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School of Nursing faculty contact and bio information.


"It's a very positive experience and they (Faculty) are here for you....they really are!"

- Lena Bleckley, School of Nursing Student


 

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Crystal Bennett
Position:  Director and Assistant Professor of Clinical Practice
  • Department: School of Nursing
  • Office Location:  Building 37, Room 105

Crystal Bennett, PhD, RN, Director and Assistant Professor of Clinical Practice, teaches across the Nursing programs

Kathy Andresen
Kathy Andresen
Position: Assistant Professor of Clinical Practice
  • Department: School of Nursing
  • Office Location:  Building 41 | Office 126

Kathy Andresen DNP, RN, CNE, Assistant Professor of Clinical Practice, teaches courses in nursing leadership, evidence-based practice, law and ethics, community/public health, and health education in the community.

Davisa Banks
Davisa Banks
Position: Lecturer
  • Department: School of Nursing
  • Office Location:  Building 37| Room 110

Davisa Banks, MSN, RN, Lecturer, teaches Patient Centered Care I & III and Health Assessment.

Tina Taylor
Tina Barbour-Taylor
Position: Director and Assistant Professor of Clinical Practice
  • Department: School of Nursing
  • Office Location:  Emerald Coast Campus | Building 4 | Room 469

Tina Barbour-Taylor, Ph.D., MSN, RN, lecturer, teaches courses in achieving professionalism, gerontology, and patient centered care II.

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Angela Blackburn
Position: Associate Professor
  • Department: School of Nursing
  • Office Location:  Building 41, Room 122

Angela Blackburn, PhD., ARNP, NNP-BC, Associate Professor, teaches Nursing Ethics, Evidence-Based Practice, and Foundations of Nursing Science.

Bush, Jake
Jake Bush
Position: Lecturer
  • Department: School of Nursing
  • Office Location:  Building 37 | Room 224

Jake Bush, PhD, RN, is an alumnus of the RN-BSN and MSN programs at UWF. He teaches Mental Health Nursing Care, and Achieving Professionalism I. Research interests include mental health and LGBTQ health.

Janet Fuller
Position: Lecturer
  • Department: School of Nursing
  • Office Location:  Building 37 | Office 127

Janet Fuller is a Lecturer in the School of Nursing

Minh-Phuoc (Tina) Ho
Position: Assistant Professor of Clinical Practice
  • Department: School of Nursing
  • Office Location:  Building 37, Room 113A

Tina Ho, DNP, MHA, MSN, Lecturer, teaches Patient- Centered Care III, Patient Centered Care IV, and in the graduate program/education track.

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Lela Hobby
Position: Assistant Professor of Clinical Practice
  • Department: School of Nursing
  • Office Location:  Building 41 | Room 224

Lela Hobby, DNP, MSN, PHNA-BC, Assistant Professor of Clinical Practice, teaches online courses in the RN to BSN program. She teaches evidence-based practice, and public health and community nursing.

Lindsay Jusino
Lindsay Jusino
Position: Lecturer
  • Department: School of Nursing
  • Office Location:  Building 37, Office 127

Lindsay Jusino, MSN, RN, CNE teaches courses in Patient Centered Care I, Mental Health Nursing Care and Health Assessment. She completed a bachelor’s degree in Psychology at the University of West Florida and is a graduate of the UWF BSN Nursing program.

Linda McKay
Position: Assistant Professor of Clinical Practice
  • Department: School of Nursing
  • Office Location:  Building 37, Room 105

Dr. Linda McKay is a new Assistant Professor of Clinical Practice faculty member for the School of Nursing.

Pamella Metts
Pamela Metts
Position: Assistant Professor of Clinical Practice
  • Department: School of Nursing
  • Office Location:  Online

Pamela Metts, BBA, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, Assistant Professor of Clinical Practice, teaches online in the Graduate Nursing Program.

Ida Montgomery
Ida Montgomery
Position: Assistant Professor of Clinical Practice
  • Department: School of Nursing
  • Office Location:  Online

Ida Montgomery, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, Assistant Professor of Clinical Practice, teaches in the Family Nurse Practitioner Track.

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Billy Morales
Position: MSN Program Director and Assistant Professor of Clinical Practice
  • Department: School of Nursing
  • Office Location:  Building 41 | Room 220

Billy F. Morales, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, Graduate Program Director and Assistant Professor, teaches in the online Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN) program.

