College of Health Science and Public Health
601 E. Riverside Avenue, Suite 400
Spokane, WA 99202
Donna Mann, earned her bachelor of science and post-professional doctorate degree at Loma Linda University and her master of science from EWU. She joined Eastern Washington University in 2009 as an assistant professor in the Occupational Therapy Program and went on to serve as an associate professor in 2015 and associate dean of the College of Health Science and Public Health in 2016. Her doctoral studies focused on the reduction of chronic diseases for improved health and wellness. She is a board-certified diplomat of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine.
A long-time clinician in the Spokane area, Mann has worked for local hospitals and clinics. As a private practitioner, her practice was the first pediatric home health agency in the state, employing many professionals who practiced in multi-disciplinary and trans-disciplinary models. In addition to home- and clinic-based therapy services, her practice served K-12 physical, occupational, and speech-language therapy needs throughout the Eastern Washington region for many years.
Donna Bachand earned a bachelor of science in nursing degree from Arkansas State University, and both her master’s and doctorate degrees in nursing at Texas Woman’s University. Prior to coming to Eastern she was professor and director of the bachelor of science in nursing and accelerated bachelor of science in nursing programs at Concordia University-Portland. She was also a faculty advisor for international experiences in health promotion and community health.