Faculty

Debera Thomas, Dean/Professor

Debera.Thomas@nau.edu 

928-523-2656

Autumn Argent, Assistant Clinical Professor
Autumn.Argent@nau.edu

928-523-6712

Vicki Black, Assistant Clinical Professor

Vicki. Black@nau.edu 

928-523-8774

Laura Blank, Associate Clinical Professor

Laura.Blank@nau.edu 

Curriculum Vita/Resume 

928-523-2608

PRIMARY TEACHING AREA

Family Case Management, Public Health Nursing and Leadership

PRIMARY RESEARCH AREA

Medicaid Managed Care Geriatrics

PRIMARY CLINICAL AREA

Case Management, Home Health and Geriatrics

Jason Bradley, Assistant Clinical Professor

Program Coordinator, Yuma Campus

Jason.Bradley@nau.edu 

Margaret Conger, Professor Emeritus

Margaret.Conger@nau.edu 

928-523-6710

Laura Crouch, Associate Clinical Professor

Laura.Crouch@nau.edu 

Curriculum Vita/Resume 

928-523-6968

PRIMARY TEACHING AREA

Acute Med/Surg, Advanced Applied Nursing

PRIMARY RESEARCH AREA

Human Patient Simulation

PRIMARY CLINICAL AREA

Acute Med/Surg, PACU

Sally Doshier, Assistant Dean/Associate Professor

sally.doshier@nau.edu 

Curriculum Vita/Resume 

928-523-8367

PRIMARY TEACHING AREA

Graduate Nurse Education Track

PRIMARY RESEARCH AREA

Teaching and learning in nursing; distance learning;

PRIMARY CLINICAL AREA

Nursing education

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Sara Dowdle-Simmons, Assistant Clinical Professor Dorothy Dunn, Assistant Professor

Dorothy.dunn@nau.edu 

928-523-

PRIMARY TEACHING AREA

Assessment, Gerontology, Nurse Practitioner

PRIMARY RESEARCH AREA

Compassion Energy

PRIMARY CLINICAL AREA

Family Nurse Practitioner

Bobby Eccleston, Assistant Clinical Professor

Simulation Specialist

Bobby.eccleston@nau.edu 

928-523-2608

Regina Eddie, Assistant Clinical Professor

Regina.Eddie@nau.edu 

928-523-5437

Kimberly Gould, Assistant Clinical Professor Katie Gonzales, Assistant Clinical Professor (part-time)
Family Nurse Practitioner
M. Elizabeth (Liz) Greenberg, Assistant Clinical Professor

Mary.Greenberg@nau.edu 

Curriculum Vita/Resume 

520-879-7955

PRIMARY RESEARCH AREA

Telephone/Telehealth Nursing Practice & Non face-to-face care delivery; Health care systems:evaluation, outcomes, quality assurance; EBP and qualitative methods.

PRIMARY CLINICAL AREA

Ambulatory Care, Telehealth, Community Health

Laura Karnitschnig, Assistant Clinical Professor

Laura.Walker@nau.edu 

928-523-0687

PRIMARY TEACHING AREA

Psyc, Family

PRIMARY RESEARCH AREA

Psyc, Family

Abbe King, Assistant Clinical Professor

Abbe King, Assistant Clinical Professor

 

Katie Lemke, Assistant Clinical Professor M. LuAnne Lilly, Associate Professor

PRIMARY TEACHING AREA

Psychiatric Mental Health, Gerontology, Genomics

PRIMARY RESEARCH AREA

Anger, Alzheimer’s disease, Caregivers

PRIMARY CLINICAL AREA

Psychiatric Mental Health, Adult Nurse Practitioner

Mary.lilly@nau.edu 

928-523-6480

Ambur Lindstrom-Mette, Assistant Clinical Professor

Tucson Campus

Ambur.Lindstrommette@nau.edu 

520-879-7956

Susan Neder, Associate Clinical Professor

Susan.Neder@nau.edu 

928-523-4089

Debra Nogueras, Associate Professor
Debbie J. Nogueras, Ph.D., MSN, RN, ANP-BC, FNP-BC
Associate Professor
Coordinator - Doctor of Nursing Practice and Family Nurse Practitioner Programs
Northern Arizona University, School of Nursing
PO Box 15035
Flagstaff, Arizona 86011
Phone: 928.523.3882 (office; messages)
debbie.nogueras@nau.edu (email; preferred)
Linda Paul, Associate Clinical Professor

