Faculty and Departments
School of Nursing and Allied Health


Shonta Bell, PhD
Associate Professor of Nursing, Chair, Department of Nursing, Program Coordinator, Prelicensure BSN
Cullen Nursing Center 121
Yashayla Brown, DNP
Assistant Professor of Nursing, Program Coordinator, RN-BSN, RN-MSN, and the MSN-FNP Programs, Director, Graduate Nurse Practitioner Programs
Cullen Science Center 139
Carol Lavender, RN DNP, DNP
Professor of Nursing, Dean, School of Nursing and Allied Health
Cullen Nursing Center 112
Jessica Murray
Assistant Professor of Nursing, Practice Preparedness Coordinator
Cullen Nursing Center 125
Alesia Staha
Pre-Nursing Advisor
Cullen Science Center 111


Laura Bobart, PhD
Assistant Professor of Kinesiology, Program Coordinator, Kinesiology-Allied Health (BS)
Mark Gaus, EdD
Professor of Kinesiology, Co-Program Coordinator, Kinesiology-Sport Management, BA and MS, Content Expert, BS, Kinesiology with EC-12 Physical Education (Teacher Certification), Interim Chair, Department of Kinesiology
Bradshaw Fitness Center 2323