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Acute, Chronic, and Continuing Care Science Division

The Division of Acute, Chronic, and Continuing Care Science (ACCCS) encompasses various specialty areas that foster a dynamic and collaborative environment that promotes teaching, research, and service excellence. Under the leadership of Dr. Gloria Carr, Division Director, faculty members within this department division collaborate in their teaching, research, and service endeavors to advance the college’s mission.

The specialty areas within the ACCCS division include:

  1. Adult Health: Faculty members specializing in adult health focus on the care and management of adult patients across various healthcare settings. They possess expertise in diagnosing and treating acute and chronic illnesses in adult populations.
  2. Gerontology: This specialty area concentrates on the unique healthcare needs of older adults. Faculty members with expertise in gerontology provide specialized care and promote healthy aging through evidence-based interventions.
  3. Critical Care and Trauma Care: Faculty members in this specialty area are experienced in providing specialized care to critically ill and injured patients. They possess expertise in managing complex medical conditions and trauma cases.
  4. Psychiatric Nursing: Faculty specializing in psychiatric nursing focus on mental health promotion, prevention, and treatment. They are knowledgeable in providing comprehensive care for individuals with psychiatric disorders across the lifespan.
  5. Chronic Illnesses: This specialty area addresses the management and care of individuals with chronic illnesses, such as diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, and respiratory conditions. Faculty members contribute to developing effective interventions and strategies for promoting optimal health outcomes in patients with chronic illnesses.
  6. Nurse Practitioners in Adult and/or Acute Care: Faculty members with expertise as Nurse Practitioners (NPs) in adult and/or acute care play a crucial role in advanced nursing practice. They possess the skills and knowledge to provide comprehensive care and manage acute and chronic conditions in adult populations

Division Faculty Members

Gloria Carr

Gloria Carr
Acute, Chronic, and Continuing Care Science Division Director | Associate Professor
901-678-3080
4524 Community Health Building
gcarr@memphis.edu


Erin A.Erin Alexander
Clinical Assistant Professor
901-678-2358
3513 Community Health Building
lxnder19@memphis.edu



Tracie AugustaTracie Augusta
Assistant Professor
901-678-2003
4526 Community Health Building
taugusta@memphis.edu 

 


 

Culeta ByarsCuleta Byars
Clinical Assistant Professor
901-678-1347
4525 Community Health Building
cfbyars@memphis.edu




Samantha CalhounSamantha Calhoun
Clinical Assistant Professor
901-678-2002
4536 Community Health Building
sturner5@memphis.edu


ChristieChristie Cavallo
Director of Simulation/Assistant Clinical Professor
901-678-2002
3564 Community Health Building
ccvallo1@memphis.edu 


 


Yolanda Flemmons
Yolanda Flemmons
Clinical Assistant Professor
901-678-4546
4530 Community Health Building
yflemmns@memphis.edu 

 


Kristin GeaterKristin M. Geater
Clinical Assistant Professor
(901) 678-3529
3552 Community Health Building
kmccaleb@memphis.edu 



Brad HarrellBrad Harrell
Assistant Dean of Nursing | Interim Dean of Academic Programs
Clinical Professor (Lambuth Campus)
731-425-1969
117B Hyde Hall, Lambuth Campus
bharrell@memphis.edu



Lacee HarrisLacee Harris
Clinical Assistant Professor
731.425.7339
Lambuth Campus
lmhrris4@memphis.edu



Melanie JacobsMelanie Jacobs
Clinical Associate Professor
901-678-4102
3538 Community Health Building
mjacobs1@memphis.edu


Kerri KitchenKerri Kitchen
Clinical Assistant Professor
731-425-1975
318 Hyde Hall, Lambuth Campus
kjwlson2@memphis.edu


 


Sohye LeeSohye Lee
Associate Professor
901-678-4315
3526 Community Health Building
slee26@memphis.edu 

 


Leanne LeflerLeanne L. Lefler
Chair of Excellence/Associate Dean for Research | Professor
901-678-5922
3004F Community Health Building
lllefler@memphis.edu  


kaye litanoKaye Litano
Clinical Associate Professor
901-678-3123
3544 Community Health Building
rnlitano@memphis.edu



Amy LuckeyAmy Luckey
Clinical Associate Professor
731.425.7330
Lambuth Campus
akluckey@memphis.edu



 

Annapoorna MaryAnnapoorna Mary
Associate Professor
901-678-2846
3562 Community Health Building
amary@memphis.edu



Hellen MitchellHelen Mitchell
Clinical Assistant Professor
901-678-5905
4562 Community Health Building
hmitchel@memphis.edu  



renee morrisRenee Morris
Clinical Associate Professor
731-431-2757
117A Hyde Hall, Lambuth Campus
rnmorris@memphis.edu.edu



Kristy Patrick-LewisKristy Patrick-Lewis
Clinical Assistant Professor
901-678-1163
3532 Community Health Building
klptrick@memphis.edu


Paulette PalmerPaulette Palmer
Clinical Associate Professor
901-678-2320
3534 Community Health Building
probrtsn@memphis.edu



tracey PowerTracey Power
RN to BSN Program Coordinator
Clinical Associate Professor
901-678-2003
4544 Community Health Building
tpower@memphis.edu 

 


Machell ReifsniderMachell Reifsnider
Clinical Assistant Professor
731-425-7409
312 Hyde Hall, Lambuth Campus
mrfsnder@memphis.edu



Melissa ShoaffMelissa Shoaff
Clinical Assistant Professor
901-678-2446
4532 Community Health Building
mshoaff@memphis.edu



Reba UmbergerReba Umberger
Associate Professor
901-678-4709
3517 Community Health Building
rumbergr@memphis.edu