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Dr. Cheryl Harcum

Dr. Cheryl Harcum

Dr. Cheryl Thomas-Harcum has been partnering in health care for over 40 years. Dr. Harcum has been a Registered nurse for 40 years. She received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in the 1980s from Herbert H. Lehman College in New York, she later returned to school and received her Post Masters Adult Nurse Practitioner degree […]

Dr. Kim Phillips

With a career spanning over 22 years, Dr. Kim D. Phillips believes “Educators must be intentional, explicit, and targeted; for education is an invitation to relationship that should be compelling, engaging and persuasive to foster and propel learning”! This interaction gained her vast experience in education as she served and matriculated as a Classroom Teacher […]

Yvette Evans

Yvette Evans has worked as a Firefighter Paramedic for the last 18 years and is retiring soon. She enrolled at Walden University as a doctoral candidate in her capstone stage for Healthcare Administration. Yvette holds a Master’s in Healthcare Administration from Florida Atlantic University, a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership & Management from St. […]

Nichole Walsh

Nichole Walsh is a seasoned higher education professional with more than 20 years’ experience. Starting out as a Medical Assistant Instructor, she took the love for the student experience to management and corporate levels. Prior to HCI, she excelled in her positions; promoted as Campus Program Manager, Program Administrator, Associate Director of Student Services, and […]

Homecia St. Clair-Hill

Homecia “Meesha” St. Clair-Hill is a Registered Nurse and double-board certified Nurse Midwife and Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, practicing for 11, 5, and 3 years, respectively. She graduated from the founding school of midwifery, Frontier Nursing University in 2017 with a Master’s of Science in Nursing, Nurse Midwifery. To date, Ms. St. Clair-Hill has attended […]

Lynda Germeil

Lynda Germeil has a Doctorate in Nursing from Grand Canyon University, a Master’s Degree in Nursing Science from Florida Atlantic University, and a Family Nurse Practitioner Certification from the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Lynda worked as a healthcare practitioner for several years, gaining experience in caring for, treating, and monitoring clients with acute and […]

Lori Kaufman

Meet Lori Kaufman, the Director of Online Education. She has been with HCI College since 2018. Lori started as the nutrition instructor, then promoted to the Director of Online Education in January 2020. Born and raised in New York, she moved to South Florida in 2012. As a child she was taught to follow her […]

Lorelaine Rodriguez Hernandez, CVT

Lorelaine attended City College Hollywood for the Veterinary Technology Program in 2014 and graduated with an Associates in Science in 2016. She passed the VTNE (Veterinary Technician National Exam) and obtained her license to be an officially Certified Veterinary Technician. During one of her externships in 2015 she was hired at the General Practice Clinic […]

Laurie Bernat

Laurie Bernat is the Medical Assisting Program Director at our West Palm Beach campus. Laurie joins us with a plethora of experience. Having been in the Allied Health field for 40 years; as a medical biller, medical assistant, and office manager. In addition, she has over 20 years’ experience working in career institutes; as an […]

Joan Sherrard

Joan Sherrard is the Director of Career Services at HCI College. Her background includes 12 years as a Director and Regional Director of Career Services. Prior to working in higher education, Joan worked as a recruiter and account executive for Healthcare Staffing. Her experience in working with employers from within medical offices, hospitals, labs, diagnostic […]

Jennifer Dingee

Jennifer Dingee is the Veterinary Assisting Program Manager at our West Palm Beach Campus. She is a true Florida Native and grew up in Loxahatchee, FL. She is a certified Veterinary Technician who has been in the veterinary field for over 20 years. Jennifer has a Bachelor’s in Veterinary Technology and a Master’s in Public […]

Dr. Avis Chapman-Reese

Dr. Avis Chapman-Reese is our Dean of Academic Affairs. For over 20 years, Dr. Avis Chapman-Reese’s mantra has always been, “Teaching should be done with PASSION”! She has extensive experience in the field of education serving in the capacities of Classroom Teacher (Miami-Dade County Public Schools and School District of Palm Beach County) for Grades […]

Dr. Rouhani

Dr. Rouhani is the Medical Director at our Fort Lauderdale Campus. After completing his residency training at Vanderbilt University and Medical Center, Dr. Rouhani returned home to practice emergency medicine in South Florida. Over the last 20 years he has worked at several Emergency Departments and served as Medical Director and Chairman of the Department […]

Anna Geffrard

Anna Geffrard is the Medical Assisting Program Director at our Fort Lauderdale Campus. She is a Registered Medical Assistant and Certified Medical & Billing Specialist with more than 20 years of experience. Anna graduated from University of Phoenix with a Master of Business Administration, Bachelor of Science in Health Administration and an Associate of Science […]

Louis Felice

Mr. Felice is an EMS Instructor at the Fort Lauderdale campus. He comes with a wealth of experience as an EMT and Paramedic. He has also taught and been active in the educational field. Mr. Felice has worked in many states including New York, North Carolina and Florida. He has also volunteered as a Paramedic […]

Dr. Steven Keehn

My interest in becoming a healthcare provider was sparked as early as my high school years.  It all began while lifeguarding at a local pool one summer.  At the time, I witnessed a family member drop to the ground. Not having a true understanding of what to do, I felt helpless. It was then I […]

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