University Administration

Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences has a collaborative leadership approach - enlisting our regional medical community, esteemed Board of Trustees, faculty, staff, and students to accomplish common goals. 

Under the leadership of President and Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Keith Watson, the members of the President's Advisory Council share responsibility for University functions and advise the president on collaborations, strategic planning, policy and program development, and outreach.


PNWU President's Advisory Council

D. Keith Watson, DO, President 

Robert Sutton, PhD, Senior Advisor to the President

Edward Bilsky, PhD, Provost and Chief Academic Officer for the University

Frank Alvarez, MBA, Chief Operations Officer

Ann Hittle, BA, CPA, Chief Financial Officer

Michele Erickson, Chief Development Officer 

Michele McCarroll, PhD, Chief Research Officer 

Jameson Watkins, MLIS, Chief Information Officer

Erin Murphy, MS, Chief Human Resource Officer

Dean O'Driscoll, MA, Chief Communications Officer

Thomas Scandalis, DO, Dean, PNWU-College of Osteopathic Medicine - COM Admin