Organizational Chart


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School of Nursing Dean

Sonya Hardin, PhD, MBA/MHA, APRN, NP-C, FAAN

  • Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Unit Effectiveness: Mary DeLetter, PhD, RN
  • Associate Dean for Community Engagement, Diversity and Inclusion: Vicki Hines-Martin, PhD, PMHCNS, RN, FAAN
  • Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Operations: Debra Anderson, PhD, PHCNS-BC
  • Associate Dean for Research: Lynne Hall, DrPH, RN
  • Assistant Vice President for Interprofessional Practice Partnerships, Associate Dean for Practice and Service: Whitney Nash, PhD, APRN, ANP-BC, FAANP
  • Shirley B. Powers Endowed Chair: Frances Hardin-Fanning, PhD, RN
  • Assistant Director For Development: Debra Benton
  • Assistant to the Dean: Desrie Nisbett, MA
  • Assistant Dean for Student Affairs: Trish Hart, MA
  • Director of Finance: Will Armstrong, MLS

Academic Affairs and Unit Effectiveness - Academic Support

Mary DeLetter, PhD, RN

  • Administrative Specialist: Brandon Nakasato
  • Administrative Services Manager: Rebecca Barrett
  • Director of Nursing Simulation: Christina Pennington, MSN, RN
    • Patient Simulation Specialist
  • Accreditation Specialist: Joanne Webb, MA
  • Student Success Coordinator: Veronica Eubank, DNP-OL, MSN, RN

Academic Affairs and Unit Effectiveness - Reporting Faculty

Mary DeLetter, PhD, RN

  • Reporting Faculty
    • Karen Black, DNP, APRN, PMHHP-BC
    • Nicole Brangan, MSN, MHA, RN, CFN
    • Rudy Clark, EdD, RN
    • Patricia Davis, RN, DNP, MS, NEA-BC, CNL
    • Veronica Eubank, DNP-OL, MSN, RN
    • Rebecca Gesler, EdD, MSN, RN
    • Amy Higdon, DNP, RN
    • Ashley Humphrey, MSN, RN, CCRN
    • Nancy Kern, EdD, MSN, APN, FNP-C, AGNP
    • Heather Mitchell, PhD, RN
    • Alona Pack, MSN, MA, RN
    • Christina Pennington, MSN, RN
    • Diane Riff, DNP, RN
    • Montray Smith, MSN, MPH, RN, LHRM
    • Angela Washington, PhD, MA, BSN, RN
    • Kennetha Williams, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC

Academic Affairs and Unit Effectiveness - BSN Program, Louisville

Mary DeLetter, PhD, RN

  • Assistant Dean, BSN Program - Louisville: Heather Mitchell, PhD, RN
    • Academic Nursing Clinical Site Manager: Meredith Grisanti, MSN, RN
    • Student Success Office
      • Veronica Eubank, DNP, RN
      • Ashley Durham, BSN, RN
    • Reporting Faculty
      • Melissa Barnes, MSN, RN
      • Jennifer Howell, MSN, RN
      • Sarah McClure, MS, RN, CNL
      • Tabitha McDaniel, PhD, RN, CPEN
      • Christy Meek, MSN, RN
      • Deidre Peters, MSN, RN, CCRN
      • Joseph Riley, MSN, BSN
      • Sarah Zurkuhlen, MSN, FNP-C
    • Part-Time Lecturers
    • Graduate Teaching Assistants

Academic Affairs and Unit Effectiveness - BSN Program, Owensboro

Mary DeLetter, PhD, RN

  • Assistant Dean, Owensboro Traditional BSN Program: Amy Higdon, DNP, RN
    • Administrative Assistant: Holly Bodne
    • Simulation Lab Coordinator: Cristin Whitaker, MSN, RN, CCE, CLC
    • Admissions Counselor: Victoria Ochoa
    • Student Success Program: Jessica Emery, BSN, RN (Reports to Office of Student Services)
    • Owensboro Full-Time Faculty
      • Robert Boarman, MSN, RN, CHSE
      • Haley Geary, MSN-Ed, RN
      • Angela Howell, MSN, RN
      • Angela Mehringer, MSN, RN, IBCLC
      • Amber Shearn, DNP(c), MSN, MBA, RN, NPD-BC
      • Bailey Stiff, MSN, RN
      • Cristin Whitaker, MSN, RN, CCE, CLC
      • Amy Wimsatt, MSN, RN
      • Sarah Wooldridge, MSN, RN

Academic Affairs and Unit Effectiveness - RN-BSN & MEPN Programs

Mary DeLetter, PhD, RN

  • Director, RN-BSN Program: Diane Riff, DNP, RN
    • Part-Time Lecturers
  • Director, MEPN Program: Said Abusalem, PhD, RN
    • Part-Time Lecturers

