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

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Unit Effectiveness

Mary DeLetter, PhD, RN

  • Director, BSN Program - Owensboro: Amy Higdon, DNP, RN
  • Director, BSN Program - Louisville: Heather Mitchell, PhD, RN
  • RN-BSN Program Director: Diane Riff, DNP, RN
  • Director, MEPN Program: Said Abusalem, PhD, RN
  • Director, DNP Program: Sara Robertson, DNP, APRN, NP-C
  • Director of Nursing Simulation: Christine Pennington, MSN, RN
    • Patient Simulation Specialist: Megan Johnson
  • Student Success Coordinator: Veronica Eubank, DNP-OL, MSN, RN
  • Reporting Faculty
    • Karen Black, DNP, APRN, PMHHP-BC
    • Nicole Brangan, MSN, MHA, RN, CFN
    • Jeneé Byrd, MSN, RN
    • Rudy Clark, EdD, RN
    • Patricia Davis, RN, DNP, MS, NEA-BC, CNL
    • Haley Geary*, MSN-Ed, RN
    • Rebecca Gesler, EdD, MSN, RN
    • Amanda Howell, MSN, RN
    • Ashley Humphrey, MSN, RN, CCRN
    • Angela Mehringer*, MSN, RN, IBCLC
    • Alona Pack, MSN, MA, RN
    • Montray Smith, MSN, MPH, RN, LHRM
    • Bailey Stiff*, MSN, RN
    • Cristin Whitaker, MSN, RN, CCE, CLC
    • Amy Wimsatt, MSN, RN
  • Accreditation Specialist: Joanne Webb, MA
  • Nurse Aide Training (NAT) Coordinator: Darlene Rush, RN, MSN, Med
  • Graduate Teaching Assistants
  • Part-Time Faculty

Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Operations

Debra Anderson, PhD, PHCNS-BC

  • Human Resources Coordinator: Paula Hensel, MBA
  • Director for Instructional Technology: Jeff Black
    • System Support Analyst: Adam Gibson, MA
  • Marketing Specialist and Special Events Coordinator: Adrianne Kelly
  • Clinical Coordinator: Jackie Hardwick
  • Executive Administrative Associate: Karen Rose

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

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

  • DNP Program Director: Sara Robertson, DNP, APRN, NP-C
  • Reporting Faculty
    • Leann Baker, DNP, APRN, NNP-BC
    • Kristin Baisch, MSN, FNP-C, WHNP-BC
    • Michelle Baxter, APRN, AGNP-C
    • Cynethia Bethel-Jaiteh, DNP, APRN, CPNP, CLC
    • Sara Carter, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC
    • Lynette Galloway, DNP, APRN, PNP-BC, FNP-C
    • Eileen Grigutis, MSN, APRN, FNP-C
    • Dedra Hayden, DNP, MSN, CDE, APRN-C
    • Missy Humphreys, APRN
    • Angela Leinenbach, DNP, BSN, RN
    • Emily McRae, DNP, APRN
    • Krista Roach, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, WHNP-BC
    • Sara Schirmer, DNP, Med, PMHNP-BC
    • Shannon Shumaker, PhD, APRN, ACNP-BC, MSN, RN
    • Karen Turner, MS, APRN, DNP, CNM, CHSE
    • Elisabeth Volpert, DNP, APRN
    • Beverly Williams Coleman, DNP, APRN, FNP-C
    • International Service Learning Projects
    • Practice Staff
      • Amiee Mihalyov, MSN, APRN
      • Vonnie Pittman, MSN, APRN
      • Practice Plans

Associate Dean for Research

Lynne Hall, DrPH, RN

  • Interim PhD Program Director: Lynne Hall, DrPh, RN
  • Research Manager: Vickie Tencer
    • Graduate Research Assistants
    • Reporting Faculty
      • Said Abusalem, PhD, RN
      • Kate Adelstein, PhD, PMHNP-BC, ANP-BC
      • Fawwaz Alaloul, PhD, MPH, RN
      • Mollie Aleshire, DNP, MSN, FNP-BC, PPCNP-BC, FNAP
      • Diane Chlebowy, PhD, RN
      • 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
      • Karen Robinson, PhD, PMHCNS, BC, FAAN
      • Lynn Roser, PhD, RN
      • Shuying Sha, PhD, MSN
      • Cheryl Witt, PhD, RN
      • Imelda Wright, PhD, RN, CNOR

Associate Dean for Community Engagement, Diversity and Inclusion

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

  • University Community Engagement
    •  Faculty Liaison
    • University Community Partnership
    • Signature Partnership
    • HSC Office of Diversity & Inclusion
      • Director, Community Outreach
      • Diversity Committee (Belknap)
      • School of Nursing
        • Diversity Committee

Director for Traditional BSN Program, Owensboro

Amy Higdon, DNP, RN

  • Owensboro Part-Time Faculty
  • Owensboro Full-Time Faculty
    • Haley Geary, MSN-Ed, RN
    • Amanda Howell, MSN, RN
    • Angela Mehringer, MSN, RN, IBCLC
    • Bailey Stiff, MSN, RN
    • Cristin Whitaker, MSN, RN, CCE, CLC
    • Amy Wimsatt, MSN, RN
    • Administrative Assistant: Holly Bodne
    • Admissions Counselor (Reports to OSS): Terri Knott, MBA

Director of Finance

Will Armstrong, MLS

  • Unit Business Manager, Intermediate: Evie Hayden
  • Administrative Specialist: Anita Geary
  • Work Study Student Assistants

Assistant Dean for Student Affairs

Trish Hart, MA

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

 

* Denotes Owensboro Faculty