Dallas Center Faculty

Annie Abraham

Abraham, Annie, RN, MSN, FNP-BC
Assistant Clinical Professor
Room 7125
aabraham6@twu.edu
214-689-6533

Education: BSN, SNDT Womans University; MS, The University of Texas at Arlington 
Primary Teaching Area: Graduate: Family Nurse Practitioner Program, Advanced Practice Nursing Seminar, and Advanced Assessment
Area of Expertise: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Diabetes, Pain

Carol Arnold

Arnold, Carol, PhD, RN, LCCE
Associate Professor
Room 7128
carnold@twu.edu
214-689-6537

Education: BS, Texas Woman’s University; MS, Texas Woman’s University; PhD, Texas Woman’s University
Primary Teaching Area: Undergraduate and Graduate: Women’s Health, Health Promotion
Area of Expertise: American Indian/Alaska Native Maternal-Child Health, Centering Pregnancy

Catherine Bailey

Bailey, Catherine, PhD, RN, CNE
Associate Professor
Room 7125
cbailey2@twu.edu
214-689-6571

Education: BS, Texas Womans University; MS, Texas Womans University; PhD, Texas Womans University
Primary Teaching Area: Undergraduate: Adult Competencies, Research and Quality Improvement in Nursing, Professional Projects
Area of Expertise: High Fidelity Simulation, Nursing Education, Adult Health

Cynthia Bain

Bain, Cynthia, MSN, RN, CNE
Assistant Clinical Professor
Room 7617
cbain@twu.edu 
214-689-6555

Education: ADN, Central Texas College - Killeen; BSN, University of Texas at Tyler; MSN, Walden University
Primary Teaching Area: Undergraduate: Concepts, Leadership and Management
Area of Expertise: Cultural Diversity, Gerontology, Spirituality, Simulation

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Boruff, Rebecca, MS, RN
Visiting Assistant Clinical Professor
Room 7815
rboruff@twu.edu

Education: BS, Texas Womans University; MS, Texas Womans University
Primary Teaching Area: Undergraduate Concepts and Assessment
Area of Expertise: Womens Health and Simulation

Gloria Byrd

Byrd, Gloria, PhD, RN
Associate Professor
Room 7808
gbyrd@twu.edu 
214-689-6650

Education: BS, University of Texas - Galveston; MS, Texas Womans University; PhD, Texas A&M University
Primary Teaching Area: Undergraduate: Nursing Leadership and Management Experience, Practicum

Susan Chaney

Chaney, Susan, EdD, RN, FNP-C, FAANP
Professor, Coordinator of the Graduate Education Program
Room 7201
schaney@twu.edu,
214-689-6551

Education: BS, Incarnate Word; MS, Texas Womans University; Post MS Family Nurse Practitioner, University of Texas - Arlington; EdD, University of Houston
Primary Teaching Area: Graduate, Doctoral: DNP Practicum and Capstone courses
Area of Expertise: Smoking Cessation, Domestic Violence and Weekend Nursing Programs

Ho Soon Michelle Cho

Cho, Ho Soon Michelle, PhD, RN
Professor
Room 7213
hcho@twu.edu
214-689-6532

Education: BS, Texas Womans University; MS, Texas Womans University; PhD, Texas Womans University
Primary Teaching Area: Undergraduate and Graduate: Critical Competency Integration Nursing, Theoretical Foundations of Nursing Practice
Area of Expertise: Nursing History and Breast Cancer

Cory D. Church

Church, Cory D., PhD, RN-BC
Assistant Clinical Professor, VANAP Program Director
Room 7604
cchurch@twu.edu
214-689-6611

Education: AASN, Angelo State University; BSN, Angelo State University; MSN, Angelo State University; PhD, University of Texas at Tyler
Primary Teaching Area: Undergraduate: Critical Competency Integration
Area of Expertise: Newly Licensed RNs, Transition to Practice, Nurse Residency Programs and Outcomes, Nursing Workforce Issues, Leadership and Management

Sharon Denham

Denham, Sharon, PhD, RN, CNE
Professor, Houston J. & Florence A. Doswell Endowed Chair in Nursing for Teaching Excellence
Room 7124
sdenham@twu.edu
214-689-6515

