Joined Kettering College in 2019
Doctor of Science
Loma Linda University
Master of Business Administration
La Sierra University
In his role as Dean of Academic Affairs, Dr. Bennie serves as the Chief Academic Officer for the college, including the Arts & Sciences, Health Professions, and Graduate Studies divisions. He leads the college’s institutional effectiveness efforts and is the Accreditation Liaison Officer for the college to the regional institutional accreditor, the Higher Learning Commission. His prior experience includes program development and institution-level accreditation. His areas of research interest are evidence-based education, including leadership, interprofessional education, and simulation.
Distinguished Scholar and Fellow in the National Academies of Practice (FNAP)
Credentialed Fellowship Graduate of the American Physical Therapy Association's Education Leadership Institute
Farrell TW, Greer AG, Bennie S, Hageman H, Pfeifle A. Academic health centers and the quintuple aim of healthcare. Acad Med. October 18, 2022. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000005031.
Bennie S, Greer AG, Farrell TW, Hageman H, Pfeifle AL. The slow creep back: Threats and opportunities for IPE posed by COVID-19. J Allied Health. 2022; 51(1):9–14.
Shrader S, Ohtake PJ, Bennie S, Blue AV, Breitbach AP, Farrell TW, Hass RW, Greer A, Hageman H, Johnston K, Mauldin M, Nickol DR, Pfeifle A, Stumbo T, Umland E, Brandt BF. Organizational structure and resources of IPE programs in the United States: A national survey. J Interprof Educ Pract. 2022; 26,100484. doi: 10.1016/j.xjep.2021.100484
Sebelski CA, Bennie S, Jensen G. Café, community, and KSAs: A conversation on leadership in physical therapy. Educational Leadership Conference 2021: Excellence in Physical Therapy Education: Habits for the Development of an Impactful and Sustainable Future for All; October 2021; Atlanta, Georgia.
Bennie S, Darnold TA, Hack LM, Jensen GM, Miller D, Mostrom E, Nordstrom T, Sebelski CA. Exploring leadership and excellence in physical therapist education: Blazing a research path. Combined Sections Meeting; February 2020; Denver, Colorado.
Bennie S, Rodriguez T. Characteristics of entry-level physical therapist program directors. J Phys Ther Educ. 2019; 33(1):70-77.
Bennie S, Pignataro RM. Effect of simulation on physical therapy student confidence and satisfaction in the practice of wound management. Combined Sections Meeting; January 2019; Washington, District of Columbia.