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 Director of Simulation Learning, Jerri Wills

Jerri Wills, DNP, MSN, R.N., CHSE
Assistant Professor, Director of Simulation Learning,
Director of RN to BSN Degree Completion 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, MSN, 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
Clinical Instructor







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