Research College of Nursing Governing Board

Linda Clarkson

Brad Evans, M.B.A., R.N.

Julie Filbeck, MSN, RN

Tom D. Harmon

Eleanor Howell, Ph.D., R.N.

Cyndi Johnson, MSN, M.A., R.N.

Rex Joyce, M.D.

Ashley McClellan, M.H.A., M.B.A., FACHE

Karin McCrary, BSN, R.N. (Chairperson)

Cynthia Randazzo

Sandra K. Rozen

Alan M. Schumacher

Thad Wilson, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN

Research College of Nursing Administration

Thad Wilson, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N.
President

Rebecca Saxton, Ph.D., R.N., C.N.E.
Dean
Interim Accelerated BSN Program Director

Alizabeth Ballard, Ed.D.
Director of Student Success

Leslie Burry, B.A.
Director of Admission

Maithe Enriquez, Ph.D., A.P.R.N.
Graduate Program Director

Amanda Gray, M.A.
Director of Student Affairs

Tiffany Hamlett, B.A.
Advancement and Development Officer

Christy Hammond, MSN, R.N.
Director of Institutional Effectiveness  

Matthew Livengood, M.A.
Director of Instructional Design

Glenna Mahoney, D.N.P., R.N.
Traditional BSN Program Director

Sheryl Max, M.N., R.N.
Director of Online Education

Daniel Oder, B.S.
Director of Financial Resources

Tobey Stosberg, MSN, M.A.E., R.N.
Director of the Simulation Center

Camelia Williams, B.F.A.
Registrar

Stacie Withers, B.S.
Director of Financial Aid

Faculty

Leslie Bachar (2006)
Assistant Professor
BSN, Wichita State University, 1986; MSN, University of Phoenix, 2007; Ph.D., University of Phoenix, 2017.

Nikki Belcher (2018)
Instructor
BSN, University of Saint Mary’s, 2010; MSN, Western Governors University, 2018.

Pamelia Bertrand (2018)
Instructor
BSN, Avila College, 1997; MSN, Research College of Nursing, 2017.

Margaret A. Bjelica (2004)
Professor
BSN, Webster University, 1991; MSN, University of Missouri – Kansas City, 1998; D.N.P., University of Missouri – Kansas City, 2016.

Rebecca Cahill (2016)
Associate Professor
BSN, University of Missouri – Columbia, 1988; MSN, University of Missouri – Kansas City, 2002; D.N.P., Samford University, 2009.

Theresa Chang (2005)
Assistant Professor
BSN, Kaohsime Medical College, 1982; MSN, Research College of Nursing, 2006.

Lauren Chun (2019)
Instructor
B.S. Biology, Missouri State University, 2007; BSN, Cox College of Nursing, 2009; MSN, MidAmerica Nazarene University, 2013.

Jo Ellen Collette (2014)
Assistant Professor
BSN, California State University Northridge, 2001; MSN, University of California Los Angeles, 2003, D.N.P., University of Missouri – Kansas City, 2016.

Maithe Enriquez (2019)
Professor
BSN, Webster University, 1985; MSN, University of Missouri – Kansas City, 1993 Ph.D., University of Missouri – Kansas City, 2002.

Shanna Foley (2016)
Instructor
BSN, University of Kansas, 2003; MSN, Chamberlain College of Nursing, 2014.

Christy Hammond (2012)
Assistant Professor
BSN, Avila College, 1998; MSN, Research College of Nursing, 2012.

Terri Kirkland (2004)
Assistant Professor
BSN, University of Kansas, 1981; MSN 2003; AGNP.

Nicole Kreimer (2013)
Assistant Professor
BSN, Seattle Pacific University, 1999; MSN, University of Kansas, 2008.

Alexandra Lee (2021)
Assistant Professor
BSN, University of Kansas, 2011; D.N.P., University of Kansas, 2020.

Heather Lewis (2012)
Assistant Professor
B.S., Secondary Education, Southeast Missouri State University, 1995; M.A., Theatre, Southwest Missouri State University, 2000; BSN, Research College of Nursing, 2009; MSN, Research College of Nursing, 2012.