Education: ADN, Shawnee State University; BSN, Ohio University; MSN, Bellarmine University; PhD, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Primary Teaching Area: Faculty Academic and Professional Development, Veteran Families
Area of Expertise: Type 2 Diabetes Prevention, Chronic Disease Management, Family Health

Linda Denke

Denke, Linda, PhD, RN, CCRC
Assistant Clinical Professor
Room 7118
ldenke@twu.edu 
214-689-6670

Education: BSN, Arizona State University; MSN, University of Texas at Arlington SON; PhD, University of Texas at Arlington SON
Primary Teaching Area: Undergraduate: Mental Health Competencies and Medical Surgical Nursing
Area of Expertise: Depression, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Congestive Heart Failure, Pain

Allison Dittmar

Dittmar, Allison, MS, RN
Assistant Clinical Professor
Room 7610
adittmar@twu.edu
214-689-6554

Education: BSN, University of Texas at Austin; MSN, Texas Womans University
Primary Teaching Area: Undergraduate: Womens Health and Family Role Competencies
Area of Expertise: Promoting Wellness in the Aging Family

Joyce Ennis

Ennis, Joyce, PhD, RN, APNP-BC, CNE
Assistant Clinical Professor
Room 7612; jennis@twu.edu; 214-689-6608

Education: BSN & MSN, Marquette University; Post MSN, Ball State University; PhD, University of Phoenix
Primary Teaching Area: Undergraduate, Adult Health Competencies, Critical Competency Integration, Promotion of Wellness in the Aging Family
Area of Expertise: Chronic Illness, Health Promotion, Nursing Education

Carissa Enright

Enright, Carissa, MSN, RN, PMHNP BC
Associate Clinical Professor
Room 7810
cenright@twu.edu
214-689-6572

Education: BSN, Duke University; MSN, Boston University; Post MSN, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, University of Texas - Arlington
Primary Teaching Area: Undergraduate: Nursing Care of Groups, Mental Health Nursing Competencies
Area of Expertise: Eating Disorders

Niki Diana Fogg

Fogg, Niki Diana, MSN, RN, CPN
Assistant Clinical Professor
Room 7609
nfogg@twu.edu
214-689-6618

Education: BSN, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston; MS, Texas Woman's University
Primary Teaching Area: Undergraduate: Child Health Competencies
Area of Expertise: Best Practices in Simulation, Developing Clinical Reasoning Skills through Simulation

Neil H. Fried

Fried, Neil H., MS, RN
Assistant Clinical Professor
Room 7824
nfried@twu.edu
214-689-6578

Education: BS, Florida State University; MS, University of Alabama - Birmingham
Primary Teaching Area: Undergraduate: Adult Health Competencies and Nursing Assessment across the Life Span

Laurie Galatas

Galatas, Laurie, MS, RN
Associate Clinical Professor
Room 7814
lgalatas@twu.edu
214-689-6529

Education: BSN, Louisiana State University; MN, Louisiana State University
Primary Teaching Area: Undergraduate: Mental Health Competencies
Area of Expertise: Death, Dying, Grief, Bereavement, Recovery from Trauma/Complex Trauma, Therapeutic Relationships and Communication, Use of Simulation to Teach Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

Lynette Grange-Maasoumi

Grange-Maasoumi, Lynette, RN, MSN
Assistant Clinical Professor
Room 7616
lgrangemaasoumi@twu.edu
214-689-6535

Education: ASN, Pacific Union College; BSN, Pacific Union College; MSN, University of Southern California
Primary Teaching Areas: Woman & Infant Health, Faculty Advisor for WHSAA (TWU Student OB Organization), and Health Assessment Across Lifespan
Area of Expertise: Woman and Infant topics, Gluten Sensitivity and Affects in Pregnancy, and Health Assessment

Barbara Gray

Gray, Barbara, PhD, RN, CPNP
Associate Professor
Room 7207
bgray@twu.edu
214-689-6544

Education: BSN, Harding University - Arkansas; MSN, University of Texas - Arlington; PhD, Texas Womans University
Primary Teaching Area: Graduate: Masters and Doctoral- Child Health, Practicum and DNP project courses
Area of Expertise: Child Health, Child Development

