Faculty and Staff

Jerrilee LaMar, Chair and White Family Endowed Professor of Nursing

Dr. Jerrilee LaMar

Chair and White Family Endowed Professor of Nursing

Graves Hall, Room 208
812-488-2442
jl117@evansville.edu
LaMar LaMar Full Biography

Jerrilee is associate professor and Chair in the Dunigan Family School of Nursing and 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.
Donna Cobb, Assistant Professor/Nursing

Mrs. Donna Cobb

Assistant Professor/Nursing

812-488-2591
dc153@evansville.edu
Cobb Cobb Full Biography

Donna teaches at the sophomore and senior levels. Her primary clinical background is in emergency and critical care nursing, having practiced as a nurse in in adult, pediatric, and neonatal critical care areas. Additionally, she has served as a clinical educator in the acute care setting.
Joan Fedor-Bassemier, Simulation Coordinator Assistant Professor/Nursing

Mrs. Joan Fedor-Bassemier

Simulation Coordinator Assistant Professor/Nursing

Graves Hall, Room 214
812-488-2385
jf156@evansville.edu
Fedor-Bassemier Fedor-Bassemier Full Biography

Joan Fedor-Bassemier is assistant professor and simulation coordinator in the Dunigan Family School of Nursing 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.
Paige Baumann, Assistant Professor/Nursing

Mrs. Paige Baumann

Assistant Professor/Nursing

812-488-5340
db316@evansville.edu

Paige is a graduate of the University of Louisville (BSN) and Ball State University (MSN- Education Concentration) and plans to obtain her terminal degree in nursing. Paige’s clinical background is in medical-surgical nursing, including neurology and orthopedic specialties. She continues to practice as a bedside nurse in the community and holds credentials as a Certified Medical Surgical Registered Nurse. Outside of work, Paige enjoys spending time with her husband and dog, Acie, and cheering on UE athletics.
Theresa Price, Assistant Professor/Nursing

Dr. Theresa Price

Assistant Professor/Nursing

812-488-2796
tp86@evansville.edu
Price Price Full Biography

Theresa obtained her nursing educations at University of Southern Indiana with the most recent one being her MSN in Nursing Leadership in 2013. She successfully defended her dissertation in the summer of 2020 gaining her a Doctorate in Education, with focus on Curriculum and Instruction. Theresa is an assistant professor of nursing at the Dunigan School of Nursing at the University of Evansville. Her areas of specialty include critical care and leadership, hence Theresa mostly junior and senior classes.
Kelly Pruden, Assistant Professor/Nursing

Mrs. Kelly Pruden, MSN, RN, CCRN, SCRN

Assistant Professor/Nursing

Graves Hall, Room 210
812-488-2550
kp236@evansville.edu

Kelly Pruden is a graduate of Western Governor’s University, where she completed a ASN to MSN bridge program with a focus on Nursing Education and Henderson Community College, where she obtained her Associates Degree in Nursing. Kelly is an assistant professor of nursing at the Dunigan School of Nursing at the University of Evansville. She continues to work as a bedside critical care nurse at a local hospital.| Kelly is a Critical Care Certified Registered nurse through the American Association of Critical Care Nurses. She also maintains Stroke Care Registered Nurse Certification through American Board of Neurology Nurses. Her favorite areas of nursing include critical care, neurology, neurosurgery, stroke and mental health. She plans to begin furthering her education soon, with the goal of obtaining PMHNP. When not teaching at UE or working as a bedside critical care nurse, Kelly spends her time with her husband and 2 children watching movies and spending time outdoors.
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Mr. Bailey Rankin

Assistant Professor/Nursing

812-488-5343
br158@evansville.edu

Bailey is a graduate of the University of Evansville (BSN) and is currently pursuing a MSN as an Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. Following completion, he plans to finish completing his Doctor of Nursing Practice degree. He has worked in the neuro intensive care and continues to practice in the emergency department. Bailey holds two national certifications as a Critical Care Certified Registered Nurse through the American Association of Critical Care Nurses, as well as his Certified Emergency Nurse certification through the Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing.
Melissa Rea, Assistant Professor/Nursing

Mrs. Melissa Rea

Assistant Professor/Nursing

Graves Hall, Room 231
812-488-2592
mr144@evansville.edu
Rea Rea Full Biography

Melissa is an assistant professor in the Dunigan Family School of Nursing 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.
Katie Thomas, Assistant Professor/Nursing

Mrs. Katie Thomas

Assistant Professor/Nursing

812-488-5024
kt149@evansville.edu
Thomas Thomas Full Biography

Katie is an assistant professor in the Dunigan Family School of Nursing teaching mainly at the Sophomore level. As a Perinatal clinical nurse specialist, Katie has worked as an advanced practice nurse in high-risk obstetrics at Tri-State Perinatology for over 10 years. She has worked in Obstetrics for most of her nursing career. She started her career in academia as an adjunct professor in 2006 teaching in pediatrics and obstetrics in the hospitals for UE. In 2018 she returned to her alma mater and began teaching full time as an assistant professor of nursing at the University of Evansville. Katie is currently pursuing her Doctorate of Nursing Practice in Educational Leadership with an anticipated graduation date of 2022. Outside of work, Katie lives with her husband and three active children in Newburgh, Indiana.
Angie Wooton, Assistant Professor/Nursing

Dr. Angie Wooton

Assistant Professor/Nursing

Graves Hall, Room 236
812-488-5246
aw43@evansville.edu
Wooton Wooton Full Biography

Dr. Angie Wooton is a graduate of the University of Evansville (MSN), University of Southern Indiana (Post-MSN, FNP) and the University of Hawai’i Manoa (PhD). Angie is an Assistant Professor in the Dunigan Family Department of Nursing and Health Sciences at the University of Evansville. Her favorite areas of practice are Endocrinology, Cardiology and Gerontology.

Staff

Stephanie Stoll, Operations Coordinator for Dunigan School of Nursing

Mrs. Stephanie Stoll

Operations Coordinator for Dunigan School of Nursing
ss810@evansville.edu
812-488-2343

Office Phone:
812-488-2343

Office Email:
nursing@evansville.edu

Office Location:
Room 233, Graves Hall