One of the defining aspects of Moffett & Sanders School of Nursing is our faculty and staff. Our people are highly motivated and, themselves, answering the calling of their lives. They have deep professional experience, but equally as important, they are enthusiastic, passionate teachers, their commitment will make your time at Samford richer by far.

Employment Opportunities

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Victoria E. Allen, CFRE
Executive Director of Development
College of Health Sciences
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Shannon Ashe, EdD, LAT, ATC, CSCS
Simulation Educator and Coordinator, Assistant Professor
Experiential Learning and Simulation Center
1304 CHS Building 1
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Amanda Barron, EdD, MSN, RN, CNE
Associate Professor and Director, Clinical Education and Community Partnerships
1506 CHS Building 1
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Cynthia Gurdak Berry, DNP, RN, CNE, COI
Professor and Undergraduate Department Chair
1514 CHS Building 1
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Amy B. Bigham, DNP, RN, FNP-BC
Professor and Coordinator, Family Nurse Practitioner Track
1563 CHS Building 1
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Rhonda Brazil
Administrative Assistant – Undergraduate Faculty and Undergraduate Special Projects
WS 1555 CHS Building 1
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Ellen B. Buckner, PhD, RN, CNE, AE-C, FNAP
1544 CHS Building 1
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Kelli Burdette, MSN, RN
Assistant Professor
1570 CHS Building 1
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Terri Cahoon, DNP, CRNA
Professor and Chair, Department of Nurse Anesthesia
1547 CHS Building 1
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Heidi Callighan
Assistant Professor
1574 CHS Building 1
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Melondie R Carter, PhD, RN
Ralph W. Beeson Dean and Professor
1528 CHS Building 1
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Chloe’ Chapman, MSN, RN
WS-1513 CHS Building 1
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Sherri H. Chatman, DNP, FNP-BC
Associate Professor
1560 CHS Building 1
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Kerry Cobb, MS
Coordinator of Undergraduate Student Services and Academic Advisor
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Jennifer Coleman, PhD, RN, CNE, COI, ANEF
1525 CHS Building 1
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Andrea Collins, DNP, NP-C, CNE
Professor and Director of Assessment and Evaluation
1562 CHS Building 1
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Cyndi Cortes, DrPH, MSN, MRE, CPNP-PC, CRRN, COI
1535 CHS Building 1
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Havilah Couvillion, MSN, RN
1515 CHS Building 1
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Rebekah Duvall, MSN, RN
1578 CHS Building 1
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Kristen Eads
Administrative Assistant
Nurse Practitioner Department
CHS Building 1
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Karen Eddins, MBA
Undergraduate Recruitment and Admission Counselor
1124F CHS Building 1
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David Fort, DNP, CRNA
Instructor, Department of Nurse Anesthesia
WS-1515 CHS Building 1
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Kimberly M. French, PhD, RN
Assistant Professor
Undergraduate Nursing
1576 CHS Building 1
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Melinda Grayson, MSN, RN
Standardized Patient Educator and Coordinator, Instructor
Experiential Learning and Simulation
1315 CHS Building 1
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Christy Greenhalgh, DNP, AG-ACNP-BC, FNP-BC, RN, ENP-BC
Assistant Professor and Coordinator, Emergency Nurse Practitioner Track
1552A CHS Building 1
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Crystal Grier
Coordinator, Graduate Student Services
WS-1124C CHS Building 1
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Lisa E. Gurley, PhD, RN, CNE, COAT, CPHQ
Professor and Post-Master’s DNP Coordinator
1529 CHS Building 1
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Lee Hardin, DNP, MBA, RN, NE-BC, CNE, COI
Assistant Professor
1553 CHS Building 1
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Lori Harrison, MSN, RN
Assistant Professor
1561B CHS Building 1
Photo of Lisa Herbinger
Lisa Herbinger, DNP, CRNA, COI
Associate Chair, Associate Professor, Department of Nurse Anesthesia
1546 CHS Building 1
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Mary Annette Hess, PhD, FNP-BC, CNS, COI
Associate Professor, Family Nurse Practitioner
1515A CHS Building 1
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Kyteria Holmes, DNP, RN
WS-1514 CHS Building 1
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Peyton Huston
Director, CHS Financial and Operational Services
1474 CHS Building 1
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Emily Johnson
Graduate Recruiter
1125 CHS Building 1
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Kristen Johnston, DNP, FNP-BC
Associate Professor
1559 CHS Building 1
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Lauren H. Jones, MSN, RN, CPN
Instructor, Undergraduate Nursing
1561C CHS Building 1
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Konda Keebler
Assistant Professor
1524 CHS Building 1
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Kim Kirkland
Administrative Assistant to Associate Deans
WS1509 CHS Building 1
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RaShundra Knox
1507 CHS Building 1
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Hannah Landgrave, DNP, RN, CCRN
Assistant Professor
Undergraduate Nursing
1512 CHS Building 1
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Maria D. Ledbetter, DNAP, CRNA, COI
Assistant Professor
Nurse Anesthesia
1552A CHS Building 1
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Allyson Maddox
Director, Graduate Student Services
1126 CHS Building 1
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Sandi McMichael, MSN, FNP-BC
Instructor/ Director NP Clinical Services
Nurse Practitioner Department
1537 CHS Building 1
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Megan Mileski, PhD, RN
Assistant Professor
1514 CHS Building 1
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Christa Moore, MSN, RN, CNE, COI
Assistant Professor
1571 CHS Building 1
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Becky Morgan
Coordinator, Department of Nurse Anesthesia
WS-1516 CHS Building 1
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Jan Paine, MAE
Director, Undergraduate Student Services
1129 CHS Building 1
Photo of Jill Pence EdD, RN, CNE, CHSE
Jill N. Pence EdD, RN, CNE, CHSE
Associate Professor and Executive Director
Experiential Learning and Simulation Center
1305 CHS Building 1
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Hannah Pope, DNP, RN, CNE
WS-1525 CHS Building 1
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Chris Roper
Manager of Technology Services
2203 CHS Building 2
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Tonya Shanahan, FNP-BC, DNP
Associate Professor and Department Chair, Nurse Practitioner Program
1536 CHS Building 1
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Lora Shelton, DNP, FNP-BC, CNE, COI
Professor and Undergraduate Associate Dean
1504 CHS Building 1
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Mary Talbot Skinner
Assistant Professor
1515 CHS Building 1
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Amy Snow, DNP, CRNA
Director of Clinical Services, Assistant Professor, Department of Nurse Anesthesia
1541 CHS Building 1
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Courtney D. Spells, DNP, RN CLN
Assistant Professor
Undergraduate Nursing
1503 CHS Building 1
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Gena Sullivan, MBA
Assistant to the Dean
WS-1526A CHS Building 1
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Cami Tinsley, MSEd
Coordinator of Clinical Education, Nurse Practitioner Department
WS-1503 CHS Building 1
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Ashley M. Turner, MSN, RN
Assistant Professor and Coordinator, Undergraduate Clinical Services
1522 CHS Building 1
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Angela O. Wilson, MSN, RN, CCRN
Assistant Professor
1520 CHS Building 1
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Emily S. Womack, MLA, MCP
Administrative Assistant III
1446 CHS Building 1
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Laura Wynn, MSN, RN
1569 CHS Building 1
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Professor and Associate Dean for Scholarly Activity, Director, Nurse Practitioner Residency, and Coordinator, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Track
1564 CHS Building 1
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Ashley York, DNP, AGNP-C, WHNP-BC
Assistant Professor
1561A CHS Building 1