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Faculty Directory

Meet Our Faculty

Kimberly Abraham | DNP, RN, CPN | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Kimberly Abraham

DNP, RN, CPN

Assistant Professor

Safa A Al-Arabi | PhD, MPH, MSN, CNL, RN | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Safa A Al-Arabi

PhD, MPH, MSN, CNL, RN

Associate Professor
CNL Track Coordinator

Jacqueline Aoughsten | DNP, RN, ACNP-C | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Jacqueline Aoughsten

DNP, RN, ACNP-C

Assistant Professor
AGACNP Track Coordinator

Jennifer Barnett | DNP, RN, FNP-BC | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Jennifer Barnett

DNP, RN, FNP-BC

Assistant Professor

Maureen Biggs | DNP, APRN, FNP-BC | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Maureen Biggs

DNP, APRN, FNP-BC

Adjunct Associate Professor
Clinical Director of the Nurse Managed Clinic at St. Vincent's
Doctor of Nursing Practice
Family Practice Nurse Practitioner

Patricia Blair | PhD, LLM, JD, MSN, RN | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Patricia Blair

PhD, LLM, JD, MSN, RN

Associate Professor

Ellen Boyd | PhD, MSN, RN, FNP-BC | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Ellen Boyd

PhD, MSN, RN, FNP-BC

Assistant Professor
NE Track Coordinator

Carol Bruno | MSN, RN | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Carol Bruno

MSN, RN

Assistant Professor

Morgan Cangelosi | MSN, RN, FNP-C, CCRN | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Morgan Cangelosi

MSN, RN, FNP-C, CCRN

Assistant Professor

Andrea Colburn | DNP, MSN, AGACNP-BC, CCRN | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Andrea Colburn

DNP, MSN, AGACNP-BC, CCRN

Assistant Professor

Kimberly Curtin | DNP, APRN, ACNS-BC, CCRN, CEN, CNL | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Kimberly Curtin

DNP, APRN, ACNS-BC, CCRN, CEN, CNL

Assistant Professor

Cheryl Day | MSN, RN, CNS | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Cheryl Day

MSN, RN, CNS

Assistant Professor

Annalyn DeMello | PhD, MPH, RN | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Annalyn DeMello

PhD, MPH, RN

Assistant Professor

Vicky Ebone | DNP, RN, GNP-BC | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Vicky Ebone

DNP, RN, GNP-BC

Assistant Professor

Christopher Edwards | PhD, RN | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Christopher Edwards

PhD, RN

Assistant Professor

Lorraine Evangelista | PhD, RN, CNS, FAHA, FAAN | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Lorraine Evangelista

PhD, RN, CNS, FAHA, FAAN

Associate Dean for Research & Scholarship and Professor
Lena Finke Distinguished Chair for Nursing Arts

Juan Feng | PhD, MA, RN, CNE | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Juan Feng

PhD, MA, RN, CNE

Assistant Professor

Meredith Ford | MSN, RN, CNE | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Meredith Ford

MSN, RN, CNE

Assistant Professor

Sharron Forest | DNP, RN, NNP-BC | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Sharron Forest

DNP, RN, NNP-BC

Associate Professor
DNP Program Director

Carol Glaze | MSN, RN, IBCLC, CNE | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Carol Glaze

MSN, RN, IBCLC, CNE

Assistant Professor

Letitia Graves | PhD, MSN, RN | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Letitia Graves

PhD, MSN, RN

Assistant Professor

Pamela Harris-Haman | DNP, CRNP, NNP-BC | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Pamela Harris-Haman

DNP, CRNP, NNP-BC

Assistant Professor

Connie Heard | DNP, APRN, FNP-BC | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Connie Heard

DNP, APRN, FNP-BC

Assistant Professor

LaVelle Isreal-Brown | MSN, RN, CPN | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

LaVelle Isreal-Brown

MSN, RN, CPN

Assistant Professor

Shinu John | DNP, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, OCN | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Shinu John

DNP, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, OCN

Assistant Professor

Susan Johnson | DNP, MSN, ACNP-C, RN | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Susan Johnson

