Faculty and Staff Directory

Maeghan Arnold, MNSc, RN, APRN, AGACNP-BC
Clinical Instructor
RAHN 5217 (formerly COPH)
Fax: (501) 686-8695
Claudia Barone
Claudia Barone, EdD, RN, APRN, CCNS-BC, LNC, CPC
Professor
Ed II 5/ 132 C
Fax: (501) 686-8695
Osmonetta Beard
Osmonetta Beard, MM
Development Associate
Ed II 5/ 104
Fax: (501) 686-8350
Sondra Bedwell
Sondra Bedwell, PhD, RN, APRN, FNP-BC
Clinical Assistant Professor, Director of Nursing Education, UAMS Southwest
Regional Program Texarkana
Fax: (870) 779-6055
Kelly Betts, EdD, RN
Kelly Betts, EdD, RN
Assistant Professor
EDII 5/138 C
Fax: (501) 686-8350
Claudia Beverly
Claudia Beverly, PhD, RN, FAAN
 Professor Director, Hartford Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence
IOA 1/1171
Fax: (501) 686-5884
Lee Blackwood
Lee Blackwood
Department Business Coordinator
RAHN 5226 (formerly COPH)
Fax: (501) 526-7989
Debby Bonamino
Debby Bonamino
Executive Assistant III to the Dean
RAHN 5202 (formerly COPH)
Fax: (501) 526-7998
Darlene Byrd, DNP, RN, APRN, PMHNP-BC
Clinical Assistant Professor
ED II, 5/134 A
Fax: (501) 686-8695
Natalie Capps, MNSc, RN
Natalie Capps, MNSc, RN
Clinical Assistant Professor
ED II 5/136A
Fax: (501) 686-8350
Tawanda Cochran
Tawanda Cochran
Administrative Analyst
RAHN 5240 (formerly COPH)
Fax: (501) 686-7591
Jimmie Cornelius
Jimmie Cornelius
Administrative Specialist III
UACC at Hope Campus
Fax: (870) 722-8130
Patricia Cowan
Patricia Cowan, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN
Dean, Professor
RAHN 5202 (formerly COPH)
Fax: (501) 686-7998
Karan Cox
Karan Cox, MSN, RN, APRN, FNP-BC
Clinical Assistant Professor, Specialty Coordinator, Family NP
Ed II 5/ 134 B
Fax: (501) 686-8695
Veneine Cuningkin
Veneine Cuningkin, DNP, RN
Clinical Assistant Professor
Office: Ed II 5/ 110 D
Fax: (501) 686-8350
Ashley Davis
Ashley Davis, MNSc, RN, CNE
Clinical Instructor Academic Coach
ED II 5/102 C
Fax: (501) 686-8350
Leonie DeClerk
Leonie DeClerk, DNP, RN, APRN, FNP-BC
Clinical Assistant Professor; Director of DNP Program
RAHN 5218 (formerly COPH)
Fax: (501) 686-8695
Pamela deGravelles
Pamela deGravelles, PhD, RN
Clinical Assistant Professor
EDII 5/ 107 B
Fax: (501) 686-8350
Charlotte Dillon, MNSc, RN
Charlotte Dillon, MNSc, RN
Clinical Assistant Professor, Coordinator of Educational Technology Support
Ed II 5/120 C
Fax: (501) 686-8350
Alexis Elliott
Administrative Specialist III
RAHN 5234 (formerly COPH)
Fax: (501) 686-7591
Beverly English
Beverly English, MNSc, RN
Clinical Assistant Professor
ED II 5/140 D
Fax: (501) 686-8350
Ashley Funderburg
Ashley Funderburg
Research Assistant
ED II 5/ 110 E
Fax: (501) 686-8350
Deena Garner
Deena Garner, MNSc, RN, APRN, CPNP-PC
Clinic Instructor
RAHN 5223 (formerly COPH)
Fax: (501) 686-8695
Jennifer Gernat
Jennifer Gernat, MNSc, RN
Clinic Instructor
ED II 5/140C
Fax: (501) 686-8350
Sherri Graves
Sherri Graves, MNSc, RN
Clinical Instructor
Ed II 5/140B
Fax: (501) 686-8350
Neena Grissom
Neena Grissom, MSN, RN, CNE
Clinical Assistant Professor Specialty Coordinator, Nursing Education Specialty Office
Ed II 5/110 C
Fax: (501) 686-8350
Donna Gullette
Donna Gullette, PhD, RN, APRN, ACNP-BC & AG ACNP-BC
Professor Associate Dean for Practice; Director of Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Specialty
RAHN 5214 (formerly COPH)
Fax: (501) 686-8695
Jeannine Hamilton, MS, MA
Recruitment Specialist
RAHN 5236 (formerly COPH)
Fax: (501) 686-7591
Kimberly Hayman
Kimberly Hayman, BSN, RN
Growing Our Own in the Delta
RAHN 5257 (formerly COPH)
Fax: (501) 686-8350
Melodee Harris
Melodee Harris, PhD, RN, APRN, GNP-BC, FNGNA
