Faculty

Meet Our Faculty

Amy A. Abbott, PhD, RN

Amy A. Abbott, PhD, RN

Associate Professor

College of Nursing, Omaha Campus

  • FLIP IT summer Teaching Institute: Specializing in flipped instruction, course design, and active learning strategies, September 1, 2018

aaa01640@creighton.edu

402.280.2055

Stephanie L. Allen, MSN, RN

Stephanie L. Allen, MSN, RN

Instructor

College of Nursing, Omaha Campus

  • Oncology, Hospice, Palliative Care, International Nursing

sla66468@creighton.edu

402.280.2013

Marilee Aufdenkamp, RN, MSN

Marilee Aufdenkamp, RN, MSN

Assistant Professor

College of Nursing, Central Nebraska Campus

  • Medical surgical Nursing

mau62274@creighton.edu

402.460.5825

Pam Bales, MSN, RN

Pam Bales, MSN, RN

Instructor

College of Nursing, Central Nebraska Campus

402.460.5821

Sarah J. Ball, PhD, RN, RNC-OB, C-EFM

Sarah J. Ball, PhD, RN, RNC-OB, C-EFM

Assistant Professor

College of Nursing, Omaha Campus

  • Women's Health (Maternal -Child Nurse)

sjk56192@creighton.edu

402.280.2078

Sara E. Banzhaf, DNP, APRN-NP, PMHNP-BC

Sara E. Banzhaf, DNP, APRN-NP, PMHNP-BC

Assistant Professor

College of Nursing, Omaha Campus

  • Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

seb70033@creighton.edu

402.280.2534

Jamie H. Barnes, MSN, RN, CPN

Jamie H. Barnes, MSN, RN, CPN

Instructor

College of Nursing, Omaha Campus

jamiebarnes@creighton.edu

Trisha L. Beiermann, MSN, RN, CVRN-BC

Trisha L. Beiermann, MSN, RN, CVRN-BC

Assistant Professor

College of Nursing, Omaha Campus

tlb20427@creighton.edu

402.280.2924

Charlene N. Bentzinger

Charlene N. Bentzinger

Instructor

College of Nursing, Omaha Campus

charlenebentzinger@creighton.edu

Nancy D. Bredenkamp, PhD, APRN-NP

Nancy D. Bredenkamp, PhD, APRN-NP

Assistant Professor

College of Nursing, Omaha Campus

ndf56553@creighton.edu

402.460.5826

Aimee L. Burch, DNP, APRN-CNS, CMSRN, SCRN

Aimee L. Burch, DNP, APRN-CNS, CMSRN, SCRN

Assistant Professor

College of Nursing, Central Nebraska Campus

  • Medical-Surgical

aimeeburch@creighton.edu

402.460.5824

Catherine A. Carrico, DNP, APRN-NP, FNP

Catherine A. Carrico, DNP, APRN-NP, FNP

Assistant Professor

College of Nursing, Omaha Campus

cac81956@creighton.edu

402.280.2035

Rhonda S. Coffman, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC, FNP-C

Rhonda S. Coffman, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC, FNP-C

Assistant Professor

College of Nursing, Omaha Campus

  • Adult Acute Care NP

rsc41378@creighton.edu

712.830.6162

Susan C. Connelly, DNP, APRN-NP, FNP

Susan C. Connelly, DNP, APRN-NP, FNP

Associate Professor

College of Nursing, Omaha Campus

  • Pediatric Acute and Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

scs35218@creighton.edu

402.280.3712

Rebecca A. Davis, DNP, APHN-BC

Rebecca A. Davis, DNP, APHN-BC

Assistant Professor

College of Nursing, Omaha Campus

  • Advanced Public Health/ Global Health Nursing

rad31219@creighton.edu

402.280.2043

Elizabeth A. Flott, EdD, RN

Elizabeth A. Flott, EdD, RN

Assistant Professor

College of Nursing, Omaha Campus

  • Nursing Experience - Adult Acute Care - ICU and Med-Surg Settings

eah76492@creighton.edu

402.280.2007

Jo Anne Genua, PhD, RN, MN, BScN, CCHN-C

Jo Anne Genua, PhD, RN, MN, BScN, CCHN-C

Assistant Professor

College of Nursing, Omaha Campus

  • Public Health; Community/Population Health

joannegenua@creighton.edu

402.280.1226

Joely T. Goodman, PhD, RN

Joely T. Goodman, PhD, RN

Assistant Professor

College of Nursing, Central Nebraska Campus

jtg91134@creighton.edu

402.460.5820

Cynthia J. Hadenfeldt, EdD, RN

Cynthia J. Hadenfeldt, EdD, RN

Associate Professor

College of Nursing, Omaha Campus

  • medical-surgical

cjh10190@creighton.edu

402.280.2003

Debra L. Hamilton, MSN, RNC

Debra L. Hamilton, MSN, RNC

Instructor

College of Nursing, Phoenix Campus

  • Obstetrics

debrahamilton@creighton.edu

