Jan 28, 2023  
2015-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2015-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

College of Health Sciences



Stephanie Bailey, MD., MS., Interim Dean

Dental Hygiene

Mr. Gary-Lee A. Lewis, R.D.H., Department Chair

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Gary-Lee A. Lewis, R.D.H., Assistant Professor
B.S., 1992, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, AAS, 2000, Tennessee State University; M.Ed., 2006, Tennessee State University

Charla Rainey, DDS, Supervisory Dentist
B.S. 1991 Southwest Texas State University, DDS, 1995, Baylor College of Dentistry

Janice Williams, R.D.H., Assistant Professor
BSDH, 1997, University of Mississippi, MS, 2000, Old Dominion University

Rosalyn Word, R.D.H., Assistant Professor
B.S., 1980, M.P.A., 1981, Tennessee State University

Public Health, Health Administration and Health Sciences

Rosemary Theriot, Ed.D. MSPH, Professor and Department Chair

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Revlon Briggs, Assistant Professor,
B.S., 1991, Tennessee State University; M.S., 1993, Jacksonville State University; DHA, 2014, University of Phoenix

Charles Brown, Assistant Professor
B.S., 2011, Tennessee State University; M.Ed., 2002, Belmont University; Ph.D., 2005, Middle Tennessee State University

Elizabeth Brown, Associate Professor
B.S., 1991, Tennessee State University; M.S.P.H., 2004, Meharry Medical College; Ph.D., 2008, University of Tennessee Knoxville

Wanda Burrell, Assistant Professor,
B.S., 1972, Tennessee State University; M.S.P.H., 1981, Meharry Medical College

Wendelyn Inman, Assistant Professor
B.A., 1978, Wittenberg University, Ph.D., 1985, Vanderbilt University

Owen Johnson, Associate Professor
B.S., 1995, Forth Valley State University; M.S., 1998, Dr.P.H., 2005, University of Kentucky

Mohamed Kanu, Associate Professor
B.A., 1989, University of Sierra Leone; M.A. 1999, University of Memphis; MPH, 2001, Saint Louis University; Ph.D., 2004, Saint Louis University

Kushal Patel, Associate Professor
B.S., 1993, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA; M.A., 1997, American University, Washington, D. C.; Ph.D., 2004, Vanderbilt University

Rosemary Theriot, Professor and Department Chair
B.S., 1981, MS, 1982, Western Kentucky University; Ph.D., 1985, Indiana University

Elizabeth Williams, Assistant Professor,
B.A., 1994, University of Illinois., M.A.., 1998, University of Kentucky., Ph.D., 2002, University of Lexington, KY

Respiratory Care & Health Information

Elizabeth Kunnu, Ed.S., M.Ed., RHIA, Department Chair

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Valerie Brock, R.H.I.A, C.P.A.R., Assistant Professor
B.S., 1977, Tennessee State University; M.B.A., 2000, University of North Alabama

Christine Hamilton, RRT, Assistant Professor
B.A., 1978, Midland University; M.A., 2003, University of Nebraska - Omaha; D.H.Sc., 2008, Nova Southeastern University

Elizabeth Kunnu, RHI, CPAR, Associate Professor, Depart. Chair
B.S., 1978, Eastern Kentucky University; M.Ed., 1991, Ed.S., 2004 Tennessee State University

Devin Sherman, Medical Director
M.D., 2004, East Tennessee State University.

Richard Speitel, RRT, Instructor
M.S.H.A., 2008, University of St. Francis

Human Performance and Sports Science

James E. Heimdal, Ph.D., Department Chair

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James Bass, Assistant Professor
B.S, 1962, M.A., 1967, Tennessee State University

Judy Gentry, Instructor
B.S, 1974, George Peabody College; M.A., 1983, Tennessee State University

Essameldin R. Hamido, Associate Professor
B.S., 1988, Ain Shamps University; M.A.Ed., 1996, Ed.D. 1999, Tennessee State University

Harriet Hamilton, Associate Professor
B.S., 1974, Fisk University; M.S., 1975, Florida State University; Ed.D., 2003, Temple University

James E. Heimdal, Department Chair, Associate Professor
B.S., 1980, Tulane University; M.Ed., 1988, University of New Orleans; Ph.D., 1992, The University of Southern Mississippi

William E. Johnson, Interim Assistant Dean, Associate Professor
A.A, 1978, De Anza College; B.S., 1980, California Polytechnic State University; M.A., 1981, Stanford University; Ph.D., 1993, University of New Mexico.

