School of Nursing Faculty

Joan Rich, DNP, RN, PHN, LSN, FCN
Vice President, School of Nursing                                             
D.N.P., Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing
M.L.S., University of Minnesota
B.A., College of St. Scholastica
P.N., Concordia College Twin Cities

Online

Amy Matthys, MAN, RN, PHN, CNE
Dean of RN to BSN program
MAN, Bethel University
MS, United States Army War College
BSN, Winona State University

Full-Time Online Faculty

Iris Cornell, PhD, MSN, RN
Ph.D., Capella University
MSN, Walden University
BSN, University of Michigan

Michelle MacDonald, DNP, RN, PHN, CNS
DNP, Saint Catherine University
MAN, College of Saint Scholastica
BAN, College of Saint Scholastica

Jenny Prochnow, MSN, MBA, RNC-MNN, PHN
MBA/MSN – University of Phoenix
BSN – University of Phoenix

Minnesota

Heather Masterman, MAN, RN
MAN, St. Catherine University
BSN, Carroll College/Columbia College of Nursing Blaine

Tonjia Reed, MSN, RN
MSN, University of Minnesota
BSN, College of St. Catherine University Blaine

Kristine Simoni, MSN, PHN, RN
Dean of Nursing – Brooklyn Park
Interim Dean of Nursing - Blaine
MSN, BSN, Metropolitan State University
ADN, Mohawk College of Applied Arts and Technology Brooklyn Park/Maple Grove

Katherine McKinley, MSN, RN
MSN, BSN, Grand Canyon University
ADN South Suburban College Brooklyn Park/Maple Grove

Berdette Reuer, BAN, RN
BAN., Jamestown College Brooklyn Park/Maple Grove

Darcy Cress, MSN, RN
MSN, University of Phoenix
BSN, University of Wisconsin Brooklyn Park/Maple Grove

Jay Reeves, BS, NREMT-P
Simulation and Laboratory Coordinator
BS, University of Louisville
AS, Eastern Kentucky University Bloomington

Laura Blesi, BSN, RN
BSN, Minnesota State University - Moorhead Brooklyn Park/Maple Grove

Stephanie Yackel, MAN, BSN, RN
Dean of Nursing – Eagan
Interim Dean of Nursing - Bloomington
MAN, Bethel University
BSN, Bethel College Eagan

Angela Dosdall, MSN, RN
MSN, BSN, University of Minnesota Eagan

Louise Elliott, BSN, RN
BA, St. Scholastica Eagan

Alison Gulden, MSN, RN, SANE
MSN, Walden University
ASN., Normandale Community College Eagan

Mary Medinnus, BSN
BSN, Winona State University
MAN, Winona State University Eagan

Claire Passey, MSN, RN, CPNP
MSN, University of South Alabama – Mobile
BSN, University of Utah Eagan

Juli Eigenheer, MSN, RN
MSN, Benedictine University
BSN, Minnesota State University – Mankato Mankato

Deb Matzke-Lewis, MSN, RN
MSN, Saint Xavier University
BSN, Minnesota State University – MankatoMankato

Deborah Pongratz, MSN, RN
MSN, Benedictine University
BSN, Minnesota State University – Mankato
ADN, Riverland Community College Mankato

Cheryl L. Pratt, MA, RN, NEA-BC
Interim Dean of Nursing
Ed. D., Argosy University
MA, Nursing College of St. Scholastica – Duluth
BSN, Winona State University Mankato

Laura Rydholm, MSN, RN
MS, University of Minnesota
BAN., Gustavus Adolphus College Mankato

Janet Weber, MSN, RN
MSN, Sacred Heart University
BSN, Utica College
ADN, Rochester Community College Mankato

Gail Westphal, BSN, RN
BSN, Minnesota State University – Mankato Mankato

Linda Zarrett, MSN, DNP
MSN, University of Cincinnati
DNP, Walden UniversityMankato

Heidy Roberts, MSN, RN
MSN, University of Phoenix
BSN, St. Francis Medical Center College of Nursing
ADN, Carl Sandburg College Fort Myers

Allyson Hopperstad, MSN, RN, PHN
Dean of Nursing - Moorhead
MSN, BSN, Minnesota State University

Stacy Bosch, MSN, RN
MSN, University of Mary
BSN, North Dakota State University Moorhead

Ellen Rummel, BSN, RN
BSN, University of Mary Moorhead

Shantelle Smith, BSN, RN
BSN, MedCenter One College of Nursing-Bismarck
BS, St. Cloud State University Moorhead

Shana Deckard, MSN, RN
MSN, Kaplan University
BSN, Minnesota State University – Moorhead St. Cloud

Mary Lindberg, MSN, RN
MSN, BSN, Walden University St. Cloud

Kristy Reinke, BSN, RN
BSN, University of Phoenix St. Cloud

Rena Thorsten, BSN, RN
BSN, St. Cloud State University St. Cloud

James Tollefson, BA, RN
BAN., Concordia College
BS, Minnesota State University – Moorhead St. Cloud

