Janis L Lowry is an Assistant Professor and works in both the Center for Academic Achievement and Health and Biomedical Sciences department. Her responsibilities at AHU are the management and teaching of Philosophy of Healthcare. Philosophy of Healthcare is a cross designated humanities and religion class required for all students at AHU. The course is taught using coaches from the Center for Academic Achievement and area pastors to familiarize students with the support resources of the university and to help students understand the importance of spirituality in healthcare. In addition to Philosophy of Healthcare she also teaches in two online courses, World History and World Religions for the Healthcare Professions. She has been employed full time by the university for eight years. Her undergraduate work was done primarily in Europe at Newbold College. Her areas of study were French, English and History. She began teaching at Stanborough School and upon returning to North America taught in Saskatchewan and Nova Scotia. Her Master’s degree is from Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Michigan. She has taught at all levels and has served as a grade 1-12 principal. She has served as Chair of the Humanities department at Forest Lake Academy for 10 years.