602.812.3116

Chelsea A. Hamzhie, DNP, RN

Chelsea A. Hamzhie, DNP, RN

Assistant Professor

College of Nursing, Omaha Campus

chelseahamzhie@creighton.edu

402.280.4070

Brooke D. Hancock, RN, MSN

Brooke D. Hancock, RN, MSN

Instructor

College of Nursing, Omaha Campus

  • Maternal/Child Nursing/Obstetrics

bdh00255@creighton.edu

402.280.2240

Jacqueline R. Hanks, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC/AC

Jacqueline R. Hanks, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC/AC

Assistant Professor

College of Nursing, Omaha Campus

jrb33749@creighton.edu

402.280.3345

Kathleen B. Hirsch, RN, MSN

Kathleen B. Hirsch, RN, MSN

Instructor

College of Nursing, Omaha Campus

kbh60888@creighton.edu

402.280.2018

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

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

Associate Professor

College of Nursing, Omaha Campus

lmi43819@creighton.edu

402.280.2032

Jennifer L. Jessen, EdD, MSN, RN

Jennifer L. Jessen, EdD, MSN, RN

Assistant Professor

College of Nursing, Omaha Campus

  • Perioperative Nursing

jlj87885@creighton.edu

402.280.3942

Lisa A. Johnson, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, SANE-P

Lisa A. Johnson, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, SANE-P

Assistant Professor

College of Nursing, Omaha Campus

laj61701@creighton.edu

402.280.3412

Amanda J. Kirkpatrick, PhD, RN-BC

Amanda J. Kirkpatrick, PhD, RN-BC

Associate Professor

College of Nursing, Omaha Campus

  • Burn Intensive Care

ajb96040@creighton.edu

402.280.2033

Echo Koehler, DNP, RN

Echo Koehler, DNP, RN

Assistant Professor

College of Nursing, Omaha Campus

echoperlman@creighton.edu

402.280.4713

Keshia R. Kotula, MS, RN

Keshia R. Kotula, MS, RN

Instructor

College of Nursing, Phoenix Campus

  • Nursing Education

keshiakotula@creighton.edu

602.812.3115

Dana M. Koziol, RN, MSN

Dana M. Koziol, RN, MSN

Assistant Professor

College of Nursing, Omaha Campus

dmh78621@creighton.edu

402.280.2009

Mary Kunes-Connell, PhD, RN

Mary Kunes-Connell, PhD, RN

Professor

College of Nursing, Omaha Campus

  • Psychiatric Nursing

mku52608@creighton.edu

402.280.2024

Joan M. Lappe, PhD, RN, CNE

Joan M. Lappe, PhD, RN, CNE

Professor

College of Nursing, Omaha Campus

jml07734@creighton.edu

402.280.4646

Ann M. Laughlin, PhD, RN

Ann M. Laughlin, PhD, RN

Professor

College of Nursing, Omaha Campus

afl55841@creighton.edu

402.280.2030

Katelyn Leggio, MS, RN

Katelyn Leggio, MS, RN

Instructor

College of Nursing, Omaha Campus

kel54979@creighton.edu

402.280.3682

Shelly Luger, DNP, RN

Shelly Luger, DNP, RN

Assistant Professor

College of Nursing, Omaha Campus

  • Leadership

slu82868@creighton.edu

402.280.4428

Lucas Manning, RN, MSN

Lucas Manning, RN, MSN

Instructor

College of Nursing, Omaha Campus

lucasmanning@creighton.edu

Julie A. Manz, PhD, RN

Julie A. Manz, PhD, RN

Associate Professor

College of Nursing, Omaha Campus

jal00354@creighton.edu

402.280.2057

Kandis L. McCafferty, PhD, RN

Kandis L. McCafferty, PhD, RN

Associate Professor

College of Nursing, Omaha Campus

  • Labor and Delivery, Inpatient Obstetrics

klm38282@creighton.edu

402.280.2056

Margo J. Minnich, DNP, RN

Margo J. Minnich, DNP, RN

Assistant Professor

College of Nursing, Omaha Campus

mjm72409@creighton.edu

402.280.3323

Heather Naylor, MSN, FNP

Heather Naylor, MSN, FNP

Instructor

College of Nursing, Phoenix Campus

  • Pain Management

heathernaylor@creighton.edu

602.812.3118

Anna L. Nolette, MSN, RN

Anna L. Nolette, MSN, RN

Adjunct Assistant Professor

College of Nursing, Omaha Campus

aln90749@creighton.edu

402.280.2000

Lea Ann Palmer, RN, MSN

Lea Ann Palmer, RN, MSN

Instructor

College of Nursing, Phoenix Campus

  • Intensive Care Unit

leaannpalmer@creighton.edu

602.812.3111

Meghan R. Potthoff, PhD, APRN-NP

Meghan R. Potthoff, PhD, APRN-NP

