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VOLUNTEER FACULTY

Faculty Currently Working on Curriculum Materials and Research

Jordan Wilson MSN, RN, NPD-BC, MEDSURG-BC

Simulation Specialist at Parkland Hospital in Dallas, Texas. Jordan also holds various roles including Nurse Faculty member, Adjunct Faculty, Nurse Advisor, and Committee Member in several professional organizations, with a background spanning multiple nursing specialties and educational achievements including a MSN.

Previous contributions to NI: Open Access Policies and Procedures to Assist with Standardization of Patient Care; Oncology Nursing; Fundamentals of Nursing; Mental Health Nursing; Pediatric Nursing; Medical-Surgical Nursing 1.

Stephanie Marfurt RN, PhD

Dr. Marfurt received a master’s in nursing education from Columbia University and a PhD in Nursing from Texas Women’s University. Over the course of her career, she has devoted her talents to educating undergraduate and graduate nursing students as well as patients in primary and acute care settings. Her teaching experience ranges from the community college to the doctoral level with 40 years teaching experience at Tulsa Community College, University of Texas at Houston, and the University of Oklahoma.

Previous contributions to NI: Maternal Health; Fundamentals of Nursing; Mental Health Nursing; Pediatric Nursing; Medical-Surgical Nursing 1

Jacqueline Christianson MSN, FNP-C

Previous contributions to NI: Nurse Educator’s Compendium; Open Access Policies and Procedures to Assist with Standardization of Patient Care

Laurel Richardson, MSN, BA, RN, CNE

Mrs. Richardson earned a BA in Bible and International Ministry from Moody Bible Institute, Chicago; and an MSN in Innovation and Intra/Entrepreneurship in Advanced Nursing Practice from Drexel University, Philadelphia. Most of her career has been in faith community nursing in South Asia, and in nursing education in rural America.

Previous contributions to NI: Medical-Surgical Nursing 1.

Lourdes Webster RN, BSN, MSN

Previous contributions to NI: Medical-Surgical Nursing 1

Janis Tuxbury BSN, MSN, DNP

Jan is an experienced nurse educator, with particular interests in global health and simulation education.


Previous contributions to NI: Medical-Surgical Nursing 1

Debra Heinrich RN, BSN, MA, M.Ed, EdD

Debra earned her MA and M.Ed degrees in Nursing Education as well as her EdD from Teachers College, Columbia University. She has worked as a nurse for over 35 years and have held both administrative and teaching positions.

Previous contributions to NI: Medical-Surgical Nursing 1

Monique Green MPH, MSN, RN

Monique has worked in maternal child and HIV/AIDS care. She earned a MPH and MSN – Family Nurse Practitioner from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

Previous contributions to NI: Medical-Surgical Nursing 1

Beth Hutchason MSN, BSN, RN

Beth has worked as a nurse for over 3 decades, primarily as a nurse practitioner.
She left clinical practice in 2021 and became a medical editor. Her areas of expertise are oncology, palliative medicine, and dementia care.

Cathrine Fultz MSN, RN

Cathrine has diverse nursing experience in cardiac care, operating rooms, and public health clinics. She transitioned to nursing education in 2020 while earning her MSN in Nursing Education from Grand Canyon University. She has pursued a culturally informed life through her time with Mercy Ships, living amongst Arabs in Dearborn, MI, and pursuing Arabic language learning in Jordan.

Marcy McBain MN, BSN, BA, RN

Marcy received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Alberta, her BSN from the University of Victoria, and her MSN (with a Teaching Specialty) from Athabasca University. She has experience in pediatrics, emergency room nursing, reproductive health, community nursing, and health consulting.

Vanessa Teed MSN, RN, CEN, CGNC

Vanessa is an International Council of Nurses & CGFNS certified global nurse consultant (CGNC), a registered nurse with over 15 years of experience, and a certified emergency nurse. She has her MSN in education and teaches at the college and university level in the USA.

Jared Linder MSN, RN

Jared is currently leading the development of NI’s Leadership Course with Dr. Capone.

Seethal S. Thomas FNP-BC, RN, BSN, ONC

Seethal has 8 years of nursing experience in orthopedics and primary/urgent care. She currently specializes in care for patients who need endovascular cerebral and spine surgery.

Seethal is currently leading the development of NI’s Pathophysiology Course with Dr. Capone.

