Denton Campus Faculty

Suzanne Ackers

Ackers, Suzanne, RN, MS
Assistant Clinical Professor
ASB 122
sackers@twu.edu
940-898-2412

Education: BSN, Abilene Christian University; MS, Texas Woman’s University
Primary Teaching Area: Research and Introduction to Baccalaureate Nursing undergraduate courses

Julie Brinzo

Brinzo, Julie, DNP, APRN, MS, MBA, FNP-C
Assistant Clinical Professor
ASB 129
jbrinzo@twu.edu 
940-898-2426

Education: BSN, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center; MBA, Wayland Baptist University; MS, Texas Woman’s University
Primary Teaching Area: Family Nurse Practitioner clinical courses
Area of Expertise: Women’s Health, Spine Health, Healthy Lifestyle

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Brogan, Maureen, RN, MS, FNP-BC, WHNP-BC
Assistant Clinical Professor
ASB 116
mbrogan@twu.edu 
940-898-2988

Education: BSN, Southern Illinois University; MS, Texas Womans University
Primary Teaching Area: Family Nurse Practitioner clinical courses, Undergraduate transitions, Certified (ANCC, NCC) as a Family Nurse Practitioner and Women's Health Nurse Practitioner
Area of Expertise: Womens Health Care

Rachelle Campbell

Campbell, Rachelle, RN, MSN, FNP-C
Clinical Instructor
ASB 129
rcampbell2@twu.edu 
940-898-2426

Education: BS, University of Texas - Arlington; MS, Texas Womans University
Primary Teaching Area: Family Nurse Practitioner clinical courses, High Acuity undergraduate course

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Comer, LouiseRN, MS, CNE
Visiting Clinical Instructor
ASB 121
lcomer@twu.edu
940-898-2430

Education: BSN, University of Texas at Austin; MS, Texas Womans University
Primary Teaching Area: RN-BS program
Area of Expertise: Womans Health, Public Health Nursing, Nursing Education

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Cottrell, Damon B.DNP, RN, NP-C, CCNS, ACNS-BC, CEN
Assistant Dean, Clinical Professor
ASB 216N 
dcottrell@twu.edu (940) 898-2421

Education: BS, Texas Womans University; MS, Texas Womans University; DNP, Robert Morris University; Post-Master's Certificate, Indiana State University, Diploma, Baptist Memorial Hospital System School of Nursing
Primary Teaching Area: Graduate: Family Nursing Practice
Area of Expertise: Urgent Care, Men’s Health, Professional Aspects of Advanced Practice, Clinical Leadership, Mentoring

Patti Hamilton

Hamilton, Patti, RN, PhD
Professor Emeritus
ASB 115
phamilton@twu.edu 
940-898-2401

Education: BSN, Texas Woman’s University; MSN, Texas Woman’s University; PhD, Texas Woman’s University
Primary Teaching Area: Research Methods at all levels
Area of Expertise: Off-peak nurse work environments, rationed/omitted care, complexity science

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Hannah, Faheema, RN, MSN, FNP-C
Adjunct Clinical Instructor
fcrear@mail.twu.edu

Education: BS, Texas Womans University; MS, Texas Womans University
Primary Teaching Area: Family Nurse Practitioner clinical courses

Anita Hufft

Hufft, AnitaPhD, RN
Dean and Professor
ASB 216
940-898-2401
ahufft@twu.edu

Education: BSN, University of Maryland; MN, Louisiana State University; PhD, Texas Woman's University

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Keele, Rebecca, PhD, PHCNS-BC
Professor
ASB 124
rkeele@twu.edu 
940-898-2456

Mikyoung Lee

Lee, Mikyoung, PhD, RN
Associate Professor
ASB 126 
MikyoungLee@twu.edu
940-898-2424

