Research @ the School of Nursing | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center


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
Photo Name, Credentials and Title
Picture of Patricia Allen Patricia Allen, Ed.D, RN, CNE, ANEF, FAAN
Picture of Alyce Ashcraft Alyce S. Ashcraft, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF
Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship, Professor
Mildred & Shirley Garrison Endowed Professorship,
Ken Ketner Faculty Development Endowment,
University Distinguished Professor
Picture of Jennifer Collins Jennifer Collins, PhD, RN
Associate Professor
Picture of Jeannette Crenshaw Jeannette T. Crenshaw, DNP, RN, LCCE, FACCE, IBCLC, NEA-BC, FAAN
Picture of Chris Esperat 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
Picture of Jennifer Kesey Jenna Kesey, PhD, APRN,FNP-BC, CWS
Assistant Professor
Picture of Yondell Masten 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
Picture of Susan McBride Susan McBride, PhD, RN-BC, CPHIMS
Professor, Program Director Masters Nursing Informatics Program
Picture of Ronda Mintz-Binder Ronda Mintz-Binder, DNP, RN, CNE
Associate Professor
Picture of Donna Owen Donna C. Owen, PhD, RN, CNE
Photo of Sharron Franks-Meeks Sherron Franks-Meeks, PhD, MPAL, BA, RN, CNE
Assistant Professor
default image Cory Church, PhD, RN, NPD-BC
Associate Professor
Research Faculty at TTUHSC School of Nursing

Areas of Research

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

Research Funding



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