Tenley Force RN, BSN, MA

Tenley has a diverse background in medical-surgical respiratory, disaster response, public health, and nursing education. She is a published author specializing in self-help for new nurses. Tenley is a current fellow at Duke Divinity School in the Theology, Medicine, and Culture Initiative.

Lovey Reynolds MSN, RN, CNE, CPN

Lovey is a tenure-track nursing faculty member and an Adult/Adolescence Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner. She is concurrently working on her PhD in Education and Family Nurse Practitioner Post-Master’s Certification, both from DePaul University. Lovey has certifications in Pediatric Nursing (CPN) and Nurse Education (CNE). She belongs to many professional organizations and has served in nursing professional committees statewide and nationally.

Briana Svensson CCRN, MSN

Briana obtained her BSN from Boston College and her MSN in Education from Emmanuel College. She has worked in critical care for over 10 years and has experience teaching undergraduate clinical courses.

Lois Lopez DNP, MSN, RN

Dr. Lopez is a faculty development specialist for Chamberlain University. She has designed innovative and engaging learning experiences for undergraduate and graduate nursing programs threading social determinants of health, diversity, health equity, and inclusion throughout nursing curricula. She has received the Daisy Faculty Award twice in her teaching career and was awarded as one of the Great 100 Nurses of Northeast Florida in 2019.

Past Contributors to the BSN Curriculum and Research

Volunteer

Contributions to:

Teresa Darnall DM, MSN, RN, CNE

Fundamentals of Nursing; Mental Health Nursing

Chasya Wiseman RN

Fundamentals of Nursing

Bethania Gonzalez, MSN, FNP-BC, RN-BC

Fundamentals of Nursing;

Translation of select courses to Spanish

Marija Bjegovich-Weidman RN, BSN, MSN, DNP, CCAP

Mental Health Nursing; Pediatric Nursing; Medical-Surgical Nursing 1; Cultural Competence Policy 

Zahid Ullah  BSN, RN, MPH, DCH

Mental Health Nursing

Aundrea Bevis RN

Maternal Health

Melissa Turner RN

Maternal Health

Emily Langley RN, BSN, MSN 

Medical-Surgical Nursing 1

Cissy Ondoma Nakyajja PhD, RN

Pediatric Nursing- Course Lead

Renee Marg DNP, MSN-ED, RN

Open Access Policies and Procedures to Assist with Standardization of Patient Care; Maternal Health; Fundamentals of Nursing

Caitlin Cartmell MFS, BSN, RN, NPD-BC

Open Access Policies and Procedures to Assist with Standardization of Patient Care; Oncology Nursing; Fundamentals of Nursing; Mental Health Nursing; Pediatric Nursing; Medical-Surgical Nursing 1;

Worked on the development  of the Clinical Judgment Model

Emily Pappa RN, MSN

Open Access Policies and Procedures to Assist with Standardization of Patient Care; Fundamentals of Nursing; Mental Health Nursing; Pediatric Nursing; Medical-Surgical Nursing 1; Orientation documents

Betsy Woods MSN, RN, CPEN

Open Access Policies and Procedures to Assist with Standardization of Patient Care; Nurse Educator’s Compendium; Fundamentals of Nursing; Pediatric Nursing

Bailey White RN, BSN, CCRN

Open Access Policies and Procedures to Assist with Standardization of Patient Care; Mental Health Nursing

Rachel Loftin MSN, RN

Open Access Policies and Procedures to Assist with Standardization of Patient Care; Mental Health Nursing; Pediatric Nursing; Medical-Surgical Nursing 1; Course Mentor 

Omnia Helaly EdD, MSc, DHM, BSN, FHEA

Open Access Policies and Procedures to Assist with Standardization of Patient Care

Edilyn Parnala MBA, BSN, RN

Open Access Policies and Procedures to Assist with Standardization of Patient Care

Floro Cubelo MPH, RN, BSN

Open Access Policies and Procedures to Assist with Standardization of Patient Care

Diana Braganza MSc, BSN, RN

Open Access Policies and Procedures to Assist with Standardization of Patient Care

Educator’s Compendium

Manal Saweires RN

Open Access Policies and Procedures to Assist with Standardization of Patient Care

