School of Nursing and Health Sciences

Advisory Council

Council 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
Pam Collins Vice-President and Chief Patient Services Officer, McCullough Hyde Memorial Hospital
Rita Crider Staff Nurse Henry County Memorial Hospital/Alumni
Don Day Vice-President of Patient Care Services, Fayette Regional
Kim Freeman Vice President of Patient Care Services/CNO, Wayne Health Care
Sharlene George Executive Director, Open Arms Ministries
Emily Gibson Executive Director, Brookdale
Sarah Hale Director of Staff Development, Henry County Memorial Hospital
Melissa Harrison Director of Nursing, Friends Fellowship Community
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
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
Heather Wierzbinski-Cross Dean, School of Nursing, Ivy Tech
Amy Yakos Manager Nursing Professional Development, IU Health, Ball Memorial

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