Meet the Faculty of the Leach College of Nursing


picture of Dean for Leach College of Nursing, Carol Wilson

Carol J. Wilson, Ph.D., APN, FNP-BC
Professor; Dean of the College of Nursing







picture of Associate Dean of Undergraduate Nursing, Debra Wilson

Debra Peterson, Ph.D., MSN, R.N., CNE
Professor; Associate Dean of Undergraduate Nursing







Lola Prince, Ph.D., APN, FNP-BC
Professor; Associate Dean of Graduate Nursing









picture of Director of Doctor of Nursing Practice, Deena Nardi

Deena Nardi, Ph.D., PMHCNS-BC, FAAN
Professor; Director of Doctor of Nursing Practice







picture of Director of Psychological Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program, Doris VanByssum

Doris VanByssum, Psy.D., M.S., R.N.
Associate Professor;
Director of Psychological Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program







picture of Professor Debra Bacharz

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








Debora Del Re, APN, PMHNP-BC







picture of Ashley Hasselbring

Ashley Hasselbring







picture of Lori Jones

Lori Jones MSN, R.N., CPNP







picture of Annette Mattea

Annette Mattea, DNP, R.N., APN/CCNS, CNE
Associate Professor







picture of Karen A. McDermott

Karen A. McDermott, MSN, R.N.







picture of Lynnann Murphy

Lynnann Murphy, M.N., R.N.







picture of Chris Nordick

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







picture of Bertha Paul

Bertha Paul, DNP, MSN, R.N. 
Assistant Professor







picture of Mario Paulino

Mario Paulino, MSN, R.N.







picture of Terri Reyes

Terri Reyes, DNP, RN-BC, CNE, AH-CNS
Assistant Professor







picture of Susan Stowe

Susan Stowe, Ph.D., MSN
Assistant Professor, Nursing Administration Leader







picture of Deborah Terrell

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







picture of Susan D. Thompson

Susan D. Thompson, DNP, ACNS-BC
Assistant Professor, Graduate Clinical Coordinator







Theresa E. Towle, DNP, FNP-BC, CNRN
Assistant Professor







picture of Kate Weigel

Kate 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.







picture of Geri Brent

Geri Brent
Office Manager






picture of Jennilyn Ruhaak

Jennilyn Ruhaak
Graduate Program Administrative Assistant