Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University Administration,

Faculty and Staff

President

Tina Holland, Ph.D.

President’s Cabinet

Sr. Martha Ann Abshire, F.M.O.L., Vice President, Mission Identity
M.S., University of Notre Dame; B.S., University of Southwestern Louisiana

Bercegeay, Angelia, Vice President for Operations and Finance

B.S., Louisiana State University

Rebecca C. Cannon, Vice President, Enrollment Management & Student Affairs
M.Ed., B.S., Southeastern Louisiana University

Judith Roberson, Vice President, Institutional Advancement
M.A., Louisiana State University, B.S., University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Brother Edward A. Violett, SM, Vice President, Academic Affairs
Ph.D., London School of Economics, M.S.A., University of Notre Dame, B.B.A., St. Mary’s University


Deans

Amy Hall, Dean, School of Nursing
PhD Saint Louis University; MS in Nursing University of Illinois-Chicago; BSN Saint Louis University

Susan Steele-Moses, Dean, School of Health Professions
DNS, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center; MN Louisiana State University Medical Center; BSN Southeastern Louisiana University, ADN, Louisiana State University Medical Center

Brian Rash, Dean, School of Arts and Sciences 
Ph.D., Louisiana State University; B.S., Bowling Green State University

Alison Wells, Dean of Students
Ed.D., University of Houston; M.Ed., Texas State University; B.S., Louisiana State University
 

Administration

Denise Gillespie, R.N., Director, Campus Health and Safety
 
B.S.N., Louisiana State University Medical Center

Lucas Huntington, Co-Librarian
 M.L.I.S., Louisiana State University

Kimberly Jones-James, Registrar 
B.S., Southern University A&M College

Terry Martin, Director, Financial Aid
M.A., B.A., Louisiana State University

 Maggie McCann,   Co-Librarian
 B.S., M.L.I.S., Louisiana State University

Candi McElheny, Director of Institutional Effectiveness
Ph.D., M.S., Louisiana State University; B.A., University of Utah

Tracy Novak, Bursar
B.S., Texas A&M University

Jalan Woodward, Director, Learning Resource Center

M.A., B.A., Louisiana State University

 


Faculty

Aime, Marty, Associate Professor, Program Director, Physical Therapist Assistant Program, School of Health Professions. P.T, D.P.T., A.T. Still University; B.S., P.T. Louisiana State University Medical Center, New Orleans 

Badeaux, Aimee, Associate Professor, Program Director, Nurse Anesthesia Program, Associate Professor, School of Nursing. Ph.D., Louisiana State University; M.S.N.A., Our Lady of the Lake College; B.S.N., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Bates, Alicia, Assistant Professor, Family Nurse Practitioner Program, School of Nursing. Ph.D., William Carey University, M.S.N., B.S.N, University of Southern Mississippi

Bell, Wenona, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing; M.S.N., B.S.N., Southern University A & M College

Bergeron, Rebekah, Assistant Professor, Co-Clinical Coordinator, School of Nursing. M.S.N., Our Lady of the Lake College; B.S.N., Southeastern Louisiana University

Blanchard, Shaun, Assistant Professor, Theology, School of Arts and Sciences. B.A. University of North Carolina, M.St. Theology, University of Oxford, Ph.D., Marquette University.

Bird, Lawrence C., Instructor, Biology, School of Arts and Sciences. B.S., Louisiana State University; M.C.S., Mississippi College

Blackwell, Michele, Assistant Professor, Co-Clinical Coordinator, School of Nursing, M.S.N., B.S.N., A.S.N., Our Lady of the Lake College

Boria, Damon, Associate Professor, Philosophy Chair, Department of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences; B.S., Wabash College, M.A., Ph.D. Purdue University

Brigman, Susan, Associate Professor, Director, Psychology Program, School of Arts and Sciences.  B.S. University of Oklahoma; M.Ed. Oklahoma City University; M.A., Ph.D, Louisiana State University

Britt, Paul, Assistant Professor, Mathematics, School of Arts and Sciences. B.S., B.B.A. Millsaps College; M.S., Louisiana State University

Broussard, Mandy, Assistant Professor, Assistant Program Director, Nurse Anesthesia Program, School of Nursing. D.N.P., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center; M.N.N.A., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center; B.S.N., Nicholls State University  

Buancore, Carolyn, Assistant Professor, Nursing Skills Laboratory Coordinator, School of Nursing. M.N., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center; B.S.N., William Carey College

