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Meet Our Faculty

Kimberly Abraham | DNP, RN | UTMB School of Nursing

Kimberly Abraham

DNP, RN

Assistant Professor

Safa A Al-Arabi | Phd, MPH, MSN, CNL, RN | UTMB School of Nursing

Safa A Al-Arabi

Phd, MPH, MSN, CNL, RN

Associate Professor
CNL Track Administrator

Suzanne Alton | DNP, RN, FNP-BC | UTMB School of Nursing

Suzanne Alton

DNP, RN, FNP-BC

Associate Professor
Core Track Administrator

Irma Alvarado | PhD, RN, HACP | UTMB School of Nursing

Irma Alvarado

PhD, RN, HACP

Assistant Professor

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

Jacqueline Aoughsten

DNP, RN, ACNP-C

Assistant Professor
AGACNP Track Administrator

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

Jennifer Barnett

DNP, FNP-BC

Assistant Professor

Maureen Biggs | DNP, APRN, FNP-BC | 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

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

Ellen Boyd

PhD, FNP-BC, RN

Assistant Professor
NE Track Administrator

Carol Bruno | MSN, RN | UTMB School of Nursing

Carol Bruno

MSN, RN

Assistant Professor

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

Morgan Cangelosi

MSN, RN, FNP-C, CCRN

Assistant Professor

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

Cheryl Day

MSN, RN, CNS

Assistant Professor

Betty Douzar | MSN, RN | UTMB School of Nursing

Betty Douzar

MSN, RN

Assistant Professor

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

Vicky Ebone

DNP, RN, GNP-BC

Assistant Professor

Christopher Edwards | PhD, RN | UTMB School of Nursing

Christopher Edwards

PhD, RN

Assistant Professor

Rachel Ellis | MSN, RN | UTMB School of Nursing

Rachel Ellis

MSN, RN

Assistant Professor

Lorraine Evangelista | PhD, RN, FAAN | UTMB School of Nursing

Lorraine Evangelista

PhD, RN, FAAN

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

Juan Feng | MSN, MA, RN, CNE | UTMB School of Nursing

Juan Feng

MSN, MA, RN, CNE

Assistant Professor

Meredith Ford | MSN, RN | UTMB School of Nursing

Meredith Ford

MSN, RN

Assistant Professor

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

Sharron Forest

DNP, RN, NNP-BC

Assistant Professor

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

Carol Glaze

MSN, RN, IBCLC, CNE

Assistant Professor

Pamela Harris-Haman | DNP, MSN, RN | UTMB School of Nursing

Pamela Harris-Haman

DNP, MSN, RN

Associate Professor

Connie Heard | DNP, APRN, FNP-C | UTMB School of Nursing

Connie Heard

DNP, APRN, FNP-C

Assistant Professor

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

LaVelle Isreal-Brown

MSN, RN, CPN

Assistant Professor

Jeri Jaquis | MSN, RN, ANP-BC | UTMB School of Nursing

Jeri Jaquis

MSN, RN, ANP-BC

Assistant Professor

Shinu John | MSN, RN | UTMB School of Nursing

Shinu John

MSN, RN

Assistant Professor

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

Susan Johnson

DNP, ACNP-C, RN

Assistant Professor

Dean Deborah Jones | PhD, RN | UTMB School of Nursing

Dean Deborah Jones

PhD, RN

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

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

Mini Jose

PhD, RN, FNP-C

Associate Professor

Adrian Juarez | PhD, RN | UTMB School of Nursing

Adrian Juarez

PhD, RN

Assistant Professor

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

Cheryl Juneau

DrPH, RN, FNP-BC

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

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

Laura King

DNP, MSN, RN, CNE

Assistant Professor
Baccalaureate Program Director - Junior Level

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

Patricia Lea

DNP, MSEd, RN, CCRN

Associate Professor
Baccalaureate Program & RN-BSN Program Director - Senior Level

J. (John) Michael Leger | PhD, MBA, RN, NEA-BC, CNE, CNL | 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 Administrator (Interim)

