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Our Lady of the Lake College Administration, Faculty and staff

President

Sandra S. Harper, Ph.D.
Ph.D., M.S., University of North Texas; B.S., Texas Tech University

President’s Cabinet

David England, Ph.D., Executive Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs
 
Ph.D., M.S., B.S., Indiana University

Rebecca C. Cannon, Director, Enrollment Management
 
M.Ed., B.S., Southeastern Louisiana University

Ken DeDominicis, Vice President for Institutional Advancement
M.P.A., North Carolina State University; B.A., LaSalle University

Eric Seneca, Director, Academic and Administrative Technology
M.Ed., B.S., Southeastern Louisiana University

 


Deans

Jennifer Beck, Ph.D., R.N., C.N.E., Dean, School of Nursing
Ph.D., Louisiana State University; M.S., California State University, Los Angeles
; B.S., B.S.N., University of Missouri

Katherine Krieg, Ph.D., P.T., Dean, School of Arts, Sciences and Health Professions
 
Ph.D., Louisiana State University; M.H.S., Louisiana State University Medical Center; B.S., University of Alabama, Birmingham

Phyllis L. Simpson, Ph.D., Dean, Student Services
 
Ph.D., Louisiana State University; M.Ed., Southeastern Louisiana University; B.S., Louisiana State University

Administration

Denise Bourgeois, Director, Institutional Advancement
 
B.S., University of Southern Mississippi

Susie Brown, R.N., C.R.R.N., Director, Practical Nursing Program
B.S.N., Southeastern Louisiana University

Michelle Carter, Director of Title III
J.D., Southern University Law Center; M.A., Northwestern University; B.A., Xavier University of Louisiana

Brad Duffy, College Registrar
 

Denise Gillespie, R.N., Director, Campus Health and Safety
 
B.S.N., Louisiana State University Medical Center

Rebecca A. Giuliante, R.N., L.M.T., L.C.E.P., Director, AHA and Program Development.
 
M.S., B.S., Louisiana State University; A.S.N., Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University; L.M.T., Massage Therapy College of Baton Rouge

Lucas
Huntington, Librarian
 M.L.I.S., Louisiana State University

Maggie McCann,  Librarian
 B.S., M.L.I.S., Louisiana State University

Candi McElheny, Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs
M.Ed., Louisiana State University;
B.A., University of Utah


Tiffany D. Magee, Director, Financial Aid
 
B.S., Southern University at New Orleans

Tracy Novak,
Bursar
B.S., Texas A&M University


Shantelle Steib-Dennis, Director of Continuing Education, Health Career Institute
 M.Ed., University of New Orleans, B.S., Dillard University


Faculty

Aime, Morton, Instructor, Physical Therapist Assisting Program, School of Arts, Sciences, and Health Professions. D.P.T., AT Still University; B.S., P.T. Louisiana State University Medical Center, New Orleans

Allgood, John, Program Director, Physician Assistant Studies Program. Assistant Professor, School of Arts, Sciences and Health Professions. B.S., University of Southwestern Louisiana; M.S., College of Saint Francis, Joliet, Illinois; M.P.A.S., University of Nebraska

Badeaux, Aimee, Assistant Professor, Assistant Program Director, Nurse Anesthesia Program. B.S.N., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center; M.S.N., Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University

Bergeron, Rebekah, Instructor, School of Nursing.  B.S.N., Southeastern Louisiana University; M.S.N., Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University.

Bates, Shelita, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, Diploma in Nursing, Our Lady of the Lake School of Nursing; B.S.N., M.S.N., Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University

Beasley, Kendall, Instructor, Respiratory Therapy Program, School of Arts, Sciences and Health Professions, A.A.S., Respiratory Therapy; B.S., Auburn University

Behan, Pamela, Associate Professor, Sociology, School of Arts, Sciences and Health Professions. B.S.N., University of Kansas; Ph.D., University of Colorado

Bell, Wenona, Instructor, School of Nursing; B.S.N., M.S.N., Southern University A & M College

Berzas, Elizabeth, Director, Health Services Administration; Director, Master of Health Administration; Associate Professor, School of Arts, Sciences and Health Professions. B.S., University of New Orleans; M.H.A., Tulane University, Ph.D. Southern University A&M College

Bird, Lawrence C., Instructor, Biology, School of Arts, Sciences and Health Professions. B.S., Louisiana State University; M.C.S., Mississippi College

Bond, Scelitta F., Associate Professor, School of Nursing. B.S., Southeastern Louisiana University; M.N., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Bonfanti, Donna, Instructor, Practical Nursing Program. M.S.N., B.S.N., Loyola University-New Orleans

Bratton-Mullins, Lindsay, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing.  B.S.N., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center; M.S., Georgetown University; Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Briggs, LaToya, RN, Instructor, Practical Nursing Program, B.S.N., Southern University Baton Rouge

Buancore, Carolyn, Director, LPN-BSN Transition Program; Assistant Professor, School of Nursing. B.S.N., William Carey College; M.N., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Clark, Karen, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing. Diploma, St. Elizabeth Hospital School of Nursing; B.A., Indiana University; M.S.N., Loyola University, New Orleans

Cook, Christine, PT, Instructor, Physical Therapist Assistant Program, School of Arts, Sciences and Health Professions. B.S., and M.S., P.T., Texas Woman's University

Cormier, Robert Noel, Instructor, Nurse Anesthesia Program. B.S.N., University of Louisiana at Lafayette; M.S.N.A., Baylor College of Medicine Texas Medical Center

