Here are all the people, degree programs, and spaces associated with research on Rural Health in The Capstone College of Nursing.

Kerri L. Outlaw, DNP, PMHNP-BC, CNS, RN

Clinical Associate Professor (205) 348-9847 kloutlaw@ua.edu (205) 348-5559 Education Post Graduate Certificate, Psych Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, The University of Alabama, 2019 DNP, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Troy University, 2013 MSN, MSNAH, Troy University, 2009 BSN, Nursing, Troy University, 1996 Biography Dr. Outlaw is a native of Troy, AL. Dr. Outlaw has over 28 years of […]

Janet Brown, PhD, MSN, RN, CPN

Assistant Professor (205) 348-1032 jlbrown28@ua.edu (205) 348-5559 Education PhD, Nursing, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2021 MSN, Nursing, Samford University, 2013 Biography Dr. Janet Brown joins the Capstone College of Nursing (CCN) as an Assistant Professor and will begin teaching in the BSN program in the fall of 2021. She earned her PhD in […]

Katelyn Repke, MSN, CRNP, FNP-C

Instructor (205) 348-2203 klrepke@ua.edu (205) 348-5559 Education MSN, Masters of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2018 BSN, Bachelor Science in Nursing, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2013 Biography Katelyn Repke is joining CCN as a full-time clinical instructor. She graduated from University of Alabama at Birmingham with […]

Jill R. Hobbs, EdD, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, ANCP-BC, CNE

Clinical Assistant Professor (205) 348-0423 jrhobbs@ua.edu (205) 348-5559 Education EdD, Educational Doctorate for Nursing Educators, The University of Alabama, 2018 FNP-BC, Post Master’s Family Nursing Practitioner Program, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2008 MSN, Adult Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2005 BS, Nursing, The University of Alabama, 2001 […]

Michael Callihan, PhD, RN, CEN, NRP

Assistant Professor (205) 348-5729 mlcallihan@ua.edu (205) 348-5559 Education PhD, Nursing, University of Kentucky, 2018 MSN, Masters of Science in Nursing, Nursing Education, Gonzaga University, 2014 BSN, Bachelor Science in Nursing, Miami University Ohio, 2012 ADN, Nursing, Miami University Ohio, 2008 Biography Dr. Callihan received his ADN (2008) and BSN (2012) from Miami University of Ohio. […]

Rebecca A. Martin, DNP, CRNP, FNP-BC

Family Nurse Practitioner Concentration Coordinator Clinical Assistant Professor (205) 348-9052 ramartin7@ua.edu (205) 348-5559 Education DNP, Nursing, The University of Alabama, 2016 FNP-BC, Post Master’s Family Nursing Practitioner Program, The University of Alabama Huntsville, 1998 MSN, Masters of Science in Nursing, Nursing Administration, The University of Alabama Huntsville, 1997 BSN, Bachelor Science in Nursing, University of […]

Brandi Lester, MSN, RN, NP-C

Instructor (205) 348-2087 bblester@ua.edu (205) 348-5559 Education MSN, Nursing, Samford University, 2015 BSN, Nursing, Samford University, 2003 Biography Brandi Lester is a proud wife and mother of 3. She received her BSN from the Capstone College of Nursing at the University of Alabama in 2003. She received her MSN in 2015 from Samford University as […]

Mercy N. Mumba, PhD, RN, CMSRN

Associate Professor (205) 348-6317 mnmumba@ua.edu (205) 348-5559 Education PhD, Nursing Science Research and Education, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2016 BSN, Bachelor Science in Nursing, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2010 Biography Dr. Mercy Ngosa Mumba is an award-winning scientist and philanthropist. She is a published author in peer-reviewed scientific journals, and her […]

Haley Townsend, EdD, RN, FNP-BC

Assistant Professor (205) 348-2218 hmfranklin@ua.edu (205) 348-5559 Education EdD, Nursing Education, The University of Alabama, 2019 MSN, Masters of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner, Samford University, 2011 BSN, Bachelor Science in Nursing, The University of Alabama, 2009 Biography Haley Townsend is an assistant professor at the Capstone College of Nursing. She earned her BSN […]

Kristi A. Acker, DNP, PhD, FNP-BC, AOCNP, ACHPN, FAANP

Clinical Associate Professor (205) 348-1036 kaacker@ua.edu (205) 348-5559 Education PhD, Nursing, William Carey University, 2019 DNP, Nursing, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1999 MSN, Masters of Science in Nursing, Mississippi University for Women, 1999 BSN, Bachelor Science in Nursing, The University of Alabama, 1992 Biography Dr. Acker is ACCN certified as a Family Nurse […]

Teresa D. Welch, EdD, MSN, RN, NEA-BC

Associate Professor (205) 348-0422 tdwelch@ua.edu (205) 348-5559 Education EdD, Instructional Leadership for Nurse Educators, The University of Alabama, 2016 MSN, Case Management, The University of Alabama, 2014 BSN, Nursing, The University of Alabama, 1987 Biography Dr. Welch holds a Nurse Executive Advanced Board Certification, with extensive experience in operations management and team building. Dr Welch […]