Sheila M. Haley

Haley, Sheila M., PhD, RN, CPNP
Assistant Clinical Professor
Room 7811
shaley@twu.edu 214-689-6725

Education: BSN, Chicago State University; MSN, University of Phoenix; PhD, Hampton University
Primary Teaching Area: Undergraduate: Community Health, Aging, Palliative Care
Area of Expertise: Colorectal cancer in African American Women

Jennifer Hestand

Hestand, Jennifer, MS, RN, CRNA
Assistant Clinical Professor
Room 7609
jhestand@twu.edu
214-689-6788

Education: BSN, University of Texas at Arlington; MS, Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia
Primary Teaching Area: Undergraduate: Adult Health Competencies
Area of Expertise: Nursing Education, Learning Styles

Allison Huffman

Huffman, Allison, DNP, RN, FNP-C
Assistant Professor 
Room 7214
ahuffman@twu.edu
214-689-6527

Education: BS, Texas A&M University; BS, Texas Woman’s University; MS, Texas Woman’s University; DNP, Saint John Fisher College
Primary Teaching Area: Graduate: Doctoral – Family Health Nursing program, Advanced Assessment and DNP Practicum
Area of Expertise: Immigrant and Global Health

Rosemarie Jaekel

Jaekel, Rosemarie, PhD, RN, FNP-BC 
Assistant Clinical Professor
Room 7822
rjaekel1@twu.edu
214-689-6577

Education: BSN, University of Colorado - Boulder; MSN, University of Colorado - Boulder; FNP, University of California - Los Angeles;      PhD, Texas Womans University
Primary Teaching Area: Undergraduate: Community Health Competencies, Care of Aging Families
Area of Expertise: Genetics, Primarily Epigenetics

Ann Johnson

Johnson, AnnPhD, RN, CPNP
Associate Clinical Professor
Room 7117
ajohnson38@twu.edu
214-689-6605

Education: BSN, University of Alabama School of Nursing; MSN, Houston Baptist University
Primary Teaching Area: Advanced Practicum Nursing Role, Child Health Nursing, Nurse Preceptorship
Area of Expertise: Cancer Related Fatigue in Childhood, Sleep and Stress in Childhood Cancer, Medically Underserved Childhood Cancer Survivors

Catherine Jones

Jones, Catherine, PhD, RN, ANP-C
Assistant Professor
Room 7104
cjones29@twu.edu
214-689-6541

Education: BSN, University of Texas in Houston; MSN, University of Colorado; PhD in Nursing, University of Texas at Arlington
Primary Teaching Area: Graduate, Adult-Gerontology, Advanced Assessment & Differential Diagnosis
Area of Expertise: Adult Pulmonary and Lung Function Testing

Stephanie Kessler

Kessler, Stephanie, MSN, RN, CNE
Assistant Clinical Professor
Room 7815
skessler@twu.edu
214-689-6607

Education: BSN, Widener University; MSN, University of Southern Maine
Primary Teaching Area: Undergraduate Program: Adult Health
Area of Expertise: Using Cultural Simulation to Bridge the Gap from Classroom to the Bedside, Underserved Populations

Michelle KImzey

Kimzey, Michelle, PhD, RN
Assistant Clinical Professor
Room 7821
mkimzey@twu.edu
214-689- 6706

Education: BS, Baylor University; MS, Texas Womans University
Primary Teaching Area: Adult Health, Aging
Area of Expertise: Geriatrics, Alzheimers Disease

Kathryn Kremer

Kremer, Kathryn, MSN, RN, FNP-C
Associate Clinical Professor
Room 7215
kkremer@twu.edu
214-689-6573

Education: BS, Texas Womans University; MSN, University of Texas at Arlington; FNP, Texas Womans University
Primary Teaching Area: Graduate: Family Nursing Practice Clinical Track
Research Interests: Diabetes, Especially in Low Income and Uninsured Populations

Laura Kubin

Kubin, Laura, PhD, RN, CPN, CHES
Associate Professor
Room 7615
lkubin@twu.edu
214-689-6647

Education: BSN, Baylor University; MS, Texas Womans University, PhD, Texas Womans University
Primary Teaching Area: Undergraduate: Child Health
Research Interests: Simulation, Teaching Methodologies

