School of Nursing Faculty & Staff

Lisa Bailey

 

 

 

Lisa Bailey

  • Instructor, BSN Program
  • Master of Science in Nursing, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR
  • Associate Degree Nursing, Southern Arkansas University, Magnolia, Arkansas
  • Office: Pendergraft Health Sciences Center 216
  • Phone: 479-788-7829
  • Fax: 479-424-6829
  • Email: Lisa.Bailey@uafs.edu

Valerie Beshears

 

 

 

Valerie Beshears

  • Instructor, BSN Program
  • Master of Science in Nursing, Leadership and Management, Walden University, Minneapolis, MN
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
  • Associate Degree Nursing, University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, Fort Smith, Arkansas
  • Office: Pendergraft Health Sciences Center 252
  • Phone: 479-788-7371
  • Fax: 479-424-6371
  • Email: Valerie.Beshears@uafs.edu

Jackie Cavner

 

 Dr. Jackie Cavner

  • Instructor, BSN Program

  • Doctor of Nursing Practice, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama

  • Master of Science in Nursing, Nursing Education, Chamberlain College of Nursing, Addison, Illinois

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, Arkansas

  • Associate Degree Nursing, University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, Fort Smith, Arkansas

  • Office: Pendergraft Health Sciences Center 213

  • Phone: 479-788-7378

  • Fax: 479-424-6378

  • Email: Jackie.Cavner@uafs.edu

Penny Dodson

 

 

 

Penny Dodson

  • Instructor, BSN Program
  • Master of Science in Nursing, Administrative Track, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Regents College, Albany, New York
  • Associate Degree Nursing, Baptist System School of Nursing, Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Office: Pendergraft Health Sciences Center 244
  • Phone: 479-788-7862
  • Fax: 479-424-6862
  • Email: Penny.Dodson@uafs.edu

Michele Elmore

 

Michele Elmore

  • Instructor, BSN Program

  • Master of Science in Nursing: Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, University of Albama, Birmingham, Alabama

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Chamberlain College of Nursing, St. Louis, Missouri

  • Associate Degree Nursing, Westark Community College, Fort Smith, Fort Smith, Arkansas

  • Office: Pendergraft Health Sciences Center 244

  • Phone: 479-788-7817

  • Fax: 479-424-6817

  • Email: Michele.Elmore@uafs.edu

Brooke Gray

 

Brooke Gray

  • Instructor, PN Program

  • Master of Science in Nursing Education, University of Arkansas Fayetteville, Fayetteville, Arkansas

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Arkansas Tech Univeristy, Russellville, Arkansas

  • Associate Degree Nursing, University of Arkansas Fort Smith, Fort Smith, Arkansas

  • Office: Pendergraft Health Sciences Center 204

  • Phone: 479-788-7848

  • Fax: 479-424-6848

  • Email: Brooke.Gray@uafs.edu

Dr. Cheryl Holden

 

Dr. Cheryl Holden

  • Assistant Professor, BSN Program

  • Doctorate of Health Science, A.T. Still University - Mesa Campus, Mesa, Arizona

  • Master of Science in Nursing, University of Phoenix - Tulsa Campus, Phoenix, Arizona

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Oklahoma - OKC, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

  • Associate Degree Nursing, Carl Albert Junior College, Poteau, Oklahoma

  • Office: Pendergraft Health Sciences Center 207

  • Phone: 479-788-7831

  • Fax: 479-424-6831

  • Email: Cheryl.Holden@uafs.edu

Landon Horton

 

 

 

Landon Horton

  • Instructor, BSN Program
  • Master of Science in Nursing, Nursing Executive, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, Arkansas
  • Associate Degree Nursing, Westark Community College, Fort Smith, Arkansas
  • Office: Pendergraft Health Sciences Center 251
  • Phone: 479-788-7843
  • Fax: 479-424-6843
  • Email: Landon.Horton@uafs.edu

Silvia Imanda

 

Silvia Imanda

  • Instructor, BSN Program

  • Master of Science in Nursing, Nursing Education, Missouri State University, Springfield, Missouri

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Missouri Southern State University, Joplin, Missouri

  • Office: Pendergraft Health Sciences Center 238

  • Phone: 479-788-7867

  • Fax: 479-424-6867

  • Email: Silvia.Imanda@uafs.edu

Debbie Koch

 

Dr. Debbie Koch

  • Douglas O Smith Endowed Professor

  • Associate Professor, BSN Program

  • Doctorate of Nursing Practice, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee

  • Master of Science in Nursing, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, Arkansas

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Arkansas for Medical Science, Little Rock, AR

