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School of Nursing Faculty
Name Title Office Phone
Kathleen M. Williamson, PhD, MSN, RN Professor and Dean Nursing 337A 254-968-9139
Nelda C. Martinez, PhD, RN, FAAN Professor and Associate Dean Nursing 303 254-459-5582
Jere Hammer, PhD, RN Assistant Professor and Department Head, Pre-Licensure Nursing Nursing 302A 254-968-9136
Vacant Assistant Professor and Department Head, Post Licensure Nursing Chisholm Trail Campus 247  
Vacant  Instructor and Clinical Coordinator Chisholm Trail Campus 263A  
Renae Authement, DNP, RN Assistant Professor Waco Campus 254-968-9942
Annette Ayers, MSN, MHA, RN Professional Assistant Professor Nursing 331 254-968-9587
Brooke Beatty, MSN, RN Instructor and Program Director of LVN to BSN Entry Waco Campus LA 219  254-299-8246
Jerilyn Bumpas, DNP, MSN,RN Assistant Professor Nursing 327 254-968-9906
Michele Carswell, MSN, RN Instructor Nursing 317 254-968-9772
Vacant  Instructor Nursing 311 254-968-1709
Sheryl Fernandez, MSN, RN Instructor Nursing 306 254-968-9718
Alicia Figueroa, MSN, RN Assistant Professor Nursing 314 254-968-9134
Vacant Assistant Professor Chisholm Trail Campus 246 817-941-1150
Samantha Headstream-Pehl, DNP, FNP-C, CNM, RN, BA Associate Professor Nursing 310 254-968-9848
Elizabeth Morgan, MSN, RN Instructor and Success Specialist Nursing 334  254-459-5406
Donna Nichols, MSN, RN Instructor  Nursing 329 254-968-7945
Sarah Nigliazzo, DNP, RN, ACPNP, PNP, FNP-BC Instructor Fort Worth Campus 682-703-7078
Lisa Otto, MSN, RN, CMSRN, CNE, CHSE Instructor and Manager of Center for Clinical Simulation and Competency  Nursing 328 254-968-9795
Jennifer Pounds, MSN, RN, IBCLC, LCCE Instructor Nursing 307 254-968-9649
Christie Ramirez, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC Professional Assistant Professor Nursing 332  254-968-0535
Brooke Robinson, RN, MSN Instructor  Waco Campus 254-294-8840
Susan M. Rugari, PhD, MEd, APRN, CNS, LMFT Associate Professor Nursing 330 254-968-0536
Martha Smith, DNP, APRN Assistant Professor Chisholm Trail Campus 263E 682-703-7059
Mary Winton, PhD, RN, ACANP-BC Associate Professor Nursing 308 254-968-9137
Dok Woods, PhD, RN, CNE Assistant Professor  Nursing 309 254-968-9721
Jennifer J. Yeager, PhD, RN, APRN Associate Professor Nursing 303 254-968-9135


School of Nursing Staff
Name Title Office Phone
Stefanie Steele Program Specialist Nursing 312 254-968-9717
Cory Nelson Simulation Technology Specialist Nursing 215A 254-968-9502
Nora Young  Administrative Associate IV Nursing 302 254-459-5538