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Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine


Lisa Burch-Windrem, MEd

Assistant Dean for Student Affairs


BS, Azusa Pacific University, Liberal Studies
MEd, Azusa Pacific University, College Student Development
EdD in Organizational Leadership, expected 2024, University of Dayton

Past academic positions

  • Assistant Dean of Students/ Director of Student Life at Linfield Good Samaritan School of Nursing, Portland Oregon
  • Director of Student Programs/Resident Director at Northwestern College, Orange City Iowa
  • International Student Advisor, Azusa Pacific University, Azusa California
  • Financial Aid Advisor, Azusa Pacific University, Azusa California


Northwestern College: Vocational Development Sabbatical Leave to assist in implementing StrengthsQuest Assessment to first year students at LCC International University, Klaipeda Lithuania

Additional Information

Lisa Burch-Windrem joined the Student Affairs department at WSU Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine in November 2017. In her role as Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, Lisa serves as the department lead for services, programs, and student support, and lends daily leadership to Student Affairs team members.

Dedicated to positive student experiences, Lisa is a passionate student affairs professional with over 20 years of experience serving college students at private liberal arts institutions and public universities. Lisa is a first generation college graduate and finds it a complete joy to help all students achieve their personal and educational goals as they navigate their journey to becoming medical leaders.

Through all her professional positions and volunteer opportunities, Lisa has strived to be a motivated student-centered leader who portrays understanding, commitment, efficiency, flexibility, resourcefulness, and innovation in all she does.

StrengthsQuest Top 5 Strengths: Activator, Deliberative, Developer, Empathy, and Relator

Lisa Burch Windrem
Assistant Dean for Student Affairs