Administration & Departments | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Administration

Michael Evans

Michael Evans, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE, FAAN

Dean
Grover E. Murray Professor

Karla Chapman

Karla Chapman, PhD

Executive Associate Dean
Admissions, Enrollment Management, Student Affairs, Education Technology and Customer Support

Lori Franco

Lori Franco, MBA

Associate Dean
Finance and Administration

Regional Support

Sharon Cannon

Sharon Cannon
EdD, RN, ANEF

Regional Dean
Permian Basin

Pearl Merritt

Pearl Merritt
EdD, MS, MSN, RN, FAAN

Regional Dean
Abilene

Kiper

Valerie Kiper
DNP, RN, MSN, NEA-BC

Regional Dean
Amarillo

Tiffani Wise

Tiffani Wise
DNP, RN, CNE

Regional Dean
Dallas

Academic Departments

Graduate
LaMicha Hogan

LaMicha Hogan
PhD, APRN, FNP-BC

Associate Dean
Department Chair for APRN Programs, Certified Family Nurse Practitioner

Laura Thomas

Laura Thomas
PhD, RN, CNE

Associate Dean
Department Chair Leadership Studies

Undergraduate
Laura Opton

Laura Opton
DHSc, RN, CNE

Associate Dean
Department Chair Non-Traditional Undergraduate Studies

Amanda Veesart

Amanda Veesart
PhD, RN, CNE

Associate Dean
Department Chair Traditional Undergraduate Program

Academic Services

Alyce Ashcraft

Alyce Ashcraft
PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF

Associate Dean
Research and Scholarship

Joe Ferrer

Joe Ferrer
MEd

Assistant Dean
Education Technology

Patricia Francis-Johnson

Patricia Francis-Johnson
DNP, RN, CDP

Assistant Dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Hollis Franco

Hollis Franco
PhD, RN, MEDSURG-BC

Assistant Dean of Wellness 
Associate Professor

Kyle Johnson

Kyle Johnson
PhD, RN, CHSE

Associate Dean for Simulation
Associate Professor

Yondell Masten

Yondell Masten
PhD, APRN, WHNP-BC, RNC-OB

Associate Dean
Outcomes Management & Evaluation 

Amy Moore

Amy Moore
DNP, APRN, FNP-C

Assistant Dean
Global Health

Lauren Sullivan

Lauren Sullivan
EdD, CDP

Assistant Dean
Advising and Admissions