Yas Simonian, PhD

Yas Simonian, PhD

Dean, Weber State University Dumke College of Health Professions

Yasmen Simonian, PhD, MLS(ASCP)CM, FASAHP, has been the dean of the Dumke College of Health Professions at Weber State University since 2008. Dr. Simonian graduated from University of Utah from three different colleges – College of Health, College of Pharmacy and College of Medicine. Her many professional achievements include serving as the President of the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science (NAACLS), Commissioner on the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) and representing the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions (ASAHP). Dr. Simonian has received numerous teaching awards and recognitions including the Brady Presidential Distinguished Professor, The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of teaching Utah Professor of the year, the Kendall Award for Professional Achievement in Hematology/Hemostasis award and many more. Dr. Simonian is dedicated to excellence in education of the healthcare providers of the future.