Assistant Professor, Specialty Coordinator, Adult-Gerontology Primary Care NP Specialty
ED II 5/138 B
Fax: (501) 686-8695
Jeanie Head
Jeanie Head, BA
Executive Assistant III
RAHN 5202 (formerly COPH)
Fax: (501) 686-7998
Sonya Henderson, MBA
Department Finance Administrator
RAHN 5225 (formerly COPH)
Fax: (501) 686-7989
Tamisha Henderson
Tamisha Henderson, MSN, RN, CCM, MHA
Clinical Instructor
EDII 5/138 D
Fax: (501) 686-8350
Seongkum Heo
Seongkum Heo, PhD, RN
Associate Professor Research Interests
RAHN 5258 (formerly COPH)
Fax: (501) 296-1765
Lisabeth Hoffman, MSN, RN, PMHCNS-BC
Clinical Instructor
RAHN 5223 (formerly COPH)
Fax: (501) 296-1765
Stacy Hoyle
Stacy Hoyle, MHSA
Clinical Instructor, Associate Dean for Administration
RAHN 5228 (formerly COPH)
Fax: (501) 526-7989
Marilyn Faye Hughes
Marilyn Faye Hughes, MNSc, RN
Clinical Instructor
UACCH at Hope Campus
Fax: (870) 722-8130
Michael Hunter
Administrative Specialist III
RAHN 5206 A (formerly COPH)
Fax: (501) 686-8695
Dalton Janssen, BSN, RN
Graduate Assistant
RAHN 5248 (formerly COPH)
Fax: (501) 296-1765
Sara Jones
Sara Jones, PhD, RN, APRN, PMHNP-BC
Clinical Assistant Professor, Specialty Coordinator Psychiatric Mental Health NP Specialty
RAHN 5212 (formerly COPH)
Fax: (501) 686-8695
Jenny Kyle
Jenny Kyle, MS
Director of Student Services
RAHN 5235 (formerly COPH)
Fax: (501) 686-7591
Judy Labonte, PhD, RN, APRN, FNP-BC
Clinical Assistant Professor
EDII 5/134 D
Fax: (501) 686-8695
Alisa Lancaster, MNSc, RN, APRN, ACNP-BC, FNP-BC
Clinical Instructor
Regional Program – Batesville
Fax: (870) 698-0022
Leanne Lefler
Leanne Lefler, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC
Associate Professor
RAHN 5256 (formerly COPH)
Fax: (501) 296-1756
Christy Low, BS
Director of Development
ED II 5/104 F
Fax: (501) 526-5534
Sandra Lubin, MA, RN
Project Director
RAHN 5261 (formerly COPH)
Fax: (501) 296-1765
Ellyn E. Matthews
Ellyn E. Matthews, PhD, RN, AOCNS, CBSM
Associate Professor
RAHN 5260 (formerly COPH)
Fax: (501) 296-1765
Laura Mayfield
Laura Mayfield, MNSc, RN, APRN, FNP-BC
Clinic Instructor
Ed II 5/134 C
Fax: (501) 686-8695
Leslie McCormack
Leslie McCormack, MSN, RN, APRN, CNM
Clinic Instructor
EDII 5/136 E
Fax: (501) 686-8350
Hannah C. McCoy
Research Assistant
RAHN 5/5269 (formerly COPH)
Jean McSweeney
Jean McSweeney, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN
Professor Associate Dean for Research, Co-Director, PhD Program
RAHN 5275 (formerly COPH)
Fax: (501) 296-1765
Donna Middaugh
Donna Middaugh, PhD, RN
Clinical Associate Professor, Associate Dean for Academic Programs
RAHN 5202 B (formerly COPH)
Fax: (501) 686-7998
Anita Mitchell
Anita Mitchell, PhD, RN, APRN, FNP-BC
Associate Professor, Co-Director, PhD Program
EDII 5/132 D
Fax: (501) 686-8695
Karla Morris
Administrative Specialist III
ED II 5/110
Fax: (501) 686-8350
Traci Motes
Traci Motes, MNSc, RN, APRN, AGACNP-BC
Clinical Instructor
RAHN 5219 (formerly COPH)
Fax: (501) 686-8695
Angela Norman
Angela Norman, DNP, RN ,APRN, ACNP-BC, GNP-BC
Clinical Assistant Professor
El Dorado
Amy Overton-McCoy
Amy Overton-McCoy, PhD, RN, APRN
Clinical Assistant Professor
Texarkana
Rebecca Patterson
Rebecca Patterson, PhD, RN, APRN, PNP-BC
Clinical Associate Professor
Ed II, 5/140 A
Fax: (501) 686-8350
Christina Pettey
Christina Pettey, PhD, RN, FAHA
Assistant Professor
RAHN 5262 (formerly COPH)
Fax: (501) 296-1765
Larronda Rainey
Larronda Rainey, MNSc, RN
Clinical Assistant Professor; Director, RN Programs
Ed II, 5/110 B
Fax: (501) 686-8350
Fermin Renteria
Fermin Renteria, MNSc, RN, APRN, CPNP-PC, CNE
Clinical Assistant Professor