 

Wisconsin

Patrice Hutzler, MSN, RN
MSN, BSN, Bellin College of Nursing Green Bay

Kari Mahlik, MSN, RN
MSN, University of Phoenix
BSN, Marian University Green Bay

Riki Szymanski, MSN, RN
MSN, BSN, Bellin College of Nursing Green Bay

Julie Williams
MSN, BSN, University of Phoenix
ADN, Bay De Noc Community College Green Bay

Kimberly Williams, MSN, RN, WHNP-BC
MS, University of Wisconsin – Madison
BSN, University of Wisconsin – Green Bay
ADN, Northeast Wisconsin Technical College Green Bay

Heidi Wincentsen, MSN, RN, ONC
MSN, Walden University
BSN, UW Oshkosh
ADN, Northcentral Technical College Wausau

Tammie Rogers, MSN, BSN, RN
MSN, University of Phoenix
BSN, Marian CollegeWausau

Lori Teymer, MSN, BSN, RN
MSN, BSN, University of Wisconsin – Madison
ADN, Nicolet Area Technical College Wausau

Florida

Gail Dolan, EdD, RN, NEA-BC
Regional Director of Nursing-Florida/Kansas
Ed.D., NOVA Southeastern University
MA, New York University
BSN, Adelphi University
AAS, Marymount University Fort Myers

Board Certified Nurse Executive Advanced

Brandon Alters, MSN, RN
MSN, University of South Florida
BSN, Florida Gulf Coast University
ADN, Edison State College Fort Myers

Jennifer Anthony, MSN, RN
MSN, BSN, Chamberlain College of Nursing
ADN, Excelsior College of Nursing Fort Myers

Patricia Convery, MSTD, BSN, RN, CEN
MS, University of St. Francis
BSN, Cedar Crest College Fort Myers

Jacqueline Raffaele, MSN RN
MSN, Walden University
BSN, California University of Pennsylvania
ADN, Community College of Allegheny County Fort Myers

Deborah Clay, MSN, R.N.
MSN, University of Phoenix
BSN, Florida Gulf Coast University
ADN, Manatee Community College Fort Myers

Donna Johnson, MSN, RN
MSN, BSN, University of Phoenix
ADN, St. Leo College Fort Myers

Melissa Lynn, MSN, RN
MSN, Fort Hays State University
BSN, Bethel College Fort Myers

Gini McCain, BSN, MSN, RN
BSN, NOVA University Fort Myers
MSN, St. Xaiver University
R.N., from St. Xaiver University

Deanna Wolfskeil, MSN, RN
MSN, Florida Atlantic University
BSN, Mississippi University for Women Fort Myers

Mary Kohler, PhD, RN
Dean of Nursing
Ph.D., University of South Florida
MSN, BSN, Florida Atlantic University Land O’ Lakes/ East Pasco

Lois Bineshtarigh, MSN, RN-C, CLC
MSN, South University
BSN, University of Phoenix
ADN, Hillsborough Community College Land O’ Lakes/ East Pasco

Cindy Buckley, MS, RN
MS, Liberty University
BS, University of New York – Buffalo Land O’ Lakes/ East Pasco

John Edwards, BSN, RN
BS, Pennsylvania State University
Diploma, Sharon Regional School of Nursing Land O’ Lakes/ East Pasco

Susan Lord, MSN, RN
MSN, The Catholic University of America
BSN, University of Maryland Land O’ Lakes/ East Pasco

Kelly McCullough, DNP, ARNP
Dean of Nursing
MSN, BSN, University of South Florida
D.N.P. University of South Alabama New Port Richey/West Pasco

Annie Brown, MSN, RN
BSN, Montana State University
MSN, Saint Xavier University New Port Richey/West Pasco

Jennifer Cowherd, MSN, ARNP
MSN, University of South Florida
BSN, Florida State University New Port Richey/West Pasco

Darlene Curtis, MSN, RN
MSN, University of South Florida
BS, McKendre College New Port Richey/West Pasco

Eymie Fitzgerald, MSN, RN
MSN, BSN, Florida Atlantic University New Port Richey/West Pasco

Susan Gryder, MSN, ARNP, FNP-BC
MS, BS, University of Tampa
AS, Hillsborough Community College New Port Richey/West Pasco

Shannon Hamilton, MSN, RN
MSN, University of Phoenix
BS, New Jersey City University
ADN, Hillsborough Community College New Port Richey/West Pasco

Lynn Landseadel, MSN, RN
MSN, University of South Florida
BSN, St. Petersburg College
ADN, Pasco Hernando Community College New Port Richey/West Pasco

Shannon Morse, MSN, ARNP-C
MS, BS, University of South Florida
ADN, Pasco Hernando Community College
AS, Enterprise State Junior College New Port Richey/West Pasco

Sandy Pufal, MSN, RN
MSN, BS, Central Michigan University
BSN, Chamberlain Nursing School New Port Richey/West Pasco

