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General Contact Information

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Email: nursingdept@jmu.edu
Phone: (540) 568-6314
Fax: (540) 568-5163
Mailing Address:
Health and Behavioral Sciences Building (HBS)
MSC 4305
235 Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807

BSN Program Questions: Please contact the BSN Academic Counselor, Kelly Schuhmann at (540) 568-8930
RN to BSN Questions: Please contact the RN to BSN Operations Coordinator, Victoria Martineau at 540-568-7612
MSN Program Questions: Please contact Dawn Wyvill at (540) 568-2909
DNP Program Questions: Please contact Jeannie Garber at (540) 568-7052

Faculty/Staff Directory

Leadership Team

Contact information for members of the school of nursing leadership team
Name & Title Office Phone Email
Eaton, Melody - PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN
Director and Professor, School of Nursing
HBS 4094 (540) 568-8967 eatonmk@jmu.edu
Knopp, Andrea - PhD, MSN, MPH, FNP-BC
Interim Associate Director for Graduate Programs
Associate Professor
HBS 4084 (540) 568-8123 knoppaf@jmu.edu
Robinson, Jamie - PhD, RN, CNL
Associate Director for Undergraduate Programs
Assistant Professor
HBS 4088 (540) 568-8915 robin6jd@jmu.edu
Argenbright, Christine - PhD, RN
CNL/NA Program Coordinator
Associate Professor
HBS 4020 (540) 568-2765 argenbca@jmu.edu
Garber, Jeannie - DNP, RN, NEA-BC
DNP Program Coordinator
Professor
HBS 4014 (540) 568-7052 garbe2js@jmu.edu
Jagiello, Karen - PhD, RN, CNE
RN/BSN Program Coordinator
Assistant Professor
HBS 4072 (540) 568- 2287 jagielkp@jmu.edu
Graham, Amy C. - PhD, RN, FNP-BC
Interim NP Program Coordinator
Assistant Professor
HBS 4026 (540) 568-8898 grahamax@jmu.edu
Gandy, Janice - DNP, RN
BSN Program Coordinator
Assistant Professor
HBS 3012 (540) 568-7656 gandyjg@jmu.edu

Full-time Faculty

Contact information for full-time faculty in the school of nursing
Name & Title Office Phone Email
Annan, Sandra - PhD, RN
Associate Professor
HBS 4012 (540) 568-8944 annansl@jmu.edu
Atkinson, Cynthia - MSN, RN, CNL
Clinical Lecturer
Burruss 304 (540) 568-7613 atkinscf@jmu.edu
Beckler, Scott - MSN, RN
Clinical Lecturer
Burruss 320   becklese@jmu.edu
Buchanan, Holly - DNP, MS, RN, ANP- DC
Assistant Professor
HBS 4018     buchanha@jmu.edu
Brown, Catherine - MSN, RN
Instructor
Burruss 305 (540) 568-8850 brown6ca@jmu.edu
Carmines, Lisa - MSN, RN, CPN, CNE,
Instructor
HBS 3078 (540) 568-8966 carminlj@jmu.edu
Childers, Lauren - MSN, RN, ACCNS-AG, CCRN
Clinical Lecturer
Burruss 301 (540) 568-6314 childele@jmu.edu
Choshi, Modjadji - PhD, RN
Assistant Professor
HBS 3026 (540) 568-8899 choshimg@jmu.edu
Condra, Sarah Stowell - MSN, RN, ANP-BC, WHNP-BC
Instructor
HBS 4028 (540) 568-7194 stowelse@jmu.edu
deValpine, Maria - PhD, RN
Professor
HBS 4024 (540) 568-7638 devalpmg@jmu.edu
Defibaugh, Melody - MSN, RN
Clinical Lecturer
Burruss 302 (540) 568-7653 defibame@jmu.edu
Donovan, Laureen - PhD, RN,CCRN
Assistant Professor
HBS 4016 (540) 568-7617 donov2lm@jmu.edu
Elkins, Deborah - DNP, MBA, RN, FNP-BC
Assistant Professor
HBS 4068 (540) 568-5014 elkinsdl@jmu.edu
Fasching-Maphis, Chris - MSN, RN-BC, FNP-BC
Instructor
HBS 3072 (540) 568-7614 faschicx@jmu.edu
Fox, Mallory - DNP, MS, RN, FNP-C, CNE HBS 4030     
Haynes, Jayme - MSN, RN
Instructor
HBS 3016 (540) 568-7696 haynesjg@jmu.edu
Herron, Betsy - PhD, RN, CNE, CHSE
Assistant Professor
HBS 3010 (540) 568-8942 herronek@jmu.edu
Houlahan, Bridget - PhD, RN, PNP
Assistant Professor
HBS 3020 (540) 568-3786 houlahba@jmu.edu
Hulton, Linda - PhD, RN
Professor
N/A (540) 271-0718 hultonlj@jmu.edu
Kiser, Tammy - DNP, RN
Assistant Professor
HBS 4064 (540) 568-7758 kisertc@jmu.edu
Lam, Christina - PhD, RN
Assistant Professor
HBS 4074 (540) 568-7616 russelck@jmu.edu
Landes, Bethany - MSN, RN-BC
Clinical Lecturer
Burruss 303 (540) 568-6883 jarre2bl@jmu.edu
Leisen, Melissa - MSN, RN,
Instructor
HBS 3022 (540) 568-1675 leisenmc@jmu.edu
Lewis, Erica - PhD, RN
Associate Professor
HBS 4022 (540) 568-8965 lewisej@jmu.edu
Puffenbarger, Nancy - MSN, RN
Instructor
HBS 3076 (540) 568-7615 puffennl@jmu.edu
Sawin, Erika Metzler - PhD, RN
Associate Professor
HBS 4066 (540) 568-5070 sawinem@jmu.edu
Schminkey, Donna - PhD, MPH, MSN, RN. CNM
Assistant Professor
HBS 4008 (540) 568-6883 schmindl@jmu.edu
Schuhmann, Kelly - MA
Nursing Advisor
HBS 3080 (540) 568-8930 schuhmkf@jmu.edu
Secrist, Julianne - MSN, RN
Clinical Lecturer
Burruss 304A (540)-568-8903 secrisjj@jmu.edu
Soper, Heather - DNP, MS, RN, CNM
Instructor
  HBS 3024   (540)-568-7654 soperhn@jmu.edu
Strunk, Julie - PhD, RN
Associate Professor
HBS 3018 (540) 568-8890 strunkja@jmu.edu
Sutherland, Julie - DNP, MSN, RN
Assistant Professor
HBS 3074   stanarjj@jmu.edu
Switzer, Tina - MSN, RN
UPCARE Partnership Liaison
switzetc@jmu.edu
Weeks, Karen - DNP, RN, CCRN-K
Instructor
HBS 3056 (540) 568-7733 weekska@jmu.edu
Whelden, Tim - MSN, RN
Clinical Lecturer
Burruss 306   wheldetm@jmu.edu

