Administration Directory

College Faculty


Research College of Nursing governing board

  • Linda Clarkson, Chairperson
  • Brad Evans, M.B.A., R.N.
  • Donna Forgey, Ph.D., R.N.
  • Tom D. Harmon
  • Eleanor Howell, Ph.D., R.N.
  • Cyndi Johnson, M.S.N., M.A., R.N.
  • Rex Joyce, M.D.
  • Ashley McClellan, M.H.A., M.B.A., FACHE
  • Debra Ohnoutka, B.S.N., M.H.A., R.N.
  • Karin McCrary, B.S.N., R.N.
  • 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
  • Julie Nauser, Ph.D., R.N., C.N.E
    Dean
  • Nikki Belcher, M.S.N., R.N., R.N.C.-O.B.
    Coordinator of Learning Resource Center
  • Leslie Burry, B.A.
    Director of Admission
  • Amanda Gray, M.A.
    Director of Student Affairs
  • Tiffany Hamlett, B.A.
    Advancement and Development Officer
  • Christy Hammond, M.S.N., R.N.
    Director of Institutional Effectiveness
  • Matthew Livengood, M.A.
    Director of Instructional Design
  • Glenna Mahoney, D.N.P., R.N.
    Traditional B.S.N. Program Director
  • Sheryl Max, M.N., R.N.
    Director of Online Education
  • Daniel Oder, B.S.
    Director of Financial Resources
  • Julia Payne, M.S.N, R.N., R.N.C.-OB, C.N.E.
    Coordinator of Clinical Resources
  • Rebecca Saxton, Ph.D., R.N., C.N.E.
    Accelerated B.S.N. Program Director
  • Tobey Stosberg, M.S.N., M.A.E., R.N.
    Director of the Seelos Center and Learning Resource Center
  • Maithe Enriquez, Ph.D., A.P.R.N.
    Graduate Program Director
  • Camelia Williams, B.F.A.
    Registrar
  • Stacie Withers, B.S.
    Director of Financial Aid

