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Faculty and Staff

Faculty

  • Michael Cox

    Dean of Health Sciences | Director of Nursing

    Contact

    Phone Number: 903.463.8688
    Office Location: Health Science
    HS-131

    Education

    • DNP, Doctorate of Nursing Practice, May 2020, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama
    • MSN, Masters of Nursing, December 2016, The University of Texas at Tyler, Tyler, Texas
    • MHA, Masters of Health Administration, August 2001, Baylor University, Waco, Texas
    • BSN, Nursing, May 1993, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas
    • BS, Bio-Medical Science, May 1987, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas

    Clinical Background

    • Registered Nurse (PRN)
    • Director of Surgical Services
    • Director of Nursing and Director of Specialty Care Nursing
    • Director of Perioperative Nursing

  • Alice McEachern

    Alice McEachern

    Program Coordinator, RN-BSN Program

    Contact

    Phone Number: 903-415-2527
    Office Location: Health Sciences
    137

    Education

    • Doctor of Nursing Practice - Nursing Education Leadership - American Sentinel University - Denver, CO
    • Master of Science in Nursing Education - University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK
    • Bachelors of Science in Nursing - East Central University - Ada, OK

    Clinical Experience

    • Medical Surgical
    • Home Health

  • Michael Anders

    Michael Anders

    Nursing Professor

    Contact

    Phone Number: 903-463-8683
    Office Location: Health Sciences
    HS-105

    Education

    • Doctor of Nurse Practice - Nursing Education and Leadership American Sentinel University, Aurora, Colorado
    • Masters of Science in Nursing - University of Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona
    • Associate Degree Nursing - Grayson College, Denison, Texas
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration Business Administration/Economics - Austin College, Sherman, Texas

    Clinical Background:

    • Emergency Medicine/Trauma
    • ICU
    • Dialysis
    • Education

  • Stacy Anders

    Stacy Anders

    Associate Degree Nursing Professor

    Contact

    Phone Number: 903-415-2576
    Office Location: Health Science
    HS-125

    Education

    • MSN

    Clinical Background

    • Emergency Room
    • Pediatric
    • Adult Home Health
    • ICU

  • Cynthia Bain

    Cynthia Bain

    Nursing Professor

    Contact

    Phone Number: 903-465-8619

    Education

    • MSN Walden University, Education 2010
    • BSN University of Texas at Tyler 1989
    • ADN Central Texas College 1981

    Clinical Background

    • ICU
    • ER
    • Med/Surg
    • Long-Term Skilled Care

  • Kelli Bowen

    Kelli Bowen

    Associate Degree Nursing Professor

    Contact

    Phone Number: 903-415-2550
    Office Location: Health Sciences
    HS-109

    Education

    • ADN, Grayson College
    • BSN, University of Texas Arlington
    • DNP, Samford University

    Clinical Background

    • Medical-Surgical
    • Gerontology
    • School Nursing

  • Courtney Clement

    Courtney Clement

    Associate Degree Nursing Professor

    Contact

    Phone Number: 903-415-2564
    Office Location: Health Science
    HS-123

    Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Biology- Abilene Christian University
    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing- East Central University
    • Masters of Science in Nursing- University of Texas

    Clinical Background:

    • Medical-Surgical

  • Erin Conklin

    Erin Conklin

    Associate Degree Nursing Professor

    Contact

    Phone Number: 903-15-2511
    Office Location: Health Science
    127

    Education

    • Masters of Science in Nursing Education
    • Bachelors of Science in Nursing

    Clinical Background

    Neonatal Nursing Manager, Neonatal Program Director, Newborn Nursery RN and Charge Nurse, Neonatal ICU RN, Charge Nurse, Clinical Coach

  • Allison Collins

    Allison Collins

    Nursing Professor

    Contact

    Phone Number: 903-463-8678
    Office Location: Health Science Building
    HS-110

    Education

    • Associate in Applied Science
    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
    • Master of Science in Nursing Education
    • Doctorate of Education in Instructional Leadership in Nursing Education

    Clinical Background

    Medical-Surgical Nursing, Public Health, Step-down and Cardiac Care, Home Health, and Psychiatric

  • Jacqueline Cross

    Associate Degree Nursing Professor

    Contact

    Phone Number: 903-415-2627
    Office Location: Health Science
    HS-117

    Education

    • MSN

    Clinical Background:

    ICU

  • Rondie Escamilla

    Rondie Escamilla

    Associate Degree Nursing Professor

    Contact

    Phone Number: 903-415-2554
    Office Location: Health Science Building
    106

    Education

    • ADN
    • BSN
    • MSN

    Clinical Background:

    Cardiology, Medical-Surgical

  • Hannah Holt

    Hannah Holt

    Associate Degree Nursing Professor

    Contact

    Phone Number: 903-415-2560
    Office Location: Health Science
    115

    Education

    • MSN
    • BSN

    Clinical Background:

