Consulting Biomedicine Team
The consulting team was created to provide recommendations to program administrators in the following areas:
- Provide wise advice for biomedicine programming decisions.
- Give guidance in developing clinical practicums for students.
- Advocate for the biomedicine program within health care networks.
- Present clinical perspectives in academic courses through resourcing and presence.
- Assist in building relationships in the health care community.
- Serve as a resource mentors for students in their research projects.
The consulting team is led by the program’s scholar-in-residence, Dr. Joe Longacher. Other members include:
Dr. Joe Longacher – MA in Biomedicine Scholar-in-Residence, EMU class of 1959, Medical College of Virginia (MCV), retired clinical professor of internal medicine Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU).
Dr. Bob Harris – DDS, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry class of 2011, private practice general dentist.
Mr. Jim Krauss – BA, Pennsylvania State University, MA in Health Service Administration, George Washington University, Sentara RMH Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer.
Dr. Luanne Bender Long – BA in Psychology, HR Kings College, MA in Counseling, EMU, PhD in Marriage & Family Studies, Liberty University, Clinical Manager, Sentara RMH Outpatient Behavioral Health
Dr. Joe Martin – EMU class of 1959, University of Alberta, Edmonton, class of 1962 former dean of Harvard Medical School
Dr. Randy Longenecker – EMU class of 1975, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine class of 1979, assistant dean for Rural and Underserved Program, Ohio University – Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine
Dr. Phil Moyer – Goshen College class of 1966, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine class of 1970. Regular visiting physician in India and Albania.
Dr. John Wenger – EMU class of 1985, Philadelphia School of Osteopathic Medicine class of 1995, family practice, Sentara RMH Integrative Medicine
Teresa Yoder – RN, MSN, George Mason University class of 1995, director of RMH Women’s Services