Administration Directory

College Faculty


Research College of Nursing governing board

  • Linda Clarkson, Chairperson
  • Brad Evans, MBA, RN
  • Donna Forgey, PhD, RN
  • Tom D. Harmon
  • Eleanor Howell, PhD, RN
  • Cyndi Johnson, MSN, MA, RN
  • Rex Joyce, MD
  • Ashley McClellan, MHA, MBA, FACHE
  • Debra Ohnoutka, BSN, MHA, RN
  • Karin McCrary, BSN, RN
  • Cynthia Randazzo
  • Sandra K. Rozen
  • Alan M. Schumacher
  • Thad Wilson, PhD, RN, FAAN

Research College of Nursing administration

  • Thad Wilson, PhD, RN, FAAN
    President
  • Julie Nauser, PhD, RN, CNE
    Dean
  • Nikki Belcher, MSN, RN, RNC.-O.B.
    Coordinator of Learning Resource Center
  • Leslie Burry, BA
    Director of Admission
  • Amanda Gray, MA
    Director of Student Affairs
  • Tiffany Hamlett, BA
    Advancement and Development Officer
  • Christy Hammond, MSN, RN
    Director of Institutional Effectiveness
  • Matthew Livengood, MA
    Director of Instructional Design
  • Glenna Mahoney, DNP, RN
    Traditional BSN Program Director
  • Sheryl Max, MN, RN
    Director of Online Education
  • Daniel Oder, BS
    Director of Financial Resources
  • Julia Payne, MSN, RN, RNC-OB, CNE.
    Coordinator of Clinical Resources
  • Rebecca Saxton, PhD, RN, CNE
    Accelerated BSN Program Director
  • Tobey Stosberg, MSN, MAE, RN
    Director of the Seelos Center and Learning Resource Center
  • Maithe Enriquez, PhD, APRN
    Graduate Program Director
  • Camelia Williams, BFA
    Registrar
  • Stacie Withers, BS
    Director of Financial Aid

Research College of Nursing faculty

  • Leslie Bachar (2006)
    Assistant Professor
    BSN, University of Kansas, 1995; MSN, University of Kansas, 2009.
  • Leslie Bachar (2006)
    Assistant Professor
    BSN, Wichita State University, 1986; MSN, University of Phoenix, 2007; PhD, 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; DNP, University of Missouri – Kansas City, 2016.
  • Cheri A. Burchett (1992) (in memoriam)
    Assistant Professor
    BSN, St. Louis University, 1976; MSN, University of Kansas, 1991.
  • Rebecca Cahill (2016)
    Associate Professor
    BSN, University of Missouri – Columbia, 1988; MSN, University of Missouri – Kansas City, 2002; DNP, Samford University, 2009.
  • Susan E. Chrisman (1984)
    Professor
    BSN, St. Louis University, 1980; MSN, St. Louis University, 1984; PhD, University of Kansas, 1995.
  • Theresa Chang (2005)
    Assistant Professor
    BSN, Kaohsime Medical College, 1982; MSN, Research College of Nursing, 2006.
  • Lauren Chun (2019)
    Instructor
    BS Biology, Missouri State University, 2007; BSN, Cox College of Nursing, 2009; MSN, MidAmerica Nazarene University, 2013.
  • Barbara A. Clemence (1985) (in memoriam)
    Professor Emeritus
    BS, University of Minnesota, 1959; MA, New York University, 1964; DNSc, Boston University 1973.
  • Jo Ellen Collette (2014)
    Assistant Professor
    BSN, California State University Northridge, 2001; MSN, University of California Los Angeles, 2003, DNP, University of Missouri – Kansas City, 2016.
  • Nancy O. DeBasio (1988)
    President Emeritus
    BSN, Wagner College, 1968; MA, New York University, 1970; PhD, University of Pennsylvania, 1987.
  • Maithe Enriquez (2019)
    Professor
    BSN, Webster University, 1985; MSN, University of Missouri – Kansas City, 1993 PhD, University of Missouri – Kansas City, 2002.
  • Nancy O. DeBasio (1988)
    President Emeritus
    BSN, Wagner College, 1968; MA, New York University, 1970; PhD, University of Pennsylvania, 1987.
  • 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.
  • Heather Lewis (2012)
    Assistant Professor
    BS, Secondary Education, Southeast Missouri State University, 1995; MA, Theatre, Southwest Missouri State University, 2000; BSN, Research College of Nursing, 2009; MSN, Research College of Nursing, 2012.
  • Norma L. Lewis (1987) (in memoriam)
    Professor Emeritus
    BSN, Avila College, 1958; MSN, University of Colorado, 1964; PhD, Kansas State University, 1983.
  • Mary Lutz (1990) (in memoriam)
    Assistant Professor
    BSN, Avila College, 1977; MN, University of Kansas, 1985.
  • Glenna Mahoney (2014)
    Professor
    BSN, Graceland University, 2005; MSN, Research College of Nursing, 2006; DNP, Carlow University, 2012.
  • Sheryl A. Max (1980)
    Assistant Professor
    BSN, University of Kansas, 1978; MN, University of Kansas, 1983.
  • 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; PhD, 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; PhD, University of Missouri – Kansas City, 2019.
  • Karin Roberts (2018)
    Professor
    A.D.N., Kansas City Community College, 1973; BSN, University of Kansas School of Nursing, 1977; MN, University of Kansas School of Nursing, 1981; PhD, University of Kansas School of Education, 1998.
  • Sally S. Robinson (1982) (in memoriam)
    Assistant Professor
    BSN, University of Iowa, 1957; MPHN, University of North Carolina, 1966.
  • Rebecca Saxton (2006)
    Professor
    BSN, Research College of Nursing, 2000; MSN, University of Missouri – Kansas City, 2005; PhD, 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
    BA, University of Missouri-Kansas City, 1977; BSN, University of Kansas, 1979; MN, University of Kansas, 1985.
  • Tobey Stosberg (2008)
    Assistant Professor
    BS, 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, PhD, University of Missouri – Kansas City, 2016.
  • Faye Vandendaele (1999)
    Assistant Professor
    BSN, William Jewell College, 1979; MSN, University of Missouri-Kansas City, 1997.
  • M. Lynn Warmbrodt (1982)
    Professor
    BSN, University of Missouri Columbia, 1979; MSN, University of Missouri Kansas City, 1981; PsyD, 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.
  • Jessica Winslow (2018)
    Assistant Professor
    BSN, Research College of Nursing, 2010; MSN, Research College of Nursing, 2015.
  • Donna R. Zimmerman (1995)
    Assistant Professor
    BSEd., Northeast Missouri State University, 1977; BSN, 1979; MSN, University of Missouri Columbia, 1983.

Rockhurst University administration & arts and sciences academic leadership

  • Rev. Thomas B. Curran, SJ
    President
  • Douglas N. Dunham, PhD
    Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Gerald Moench
    Vice President for Business and Finance
  • Matthew Quick, PhD
    Vice President for Student Development and Athletics
  • Jennifer Friend, PhD
    Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Michael Clump, PhD
    Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences