RN to MSN program Online

Faculty

Nursing Administration

Sarah Miller 2021

Sarah Miller

Dean, School of Nursing, Chair Graduate Nursing
Associate Professor of Nursing
EdD, DNP, APRN, FNP-C

DNP; 2021, University of Missouri-Columbia 
EdD; 2015, Creighton University
MSN; 2010, MidAmerica Nazarene University

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MSN Program

Sarah Miller 2021

Sarah Miller

Dean, School of Nursing, Chair Graduate Nursing
Associate Professor of Nursing
EdD, DNP, APRN, FNP-C

DNP; 2021, University of Missouri-Columbia 
EdD; 2015, Creighton University
MSN; 2010, MidAmerica Nazarene University

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Victoria Haynes

Victoria Haynes

Professor of Nursing
DNP, APRN, FNP-C
Coordinator of Diversity & Cultural Competency

DNP; 2009, BSN; 2003, MSN; 2005, BSN; 2003

Multicultural Education-Post Graduate Certificate; 2013

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Susan Larson

Susan Larson

Professor of Nursing
PhD, RN

PhD; 2002, University of Kansas
MS; Nursing, 1989, University of Kansas
BSN; 1984, MidAmerica Nazarene University

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Joanne McDermott

Joanne McDermott

Professor of Nursing
PhD, RN

PhD(c); Curriculum and Teaching, 2014, University of Kansas 
MA; Nursing Education, 1985, New York University 

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Gwen Wagner

Gwen Wagner

Gwen Wagner DNP, APRN, ANP-C
Associate Professor
Program Director
AGPCNP Program Director
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RN-BSN Program

Sarah Miller 2021

Sarah Miller

Dean, School of Nursing, Chair Graduate Nursing
Associate Professor of Nursing
EdD, DNP, APRN, FNP-C

DNP; 2021, University of Missouri-Columbia 
EdD; 2015, Creighton University
MSN; 2010, MidAmerica Nazarene University

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Tish Conejo

Tish Conejo

Professor of Nursing
PhD, RN, WHNP

PhD ; Nursing, 2010, University of Kansas
MSN; 1993, University of Kansas 
BSN; 1992, University of Kansas 

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Susannah Hart

Susannah Hart

Assistant Professor of Nursing, RN-BSN Coordinator, COVID-19 Coordinator
MSN, RN

MSN; 2012, MidAmerica Nazarene University
BSN; 1989, University of Kansas

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Lauren Loyd

Lauren Loyd

Assistant Professor of Nursing
MSN, RN, NPD-BC, CNE

MSN; 2012; MidAmerica Nazarene University
BSN; 1999; Carlow College

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Prelicensure BSN Programs

Christi Danahy

Crysti Danahy

Chair, Pre-licensure Nursing, Director of Operations and Associate Professor of Nursing
DNP, RN

DNP; 2017, Nursing Leadership, University of Missouri
MSN; 2010, Research College of Nursing, Nursing Education

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Amanda Addis

Amanda Addis

Assistant Professor of Nursing
MSN, RN, CNE

MSN; 2013, University of Missouri Kansas City 
BSN; 2008, Pittsburg State University
AS; 2006, Labette Community College 
 

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Jennifer Ferguson

Jennifer L. Ferguson

Associate Professor of Nursing
DNP, MSN, RN

DNP; 2021, Point Loma Nazarene University
MSN; 2009, University of Missouri Kansas City

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Ashley Hurt

Ashley Hurt

Assistant Professor of Nursing
MSN, RN

MSN; 2019, Pittsburg State University
BSN; 2011, Pittsburg State University

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Anne Mercer

Anne Mercer

Assistant Professor of Nursing
MSN, RN

MSN; 2012, University of Missouri Kansas City, Nurse Educator
MSN; 1999, University of Missouri Kansas City, Women's Health

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Vanessa Schott Profile

Vanessa Schott

Director of Virtual Simulation
Assistant Professor of Nursing
PhD, MSN, RN

PhD; 2018, University of Kansas
MSN; 2014, University of Nebraska Medical Center
BSN; 2014, University of Nebraska Medical Center

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Stacy Smith

Stacy Smith

Assistant Professor of Nursing
MSN, RN, CPN

MSN; 2018, University of Central Missouri
BSN; 1995, Mid-America Nazarene University

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Karen Wiegman

Karen D. Wiegman

Professor of Pre-licensure Nursing
PhD, RN

PhD ; Collateral Area Medical and Nursing Ethics, 2003, University of Missouri-Kansas City 
MSN; 1995, University of Kansas  

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Nursing Staff

JoVonda Merrell, Compliance Coordinator, School of Nursing, MSN - 913-971-3844

Heidi Baldridge, Compliance Coordinator, RN-BSN - 913-971-3831

Teresa Lamaster, SIM Lab Coordinator - 913-971-3849

Tammy Sluyter, Compliance Coordinator, ABSN - 913-971-3851

Nancy Zehr, Compliance Coordinator, TBSN - 913-971-3850


Faculty Award

Faculty Honoree: Ashley Hurt

Congratulations to Ashley Hurt on her 2020 - 2021 DAISY Foundation honor. Read Ashley Hurt's spotlight.


Nominations Open for DAISY Faculty Award

The DAISY Foundation, as a part of its service to the nursing profession’s role in patient care, established the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nursing Faculty. The purpose of this program is to provide to colleges/schools of nursing a national recognition program they may use to demonstrate appreciation to educators for their commitment and inspirational influence on their students. The Foundation hopes that, in some way, this program will contribute to a positive work environment for faculty in schools.

Nominations are accepted until March 1st of each year and award recipients are selected each May.

Nominate an Extraordinary Nursing Faculty Member at MidAmerica Nazarene University today!

DAISY FoundationThe DAISY (Diseases Attacking the Immune System) Award is an international recognition program that honors and celebrates the skillful, compassionate care nurses provide everyday. The DAISY Foundation was established by the family of J. Patrick Barnes after he died from complication of the auto-immune disease Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP) in 1999 at the age of 33. During his hospitalization, they deeply appreciated the care and compassion shown to Patrick and his entire family. When he died, they felt compelled to say “thank you” to nurses in a very public way. Please say thank you by sharing your story of how a nurse faculty member made a difference you will never forget!

Learn more about the DAISY Foundation by visiting www.daisyfoundation.org.

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