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, assistant professor

MSN, RN, RNC-OB, CNE


(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, 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

Charla Clark, assistant professor

MSN,RN


(816) 995-2836 | Email Charla Clark

Jo Ellen Collette, assistant professor

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

Zadi Gillman, assistant professor

DNP
(816) 995-2836 | Email Zadi Gillman

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


Email Alexandra Lee

Heather Lewis, assistant professor

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

Ann Longhibler, assistant professor

MSN, RN
(816) 995-2828 | Email Ann Longhibler

Sheryl Max, assistant professor; director, Online Education

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

Peter Paul May IV, instructor

MSN, RN


Email Peter Paul May IV

Holly Miles, assistant professor

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

Rosalia Molina, assistant professor

PhD, 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, TBSN track coordinator

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


Email Patton Rainey

Karin Roberts, professor; coordinator, NE track

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

Sarah Schlanker, instructor, ABSN track coordinator

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

Ashlye Speer, instructor

MSN, RN
(816) 995-2831 | Email Ashlye Speer

Tobey Stosberg, director of simulation education

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

Rosemary Thompson, learning skills lab coordinator

BSN,RN


Email Rosemary Thompson

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

DNP, APRN, FNP-BC
(816) 995-2857 | Email Camille Williams

Cindy Worthley, instructor

MSN, RN


Email Cindy Worthley

Donna Zimmerman, assistant professor

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

Patrick Robinson, president

Ph.D., ACRN, CNE, RN, ANEF, FAAN
(816) 995-2810 | Email Patrick Robinson

Rebecca Saxton, dean and professor

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

Jacob Showalter, director of finance and administration

 
(816) 995-2803 | Email Jacob Showalter

Glenna Mahoney, professor; associate dean for undergraduate education

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

Maithe Enriquez, professor; associate dean for graduate education

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

Tiffany Hamlett, officer, Development & Advancement

BA
(816) 995-2844 | Email Tiffany Hamlett

Leslie Burry, director of admission

BA
(816) 995-2820 | Email Leslie Burry

Roseanne Zimny, executive administrative assistant to the president & dean

 
816-995-2815 | Email Roseanne Zimny

Alizabeth Ballard, director of student success

EdD
816-276-3308 | Email Alizabeth Ballard

Marcell Frost, audio visualĀ & information technology specialist

MA
Email Marcell Frost

Denise Haushahn, assistant registrar

 
(816) 995-2818 | Email Denise Haushahn

Alycia Meyer, director of instructional design

 
Email Alycia Meyer

Tonja Palmer, Administrative Assistant to Associate Deans

 
(816)995-2830 | Email Tonja Palmer

Jessica Popescu, student recruitment coordinator

 
(816)995-2879 | Email Jessica Popescu

Marcy Sackman, coordinator, Student Accounts

 
(816) 995-2816 | Email Marcy Sackman

Kitty Serling, librarian

MLS
(816) 276-4309 | Email Kitty Serling

Karen Wendel, clinical placement coordinator

 
(816)995-2801 | Email Karen Wendel

Camelia Williams, registrar

BFA
(816) 995-2808 | Email Camelia Williams

Stacie Withers, director of financial aid

BA
(816) 995-2832 | Email Stacie Withers