Meet the Faculty of the Leach College of Nursing


picture of Dean for Leach College of Nursing, Ebere Ume

Ebere Ume, Ph.D., MSN, R.N., PHN
Associate Professor; Dean of the Leach College of Nursing







picture of Annette Mattea

Annette Mattea, DNP, R.N., APN/CCNS, CNE
Associate Professor; Associate Dean of Undergraduate Nursing







picture of Susan D. Thompson

Susan D. Thompson, DNP, ACNS-BC
Assistant Professor; Assistant Dean of Graduate Nursing







picture of Melinda Kuzmicki

Melinda Kuzmicki, BSN, R.N.
Director of R.N. to BSN Degree Completion Program; Nursing Skills Lab Coordinator







picture of Susan Stowe

Susan Stowe, Ph.D., MSN
Director of Doctor of Nursing Practice Program; Assistant Professor; Nursing Administration Leader







picture of Deborah Terrell

Deborah A. Terrell, Ph.D., R.N., APN, FNP-BC
Assistant Professor; FNP Program Director








picture of Professor Debra Bacharz

Debra Bacharz, Ph.D., MSN, R.N.
Professor; Nursing Education Leader







picture of Ashley Hasselbring

Ashley Hasselbring, MSN, R.N., CCRN
Instructor; Clinical Coordinator







picture of Lori Jones

Lori A. Jones MSN, R.N., CPNP







picture of Lynnann Murphy

Lynnann Murphy, MSN, R.N.







Kristen Noble, MSN, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC
PMHNP Instructor







picture of Chris Nordick

Chris Nordick, DNP, APN, FNP-BC
Assistant Professor







picture of Deborah Terrell

Deborah A. Terrell, Ph.D., R.N., APN, FNP-BC
Assistant Professor








Theresa E. Towle, DNP, FNP-BC, CNRN
Assistant Professor; Director of Family Nurse Practitioner Program







Megan M. Vasecka, MSN, R.N.




picture of Kate Weigel

Kathryn Weigel, M.S., R.N., GCNS
Assistant Professor








Samantha Whiteaker, MSN, R.N., RNC-OB, CNE







picture of Jennifer Wills-Savoia

Jennifer Wills-Savoia, MSN, R.N.
Instructor; Clinical Simulation and Learning Specialist







picture of Geri Brent

Geri Brent
Office Manager







picture of Jennilyn Ruhaak

Jennilyn Ruhaak
Graduate Program Administrative Assistant







picture of Tanya Stevens

Tanya Stevens
Simulation Technician