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Mark Huntington is named dean for Natural and Health Sciences

Dr. Mark Huntington has been named the dean for Natural and Health Sciences in the College of Pharmacy, Natural and Health Sciences at Manchester University. 

Mark HuntingtonHuntington has served as associate dean for Natural and Health Sciences since Oct. 1, 2015. 

He 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. 

Huntington is also a certified athletic trainer and licensed physical therapist.  He 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.  His first day in this new role was April 17, 2017.

About Manchester University
Manchester University, with campuses in North Manchester and Fort Wayne, Ind., offers more than 60 areas of academic study to 1,600 students in undergraduate programs, a Master of Athletic Training, a Master of Pharmacogenomics and a four-year professional Doctor of Pharmacy.  Learn more about the private, northern Indiana school at

April 2017