Our Staff

Director

Celeste Crowe, Director 

Education:

  • Certificate, Core Concepts in Public Health, University of North Carolina
  • MS, Biology, East Tennessee State University 
  • BS, Biology, East Tennessee State University 

Areas of Interest:  Health Professions Advising, Student Success, Disadvantaged and Underrepresented Students, Health Policy, Access and Equity, and Leadership 

Biography:  Celeste worked at ETSU, Tusculum College, and Union College before arriving at Appalachian in 2007.  She is active in many professions associations; previously serving as SAAHP President, HPANC President, and NAAHP 2018 National Meeting Co-chair.  She was awarded the SAAHP Award for Service in 2019.  She enjoys dance, pilates, travel, college sports, and being CeCe to her niece.

Contact Celeste:  crowect@appstate.edu

Appointments: Click here to make an appointment with Celeste.

HPA Advisor

Catherine Sherrill, advisor

Education:

  • MA, Appalachian State University
  • BFA, University of Georgia

Areas of Interest: Student Success, First Generation College Students, Transfer Students, International Education, Diversity, Social Justice.

Biography: Catherine has been serving students in the Beaver College of Health Sciences since 2012.  She completed her MA in Higher Education in May 2018, further developing her interests in advising and student support. Catherine is also a Transfer Mentor at ASU and a certified mediator for the North Carolina Office of State Human Resources.  As a staff member at ASU, she enjoys connecting with international students and visitors and volunteering with AppKIDS.  Catherine balances work with practicing yoga, running, travelling, and enjoying time with her son.

Contact Catherine:  sherrillca@appstate.edu 

Appointments:  Click here to make an appointment with Catherine

Peer Advisors

HPA Peer Advisors are trained to help their peers plan for their health professions futures.

They can assist with pre-requisite course review, timeline planning, finding extracurricular activities, and other awesome opportunitites.

They undergo an extensive selection and training process to serve as an Health Professions Advising Office Peer Advisors. Please feel free to contact any of them for asssistance. 

You can find them in the HPA Office in Holmes Convocation  during the academic year, Tues-Thurs afternoons. Feel free to drop by during those times to meet with them.

Schedule an appointment with them here.  

 Name

Major

Career Interest

ASU Email
(@appstate.edu)

Caroline Annas

Public Health

PT

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Jama Brookes

Psychology 

MD

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Nick Bufano

Exercise Science

DDS

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Kaitlin Dillard

Exercise Science

PT

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Emily Doub

Psych

OT

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Kelsey Eaves

Exercise Science

PA

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Abby Farrell

Exercise Science

PT

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McKenzie Miller

CSD

CSD

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Gabe Ramirez

Bio/Chem

Pharm

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Zach Reynolds

Exercise Science

MD

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Richard (RJ) Rivenburgh

Exercise Science

PT

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Sarah Simaan

Exercise Science

PT

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