One of the defining aspects of Ida Moffett School of Nursing is our faculty and staff. Our people are highly motivated and, themselves, answering the calling of their lives. They have deep professional experience, but equally as important, they are enthusiastic, passionate teachers, their commitment will make your time at Samford richer by far.

Employment Opportunities

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Victoria E. Allen, CFRE
Senior Advancement Officer
McWhorter School of Pharmacy and School of Public Health
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Amanda Barron, Ed.D., MSN, RN
Assistant Professor
Office: 1561C CHS Building 1
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Cynthia Gurdak Berry, D.N.P., RN, CNE, COI
Professor and Director, Clinical Partnerships and Clinical Education
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Amy B. Bigham, D.N.P., RN, FNP-BC
Associate Professor, Family Nurse Practitioner Program
Office: 1563 CHS Building 1
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Rhonda Brazil
Administrative Assistant – Undergraduate Faculty and Undergraduate Special Projects
Office: WS 1522 CHS Building 1
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Ellen B. Buckner, Ph.D., RN, CNE, AE-C, FNAP
Professor
Office: 1544 CHS Building 1
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Kelli Burdette, M.S.N., RN
Instructor
Nursing
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Libby Burks
Administrative Assistant to the Undergraduate Faculty
Office: 1507-A CHS Building 1
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Terri Cahoon, D.N.P., CRNA
Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Nurse Anesthesia
Office: 1547 CHS Building 1
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Pamela E. Carver, MA, DNP, ANP-BC
Assistant Professor
Office: 1569 CHS Building 1
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Sherri H. Chatman, D.N.P., FNP-BC, COI
Assistant Professor
Office: 1553 CHS Building 1
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Jennifer Childress, MSN, RN, CPEN
Instructor
Office: 1574 CHS Building 1
Photo of Jennifer Coleman
Jennifer Coleman, Ph.D., RN, CNE, COI
Professor
Office: 1525 CHS Building 1
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Andrea Collins, D.N.P., NP-C, CNE
Associate Professor and Director of Assessment and Evaluation
Office: 1562 CHS Building 1
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Cyndi Cortes, Dr.P.H., M.S.N., M.R.E., CPNP-PC, CRRN, COI
Professor
Office: 1535 CHS Building 1
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Jill Cunningham, D.N.P., FNP-BC
Professor and Chair, Family Nurse Practitioner Program
Office: 1564 CHS Building 1
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Meagan Deese, M.S.N., RN
Instructor
Office: 1576 CHS Building 1
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Tracey Dick, M.S.N., RN, CNE
Assistant Professor
Office: 1506 CHS Building 1
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Debbie Duke, M.S.N., RN
Congregational Health Program Director
Office: 2203 CHS Building 1
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David Fort, D.N.P., CRNA
Instructor, Department of Nurse Anesthesia
Office: WS-1515 CHS Building 1
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Cathy Graham
Undergraduate Student Services Coordinator
Office: 1124-C CHS Building 1
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Crystal Grier
Coordinator, Graduate Student Services
Office: WS-1124C CHS Building 1
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Lisa E. Gurley, Ph.D., RN, CNE, COI
Assistant Professor, Coordinator Accelerated Second Degree Program
Office: 1529 CHS Building 1
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Lee Hardin
Assistant Professor
Office: 1553 CHS Building 1
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Lori Harrison, M.S.N., RN
Instructor
Office: 1561B CHS Building 1
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Nina R. Harvey, DNP, MSN, FNP-C
Assistant Professor
Office: 1574 CHS Building 1
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Julie Austin Head, M.S.N., RN, CPNP
Assistant Professor
Office: 1516 CHS Building 1
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Lisa Herbinger, D.N.P., CRNA, COI
Associate Chair, Associate Professor, Department of Nurse Anesthesia
Office: 1546 CHS Building 1
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Mary Annette Hess
Associate Professor, Family Nurse Practitioner
Office: 1515A CHS Building 1
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Jill Hightower, M.S.N., RN
Assistant Professor
Office: 1516 CHS Building 1
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Jane Holston, D.N.P., FNP-BC, COI
Associate Professor and Coordinator, Emergency Nurse Practitioner Track
Nurse Practitioner
Office: 1544 CHS Building 1