Stacen Keating PhD, RN

Nurse Educator’s Compendium; Oncology Nursing; Fundamentals of Nursing; Mental Health Nursing

Lori Kerley DNP, MS, RN

Nurse Educator’s Compendium; Oncology Nursing

Lillian A Donnelly MSN, RN, NPD-BC

Nurse Educator’s Compendium; Oncology Nursing

Susan Boyer DNP, MEd, RN, NPD-BC, FAAN

Nurse Educator’s Compendium; Open Access Policies and Procedures to Assist with Standardization of Patient Care

Vicky A Keys DNP, MSN, RN-BC, ACNS-BC

Nurse Educator’s Compendium; Open Access Policies and Procedures to Assist with Standardization of Patient Care

Sara Bohling MSN, APRN-CNS

Nurse Educator’s Compendium; Maternal Health; Fundamentals of Nursing

Carla Crider EdD, MSN, RNC-OB, C-EFM, CNE

Nurse Educator’s Compendium

Trip to China 2019

Helen Ewing DHS, MN, RN

Nurse Educator’s Compendium

Ann M. Stalter PhD, RN, MEd

Nurse Educator’s Compendium

Diana Braganza MSc, BSN, RN

Nurse Educator’s Compendium

Elizabeth Luecht MSN, RN

Nurse Educator’s Compendium

Elizabeth Wells-Beede PhD, RN, C-EFM, CHSE

Nurse Educator’s Compendium

Hamdia Mirkhan Ahmed PhD, MSc, BSc

Nurse Educator’s Compendium

Janet Shiffer Nurse Educator

Nurse Educator’s Compendium

Judith H. Weimer DNP, RN, FNP-C

Nurse Educator’s Compendium

Kelley Connor PhD, RN, CHSE

Nurse Educator’s Compendium

Kate Dahlman MS, BSN

Nurse Educator’s Compendium

Lindsay Burner DNP, FNP-C, RN

Nurse Educator’s Compendium

Lois Lopez DNP, MSN, BSN, RN

Nurse Educator’s Compendium

Lori J. Greer MSN, RN, CHSE

Nurse Educator’s Compendium

Meagan Mashni MSN, RN

Nurse Educator’s Compendium

Sara Culling Nurse Educator

Nurse Educator’s Compendium

Sarah Lombardi Nurse Educator

Nurse Educator’s Compendium

Sheri Sawchuk DNP, APRN, NP-C

Nurse Educator’s Compendium

Suja Roy RN RN, MSN, CMSRN, CHEP

Nurse Educator’s Compendium

Urmila Harold DNP, MSN-Ed, ACNS-BC

Nurse Educator’s Compendium

Victoria Young DNP, MSN, BSN, RN

Nurse Educator’s Compendium 

Past Faculty

Amy Humphrey BSN, RN, CPN

Amy Roberts Toone PhD, MA, FNP-BC, RN

Angela Gathings MSN, RN

Anjana Mathews MSN, RN

Barbara F. Dasque DHSC, RN, BIO

Beth Sheeran BSN, RN, CEN, SANE

Bonnie Haven Velez FNP, CRNP

Buffy Reilly MSN, APN, RN

Carla Crider MSN, RN, RNC-OB, C-EFM

Chaka Brittain DNP, RN, CNE

Christina Carter DNP, MBA

Dorrett Murdock-McNeil RGN, BSc

Emilee Tatum Dean MSN, FNP-C

Evan Sam Mbok BEd, RN

Hannah Gubitz BSN, RN, BSc

Janice Adams-King MSN, MS, CRNP

Josephine Francis MSN, RN, RM, IBCLC

Julie Furrow PhD, APRN, FNP-BC

Kam Ming Rebecca Leung MSN, RN

Kelly Schmiedeknecht MS, RN

Marissa Trino MSN

Martha Awoke MS, RN

Mary A. Helming PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, AHN-BC

Melissa Pollard DNP, RN-BC, APRN, FNP/GNP-BC, CEN, CCRN, WCC

Miranda Smith MSN, RN

Ruth Swart EdD, MHS, BN, RN, BSc

Sally Fitzgerald MSN, RN, CCM

Sheila Mulkey Hardy MSN, RN

Shuba Samuel PhD, RN, FNP-C, NP-C

Theresa Jones PhD, RN

Victoria Sattler PhD, RN, MSN

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