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Administration & Faculty

Duke Health and Duke University Health System Administration

Craig T. Albanese MD, MBA, Chief Executive Officer, Duke University Health System

Chris Beyrer, MD, MPH, Director, Duke Global Health Institute and Professor of Medicine, Duke University

Rhonda Brandon, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, Duke University Health System

Ian Brown, Chief Employee Experience Officer and Vice President, Duke University Health System

Monte Brown, MD, Vice President of Administration, Duke University Health System and Associate Dean of Veterans Affairs, Duke University School of Medicine

Edward Buckley, MD, Vice Chancellor for Duke-NUS Affairs

Debra Clark Jones, Associate Vice President for Community Health

Thomas M. Coffman, Dean, Duke-NUS Medical School

Jeffrey Ferranti, MD, Senior Vice President and Chief Digital Officer

Mary Ann Fuchs, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, Executive Advisor to the CEO of Duke University Health System

Christy M. Gudaitis, JD, Deputy General Counsel for Health Affairs

Vincent Guilamo-Ramos, PhD, MPH, LCSW, RN, ANP-BC, PMHNP-BC, AAHIVS, FAAN, Dean and Professor of the Duke University School of Nursing and Vice Chancellor for Nursing Affairs. Founding director of the Center for Latino Adolescent and Family Health (CLAFH), Duke University

Mary E. Klotman, MD, Executive Vice President for Health Affairs, Dean, Duke University School of Medicine and Chief Academic Officer, Duke Health

Catherine Liao, Associate Vice President for Government Relations

Mark B. McClellan, MD, PhD, Director of the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy and Robert J. Margolis, MD, Professor of Business, Medicine and Health Policy at Duke University

Ellen Medearis, Vice President, Duke Health Development and Alumni Affairs

Thomas A. Owens, MD, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Duke University Health System

John H. Sampson, MD, PhD, MBA, Senior Vice President, Duke University Health System

Colleen Shannon, Chief Compliance and Privacy Officer, Duke University Health System

Richard P. Shannon, MD, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Duke University Health System and Chief Quality Officer, Duke Health

School of Nursing Administration

Vincent Guilamo-Ramos, PhD, MPH, LCSW, RN, ANP-BC, PMHNP-BC, AAHIVS, FAAN, Dean of the School of Nursing; Vice Chancellor for Nursing Affairs, Duke University

David S. Bowersox, MBA, Vice Dean, Finance and Administration

Valerie K. Sabol, PhD, MBA, ACNP, GNP, ANEF, FAANP, FAAN, Interim Vice Dean, Academic Affairs

Sharron L. Docherty, PhD, PNP, FAAN, Vice Dean, Research Affairs

Anita Stallings, BA, Associate Dean, Development and Alumni Relations

Michael V. Relf, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, AACRN, ANEF, CNE, FAAN, Associate Dean for Global and Community Health Affairs

Ernest Grant, PhD, RN, FAAN, Interim Vice Dean, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Stephanie Gedzyk-Nieman, DNP, MSN, RNC-MNN, Interim Assistant Dean, Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program

Benjamin Smallheer, PhD, RN, ACNP-BC, FNP-BC, CCRN, CNE, Assistant Dean, Master of Science in Nursing Program

Julee Waldrop, DNP, PNP, FAANP, FAAN, Assistant Dean, Doctor of Nursing Practice Program

Rosa Gonzalez-Guarda, PhD, PhD, MPH, RN, CPH, FAAN, Assistant Dean, PhD in Nursing Program

School of Nursing Faculty

This list of faculty is accurate as of July 2023. A current, searchable listing of School of Nursing faculty is available at nursing.duke.edu/directories.