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Kristen Johnston, D.N.P., FNP-BC
Assistant Professor
Office: 1559 CHS Building 1
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Lauren H. Jones, M.S.N., RN, CPN
Instructor, Undergraduate Nursing
Nursing
Office: 1572 CHS Building 1
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Moniaree Parker Jones, Ed.D., M.S.N., CCM, COHN-S
Assistant Professor
Office: 1503 CHS Building 1
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Kim Kirkland
Administrative Assistant, Nurse Practitioner Department
Nurse Practitioner
Office: WS-1527 CHS Building 1
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Janis La Velle
Administrative Assistant, Events/Special Projects, Management of Program Data, and Alumni Relations
Office: 1567 CHS Building 1
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Maria D. Ledbetter, DNAP, CRNA
Assistant Professor
Office: 1552A CHS Building 1
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Allyson Maddox
Director, Graduate Student Services
Office: 1126 CHS Building 1
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Jane S. Martin, Ph.D., FNP-BC
Senior Associate Dean and Professor
Office: 1528 CHS Building 1
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Gretchen McDaniel, Ph.D., RN, CNE
Associate Dean, Graduate Programs and Professor
Office: 1539 CHS Building 1
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Sandi McMichael, RN, MSN, FNP-BC
Instructor/ Director NP Clinical Services
Nurse Practitioner Department
Office: 1537 CHS Building 1
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Megan Mileski, M.S.N., RN
Assistant Professor
Office: 1514 CHS Building 1
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Brandy Mobley, M.S.N., RN
Instructor
Office: 1561A CHS Building 1
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Christa Moore, M.S.N., RN
Instructor
Office: 1571 CHS Building 1
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Becky Morgan
Coordinator, Department of Nurse Anesthesia
Office: WS-1516 CHS Building 1
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Jan Paine, M.A.E.
Director, Undergraduate Student Services
Office: 1127 CHS Building 1
Photo of Jill Pence EdD, RN, CNE, CHSE
Jill N. Pence EdD, RN, CNE, CHSE
Associate Professor and Executive Director
Experiential Learning and Simulation Center
Office: 1305 CHS Building 1
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Tameka Pritchett
Assistant Professor
Office: 1553 CHS Building 1
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Vicki Rochester, D.N.P., RN
Associate Professor
Office: 1513 CHS Building 1
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Sara Roman
Marketing and Communication Manager
School of Health Professions and Ida Moffett School of Nursing
Office: 1319 CHS Building 1
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Nena F. Sanders, Ph.D., RN, FAAN
Vice Provost, College of Health Sciences, Dean, Ida Moffett School of Nursing
Office: 1484 CHS Building 1
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Suzanne Scharf
NurCE Coordinator
Office: 1555 CHS Building 1
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Rosalyn Sewell
Receptionist and Clerical Assistant
Office: WS-1107 CHS Building 1
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Tonya Shanahan, MSN, FNP-BC, DNP
Assistant Professor
Office: 1558 CHS Building 1
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Lora Shelton, D.N.P., RN
Associate Professor and Chair, Undergraduate Program
Office: 1504 CHS Building 1
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Amy Snow, M.N.A., CRNA
Director of Clinical Services, Assistant Professor, Department of Nurse Anesthesia
Office: 1559 CHS Building 1
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Trisha Stovall
Undergraduate Recruitment and Admission Counselor
Office: 1125 CHS Building 1
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Gena Sullivan, M.B.A.
Assistant to the Dean
Office: WS-1526A CHS Building 1
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Cami Tinsley
Coordinator of Clinical Education, Family Nurse Practitioner Program
Office: WS-1511 CHS Building 1
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Ashley M. Turner, M.S.N., RN
Instructor and Coordinator, Undergraduate Clinical Services
Office: 1512 CHS Building 1
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Rebecca J. Warr, M.S.N., RN, CNE
Assistant Professor
Office: 1568 CHS Building 1
Photo of Angela Wilson
Angela O. Wilson, M.S.N., RN, CCRN
Instructor
Office: 1520 CHS Building 1
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Stephanie Wynn, DNP, RN-BC, PMHNP-BC, FNP-BC, COI
Professor and Coordinator, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Track
Office: 1536 CHS Building 1
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Ashley York, DNP, AGNP-C, WHNP-BC
Assistant Professor
Office: 1524 CHS Building 1