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Rachel Dacus
Janet Loida
Nancy Miller
Bridget Webb

Richard Stephenson

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Rachel Dacus

Rachel DacusTitle: Rad Tech Clin Coor/Faculty
Office: CTE 174A

Master of Business Admin: Missouri Baptist University
Bachelor of Science: Drury University

Rachel serves Jefferson College as the Clinical Coordinator for the Radiologic Technology Program. She holds her Master`s of Business Degree from Missouri Baptist University. She obtained her Bachelor`s of Science from Drury University in Springfield Missouri, where she also completed her Associate`s Degree in Radiologic Technology. Rachel graduated from Rolla Technical Center`s Radiologic Technology Program in 1999, She has worked in her field for over 20 years in many modalities including general radiography, CT Scan, Mammography, Fluoroscopy and pain control, QA/QC and Teleradiology/PACS. She has completed multiple registries in her field and as served as a clinical instructor for other radiology programs. She is a member of the Missouri Society of Radiologic Technologists and the American Society of Radiologic Technologists.

Janet Loida

Janet LoidaTitle:
Office: CTE 166A
Phone:Contact Health Science Secretary at 636-481-3366

Bachelor of Physical Therapy: Saint Louis University

Jan received her BS in Physical Therapy from Saint Louis University in 1981. During her 30 years as a clinician, she has worked in the rural healthcare setting with all patient types, ages, and in various settings to include hospital in-patient/acute rehab, outpatient orthopedics and industrial rehab, geriatric and pediatric home care, and skilled nursing facilities. She has taught stress and pain management as a childbirth educator for over 20 years, as well as trained and led experiential professional development courses to improve communication skills and enhance relationships. Through her professional, personal and community involvement, she has touched many families throughout the surrounding southeast Missouri counties as rehab therapist, Program Manager, educator, parent mentor and friend. Jan is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, Missouri Physical Therapy Association, and the Missouri Community College Association.

Nancy Miller

Nancy MillerTitle: AcadCoor ClinEd/Assoc Prof-PTA
Office: CTE 166A
Phone:Contact Health Science Secretary at 636-481-3366

Master of Physical Therapy: Marquette University

Nancy received her Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics in 1998 and Master of Physical Therapy degree in 2000 from Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI. She also received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Montana in 2018. She is a licensed physical therapist in MO.

She has treated patients in acute care, skilled nursing facilities and home health. She has also worked in management, corporate compliance, as an instructor in another regional PTA program, and a laboratory assistant at Washington University`s Program in Physical Therapy. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the Missouri Physical Therapy Association.

Nancy enjoys running and spending time with her family while encouraging her children in basketball and youth triathlon.

Bridget Webb

Bridget WebbTitle: ProDir/AssocProf PT Ast Prgram
Office: CTE 164A

Master of Physical Therapy: Saint Louis University
Bachelor in Exercise Science: Saint Louis University

Bridget received her DPT from the University of Montana. She completed both her BS in exercise science and her Master`s Degree in Physical Therapy from Saint Louis University. She has worked with patients in various settings to include outpatient orthopedics, home care, and nursing homes in both a treating and a consulting role. She has taught continuing education on the topics of physical agents, modalities, and exercise prescription to PTs, PTAs, OTs, and OTAs working in nursing homes to improve patient management. She completed her CEEAA certification as an exercise expert for the aging adult in May 2011. She is also adjunct faculty at Maryville University teaching a geriatrics course in their physical therapy program. She has also helped in the interprofessional education certificate program for health professions at St. Louis University. Bridget is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Missouri Physical Therapy Association (MPTA), and the Missouri Community College Association (MCCA). She has presented at the MPTA Annual Conference as well as the student sessions for the Eastern District of the MPTA.


Richard Stephenson

Richard StephensonTitle: Acad Success Ctrs Coord

Doctor of Education: Missouri Baptist University
Master of Arts in Teaching: Missouri Baptist University
Bachelor of Arts: Univ Of Missouri - St Louis

Richard has been an instructor in higher education since 2008 and started at Jefferson College in 2012. He has earned an Associate Degree in Applied Science from St. Louis Community College, a Bachelors of Arts degree from the University of Missouri St. Louis, a Masters of Arts in Teaching, and a Doctorate in Education from Missouri Baptist University. Richard is a Registered Respiratory Therapist and has worked in areas such as critical care, respiratory diagnostics, and home care. He is also a saxophone and clarinet player and has played with some of the best jazz musicians in St. Louis. Richard has taught martial arts, self-defense, and cardio-kickboxing. Additionally, Richard is certified to teach Basic Life Support for the American Heart Association.