Timothy Jones, Assistant Professor
B.S., 1993, Ohio University; M.S., 1995, Frostburg State University; Ed.D., 2005, Tennessee State University

Jason Smith, Assistant Professor
B.S., 2001, Tennessee State University; M.A., 2003, Ed.D., 2014,Tennessee State University

Blair Thornton, Associate Professor
B.A., 2003, West Virginia Wesleyan College; M.S., 2005, James Madison University; Ph.D., 2008, University of Kansas.

Division of Nursing

Kathy L. Martin, Ph.D, RN, Executive Director and Associate Dean

Associate of Applied Science in Nursing Degree

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Jessica Bechard, Assistant Professor
B.S.N., 2008, Western Kentucky University; M.S.N., 2012, Western Kentucky University.

Shelita Boone, Assistant Professor
B.S.N., 2006, Clayton State University; M.S.N., 2011, University of Cincinnati

Beverly M. Brown, Assistant Professor
B.S.N., 1977, North Carolina Central University; M.S.N.,1985, Meharry Medical College; Ed.D., 2003, Nova Southeastern University

Carol C. Campbell, Assistant Professor
B.S.N., 1975, Florida A & M University; M.A., 1976, University of South Florida; M.S.N.,1979, Vanderbilt University

Elizabeth M. Knox, Assistant Professor
B.S., 1976, University of Memphis; MPA, 1979, Middle Tennessee State University; M.S.N.,2004, Vanderbilt University.

Susan Levy, Assistant Professor
B.S.N., 1973, Vanderbilt University; M.S.N., 1997, Vanderbilt University; Ed.D., 2007, Tennessee State University.

Jacqueline Lewis, Assistant Professor
B.S.N., 1979, Coppin State College; M.S.N.,1983 Howard University

Adrienne Wilk, Assistant Professor
B.S.N.,2009, Pennsylvania State University; M.S.N., 2013, Texas Woman’s University

Edward Wiltcher, Assistant Professor
M.S.N., 2012,University of Phoenix; Ed.D., 2001, Argosy University-Sarasota., M.Ed., 1990, University of Southern Mississippi

Baccalaureate Nursing Degree Program

Pamela D. Ark, Ph.D., RN-BSN, Director

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Pamela D. Ark, BSN Program Director/Associate Professor
B.S.N., 1974, Murray State University; M.S.N. 1988, Ph.D., 1997, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, Memphis

Rebecca Bone, Assistant Professor
A.A.S.N., 1995, Tennessee State University; B.S.N., 2009, University of Tennessee Martin; M.S.N., 2011, Tennessee State University

Stephnie Farmerie, Assistant Professor
B.S.N., 1984, Tennessee State University; M.S.N., 2013, Austin Peay State University

Linda Gibson, Associate Professor
B.S.N., 1987, Harding University; M.S.N., 1995, University of Central Arkansas; D.N.P., 2010, Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions

Janice Harris, Assistant Professor
A.D.N.S., 1981, John C. Calhoun Community College; B.S.N., 1999, Florida Atlantic University; M.S.N., 2001, University of Phoenix; E.S. Higher Ed, 2012, Middle Tennessee State University;

Courtney Hines, Associate Professor
B.S.N., 2008, Fisk University; M.S.N., 2011, Vanderbilt University; D.N.P., 2012, University of Minnesota.

Deborah Hood, Assistant Professor
B.S.N., 1991, Middle Tennessee State University; M.S.N., 2003, Tennessee State University

Pamela Jordan, Assistant Professor
B.S., 1980, Hope College; M.S.N., 1994,Vanderbilt University.

Pinky A. Noble-Britton, Assistant Professor
B.S.N., 2003; M.S.N., 2006, Tennessee State University.

Shaunna Parker, Assistant Professor
B.S.N., 2007, Tennessee State University; M.S.N., 2011, Vanderbilt University

Debra Rose Wilson, Associate Professor
B.S.N., 1981, Lakehead University School of Nursing; M.S. Holistic Nursing, 2002, Tennessee State University; Ph.D, 2006, Walden University

Marci Zsamboky, Assistant Professor
B.S.N., 1985, Indiana University of Pennsylvania; MSN Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing, 1994, University of Pittsburg