School of Nursing Faculty

Administrative Faculty

Diane M Santa Maria, DrPH, MSN, RN, APHN-BC

Dorothy T. Nicholson Distinguished Professorship
Dean (Interim), Cizik School of Nursing (Email)

Cathy L Rozmus, PhD, RN

PARTNERS Endowed Professorship in Nursing
Vice Dean for Academic Affairs (Email)

Constance M Johnson, PhD, MS, RN, FAAN

Lee and J.D. Jamail Distinguished Professor
Associate Dean for Research (Email)

Susan D Ruppert, PhD, RN, FNP-C, ANP-BC, FCCM, FNAP, FAANP, FAAN

PARTNERS Endowed Professorship in Nursing
Associate Dean & Department Chair, Graduate Studies (Email)

Erica Yu, PhD, RN

Margaret A. Barnett/PARTNERS Professorship in Nursing
Associate Dean & Department Chair, Undergraduate Studies (Email)

Myron H Arnaud, DNP, CRNA

Division Director, Nurse Anesthesia (Email)

Susan M Krawtz, MSN, RN

Director, RN to BSN Program (Email)

Patrick A Laird, DNP, RN, ACNP-BC

Director, MSN Program (Email)

Kristin K Ownby, PhD, RN, ACHPN, ACRN, AOCN, CNS-BC

Director, Pacesetter Program (Email)

Lisa W Thomas, DNP, RN, CNS

Director, DNP Program (Email)

Geri L Wood, PhD, RN, FAAN

Bette P. Thomas Distinguished Professorship for Innovative Healthcare Delivery
Director, PhD Program (Email)

Melissa D Ethington, PhD, RN

Executive Director (Interim), Student Affairs (Email)

Vaunette P. Fay, PhD, RNC, FNP, GNP

Suzie Conway Endowed Professorship in Nursing
Director, Continuing Education (Email)

Martina R Gallagher, PhD, RN

Director, Global Health Program (Email)

Sandra K Hanneman, PhD, RN, FAAN

Jerold B. Katz Distinguished Professorship for Nursing Research
Director (Interim), Nursing Research Labs (Email)

Seema S Aggarwal, PhD, RN, AGNP-C

Coordinator, Adult/Gero Primary Care Track (Email)

Lisa Boss, PhD, RN, CNS, CEN

Coordinator, Nursing Leadership Track (Email)

Olivia M Fitch, PhD

Graduate Academic Success Coach (Email)

Kelly D Kearney, DNP, RN, PMHNP-BC

Coordinator, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Program Track (Email)

Carole L Mackavey, DNP, MSN, RN, FNP-C

Co-Coordinator, Family Nurse Practitioner Track (Email)






Acute and Continuing Care






Center for Nursing Research






Family Health






Nurse Anesthesia

Jose M Acosta, DNP, CRNA

Assistant Professor (Email)

Myron H Arnaud, DNP, CRNA

Division Director, Nurse Anesthesia (Email)

Amy Blok, DNP, CRNA

Assistant Professor (Email)

Johnny Dang, DNP, CRNA

Assistant Professor (Email)

Deniz N Dishman, DNAP, CRNA

Assistant Professor (Email)

Brian F Galle, DNP, CRNA

Assistant Professor (Email)

Matthew M Lewis, DNP, CRNA

Assistant Track Director, Nurse Anesthesia (Email)

Peter C Slivinski, DNP, CRNA

Assistant Professor (Email)






Nursing Systems






UT Health Services