Faculty/Staff Directory

Darton College of Health Professions

Dean

Sarah BrinsonEdD, PTA
Dean, Darton College of Health Professions
Program Director, Physical Therapist Assistant
Associate Professor, Physical Therapy Assistant Program

Elaine Hambric
Executive Assistant

Health Sciences

CHAIR

Tonya Curles, COTA/L, MEd
Chair, Health Science
Program Director, Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
Assistant Professor

DENTAL HYGIENE

Tammy Deese, RDH, BSDH, MEd
Program Director, Assistant Professor

Randall Benner, DDS
Supervising Dentist

Debbie Zuern, RDH, MEd
Associate Professor

Tracy Swift, RDH, BSDH
Instructor

Toni Thornton
Administrative Assistant

DIAGNOSTIC MEDICAL SONOGRAPHY

Kacey Davis, BSRS, RDMS (AB) (OBGYN)
Program Director, Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Lindsay Vowell, BS, RDMS (AB) (OBGYN)
Clinical Coordinator, Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program

EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES

Patricia Hotz, MMSc, MN, RN; RRT.; NRP; BSN
Program Director, Emergency Medical Services
Associate Professor, Emergency Medical Services

Rhonda Hunt, NRP, MEd
Clinical Coordinator

HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Misty Neal, MBA, RHIA
Program Director, Health Information Technology

Latoya Dennard, RHIT
HIT Clinical Coordinator

HISTOLOGIC TECHNICIAN

Taiquanda Winbush BS, HT(ASCP)CM
Program Director, Histologic Technician
Assistant Professor

Laura Martin HT(ASCP)CM
Clinical Coordinator Histologic Technician

Medical Laboratory Technology

Quontasha Glover, BS, MLS(ASCP)CM
MLT Education Coordinator
Instructor

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT

Tonya Curles, COTA/L, MEd
Chair, Health Science
Program Director, Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
Assistant Professor

Kemesha Spears, COTA/L
Academic Fieldwork Coordinator
Instructor of Occupational Therapy Assistant Program

 PHLEBOTOMY

Quontasha Glover, BS, MLS(ASCP)CM
MLT Education Coordinator

Mary Lisa Haynes, MS, MT(ASCP)
Phlebotomy Instructor

 PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT

Sarah BrinsonEdD, PTA
Dean, Darton College of Health Professions
Program Director, Physical Therapist Assistant
Associate Professor, Physical Therapy Assistant Program

Kameron Causey, DPT
Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education
Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy Assistant Program

Kerri Johnson, DPT
Professor, Health Sciences
Professor, Physical Therapy Assistant Program

 RADIOLOGIC SCIENCE

Kelley A. Castro, MEd, RT(R)
Program Director, Radiologic Science
Assistant Professor, Health Sciences

Julie Benefield, BSRS, RT(R)(CT)(ARRT)
Clinical Coordinator, Radiologic Science Program

RESPIRATORY CARE

Allethea Brooks, MEd, RRT
Program Director, Respiratory Care
Instructor, Respiratory Care

Robin Moore, BS, RRT
Director of Clinical Education, Respiratory Care

James Palazzolo, MD
Medical Director, Respiratory Care

 

Nursing

CHAIR

Cathy Williams, DNP, RN
Fuller E. Callaway Endowed Professorial Chair, Department of Nursing

PROGRAM DIRECTORS

Wanda Allen, DNP, MSN, AGNP-C, NE, RN
Director, Baccalaureate Nursing Programs
Assistant Professor

Donyale Childs, PhD, RN
Director, Graduate Nursing Programs
Associate Professor

Larecia Gill, MSN, RN
Director, Associate Nursing Programs
Associate Professor

Jan Rodd, MN, RN
Director, Post-Licensure Nursing Programs
Assistant Professor

Nicole Watkins, MSN FNP-C, RN
Director, FNP Program
Assistant Professor

FULL-TIME FACULTY

Wanda Allen, DNP, MSN, AGNP-C, NE, RN
Director, Baccalaureate Nursing Programs
Assistant Professor

