College of Health Science and Public Health
601 E. Riverside Avenue, STE 403
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.
Cindy Chadwick joined EWU in 2008 as a budget and administrative services manager. Chadwick then rejoined the Eastern family in 2015 to serve as the administrative specialist in the newly formed College of Health Science and Public Health. She earned her bachelor of arts in communication studies from EWU as well as a graduate certificate in health services administration.
Prior to working for EWU, Cindy worked for 17 years at the University of California, Santa Barbara as a business officer. During her tenure, she also served as chair of the UCSB chancellor’s Staff Advisory Council, president of the UC Systemwide Academic Business Officer Group, and as a facilitator at the UC Business Officer Institutes.
Oksana Franco joined the EWU in 2017. She earned her bachelor of arts in accounting from the University of Alaska, Anchorage in 2010. Prior to working for EWU, Oksana has worked solely in accounting and budget-related jobs since, including Positronic Industries in Springfield, MO, St. Luke’s Hospital in Boise, ID, and the State of Alaska in Juneau, AK.