Western University of Health Sciences College of Graduate Nursing Western University of Health Sciences
College of Graduate Nursing

Faculty & Staff

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  • Faculty & Staff

The College of Graduate Nursing is under the leadership of Dean Karen Hanford, EdD, MSN, FNP. Other members of the College’s faculty and administrative staff are listed here with their contact information. For additional background information on selected faculty and staff, click on the name.

Faculty and Administration

Assistant Dean of Community Engagement, Fletcher Jones Foundation Endowed Chair for Nursing Safety & Quality, Director of Health Systems Leadership and Director of DNP Program

Assistant Director MSN/FNP Program, Clinical Education Coordinator and Assistant Professor

Simulation Coordinator and Assistant Professor

Professor, Founding Dean Emerita

Assistant Dean of Distance Operations, Director of MSN/FNP and Ambulatory Care Nursing Programs and Professor

Assistant Professor, Assistant Director of the Health Systems Leadership MSN Program

Assistant Director of MSN-E Program and Assistant Professor

Assistant Director of Ambulatory Care Track and Associate Professor

Director of MSN-E Program and Assistant Professor

Administrative Staff 

Administrative Assistant III

Director of Student Services

Manager of Clinical Affiliations, FNP Program Administrator

Director of Assessment

Administrative Associate I

Instructional Designer

Assistant Dean of Student Affairs

Manager of Doctor of Nursing Practice Program and Educational Technology

Director of Operations

Administrative Associate I

Operations Associate/Simulation Technician