Mississippi Public Universities

Nursing Deans and Directors
 
Alcorn State University:

Dr. Yolanda Powell-Young
Interim Director, Graduate Nursing Programs
601-304-4301

Dr. Linda Godley
Director, Accreditation & Retention, School of Nursing
601-304-4302

Mrs. Sarah Ware
Interim Director, Baccalaureate Nursing
601-304-4305

Dr. Rosie Williams
Interim Director, Associate Degree Nursing
601-304-4307

Belhaven University:

Dr. Barbara Johnson
Dean, School of Nursing
601-968-8935

Coahoma Community College:

Ms. Beverly Overton
Interim Vice President for Health Sciences
662-621-4257

Copiah-Lincoln Community College:

Ms. Mary Ann Canterbury
Director, Associate Degree Nursing
601-643-8414

Delta State University:

Dr. Lizabeth Carlson
Dean, Robert E. Smith School of Nursing
662-846-4268

Dr. Vicki Bingham
Chair of Academic Programs, Robert E. Smith School of Nursing
662-846-4257

Dr. Shelby Polk
Director, Nurse Practitioner Program (MSN & DNP)
662-846-4263

East Central Community College:

Mrs. Denita Thomas
Dean of Healthcare Education and Director of Associate Degree Nursing
601-635-6294

East Mississippi Community College:

Ms. Patricia L. Clowers
Director of Nursing and Allied Health
662-243-1998

Hinds Community College:

Dr. Libby Mahaffey
Dean, Nursing and Allied Health
601-376-4950

Dr. Debra Spring
Assistant Dean for Nursing
601-376-4953

Holmes Community College:

Dr. LaWanda Herron
Director, Department of Associate Degree Nursing
662-227-2305

Itawamba Community College:

Dr. Donna Williams
Director, Associate Dean of Nursing
662-620-5205

Jones County Junior College:

Ms. Erin Knight
Chair, Division of Associate Degree Nursing
601-477-4019

Meridian Community College:

Dr. Betty W. Davis
Dean of Nursing, Department of Associate Degree Nursing
601-484-8745

Mississippi College:

Dr. Mary Jean Padgett
Dean, School of Nursing
601-925-3278

Mississippi Delta Community College:

Ms. Denise Young
Director, Department of Associate Degree Nursing
662-246-6410

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College:

Dr. Joan Hendrix
Dean of Nursing and Allied Health
601-766-6425

Ms. Phyllis Grant
Chairperson, Nursing Department
Jackson County Campus
228-497-7777

Ms. Bertha Oatis
Chairperson, Nursing Department
Jefferson Davis Campus
228-897-3711

Ms. Alice O’Neal
Chairperson, Nursing Department
Perkinston Campus
601-928-6251

Mississippi University for Women:

Dr. Sheila Adams
Dean, College of Nursing and Speech-Language Pathology
662-329-7299

Dr. Johnnie Sue Wijewardane
Chair, Department of Graduate Nursing
662-329-7320

Dr. Tammie McCoy
Chair, Department of Baccalaureate Nursing
662-329-7302

Ms. Mary Jo Kirkpatrick
Chair, Department of Associate Nursing
662-329-7312

Northeast Mississippi Community College:

Ms. Camille Beals
Director, Associate Degree Nursing
662-720-7773

Northwest Mississippi Community College:

Dr. Denise Bynum
Director of Nursing
662-562-3498

Pearl River Community College:

Dr. Arlene C. Jones
Director of Nursing Education
601-403-1018

Southwest Mississippi Community College:

Melissa Temple
Director, Department of Associate Degree Nursing
601-276-3850

University of Mississippi Medical Center:

Dr. Kim Hoover
Dean, School of Nursing
601-984-6220

Dr. Sharon Lobert
Associate Dean for Research & Evaluation, School of Nursing
601-984-6242

Dr. Marcia Rachel
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
601-984-6228

Dr. Janet Harris
Associate Dean for Practice & Community Engagement
601-815-4122

University of Southern Mississippi:

Dr. Katherine Nugent
Dean, College of Nursing
601-266-6485

Dr. Sandra Bishop
Associate Dean Gulfcoast
228-865-4517

Dr. Anita Boykin
Associate Dean
601-266-5468

Dr. Rowena Elliot
Interim Chair, Department of Advanced Practice
601-266-5462

Dr. Bonnie Harbaugh
Chair, Department of Systems Leadership & Health Outcomes
601-266-5462

Dr. Susan Hart
Chair, Department of Collaborative Nursing Care
601-266-4954

William Carey University:

Dr. Janet Williams
Dean and Professor, School of Nursing
601-318-6568

Dr. Bobbie Loveless
Associate Dean & Associate Professor
228-702-1827

Dr. Karen Sicard
Associate Dean & Associate Professor
601-318-6475