Faculty and Staff
Dr. Amy Hall
Graves Hall 204
Dr. Amy Hall is the White Family Endowed Professor and Chair of the Dunigan Family Department of Nursing and Health Sciences at the University of Evansville.
Mrs. Suzanne Bailey
Graves Hall 200
Suzanne Bailey is an Associate Professor in the Dunigan Family Department of Nursing and Health Sciences at the University of Evansville. She is board certified as a psychiatric mental health clinical nurse specialist.
Mrs. Patricia Koller
Patti Koller is an Assistant Professor in the Dunigan Family Department of Nursing and Health Sciences. She has also held positions in Heart and Vascular, Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine and Family Practice Clinics.| She currently works as a Family Nurse Practitioner in family practice.
Mrs. Jamie Burkhart
Educating our future nurses provides a great reward for me. I was born and raised in Evansville, Indiana. I earned my Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree at Indiana University, and my Master of Science in Nursing in Women’s Health| at Vanderbilt University. I am a board certified Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner. I am a member of the National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health and Sigma Theta Tau. I have practiced nursing on a medical surgical unit, at a pediatric clinic, a gynecology clinic, and in surgery. As an Assistant Professor of Nursing at the University of Evansville, I teach the sophomore nursing courses of fundamentals and physical assessment, in which the skills in these courses are to be mastered by students to become certified nurses. In addition, I teach the healthy families course that focuses on clients and families of all ages and also a pharmacology course. I encourage nursing students to strive to master their nursing skills, and I enjoy providing my knowledge to them.
Mrs. Joan Fedor-Bassemier
Simulation Coordinator Assistant Professor/Nursing
Joan Fedor-Bassemier is an Assistant Professor and Simulation Coordinator in the Dunigan Family Department of Nursing and Health Sciences at the University of Evansville. Joan is instrumental in planning, developing and implementing state-of-the-art technology in the UE Simulation Lab and integrates simulation into the Nursing curriculum.
Dr. Jerrilee Lamar
Graves Hall 208
Jerrilee currently teaches the junior level nursing research course and junior level clinical courses. She also teaches a general education health and wellness course each semester and serves as an American Heart Association Pediatric Advanced| Life Support and Basic Life Support Instructor.
Mrs. Kathryn Lever
Graves Hall 230
Kathy Lever teaches courses at the freshmen, sophomore and junior level. She has practiced in many different fields of nursing including surgery, obstetrics, home health care, and nursing education. She is board certified| in inpatient obstetrics as well as a women's healthcare nurse practitioner. Kathy is passionate about women’s health issues and maternal child care.
Miss Deborah Marshall
Graves Hall 201
Mrs. Melissa Rea
Melissa is an Assistant Professor in the Dunigan Family Department of Nursing and Health Sciences and focuses on medical –surgical nursing throughout the lifespan and community health. As a certified gerontological Clinical Nurse| Specialist, Melissa worked as an advanced practice nurse in geriatric primary care for 12 years at St. Mary’s Senior Care clinic. In 2007 she started her career in academia as an adjunct professor teaching clinical gerontology at the University of Southern Indiana. In 2009 she returned to her alma mater and began teaching at the University of Evansville first as an adjunct professor and then in January of 2010 as an assistant professor of nursing.
Mrs. Cindy Schaefer
Graves Hall 210
Cindy currently teaches the senior nursing students and specializes in community health. Cindy has practiced nursing in different areas that include medical surgical, oncology, radiation therapy, cardiac intensive care, clinical research,| and community health. She is currently working on her PhD in Nursing at Duquesne University.
Dr. Angie Wooton
Graves Hall 236
Dr. Angie Wooton is an Assistant Professor in the Dunigan Family Department of Nursing and Health Sciences at the University of Evansville. She also works as a Family Nurse Practitioner for the McAuley Clinic in Owensboro, Kentucky. Her favorite areas of practice are Cardiology and Family Medicine.
Mrs. Jane Woods
Graves Hall 233