Faculty

Amy A. Abbott, Ph.D, R.N.

Associate Professor

Critical Care

402.280.2055

Cindy Adams, BSBA

Assistant Dean for Administration and Finance

402.280.2004

Marilee Aufdenkamp, R.N., MSN

Assistant Professor

Medical-Surgical Nursing

402.460.5825

Sarah J. Ball, MSN, RNC-OB, C-EFM

Instructor

Maternal Child-Obstetrics

402.280.2078

Sara Elizabeth Banzhaf, MSN, APRN-NP, PMHNP-BC

Instructor

Psychiatric Mental Health

402.280.2534

Karen Boardman, M.S., R.N., C.S

Assistant Professor

402.280.2031

Nancy D. Bredenkamp, Ph.D, APRN-FNP

Assistant Professor

Primary Care
,
Cardiac Care
,
Education

402.460.5826

Cathy Carrico, DNP, APRN-NP, FNP

Assistant Professor

Immunizations
,
Primary Care
,
Pediatrics

402.280.2035

Helen S. Chapple, Ph.D., R.N., MSN, C.T.

Assistant Professor

Nursing Ethics
,
Medical Anthropology
,
Death and Dying

402.280.2027

Susan Connelly, DNP, M.N., APRN-NP

Assistant Professor

402.280.3712

Amy J. Cosimano, Ed.D., R.N.

Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
Assistant Professor

Labor and Delivery
,
Breast Feeding
,
Postpartum Depression

402.280.2001

Cindy L. Costanzo, Ph.D., R.N., CNL

Interim Dean
Associate Professor
MSN Program Chair

Administration
,
Research
,
Health Promotion

402.280.2041

Katy Duggan, R.N., ME.d

Clinical Teaching Assistant

402.280.3492

Joely T. Goodman, MSN, R.N.

Assistant Professor

Maternal Child

402.460.5820

Amy Haddad, Ph.D.

Professor, College of Nursing and School of Pharmacy & Health Professions
Director, Center for Health Policy and Ethics

Cynthia Hadenfeldt, R.N., MSN, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor

402.280.2003

Ann Harms, Ed.D., RN-APRN-CS

Assistant Professor

402.461.5057

Kim Hawkins, Ph.D., M.S., APRN-NP, PMHNP-BC

Assistant Professor

402.280.2016

Maribeth Hercinger, Ph.D, R.N., B.C.

Associate Professor

402.280.2019

Lindsay M. Iverson, DNP, APRN-NP, ACNP-BC

Assistant Professor
Program Coordinator for Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program

Acute Care
,
Simulation
,
Gerontology

402.280.2032

Amanda J. Kirkpatrick, MSN, RN-BC

Instructor

Intensive Care
,
Burn/Wound Care
,
Education

402.280.2033

Mary Kunes-Connell, Ph.D, R.N.

Professor
Associate Dean for Academic and Clinical Affairs

402.280.2024

Joan Lappe, Ph.D, R.N., FAAN

Professor
Beirne Endowed Chair in Nursing

402.280.4470

Ann M. Laughlin, Ph.D, R.N.

Associate Professor

Health Promotion and Wellness
,
Gerontology

402.280.2030

Linda L. Lazure, Ph.D, R.N.

Associate Dean for External Relations
Associate Professor

Health Policy
,
Leadership
,
Professional Organization Leadership

402.280.2038

Julie A. Manz, Ph.D., M.S., R.N.

Assistant Professor
BSN Program Chair

Medical-Surgical Nursing
,
Evaluation of Student Performance in Simulation

402.280.2057

Kandis L. McCafferty, Ph.D., RNC-OB, C-EFM

Instructor

Women's Health
,
Research
,
Education

402.280.2056

Margo Minnich, MSN, R.N.

Assistant Professor

Public Health Nursing
,
Community Health Nursing

402.280.3323

Patricia Nilsson, M.S., APRN, B.C.

Assistant Professor

402.280.2048

Anna Nolette, MSN, R.N., CPNP

Adjunct Assistant Professor

402.280.2033

Catherine O'Keefe, DNP, APRN

Associate Professor

402.280.2253

Ann Oertwich, MSN, R.N.

Assistant Professor

Leadership
,
Education
,
Emotional Intelligence

402.280.2417

Jane M. Parks, MSN, R.N.

Assistant Professor
Program Corodinator

Medical-Surgical Nursing
,
Community Health Nursing
,
Informatics in Nursing

402.460.0294

Michelle Peterson, R.N., BSN, CEN

Clinical Teaching Assistant

402.280.2120

Meghan Potthoff, MSN, APRN-NP

Assistant Professor

Pediatrics
,
Pediatric End of Life

402.280.2660

Hilarie Price, MSN, R.N.

Assistant Professor

402.280.2013

KC Pullen, BSN, R.N.

Clinical Teaching Assistant

402.280.4714

Lori Rubarth, Ph.D., APRN, NNP-BC

Associate Professor
NNP Program Coordinator

Neonatology
,
Ways of Knowing
,
Research Methods

402.280.2604

Lori Rusch, Ph.D., R.N., ACNS-BC

Assistant Professor

402.280.2047

Anne M. Schoening, Ph.D., R.N., CNE

Assistant Professor
Obstetric Nursing Faculty Development Coordinator

Obstetrics
,
Teaching/Learning

402.280.4777

Misty Schwartz, Ph.D., R.N.

Assistant Clinical Professor

Health Promotion Research
,
Obesity Prevention

402.280.4839

Cindy L. Selig, DNP, SPRN, RNC-OB, CPLC

Assistant Professor

Maternal Child
,
Perinatal Bereavement/ Palliative Care

402.280.3705

Nancy Shirley, Ph.D., R.N., CNE

Associate Professor

Community Health Nursing
,
Leadership

402.280.2054

Cindy Slone, Ed.D, R.N., CEN

Assistant Professor

Barb Synowiecki, MSN, SPRN, C-PNP

Assistant Professor

402.280.3490

Martha J. Todd, Ph.D., APRN-NP

Assistant Professor

Family Nurse Practitioner
,
Health Disparities
,
Clinical Simulation

402.280.2044

Mary E. Tracy, Ph.D., R.N.

Associate Professor
DNP Program Chair

Gerontology
,
End of Life/Palliative Care
,
Research

402.280.2049

Mary Watson, M.S., R.D., LMNT

Special Faculty Instructor

402.280.2128

Ali Whittaker, Ed.D., M.S., R.N.

Adjunct Assistant Professor

402.460.5824

Sandra Woods, DNP, R.N., C.S., CCRN

Assistant Professor

402.280.2204

Jenna S. Woster, Ph.D., R.N., M.A.

Assistant Professor

Gerontology

402.280.1226

Amy M. Yager, DNP, APRN, FNP-C

Assistant Professor

Family Practice
,
Women's Health
,
Pediatrics

402.280.4713