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Faculty Directory

Meet Our Faculty

Kimberly Abraham | DNP, RN, CPN | Faculty Biography

Kimberly Abraham

DNP, RN, CPN

Assistant Professor
RN-BSN Track Coordinator

Safa A Al-Arabi | PhD, MPH, MSN, CNL, RN | Faculty Biography

Safa A Al-Arabi

PhD, MPH, MSN, CNL, RN

Associate Professor
CNL Track Coordinator

Jennifer Barnett | DNP, RN, FNP-BC | Faculty Biography

Jennifer Barnett

DNP, RN, FNP-BC

Assistant Professor

Elizabeth Baumler | PhD | Faculty Biography

Elizabeth Baumler

PhD

Associate Professor - N-T Track Research

Maureen Biggs | DNP, APRN, FNP-BC | Faculty Biography

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, CNE | Faculty Biography

Patricia Blair

PhD, LLM, JD, MSN, RN, CNE

Associate Professor

Ofonime Bleess | DNP, MBA, APRN, FNP-BC, ENP-C | Faculty Biography

Ofonime Bleess

DNP, MBA, APRN, FNP-BC, ENP-C

Assistant Professor

Ellen Boyd | PhD, MSN, RN, FNP-BC | Faculty Biography

Ellen Boyd

PhD, MSN, RN, FNP-BC

Assistant Professor
NE Track Coordinator

Carol Bruno | DNP, MSN, RN | Faculty Biography

Carol Bruno

DNP, MSN, RN

Assistant Professor

Morgan Cangelosi | MSN, RN, FNP-C, CCRN | Faculty Biography

Morgan Cangelosi

MSN, RN, FNP-C, CCRN

Assistant Professor

Zarchary Carson | DNP, APRN, AGPCNP-BC | Faculty Biography

Zarchary Carson

DNP, APRN, AGPCNP-BC

Assistant Professor

Andrea Colburn | DNP, MSN, AGACNP-BC, CCRN | Faculty Biography

Andrea Colburn

DNP, MSN, AGACNP-BC, CCRN

Assistant Professor

Kimberly Curtin | DNP, APRN, ACNS-BC, CCRN, CEN, CNL | Faculty Biography

Kimberly Curtin

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

Assistant Professor

Cheryl Day | MSN, RN, CNS | Faculty Biography

Cheryl Day

MSN, RN, CNS

Assistant Professor

Annalyn DeMello | PhD, MPH, RN | Faculty Biography

Annalyn DeMello

PhD, MPH, RN

Assistant Professor

Christopher Edwards | PhD, RN | Faculty Biography

Christopher Edwards

PhD, RN

Assistant Professor

Juan Feng | PhD, MA, RN, CNE | Faculty Biography

Juan Feng

PhD, MA, RN, CNE

Assistant Professor

Meredith Ford | MSN, RN, CNE | Faculty Biography

Meredith Ford

MSN, RN, CNE

Policy and Leadership Undergraduate Scholars (PLUS) Program Coordinator and Faculty Advisor
Assistant Professor