Sheilah Reynolds Roberts, MSN, ARNP-C
MSN, BSN, University of Tampa
ADN, Pasco Hernando Community College New Port Richey/West Pasco

Karen Vaughn-Kerns, MSN, ARNP-C, CNM
MS, Philadelphia University
BS, University of South Florida
AS, St. Petersburg Junior College New Port Richey/West Pasco

Kara Walls, MSN, ARNP-C
MS, University of Tennessee
BS, East Tennessee State University New Port Richey/West Pasco

Karen Guty, MSN, RN
Dean of Nursing
MSN, Duquesne University
BSN, Pennsylvania State University
BS Ed., California University of Pennsylvania Ocala

Ellen Audet, MSN, RN
MSN, University of South Alabama
BSN, Barry University
BS, University of Florida Ocala

Stephen Campbell, MSN, RN, CCRN
MSN, University of Phoenix
BSN, Old Dominion University Ocala

Judith Cottone, MS, MBA, RN
M.S, University of Illinois
BSN, Loyola University Ocala

Karen Crossin, MS, RN, NP-C
MSN, University of South Florida
BSN, University of Florida Ocala

Joanne De Young, MSN, RN
MSN, Indiana State University
BSN, Florida Hospital College Ocala

Justin Everts, MSN, RN
MSN, University of Phoenix
BS, Gulf Coast State College Ocala

Elizabeth Gotay, MSN, RN
MSN, BS, University of Phoenix Ocala

Dawn McLaughlin, MSN, MHA, RN
MSN, BSN, University of Phoenix Ocala

Catharine Muskus, MS, FNP-BC, CNE
MS, BS, University of Vermont
BA, Windham College Ocala

Mary O’Pray, Ph.D., RN
Ph.D., University of Austin
BS, Columbia University Ocala

Patricia Parker, MSN, RN
MSN, South University
BSN, Georgia College Ocala

Clare Penegor, MS, RN
MS, University of South Florida
BSN, University of Florida Ocala

Nikea Porter, MSN, RN, FNP
MSN, Jacksonville University
BSN, Santa Fe College Ocala

Jennifer Puckett, MSN, RN, CPNP-PC
MSN, BSN, University of Texas – Arlington Ocala

Lynn Whitmer, MSN, RN, ARNP, CNM, MS.Ed.
MSN, University of Pennsylvania
M.Ed., Troy State
BSN, Viterbo College Ocala

Kathryn Whitson, MSN, RN
MSN, BSN, Florida State University Ocala

Christopher Bell, MSN, RN
Interim Dean of Nursing
MSN, South University
BSN, Jacksonville University Tampa/Brandon

Diane Coats, MSN, RN
MSN, BSN, Seattle Pacific University Tampa/Brandon

Carole Guye, MSN, RN
MS, University of South Florida
BA, State University of New York
AS, Ulster Community College Tampa/Brandon

Ronda Points, BSN, RN
BSN, University of Phoenix
AS, Hillsborough Community College Tampa/Brandon

Kristina Roberts, MSN, ARNP
MSN, University of South Florida – Tampa
BSN, University of Florida – Gainesville Tampa/Brandon

Teresa Russo, PhD, RN
Ph.D., University of South Florida
MSN, University of Florida
BSN, University of South Florida Tampa/Brandon

Beth Vest, MSN, RN
MSN, BSN, Western Governors University Tampa/Brandon

 

Illinois

Holly Janssen, MSN, RN
Dean of Nursing
MSN, Governors State University
BSN, Rush University Romeoville/Joliet

North Dakota

Gail Dolan, EdD, RN, NEA-BC
National Dean School of Nursing
Ed.D., NOVA Southeastern University
MA, New York University
BSN, Adelphi University
AAS, Marymount University Fort Myers

Board Certified Nurse Executive Advanced

Allyson Hopperstad, MSN, RN, TNCC
Dean of Nursing
MSN, BSN, Minnesota State University – Moorhead Fargo/Moorhead

Stacy Bosch, MSN, RN
MSN, University of Mary
BSN, North Dakota State University Fargo/Moorhead

Kayla Johnson, BSN, RN
BSN, University of Mary Fargo/Moorhead

Teresa Johnson, BSN, RN
BSN, University of Phoenix Fargo/Moorhead

Ellen Rummel, BSN, RN
BSN, University of Mary Fargo/Moorhead

Shantelle Smith, BSN, RN
BSN, MedCenter One College of Nursing – Bismarck
BS, St. Cloud State University Fargo/Moorhead

Kansas

Gail Dolan, EdD, RN, NEA-BC
Regional Director of Nursing-Florida/Kansas
Ed.D., NOVA Southeastern University
MA, New York University
BSN, Adelphi University
AAS, Marymount University Fort Myers

Board Certified Nurse Executive Advanced

Dana Bush, PhD, RN, CNE
Dean of Nursing
PhD, Capella University
MN, University of Washington
BSN, Old Dominion University
Certified Nurse Educator Overland Park/Topeka

Teresa Jester-Foster, MSN, BSN, RN
MSN, University of North Carolina
BSN, Texas Christian University