  • Associate Degree Nursing, Westark Community College, Fort Smith, Arkansas

  • Office: Pendergraft Health Sciences Center 215

  • Phone: 479-788-7857

  • Fax: 479-424-6857

  • Email: Debbie.Koch@uafs.edu

Sharon Nguyen

 

 

 

Sharon Nguyen

  • Instructor, BSN Program
  • Master of Science in Nursing, Nursing Education, Chamberlain College of Nursing, Downers Grove, Illinois
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Chamberlain College of Nursing, Downers Grove, Illinois
  • Associate Degree Nursing, University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, Fort Smith, Arkansas
  • Office: Pendergraft Health Sciences Center 214
  • Phone: 479-788-7832
  • Fax: 479-424-6832
  • Email: Sharon.Nguyen@uafs.edu

 

Cindy Parnell

 

 

 

Cindy Parnell

  • Instructor, BSN Program
  • Master of Science in Nursing, Nursing Education, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, Louisiana 
  • Associate Degree Nursing, Western Oklahoma State College, Altus, Oklahoma
  • Office: Pendergraft Health Sciences Center 205
  • Phone: 479-788-7851
  • Fax: 479-424-6851
  • Email: Cindy.Parnell@uafs.edu

Tammy Rogers

 

 

 

Tammy Rogers

  • Instructor, BSN Program
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Chamberlain College of Nursing, Downers Grove, Illinois
  • Associate Degree Nursing, Westark Community College, Fort Smith, Arkansas
  • Office: Pendergraft Health Sciences Center 239
  • Phone: 479-788-7858
  • Fax: 479-424-6858
  • Email: Tammy.Rogers@uafs.edu

Sonia Romero

 

 

 

Sonia Romero

  • Instructor, BSN Program
  • Master of Science in Nursing, Nursing Education, Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, Oklahoma
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, Oklahoma
  • Associate Degree Nursing, Carl Albert State University, Poteau, Oklahoma
  • Licensed Practical Nurse, Arkansas Valley Technical Institute, Ozark, Arkansas
  • Office: Pendergraft Health Sciences Center 209
  • Phone: 479-788-7922
  • Fax: 479-424-6922
  • Email: Sonia.Romero@uafs.edu

Ekaterina Smith

 

 

 

Ekaterina Smith

  • Instructor, BSN Program
  • Master of Science in Nursing, Nursing Educator, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, Arkansas
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, Arkansas
  • Office: Pendergraft Health Sciences Center 207
  • Phone: 479-788-7281
  • Fax: 479-424-6281
  • Email: Ekaterina.Smith@uafs.edu

Teresa Sparks

 

 Teresa Sparks

  • Instructor, BSN Program

  • Master of Science in Nursing, Nursing: Leadership and Management, University of Central Florida, Orlanda, Florida

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Harding University, Searcy, Arkansas

  • Office: Pendergraft Health Sciences Center 247

  • Phone: 479-788-7376

  • Fax: 479-424-6376

  • Email: Teresa.Libby@uafs.edu

Julie Strasser

 

 

 

Julie Strasser

  • Instructor, BSN Program
  • Master of Science in Nursing, Nursing Education, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California
  • Office: Pendergraft Health Sciences Center 245
  • Phone: 479-788-7847
  • Fax: 479-424-6847
  • Email: Julie.Strasser@uafs.edu

Shawn Theobald

 

Shawn Theobald

  • Assistant Professor, BSN Program

  • Master of Science in Nursing, University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Brigham Young University, Rexburg, Idaho

  • Office: Pendergraft Health Sciences Center 240

  • Phone: 479-788-7853

  • Fax: 479-424-62853

  • Email: Shawn.Theobald@uafs.edu

Susie Wynn

  • Instructor, BSN Program
  • Master of Science in Nursing, Nursing Education, Walden University, Minneapolis, MN
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Arkansas Fort Smith, Fort Smith, Arkansas
  • Office: Pendergraft Health Sciences Center 206
  • Phone: 479-788-7859
  • Fax: 479-424-6859
  • Email: Susie.Wynn@uafs.edu

Nursing Staff

Cindy Davis

 

 

 

Cindy Davis

  • Administrative Specialist II, School of Nursing
  • Office: Pendergraft Health Sciences Center 250
  • Phone: 479-788-7835
  • Fax: 479-424-6835
  • Email:  Cindy.Davis@uafs.edu

Roxy Wiley

Roxy Wylie

  • Administrative Specialist II, School of Nursing
  • Office: Pendergraft Health Sciences Center 242
  • Phone: 479-788-7861
  • Fax: 479-424-6861
  • Email:  Roxy.Wylie@uafs.edu