    RN (PRN) in the Post Anesthesia Care Unit, ICU Charge Nurse

  • Brooke Jones

    Brooke Jones

    Associate Degree Nursing Professor

    Contact

    Phone Number: 903-463-8680
    Office Location: Health Science
    HS-120

    Education

    • ADN
    • BSN
    • MSN

    Clinical Background

    Medical-Surgical, Perioperative, ICU, & Emergency Room

  • Christy Kendrick

    Christy Kendrick

    Associate Degree Nursing Professor

    Contact

    Phone Number: 903-463-8643
    Office Location: Health Sciences
    HS-122

    Education

    • Associate Degree, Nursing, 1999, North Central Texas College
    • Bachelor of Science, Nursing, 2001, University of Texas Arlington
    • Master of Science, Nursing, 2017, University of Phoenix

    Clinical Background

    Obstetrics, Newborn, and Women's Health

  • Josephine LoCoco

    Josephine LoCoco

    Retention and Remediation Coordinator

    Contact

    Phone Number: 903.463.8611
    Office Location: Health Sciences
    A101

    Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Nursing, 199, California State University - San Bernadino
    • Master of Science, Nursing Education, 2013, Texas Women's University

    Clinical Background

    Medical-Surgical, Pediatrics

  • Dinah Peters

    Dinah Peters

    Clinical Assistant and Associate Degree Nursing Professor

    Contact

    Phone Number: 903-463-8763
    Office Location: Health Science
    HS-124

    Education

    • BBA, Computer Information Systems, University of North Texas, 1982
    • AAS: Nursing, Grayson College, 2006
    • BSN: Nursing, University of Texas at Arlington, 2011
    • MSN: Nursing Administration, University of Texas at Arlington, 2013

    Clinical Background

    Medical-Surgical, Cardiac, Renal, Oncology, ICU

  • Marty Richardson

    Marty Richardson

    Associate Degree Nursing Professor

    Contact

    Phone Number: 903-463-8767
    Office Location: Health Sciences
    HS121

    Education

    • ADN-Grayson College
    • BS-Texas Woman’s University
    • BSN-Texas Woman’s University
    • MSN - Texas Woman’s University

    Clinical Background

    Emergency Room, Cardiology, Hospice Administration, and Medical-Surgical

  • Sondra Ringler

    Sondra Ringler

    Associate Degree Nursing Professor

    Contact

    Phone Number: 903-463-8796
    Office Location: Health Science
    HS-128

    Education

    • DNP – Educational Leadership

    Clinical Background

    Adult Medical-Surgical, Critical Care, Progressive Care

  • Robert Savage

    Robert Savage

    Clinical Assistant and Associate Degree Nursing Professor

    Contact

    Phone Number: 903-415-2575
    Office Location: Health Sciences
    HS-113

    Education

    • BSN
    • MSN

    Clinical Background

    Adult Acute and Critical Care, 25 years US Army Nurse Corps

  • Vonda Skjolsvik

    Vonda Skjolsvik

    Associate Degree Nursing Professor

    Contact

    Phone Number: 903-415-2609
    Office Location: Health Science
    Health Science Building, Office HS116

    Education

    • BSN
    • MSN
    • DNP

    Clinical background:

    15 years in ICU and 10 years in Emergency Department

  • Lorinda Wall

    Lorinda Wall

    Health Science Learning Lab Coordinator

    Contact

    Phone Number: 903-463-8672
    Office Location: Health Science
    HS-Lab

    Education

    • ADN
    • BSN

    Clinical Background

    Home Care, G.I., Pre-Liver Transplant, Medicine Overflow

  • Johnathan Warner

    Johnathan Warner

    Associate Degree Nursing Professor

    Contact

    Phone Number: 903-415-2568
    Office Location: Health Science
    A108

    Education

    • Masters of Science of Nursing (candidate) – WGU – Estimated Graduation Fall 209
    • Bachelors of Science of Nursing – WGU

    Clinical Background

    ICU

  • Shelly Wright

    Shelly Wright

    Associate Degree Nursing Professor

    Contact

    Phone Number: 903-415-2553
    Office Location: Health Sciences
    HS107

    Education

    • ADN Grayson Nursing
    • BS Chemistry
    • BS Nursing
    • Master of Science

    Clinical Background

    Medical-Surgical, ICU, Home Health

Staff

  • Alivia Martin

    Alivia Martin

    Health Science Success Coach

    Contact

    Phone Number: 903-415-2623
    Office Location: Student Affairs Building, Advising Office
  • Jennifer Hill

    Jennifer Hill

    Administrative Assistant to Health Science Advising/Admissions Specialists

    Contact

    Phone Number: 903-415-2520
    Office Location: Health Science
    HS317
  • Chantal Zalewski

    Health Science Admissions Specialist

    Contact

    Phone Number: 903.415.2643
    Office Location: Health Science Building
    317

    Education

    • BS - Criminal Justice
    • AS - Health Sciences