Linda Amankwaa, PhD, RN, FAAN
Professor

Schvon Bussey, MSN FNP-C, PMHNP-C, RN
Assistant Professor

Donyale Childs, PhD, RN
Director, Graduate Nursing Programs
Associate Professor

Angela Davis, MSN, RN
Full-Time Clinical Instructor

Sheree Dickenson, EdD, MSN, RN
Assistant Professor

Andrea Dozier, EdD, MSN, RN
Undergraduate Clinical Coordinator
Assistant Professor

Larecia Gill, MSN, RN
Director, Associate Nursing Programs
Associate Professor

Laura Gosa, MSN, RN, PTA
Assistant Professor

Jennifer Heyer, MSN, RN
Associate Professor

Kristen Hill, MSN, RN
Instructor

Deanna Howe, PhD, RN
Associate Professor

Lisa Jenkins, MSN, RN
Instructor

Joyce Johnson, PhD, RN
Professor

Tracy Jones-Darnell, EdD, MSN, RN
Assistant Professor, Cordele Campus

Paige Long, BSN, RN
Instructor, Cordele Campus

Daphine Mathis, MSN, RN
Instructor

Leah McLeod, MSN, RN
Assistant Professor, Cordele Campus

Zelda Peters, DNP, FNP-C, RN
Graduate Clinical Coordinator

LaToya Phillips, MSN Ed, RN
Instructor

Jan Rodd, MSN, RN
Director, Post-Licensure Nursing Programs
Assistant Professor

Mattie Shiloh, DNP, MSN, RN
Assistant Professor

Seketha Silas, MSN, RN
Assistant Professor

Cynthia Summerlin, DNP, FNP-C, RN
Assistant Professor

Lyla Taft, MSN, RN
Instructor

Sandra Vargovich, MSN, RN
Assistant Professor

Tammie Varnadoe, MSN, RN
Instructor

Nicole Watkins, MSN FNP-C, RN
Director, FNP Program
Assistant Professor

PART-TIME FACULTY

Pamela Amos, MSN, RN
Part-Time Faculty

Amber Cook, MSN FNP-C, RN
Part-Time Faculty

Belinda Gilbert, DNP, MSN-Ed, RNC-NIC
Part-Time Faculty

Linda Grimsley, DSN, PhD, RN
Part-Time Faculty

Verna Inandan, MSN, RN
Part-Time Faculty

Edna Jones, MN, RN
Part-TIme Faculty

Bianca Kierce, DNP, FNP-C, SGNP-C, WHNP, RN
Part-Time Faculty

Crystal Laramore, MSN, RN
Part-Time Faculty

Teresa Mitchell-Moore, PharmD
Part-Time Faculty

Doretha Moultrie, MSN, RN
Part-Time Faculty

Summer Odom, MSN, RN
Part-Time Faculty

STAFF

Bonnie Hardegree
ASN Administrative Assistant

Eric Hernandez
Undergraduate/Graduate Technical and Administrative Assistant

Lynn Johnson
Academic Success Counselor

Leslie Jones
Master's Grant Coordinator

Sherry Koster
ASN Clinical Coordinator Assistant

Margie Tippins
Administrative Specialist

 

Health & Human Performance

CHAIR

 Timothy Hughley, PhD, ATC, LAT, CSCS, ACSM EP-C, LPTA, NSCA-CPT
Chair of Health & Human Performance
Associate Professor
Professor/Program Coordinator

FACULTY

Laura Blackwell, BS
Assistant Professor

Ken Kirsch, Jr., EdD, MES, NSCAA, CPT
Assistant Professor/Health & Wellness Director

Dan Land, MEd
Associate Professor

Richard Williams, PhD
Professor

Aram Yoon, PhD, CPT, CSCS
Assistant Professor

STAFF

Valerie Wallace
Administrative Specialist