Education: BSN, Kyungpook National University, South Korea; MSN, Kyungpook National University, South Korea; PhD, University of Iowa; Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of Iowa; Graduate Certificate in Nursing Informatics, University of Iowa
Primary Teaching Area: Doctoral Programs
Area of Expertise: Nursing administration and Nursing informatics, including Nursing effectiveness research, Nursing information systems, Standardized nursing terminologies (SNTs), Workload measurements, Nursing quality measurements, Evidence-based practices, Hand-off, Personal health record, Consumer health informatics

Fuquin Liu

Liu, Fuqin, PhD, RN
Associate Professor
ASB 118
fliu@twu.edu,
940-898-2420

Education: BSN, Adventist University of the Philippines; MS, Loma Linda University; PhD, University of Washington
Primary Teaching Area: Masters Core Courses and PhD Courses
Area of Expertise: Preconception Health and Care, Fertility Control, Intimate Partner Violence, Pregnancy Outcomes

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Mancuso, Peggy, PhD, CNM, RN
Professor, Associate Dean for Research
216E
pmancuso@twu.edu
940-898-2425

Education: BSN, Tulsa University; MSN, University of Texas - Arlington; PhD, Texas Womans University; Post PhD, Parkland School of Nurse Midwifery
Primary Teaching Area: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP): Outcomes, Practicum, Capstone, Informatics, Individual Studies, Technology-Enhanced Health Promotion
Area of Expertise: Women’s Health, DNP Education, Technology-Enhanced Health Promotion, Inter-Professional Education

Elizabeth Restropo

Restrepo, Elizabeth, RN, PhD
Associate Clinical Professor
ASB 124
erestrepo@twu.edu
940-898-2415

Education: BSN, Old Dominion University - Norfolk, Virginia; MSN, Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia; PhD, Texas Womans University
Primary Teaching Area: Masters and Doctoral Programs
Area of Expertise: Perinatal safety, Cardiovascular disease in women, and Outcomes measurement

Becky Spencer

Spencer, BeckyPhD, MSN, RN, IBCLC
Assistant Professor
ASB 120
bspencer@twu.edu
940-898-2406

Education: BSN, University of Cincinnati; MSN, Research College of Nursing - Kansas City, MO; PhD, University of Kansas
Primary Teaching Area: Masters and Doctoral programs
Area of Expertise: Breastfeeding, Maternal and Child Health, and Health Disparities

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Sauls, DonnaPhD, Adjunct Faculty
Associate Professor Emeritus
dsauls@twu.edu

Education: BSN, West Virginia Wesleyan College; MS, University of North Texas; MS, Texas Womans University; PhD, Texas Womans University
Primary Teaching Area: Masters core courses, and PhD courses
Area of Expertise: Intrapartum care, labor support, Adolescent Childbirth

Jo-Ann Stankus

Stankus, Jo-Ann, PhD
Assistant Professor and Coordinator for the RN-BS/MS 100% online program
ASB 124
stankus@twu.edu
940-898-2434

Education: BSN, University of the Incarnate Word; MSN, University of Texas at Arlington; MA, Texas Womans University; PhD, University of North Texas
Primary Teaching Area: Online RN to BS program
Area of Expertise: Teaching and Design Strategies for Online Education, Student Readiness for University Learning

Thomson, Anne

Thomson, Anne, PhD
Assistant Clinical Professor
ASB 122
athomson@twu.edu
940-898-2438

Education: BSN, University of Kansas; MSN/FNP, University of Texas at Arlington; PhD, Texas Womans University
Primary Teaching Area: Family Nurse Practitioner

Vicki Zeigler

Zeigler, Vicki, RN, PhD, FAHA
Associate Professor
ASB 120
vzeigler@twu.edu
940-898-2433

Education: BSN, Medical University of South Carolina; MSN, Medical University of South Carolina; PhD, Texas Womans University
Primary Teaching Area: Masters and Doctoral Programs
Area of Expertise: Chronic illness in children and adolescents, the psychosocial aspects of caring for children with cardiac rhythm disorders and their families, and the effects of genetic diseases when one or more family members are affected