Burner, Lindsay, Instructor, Family Nurse Practitioner Program, School of Nursing. M.S.N., University of Texas Health Science Center; B.S.N., Seattle Pacific University

Carp, Charlotte, Assistant Professor, Psychology.  B.S., M.S., Ph.D. Texas Christian University

Carter, Josephine, Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant Studies Program, School of Health Professions.  MMS, Our Lady of the Lake College; BS, Louisiana State University

Cordes, Tim, Assistant Professor, Director of Clinical Education, Respiratory Therapy Program, School of Health Professions. B.S., RRT, M.S. Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans

Davis, Amelia, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing. Ph.D., William Carey University, M.S.N. and B.S.N., Alcorn State University

Davis, Eliska, Assistant Professor, Biology. School of Arts and Sciences. B.S., R.D.H. Northeast Louisiana University; M.R.C. Wright State University

Davis, Sue, Director, Respiratory Therapy Program, Assistant Professor, School of Health Professions. B.S.R.R.T, LSU Health Sciences Center, M.A.Ed., RRT-NPS, University of Phoenix

Dennison-Robert, Cathy, Associate Professor, Interim Chair of Business Administration, School of Arts and Sciences. B.S., M.B.A. McNeese State University; Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Deyo, Sarah, Assistant Professor, Director, Physician Assistant Studies, School of Health Professions. M.M.S., FRANU, B.S., Texas A&M University

Dorn, Callie, Assistant Professor, Nurse Anesthesia Program, School of Nursing. D.N.P.-A, Texas Christian University, B.S.N., Southeastern Louisiana University 

Dorsey, LaTonya, Associate Professor, Pre-Licensure BSN Program Director, School of Nursing. D.N.P. Loyola University, New Orleans; M.S.N., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center; B.S.N., Southern University A&M College

Doyle, Bronwyn, Associate Professor, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Nursing, School of Nursing. Ph.D., Louisana State University; M.S.N., Our Lady of the Lake College; B.S.N., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Dreznick , Michael T., Associate Professor, Psychology, School of Arts and Sciences. B.A., University of Buffalo, SUNY; Ph.D., University of Albany, SUNY

Erwin, Benjamin, Assistant Professor, Academic Coordinator, Physician Assistant Studies Program, School of Health Professions.  MMS, Our Lady of the Lake College; BS, Louisiana State University

Fakier, Kathryn, Instructor, Assistant Director, Master of Science in Nutritional Sciences Program, School of Health Professions. MS McNeese State University; BS Louisiana State University

Ferdaus, Riaz,  Associate Professor,  Director, Health Service Administration Program, School of Arts and Sciences. M.B.B.S., Dhaka Medical College; P.D.H.E., Dhaka University; M.P.H., Tulane University; Ph.D. Southern University A&M College

Fox, Deborah, Associate Professor, Director, Medical Laboratory Science and Phlebotomy Programs, School of Health Professions. PhD, M.A., B.S., Louisiana State University

Fournet, Rachel, Associate Professor; Director, Master of Science in Nutritional Sciences Program, School of Health Professions.  PhD, Louisiana State University; MS, Texas Woman’s University; BS, University of Southwestern Louisiana

Futrell, Quincey, Instructor, Respiratory Therapy Program, School of Health Professions. A.S., Copiah Lincoln Junior College; B.S. Southeast Louisiana State University.

Gallow, Leon, Assistant Professor, Family Nurse Practitioner Program, School of Nursing. D.N.P., University of South Alabama, M.S.N. Northwestern State University, B.S.N. McNeese State University.

Gautreaux, Dixie, Professor, Chemistry, Co-Chair. Science Department. Chemistry, School of Arts and Sciences.  B.S., Nicholls State University; Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Goncalves, Sarah Williams, Assistant Professor, Radiologic Technology, School of Health Professions, M.Ed. University of Louisiana at Monroe,  B.S., N.M.T., Weber State University, A.S., RT(R), Our Lady of the Lake College

Graham, April, Instructor, Physical Therapist Assistant Program, School of Health Professions.  B.S. Louisiana State University, A.S. PTA, Our Lady of the Lake College

Hall, Janice, Instructor, School of Nursing. M.S.N., B.S.N., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Harmon, Carla, Associate Professor, School of Nursing. Ph.D., Louisiana State University, M.S.N., B.S.N., Southern University A&M College

Hollingsworth, Lauren, Instructor, School of Nursing. M.S.N., Loyola University; B.S.N., University of Texas at Arlington; A.S.N., Louisiana Tech University