Sharron Forest | DNP, APRN, NNP-BC | Faculty Biography

Sharron Forest

DNP, APRN, NNP-BC

Associate Professor
DNP Program Director

Carol Glaze | MSN, RN, IBCLC, CNE | Faculty Biography

Carol Glaze

MSN, RN, IBCLC, CNE

Assistant Professor

Letitia Graves | PhD, MSN, RN | Faculty Biography

Letitia Graves

PhD, MSN, RN

Assistant Professor

Pamela Harris-Haman | DNP, CRNP, NNP-BC | Faculty Biography

Pamela Harris-Haman

DNP, CRNP, NNP-BC

Assistant Professor

Connie Heard | DNP, APRN, FNP-BC | Faculty Biography

Connie Heard

DNP, APRN, FNP-BC

Assistant Professor

Karmen Hice | MS, RN | Faculty Biography

Karmen Hice

MS, RN

Assistant Professor

Latia Hickerson | PhD, MPH, APRN, WHNP-BC | Faculty Biography

Latia Hickerson

PhD, MPH, APRN, WHNP-BC

Assistant Professor

Frances Hodgkins | EdD, MSN, NE-BC, PMH-BC, RN | Faculty Biography

Frances Hodgkins

EdD, MSN, NE-BC, PMH-BC, RN

Assistant Professor

LaVelle Isreal-Brown | MSN, RN, CPN | Faculty Biography

LaVelle Isreal-Brown

MSN, RN, CPN

Assistant Professor

Linda Johnson-Vaught | DNP, RN, ENP, ACNP-BC | Faculty Biography

Linda Johnson-Vaught

DNP, RN, ENP, ACNP-BC

Assistant Professor

Deborah Jones | PhD, RN | Faculty Biography

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

Mini Jose

PhD, RN, FNP-C

Associate Professor

Shinu Joy | DNP, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, OCN | Faculty Biography

Shinu Joy

DNP, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, OCN

Assistant Professor

Adrian Juarez | PhD, RN | Faculty Biography

Adrian Juarez

PhD, RN

Assistant Professor

Cheryl Juneau | DrPH, RN, FNP-BC | Faculty Biography

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

DeMonica Junious

PhD, RN, CNE

Assistant Professor

Laura King | DNP, MSN, RN, CNE | Faculty Biography

Laura King

DNP, MSN, RN, CNE

Assistant Professor

Shatoi King | PhD, MSN-Ed, RN-BC | Faculty Biography

Shatoi King

PhD, MSN-Ed, RN-BC

Assistant Professor

Patricia Lea | DNP, MSEd, RN, CCRN | Faculty Biography

Patricia Lea

DNP, MSEd, RN, CCRN

Associate Professor
Baccalaureate Program Director

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

J. (John) Michael Leger

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

Associate Professor
Executive Nurse Leader Track Coordinator
John P. McGovern Chair in the Healing Practices of Nursing

Susan Lesser | PhD, MSN, RN-BC | Faculty Biography

Susan Lesser

PhD, MSN, RN-BC

Assistant Professor

Elizabeth Lorenzo | PhD, RN | Faculty Biography

Elizabeth Lorenzo

PhD, RN

Assistant Professor

Heidi Luft | PhD, RN | Faculty Biography

Heidi Luft

PhD, RN

Assistant Professor

Sheba Luke | DNP, RN, FNP-C, NEA-BC | Faculty Biography

Sheba Luke

DNP, RN, FNP-C, NEA-BC

Assistant Professor

Bushra Manakatt | DNP, RN, FNP-C | Faculty Biography

Bushra Manakatt

DNP, RN, FNP-C

Assistant Professor

Cheyenne (Darlene) Martin | PhD, RN, FAAN | Faculty Biography

Cheyenne (Darlene) Martin

PhD, RN, FAAN

Professor
Rebecca and Edwin Gale Professorship

Dora Martin | DNP, RN, WHCNP, RNC | Faculty Biography

Dora Martin

DNP, RN, WHCNP, RNC

Assistant Professor

Tina Mathers | MSN, MBA, RN | Faculty Biography

Tina Mathers

MSN, MBA, RN

Assistant Professor

Dwayne More | DNP, RN, CNE | Faculty Biography

Dwayne More

DNP, RN, CNE

Assistant Professor

M. Kathleen Murphy | DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN | Faculty Biography

M. Kathleen Murphy

DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN

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

Hoang Nguyen | PhD | Faculty Biography

Hoang Nguyen

PhD

Associate Professor
Biostatistician

Ainslie Nibert | PhD, RN, FAAN | Faculty Biography

Ainslie Nibert

PhD, RN, FAAN

Department Chair for Graduate Studies
Professor

Obiamaka Oji | DNP, APRN, FNP-BC | Faculty Biography

Obiamaka Oji

DNP, APRN, FNP-BC

Assistant Professor

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

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

Elizabeth Petitt

DNP, RN, FNP-C, DCNP

Assistant Professor
MSN Program Director

Carolyn Phillips | PhD, RN | Faculty Biography

Carolyn Phillips

PhD, RN

Associate Professor
Dibrell Family Professor in the Art of Medicine

Sandra Priest | DNP, RN, NNP-BC | Faculty Biography

Sandra Priest

DNP, RN, NNP-BC

Assistant Professor
NNP Track Coordinator

Carmelita Prokopiou | DNP, MBA, APRN-CNS, AOCN, CPHQ, NE-BC, CPHON | Faculty Biography

