School of Nursing and Health Sciences

Advisory Board

Board Members

Name Title/Organization
Desma Allen Director of Nursing, Richmond State Hospital
Jill Anderson Dean of Health Sciences, Ivy Tech Community College
Misty Foust-Cofield Vice President & Chief Nursing Officer, Reid Health
Luanne Christafaro Vizient
Glenda Cline Dean of Nursing, Ivy Tech Community College
Pam Collins Vice-President and Chief Patient Services Officer, McCullough Hyde Memorial Hospital
Rita Crider Staff Nurse Henry County Memorial Hospital/Alumni
Kim Freeman Vice President of Patient Care Services/CNO, Wayne Health Care
Sharlene George Executive Director, Open Arms Ministries
Sarah Hale Director of Staff Development, Henry County Memorial Hospital
Jeff Hartz Executive Director, East Indiana Area Health Education Center (EI-AHEC)
Shawna Langworthy Assistant Vice President, Patient Services Center for Professional Excellence-Education, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Med Ctr.
Janet Meckley Physician, Reid Health
Melissa Nester Executive Director, Brookdale Senior Living Center, Richmond
Kelly Ramsey Director of Nursing, Friends Fellowship Community
Stacey Roberts Director of Nursing, Stonebrook, New Castle
Jewell Spears Retired Chief Nursing Officer, Reid Health
Shaun Steele Health Care Administration, Triology Senior Health Services
Deborah Stracener Nursing Supervisor, Richmond Community Schools
Carrie Tressler Vice President of Nursing, Rush Memorial Hospital
Jane Vincent Emeritus Faculty, IU East School of Nursing and Health Sciences
Trisha Wackler Director of Learning Institute, Premier Health
Kelle Younts Vice President of Patient Care, Fayette Regional Hospital
Amy Yakos Manager Nursing Professional Development, IU Health, Ball Memorial


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