Faculty Directory

USA College of Nursing resides within the Health Sciences Building.

Alphabetical List of Faculty

Faculty Name Title
Amy Adams, DNP, FNP-C, RN Assistant Professor
Jennifer Anderson, DNP, RN, CNL-BC Assistant Professor
Melanie Baker DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC Assistant Professor
Christina Baughn DNP, RN Assistant Professor
Amy Beasley DNP, FNP-C, RN Assistant Professor
Emily Sawyer Bentley, DNP, FNP-C, AGACNP-BC Assistant Professor, Assistant Dean for Clinical Affairs
Maryanne Bolton, DNP, RN, APN-BC, CRNP Assistant Professor
Ashleigh F. Bowman, DNP, RN, CRNP, CPNP-AC Assistant Professor
Dr. Sallie Brand Assistant Professor
Haidi Breazeale, DNP, RN Assistant Professor
Tracy Brown, DNP, RN, WHNP-BC, CNE Assistant Professor
Katherine Bydalek, PhD, MSN, FNP-BC Associate Professor
Lisa M Byrd PhD, FNP-BC, GNP-BC, FAANP, Gerontologist Assistant Professor
Amy Calvert Campbell, DNP, RN, FNP-C, ACNP-BC Assistant Professor
Kelly Carlquist, MSN, RN Instructor
Kristy Cheshire, DNP, APRN, NNP-BC Assistant Professor
Jeanene Quimby Cockrell MSN, RN-BC, CNE Senior Instructor
Kim Cooper MSN, RN Instructor
Lisa Dailey, RNC, DNP, NNP-BC, CPNP-AC, APNP Assistant Professor
Amy E. Davis, DNP, MSN, RNC Assistant Professor
Sara Davis, PhD, RN, PCNS-BC Assistant Professor
Wesley Davis, DNP, ENP-C, FNP-C, AGACNP-BC, CEN, FAANP Associate Professor
Nerkissa Curtis Dixon, EdD, MSN, CRNP, AGCNS-BC, PMHNP-BC Assistant Professor
Dr. Casey Elkins, DNP, NP-C, CLS, FNLA Associate Professor,
Lisabeth Emley, MSN, RN, CNL, CNE Instructor
Joseph F. Ferry DNP, ARNP, AGACNP-BC, CMSRN Assistant Professor
Sharon Fruh PhD, RN, FNP-BC, FAANP Professor, Associate Dean for Research, Evaluation, and Development
Rebecca J. Graves, Ph.D., NP-C, FAANP Associate Professor, Director for Special Projects and Evaluation
Jennie Gunn, Ph.D., CFNP, CTN-A Professor
Misty Guy, DNP, AGACNP-BC, FNP-BC Assistant Professor
Lily Haboush, DNP, AGACNP-BC, FNP-C, ENP-C Assistant Professor
Heather R. Hall, PhD, RN, NNP-BC Dean and Professor
Linda Sue Hammonds, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC, FNP-BC Associate Professor
Shana Harlan, DNP, RN Assistant Professor
Todd Harlan, DNP, RN Associate Professor, Chair of Community Mental Health Nursing
James L. Harris, PhD, PMHCNS-BC, MBA, CNL, FAAN Professor
Shannon Harris, DNP, FNP, CCRN Assistant Professor
Amy Holley, DNP, MSN, RN Assistant Professor
Heather Horton, DNP, RN Assistant Professor
Penni Coates Huffman DNP, APRN, NNP-BC Assistant Professor
Daphne Hutto, DNP, RN, MSN, WHNP-BC Assistant Professor
Cynthia Jackson, DNP, FNP-BC Assistant Professor
Sherry James Instructor
Brian D. Johnson, PhD, RN, PMHNP-BC Assistant Professor
Pam Johnson, DNP, RN Associate Professor
Patricia Johnson, DNP, RN Assistant Professor
Rosanna R. Johnson, DNP, MSN, RN Assistant Professor
Loretta Jones, PhD, MSN, RN Assistant Professor
Tracy Jones, MSN, RN Instructor
Kimberly Jordan, DNP, RN Assistant Professor
Micki S. Korn, MSN, FNP-BC, PNP-BC Assistant Professor
Jeremy Ladnier, MSN, RN Instructor
Betty Lang, DNP, FNP-C Assistant Professor