Marissa Abram, PhD, PMHNP-BC, CARN-AP, FIAAN, Assistant Professor

Mary Lou Affronti, DNP, MHSc, RN, ANP, FAAN, Professor

Tara Albrecht, PhD, ACNP-BC, ACHPN, RN, Associate Professor

Donald E. Bailey, Jr., PhD, RN, FAAN, Associate Professor

Donna J. Biederman, DrPH, MN, RN, FAAN, Associate Professor

Thomas Blodgett, PhD, RN, AGACNP-BC, Assistant Professor

Margaret T. Bowers, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, CHSE, AACC, FAANP, FAAN, Professor

Debra H. Brandon, PhD, RN, CCNS, FAAN, Associate Professor

Jill Brennan-Cook, DNP, RN, CNE, Associate Professor

Marion E. Broome, PhD, RN, FAAN, Ruby Wilson Professor of Nursing

Margaret Ann Bush, PhD, MBA, RPh, Professor

Allen Cadavero, PhD, RN, CCRN, Assistant Professor

Michael P. Cary, PhD, RN, Associate Professor

Sean Convoy, DNP, PMHNP-BC, Associate Professor

Nancy Crego, PhD, RN, CCRN, CHSE, Assistant Professor

Jennie De Gagne, PhD, DNP, RN, NPD-BC, CNE, ANEF, FAAN, Professor

Anne L. Derouin, DNP, RN, CPNP, FAANP, Professor

Sharron L. Docherty, PhD, PNP-BC, FAAN, Associate Professor

Alison H. Edie, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, FAANP, Associate Professor

Irene Felsman, DNP, MPH, RN, C-GH, Assistant Professor

Emily Funk, DNP, CRNA, Assistant Professor

Kais Gadhoumi, PhD, Assistant Professor

Stephanie Gedzyk-Nieman, DNP, MSN, RNC-MNN, Assistant Professor

Derrick Glymph, PhD, DNAP, CRNA, APRN, COL, USAR, FAANA, FAAN, Faculty

Rosa Gonzalez-Guarda, PhD, MPH, RN, CPH, FAAN, Associate Professor

Bradi B. Granger, PhD, MSN, RN, FAAN, Professor

Vincent Guilamo-Ramos, PhD, MPH, LCSW, RN, ANP-BC, PMHNP-BC, AAHIVS, FAAN, Dean

Ann Michelle Hartman, DNP, RN, NP, Assistant Professor

Cristina C. Hendrix, DNS, GNP-BC, FNP, FAAN, Associate Professor

Rémi M. Hueckel, DNP, CPNP-AC, CHSE, FAANP, Associate Professor

Stephanie Ibemere, PhD, RN, Assistant Professor

Ragan Johnson, DNP, MSN, APRN-BC, Associate Professor

Elaine D. Kauschinger, PhD, ARNP, FNP-BC, Assistant Professor

Mariam Kayle, PhD, RN, CCNS, Assistant Professor

Maryellen Kelly, DNP, CPNP, MHSc, Assistant Professor

Brandon Knettel, PhD, Assistant Professor 

Mitchell R. Knisely, PhD, RN-BC, ACNS-BC, PMGT-BC Associate Professor

Amie Koch, DNP, FNP-C, RN, ACHPN, Associate Professor

Kathryn E. Kreider, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, FAANP, Associate Professor

Christina Leonard, APRN, DNP, FNP-C, CNL, Assistant Professor

Allison Lewinski, PhD, MPH, RN, Assistant Professor

Lisa Lewis, EdD, MSN, RN, CNE, Associate Professor

Isaac M. Lipkus, PhD, Professor

Jamison Lord, DNP, MSN, RNC, PMHNP-BC, Assistant Professor

Eleanor S. McConnell, PhD, MSN, RN, GCNS, BC, Associate Professor

Kara McGee, DMS, MSPH, PA-C, AAHIVS, Associate Professor

Jacquelyn M. McMillian-Bohler, PhD, MSN, BSN, CNM, CNE, Assistant Professor

Margory A. Molloy, DNP, RN, CNE, CHSE, Associate Professor

Marta Mulawa, PhD, MHS, Assistant Professor

Desi Newberry, DNP, NNP-BC, Associate Professor

Devon Noonan, PhD, MPH, FNP-BC, Associate Professor

Marilyn H. Oermann, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN, Thelma M. Ingles Professor of Nursing

Tolu O. Oyesanya, PhD, RN, Associate Professor

Blanca Iris Padilla, PhD, FNP-BC, FAANP, Associate Professor

Wei Pan, PhD, Associate Professor

Nicole Petsas Blodgett, PhD, RN, CHSE, Assistant Professor

Tonia Poteat, PhD, MPH, PA-C, Professor

Schenita D. Randolph, PhD, MPH, RN, CNE, Associate Professor

Michael V. Relf, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, AACRN, ANEF, CNE, FAAN, Professor

