Faculty & Staff

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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Amanda Barron, MSN, RN
Assistant Professor
Office: CHS Building 1 1576
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Geri Beers, Ed.D., R.N., C.N.E.
Professor
Office: CHS Building 1 1513
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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: CHS Building 1 1563
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Rhonda Brazil
Administrative Assistant, Graduate Programs
Office: CHS Building 1 WS-1509
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Ellen B. Buckner, Ph.D., RN, CNE, AE-C
Professor
Office: CHS Building 1  1561C
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Libby Burks
Administrative Assistant to the Undergraduate Faculty
Office: CHS Building 1 1507-A
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Terri Cahoon, D.N.P., CRNA
Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Nurse Anesthesia
Office: CHS Building 1 1547
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Heidi Callighan, Ph.D., R.N.
Assistant Professor
Office: CHS Building 1 1561A
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Pamela E. Carver, MA, DNP, ANP-BC
Assistant Professor
Office: CHS Building 1 1569
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Sherri H. Chatman, D.N.P., FNP-BC
Assistant Professor
Office: CHS Building 1 1552
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Jennifer Coleman, Ph.D., RN, CNE, COI
Professor
Office: CHS Building 1 1525
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Andrea Collins, D.N.P., NP-C, CNE
Assistant Professor, Family Nurse Practitioner Program
Office: CHS Building 1 1562
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Cyndi Cortes, Dr.P.H., M.S.N., M.R.E., CPNP-PC, CRRN, COI
Professor
Office: CHS Building 1 1536
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Jill Cunningham, D.N.P., FNP-BC
Professor and Chair, Family Nurse Practitioner Program
Office: CHS Building 1 1541
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Tracey Dick, M.S.N., RN, CNE
Assistant Professor
Office: CHS Building 1 1571
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Debbie Duke, M.S.N., RN
Congregational Health Program Director
Office: CHS Building 1 2203
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Margaret Findlay, Ph.D., RN, CNE
Associate Dean, Undergraduate Programs and Professor
Office: CHS Building 1 1504
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David Fort, D.N.P., CRNA
Instructor, Department of Nurse Anesthesia
Office: CHS Building 1 WS-1515
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Cathy Graham
Undergraduate Student Services Coordinator
Office: CHS Building 1 1124-C
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Crystal Grier
Coordinator, Graduate Student Services
Office: CHS Building 1 WS-1124C
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Lisa E. Gurley, Ph.D., RN, CNE, COI
Assistant Professor, Coordinator Accelerated Second Degree Program
Office: CHS Building 1 1506
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Lori Harrison, M.S.N., RN
Instructor
Office: CHS Building 1 1561B
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Nina R. Harvey, DNP, MSN, FNP-C
Assistant Professor
Office: CHS Building 1 1574
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Lisa Herbinger, D.N.P., M.S.N., CRNA
Associate Chair, Assistant Professor, Department of Nurse Anesthesia
Office: CHS Building 1 1558
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Mary Annette Hess
Associate Professor, Family Nurse Practitioner
Office: CHS Building 1 1515
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Jill Hightower, M.S.N., RN
Assistant Professor
Office: CHS Building 1 1516
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Jane Holston, D.N.P., FNP-BC, COI
Associate Professor and Coordinator, Emergency Nurse Practitioner Program
Nurse Practitioner
Office: CHS Building 1 1544
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Kristen Johnston, D.N.P., FNP-BC
Assistant Professor
Office: CHS Building 1 1552A
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Moniaree Parker Jones, Ed.D., M.S.N., CCM, COHN-S
Assistant Professor
Office: CHS Building 1 1503
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Janis La Velle
Administrative Assistant, Events/Special Projects, Management of Program Data, and Alumni Relations
Office: CHS Building 1 1567
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Maria D. Ledbetter, DNAP, CRNA
Assistant Professor
Office: CHS Building 1 1524
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John Lundeen, Ed.D., RN, CNE, COI
Assistant Professor and Nurse Anesthesia Simulation Coordinator
Office: CHS Building 1 1560
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Allyson Maddox
Director, Graduate Student Services
Office: CHS Building 1 1126
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Jane S. Martin, Ph.D., FNP-BC
Senior Associate Dean and Professor
Office: CHS Building 1 1528
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Gretchen McDaniel, Ph.D., RN, CNE
Associate Dean, Graduate Programs and Professor
Office: CHS Building 1 1539
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Sandi McMichael, RN, MSN, FNP-BC
Instructor/ Director NP Clinical Services
Nurse Practitioner Department
Office: CHS Building 1 1537
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Megan Mileski, M.S.N., RN
Assistant Professor
Office: CHS Building 1 1514
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Brandy Mobley, M.S.N., RN
Instructor
Office: CHS Building 1 1572
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Christa Moore, M.S.N., RN
Instructor
Office: CHS Building 1 1570
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Becky Morgan
Coordinator, Department of Nurse Anesthesia
Office: CHS Building 1 WS-1516
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Darcy Mosley
Administrative Assistant
Office: CHS Building 1 WS-1510
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Jan Paine, M.A.E.
Director, Undergraduate Student Services
Office: CHS Building 1 1127
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Jill Pence, Ed.D., RN, CNE
Executive Director, CHS Experiential Learning and Simulation Center, Assistant Professor
Office: CHS Building 1 1305
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Tameka Pritchett
Assistant Professor
Office: CHS Building 1 1553
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Carol J. Ratcliffe, D.N.P, RN, COI, FACHE
Associate Professor and Director, Administration, Health Systems Management and Leadership
Office: CHS Building 1 1529
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Vicki Rochester, D.N.P., RN
Associate Professor
Office: CHS Building 1 1535
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Nena F. Sanders, Ph.D., RN, FAAN
Vice Provost, College of Health Sciences, Dean, Ida Moffett School of Nursing
Office: CHS Building 1 1484
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Suzanne Scharf
NurCE Coordinator
Office: CHS Building 1 1555
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Rosalyn Sewell
Receptionist and Clerical Assistant
Office: CHS Building 1 WS-1107
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Tonya Shanahan, MSN, FNP-BC, DNP
Assistant Professor
Office: CHS Building 1 1552A
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Lora Shelton, D.N.P., RN
Associate Professor and Chair, Undergraduate Program
Office: CHS Building 1 1564
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Amy Snow, M.N.A., CRNA
Director of Clinical Services, Assistant Professor, Department of Nurse Anesthesia
Office: CHS Building 1 1559
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Trisha Stovall
Undergraduate Recruitment and Admission Counselor
Office: CHS Building 1 1125
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Gena Sullivan, M.B.A.
Assistant to the Dean
Office: CHS Building 1 WS-1526A
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Cami Tinsley
Coordinator of Clinical Education, Family Nurse Practitioner Program
Office: CHS Building 1 WS-1511
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Ashley M. Turner, M.S.N., RN
Instructor and Coordinator, Undergraduate Clinical Services
Office: CHS Building 1 1512
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Rebecca J. Warr, M.S.N., RN, CNE
Assistant Professor
Office: CHS Building 1 1568
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Angela O. Wilson, M.S.N., RN, CCRN
Instructor
Office: CHS Building 1 1520
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Stephanie Wynn, D.N.P., RN
Associate Professor
Office: CHS Building 1 1546
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Ashley York
Assistant Professor
Office: CHS Building 1 1515
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Julie Austin Head Zaharis, M.S.N., RN, CPNP
Assistant Professor
Office: CHS Building 1 1516