Sherry Lawrence, DNP, RN Associate Professor
Robin M. Lawson, DNP, ACNP-BC, FAANP Professor
Paula Levi, PhD, RN Assistant Professor
Angelia Lewis, DNP, RN, FNP-B Assistant Professor
Colleen M. Lynch, DNP, RN, CNL Assistant Professor
Ashley D. Marass, DNP, CPNP Associate Professor
Dr. Carey McCarter Assistant Professor
Kathleen T. McCoy, DNSc, APRN, PMHNP-BC, PMHCNS-BC, FNP-BC, FAANP Associate Professor
Taralyn W. McMullan, DNP, RN, CNS-BC Associate Professor
Kimberly McMurtrey, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, CME Assistant Professor
Jennifer J. Miller, DNP, ACNP-BC, CVNP-BC, CEPS Assistant Professor
Kristina S. Miller, DNP, RN, PCNS-BC, CNE Associate Professor and Chair for Maternal Child Nursing
Leigh Minchew, PhD, DNP, RN, WHNP-BC, PMHNP-BC Associate Professor, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Susan L. Montgomery, DNP, FNP-BC Assistant Professor
Ellen P. Moore, DNP, APRN, AGPCNP-BC Assistant Professor
Dr. Lori Prewitt Moore, DNP-BC, FNP-BC, RN, CHSE Assistant Professor
Margaret Moore-Nadler, DNP, RN Associate Professor
Bailey Mosley, DNP, RN, WHNP-BC Instructor
Kimberly C. Norris DNP, MSN, RN FNP-C Assistant Professor
Jo Ann A. Otts, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, CENP Associate Professor
Kirsten Pancione, RN, DNP, FNP-C & PMHNP-BC Assistant Professor
Carol Pierce, MSN, RN Instructor
Joyce Pittman, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, FNP-BC, CWOCN, FAAN Associate Professor, Research Faculty
Terrie H. Platt, DNP, RN, WHNP-BC, NCMP Assistant Professor
Warseal Powell, DNP, FNP-BC Assistant Professor
Dr. Shannon Powell-Lewis Assistant Professor
Dedra Reed, DNP, FNP-BC, WHNP-BC, M.Ed Assistant Professor
S. Lee Ridner, PhD, FNP-BC Professor
Bettina Riley, PhD, RN Associate Professor
Stephanie Rudolf, DNP, RN Assistant Professor
Chondra Russ, DNP, CRNP, AGCNS-BC, FNP-C Assistant Professor
Shanda Scott, DNP, CRNP, ANP-BC Assistant Professor, Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; and Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs
Candice N. Selwyn, PhD Research Assistant Professor
Telina Sikes-Doggett, RN, MSN, DNP Assistant Professor
Kelly Stauter, DNP, FNP-C, MSN, RN Assistant Professor
Donna Streeter, DNP, RN, NE-BC, CPN, CPON, AE-C Associate Professor
Wilma Powell Stuart, PhD, RN, NEA-BC Associate Professor
Terry Ann Sturm, DNP, GNP-C, CRNP Assistant Professor
Debra Swanzy, DNP, RN Associate Professor
Courtney Taylor, MSN, RN Instructor
Michelle B. Theard, DNP, CPNP-AC Assistant Professor
Dr. Rebecca M. Thomas, RN-DNP, WHNP-BC Assistant Professor
Dr. Christina Thompson, DNP-RNC Assistant Professor
Amanda Alisa Townsend, DNP, APRN, FNP-C Assistant Professor
Nancy Turnham Assistant Professor
Brady Baker Urquhart Instructor
Elizabeth VandeWaa, PhD Professor
Sylvia Waweru-Smith, PhD, RN, FNP-BC Assistant Professor
Kimberly A. Williams DNS, RN, ANP-BC, PMHNP-BC, PHNA-BC Professor
Susan G. Williams, PhD, RN Associate Professor
Brenda Woodmansee, DNP, RN, MSN Assistant Professor
Elisha Woods, MSN, RN, FNP-C Instructor
Theresa Wright, RN, DNP, CCRC Associate Professor, Chair of Adult Health Nursing