Ed II 5/108 C
Fax: (501) 686-8350
Leah Richardson
Leah Richardson, MNSc, RN
Clinical Instructor
Ed II 5/108 B
Fax: (501) 686-8350
Edna Rodgers
Edna Rodgers
Administrative Specialist III
RAHN 5259 A (formerly COPH)
Fax: (501) 296-1765
Martha Rojo
Martha Rojo, PhD, RN
Clinical Assistant Professor
ED II 5/136 D
Fax: (501) 686-8695
Janet Rooker
Janet Rooker MNSc, RNP
Clinical Associate Professor
Ed II 5/132 B
Fax: (501) 686-8695
Janet Shirley
Janet Shirley, MSN, RN, APRN, ACNS-BC
Clinical Assistant Professor ATI Support
EDII 5/108 A
Fax: (501) 686-8350
Amanda Spinks
Amanda Spinks, MPA
Recruitment Specialist
RAHN 5241 (formerly COPH)
Fax: (501) 686-7591
Tameka Smith
Tameka Smith, BS
Executive Assistant II
RAHN 5208 (formerly COPH)
Fax: (501) 526-7989
Kamala Steele, MSN, RN
Clinical Instructor
ED II 5/110 C
Fax: (501) 686-8350
Sharon Stevenson, DNP, RN, APRN, PPCNP-BC
Clinical Assistant Professor
RAHN 5210 (formerly COPH)
Kathryn Sutherland, MSN, RN
Clinical Instructor
ED II 5/136B
Fax: (501) 686-8350
Joan Tackett
Joan Tackett, MNSc, RN, APRN, FNP-BC
Clinical Instructor
Ed II 5/132 A
Fax: (501) 686-8695
Mark Tanner
Mark Tanner, DNP, RN
Clinical Assistant Professor, Director of Baccalaureate Program
EDII 5/106 A
Fax: (501) 686-8350
Linda Tate, PhD, RN, APRN, ACNS-BC
Clinical Assistant Professor, IOA-Northeast Center on Aging
Madeline Taylor, MNSc, RN, APRN, FNP-BC
Clinical Instructor
Shorey 5/04
Fax: (870) 722-8130
Pao-Feng Tsai
Pao-Feng Tsai, PhD, RN
Professor
COPH 5264
Fax: (501) 296-1765
Susanne Tullos
Susanne Tullos, MNSc, RN, APRN, PNP-BC, NCSN
Clinical Instructor
UACC at Hope Campus
(870) 722-8130
Ralph Vogel, PhD, RN, APRN, CPNP
Assistant Professor
ACH Admin 100
Nicole Ward
Nicole Ward, MNSc, RN, APRN, WHNP-BC
Clinical Assistant Professor
Ed II 5/ 136 C
Fax: (501) 686-8350
Janie Welsh
Janie Welsh
Executive Assistant II
RAHN 5215 A (formerly COPH)
Fax: (501) 686-8695
Beth Ann West
Beth Ann West
Executive Assistant II
RAHN 5271 (formerly COPH)
Fax: (501) 296-1765
Teresa Whited
Teresa Whited, DNP, RN, APRN, CPCP-PC
Clinical Assistant Professor; Director of MNSc Programs and Director of Pediatric Specialty
COPH 5220
Fax: (501) 686-8695
Channoah Williams, DNP, APRN
Clinical Assistant Professor
UAMS South Central Family Medical Center/ Pine Bluff AR
Fax: (870) 541-7601
Angela Willis
Angela Willis, DNP, RN, CNML
Clinical Instructor
RAHN 5221 (formerly COPH)
Fax: (501) 686-8695
Patricia Wright
Patricia Wright, PhD, RN
Assistant Professor
RAHN 5224 (formerly COPH)
Fax: (501) 686-8695

 

Emeritus Faculty

Ann Coleman, 2013, Professor
BSN, University of Mississippi; MSN, PhD, The University of Texas at Austin
Mary Hartwig, 2013, Associate Professor
BSN, University of Minnesota; MNSc, University of Washington; PhD, University of Tennessee
Patricia Heacock, 2002, Associate Professor
BS, West Texas State University; MSN, University of Texas System School of Nursing; PhD, The University of Texas at Austin
Linda C. Hodges, 2007, Dean and Professor
BSN, University of Virginia; MNSc, Emory University; EdD, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Cheryl Schmidt, 2015, Associate Professor
BSN, MSN, Ohio State University; PhD, University of Pittsburgh

Elaine Souder, 2013, Professor
BSN, University of Pennsylvania; MSN, University of Pennsylvania; PhD, Boston College
Patricia J. Thompson, 2007, Associate Professor
BS, University of Central Arkansas; MNSc, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences; PhD, The University of Texas at Austin
Sophronia Williams, 1979, Associate Professor
BSN, MSN, Washington University