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Patsy Ruschala

Patsy Ruchala, D.N.Sc.,R.N.
Director, Professor
Phone: (775) 784-6841 
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Diane Anderson

Diane Anderson, MSN/MPH, RN

Assistant Professor

dianeanderson@unr.edu

(775) 682-7222

Aramburu Alegria

Christine Aramburu Alegria, Ph.D., A.P.R.N., FNP-BC

Associate Professor & DNP Coordinator

aramburu@unr.edu

(775) 682-7147

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Maureen Barnes, M.S.N., M.E.D., R.N.

Assistant Professor

mbarnes2@unr.edu

(775) 682-7157

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Tamara Baumann, MS, APRN, CNM

Assistant Professor

tbaumann@unr.edu

(775) 682-7107

Baxter

Kim Baxter, M.S.N., R.N., F.N.P.

Assistant Professor & Associate Director of Undergraduate Programs

kimbaxter@unr.edu

(775) 682-7145

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Kim Baxter, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC

Associate Director of Undergraduate Programs

kimbaxter@unr.edu

(775) 682-7145

Brown

Andrew Brown, M.S.N., A.P.R.N., F.N.P.-B.C.

Assistant Professor

abrown@unr.edu

(775) 682-7150

Butler

Cathy Butler, M.S.N., R. N., A.H.N.C.

Assistant Professor

cathyb@unr.edu

(775) 682-7154

Stephanie DeBoor

Stephanie DeBoor, Ph.D., APRN, CCRN

Assistant Professor & Associate Director of Graduate Programs

deboors2@unr.edu

(775) 682-7156

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Stacy Demitropoulos, R.N., M.S.N., O.C.N.

Assistant Professor

stacymd@unr.edu

(775) 682-7163

Ervin

Susan Ervin, M.S., R.N., CNE

Assistant Professor

sme@unr.edu

(775) 682-7153

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Jacqueline Ferdowsali, MSN, AGACNP-BC

Assistant Professor

jferdowsali@unr.edu

(775) 682-7219

Garaventa

Alicia Garaventa, M.S.N., A.P.R.N., F.N.P.- B.C.

Assistant Professor

aatkinson@unr.edu

(775) 682-7130

Glenn Hagerstrom

Glenn Hagerstrom, Ph.D., A.P.R.N., FNP-BC, CNE

Assistant Professor, FNP/RN-BSN Program Coordinator

ghagerstrom@unr.edu

(775) 682-7136

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Tricia Harrison, MSN, RN

Assistant Professor

triciah@unr.edu

(775) 682-7120

Shaun Hasty

Shaun Hasty, M.S.N., R.N., F.N.P.-B.C.

Assistant Professor

shasty@unr.edu

(775) 682-7159

Bernadette Longo

Dr. Bernadette Longo, Ph.D., R.N., APHN-BC, CNL

Associate Professor, Clinical Nurse Leader MSN Track Coordinator

longo@unr.edu

(775) 682-7149

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Sandra Olguin, RN, MSN

Assistant Professor

smk@unr.edu

(775) 682-7144

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Cheryl Reed, MSN, APRN, NP-C

Assistant Professor

creed@unr.edu

(775) 682-7122

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Shannon Richard, MSN, RN, CEN

Assistant Professor

slrichard@unr.edu

(775) 682-7224

Ruchala

Dr. Patsy Ruchala, D.N.Sc.,R.N.

Director, Professor

pruchala@unr.edu

(775) 784-6841

Deborah Shindell

Deborah Shindell, Ph.D., FNP-BC, CNE

Assistant Professor

shindell@unr.edu

(775) 682-7180

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Sandra Talley, Ph.D., APRN, BC, FAAN

Arthur Emerton Orvis Endowed Professor

stalley@unr.edu

(775) 682-7162

Lisa Thomas

Lisa Thomas, Ph.D., R.N., CNE

Associate Professor

lmthomas@unr.edu

(775) 682-7155

Wei-Chen Tung

Wei-Chen Tung, Ph.D., R.N.

Associate Professor

wctung@unr.edu

(775) 682-7138

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Lisa Woodall, MSN, RN

Assistant Professor

lwoodall@unr.edu

(775) 682-7121

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