Faculty and Staff


Andy Lampkins

Andy Lampkins, PhD, PharmD

Interim Dean of the College of Education and Health Sciences
Department Chair / Associate Professor / Physician Assistant Science

Room 3025, Stone Family Center for Health Sciences
Lampkins's Full Biography

Dr. Andy Lampkins originally joined the faculty at the University of Evansville in 2013 as the G. Richard and Rita ’59 Eykamp Endowed Chair in Chemistry, and has been a licensed pharmacist for 17 years. Prior to coming to UE, he was the John R. Sampey, Jr. Research Professor at Samford University, where he taught in both the McWhorter School of Pharmacy and the Howard College of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Lampkins’ research uses chemistry as a tool to solve problems in medicine. His group is involved in drug design/discovery, synthesis of bioactive natural products, and new reaction development. Specific research foci include the discovery of new drugs to combat Alzheimer’s disease and the development of “smart” therapeutics that can target, treat, and detect cancer simultaneously. Dr. Lampkins received his Pharm.D. from Butler University, his PhD in organic and medicinal chemistry from the University of Florida, and completed a Walther Cancer Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Notre Dame.
Jenelle Evernham

Jenelle Evernham, MSM, PA-C

Director of Clinical Education and Assistant Professor/Physician Assistant Science

Room 3003, Stone Family Center for Health Sciences

Jenelle Evernham is a physician assistant from Newburgh, IN who has 15 years of clinical experience. She has spent most of her clinical time in emergency medicine and urgent care, where she still currently practices. She received her BS (Sports Administration) and MA (Wellness Management) from Ball State University, and MSM (Physician Assistant Studies) from Trevecca Nazarene University. She joined the UEPA Program in 2017 and has taught across the curriculum in the PA department. Jenelle also serves as an adjunct for the Indiana School of Medicine, and was recently named Director of Clinical Education for the UEPA Program.
Claire Nutt

Claire Nutt, MMS, PA-C

Clinical Assistant Professor and Program Director of Physician Assistant Sciences

Room 3011, Stone Family Center for Health Sciences

Claire Nutt is an Evansville native with several years of clinical experience. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Purdue University. Following undergrad, she went on to study at Saint Louis University, earning a Master of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies in 2011. She has practiced in both cardiology and neurosurgery specialties and has been involved in clinical research.
Sean Harper

Sean Harper, MPAS, PA-C

Associate Program Director / Assistant Professor / Physician Assistant Science

Room 3007, Stone Family Center for Health Sciences

Sean Harper is a physician assistant who has clinical experience in occupational medicine, emergency medicine, and neurology. Prior to becoming a PA, he spent 13 years as a firefighter and paramedic. His last position was with Purdue University Fire Department, where he assisted in starting the advanced life support program. He received both his BS (health science) and master's (MPAS) from Butler University in Indianapolis. He continues to practice in the occupational and urgent care setting. He is also a major in the Indiana National Guard, where he is the company commander for the Indiana Medical Detachment. In August of 2018, he participated in Operation Pahlawan Warrior, the first joint U.S. and Brunei military training exercise. During the exercise, he served as the medical provider for U.S. forces as well as taught tactical combat casualty care (TCCC) to Royal Brunei combat medics. In March of 2020 he was activated for the Indiana COVID Pandemic response where he helped plan the state’s medical response to the crisis and served as the medical provider for service members operating in the extended care facilities and state prisons. Mr. Harper continues to assist with the university’s COVID-19 response through the University of Evansville’s Coronavirus task force.
Emily Thimling

Emily Thimling, MPAS, PA-C

Clinical Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Science

Room 3010, Stone Family Center for Health Sciences

Emily Thimling is a certified physician assistant and has been in practice since 2015. She completed her undergraduate studies at DePauw University (BA) and went on to obtain her master’s from Indiana State University (MPAS). Prior to joining UE’s PA program, she practiced in pediatric orthopedic surgery at Riley Hospital in Indianapolis where she worked in the inpatient and outpatient settings, as well as performing first assist in the OR. She has participated in research and rapid improvement events and hopes to expand upon her passion for service here at UE.
Sally VanWinkle

Sally VanWinkle, MPAS, PA-C


Clinical Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Science

Room 3006, Stone Family Center for Health Sciences

Sally VanWinkle is a southern Indiana native and first time educator. She received both a Bachelor’s in Health Sciences and a Master’s of Physician Assistant Studies from Butler University. Since graduation in 2014, she has practiced in Urology, Pain Management and Family Practice.
Billie Chandler

Billie Chandler

Clinical Coordinator/Instructor of Physician Assistant Science

Room 3021, Stone Family Center for Health Sciences

Clinical Outreach

Kim Moors

Kim Moors, PTA

Director of Clinical Outreach/PT&PA

Room 3014, Stone Family Center for Health Sciences

Kim's responsibilities include outreach to clinical sites and external representation for both the Doctor of Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant Programs. She is a graduate of the University of Evansville's Physical Therapist Assistant program and earned a BS in Health Services from the University of Southern Indiana. Kim has worked in the clinical setting for ProRehab, PC and ProRehab@Home in Evansville and has taught as an adjunct instructor in the UE PTA program.

Medical Director

Paul Perry

Paul Perry, MD

Hand and Shoulder Surgery, President, Tri-State Orthopedic Surgeons

Dr. Paul Perry is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in Upper Extremity. Dr. Perry has been in practice at Tri-State Orthopaedics since 1994 and the President since 2009. After graduating from Wright State School of Medicine and completing his residency at Wright State University, he then completed a Fellowship in Hand and Microsurgery at University of Florida. Dr. Perry is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and a Member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand.


Jill Fisher

Ms. Jill Fisher

Program Administrator

Room 3021, Stone Family Center for Health Sciences

Sharon Selby

Mrs. Sharon Selby

Administrative Assistant/Physician Assistant Science

Room 3002, Stone Family Center for Health Sciences