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Loewenberg College of Nursing

The University bestows the designation "Graduate Faculty" upon faculty following review of their credentials and recommendation by their colleagues. The University maintains three levels of graduate faculty: (1) Full, (2) Associate, and (3) External.

Only Full graduate faculty members may chair doctoral committees. Full or Associate graduate faculty may chair master's committees. Only one external graduate faculty member may serve as a voting member on any master's or doctoral committee.


FULL MEMBERS

JILL DAPREMONT, Professor, EdD (2008), Argosy University [2024]

ANNAPOORNA MARY, Associate Professor, PhD (2007), University of Tennessee [2023]

LIN ZHAN, Professor, PhD (1993), Boston College [2024]

GENAE D. STRONG, Associate Professor PhD (2005), University of Tennessee Health Science Center [2023]

MARIE E. GILL, Associate Professor, PhD (2012), University of Tennessee Health Science Center [2027]

SHERI HOWARD, Assistant Professor, PhD (2017), William Carey University [2027]

REBA UMBERGER, Associate Professor, PhD (2011), University of Tennessee Health Science Center [2027]

SOHYE LEE, Assistant Professor, PhD (2017), University of Minnesota


ASSOCIATE MEMBERS

REBECCA  ADKINS, Clinical Associate Professor, MSN (1997), University of Tennessee Health Science Center 

KATHY BUTLER, Clinical Professor, DNP (2010), Oakland University

JACKIE BUFORD, Clinical Assistant Professor, MSN (2016), University of Memphis 

GLORIA CARR, Associate Professor, PhD (2007), University of Texas Arlington   

MICHELLE BALDWIN, Clinicial Assistant Professor, DNP (2015) University of Tennessee Health Science Center  

HOI SING CHUNG, Clinical Associate Professor, PhD (2001) Chinese University of Hong Kong 

TRACY COLLINS, Clinical Professor, DNP (2014), University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa

DANIELLE GUNTER, Clinical Associate Professor, PhD (2014), University of Texas at Tyler    

BRAD HARRELL, Clinical Professor, DNP (2009), University of Tennessee Health Science Center 

DEUNDRA HEARNE, Assistant Professor, PhD (2020), William Carey College 

JOY HOFFMAN, Clinical Professor, DNP (2013), University of Tennessee Health Science Center 

STACEY D. LABARRE-POWELL, Clinical Assistant Professor, DNP (2017) Union University 

CANDACE MCGOWEN, Clinical Assistant Professor, DNP (2021), University of Alabama 

HELEN MITCHELL, Clinical Assistant Professor, DNP (2015), Saint Louis University

ANGELA OIGBOKIE, Clinical Assistant Professor, DNP (2018), Delta State University 

FELESHA PERRY, Clinical Associate Professor, DNP (2016), University of Alabama Capstone College of Nursing 

SHKENDIE PAPRANIKU, Clinical Associate Professor, DNP (2021), East Tennessee State University  

VIKTORIYA PLESHKAN, Assistant Professor, PhD (2018), Walden University 

TERESA RICHARDSON, Clinical Professor, DNP (2010), Vanderbilt University 

JASON SASSER, Clinical Associate Professor, DNP (2017), University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

LARRY SLATER, Clinical Professor, PhD (2011), University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing  

PAULA WALKER, Clinical Assistant Professor, DNP (2018), Union University 

JANYE WILSON, Clinical Assistant Professor, MSN (2010) Vanderbilt University 


EXTERNAL MEMBERS

HEATHER AYERS, MSN (2019), University of Memphis [2023]

RACHEL BARBER, DNP (2014), Union University [2025]

JAMES BEASLEY, DNP (2015), University of Tennessee Health Science Center [2024]

CAROL COX, MSN (1994), University of Memphis 

LORI FERGUSON, PharmD (2004), University of Tennessee Health Sciences, College of Pharmacy [2021]

MALINDA MANZO, MSN (2005), University of Memphis [2024]

TRACIE L. MOORE, DNP (2010), University of Tennessee Health Science Center [2021]

STACY M. SCREWS, MSN (2006), Arkansas State University [2022]

DEANNA SHELTON, MSN (2009), University of Memphis [2024]

GAYLE H. SHIBA, PhD (1997), The University of California-San Francisco [2021]

KEISHA SMITH, DNP (2018), Chatham University [2022] 

ANDREW WITHROW, MSN (2021), University of Memphis

JOSHUA ROBERTS, MSN (2006), University of Memphis 

 


 

 


NOTE: Expiration date of Graduate Faculty membership is indicated in brackets.