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

Bruce Leonard

PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, NP-C

Professor

Ann Lovric | MS, RN | UTMB School of Nursing

Ann Lovric

MS, RN

Assistant Professor

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

Sheba Luke

DNP, RN, FNP-C, NEA-BC

Assistant Professor

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

Bushra Manakatt

DNP, RN, FNP-C

Assistant Professor

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

Dora Martin

DNP, RN, WHCNP, RNC

Assistant Professor

Darlene Martin | PhD, RN | UTMB School of Nursing

Darlene Martin

PhD, RN

Professor
Rebecca and Edwin Gale Professorship

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

Tina Mathers

MSN, MBA, RN

Assistant Professor

Thomas Mendez | PhD, RN-BC, PMHCNS | UTMB School of Nursing

Thomas Mendez

PhD, RN-BC, PMHCNS

Director of Diversity and Inclusion
Associate Professor

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

Dwayne More

DNP, RN, CNE

Assistant Professor

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

M Kathleen Murphy

RN, DNP, NEA-BC, FAAN

Professor
ENL Track Administrator
Alice O. Stubblefield, RN Term Professorship in Nursing

Hoang Nguyen | PhD | UTMB School of Nursing

Hoang Nguyen

PhD

Associate Professor
Biostatistician

Mary O'keefe | PhD, JD, RN | UTMB School of Nursing

Mary O'keefe

PhD, JD, RN

Professor
PhD Program Director

Rebekah Penton | DNP, RN, AGPCNP-BC | UTMB School of Nursing

Rebekah Penton

DNP, RN, AGPCNP-BC

Assistant Professor

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

Elizabeth Petitt

DNP, RN, FNP-C, DCNP

Assistant Professor

Carolyn Phillips | PhD, RN | UTMB School of Nursing

Carolyn Phillips

PhD, RN

Associate Professor
Dibrell Family Professor in the Art of Medicine

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

Sandra Priest

DNP, RN, NNP-BC

Assistant Professor

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

Miriam Ramos

DNP, MSN, RN, FNP-C

Assistant Professor

Patricia Richard | PhD, RN | UTMB School of Nursing

Patricia Richard

PhD, RN

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Program
Associate Professor
The Florence Thelma Hall Distinguished Professorship

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

Linda Rounds

PhD, RN, FNP, FAANP, FAAN

Professor
Interim Associate Dean for Graduate Program
DNP Program Director

Kimberly Rumsey | MSN, RN | UTMB School of Nursing

Kimberly Rumsey

MSN, RN

Assistant Professor

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

Patricia Savard

DNP, RN, ANP-C

Assistant Professor

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

Gwenn Scott

DNP, RN, FNP-BC, CNS

Assistant Professor

Shannon Stevenson | MSN, RN, RNC-OB, CNM | UTMB School of Nursing

Shannon Stevenson

MSN, RN, RNC-OB, CNM

Assistant Professor

Jacquelyn Svoboda | MSN, RNC, WHNP | UTMB School of Nursing

Jacquelyn Svoboda

MSN, RNC, WHNP

Assistant Professor

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

Josie Tombrella

DNP, APRN, AGPCNP-BC

Assistant Professor

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

Margaret Touw

DNP, MSN, RN

Assistant Professor

Roy Trahan | PhD, RN | UTMB School of Nursing

Roy Trahan

PhD, RN

Assistant Professor

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

Huey-Ming Tzeng

PhD, RN, FAAN

Professor

M. Terese Verklan | PhD, RNC, FAAM, CCNS | UTMB School of Nursing

M. Terese Verklan

PhD, RNC, FAAM, CCNS

Professor

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

Rebeka Watson Campbell

PhD, RN, CNE

Assistant Professor

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

Bonnie Webster

MS, RN, BC

Assistant Professor

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

Carol Wiggs

PhD, RN, CNM, AHN-BC

Associate Professor
RN-BSN Track Administrator

Maureen Wilder | DNP, RN, ANP-BC | UTMB School of Nursing

Maureen Wilder

DNP, RN, ANP-BC

Associate Professor
Master's Program Director
Joseph B. and Mary Alice Collerain Professorship in Nursing

Charlotte Wisnewski | PhD, RN, CDE, CNE | UTMB School of Nursing

Charlotte Wisnewski

PhD, RN, CDE, CNE

Associate Professor

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

Kaci Woods-Chinn

MA Behavioral Science/IOPsych, BS Psychology, BS Business

Assistant Professor/Academic Counselor

Tammy Young | MSN, RN | UTMB School of Nursing

Tammy Young

MSN, RN

Assistant Professor