Houk, James,  Professor, Anthropology, School of Arts and Sciences. B.S., M.S., Louisiana State University; Ph.D., Tulane University

Jackson, Tamara, Instructor, Nurse Anesthesia Program, School of Nursing. M.S.N.A., Our Lady of the Lake College; B.S.N., Southern University

Johnson, Paulette, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing. M.S.N., B.S.N. Southern University A&M College

Johnston, Leigh Ann, Associate Professor, Communications, School of Arts and Sciences. B.A. Louisiana State University; M.S. Radford University; Ph.D. University of Alabama  

Jones-Thomas, Tabitha, Director of Simulation, School of Nursing. M.S.N., Southern University A& M College, B.S.N., Norfolk State University;
 
Kosh,
Emily, Associate Professor, Mathematics, School of Arts and Sciences. B.S., Nicholls State University; M.A., Louisiana State University; Ph.D., St. Lourdes University

Lenard, Natalie, Professor, Biology, Co-Chair, Department of Science; Director, Biology Program. School of Arts and Sciences. B.S., Louisiana Tech University; Ph.D., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport

Lepper, Tracy, Assistant Professor, Psychology, Director, Applied Behavioral Analysis Certificate Program, A.S., Kellogg Community College, B.S. Western Michigan University, M.S., Ph.D., Texas Christian University.

Martin, Kristin, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing. D.N.P., Chatham University; Post-Master’s F.N.P, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center; MSN, University of Phoenix; B.S.N., Louisiana College

Mathes, Sandra, Instructor, School of Nursing. M.S.N., Our Lady of the Lake College; B.S.N., Dillard University

McIntosh, Michael, Clinical Coordinator, Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant Studies Program, School Health Professions.  B.S., Southeastern Louisiana University; M.H.S., University of South Alabama

Meinert, John, Associate Professor, Theology, School of Arts and Sciences, B.A. Benedictine College, M.S. University of Dallas; Ph.D. Catholic University of America.

Mitra, Amit, Associate Professor, School of Nursing. Ph.D., Creighton University; M.D., Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research; M.B.B.S., Armed Forces Medical College

Mullins, Lindsay, Associate Professor, Sister Agnes Marie Fitzsimons Endowed Chair of Gerontology, School of Nursing. Ph.D., Louisiana State University; M.S., Georgetown University; B.S.N., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Munson, Belinda, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing. M.S.N., Southeastern Louisiana University; B.S.N., Southern University A&M College

Muscat, Diane, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing. M.S.N., Our Lady of the Lake College; B.S.N, Southeastern Louisiana University

Napoli, Barbara, Assistant Professor, Mathematics, School of Arts and Sciences. A.S., Union County College; B.S., Thomas Edison State College; M.B.A., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Nelson, Timothy “Kirk”, Associate Professor, Director, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, School of Health Professions.  BS, Centenary College; MPT Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center; PhD University of New Orleans

Olinde, Amanda, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing. D.N.P., Frontier Nursing University; M.S.N.-Midwifery, Frontier Nursing University; A.S.N., Our Lady of the Lake College

Pedersen, Phyllis, Assistant Professor, Assistant Program Director, Nurse Anesthesia Program, School of Nursing. D.N.P., Texas Christian University; M.H.S., Texas Wesleyan University; Diploma in Nurse Anesthesia, Charity Hospital; B.S., Ottawa University, A.S.N, Victoria College

Poirrier, Amber, Instructor, Nurse Anesthesia Program; School of Nursing. M.S.N.A, Our Lady of the Lake College; B.S.N., Louisiana State University Health Science Center

Pourciau, Dusty “Cole”, Assistant Professor, Director of Anesthesia Simulation, Nurse Anesthesia Program, School of Nursing; D.N.P., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center; M.S.N.A., B.S.N., A.S.N., Our Lady of the Lake College

Purdy, Elaine, Assistant Professor, Program Director, Master of Heatlh Administration, School of Arts and Sciences. B.S. Northeast Louisiana University, M.Ed., Northeast Louisiana University, M.B.A. Tulane University, D.H.A., Central Michigan University.

