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Ann Minks

Program Chair/Full Time Faculty


Ann is a tenured professor with over 20 years of experience in the healthcare documentation and administration field as an employee, supervisor, manager, business owner, instructor, and professional association president. She has designed both online and classroom-based programs and has taught a variety of general and administrative healthcare classes for workplace training facilities, public institutions, ...more about Ann Minks

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Gabriel Brown

Program Manager


Gabriel supports the department at the administrative level behind the scenes as well as advises current students who are currently enrolled in an Allied Health certificate or degree that includes creating an education plan for the Allied Health programs and reviewing transcripts. She hopes the students learn that even if they want a short certificate ...more about Gabriel Brown


Jerrie is the Work-Based Learning Coordinator (“WBLC”) for Health Sciences, Education & Wellness Institute. She supports and advises Allied Health faculty and students in navigating the many onboarding requirements to successfully enter into work-based learning (“WBL”) experiences such as externships, field studies and practicums. Specifically, she works directly with the following programs for WBL experiences: ...more about Work-Based Learning Coordinator

Ariane (Ann) Hayes-Kouadio

Full Time Teaching Faculty

Allyson Bleteh

Allied Health Faculty

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Erika Ferreri

Allied Health Faculty


Erika has been a part-time Allied Health faculty member since 2004. She holds a Master's in Adult Education and is a certified Phlebotomy instructor. She has over 26 years in healthcare. She has worked as a Phlebotomist, Clinical Lab Assistant, Laboratory Information Specialist, Clinical Research Liaison for the Federal Government, and a Subject Matter Expert ...more about Erika Ferreri

Jean Lawler

Allied Health Faculty


I am a physician with a background in the design of instructional systems. As such, I combine my love of each of these areas into teaching both healthcare and science classes. These classes include general healthcare, medical terminology, pharmacology, anatomy and physiology, pathology, and neurophysiology. My primary goal for students is to introduce them to ...more about Jean Lawler

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Leanne Leed

Allied Health Faculty


My name is LeAnne Leed. I started exactly where our students are starting. I earned a couple of certificates, went on my externship, and was hired at a local facility. In the same quarter, I was offered a job as a Teaching Assistant for the phlebotomy program I completed. This was when I discovered my ...more about Leanne Leed

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Judith Lindstrom

Allied Health Faculty


Judith has an AAS-T degree in Medical Assisting, AA degree in Administrative Assisting and Certificates in both Medical Coding & Billing and Medical Transcription. She has been employed at a family medicine practice for 12 years practicing all aspects of Medical Assisting and administrative duties. Prior to that, she worked for a Naturopathic physician for ...more about Judith Lindstrom

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Angela Oliva

Allied Health Faculty


Mrs. Oliva began her career in the United States Air Force over 31 years ago.  She served her country in the United States Air Force during Operation Desert Storm, Desert Shield and Operation Safe Haven as a Medical Administrative Specialist for over eight years. Upon the completion of her military service, she moved into mainstream ...more about Angela Oliva

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Stella Orechia

Health & Physical Education Faculty


Stella has her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Physical Education and Health Education. Her Undergraduate study was done at Brigham Young University and graduate work at San Francisco State University. She has been teaching physical education and health classes at Bellevue College since 1997, and coached its cross-country team for nine years. After taking her classes, she ...more about Stella Orechia

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Peter Prescott

Health & Physical Education Faculty/Fitness Center Director/Wellness Center Director


Peter Prescott teaches in the Health and Physical Education, Outdoor Recreation Leadership, Health and Wellness BAS and Allied Health programs and has been at Bellevue College for over 20 years.  He is the primary guide for all Outdoor Recreation Leadership Adventures and seemingly countless Wellness Center adventures. Peter received his undergraduate degree from the University of Washington, and his Master’s ...more about Peter Prescott