Morris, Mariah
Mariah Morris
Position: Assistant Professor of Clinical Practice
  • Department: School of Nursing
  • Office Location:  Online

Mariah Morris, DP, ARNP, CPNP-PC, Assistant Professor of Clinical Practice, teaches online courses in the RN to BSN program and the MSN program.

Ray, Wendy
Wendy Ray
Position: Assistant Professor of Clinical Practice
  • Department: School of Nursing
  • Office Location:  Online

Wendy Lovelace Ray, RN, PhD, MAJ, Assistant Professor, teaches nursing students in the RN-BSN Program. She has taught Transition to Professional Nursing, Gerontology, and Health Education in the Community.

Jennifer Richter
Position: Traditional BSN Program Director and Instructor
  • Department: School of Nursing
  • Office Location:  Building 37 | Room 113B

Jennifer Richter, MSN, RN, Instructor teaches Patient Centered Care I, Introduction to Pharmacology, and Healthcare Informatics. She is an alumni of the UWF BSN and MSN programs.

Deno Dustlin
Deno Dustin Rolin
Position: Assistant Professor of Clinical Practice
  • Department: School of Nursing
  • Office Location:  Building 41 | Room 102

Deno Dustin Rolin, MD, DNP, FNP-C, Assistant Professor of Clinical Practice, teaches in the Family Nurse Practitioner Track.

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Cynthia Smith-Peters
Position: RN-BSN Program Director and Assistant Professor of Clinical Practice
  • Department: School of Nursing
  • Office Location:  Building 41 | Room 104

Cynthia Smith Peters, MSN, MS, DNP, RN, Undergraduate Program Director and Assistant Professor of Clinical Practice, teaches courses in Public and Community Health Nursing, Health Assessment, and Pharmacology.

Sallie Shipman
Position: Lecturer
  • Department: School of Nursing
  • Office Location:  Building 37 | Office 127

Sallie Shipman is a Lecturer in the School of Nursing

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Brandy Strahan
Position: Interim Associate Director and Associate Professor
  • Department: School of Nursing
  • Office Location:  Building 37 | Room 111

Brandy Strahan, PhD, RN, CNE, Associate Professor, teaches nursing education in the graduate nursing program and has taught Pediatric Nursing, Health Care Informatics, and Patient Centered Care.

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Jacqueline Thomas
Position: Assistant Professor
  • Department: School of Nursing
  • Office Location:  Building 41, Room 102

Jacqueline Thomas, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, Assistant Professor, teaches in the Family Nurse Practitioner Track.

Van Der Like, Jill
Jill Van Der Like
Position: Director of Nursing Skills and Simulation Lab and Assistant Professor of Clinical Practice
  • Department: School of Nursing
  • Office Location:  Building 37 | Room 113A

Jill Van Der Like, DNP, MSN, RNC, Assistant Professor of Clinical Practice is the Director of the Nursing Skills & Simulation Learning Center for the University of West Florida School of Nursing.

Adjuncts


Michelle Alexander

Christa Allen

  • Adjunct Instructor
  • Department: School of Nursing
  • emailcallen@uwf.edu

Cary Brown

Teresa Lynn Caples

Randi Cramer

  • Adjunct Instructor
  • Department: School of Nursing
  • emailrcramer@uwf.edu
  • Office Location: Building 72, Room 273

Cathy Dearman

Dawn Frederic

Donna Fowler

Faith Garrett

Laini Gill

  • Adjunct Instructor
  • Department: School of Nursing
  • emaillgill1@uwf.edu

Susan Gunter

Rebecca Hall

  • Adjunct Instructor
  • Department: School of Nursing
  • emailbhall@uwf.edu

Misty Johnson

Theresa Kyle

  • Adjunct Instructor
  • Department: School of Nursing
  • emailtkyle@uwf.edu

Jacquelyn Mendoza-Lu

Olivia Mullins

Cynthia Morgan

Kalyn O'Connor

Christina Rials

  • Adjunct Instructor
  • Department: School of Nursing
  • emailcrials@uwf.edu

Jordon Riggs

Monica Sanford

Lisa Teachnor

Rosalyn Thomas

Sarah Woolwine