Rash, Zachary, Instructor, Writing, School of Arts and Sciences, B.S., M.A. University of Dayton

Reddix, Rhoda, Associate Professor, School of Health Professions, Coordinator of Service-Learning. B.S., Xavier University; Ph.D., Indiana University; Postdoctoral Fellowship, Ohio State University

Rochester, Tina, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing. M.S.N., B.S.N., Southeastern Louisiana University

Rodriguez, Kelly, Assistant Professor, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, School of Health Professions.  BS, Psychology, Louisiana Tech University; MPT Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport; DPT Nova Southeastern University

Santos, Gayle, Instructor, School of Nursing. M.S.N, Loyola University; B.S.N, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Schluter, Valerie, Associate Professor, Director of QEP, School of Nursing. Ph.D, Louisiana State University; M.S.N., B.S.N., Southeastern Louisiana University

 Schneider, Cindra, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing. M.S.N., University of Phoenix;  B.S.N., Mesa State College; Diploma in Nursing, Community Hospital School of Nursing

Schreiter, William, Assistant Professor, Research Director, Nurse Anesthesia Program, School of Nursing. P.h.D, Louisiana State University, B.A., Lawrence University

Scott, Nicole, Instructor, Simulation Faculty Manager, School of Nursing. M.S.N., B.S.N., Southern University and A&M College.

 Seward, Tanya, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing. M.S.N., Adult-Gerontological Nurse Practitioner, University of South Alabama; B.S.N., Gwynedd Mercy College

Simms, Dawn, Assistant Professor, Biology, School of Arts and Sciences. B.S., M.S. Louisiana State University

Simoneaux, Rebecca, Assistant Professor, Clinical Coordinator, Radiologic Technology Program, School of Health Professions. M.Ed., Louisiana State University B.S., University of Louisiana, Monroe , A.S.R.T(R), Our Lady of the Lake College, ,

St. Germain, Nicole, Assistant Professor, Director Radiologic Technology Program, School of Health Professions. MSRS Northwestern Louisiana University, B.S., University of Louisiana at Monroe;  A.S.RT(R) Our Lady of the Lake College;

Swafford, Albert,  Associate Professor, Research Director, Physician Assistant Studies Program, School of Health Professions. B.S., Loyola University; M.S., University of South Alabama; Ph.D., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Thomas, Francine, Associate Professor, RN-BSN Program Director, School of Nursing. Ph.D., University of New Orleans; M.N., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center; B.S.N., William Carey College; Diploma in Nursing, Charity Hospital School of Nursing

Thompson, Jeffrey, Assistant Professor, Director of Clinical Education, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, School of Health Professions.  BS, Eastern Washington University; MPT, Eastern Washington University; DPT, Temple University

 Vigee, Kimberly Denise, Assistant Professor, Biology, School of Arts and Sciences. B.S., M.S., Louisiana State University

Wells, Kristen, Instructor, Radiologic Technology, School of Health Professions, B.S., University of Louisiana, Monroe, A.S. RT(R) Our Lady of the Lake College

Whidden, David, Professor, Director, Theology program; School of Arts and Sciences, B.A. Stetson University, M.B.A., Business University of Florida, M.T.S., Ph.D., Theology, Southern Methodist University

Woodward, Angus, Associate Professor, Writing, School of Arts and Sciences.. B.A., University of Michigan; M.F.A., Louisiana State University

Affiliate Faculty

Banda, Venkat, M.D., FACP
Campanella, Brent, M.D.
Dunbar, Allston, M.D., M.B.A.
Jones, Clay T., M.D.
Kearley, Richard K, M.D., FCCP
Leblanc, Brian, M.D.
McLemore, Carl E., M.D.
Simpson, Karen, M.D.
Vicari, Roberta, M.D., FAAP

Staff

Abadie, Kimberly, Manager, Academic Advising - Office of Advising

Bergeron, Meridith, Instructional Designer, M. Ed., Northwestern State University of Louisiana, B. A. University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Bienvenu, Lauren, Secretary 2, Physical Therapy Department, School of Health Professions, A.S., PTA, Our Lady of the Lake College

Bramlett, Renee, Administrative Assistant, Office of Academic and Administrative Technology

Broussard, Brooke, Executive Assistant, B.A., Louisiana State University

Browning, Lynn, Associate Dean, Student Affairs. B.A, M.A., D.Min., Covington Theological Seminary

Campbell, Ellen, R.N., Campus Health and Safety. B.S.N., Northwestern State College

Cardello, Margaret, Office Manager, Office of Admissions

Cramer, Brandy, Secretary, School of Arts and Sciences

Crosby, Adam, Enrollment Advisor, B.S., Our Lady of the Lake College

Crowe, Denise, Alumni & Annual Giving Director, Office of Institutional Advancement. B.A., Pacific Lutheran University