Lab Team

Contact information for lab faculty and staff in the school of nursing
Name & Title Office Phone Email
Mullen, Lauren - MSN, RN, CNE, CHSE
Lab Director
HBS 3028 (540) 568-8878 mulle2lk@jmu.edu
Hummel, Rebecca - BSN, BA, RN, CHSE
Standardized Patient Educator
HBS 3035 (540) 568-8825 hummelrb@jmu.edu
Burkhart, Brandi - MSN, RN, CHSE
Simulation Lab Manager
HBS 3002 (540) 568-8844 burkhabm@jmu.edu
Spencer, Nathan - BS, CHSOS
Lab Technology Coordinator
HBS 3002 (540) 568-2751 spencenk@jmu.edu
Saum, Kellie - LPN
Simulation Technician
HBS 3002   saumkn@jmu.edu

Part-time Faculty

Contact information for part-time faculty in the school of nursing
Name Office Phone Email
Akerson, Emily, PhD akersoek@jmu.edu
Andrews, Bethany, MSN, RN andre2bd@jmu.edu
Blyer, Kristina, DNP, RN, NE-BC blyerkb@jmu.edu
Brown, Kimberly, DNP, RN brown5kd@jmu.edu
Clark-Covert, Monica, MSN, RN clarkcml@jmu.edu
Delawder, Jill, delawdjm@jmu.edu
Hartzler-Weakley, Kimberlee, PhD, MS hartzlkm@jmu.edu
Howdyshell, Rebecca, MSN, RN howdysra@jmu.edu
Liskey, Linda liskeylm@jmu.edu
Peterson, Janet - MSN, RN  peter6jm@jmu.edu
Pierantoni, Julie - MSN, RN pieranja@jmu.edu
Ward, Carroll - MSN, RN, CNE HBS 3008 (540) 568-8964 wardcl@jmu.edu

Faculty Emeriti

Name
Bagnardi, Margare - EdD, MSN, RN, CCRN, CNL
Hale, Patty J. - PhD, RN, FAAN
Holt, Judy - MSN, RN
Mast, Merle E. - PhD, RN
O’Neil, Claudia - MSN,RN
Powell, Nena - PhD, RN
Rocchiccioli, Judith - PhD, RN
Sobel, Linda - PhD, RN
Trimm, Donna - DNS, RN
Zook, Sharon - DNP, APRN, FNP-BC

Staff

Contact information for staff in the school of nursing
Staff Office Phone Email
Bowes, Loran
UPCARE Administrative Assistant
HBS 4006 (540) 568-8879 bowesln@jmu.edu
Dombrowski, Michele
Outreach Coordinator
HBS 4078 (540) 568-7219 dombrome@jmu.edu
Johnson, Beth
MSN Operations Coordinator
HBS 4006 (540) 568-4143 johns8ba@jmu.edu
Khochareun, Amanda
SON Operations Coordinator/Assistant to the Director
HBS 4092 (540) 568-7682 khochaar@jmu.edu
Martineau, Tori
RN – BSN Operations Coordinator
HBS 4076 (540) 568-7612 martinvl@jmu.edu
Meadows, Becky
BSN Operations Coordinator
HBS 4086 (540) 568-8868 meadowra@jmu.edu
Mullins, Tracy
Financial and Personnel Coordinator
HBS 4090 (540) 568-6717 mullintb@jmu.edu
Rodriguez, Katie
BSN Operations Coordinator
HBS 3014 (540) 568-7278 rodri2kl@jmu.edu
Wyvill, Dawn
Graduate Operations Coordinator
HBS 4082 (540) 568-2909 wyvilldm@jmu.edu

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