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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

Debra Armentrout | PhD, MSN, RN, NNP-BC | UTMB School of Nursing

Debra Armentrout

PhD, MSN, RN, NNP-BC

Associate Professor
NNP Track Administrator
Will Dean Bivens Singleton Professorship in Pediatric Nursing

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

Sheryl Bishop | PhD | UTMB School of Nursing

Sheryl Bishop

PhD

Professor
Senior Biostatistician

Ellen Boyd | MSN, RN, FNP-C | UTMB School of Nursing

Ellen Boyd

MSN, RN, FNP-C

Assistant Professor
NE Track Administrator

Gloria Brandburg | PhD, RN, GNP-BC | UTMB School of Nursing

Gloria Brandburg

PhD, RN, GNP-BC

Associate Professor
AGPCNP Track Administrator
Edgar and Grace Gnitzinger Chair in Geriatric Nursing

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

Yolanda Davila | PhD, RN | UTMB School of Nursing

Yolanda Davila

PhD, RN

Professor
Odelia Brown McCarley Professor of Nursing

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

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

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

Connie Heard

DNP, APRN, FNP-C

Assistant Professor

Alice Hill | PhD, RN, FAAN | UTMB School of Nursing

Alice Hill

PhD, RN, FAAN

Director of Nursing PhD Program
Professor and Associate Dean for Graduate Programs
The John P. McGovern Chair in the Healing Practices of Nursing

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

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

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

Rachel Kilgore | PhD, RN | UTMB School of Nursing

Rachel Kilgore

PhD, RN

Associate Professor

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, CNL | UTMB School of Nursing

J. (John) Michael Leger

PhD, MBA, RN, CNL

Associate Professor

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 | UTMB School of Nursing

Sheba Luke

DNP, RN, FNP-C

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

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

Mary O'keefe

PhD, JD, RN

Professor

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
Education Technology
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
DNP Program Director
Betty Lee Evans Distinguished Professor in Nursing

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

Mary Verklan | PhD, RNC, FAAM, CCNS | UTMB School of Nursing

Mary 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, AHN-BC, CNM  | UTMB School of Nursing

Carol Wiggs

Phd, RN, AHN-BC, CNM

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