Dionne Magner

Magner, DionneMS, RN
Assistant Clinical Professor
Room 7817
dmagner@twu.edu 
214-689-6570

Education: BSN, Louisiana State University Medical Center; MS, Texas Womans University
Primary Teaching Area: Undergraduate: Concepts
Area of Expertise: Womens Health, Veteran Health, Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

Jennifer Milligan

Milligan, Jennifer, MS, RN, CCRN
Assistant Clinical Professor
Room 7826
214-689-6704
jmilligan@twu.edu

Education: BA, Texas A&M University; BS, Texas Woman’s University; MS, Texas Woman’s University
Primary Teaching Area: Undergraduate: Adult Health Competencies
Research Interests: Simulation, Nurse Driven Protocols

Kristine Morris

Morris, Kristine, MS, RN, CNE
Associate Clinical Professor, Interim Director of Undergraduate Education
Room 7612
214-689-6576
kmorris1@twu.edu

Education: BSN, Harding University; MS, Texas Woman's University
Primary Teaching Area: Undergraduate: High Acuity Nursing, Critical Competency Integration
Research Interests: Best Practices for Teaching, Student Success, NCLEX Readiness

Debby Nolan

Nolan, Debby, MSN, RN, CNE
Assistant Clinical Professor
Room 7806
214-689-6526
dnolan@twu.edu

Education: BSN, Texas Woman's University; MSN, Texas Woman's University
Primary Teaching Areas:
Undergraduate: Assessment Across the Lifespan
Research Interests: Student Mentoring

Charli Lois Oquin

Oquin, Charli Lois, DNP, APRN-BC, PNP, SNP-BC, NCSN, NE-BC
Clinical Professor, Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program Coordinator
Room 7205
124-689-6568
coquin@twu.edu

Education: BSN, University of Texas - Arlington; MS, Texas Woman's University; PNP, University of Texas at Arlington; SNP, Dallas Independent School District - School Nurse Practitioner Program; PhD, (abd) Capella University; DNP, Texas Christian University 
Primary Teaching Area: Doctoral: Ethical Dimensions of Nursing, Policy, Power and Politics, Philosophy of Nursing Science, and Professional DNP Capstone
Research Interests: Adolescent Pregnancy, Population Health, Doctor of Nursing Practice Role Development

Margaret Peters

Peters, Margaret, MS, RN
Assistant Professor
Room 7506
214-689-6521
mpeters@twu.edu

Education: BSN, Texas Woman's University; MSN, Texas Woman's University
Primary Teaching Area: Undergraduate: Critical Competency Integration, Transition to Baccalaureate Nursing 
Research Interest: Diabetes Education

Graciela Salinas

Salinas, Graciela, MS, RN, CNE
Assistant Clinical Professor
Room 7619
214-689-6606
gsalinas1@twu.edu

Education: BSN, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon; MS, Texas Woman's University
Primary Teaching Area: Undergraduate: Critical Competencies Integration
Research Interests: Internationally Educated Nurses Performance in Standard Testing. Transitioning International Nurses (US or Foreign Educated) into Professional Nursing Practice

Nola Schrum

Schrum, Nola,  MSN, BSN, ACLS, CCRN, RN
Assistant Clinical Professor
Room 7502
214-689-6574
nschrum@twu.edu

Education: LVN, Colby Community Jr. College - Kansas; ADN, Maricopa Community College - Phoenix; BSN, University of Texas - Arlington; MSN, Texas Woman's University
Primary Teaching Area: Undergraduate: Adult Health, Clinical Concepts and Competencies
Research Interests: Global and Mission Nursing, Critical Care

Susan Sheriff

Sheriff, Susan, PhD, RN
Professor, Director of Graduate Education
Room 7203
214-689-6522
ssheriff@twu.edu

Education: BSN, Eastern Mennonite College; MS, Texas Woman's University; PhD, Texas A&M University
Primary Teaching Area: Graduate: Nursing Education
Research Interests: Smoking Cessation

Mari Tietze

Tietze, Mari, RN-BC in Nursing Informatics
Professor
Room 7112
214-689-6792
mtietze@twu.edu

