Feb 28, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

School of Nursing Faculty


Dean

Reyes, Imelda

Professor in Residence; B.S., Western Michigan University; MPH, University of Michigan; MSN, Emory University; DNP, Vanderbilt University. Rebel since 2022

Associate Dean for Advanced Education

Reyes, Imelda

Professor in Residence; B.S., Western Michigan University; MPH, University of Michigan; MSN, Emory University; DNP, Vanderbilt University. Rebel since 2022.

Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs

Colosimo, Roseann

Associate Professor; BSN Saint John College, Cleveland Ohio; MSN Catholic University, Washington DC; PhD The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. Rebel since 2016.

Associate Dean for Research Affairs

Evangelista, Lorraine

Professor; BSN University of the Philippines; MSN, PhD University of California, Los Angeles. Rebel since 2022.

Associate Dean for Entry and Prelicensure Education

Silvestri-Elmore, Angela 

Assistant Professor; BSN, Salve Regina University; MSN, PhD University of Nevada, Las Vegas.  Rebel since 2016.

Ph.D. Program Director

Burton, Candace W.

Associate Professor; BSN University of Virginia; PhD University of California San Francisco. Rebel since 2022.

DNP Program Director

Burton, Candace W.

Associate Professor; BSN University of Virginia; PhD University of California San Francisco. Rebel since 2022.

MSN Program Director

Burton, Candace W.

Associate Professor; BSN University of Virginia; PhD University of California San Francisco. Rebel since 2022.

FNP Program Track Lead

Maes, Cheryl

Associate Professor, Faculty in Residence; BSN, MSN, University of Nevada, Las Vegas; PhD University of Arizona. Rebel since 2005.

PMPNP Program Track Lead

Serafica, Reimund

Associate Professor; A.A., MSN, Gardner-Webb University; Post- Master Certificate (PMHNP) University of Nevada, Reno; PhD University of Hawaii at Manoa. Rebel since 2014.

Tan, Rhigel

Associate Professor, Faculty in Residence; BSN, Cebu City Medical Center College of Nursing; MN, Cebu Normal University; DNP Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions. Rebel since 2005.

Nurse Education Track Lead

Leland, Necole

Assistant Professor, Faculty in Residence; BSN, MSN University of Nevada, Las Vegas; DNP American Sentinel University

NMW Program Director

Woeber, Kate

Associate Professor, Faculty in Residence; BSN D’Youville College, MSN, MPH, PhD Emory University. Rebel since 2022.

DEMSN Program Track Lead

Sullivan, Kayla

Assistant Professor; DNP University of Nevada Las Vegas, MSN Nursing Education Chamberlain University, BSN Marian University Indianapolis, BA Psychology San Diego State University. Rebel since 2019.

Graduate Faculty

Attin, Mina

Assistant Professor, PhD University of California, Los Angeles, Post Doctoral training University of Illinois, Chicago. Rebel since 2023.

Bartmus, Terry

Visiting Assistant Professor; DNP, MSN University of Nevada, Las Vegas, BSN. Rebel since 2023.

Benfield, Rebecca

Associate Professor; BSN University of North Carolina; MSN University of Kentucky; PhD University of South Carolina. Rebel since 2015.

Bondmass, Mary 

Professor, Faculty in Residence; BSN Loyola University; MSN Loyola; PhD University of Illinois. Rebel since 2015.

Burton, Candace

Associate Professor; BSN University of Virginia, MSN Cornell University, PhD University of California, San Francisco. Rebel since 2023.

Clark, Esmeralda 

Lecturer; BSN, MSN University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Rebel since 2016.

Colosimo, Roseann

Associate Professor, Faculty in Residence; BSN Saint John College, Cleveland Ohio; MSN Catholic University, Washington DC; PhD The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. Rebel since 2016.

Cyrkiel, Dianne 

Lecturer; BSN Indiana University, MSN, University of Texas. Rebel since 2000.

Eisenberg, Karen

Lecturer; BSN, MSN Regis University.  Rebel since 2012.

Evangelista, Lorraine 

Professor; BSN University of the Philippines; MSN, PhD University of California, Los Angeles. Rebel since 2022.

Feng, Du

Professor; BS Peking University; MS University of Southern California; PhD University of Southern California. Rebel since 2013.

Foster, Letoshia

Assistant Professor, Faculty in Residence; BSN Mount St. Mary’s College, MSN University of California, Los Angeles, MS in Medical Anthropology, PhD University of Memphis. Rebel since 2023.

Grewal, Alena

Assistant Professor in Residence; BSN, MSN, DNP University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Rebel since 2023.

Kawi, Jennifer 

Associate Professor; BSN Saint Louis University; MSN University of Nevada, Las Vegas; PhD University of Colorado, Denver. Rebel since 2007.

