Faculty/Staff Directory

Darton College of Health Professions

Dean

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

Elaine Hambric
Executive Assistant

Health Sciences

CHAIR

Tonya Curles, M.Ed., COTA/L
Chair, Health Sciences
Program Director, Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
Assistant Professor

Carol Taylor
Senior Administrative Assistant, Health Sciences

DENTAL HYGIENE

Tammy Deese, M.Ed.RDH, BSDH
Program Director
Assistant Professor

Randall Benner, DDS
Supervising Dentist

Debbie Zuern, M.Ed.RDH
Associate Professor

Tracy Swift, M.Ed.RDH, BSDH
Assistant Professor

Toni Thornton
Office Manager

DIAGNOSTIC MEDICAL SONOGRAPHY

Kacey Davis, M.Ed., RDMS (AB) (OBGYN)
Program Director
Assistant Professor

Lindsay Vowell, BS, RDMS (AB) (OBGYN)
Clinical Coordinator

EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES

Rhonda Hunt, M.Ed.NRP
Program Director
Assistant Professor

Kenny Guy, AS, NRP
Clinical Coordinator
Instructor

Matthew Hunt, BSEd, EMT-P
Instructor

HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Misty Neal, MBA, RHIA
Program Director
Assistant Professor

Latoya Davis, MS, RHIA
HIT Clinical Coordinator
Instructor

HISTOLOGIC TECHNICIAN

Taiquanda Winbush, MS, HT(ASCP)CM
Program Director
Assistant Professor

Laura Martin, HT(ASCP)CM
Clinical Coordinator
Instructor

Medical Laboratory Technology

Quontasha Glover, M.Ed., MLS(ASCP)CM
Program Director
Instructor

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT

Tonya Curles, M.Ed., COTA/L
Chair, Health Sciences
Program Director
Assistant Professor

Kemesha Spears, BA, COTA/L
Academic Fieldwork Coordinator
Instructor

Ashley Maxwell, MS, OTR/L
Instructor

PHLEBOTOMY

Quontasha Glover, BS, MLS(ASCP)CM
Program Director, Medical Laboratory Technology

Mary Lisa Jones, MS, MT(ASCP)
Instructor

PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT

Kameron Causey, PT, DPT
Program Director
Assistant Professor

Sarah BrinsonEdD, PTA
Dean, Darton College of Health Professions

Associate Professor

Abigale Franklin, PTA
Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education
Instructor

RADIOLOGIC SCIENCE

Kelley Castro, M.Ed., RT(R)(ARRT)
Program Director
Assistant Professor

Amanda Barfield, BS, RT(R)(CT)(ARRT)
Clinical Coordinator
Instructor

RESPIRATORY CARE

Allethea Brooks, M.Ed., RRT
Program Director
Assistant Professor

Robin Moore, BSHS, RRT
Director of Clinical Education

James Palazzolo, MD
Medical Director

Health ScienceS Faculty

Kenneth Kirsch, Jr., Ed.D, M.E.S., NASM – PES, GPTS, CNC
Health & Wellness Director
Assistant Professor

Kerri Tanner, PT, DPT
Professor

 

Nursing

CHAIR

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

PROGRAM Leadership

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

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

Andrea Dozier, EdD, MSN, RN
Director, Associate Nursing Programs
Assistant Professor

Deanna Howe, PhD, RN, CNE
Interim Director, Post-Licensure Nursing Programs
Professor

Sandra Vargovich, MSN, RN
Associate Nursing Programs Coordinator
Assistant Professor

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

FULL-TIME FACULTY

Linda Amankwaa, PhD, RN, FAAN
Professor

Ronda Arline, MSN, RN
Assistant Professor

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

Angela Davis, MSN FNP-C, RN
Instructor

Belinda Gilbert, DNP, MSN-Ed, RNC-NIC
Assistant Professor

Laura Gosa, MSN, RN, PTA
Assistant Professor

Jennifer Heyer, MSN, RN
Associate Professor

Jeanifer Hill, MSN, RN
Assistant Professor

Kristen Hill, MSN, RN
Instructor

Veela Hughes, DNP, MSN RN
Assistant Professor, Cordele Campus

Lisa Jenkins, MSN, RN
Instructor

Rhonda Johnson, MSN, RN
Assistant Professor

Daphine Mathis, MSN, RN
Instructor

Oluwatoyin Okafor, DNP, RN
Undergraduate Clinical Coordinator

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

LaToya Phillips, MSN Ed, RN
Instructor

Deborah Rhodes, DNP, FNP-C, RN
Assistant Professor, Cordele Campus

Seketha Silas, MSN, RN
Assistant Professor

Cynthia Summerlin, DNP, RN
Assistant Professor

Lyla Taft, MSN, RN
Instructor

PART-TIME FACULTY

Amber Cook, DNP, MSN FNP-C, RN

Sheree Dickenson, EdD, MSN, RN

Larecia Gill, PhD, MSN, RN

Linda Grimsley, DSN/PhD, RN

Verna Inandan, MSN, RN

Eugenia Jennings, DNPRN

Joyce Johnson, PhD, RN

Edna Jones, MN, RN

Bianca Kierce, DNP, FNP-C, SGNP-C, WHNP, RN

Crystal Laramore, MSN, RN

Paige Long, BSN, RN

Teresa Mitchell, PharmD

Doretha Moultrie, MSN, RN

Summer Odom, DNP, RN

Stephanie Warfel, MSN FNP-C, RN

STAFF

Bonnie Hardegree
ASN Administrative Assistant

Eric Hernandez
Undergraduate/Graduate Technical and Administrative Assistant

Sherry Koster
Clinical Coordinator Assistant

 

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

Anna Fazio-Gibbs, MS, CSCS
Instructor

Dan Land, MEd
Associate Professor

Valerie Lee, M.Ed
Instructor

Michael Moore, M.Ed
Instructor

Aram Yoon, PhD, CPT, CSCS
Associate Professor

STAFF

Valerie Wallace
Administrative Specialist