Education: BSN, Washburn University; MSN, University of Kansas - Kansas City; PhD, Texas Woman's University
Primary Teaching Area: Graduate: Research and Quality Improvement in Nursing, Introduction into Clinical Investigation in Nursing, Telehealth and Remote Monitoring in Post-Acute Care
Research Interests: Use of Information Technology to Advance Population Health

Michele Trinka

Trinka, Michele, MSN, RN, CCRN, PCCN
Assistant Clinical Professor, VANAP Coordinator
Room 7828
214-689-5467
mtrinka@twu.edu

Education: ADN, Triton College, River Grove, IL; BSN, Texas Tech University; MSN, University of Texas at Tyler
Primary Teaching Area: Undergraduate: Child Health Competencies
Research Interests: Best Practices in Simulation, Developing Clinical Reasoning Skills Through Simulation, Pediatric Critical Care

Shopha Tserotas

Tserotas, Shopha, MS, RN
Assistant Clinical Professor, Co-Coordinator Weekend/Evening Program
Room 7602
214-689-6623
stserotas@twu.edu

Education: BSN, Grand View University, Des Moines, IA; MSN, Texas Woman's University
Primary Teaching Area: Undergraduate: Adult Health Competencies
Research Interests: Nursing Education, Learning Styles

Sharon L. Van Sell

Van Sell, Sharon L., EdD, RN, PAHM
Professor
Room 7209
214-689-6713
svansell@twu.edu

Education: BSN, Murray State University; MEd, Memphis State University; MS University of Colorado; EdD, University of Denver
Primary Teaching Area: Graduate: Theoretical Foundations of Nursing Practice
Research Interests: Biomedical computing with Nurmetrics and computational Nursing, Integration of virtual and high fidelity simulators into transprofessional practice, Foundational Leadership knowledge for domestic and international nurses, Complexity Integration Nursing Theory

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Villaneuva, Christina, MSN, RN, CPN
Assistant Clinical Professor, VANAP
Room 7811
214-689-7811
cvillanueva2@twu.edu

Education: BSN, Stephen F. Austin; MSN, Walden University
Primary Teaching Area: Undergraduate: Mental Health and Child Health
Research Interests: Mental Health in Pediatric Patients, Attitudes Toward Mental Illness

Jeffrey Williams

Williams, Jeffrey, DNP, RN, CCRN, CCNS
Assistant Clinical Professor
Room 7504
214-689-6545
jwilliams57@twu.edu

Education: BS, Sam Houston State University; BSN, University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston; MSN, University of Texas Health Science Center-San Antonio; DNP, Texas Christian University
Primary Teaching Area: Undergraduate: Concepts and Clinical Competencies, Clinical Competency Integration
Research Interests: Fall Prevention in the Older Adult Population

Cecilia Elaine Wilson

Wilson, Cecilia Elaine
Associate Clinical Professor
Room 7820
214-689-6531
cwilson@twu.edu

Education: BS, Texas Woman's University; MS, Texas Woman's University; PhD, Capella University
Primary Teaching Area: Undergraduate: Child Health and Online RN Program
Research Interests: Nursing Education in Child Health

Jennifer Ensign Wilson

Wilson, Jennifer Ensign,  PhD, RN, CPN
Coordinator of the Nursing Honors Program
Room 7616
214-689-6528
jwilson4@twu.edu

Education: BSN, University of Maryland; MSN, George Mason University
Primary Teaching Area:
Undergraduate: Child Health Competencies
Research Interests: Children’s Perceptions of Nursing Honors Programs

Stephanie Woods

Woods, Stephanie, PhD, RN
Associate Dean
Room 7512
214-689-6512
swoods2@twu.edu

Education: BS, Texas Woman's University; MSN, University of Texas Health Science Center – San Antonio; PhD, University of Texas Austin School of Nursing
Primary Teaching Area: Undergraduate: Electives in EKG Interpretation and Telehealth
Research Interests: Organizational Culture, Innovations in Education, Electrocardiography

Mary Grace Yousef

Yousef, Mary Grace, BS, MS
Assistant Clinical Professor
Room 7823
214-689-6570
myousef@twu.edu

Education: BS, Texas Woman's University; MS, Texas Woman's University
Primary Teaching Area: Undergraduate: Adult Health I Competencies
Research Interests: Development of Clinical Faculty, Simulation, and Teaching Strategies