Karin Reuter-Rice, PhD, CPNP-AC, FCCM, FAAN, Associate Professor

Staci Reynolds, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, CCRN, CNRN, SCRN, CPHQ, Associate Professor

Sharron Rushton, DNP, MSN, MS, RN, CCM, Assistant Professor

Valerie K. Sabol, PhD, MBA, ACNP, GNP, ANEF, FAANP, FAAN, Professor

Ryan J Shaw, PhD, RN, Associate Professor

Susan G. Silva, PhD, Associate Professor

Virginia (Chris) Simmons, DNP, CRNA, CHSE-A, FAANA. FAAN, Professor

Benjamin Smallheer, PhD, RN, ACNP-BC, FNP-BC, CCRN, CNE, Associate Professor

Sophia K. Smith, PhD, MSW, Associate Professor

Allison Stafford, PhD, RN, Assistant Professor

Eleanor L. Stevenson, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor

Jessica Szydlowski Pitman, DNP, CRNA, MSN, ACNP, Assistant Professor

Paula Tanabe, PhD, MSN, MPH, RN, FAEN, FAAN, Laurel Chadwick Professor of Nursing

Malinda Teague, DNP, RN, CPNP-AC/PC, Assistant Professor

Carolina Tennyson, DNP, ACNP-BC, AACC, CHSE Assistant Professor

Deirdre K. Thornlow, PhD, RN, CPHQ, Associate Professor

Kathryn J. Trotter, DNP, CNM, FNP-C, CHSE, FAANP, FAAN, Associate Professor

Barbara S. Turner, PhD, RN, FAAN, Elizabeth P. Hanes Professor of Nursing

Kathleen M. Turner, DNP, RN, Associate Professor

Julee Waldrop, DNP, PNP, FAANP, FAAN, Professor

Julia K. Walker, PhD, Professor

AnnMarie L. Walton, PhD, RN, MPH, OCN, CHES, FAAN, Associate Professor

Michelle Webb, DNP, RN, CHPCA, Assistant Professor

Hanzhang Xu, PhD, RN, Assistant Professor

Qing Yang, PhD, Associate Professor

Tracey L. Yap, PhD, RN, CNE, WCC, FGSA, FAAN, Professor

Michael E. Zychowicz, DNP, ANP, ONP, FAAN, FAANP, Professor

Other Faculty Appointments

Dean Emeritus: Mary T. Champagne, PhD, RN, FAAN; Ruby L. Wilson, EdD, MSN, RN, FAAN

Professor Emeritus of Nursing: Ruth A. Anderson, PhD, RN, FAAN; Mary T. Champagne, PhD, RN, FAAN; Linda Lindsey Davis, PhD, RN, FAAN; Catherine L Gilliss, PhD, RN, FAAN; Marilyn Hockenberry, PhD, RN, PNP-BC, FAAN; Janice Humphreys, PhD, RN, FAAN; Brenda Marion Nevidjon, MSN, RN, FAAN; Katherine Pereira, DNP, RN, FNP, ADM-BC, FAAN, FAANP, Dorothy Lewis Powell, EdD, RN, FAAN; Theresa M. Valiga, EdD, RN, CNE, ANEF, FAAN

Associate Professor Emeritus of Nursing: Kirsten Corazzini, PhD; Susan Denman, PhD, RN, FNP-BC; Judith C. Hays, PhD, RN; Constance Margaret Johnson, PhD, MS, RN, FAAN; Ada Most, EdD, RN; Jerri Moser Oehler, PhD, FNP; Beth Phillips, PhD, RN, CNE, CHSE; Marva L. Mizell Price, DrPH, RN, FNP, FAANP, FAAN; Susan Schneider, PhD, RN, AOCN, ACNS-BC, FAAN; Nancy Short, RN, MBA, DrPH; Queen Utley-Smith, EdD, RN, CNE, ANEF

Assistant Professor Emeritus of Nursing: Penny Lynette Stout, DNP, FNP-BC, CCRN; Donna W. Hewitt, MN, BS; Marcia S. Lorimer, MSN, RN, CPNP-PC; Ruth M. Ouimette, MSN, RN, ANP; George Turner, III, MA, RPh