Faculty Profiles.

GAIN INDUSTRY INSIGHTS FROM EXPERIENCED PROFESSORS.

Meet our faculty, the experienced professionals who will be by your side throughout your educational journey. Their balance of academic and real-world perspectives form the basis of our hands-on learning approach. And best of all, you’ll learn from qualified, knowledgeable professors whether you choose to study online or in a hybrid format. Get to know some of our featured faculty below.

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Lisa Campbell, PhD, MPM, MHA, RHIA, CDIP, CCS, CCS-P, CPC, COC, CPC-I, AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM/PCSTrainer

Professor of Health and Business Since 1997
  • Industry Experience: Medical Billing and Coding, Clinical Documentation, formerly a Physician’s Assistant
  • Location: Chicago, IL

An expert on clinical documentation in the healthcare industry, Lisa began her career as a physician’s assistant. She quickly realized her passion for the business side of the medical industry, and became heavily involved in medical billing and coding. She enjoys educating the future generation of health care professionals and working with physician practices to improve their clinical documentation.

Jonathan Agresta, M.Ed.

Professor of Web Graphic Design, Multimedia and Critical Thinking Since 2009
  • Industry Experience: Web Design, Publishing
  • Locations: Fort Washington, Philadelphia, Online

“What really makes DeVry unique is our people. I have never been affiliated with a school where so many colleagues are focused singularly on student success. From the front desk to the president’s office, our goal is all the same – to get students across the stage to graduation and successfully working in their field.”

Michelle Bradford, Psy.D.

Professor of Business Since 2011
  • Industry Experience: Psychology 
  • Location: Fresno, CA

An organizational psychologist, Michelle works with students to ensure they have the knowledge and skills needed to thrive in most any professional situation.

Michael Reitzel, Ph.D., J.D.

Professor of Business Since 2005
  • Industry Experience: Over 25 years of leadership experience including general management, marketing, engineering and technology, international business, business development and more. He has held VP roles in organizations from early stage start-ups to Fortune 50 companies. 
  • Location: Austin, TX

“As a professor, I challenge and push my students to grow through a rich educational experience. My role is to point them in the right direction and help them learn as they interact with fellow students and overcome obstacles. Students must not only master the knowledge in their courses but also deepen critical skills such as persuasion, influence and the ability to foster and contribute collaboratively.”

Paul Kohara, MBA, CAPM

Professor of Business Since 2002
  • Industry Experience: Project Engineer, Project Management
  • Location: Newark, CA

“I enjoy everything about teaching. I love to help students improve their lives and challenge their perspective about themselves and the world around them.”

Jeevan D’Souza, Ph.D.

Professor of Engineering and Information Systems Since 2006
  • Industry Experience: Information Technology 
  • Location: Midtown Manhattan, NY

D’Souza moved to the United States in 2001 to obtain a Master’s degree in electrical engineering. For his thesis, he built one of the first-generation fitness tracking devices with many of the same features commonly offered on such devices today. He’s always dreamed of being a professor, and is a member of many industry organizations such as the ASEE and IEEE. 

 

“The faculty are patient and really explain the material and are willing to work with students if they need assistance. They also respond rather quickly to emails."

Katie Gallagher BS in Computer Information Systems, 2016