Glenna Mahoney (2014)
Professor
BSN, Graceland University, 2005; MSN, Research College of Nursing, 2006; D.N.P., Carlow University, 2012.

Sheryl A. Max (1980)
Assistant Professor
BSN, University of Kansas, 1978; M.N., University of Kansas, 1983.

Peter Paul May IV (2021)
Instructor
BSN, Grand Canyon University, 2015; MSN, Western Governors University, 2017.

Martha E. McElyea (1994)
Assistant Professor
BSN, St. Louis University, 1974; MSN, Southern Illinois University, 1982.

Holly Miles (2014)
Assistant Professor
BSN, Chamberlain College of Nursing, 2010; MSN, University of Central Missouri, 2014.

Rosalia Molina (2017)
Instructor
A.S.N., Penn Valley Community College, 2006; MSN, Research College of Nursing, 2016.

Julie Nauser (1993)
Professor
BSN, Research College of Nursing, 1984; MSN, University of Missouri – Kansas City, 1993; Ph.D., Indiana University, 2007.

Erin Newton (2011)
Assistant Professor
BSN, St. Luke’s College of Nursing, 2003; MSN, Walden University, 2011.

Julia Payne (2015)
Assistant Professor
BSN, Research College of Nursing, 2002; MSN, Research College of Nursing, 2013.

Cassie Pearson (2015)
Assistant Professor
BSN, Research College of Nursing, 2007; MSN, Research College of Nursing, 2013.

Sarah Prichard (2013)
Assistant Professor
BSN, Research College of Nursing, 2009; MSN, Research College of Nursing, 2012; Ph.D., University of Missouri – Kansas City, 2019.

Patton Rainey (2021)
Instructor
BSN, Research College of Nursing, 2014; MSN, Research College of Nursing, 2018.

Karin Roberts (2018)
Professor
A.D.N., Kansas City Community College, 1973; B.S.N, University of Kansas School of Nursing, 1977; M.N., University of Kansas School of Nursing, 1981; Ph.D., University of Kansas School of Education, 1998.

Rebecca Saxton (2006)
Professor
BSN, Research College of Nursing, 2000; MSN, University of Missouri – Kansas City, 2005; Ph.D., University of Missouri – Kansas City, 2010.

Sarah Schlanker (2018)
Instructor
BSN, Missouri Western State University, 2012; MSN, Missouri Western State University, 2018.

Shirley F. Spencer (1992)
Assistant Professor
B.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City, 1977; BSN, University of Kansas, 1979; M.N., University of Kansas, 1985.

Tobey Stosberg (2008)
Assistant Professor
B.S., Biology, North East Missouri State University (Truman State), 1996; M.S., Education, North East Missouri State University (Truman State), 1997; BSN, Research College of Nursing, 2001; MSN, Research College of Nursing, 2010.

Christine Thurlow (2003)
Associate Professor
BSN, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1982; MSN, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 1986, Ph.D., University of Missouri – Kansas City, 2016.

Faye Vandendaele (1999)
Assistant Professor
BSN, William Jewell College, 1979; MSN, University of Missouri-Kansas City, 1997.

Lynn Warmbrodt (1982)
Professor
BSN, University of Missouri‑ Columbia, 1979; MSN, University of Missouri‑ Kansas City, 1981; Psy.D., Forest Institute, 1992.

Camille Williams (2019)
Assistant Professor
BSN, University of Central Missouri, 2003; MSN University of Central Missouri, 2011

Thad Wilson (2017)
Professor
BSN, Graceland University, 1976; MSN, University of Utah, 1981; PhD, University of Kansas, 1995.

Cynthia Worthley (2021)
Instructor
BSN, Research College of Nursing, 2014; MSN, Research College of Nursing, 2019.

Donna R. Zimmerman (1995)
Assistant Professor
B.S.Ed., Northeast Missouri State University, 1977; BSN, 1979; MSN, University of Missouri‑ Columbia, 1983.