CCN Leadership

Julie Tanner Sanford, DNS, RN, FAAN, ANEF
Angelyn Adams Giambalvo Dean, Professor
Michele Montgomery, PhD, MPH, RN
Senior Associate Dean, Associate Professor
T. Robin Bartlett, PhD, RN, FAAN
Associate Dean for Research, Professor
Amy S. D. Lee, DNP, ARNP, WHNP-BC
Associate Dean for Graduate Programs

adlee5@ua.edu
(205) 348-1020
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Michelle Cheshire, EdD, RN
Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs, RN Mobility Coordinator

CCN Faculty

Kristi A. Acker, DNP, PhD, FNP-BC, AOCNP, ACHPN, FAANP
Clinical Associate Professor
Amber H. Akers, MSN, BSN
Instructor
Roohi Andrabi, PhD
Assistant Professor
Susan J. Appel, PhD, ACNP-BC, FNP-BC, CCRN, FAHA, FAANP
Professor
Makeya S. Bailey MSN, RN
Instructor
Keri A. Barron, PhD, RN, CNE
Assistant Professor
Mahalia G. Barrow, EdD, RN
Clinical Assistant Professor

magray@ua.edu
(205) 348-9871
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T. Robin Bartlett, PhD, RN, FAAN
Associate Dean for Research, Professor
Casey Bass, MSN, RN, FNP-BC
Instructor
Maggie Benfield, MSN, CRNP, AGACNP-BC, FNP- BC
Instructor
Lee Bratcher, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC
Assistant Professor
Leigh Ann Bray, PhD, RN, CNL, CNE
Assistant Professor

labray@ua.edu
(205) 348-2436
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Janet Brown, PhD, MSN, RN, CPN
Assistant Professor
Debra Pettit Bruns, PhD, MSPH, PMHNP-BC
Associate Professor
Wanda Martin Burton, PhD
Assistant Professor
Michelle Cheshire, EdD, RN
Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs, RN Mobility Coordinator
Shameka L. Cody, PhD, AGNP-C, PMHNP-BC
Associate Professor

slcody@ua.edu
(205) 348-3374
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Heather S. Cole, Phd, RN, CHSE, CNEn
Director of Clinical Simulation and Instructor

hscole@ua.edu
(205) 348-1491
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Ann Couch, DNP, APRN, PHMNP-BC, FNP-C
Clinical Assistant Professor
Lesley Davis, MSN, RN, FNP-C
Instructor
Anna Drury, MSN, RN, FNP
Instructor
Katherine Dudding PhD, RN, RNC-NIC, CNE
Assistant Professor
Kacie W. Duncan, MSN, RN, CCRN-K
Instructor
Sandra M. Estes, EdD, MSN, RN, CCRC
Clinical Assistant Professor

sestes@ua.edu
(205) 348-1029
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Caitlin Foley, MSN, RN, NP-C
Instructor
Cassandra Ford, PhD, MBA, RN, FAHA, FGSA
Associate Professor
Krista K. Fowler, MSN, RN, NP-C, PMHNP-BC
Instructor
Daniel J. Gibson, PhD
Assistant Professor
Hannah Giles, MSN, RN
Instructor
Courtney Gladwell, MSN, CPNP-PC
Instructor
Kayla Glass, DNP, FNP-C, CRRN
Clinical Assistant Professor
Josh Gunter, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, CCRN
Clinical Assistant Professor
Kathleen Graves Gunter, MSN, RN, CCRN-CMC
Instructor
Asha Parr Hall, MSN, APRN, FNP-C
Instructor
Carrie Henry, PhD, CNM, RN
Assistant Professor
Jill R. Hobbs, EdD, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, ACNP-BC, AOCNP, CNE
Clinical Assistant Professor
Amber Hobson, MSN, BSN, RN
Instructor
Gwendolyn Hooper PhD, RN, CRNP, FNP-BC, FAUNA, FAANP
Associate Professor
Abby G. Horton, EdD, RN, CHC, CLC
Assistant Professor
Mary Leci Hull, MSN, RN
Instructor
Jessica Johnson, MSN, RN, PNP-PC
Instructor
Paige Turner Johnson, PhD, MSN, RN
Saxon Chair for Rural Nursing, Associate Professor
Sara K. Kaylor, EdD, RN, CNE
Associate Professor
Carolyn Kerns, EdD, RN, FNP, CNE
Assistant Professor
Amy S. D. Lee, DNP, ARNP, WHNP-BC
Associate Dean for Graduate Programs, Clinical Associate Professor

adlee5@ua.edu
(205) 348-6798
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Brandi Lester, MSN, RN, NP-C
Instructor
Rebecca A. Martin, DNP, CRNP, FNP-BC
Family Nurse Practitioner Concentration Coordinator, Clinical Assistant Professor
Kate McConathy, MSN, BSN, RN, FNP-C
Instructor
Mark Merrill, DNP, CPNP-AC/PC
Clinical Assistant Professor
Michele Montgomery, PhD, MPH, RN
Senior Associate Dean, Associate Professor
Ashleigh Morris, MSN, APRN, FNP-C
Instructor
Mercy N. Mumba, PhD, RN, CMSRN
Associate Professor, Director - CSURRC
Amanda S. Nance, MSN, RN
Instructor

amshaw@ua.edu
(205) 348-2043
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JoAnn S. Oliver, PhD, RN, CNE, FAAN
Professor
Kerri L. Outlaw, DNP, PMHNP-BC, CNS, RN
Clinical Associate Professor
Rebecca Owings, EdD, MSN, FNP-BC
Assistant Professor
Linda Paradise, DNP, ARNP, ANP-BC
Clinical Assistant Professor
Kimberly Parker, DNP
Clinical Assistant Professor
Mark Parker, MBA, BSN, RN
Instructor
Congraleatha VaGayle Payne, DNP, MSN, RN
Instructor
Laura Powell, MSN, RN, AGPCNP-C
Instructor
Suzanne S. Prevost, PhD, RN, FAAN
Professor
Katelyn Repke, MSN, CRNP, FNP-C
Instructor
Meridith N. Rice, MSN, RN, CNL
Instructor
Sarah Robinson, EdD, RN, BA
Instructor
Julie Tanner Sanford, DNS, RN, FAAN, ANEF
Angelyn Adams Giambalvo Dean, Professor


205-348-1040
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Andrea Sartain, EdD, MSN, RN, CNL
Assistant Professor
Kunwal M. Scott, DNP, BSN, RN, FNP-C
Clinical Assistant Professor
Letisha S. Scott, DNP, CRNP, FNP-C
Clinical Assistant Professor
Staci A. Simmons, DNP, CRNP, CPNP-AC
Clinical Assistant Professor
Todd Smith, PhD, MSHA, MBA, RN, NEA-BC
Assistant Professor
Holly Stokley, MSN, BSN
Instructor
Haley Strickland, EdD, MSN, RN
Associate Professor, Traditional BSN Coordinator
Aylin Akca Sumengen, PhD, MSc, BSN, RN
Assistant Professor
Haley Townsend, EdD, RN, FNP-BC
Assistant Professor
Alison Turner, MSN, BSN
Instructor
Monika Wedgeworth, EdD, RN, CNE
Associate Professor
Susan Welch, EdD, RN, CNE, alumnus CCRN
Associate Professor
Teresa D. Welch, EdD, MSN, RN, NEA-BC
Associate Professor
Kimberly Wilson, DNP, CRNP, FNP-C
Clinical Assistant Professor
Felecia Grier Wood, PhD, RN, CNL
Professor