School of Nursing Faculty and Staff

Tony Roberson, PhD, PMHNP-BC, RN, FAANP Director, School of Nursing, Professor
Augusta Adeleke Student Services Specialist
Leigh Angel, MSN, RN Director, RIBN Program
Chris Bullock Administrative Support Associate
Shawn Collins, PhD, DNP, CRNA Director, BSN to DNP Nurse Anesthesia Program, Associate Professor
Kia Countess, DNP, RN, CNE Assistant Professor
Gail Elliott, MSN, RN Assistant Professor
Lydia Elliott, DNP, FNP-BC 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 Assistant Professor
Sarah Henderson, MSN, RN Assistant Professor
Tonya Hensley, DNP, FNP-BC Assistant Professor
Susan Hester, DNP, RN, CPN Assistant Professor
Ian Hewer, PhD, CRNA Assistant Director, BSN to DNP Nurse Anesthesia Program, Assistant Professor
Summer Huntley-Dale, PhD, FNP-C Assistant Professor
Ann Johnson, EdD, RN, CNE Full Professor
Cheryl Johnson, DNP, CRNA Assistant Professor
Katie Hall Kalarovich, BSN Clinical Placement Coordinator
Mary Knowlton, DNP, RN, CNE Director, Accelerated BSN Program, Associate Professor
Mark Kossick, DNSc, CRNA Director, Graduate Programs, Full Professor
Candice W. Laney, MSN, RN, CNE Assistant Professor
Karen Lewis, DNP, FNP-BC Director, Doctor of Nursing Practice Program, Assistant Professor
Kae Livsey, PhD, MPH, RN Associate Director, School of Nursing, Associate Professor
April Messer, MSN, RN, CCRN Assistant Professor
Sharon Metcalfe, EdD, MSN, RN Associate Professor
Beth Nease, DNP, RN, NE-BC Assistant Professor
Beth Owenby, MBA Interim Director of Student Services
Tamera Pearson, PhD, ACNP-BC, FNP-BC Director, Family Nurse Practitioner Program, Full Professor
Sheila Price, MS, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE Director, RN to BSN Program, Assistant Professor
Amy Wells Putnam, MSN, RN, CNE Director, Traditional BSN Program, Assistant Professor
Jennifer Riseden, MSN, FNP-BC Assistant Professor
Elizabeth Sexton, MSN, RN Assistant Professor
Tamra Shea, PhD, MSN, RN Assistant Professor
Kathy Stenger Administrative Support Associate
Lauren Stepp Administrative Support Associate
David Wells, MSN, RN Assistant Professor
Ramona Whichello, DNP, RN, NEA-BC Director, Nurse Educator / Nursing Leadership / RN to MS(N) Early Option Programs, Associate Professor
Megan Woody, DNP, RN  Assistant Professor
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