AURA - Faculty members
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Jonathan Coffman, PhD, MBA, BA
Jonathan Coffman, PhD, MBA, BA
AUHS Chair of General Education Program
BA in Microbiology & Immunology, Southeastern University, Lakelan; PhD, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis , MBA, Nova Southeastern University, Davie
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David Omut, MBA
David Omut, MBA
Business Instructor
Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor’s in biochemistry, with STEM background, Southern California Simulation Collaborative and participated in many of the International Meeting of Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH); involved in the Career Technical Education (CTE) project for Los Angeles Unified School District from 2019 – 2021
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John Schloss, PhD
John Schloss, PhD
AUHS Chair of Pharmaceutical Sciences / Associate Dean of Research/Professor
Chemistry
Professor, Biomedical Sciences, Chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Science and Associate Dean of Research, BS (University of Tulsa), 1973, PhD (University of Tennessee-Knoxville/Oak Ridge National Laboratory), 1978, NIH Postdoctoral Fellow (University of Wisconsin-Madison), 1978-81
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Dr Andrew Patalano
Dr Andrew Patalano
Chemistry
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Ryan Papazian, BS
Ryan Papazian, BS
Mathematics and Language Arts
BA Communication Studies, San Francisco State University

BA Educational Studies in Secondary Mathematics Education, Western Governors University Taught in English, Math, and Physical Education in High School Districts in New York and California.
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Duane Carter, MA, BA, JD
Duane Carter, MA, BA, JD
History
Graduate of Saint Martin’s College (BA), the Whitworth University Graduate School (MA) and the Irvine University School of Law (JD). Former grade school, high school, junior college, university and graduate school instructor. Additional experience in educational administration as an Assistant Dean and Dean of Academics.
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Nhung Le, PhD
Nhung Le, PhD
Science
PhD in Medical Microbiology, Immunology and Cell Biology from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. Full-Time data during her year in Dr. Goate’s laboratory at Washington University in St. Louis as a full-time Data Analyst.
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Dr Mohammad-Ali Masnadi-Shirazi, PhD
Dr Mohammad-Ali Masnadi-Shirazi, PhD
Mohammad-Ali Masnadi-Shirazi, B.S. and M.S. in electrical engineering, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran, Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque.

Teaching and research, Professor of the Dept of Electrical Engineering, Shiraz University.

Visiting Professor, University of Texas, Arlington.

Postdoctoral researcher, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego.

Teaching assistant in the Dept of Electrical Engineering, University of New Mexico.

Teaching Electronics, Instructor of Shiraz College of Electronics, Shiraz University.

His research interests are in the areas of statistical signal processing, adaptive and optimal digital filtering.
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Razieh Mousavi
Razieh Mousavi
Razieh Mousavi is a BA Graduate in English Translation with a certificate IV in TESOL from the Australian Language Training Institute. She is an expert in classroom instruction and design, is proficient in multiple languages and has experience as a language acquisition teacher in high schools for 20 years.
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Grygorii Koval
Grygorii Koval
Since 2014 Grygorii Koval has been permanently teaching classical guitar in Switzerland where he gained experience in working with students of all levels and age categories. Grygorii Koval graduated from Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK) with Bachelor of Arts in Music Performance and Master of Arts in Music Pedagogy degrees in 2017. In addition to his solo performances, Grygorii often plays chamber music with various instruments. He is a regular participant at some of the world’s most prestigious masterclasses, including Summer Guitar School with Prof. Oscar Ghiglia in Siena (Italy), lessons with such famous artists as Pablo Marquez, Marcin Dylla, Aniello Desiderio and Pepe Romero. In June 2021 Grygorii received his second Master degree in Music Performance at Lugano Conservatoire (Conservatorio della Svizzera Italiana), where he was studying with famous Prof. Lorenzo Micheli. Grygorii Koval is currently finishing his doctoral program in classical guitar performance and is a teaching assistant at USC Thornton School of Music in class of Grammy Nominee Prof. Bill Kanengiser.
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Kate Lyons Landry
Kate Lyons Landry
Kate Landry holds a Masters of Fine Arts from Laguna College of Art and Design; and a Masters of Education from Framingham State University. Originally from Maine, she holds a BA from College of the Holy Cross.
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