Poldi Tschirch, Ph.D., RN, CNE, HN-BC
Dean, Peavy School of Nursing; Professor, Sr. Martina Casey Endowed Chair in Nursing 

Phyllis Waters, Ph.D., RN
Associate Dean for Nursing Professional Advancement and Graduate Studies; Professor, Carol and Odis Peavy Endowed Chair in Nursing

Lucindra Campbell-Law, PhD, APRN, ANP, PMHNP, BC
Chair, Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program; Professor,
Cullen Trust for Healthcare Endowed Chair in Nursing

Phyllis Beck Kritek, Ph.D., RN, FAAN
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program Development; Professor, 
Archbishop Fiorenza Endowed Chair in Nursing


Angelina N. Chambers, Ph.D., RN, CNM, Associate Dean/Professor
Claudine Dufrene, Ph.D., RN-BC, GNP-BC, CNE, Assistant Professor
Kristina L. Leyden, Ph.D., MSN, FNP-BC, Assistant Professor
Karen O’Brien, Ph.D., RN, ACNP-BC,  Assistant Professor
Yvette Rolle, DNP, MSN, CNE, OB, RNC, Assistant Professor
Christen D. Sadler, MSN, CNM, LCCE, Instructor in Nursing
Michael E. Sullivan, DBe, RN, FACHE  Assistant Professor

Adjunct Faculty

Marilyn S. Haupt, PhD, RN
Kenn M. Kirksey, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, FAAN
Sharon A. Land, RN, MBA, CNOR, NE
Lourie Moore, DNP, RN, NEA-BC
Dolly Sanares-Carreon, DNP, MPA, RN, NE-BC
Terese Verklan, PhD, CCNS, RNC, FAAN

Donald Nesti, STD, CSSp (Guest Faculty)
Barbara L. Nichols DNSc (hon) MS, RN, FAAN (Guest Faculty)

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