Curtis, Kristen, Academic Support Coordinator, Graduate Nursing, School of Nursing. B.A., Argosy University

Defrances, William Tyler, Institutional Data Manager, Institutional Research. M.S. Mississippi College, B.A., Louisiana State University

DeLaune, Lauren, Laboratory Educator, Medical Laboratory Science Program, School of Health Professions. B.S., Our Lady of the Lake College, B.S., Louisiana State University

Devillier, Margaret, Laboratory Coordinator, Medical Laboratory Sciences Program, School of Health Professions. B.S., University of Louisiana, Monroe

Dorsey, Denice,  University Operations Director, A.S., B.S., Our Lady of the Lake College

Drumm, Dylan, Enrollment Advisor, B.S. Louisiana State University

Duncan, Donetta, Academic Support Coordinator, Undergraduate Nursing, School of Nursing. B.A., Ashford University

Fallo, Daniel, Library Associate, College Library

Garb, Allison, Administrative Assistant to the Vice President of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs, Office of Enrollment Management, A.S., River Parishes Community College

Greene, Aimee, Director of Advancement Services and Donor Relations, B.S., Louisiana State University

Harris, Wendy, Administrative Assistant., School of Nursing

Jenkins, Debra, College Receptionist, Office of the President

Jennings, Ellen, Financial Aid Counselor, Office of Financial Aid, B.S., Our Lady of the Lake College

Jones, Latoya, Financial Aid Counselor, Office of Financial Aid, B.S., Louisiana State University

Lambert, Mary, Administrative Assistant, Academic Affairs

LeBlanc, Wendy C., Senior Financial Aid Counselor, Office of Financial Aid. B.S., Nicholls State University

Marioneaux, Stachia, Marketing & Communications Director, Office of Institutional Advancement, B. S.  Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)

Matthieu-Holmes, Teryl, Student Account Coordinator, Bursar’s Office

Melancon, Kimberly, Executive Assistant to the President, Office of the President

Newman, Jamie, Administrative Assistant, Office of Student Affairs. B.A., Southeastern Louisiana University

Olendorf, Daphne, Chemical Hygeine Officer/Chemistry Laboratory Assistant, B.S., Our Lady of the Lake College

Ourso, Mark, Contracts and Grants Manager, Operations and Finance. J.D., Mississippi College School of Law; B.A., Springhill College

Parkin, Tilly, Enrollment Advisor, Office of the Registrar, B.A., Notre Dame; M.M. University of Phoenix

Penns, Esther, Academic Advisor, Office of Advising and Retention. B.S., M.A., Southern University A&M College

Robey, Deidra, Registration Clerk, Office of the Registrar. A.S., Our Lady of the Lake College

Robichaux, Amanda, Academic Support Coordinator, Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health Professions, B.S., Louisiana State University

St. Blanc, Laura, Director of Development, Office of Institutional Advancement, B. A. Louisiana State University

Savoie, Lynn G., Special Events Coordinator, Enrollment Management and Student Affairs. B.A., Louisiana State University

Taylor, Lekeisha, Secretary, School of Arts and Sciences

Trahan, Tyler, Enrollment Advisor; B.S. Louisiana State University

Turner, Aubry, Academic Advisor, Office of Advising and Retention. B.S., Southern University, M.A., Louisiana State University

Vidrine, Tammy, Director of Campus Ministry, M.R.E., Loyola University, New Orleans

Washington, Tamara, Associate Registrar, Office of the Registrar. A.S., B.S., Our Lady of the Lake College; M.B.A., University of Phoenix

Williams, Andrea, Academic Advisor, Office of Advising and Retention. B.S., Louisiana State University

Wiley, Tamasha, Administrative Assistant, School of Arts & Sciences

Winship, Nancy, Administrative Assistant, School of Health Professions

Zamin, Fatima, Cataloging Librarian, College Library. M.Ed., M.L.I.S., Louisiana State University

Emeriti

Joe Ann Clark, Ed.D., Dean, School of Nursing-Emeritus: Ed.D., M.S.N., University of Southern Mississippi; B.S.N., University of Oklahoma

James Firnberg, Ed.D., President-Emeritus: Ed.D., M.Ed., Louisiana State University; B.A., University of Southwestern Louisiana

Michael Smith, Ph.D., President-Emeritus: Ph.D., University of Nebraska; B.S., Northeast Missouri State University