DNP, MSN, ACNP-C, RN

Assistant Professor

Deborah Jones | PhD, RN | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Deborah Jones

PhD, RN

Senior Vice President and Dean, School of Nursing
Rebecca Sealy Distinguished Centennial Chair

Mini Jose | PhD, RN, FNP-C | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Mini Jose

PhD, RN, FNP-C

Associate Professor

Adrian Juarez | PhD, RN | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Adrian Juarez

PhD, RN

Assistant Professor

Cheryl Juneau | DrPH, RN, FNP-BC | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Cheryl Juneau

DrPH, RN, FNP-BC

Associate Professor
FNP Track Coordinator
Jesse and Alicia Dunn Endowed Professorship in Nursing

DeMonica Junious | PhD, RN, CNE | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

DeMonica Junious

PhD, RN, CNE

Assistant Professor

Laura King | DNP, MSN, RN, CNE | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Laura King

DNP, MSN, RN, CNE

Assistant Professor

Shatoi King | PhD, MSN-Ed, RN-BC | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Shatoi King

PhD, MSN-Ed, RN-BC

Assistant Professor

Patricia Lea | DNP, MSEd, RN, CCRN | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Patricia Lea

DNP, MSEd, RN, CCRN

Associate Professor
Baccalaureate Program & RN-BSN Program Director

J. (John) Michael Leger | PhD, MBA, RN, NEA-BC, CNE, CNL | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

J. (John) Michael Leger

PhD, MBA, RN, NEA-BC, CNE, CNL

Associate Professor
Assistant Dean, Organizational Effectiveness and Evaluation
Executive Nurse Leader Track Coordinator
John P. McGovern Chair in the Healing Practices of Nursing

Bruce Leonard | PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, NP-C | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Bruce Leonard

PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, NP-C

Professor

Elizabeth Lorenzo | PhD, RN | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Elizabeth Lorenzo

PhD, RN

Assistant Professor

Heidi Luft | PhD, RN | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Heidi Luft

PhD, RN

Assistant Professor

Sheba Luke | DNP, RN, FNP-C, NEA-BC | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Sheba Luke

DNP, RN, FNP-C, NEA-BC

Assistant Professor

Bushra Manakatt | DNP, RN, FNP-C | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Bushra Manakatt

DNP, RN, FNP-C

Assistant Professor

Cheyenne (Darlene) Martin | PhD, RN, FAAN | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Cheyenne (Darlene) Martin

PhD, RN, FAAN

Professor
Rebecca and Edwin Gale Professorship

Dora Martin | DNP, RN, WHCNP, RNC | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Dora Martin

DNP, RN, WHCNP, RNC

Assistant Professor

Tina Mathers | MSN, MBA, RN | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Tina Mathers

MSN, MBA, RN

Assistant Professor

Dwayne More | DNP, RN, CNE | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Dwayne More

DNP, RN, CNE

Assistant Professor

M. Kathleen Murphy | DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

M. Kathleen Murphy

DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN

Professor
Assoc. Dean for Inclusivity, Global Health and Community Engagement
Alice O. Stubblefield, Professorship in Nursing

Hoang Nguyen | PhD | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Hoang Nguyen

PhD

Associate Professor
Biostatistician

Obiamaka Oji | DNP, APRN, FNP-BC | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Obiamaka Oji

DNP, APRN, FNP-BC

Assistant Professor

Mary O'Keefe | PhD, JD, APRN, CNS P/MH, LPC, FAAN | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Mary O'Keefe

PhD, JD, APRN, CNS P/MH, LPC, FAAN

Professor
PhD Program Director
Constance Brewer Koomey Professorship in Nursing

Elizabeth Petitt | DNP, RN, FNP-C, DCNP | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Elizabeth Petitt

DNP, RN, FNP-C, DCNP

Assistant Professor
MSN Program Director

Carolyn Phillips | PhD, RN | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Carolyn Phillips

PhD, RN

Associate Professor
Dibrell Family Professor in the Art of Medicine

Sandra Priest | DNP, RN, NNP-BC | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Sandra Priest