Research College of Nursing faculty

  • Leslie Bachar (2006)
    Assistant Professor
    B.S.N., University of Kansas, 1995; M.S.N., University of Kansas, 2009.
  • Leslie Bachar (2006)
    Assistant Professor
    B.S.N., Wichita State University, 1986; M.S.N., University of Phoenix, 2007; Ph.D., University of Phoenix, 2017.
  • Nikki Belcher (2018)
    Instructor
    B.S.N., University of Saint Mary’s, 2010; M.S.N., Western Governors University, 2018.
  • Pamelia Bertrand (2018)
    Instructor
    B.S.N., Avila College, 1997; M.S.N., Research College of Nursing, 2017.
  • Margaret A. Bjelica (2004)
    Professor
    B.S.N., Webster University, 1991; M.S.N., University of Missouri – Kansas City, 1998; D.N.P., University of Missouri – Kansas City, 2016.
  • Cheri A. Burchett (1992) (in memoriam)
    Assistant Professor
    B.S.N., St. Louis University, 1976; M.S.N., University of Kansas, 1991.
  • Rebecca Cahill (2016)
    Associate Professor
    B.S.N., University of Missouri – Columbia, 1988; M.S.N., University of Missouri – Kansas City, 2002; D.N.P., Samford University, 2009.
  • Susan E. Chrisman (1984)
    Professor
    B.S.N., St. Louis University, 1980; M.S.N., St. Louis University, 1984; Ph.D., University of Kansas, 1995.
  • Theresa Chang (2005)
    Assistant Professor
    B.S.N., Kaohsime Medical College, 1982; M.S.N., Research College of Nursing, 2006.
  • Lauren Chun (2019)
    Instructor
    B.S. Biology, Missouri State University, 2007; B.S.N., Cox College of Nursing, 2009; M.S.N., MidAmerica Nazarene University, 2013.
  • Barbara A. Clemence (1985) (in memoriam)
    Professor Emeritus
    B.S., University of Minnesota, 1959; M.A., New York University, 1964; D.N.Sc., Boston University 1973.
  • Jo Ellen Collette (2014)
    Assistant Professor
    B.S.N., California State University Northridge, 2001; M.S.N., University of California Los Angeles, 2003, D.N.P., University of Missouri – Kansas City, 2016.
  • Nancy O. DeBasio (1988)
    President Emeritus
    B.S.N., Wagner College, 1968; M.A., New York University, 1970; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1987.
  • Maithe Enriquez (2019)
    Professor
    B.S.N., Webster University, 1985; M.S.N., University of Missouri – Kansas City, 1993 Ph.D., University of Missouri – Kansas City, 2002.
  • Nancy O. DeBasio (1988)
    President Emeritus
    B.S.N., Wagner College, 1968; M.A., New York University, 1970; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1987.
  • Shanna Foley (2016)
    Instructor
    B.S.N., University of Kansas, 2003; M.S.N., Chamberlain College of Nursing, 2014.
  • Christy Hammond (2012) Assistant Professor B.S.N., Avila College, 1998; M.S.N., Research College of Nursing, 2012.
  • Terri Kirkland (2004)
    Assistant Professor
    B.S.N., University of Kansas, 1981; M.S.N. 2003; AGNP.
  • Nicole Kreimer (2013)
    Assistant Professor
    B.S.N., Seattle Pacific University, 1999; M.S.N., University of Kansas, 2008.
  • Heather Lewis (2012)
    Assistant Professor
    B.S., Secondary Education, Southeast Missouri State University, 1995; M.A., Theatre, Southwest Missouri State University, 2000; B.S.N., Research College of Nursing, 2009; M.S.N., Research College of Nursing, 2012.
  • Norma L. Lewis (1987) (in memoriam)
    Professor Emeritus
    B.S.N., Avila College, 1958; M.S.N., University of Colorado, 1964; Ph.D., Kansas State University, 1983.
  • Mary Lutz (1990) (in memoriam)
    Assistant Professor
    B.S.N., Avila College, 1977; M.N., University of Kansas, 1985.
  • Glenna Mahoney (2014)
    Professor
    B.S.N., Graceland University, 2005; M.S.N., Research College of Nursing, 2006; D.N.P., Carlow University, 2012.
  • Sheryl A. Max (1980)
    Assistant Professor
    B.S.N., University of Kansas, 1978; M.N., University of Kansas, 1983.
  • Martha E. McElyea (1994)
    Assistant Professor
    B.S.N., St. Louis University, 1974; M.S.N., Southern Illinois University, 1982.
  • Holly Miles (2014)
    Assistant Professor
    B.S.N., Chamberlain College of Nursing, 2010; M.S.N., University of Central Missouri, 2014.
  • Rosalia Molina (2017)
    Instructor
    A.S.N., Penn Valley Community College, 2006; M.S.N., Research College of Nursing, 2016.
  • Julie Nauser (1993)
    Professor
    B.S.N., Research College of Nursing, 1984; M.S.N., University of Missouri – Kansas City, 1993; Ph.D., Indiana University, 2007.
  • Erin Newton (2011)
    Assistant Professor
    B.S.N., St. Luke’s College of Nursing, 2003; M.S.N., Walden University, 2011.
  • Julia Payne (2015)
    Assistant Professor
    B.S.N., Research College of Nursing, 2002; M.S.N., Research College of Nursing, 2013.
  • Cassie Pearson (2015)
    Assistant Professor
    B.S.N., Research College of Nursing, 2007; M.S.N., Research College of Nursing, 2013.
  • Sarah Prichard (2013)
    Assistant Professor
    B.S.N., Research College of Nursing, 2009; M.S.N., Research College of Nursing, 2012; Ph.D., University of Missouri – Kansas City, 2019.
  • 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.
  • Sally S. Robinson (1982) (in memoriam)
    Assistant Professor
    B.S.N., University of Iowa, 1957; M.P.H.N., University of North Carolina, 1966.
  • Rebecca Saxton (2006)
    Professor
    B.S.N., Research College of Nursing, 2000; M.S.N., University of Missouri – Kansas City, 2005; Ph.D., University of Missouri – Kansas City, 2010.
  • Sarah Schlanker (2018)
    Instructor
    B.S.N., Missouri Western State University, 2012; M.S.N., Missouri Western State University, 2018.
  • Shirley F. Spencer (1992)
    Assistant Professor
    B.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City, 1977; B.S.N., 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; B.S.N., Research College of Nursing, 2001; M.S.N., Research College of Nursing, 2010.
  • Christine Thurlow (2003)
    Associate Professor
    B.S.N., University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1982; M.S.N., University of Nebraska Medical Center, 1986, Ph.D., University of Missouri – Kansas City, 2016.
  • Faye Vandendaele (1999)
    Assistant Professor
    B.S.N., William Jewell College, 1979; M.S.N., University of Missouri-Kansas City, 1997.
  • M. Lynn Warmbrodt (1982)
    Professor
    B.S.N., University of Missouri Columbia, 1979; M.S.N., University of Missouri Kansas City, 1981; Psy.D., Forest Institute, 1992.
  • Camille Williams (2019)
    Assistant Professor
    B.S.N., University of Central Missouri, 2003; M.S.N. University of Central Missouri, 2011
  • Thad Wilson (2017)
    Professor
    B.S.N., Graceland University, 1976; M.S.N., University of Utah, 1981; PhD, University of Kansas, 1995.
  • Jessica Winslow (2018)
    Assistant Professor
    B.S.N., Research College of Nursing, 2010; M.S.N., Research College of Nursing, 2015.
  • Donna R. Zimmerman (1995)
    Assistant Professor
    B.S.Ed., Northeast Missouri State University, 1977; B.S.N., 1979; M.S.N., University of Missouri Columbia, 1983.

Rockhurst University administration & arts and sciences academic leadership

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