Carmelita Prokopiou

DNP, MBA, APRN-CNS, AOCN, CPHQ, NE-BC, CPHON

Assistant Professor

Miriam Ramos | DNP, MSN, RN, FNP-C | Faculty Biography

Miriam Ramos

DNP, MSN, RN, FNP-C

Assistant Professor

Patricia Richard | PhD, RN | Faculty Biography

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

Stephanie Rosser

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

Assistant Professor
BSN-DNP Track Coordinator
AGACNP Track Coordinator

Linda Rounds | PhD, APRN, FNP, FAANP, FAAN | Faculty Biography

Linda Rounds

PhD, APRN, FNP, FAANP, FAAN

Assoc. Dean for Professional Development
Professor
Betty Lee Evans Nursing Professorship

Kimberly Rumsey | DNP, MSN, RN, CNE | Faculty Biography

Kimberly Rumsey

DNP, MSN, RN, CNE

Assistant Professor
BSN Junior Track Coordinator

Christen Sadler | MSN, CNM, CNE, LCCE, FACCE | Faculty Biography

Christen Sadler

MSN, CNM, CNE, LCCE, FACCE

Assistant Professor

Patricia Savard | DNP, MSN, RN, ANP-C | Faculty Biography

Patricia Savard

DNP, MSN, RN, ANP-C

Assistant Professor

E'Loria Simon-Campbell | PhD, RN, CNE | Faculty Biography

E'Loria Simon-Campbell

PhD, RN, CNE

Assistant Professor

Y. Kristen Starnes-Ott | PhD, BS, CRNA, FNAP | Faculty Biography

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

Jacquelyn Svoboda

DNP, MSN, RNC, WHNP

Director of Educational Innovations
Assistant Professor

Jeff Temple | PhD | Faculty Biography

Jeff Temple

PhD

Vice Dean for Research and Scholarship

Josie Tombrella | DNP, APRN, AGPCNP-BC | Faculty Biography

Josie Tombrella

DNP, APRN, AGPCNP-BC

Assistant Professor
AGPCNP Track Coordinator

Margaret Touw | DNP, RN, CNE | Faculty Biography

Margaret Touw

DNP, RN, CNE

Assistant Professor

Roy Trahan | PhD, RN, CCRN-K | Faculty Biography

Roy Trahan

PhD, RN, CCRN-K

Assistant Professor
BSN Senior Track Coordinator

Huey-Ming Tzeng | PhD, RN, FAAN | Faculty Biography

Huey-Ming Tzeng

PhD, RN, FAAN

Professor

M. Terese Verklan | PhD, RNC, FAAN, CCNS | Faculty Biography

M. Terese Verklan

PhD, RNC, FAAN, CCNS

Professor

Lisa Wagner | PhD, MPH, RN | Faculty Biography

Lisa Wagner

PhD, MPH, RN

Assistant Professor

Rebeka Watson Campbell | PhD, RN, CNE | Faculty Biography

Rebeka Watson Campbell

PhD, RN, CNE

Associate Professor
Honors Program Coordinator

Bonnie Webster | MS, RN, BC | Faculty Biography

Bonnie Webster

MS, RN, BC

Assistant Professor

Cindy West | DNP, APRN, CRNA | Faculty Biography

Cindy West

DNP, APRN, CRNA

Assistant Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Assistant Professor

Carol Wiggs | PhD, RN, CNM, AHN-BC | Faculty Biography

Carol Wiggs

PhD, RN, CNM, AHN-BC

Associate Professor

Leila Wood | PhD | Faculty Biography

Leila Wood

PhD

Associate Professor

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

Kaci Woods-Chinn

MA Behavioral Science/IOPsych, BS Psychology, BS Business

Assistant Professor/Academic Counselor

Tammy Young | MSN, RN | Faculty Biography

Tammy Young

MSN, RN

Assistant Professor