Faculty & Staff

All bios are sorted alphabetically.

Faculty

April Ezell

April Ezell

Instructor

Ezell is an instructor in the kinesiology program. She was raised in Cincinnati, Ohio and attended Lipscomb from 1978-1983. While at Lipscomb, she was a member of the Lady Bisons, and played one year under coach Hodgson and one year under coach Bennett. She also played three years on the... [More]

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615.966.5820 (ext. 5820)

Lynn Griffith

Lynn Griffith

Professor

Griffith began working at Lipscomb in the fall of 1980. During his time at Lipscomb, Griffith has served as department chair of the former Health and Physical Education Department, men’s tennis coach, assistant baseball coach (served under Lipscomb Hall of Fame member, Ken Dugan), cross country coach and an assistant... [More]

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615.966.5751 (ext. 5751)

Ruth Henry

Ruth Henry

Vice Chair, Kinesiology and Nutrition
Professor

Henry came to Lipscomb in 1992, and has taught classes in exercise science, health and physical education since then. Henry attended Lipscomb from kindergarten through college, receiving the Bachelor of Science degree in 1974. She received her master's degree from Middle Tennessee State University in 1992, and completed the Doctor... [More]

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615.966.5757 (ext. 5757)

Kent Johnson

Kent Johnson

Professor

Kent Johnson has been at Lipscomb since 1984 and is a professor of Exercise Science. Prior to coming to Lipscomb, he taught at the high school level, coached high school track and directed a wellness program for a hospital in Mississippi. Johnson completed his Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology from the... [More]

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615.966.5770 (ext. 5770)

Anna Rose Robertson

Anna Rose Robertson

Assistant Professor

Robertson is an Assistant Professor in Kinesiology at Lipscomb. She was raised near Tupelo, Miss., but came to Nashville to attend Lipscomb where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Health and Physical Education. While at Lipscomb she participated in Intramurals, Kinesiology club, Delta Sigma, and Pi Kappa Sigma. She... [More]

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615.966.5759 (ext. 5759)

Karen Robichaud

Karen Robichaud

Director, Graduate EXNS
Assistant Professor

Robichaud embraces her role as program director of graduate studies in nutrition and exercise science. She has taught as an adjunct professor for five years at Lipscomb instructing students through courses in healthful living, jogging and lifetime fitness. Her passion for guiding students in her health promotion and disease prevention... [More]

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615.966.5602 (ext. 5602)

Matthew Ruiz

Matthew Ruiz

Associate Professor of Kinesiology

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615.966.5203 (ext. 5203)

Jeremy Townsend

Jeremy Townsend

Assistant Professor of Kinesiology

Jeremy Townsend is currently an Assistant Professor in Exercise and Nutrition Science at Lipscomb University. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Harding University where he was a captain of the Bison Football Team. Currently, he is finishing his doctoral studies at the University of Central Florida with a research focus... [More]

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615.966.5618 (ext. 5618)

Staff

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Julie Lillicrap

Administrative Assistant

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615.966.5700 (ext. 5700)

Linda Price

Linda Price

Administrative Assistant

Linda Price first came to Lipscomb in the fall of 1969 to attend college and graduated in 1973 with a B.S. teaching degree in Health and Physical Education. She taught Physical Education at David Lipscomb Elementary and Middle schools 1977 through 1983. That year she resigned from her position for... [More]

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615.966.5922 (ext. 5922)

Adjunct Faculty

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Miller Chandler

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615.966.5922 (ext. 5922)

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Jantrice Johnson

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615.966.5922 (ext. 5922)

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Shannon Mathis

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615.966.5922 (ext. 5922)

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Greg Palevo

Adjunct Faculty

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Mari-Etta Parrish

Adjunct Faculty

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615.966.5922 (ext. 5922)

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Crystal Van Meter

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615.966.5922 (ext. 5922)