Academic Affairs and Unit Effectiveness - MSN-NP & DNP Programs

Mary DeLetter, PhD, RN

  • Assistant Dean, DNP and APRN Programs: Sara Robertson, DNP, APRN, FNP-C
    • Graduate Program Manager: Sandy Milum
    • Director, NA Program: Cheryl Parker, DNP, CRNA, RNC-OB
      • Administrative Services Manager: Sarah Exner
      • Reporting Faculty
    • Nurse Practitioner Track Coordinators
      • Leann Baker, DNP, APRN, NNP-BC
      • Lynette Galloway, DNP, APRN, PNP-BC, FNP-C
      • Emily McRae, DNP, APRN
      • Shannon Shumaker, PhD, APRN, ACNP-BC, MSN, RN
    • Part-Time Lecturers

Associate Dean for Well-Being and Operations

Debra Anderson, PhD, PHCNS-BC

  • Human Resources Coordinator: Paula Hensel, MBA
  • Director for Instructional Technology: Jeff Black
    • Administrative Systems Analyst: Adam Gibson, MA
  • Executive Administrative Associate: Karen Rose

Assistant Vice President for Practice Partnerships
Associate Dean for Practice and Service

Whitney Nash, PhD, APRN, ANP-BC, FAANP

    • Administrative Specialist: Megan Johnson
    • Reporting Faculty
      • Kristin Baisch, MSN, FNP-C, WHNP-BC
      • Michelle Baxter, APRN, AGNP-C
      • Shannon Bretz, MSN, APRN
      • Cynethia Bethel-Jaiteh, DNP, APRN, CPNP, CLC
      • Sarah Carter, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC
      • Brittney Corniel, DNP, APRN, FNP-C
      • Angela Flint, DNP, BSN, RN
      • Eileen Grigutis, MSN, APRN, FNP-C
      • Dedra Hayden, DNP, FNP-C
      • Missy Humphreys, APRN
      • Krista Roach, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, WHNP-BC
      • Sarah Schirmer, DNP, Med, PMHNP-BC
      • Jackie Smith, APRN, MSN
      • Karen Turner, MS, APRN, DNP, CNM, CHSE
      • Elisabeth Volpert, DNP, APRN
      • Beverly Williams Coleman, DNP, APRN, FNP-C
    • International Service Learning Programs
    • Practice Plans
    • Practice Staff
      • Amiee Mihalyov, MSN, APRN
      • Vonnie Pittman, MSN, APRN

Associate Dean for Research

Lynne Hall, DrPH, RN

      • Assistant Dean, PhD Program: Holly Wei, PhD, RN, CPN, NEA-BC, FAAN
        • Administrative Specialist: Jennifer Jones
        • Part-Time Faculty
      • Research and Grants Manager: Vickie Tencer
        • Graduate Research Assistants
      • Administrative Services Manager: Julie Dunlevy
      • Reporting Faculty
        • Said Abusalem, PhD, RN
        • Kate Adelstein, PhD, PMHNP-BC, ANP-BC
        • Mollie Aleshire, DNP, MSN, FNP-BC, PPCNP-BC, FNAP
        • Paul Clark, PhD, RN, MA
        • Mary-Beth Coty, PhD, APRN, PMHNP-BC
        • Muna Hammash, PhD, RN
        • Candace Harrington, PhD, DNP, APRN, AGCNP-BC, CDP, CADDCT
        • Kimberly Hartson, PhD, RN
        • Luz Huntington-Moskos*, RN, CPN
        • Cindi Logsdon, PhD, WHNP-BC, FAAN
        • Lynn Roser, PhD, RN
        • Shuying Sha, PhD, MSN
        • Cheryl Witt, PhD, RN
        • Imelda Wright, PhD, RN, CNOR

Associate Dean for Community Community Engagement, Diversity and Inclusion

Vicki Hines-Martin, PhD, PMHCNS, RN, FAAN

        • Marketing Specialit: Adrianne Kelly
        • Part-Time Lecturer: Brenda Hackett, PhD
        • University Community Engagement
          • Faculty Liaison
          • University Community Partnership
          • Signature Partnership
        • HSC Office of Diversity & Inclusion
          • Director, Community Outreach
          • Diversity Committee (Belknap)

Business Office

Director of Finance: Will Armstrong, MLS

        • Unit Business Manager, Intermediate
        • Administrative Specialist: Anita Geary

Office of Student Services

Assistant Dean for Student Affairs: Trish Hart, MA

        • Coordinator of Academic Affairs, Graduate Programs: Jessica Jackey, MS, BA
        • Coordinator of Academic Affairs, Undergraduate Programs: Jessica Roussel, MEd, BA
        • Academic Counselor Senior: André Brewer, MA, MBA
        • Academic Counselor Senior: Jesse Cohen, MEd
        • Academic Counselor Senior, Lauren McCurdy, MEd
        • Admissions Counselor, Owensboro Program: Victoria Ochoa
        • Program Assistant, Senior: Patricia Moon, BA

 

* Denotes Owensboro Faculty