Our faculty are an outstanding group of dedicated professionals who care deeply about student learning. Their primary focus is on teaching excellence, however many are involved in research and clinical practice. Faculty combine many years of patient care and teaching experience to share both the art and the science of nursing. Faculty mentor students by example and nurturing interactions while maintaining high standards for student performance.

Leslie Bachar, Assistant Professor

PhD, CCRN
(816) 995-2858 | Email Leslie Bachar

Nikki Belcher, Instructor; Coordinator, LRC

MSN, RN
(816) 276-4740 | Email Nikki Belcher

Pamelia Bertrand, Instructor

MSN, RN
(816) 995-2826 | Email Pamelia Bertrand

Margaret Bjelica, Assistant Professor

DNP, CRRN, ACNS-BC
(816) 995-2861 | Email Margaret Bjelica

Rebecca Cahill, Associate Professor; Coordinator, EPHL/CNL Tracks

DNP, RN, CPHQ, CENP
(816) 995-2854 | Email Rebecca Cahill

Theresa Chang, Assistant Professor

MSN, RN
(816) 995-2852 | Email Theresa Chang

Lauren Chun, Instructor

MSN, RN
(816) 995-2870 | Email Lauren Chun

Jo Ellen Collette, Assistant Professor

DNP, APRN-BC
(816) 995-2864 | Email Jo Ellen Collette

Maithe Enriquez, Professor; Program Director, Graduate Program

PhD, APRN, FAAN
(816) 995-2829 | Email Maithe Enriquez

Shanna Foley, Instructor

MSN, RN
(816) 276-3428 | Email Shanna Foley

Christy Hammond, Assistant Professor; Director, Institutional Effectiveness

EdD, MSN, RN
(816) 995-2856 | Email Christy Hammond

Terri Kirkland, Assistant Professor

MS, RN, CNE
(816) 995-2860 | Email Terri Kirkland

Nicole Kreimer, Assistant Professor, Coordinator of Assessment

MSN, RN, APHN-BC
(816) 995-2846 | Email Nicole Kreimer

Alexandra Lee, Assistant Professor

DNP, RN


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Heather Lewis, Assistant Professor; Coordinator, Dedicated Education Units (DEU)

MSN, RN
(816) 995-2849 | Email Heather Lewis

Glenna Mahoney, Professor; Program Director, TBSN Program

DNP, RN, SANE
(816) 995-2845 | Email Glenna Mahoney

Sheryl Max, Assistant Professor; Director, Online Education

MN, RN
(816) 995-2842 | Email Sheryl Max

Peter Paul May IV, Instructor

MSN, RN


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Martha McElyea, Assistant Professor

MSN, CCRN
(816) 995-2828 | Email Martha McElyea

Holly Miles, Assistant Professor

MSN, RN
(816) 995-2852 | Email Holly Miles

Rosalia Molina, Instructor

MSN, RN
(816) 995-2841 | Email Rosalia Molina

Julie Nauser, Professor and DEU Coordinator

PhD, RN
(816) 995-2855 | Email Julie Nauser

Erin Newton, Assistant Professor

MSN, RN
(816) 995-2850 | Email Erin Newton

Julia Payne, Assistant Professor; Coordinator, Clinical & Faculty Resources

MSN, RN, RNC-OB, CNE
(816) 995-2836 | Email Julia Payne

Cassie Pearson, Assistant Professor

MSN, RN
(816) 995-2840 | Email Cassie Pearson

Sarah Prichard, Assistant Professor

PhD, RN, ONC
(816) 995-2837 | Email Sarah Prichard

Patton Rainey, Instructor

MSN, RN


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Karin Roberts, Professor; Coordinator, NE Track

PhD, RN, CNE
(816) 995-2835 | Email Karin Roberts

Sarah Schlanker, Instructor

MSN, RN, CNOR
(816) 995-2827 | Email Sarah Schlanker

Shirley Spencer, Assistant Professor

MSN, RN
(816) 995-2853 | Email Shirley Spencer

Tobey Stosberg, Director of the Seelos Center and Learning Resource Center

MSN, MAE, RN
(816) 995-2869 | Email Tobey Stosberg

Rosemary Thompson, Learning Skills Lab Coordinator

 


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Christie Thurlow, Associate Professor

PhD, RN
(816) 995-2825 | Email Christie Thurlow

Faye Vandendaele, Assistant Professor

MSN, RN, CPNP, FNP-C
(816) 995-2843 | Email Faye Vandendaele

Lynn Warmbrodt, Professor

PsyD, MSN, RN
(816) 995-2838 | Email Lynn Warmbrodt

Camille Williams, Assistant Professor

MSN, RN, NP-C
(816) 995-2857 | Email Camille Williams

Cindy Worthley, Instructor

MSN, RN


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Donna Zimmerman, Assistant Professor

MSN, RN, APRN, FNP-BC
816-995-2848 | Email Donna Zimmerman

Denise Haushahn, Assistant Registrar

 
(816) 995-2818 | Email Denise Haushahn

Daniel Oder, Director, Resources

BSBA
(816) 995-2803 | Email Daniel Oder

Rebecca Saxton, Dean and Professor

PhD, RN, CNE
(816) 995-2847 | Email Rebecca Saxton

Camelia Williams, Registrar

BFA
(816) 995-2808 | Email Camelia Williams

Thad Wilson, President, Professor

PhD, RN, FNP-BC, FAAN, FAANP
(816) 995-2816 | Email Thad Wilson

Roseanne Zimny, Executive Administrative Assistant to the President & Dean

 
816-995-2815 | Email Roseanne Zimny

Susan Arnold Christian, Coordinator of Recruitment

 
816-995-2879 | Email Susan Arnold Christian

Dr. Alizabeth Ballard, Director of Student Success

 
816-276-3308 | Email Dr. Alizabeth Ballard

Michelle Brown, Administrative Assistant

 
(816) 995-2830 | Email Michelle Brown

Leslie Burry, Director of Admission

BA
(816) 995-2820 | Email Leslie Burry

Amanda Gray, Director of Student Affairs

MEd
(816) 995-2806 | Email Amanda Gray

Tiffany Hamlett, Officer, Development & Advancement

BA
(816) 995-2844 | Email Tiffany Hamlett

Caelee Lehman, Assistant Director, Student Affairs

MS
(816) 995-2879 | Email Caelee Lehman

Matthew Livengood, Director, Instructional Design

PhD
(816) 995-2901 | Email Matthew Livengood

Marcy Sackman, Coordinator, Student Accounts

 
(816) 995-2816 | Email Marcy Sackman

Kitty Serling, Librarian

MLS
(816) 276-4309 | Email Kitty Serling

Stacie Withers, Director of Financial Aid

BA
(816) 995-2832 | Email Stacie Withers