Linda.Paul@nau.edu 

Curriculum Vita/Resume 

928-523-2660

PRIMARY TEACHING AREA

Adult Health

PRIMARY RESEARCH AREA

Diabetes

PRIMARY CLINICAL AREA

Medical-Surgical and Diabetes

Karen Plager, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, Professor

Karen.Plager@nau.edu 

928-523-6341

PRIMARY TEACHING AREA

Courses taught or currently teaching: Undergraduate: NUR 307 Health assessment. Graduate: NUR 550 Family Nursing Theory and Practice; NUR 650/651 Advanced Health Assessment; NUR 660 and NUR 661 Family Primary Health Care I and Practicum I; NUR 663 Family Primary Health Care Practicum II NAU Coordinator for Kenya Project, a collaboration between NAU Schools of Nursing and Health Professions, Boston University School of Public Health, and The School for Field Studies, to provide international field study experiences for undergraduate and graduate nursing, public health, and health sciences students. International coordinator for School of Nursing

PRIMARY RESEARCH AREA

Advance nursing practice outcomes assessment with Master's nursing graduates. Interpretive phenomenology methodology. Family health promotion in families with school-age children was focus of dissertation. Worked with a nurse educator and CNO in Madagascar to develop nursing education and move the nursing profession forward in the country. Assessment in south of Tanzania with a school of nursing and possible development of community-based primary health care project. Work in Madagascar on integrated community-based primary health care project with nursing school and NGO for integrated development in southeast Madagascar. Co-participant in multi-university faculty. workload study.

PRIMARY CLINICAL AREA

Family nurse practitioner, family primary care. Faculty practice at Flagstaff Shelter Services Health Clinic 8 hours a week.

Donna Price, Assistant Clinical Professor

Donna.Price@nau.edu 

928-523-0319 

 

Shirley Rees McGee, Assistant Clinical Professor Jennifer Reich, Assistant Professor, PhD, MA, RN, NC-BC Dawn Rivas, Assistant Clinical Professor Enid Rossi, Associate Clinical Professor
Enid.Rossi@nau.edu

Curriculum Vita/Resume 

928-523-6716

PRIMARY TEACHING AREA

Psychiatric Nursing Public Health Nursing/Health Education

PRIMARY RESEARCH AREA

Action Research for Professional Nursing Development

PRIMARY CLINICAL AREA

Psychiatric Nursing Public Health Nursing/Health Education Nursing Case Management

Frank Santorelli, Assistant Clinical Professor

Frank.Santorelli@nau.edu 

928-523-7371

Janine Saulpaugh, Associate Clinical Professor

Tucson Campus

Janine.saulpaugh@nau.edu 

520-879-7954

Anna Schwartz, Associate Professor Judith Sellers, ANCC, RN, Professor Emeritus Pamela Stetina, Associate Professor

Pamela.Stetina@nau.edu 

928-523-7209

Donna Sutton, Assistant Clinical Professor

Donna.Sutton@nau.edu 

Curriculum Vita/Resume 

928-523-0331

PRIMARY TEACHING AREA

Adult Health, Pharmacology

PRIMARY CLINICAL AREA

Critical Care

Sharon Thompson, Assistant Clinical Professor

Sharon.Thompson@nau.edu 

928-523-7769

Barbara Tomlinson, Assistant Clinical Professor

Barbara.Tomlinson@nau.edu 

928-523-3536

Paul Umberger III, Assistant Clinical Professor Tracy Van Slyke, Assistant Clinical Professor Kate Watkins, Associate Clinical Professor

Katherine.watkins@nau.edu 

928-523-0297

 Staff

Tera Amavisca, Administrative Specialist Jacqita Bailey, Student Academic Specialist Joanne Cox, Program Coordinator

Joanne.Cox@nau.edu 

520-879-7959

Mary Delfino-DeBold, Business Manager Beate Hoyt, Administrative Associate

Beate.Hoyt@nau.edu 

928-523-2626

Christopher Jensen, Academic Adviser Eva Johnson, Academic Advisor
Eva.Johnson@nau.edu
928-523-0291
John McGann, Program Coordinator, Concurrent Nursing Program
John.McGann@nau.edu

 15601 N. 28th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85053
(602) 776-4630
Michelle Musich, Lab Coordinator

Michelle.Musich@nau.edu 

928-523-5874

Debbie Nogueras, DNP Coordinator, Associate Professor

Debra.Nogueras@nau.edu 

928-523-3882

Eric Pawelski, Academic Advisor
Eric.Pawelski@nau.edu
928-523-5985
Shirley Rees McGee, MCC Coordinator Gregg Schneider, Academic Advising Coordinator

Gregg.Schneider@nau.edu 

928-523-6846

Ilene Tapaha, Program Coordinator

Ilene.Tapaha@nau.edu 

928-871-2851

Jessica Thurbur, Administrative Specialist, Sr.
Yuma campus
928-336-1291: office
928-336-1849: fax
Jessica.Thurber@nau.edu
Penny Walior, Student Academic Specialist

Penny.Walior@nau.edu 

928-523-6717

Jamie Weber, Administrative Assistant

Jamie.Weber@nau.edu 

928-523-2671