Associate Professor

College of Nursing, Omaha Campus

mrw67900@creighton.edu

402.280.2660

Lorraine  LORI B. Rubarth, PhD, APRN-NP

Lorraine LORI B. Rubarth, PhD, APRN-NP

Professor

College of Nursing, Omaha Campus

  • Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

lrr23668@creighton.edu

402.280.2604

Lorraine M. Rusch, PhD, RN

Lorraine M. Rusch, PhD, RN

Associate Professor

College of Nursing, Omaha Campus

lla57299@creighton.edu

402.280.2047

Anne M. Schoening, PhD, RN, CNE

Anne M. Schoening, PhD, RN, CNE

Associate Professor

College of Nursing, Omaha Campus

  • Nursing Education

ams29515@creighton.edu

402.280.4777

Misty M. Schwartz, PhD, RN

Misty M. Schwartz, PhD, RN

Adjunct Assistant Professor

College of Nursing, Omaha Campus

mistyschwartz@creighton.edu

402.280.2141

Ann C. Seckman, DNP, RN

Ann C. Seckman, DNP, RN

Associate Professor

College of Nursing, Omaha Campus

  • Medical surgical nursing, nursing research, Health Assessment

christyseckman@creighton.edu

402.280.2054

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

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

Assistant Professor

College of Nursing, Omaha Campus

  • Teaching: Maternal Child Nursing, Bereavement, Collaborative teaching strategies.

cls81982@creighton.edu

402.280.3705

Linda L. Shanta, PhD, MSN, RN, ANEF

Linda L. Shanta, PhD, MSN, RN, ANEF

Associate Professor

College of Nursing, Phoenix Campus

lls16936@creighton.edu

602.812.3113

Ronnie S. Sheridan, EdD, MSN-Ed, RN, CCRN Alumnus

Ronnie S. Sheridan, EdD, MSN-Ed, RN, CCRN Alumnus

Assistant Professor

College of Nursing, Phoenix Campus

  • Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

ronniefaretta@creighton.edu

602.812.3112

Nancy Shirley, PhD, RN

Nancy Shirley, PhD, RN

Adjunct Associate Professor

College of Nursing, Omaha Campus

nas04682@creighton.edu

402.280.2054

Meredith Smith, MSN, RN

Meredith Smith, MSN, RN

Instructor

College of Nursing, Central Nebraska Campus

meredithsmith1@creighton.edu

402.461.5057

Kenneth M. Tierney, DNP, FNP-C, RN

Kenneth M. Tierney, DNP, FNP-C, RN

Assistant Professor

College of Nursing, Omaha Campus

  • Family Nurse Practitioner-Certified

kmt45821@creighton.edu

402.280.2251

Stefanie S. Till, DNP, RN, CCRN

Stefanie S. Till, DNP, RN, CCRN

Assistant Professor

College of Nursing, Omaha Campus

  • Critical Care

stefanietill@creighton.edu

402.280.4065

Patricia L. Timmons, MSN, RN

Patricia L. Timmons, MSN, RN

Instructor

College of Nursing, Phoenix Campus

patriciatimmons@creighton.edu

Martha Todd, PhD, APRN-NP

Martha Todd, PhD, APRN-NP

Associate Professor

College of Nursing, Omaha Campus

  • Family Nurse Practitioner

mto08646@creighton.edu

402.280.2044

Catherine M. Todero, PhD, RN, FAAN

Catherine M. Todero, PhD, RN, FAAN

Professor

College of Nursing, Omaha Campus

cto98282@creighton.edu

402.280.2004

Whitney Van De Graaff, MSN, RN, CPN

Whitney Van De Graaff, MSN, RN, CPN

Instructor

College of Nursing, Omaha Campus

402.280.3761

Elissa M. Ver Hey, RN, MSN, CPNP-AC

Elissa M. Ver Hey, RN, MSN, CPNP-AC

Instructor

College of Nursing, Phoenix Campus

elissaverhey@creighton.edu

602.812.3114

Trina K. Walker, DNP, APRN, FNP-C

Trina K. Walker, DNP, APRN, FNP-C

Assistant Professor

College of Nursing, Omaha Campus

trinawalker@creighton.edu

402.280.2049

Tina L. Wallingford, DNP, APRN, NNP-BC

Tina L. Wallingford, DNP, APRN, NNP-BC

Adjunct Assistant Professor

College of Nursing, Omaha Campus

  • Neonatology

tinawallingford@creighton.edu

402.280.2040

Jacqueline R. Williams, RN, MSN

Jacqueline R. Williams, RN, MSN

Assistant Professor

College of Nursing, Omaha Campus

  • Mental Health

jrm26050@creighton.edu

402.280.2479

Christine M. Young, RN, MSN

Christine M. Young, RN, MSN

Instructor

College of Nursing, Omaha Campus

  • Safety and Quality

cmr55012@creighton.edu

402.280.2031