The Shelden Clinical Simulation Center partners and staff are dedicated to the continuous improvement of people and processes and the transformation of health care education through research, hard work, lifelong learning, and clinical and academic excellence.



Dena Higbee, EdS, MS, CHSE
Executive Director of Simulation

Jack Wells, MD, CHSE
Medical Director

Jason Snyder, BA
Simulation Operations Manager

Sheila Marushak, M. Ed.
Simulation Education Specialist - SP Program Manager

Sarah Squires-Weber, MBA
Business Support Specialist

Marty Runyan, BSN, RN
Simulation Education Specialist - Clinical

Shauna Tuggle, RN, MSN
Simulation Education Specialist - Clinical

Damon Coyle
Simulation Innovation Specialist

Bobby Horn, EMT-P
Outreach Education Coordinator

Beth Plaster
Simulation Coordinator

Alison Gorman, BSE
Simulated Participant Training & Development Coordinator

Kristi Perry
Simulated Participant Coordinator

Rachel Keeler, BS, RRT
Learning Space Coordinator

Susan Wampler
GTA Coordinator