Abby G. Horton, EdD, RN, CHC, CLC

Assistant Professor (205) 348-7107 abby.horton@ua.edu (205) 348-5559 Education EdD, Instructional Leadership for Nurse Educators, The University of Alabama, 2021 MSN, Nursing Case Management, The University of Alabama, 2011 BSN, Nursing *Cum Laude, The University of Alabama, 2010 BS, Political Science *Magna Cum Laude, The University of Alabama, 2006 Biography Abby Grammer Horton is an Assistant […]

Felecia Grier Wood, PhD, RN, CNL

Professor (205) 348-4583 fwood@ua.edu (205) 348-5559 Education PhD, Nursing Education Administration, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1988 MSN, Primary Health Care, West Virginia University, 1981 BSN, Bachelor Science in Nursing, Alderson Broaddus College, 1977 Biography Dr. Wood received her B.S.N. from Alderson Broaddus College. She earned the M.S.N. from West Virginia University and the […]

Debra Pettit Bruns, PhD, MSN, MSPH

Associate Professor (205) 348-8252 dpbruns@ua.edu (205) 348-5559 Education MSPH, Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2009 PhD, Health Sciences, Touro University International, 2007 MSN, Community Health Nursing, Jacksonville State University, 2000 BSN, Bachelor Science in Nursing, The University of Alabama Huntsville, 1993 Biography Dr. Pettit Bruns received her Ph.D. in Health Sciences with an […]

Monika Wedgeworth, EdD, RN, CNE

Associate Professor (205) 348-6643 mwedgeworth@ua.edu (205) 348-5559 Education EdD, Instructional Leadership for Nursing Educators, The University of Alabama, 2013 MSN, Masters of Science in Nursing, Nursing Case Management, The University of Alabama, 2003 BSN, Bachelor Science in Nursing, The University of Alabama, 1997 Biography Dr. Wedgeworth received her BSN from the University of Alabama in […]

Stephanie L. Ragland, MSN, RN

Instructor (205) 348-7430 slragland@ua.edu (205) 348-5559 Education MSN, Nurse Educator, Samford University, 2011 BSN, Bachelor Science in Nursing, Samford University, 1997 ADN, Nursing, Samford University, 1995 Biography Stephanie Ragland received her ADN from Samford University in 1995. In 1997, she received her BSN from Samford University. She received her Master of Science in Nursing from […]

JoAnn S. Oliver, PhD, RN, CNE, FAAN

Professor (205) 348-2916 joliver@ua.edu (205) 348-5559 Education PhD, Nursing, Georgia State University, 2007 MSN, Masters of Science in Nursing, Adult Nurse Practitioner, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2001 BSN, Bachelor Science in Nursing, The University of Alabama, 1998 ADN, Nursing, Shelton State Community College, 1993 Biography Dr. Oliver began teaching at The University of […]

Michele Montgomery, PhD, MPH, RN

Senior Associate Dean Associate Professor (205) 348-1045 mmontgomery1@ua.edu (205) 348-5559 Education PhD, Nursing, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2009 BSN, Nursing, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2004 MPH, Epidemiology, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1998 BA, Advertising, The University of Alabama, 1992 Biography Dr. Montgomery earned her Ph.D. in Nursing at the […]

Sara K. Kaylor, EdD, RN, CNE

Associate Professor (205) 348-2713 skkaylor@ua.edu (205) 348-5559 Education EdD, Instructional Leadership for Nurse Educators, The University of Alabama, 2012 MSN, Masters of Science in Nursing, Nursing Case Management, The University of Alabama, 2011 BSN, Bachelor Science in Nursing, The University of Alabama, 2005 Biography Dr. Sara Kaylor received her BSN from The Capstone College of […]

Paige Turner Johnson, PhD, MSN, RN

Saxon Chair for Rural Nursing Associate Professor (205) 348-2084 ptjohnso@ua.edu (205) 348-5559 Education PhD, Health Education & Health Promotion, The University of Alabama/The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2013 MSN, Masters of Science in Nursing, The University of Alabama, 2001 BSN, Bachelor Science in Nursing, The University of Alabama, 1999 Biography Dr. Johnson joined the […]

Ann Graves, PhD, RN

Professor (205) 348-0868 agraves@ua.edu (205) 348-5559 Education PhD, Clinical Health Sciences, University of Mississippi Jackson, 2007 MSN, Masters of Science in Nursing, Adult Health Nursing, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1983 BSN, Bachelor Science in Nursing, The University of Alabama, 1979 Biography Barbara Ann Graves is a Professor in the Capstone College of Nursing […]

Cassandra Ford, PhD, MBA, RN, FAHA, FGSA

Associate Professor (205) 348-8250 ford039@ua.edu (205) 348-5559 Education PhD, Nursing Science, The University of Illinois at Chicago, 2007 MSN, Masters of Science in Nursing, Case Management, The University of Alabama, 2004 MBA, Business Administration, The University of Alabama, 2004 BSN, Bachelor Science in Nursing, Alcorn State University, 2001 Biography Dr. Ford earned a BSN from […]

Michelle Cheshire, EdD, RN

Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs RN Mobility Coordinator (205) 348-1022 mcheshire@ua.edu (205) 348-5559 Education EdD, Instructional Leadership for Nurse Educators, The University of Alabama, 2013 MSN, Clinical Nurse Specialist/Community Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1991 BSN, Nursing, Auburn University, 1988 Biography Dr. Cheshire received her BSN from Auburn University in 1988 and her MSN […]