Manchester Names Dean For Natural & Health Sciences
Mark Huntington has been named dean for Natural and Health Sciences in the College of Pharmacy, Natural and Health Sciences at Manchester University. He has served as associate dean since October 2015. Huntington earned his bachelor’s degree in biology from Manchester, his master’s degree in physical therapy from Boston University and his doctorate in physical education administration and human anatomy from Indiana University. He is also a certified athletic trainer and licensed physical therapist. Huntington has been a Manchester faculty member for 32 years, starting as the university’s first certified athletic trainer in 1984. His teaching specialties include exercise physiology and human anatomy, and his clinical specialty is musculoskeletal assessment. He has served as associate dean for academic affairs and chair of MU’s former Exercise and Sport Sciences Department and has been instrumental in developing nationally accredited undergraduate and graduate programs in athletic training at MU.