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School of Nursing Faculty and Staff

Name Position
Marguerite Murphy, DNP Interim Director of the School of Nursing
Augusta Adeleke Student Services Specialist
Darren Absher, DNP, FNP-BC Assistant Professor
Chris Bullock Administrative Support Associate
Kia Countess, DNP, RN, CNE Assistant Professor
Gail Elliott, MSN, RN Assistant Professor
Lydia Elliott, DNP, FNP-BC Director of FNP Program, Assistant Professor
Mariana Fisher, MSN, RN, CHPN Assistant Professor
Ann Hallyburton, MSLS, MPH, AHIP, CHIS Liaison Librarian to the College of Health and Human Sciences
Colleen Hayes, MHS, RN, CHSE Director of Traditional BSN Program, Assistant Professor
Sarah Henderson, MSN, RN Assistant Professor
Susan Hester, DNP, RN, CPN Assistant Professor
Ian Hewer, PhD, CRNA Director of BSN to DNP Nurse Anesthesia Program, Assistant Professor
Summer Huntley-Dale, PhD, FNP-C Assistant Professor
Katie Hall Kalarovich, BSN Clinical Placement Coordinator
Derek Kent, MA Director of Student Services
Mary Knowlton, DNP, RN, CNE Associate Professor
Mark Kossick, DNSc, CRNA Director of Graduate Programs, Full Professor
Candice W. Laney, MSN, RN, CNE Assistant Professor
Kae Livsey, PhD, MPH, RN Director of Community Partnerships, Associate Professor
Mason McDowell, DNAP, CRNA Assistant Professor
April Messer, MSN, RN, CCRN Assistant Professor
Beth Nease, DNP, RN, NE-BC Assistant Professor
Tamera Pearson, PhD, ACNP-BC, FNP-BC Full Professor
Sheila Price, MS, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE Director of RN to BSN and RIBN Programs, Assistant Professor
Amy Wells Putnam, MSN, RN, CNE Assistant Professor
Jennifer Riseden, MSN, FNP-BC Assistant Professor
Elizabeth Sexton, MSN, RN Assistant Professor
Tamra Shea, PhD, MSN, RN Assistant Professor
Francine Sheppard, PhD, RN, CNE Director of Undergraduate Programs, Assistant Professor
Tonya Shuffler, DNP, FNP-BC Assistant Professor
Kathy Stenger Administrative Support Associate
David Wells, MSN, RN Assistant Professor
Ramona Whichello, DNP, RN, NEA-BC Director of Nurse Educator / Nursing Leadership / RN to MS(N) Early Option Programs, Associate Professor
Megan Woody, DNP, RN  Assistant Professor
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