Killian, Jacqueline

Assistant Professor; BSN University of Florida, MS University of Oklahoma, MSN Hampton University, DNS Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences. Rebel since 2023.

Kim, Jinyoung

Associate Professor, BSN, Ewha Womans University, Seoul Republic of Korea; MSN, Graduate School of Clinical Health Science, Ewha Womans University, Seoul Republic of Korea; PhD, Ewha Womans University, Seoul Republic of Korea. Rebel since 2019.

Lee, Hyunhwa 

Associate Professor; BSN, MSN, Yonsei University, Seoul, Republic of Korea; PhD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.  Rebel since 2014.

Lekhak, Nirmala 

Assistant Professor; BSN; PhD Case Western University. Rebel since 2017.

Leland, Necole 

Assistant Professor, Faculty in Residence; BSN, MSN University of Nevada, Las Vegas; DNP American Sentinel University.  Rebel since 2010.

Maes, Cheryl 

Associate Professor; Faculty in Residence; BSN, MSN, University of Nevada, Las Vegas; PhD University of Arizona. Rebel since 2005.

Nicholas, Lisa

Assistant Professor; Faculty in Residence; BSN, MSN University of Nevada, Las Vegas; EdD University of St Augustine for Health Sciences. Rebel since 2017.

Pfannes, Jennifer

Assistant Professor; Faculty in Residence; BSN, DNP University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Rebel since 2013.

Ramos de Oliveira, Clariana

Assistant Professor; BSN, MSN Federal University of Rio Grande in Brazil, PhD University of Sao Paulo, Post Doctoral Fellowship Harvard. Rebel since 2023.

Reyes, Andrew

Assistant Professor; BSN Remedios T. Romualdez College of Nursing; MSN D’Youville College; PhD University of Western Ontario, London Ontario, Canada.  Rebel since 2016.

Reyes, Imelda

Professor, Faculty in Residence, BS Nursing Western Michigan University, MPH University of Michigan, MSN Emory University and DNP Vanderbilt University.  Rebel since 2022.

Rockstraw, Leland “Rocky”

Professor; Faculty in Residence, BSN University of Nebraska, MSHCA Central Michigan University, MSN University of South Alabama, PhD Drexel University. Rebel since 2020.

Rue, Shona

Senior Lecturer; BSN, Virginia Commonwealth University; MSN Oregon Health Sciences University.  Rebel since 2007.

Serafica, Reimund

Associate Professor; A.A., MSN, Gardner-Webb University; Post- Master Certificate (PMHNP) University of Nevada, Reno; PhD University of Hawaii at Manoa. Rebel since 2014.

Silvestri-Elmore, Angela 

Associate Professor, Faculty  in Residence ; BSN, Salve Regina University; MSN, PhD University of Nevada, Las Vegas.  Rebel since 2016.

Stimpson, James

Professor; Faculty in Residence; BSN Idaho State University, CRNA Gonzaga University, DNP Rocky Mountain University. Rebel since 2022.

Sullivan, Kayla 

Assistant Professor, Faculty in Residence; BSN Marian University Indianapolis; MSN Chamberlain College; DNP University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Rebel since 2019.

Tan, Rhigel 

Associate Professor, Faculty in Residence; BSN, Cebu City Medical Center College of Nursing; MN, Cebu Normal University; DNP Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions. Rebel since 2005.

Thimsen, Kathleen

Associate Professor and Faculty in Residence; BSN, MSN Webster University; DNP Regis University. Rebel since 2020.

Thompson-Robinson, Melva

Professor; BS, University of Michigan; MSPE, Ohio University; DrPH, University of South Carolina. Rebel since 2004

Tran, Dieu-My 

Associate Professor; BSN, PhD University of Nebraska Medical Center. Rebel since 2016.

Trnka, Margaret 

Lecturer; BSN, MSN Olivet Nazarene University. Rebel since 2018. 

VanBeuge, Susan

Professor, Faculty in Residence; BSN Pacific Lutheran University; MS University of Nevada Las Vegas; DNP University of Utah. Rebel since 2006.

Vanderlaan, Jennifer

Assistant Professor; BSN, Russell Sage College; MSN, Emory University Nell Hodgson; PhD, Emory University Laney Graduate School. Rebel since 2019.

Woeber, Kate

Associate Professor; Faculty in Residence; BSN D’Youville College, MSN, MPH, PhD Emory University. Rebel since 2022.

Wood, Minnie

Senior Lecturer; BSN State University of New York; MSN University of California.  Rebel since 2016.

Yelle, Ericka

Lecturer; BSN Nevada State College; MSN University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Rebel since 2019.