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About Us

About the College

Launch Your Career Here!

Come to the College of Health Sciences at Riverside Health for small class sizes, ideal student-to-instructor ratios and excellent facilities and equipment. Stay for the lifelong connections you’ll make, essential skills you’ll learn and the successful career you’ll launch.

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We Set Students Up for Success

Riverside College of Health Sciences' goal is to connect with you and support you throughout your time here – and beyond – by offering direct, real-world experiences you can apply in your career on day one.

Your success in the classroom translates to success in your career, where you will help people and save lives. You’ll leave our programs ready to take on anything – and we’ve got the numbers to prove it.

91% Licensure Pass Rate*
#8 Forbes Top 30**
3.8/4 Student Satisfaction
90% Job Placement***


*Percentage of students, across all programs, that passed their licensure or certification exams on the first attempt.

**According to the nationwide 'Top 30 Two-Year Trade Schools' released by Forbes (2017).

***Percentage of students working in a related field within 12 months of graduation.

All numbers based off of the most recent reporting period (2022).

Our Leadership

College Administration


Robin Nelhuebel - PhD, MSN, RN, RT(R)

Executive Director



Beth Compton, MSN, RN

Dean, Nursing Education



Charlene Jensen, DPT, PT, MMHPE

Dean, Allied Health Education, Physical Therapist Assistant Program Director



Terri Del Corso, MSN, MPS, RN

Dean, Institutional Effectiveness, College Disabilities Officer



G. Michael Hamilton, MEd

Dean, Student Success




Program Administration


Christina Barley, MMHPE, BS, CST, CRCST

Assistant Dean, Surgical Technology



Lianne White, M.E.d, RT(R)(M)

Assistant Dean, Radiologic Technology



Deborah Outlaw, MSN, RN

Assistant Dean, Professional Nursing



Wendy Unison-Pace, PHD, RN, BCETS

Associate Dean, RN-to-BSN



Cheralynn Chambers, MBA, RDCS, RVT, RT(R)(CT)

Assistant Dean, Cardiovascular Technology



Candice Norris, BS, LPTA, CES

Assistant Program Director/ACCE, Physical Therapist Assistant



Kirsten Swain, MPH, RRT, RRT-ACCS

Assistant Dean, Respiratory Care



Victoria Crisp, RN, MSN, CEN

Assistant Dean, Practical Nursing and Nurse Aide



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Our Values

Be Part of Something Greater

At Riverside College of Health Sciences, we have a storied history — a commitment to strengthening our communities through health, education and extraordinary care. Students like you make that possible. Take time to explore and be part of our history, mission, vision and values.

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