DNP, RN, NNP-BC

Assistant Professor
NNP Track Coordinator

Miriam Ramos | DNP, MSN, RN, FNP-C | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Miriam Ramos

DNP, MSN, RN, FNP-C

Assistant Professor

Patricia Richard | PhD, RN | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Patricia Richard

PhD, RN

Department Chair for Undergraduate Studies
Associate Professor
The Florence Thelma Hall Distinguished Professorship

Stephanie Rosser | DNP, APRN, ACNPC, CCRN-CMC, NEA-BC | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Stephanie Rosser

DNP, APRN, ACNPC, CCRN-CMC, NEA-BC

Assistant Professor
BSN-DNP Track Coordinator

Linda Rounds | PhD, RN, FNP, FAANP, FAAN | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Linda Rounds

PhD, RN, FNP, FAANP, FAAN

Professor
Assoc. Dean for Professional Development
Department Chair for Graduate Studies
DNP Program Director
Betty Lee Evans Nursing Professorship

Kimberly Rumsey | DNP, MSN, RN, CNE | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Kimberly Rumsey

DNP, MSN, RN, CNE

Assistant Professor
BSN Junior Track Coordinator

Christen Sadler | MSN, CNM, CNE, LCCE, FACCE | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Christen Sadler

MSN, CNM, CNE, LCCE, FACCE

Assistant Professor

Patricia Savard | DNP, MSN, RN, ANP-C | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Patricia Savard

DNP, MSN, RN, ANP-C

Assistant Professor

Gwenn Scott | DNP, RN, FNP-BC, CNS | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Gwenn Scott

DNP, RN, FNP-BC, CNS

Assistant Professor

E'Loria Simon-Campbell | PhD, RN | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

E'Loria Simon-Campbell

PhD, RN

Assistant Professor

Y. Kristen Starnes-Ott | PhD, BS, CRNA, FNAP | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Y. Kristen Starnes-Ott

PhD, BS, CRNA, FNAP

Vice Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor
Betty P. Akins Endowed Chair in Nursing

Jacquelyn Svoboda | DNP, MSN, RNC, WHNP | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Jacquelyn Svoboda

DNP, MSN, RNC, WHNP

Director of Educational Innovations
Assistant Professor

Josie Tombrella | DNP, APRN, AGPCNP-BC | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Josie Tombrella

DNP, APRN, AGPCNP-BC

Assistant Professor
AGPCNP Track Coordinator

Margaret Touw | DNP, MSN, RN | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Margaret Touw

DNP, MSN, RN

Assistant Professor

Roy Trahan | PhD, RN | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Roy Trahan

PhD, RN

Assistant Professor
BSN Senior Track Coordinator

Huey-Ming Tzeng | PhD, RN, FAAN | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Huey-Ming Tzeng

PhD, RN, FAAN

Professor

M. Terese Verklan | PhD, RNC, FAAN, CCNS | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

M. Terese Verklan

PhD, RNC, FAAN, CCNS

Professor

Rebeka Watson Campbell | PhD, RN, CNE | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Rebeka Watson Campbell

PhD, RN, CNE

Associate Professor

Bonnie Webster | MS, RN, BC | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Bonnie Webster

MS, RN, BC

Assistant Professor

Cindy West | DNP, APRN, CRNA | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Cindy West

DNP, APRN, CRNA

Assistant Professor

Carol Wiggs | PhD, RN, CNM, AHN-BC | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Carol Wiggs

PhD, RN, CNM, AHN-BC

Associate Professor
RN-BSN Track Coordinator

Charlotte Wisnewski | PhD, MS, RN, CDCES, CNE | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Charlotte Wisnewski

PhD, MS, RN, CDCES, CNE

Associate Professor

Kaci Woods-Chinn | MA Behavioral Science/IOPsych, BS Psychology, BS Business | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Kaci Woods-Chinn

MA Behavioral Science/IOPsych, BS Psychology, BS Business

Assistant Professor/Academic Counselor

Tammy Young | MSN, RN | Faculty Biography | UTMB School of Nursing

Tammy Young

MSN, RN

Assistant Professor