College of Nursing Directory


Undergraduate Studies Committee Chair, Assistant Professor
Tondi Harrison, PhD, RN, FAAN 

Assistant Dean for Baccalaureate Programs & Director of RN to BSN Program
Wendy Bowles PhD, RN, CPNP 

Graduate Studies Committee Chair
Jodi McDaniel, PhD, RN

PhD Program Director
Rita Pickler, PhD, RN, PNP-BC, FAAN

MS Program Director
Kristine Browning, PhD, CNP
Randee Masciola, RN, MS, CNP

Master of Applied Clinical & Pre-Clinical Research Program Director
Marjorie Neidecker, PhD, MEng, RN, CCRP

Director of Pre-Licensure Programs
Melissa Baker, MSN, DNP,

Technology Learning Complex Director
Lisa Rohrig, RN

Alumni Society President
Anastasia Christopher,

Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement


Graduate Specialty Track Directors

Adult Gerontology Acute Care NP
Carolyn McClerking, DNP, RN

Adult Gerontology Primary Care NP
Janine Overcash, PhD, GNP-BC, FAANP

Clinical Nurse Leader
Janice Wilcox, DNP, RN, CNL

Family Nurse Practitioner (on campus)
Oralee Pittman, DNP, CRNP, FAANP

Family Nurse Practitioner (online)
Linda Quinlin, ANCS-BC, NP-C, ACHPN, DNP

Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
Elizabeth Sharpe, DNP, NNP-BC, VA-BC, FAANP

Midwifery and Women’s Health NP
Penny R. Marzalik, PhD, APRN, CNM, IBCLC

Nursing & Health Systems Management
Laureen Smith, PhD

Nursing Science
Rita Pickler, PhD, RN, PNP-BC, FAAN

Pediatric Acute Care and Primary Care NP
Rosie Zeno, DNP, RN, CPNP

Psychiatric Mental Health NP
Barbara Warren, PhD, PMH, APRN-CNS-BC



Dean of the College of Nursing, Vice President for Health Promotion, and Chief Wellness Officer
Bernadette M. Melnyk, PhD, RN, CPNP/PMHNP, FNAP, FAAN

Executive Assistant
Kathy York

Vice Dean and Associate Professor
Margaret Graham, PhD, RN, CRNP, FAANP, FAAN

Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Educational Innovation
Cindy Anderson, PhD, RN, WHNP-BC, FAHA, FNAP, FAAN

Associate Dean of Research and Innovation; Director, Center of Excellence in Critical and Complex Care
Mary Beth Happ, PhD, RN, FAAN

Assistant Dean for Baccalaureate Programs
Wendy Bowles, PhD, RN, CPNP


IT Staff

Director of Information Technology
Awais Ali

Systems Specialists
Scott Blake
Joni Tornwall
John Pryba

Network Administrator
Erik Yarberry



Office of Student Affairs, Equity and Inclusion –, 292-4041

Director, Student Affairs, Equity, and Inclusion
Nicole Fette, M.Ed

Assistant Director, Student Affairs, Equity, and Inclusion
Megan Celik, MA

Program Coordinators/Advising Staff

Hillary Stanley, MA

Jessica Delaney, BA

Lindsey Lee, M.Ed.

Kelsey Palazeti, MA

College Registrar

Gina Taff, M.Ed.

Graduate Program Manager Staff
Tamara Dunaeff, MA
Gina Clark

Certificate Program Manager 

Gina Clark

Outreach Coordinator
Courtney Cartee

Undergraduate Records Manager
Paul Sharp

Student Data Manager
Daniel Barnes, MA

Chief Diversity Officer

Diversity Program Coordinator
Rachel Choto, MSW  


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