Faculty Profiles

Our faculty are active researchers, writers and speakers; many of them internationally known for their contributions toward the advancement of their fields of study. But, most of all, they're passionate, caring teachers.

  • Alan Bode, MA

    Associate Professor, Radiology

    I have been a faculty member at St. Kate's since 1993. I have taught Radiation Exposure I, Exposure II, and Radiation Biology. I served as program director from 1993 until 2017.

  • Kari Fleming, RT (R) (ARRT)

    Clinical Coordinator

  • Merry Richards, MA

    Assistant Professor, Radiography

    I was one of the original faculty members that started the Radiography Program at St. Catherine University in 1993. We were housed in the Minneapolis campus until moving over to St. Paul in 2018. We will be accepting our 58th cohort of students in fall of 2021. With an average of 15 students in each group, I've taught over 800 students become successful radiographers. Many of these graduates are still in contact with me and also serve in leadership roles at our clinical partners.

  • Scott Haglund MA Ed, RT(R), LAT, ATC

    Radiography Program Director, Assistant Professor

    Scott joined St. Catherine University in 2011. Prior to that he was the Assistant Program Director and Clinical Coordinator for Fairview Radiography Program in Edina, MN. Scott received his Baccalaureate degree in athletic training, health physical education and recreation with a minor in physical therapy at South Dakota State University. He furthered his education into radiography at the Fairview / University of Minnesota medical center, and then went on to earn his master's degree in educational leadership and curriculum design. Scott maintains both his imaging and athletic training credentials while steering the radiography program at St Kate's and serving as an athletic trainer through Twin City Orthopedics.

  • Sean Fitzpatrick, PhD

    Associate Dean, Henrietta Schmoll School of Health

    Dr. Fitzpatrick came to St. Kate's in the Summer of 2020. Prior to that, he was a faculty member at Marian University (WI) where he led the Exercise and Sport Science program and was the Chair of the Allied Health Department. He began his career at John F. Kennedy University as a faculty member in Sport Psychology. Dr. Fitzpatrick has an ongoing research line in graduate student preparation and early career experiences in the field of Sport and Performance Psychology. Additionally, he has presented nationally on assessment issues in higher education and is an active member within the Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education (AALHE).