Advance our research portfolio with emphasis on areas of strength and collaboration.

  • Develop infrastructure plan that maximizes resources and increases collaboration of research and scholarly activity in areas of strength
  • Explore novel funding opportunities and other activities to increase research and enhance TTUHSC's visibility and reputation

Meet the Research Faculty at the TTUHSC of Nursing

Patricia Allen, Ed.D, RN, CNE, ANEF, FAAN
Susan Andersen, PhD, RN, FNP-BC
Associate Professor
Alyce S. Ashcraft, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF
Professor and Associate Dean for Research
Glenna Roberts Practiceship
Carol Boswell, Ed.D, RN, CNE, ANEF
Professor, James A. "Buddy" Davidson Charitable Foundation Endowed Chair for Evidence-Based Practice, Co-Director of the Center of Excellence in Evidence-Based Practice
Susan Calloway, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC., FAANP
Sharon B. Cannon, Ed.D, RN, ANEF
Professor, Medical Center Hospital Regional Dean Endowed Chair, Co-Director of the Center of Excellence in Evidence-Based Practice
Jennifer Collins, PhD, RN
Associate Professor
Jeannette T. Crenshaw, DNP, RN, LCCE, FACCE, IBCLC, NEA-BC, FAAN
Associate Professor
Dr. Chris Esperat, PhD, FAAN, RN
Professor and Associate Dean for Clinical Services and Community Engagement
Picture of Kyle Johnson Kyle Johnson, PhD, RN, CHSE
Assistant Professor/Clinical and Simulation Director
Dr. Yondell Masten, PhD, WHNP-BC, RNC-OB
Professor, Florence Thelma Hall Endowed Chair for Excellence in Women's Health, and Associate Dean for Outcomes Management and Evaluation
Susan McBride, PhD, RN-BC, CPHIMS
Professor, Program Director Masters Nursing Informatics Program
Ronda Mintz-Binder, DNP, RN, CNE
Associate Professor
Donna C. Owen, PhD, RN, CNE
Mary Madeline Rogge, PhD, RN, FNP, BC
Associate Professor
Jana C. Saunders, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC
Laura Thomas, PhD, RN, CNE
Associate Professor
Amanda Veesart, PhD, RN, CNE
Assistant Professor/Traditional Program Director

Areas of Research

  • Rural & Community Health
  • Aging
  • Women’s Health
  • Mental Health
  • Nursing Education


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