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Our Team

Nursing Directory

Augusta

David Adams, PhD

Administrative Assistant

Athens

Heather Anderson, MN

Instructor

Augusta

Nadine Barrett, DNP

Nurse Practitioner

Augusta

Desiree Bertrand, PhD

Assistant Professor

Augusta

Kelly Boik, BS

Administrator

Athens

Patricia Bowman, DNP

Assistant Director, DNP Program
Assistant Professor

Augusta

Jennifer Brassell

Administrative Assistant

Augusta

Tracy Brickey, MSA

Manager

Augusta

James Brinson, DNP

Assistant Professor

Augusta

Nori Brown, MAT

Program Manager, MSN-CNL Program

Augusta

Jennifer Broxton, DNP

Assistant Professor

Augusta

Shannon Broxton, DNP

Nursing Anesthesia Program Director
Associate Professor

Augusta

La'Brit Bulluck

Administrative Assistant

Athens

Jennifer Castleberry, EDD

Assistant Professor

Augusta

Tansy Cattanach

Social Worker

Augusta

Teresa Chaney

Administrative Assistant

Augusta

Cynthia Chernecky, PhD

Professor

Augusta

Lisa Ciccio

Clinical Placement Coordinator

Augusta

Jessica Coley, MPA

Office Manager

Augusta

Pamela Cook, DNP

Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
Professor

Augusta

Michelle Cox-Henley, DNP

Assistant Professor

Augusta

Pamela Cromer, DNP

APRN Clinical Coordinator
Professor

Augusta

Mary Lou Davis, PhD

Associate Professor

Athens

Susan Doughtery, DNP

Assistant Professor

Augusta

Montana Dunton, MSN

Instructor

Augusta

Augustine Emmanuel, DNP

Assistant Professor

Augusta

Laura Evans, MBA

Communications Specialist

Augusta

Michelle Felder

Office Manager

Columbus

Denotra Gaillard, DNP

Assistant Professor

Augusta

Kitty Garrett, MSN

Assistant Professor

Athens

Stephen Gilliam, PhD

Assistant Professor

Augusta

Lynn Glenn, PhD

Assistant Professor

Athens

Iris Griffin, BBA

Administrative Assistant

Athens

John Haley, MSN

Instructor

Athens

Heather Hall, MSN

Nurse Educator

Augusta

Shannon Hallingquest, BS/BA

Program Manager, BSN Program

Augusta

Reed Halterman, DNP

Nursing Anesthesia Assistant Program Director
Assistant Professor

Augusta

William Hamilton, EDD

Assistant Dean, Instruction & Innovation
Assistant Professor

Athens

Priscilla Hartley, DNP

Assistant Professor

Augusta

Daniel Haynia, DNP

Assistant Professor

Augusta

Jacqueline Hogue, MBA

Business Administrator

Augusta

Tara Holmes

Office Coordinator, ECRH

Augusta

J. Dwayne Hooks, Jr., PhD

Executive Associate Dean
Associate Professor

Athens

Zack Howington, PhD

Instructional Designer

Augusta

Carol Hunter, DNP

Assistant Professor

Athens

Robin Johns, PhD

Associate Professor

Augusta

Thomas Joshua, PhD

Data Manager, Center for Nursing Research
Associate Professor

Augusta

Alyssa Kingree, MSN

Instructor

Athens

Quintela Kwakye, DNP

Assistant Professor

Augusta

Dawn Langley-Brady, PhD

Assistant Professor

Augusta

Chelsey Lemons, MS

Research Manager

Augusta

Victoria Magoun

Project Coordinator, ReCAP Grant

Augusta

Janelle Mangrum, BAS

Program Manager, DNP Program

Augusta

Teresa Marin, PhD

Assistant Professor

Augusta

Lucy Marion, PhD

Professor and Dean Emerita

Augusta

Tamara McKethan, MSN

Assistant Professor

Augusta

Caroline McKinnon, PhD

Assistant Professor

Athens

Barbara McLear, DNP

Assistant Professor

Augusta

Nicole Murdaugh

Program Manager, Nursing Anesthesia Program

Augusta

Tammy Murrell, MBA

Financial & Business Operations Analyst

Augusta

Elizabeth NeSmith, PhD

Chair and Professor

Augusta

Katherine Newberry, BS

Office Specialist

Augusta

Christine Nguyen, DNP

Assistant Professor

Augusta

Susan Nicosia, DNP

Community Based Placement Specialist

Augusta

Cindy Oxford

Research Assistant

Athens

Vincent Pair, DNP

Assistant Professor

Augusta

Michael Patton, MSW

Research Associate, Healthy Grandparents Program

Augusta

Jean Pawl, PhD

Chair and Professor

Augusta

Corey Peterson, DNP

Assistant Professor

Augusta

Connie Portwood

Office Specialist, NMHC

Augusta

Elena Prendergast, DNP

Clinical Nurse Leader Program Director
Assistant Professor

Augusta

Lisa Prince-Clark, DNP

Assistant Professor

Augusta

Teasha Prioleau

Purchasing Assistant

Augusta

Tracey Puig-Baker, MSN

Instructor

Augusta

Tamekia Rainey

Office Specialist

Augusta

Diane Robillard, DNP

Associate Professor

Augusta

Kimberly Rodriguez, DNP

Assistant Professor

Augusta

Rebecca Rule, MN

Assistant Professor

Augusta

Ottilie Rung, PhD

Assistant Professor

Augusta

Kerrie Scott

Project Coordinator

Augusta

Sheila Sisco, MSN

Instructor

Augusta

Fran Slone, MSN

Assistant Professor

Augusta

Shawnee Sloop

Project Coordinator

Augusta

Deborah Smith, DNP

BSN Program Director
Professor

Augusta

Jean-Marie Smith

Administrative Assistant

Augusta

Tanya Sudia, PhD

Dean and Professor

Augusta

Ruby Syed

Administrative Assistant

Augusta

Sarah Thomas, BA

Program Manager, BSN Program

Augusta

Kevin Velez

Administrative Assistant

Augusta

Colleen Walters, DNP

Assistant Professor

Augusta

Karen Walton, DNP

Assistant Professor
Director of Simulation

Augusta

Debbie Weaver

Program Manager, DNP Program

Augusta

Bryan Williams, PhD

Professor

Augusta

Keith Williams, BA

Grant Development Specialist

Athens

Cynthea Wilson, MSN

Instructor

Athens

Rhonda Winters, DNP

Assistant Professor

Augusta

Laurie Yates, DNP

Assistant Professor

Augusta

Lufei Young, PhD

Associate Professor

Augusta

Julie Zadinsky, PhD

Interim Associate Dean for Research
PhD Program Director
Assistant Professor

Unit and Department Contacts

Admissions Information

  • Office of Academic Admissions

706.737.1632

College of Nursing Information

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706.721.3771

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Program Information

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706.721.3771

 

CON Operational Units

Academic Affairs

706.721.2787

Student Affairs

706.721.3237

Business Operations

Center for Nursing Research

706.721.3162

Financial Services

706.721.7950

Biobehavioral Nursing

706.721.2451

Physiological/Technological Nursing

706.721.9951

Center of Strategic Initiatives

706.721.2070

Office of Instructional Support and Innovation

706.721.4769

Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

706.721.4769

 

CON Academic Programs

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program

706.721.4862

Master of Science in Nursing - Clinical Nurse Leader Program

706.721.9767

Nursing Anesthesia Program

Doctor of Nursing Practice Programs

706.721.3676

Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Program

706.721.4781

Post-Graduate Certificates

706.721.3676

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