Davis, Sue, Director, Respiratory Therapy Program, Instructor, School of Arts, Sciences and Health Professions. B.S.R.R.T. LSU Health Sciences Center, M.A.Ed., RRT-NPS, University of Phoenix

Devillier, Margaret, Laboratory Coordinator, Clinical Laboratory Sciences Program. B.S., University of Louisiana, Monroe

Dorsey, LaTonya, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing. A.A., Florida A&M University; B.S.N., Southern University A&M College; M.N., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Doyle
, Bronwyn
, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, B.S.N., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center; M.S.N., Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University

Dreznick , Michael T., Associate Professor, Psychology, School of Arts, Sciences and Health Professions. B.A., University of Buffalo, SUNY; Ph.D., University of Albany, SUNY

Dupuy, Keeley, Assistant Professor, Associate Dean, School of Nursing. B.S.N., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center; M.S.N., Southeastern Louisiana University

Epps, Fayron, Assistant Director, School of Nursing, B.S.N., Tuskegee University; M.S.N., Loyola University New Orleans; Ph.D., Southern University A&M College

Ferdaus, Riaz, AssociateProfessor, Health Service Administration Program. M.B.B.S., Dhaka Medical College; P.D.H.E., Dhaka University; M.P.H., Tulane University; Ph.D. Southern University A&M College

Fox, Deborah, Director, Clinical Laboratory Sciences Program, Associate Professor, School of Arts, Sciences and Health Professions. B.S., M.A., Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Gautreaux, Dixie, Associate Professor, Chemistry and Physics, School of Arts, Sciences and Health Professions.  B.S., Nicholls State University; Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Geheber, Leah, Director and Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education, Instructor, Physical Therapist Assisting Program, School of Arts, Sciences and Health Professions. B.S., Texas Woman's University; M.S., Louisiana State University

Guerin, Stazel, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing. Diploma in Nursing, Our Lady of the Lake School of Nursing; B.S.N., Loyola University; M.S.N., Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University

Gupta, Ratna, Assistant Professor, Biology, School of Arts, Sciences and Health Professions. Ph.D., University of Delhi

Harmon, Carla, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing. B.S.N., M.S.N., Southern University A&M College

Hayley, Kasey, Instructor, Nurse Anesthesia Program. B.S.N., University of Alabama; M.S.N.A., Our Lady of the Lake College

Houk, James,  Professor, Anthropology, School of Arts, Sciences and Health Professions. B.S., M.S., Louisiana State University; Ph.D., Tulane University

Hughes, Cecile, Instructor, Practical Nursing Program. B.S.N., Southeastern Louisiana University

Hurst, Kim, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing. B.S., Southeastern Louisiana University; M.N., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Jefferson, Antoinette, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing. B.S., Our Lady of Holy Cross; M.S., Loyola University, New Orleans

Johnson, Paulette, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing. B.S.N., M.S.N., Southern University A&M College

Jones-Thomas, Tabitha, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing. A.A., B.S.N., Norfolk State University; M.S.N., Southern University A& M College

Kite, Michelina, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, B.S.N., Northwestern State University; M.N., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Knobloch, Annette, Associate Professor, School of Nursing. B.S.N., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center; M.P.H., Tulane University; D.N.S., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Kosh, Emily, Assistant Professor, Mathematics, School of Arts, Sciences and Health Professions. B.S., Nicholls State University; M.A., Louisiana State University; Ph.D., St. Lourdes University

LeBlanc, Linda, Instructor, Practical Nursing Program. B.S.N., Southern University A&M College

LeBlanc, Phyllis, Director, RN-BSN Program; Interim Director, MSN Program, Associate Professor, School of Nursing. B.S.N., Mississippi College; M.N., Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi

Lejeune, Zorabel, Chemistry Laboratory Coordinator, School of Arts, Sciences and Health Professions. Ph.D., Louisiana State University; B.S., University of the Phillippines

Lemoine, Michele, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, A.S.N., B.S.N., M.S.N., Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University

Lenard, Natalie, Assistant Professor, Biology, School of Arts, Sciences and Health Professions. B.S., Louisiana Tech University; Ph.D., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport

Maloney, John, Associate Professor, Chemistry, School of Arts, Sciences and Health Professions. B.A., University of New York; M.S., University of New Hampshire; Ph.D., University of North Texas

Martin, Denise, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing. B.S.N., Our Lady of Holy Cross College; M.S.N., Southern University A&M College

Mayeux, Neetu Liza, ARRT, LSRT, Director, Radiologic Technology Program, School of Arts, Sciences and Health Professions. B.S., University of Louisiana, Monroe; M.Ed., Louisiana State University

McCants, Brandi, Instructor, Practical Nursing Program. B.S.N., Southern University A&M College

McIntosh, Michael, Clinical Coordinator, Instructor, Physician Assistant Studies Program, School of Arts, Sciences and Health Professions.  B.S., Southeastern Louisiana University; M.H.S., University of South Alabama

Mitra, Amit, Assistant Professor, Biology, School of Arts, Sciences and Health Professions. Ph.D., Creighton University

Munson, Belinda, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing. B.S.N., Southern University A&M College; M.S.N., Southeastern Louisiana University

Napoli, Barbara, Chair, Department of Science; Assistant Professor, Mathematics, School of Arts, Sciences and Health Professions. A.S., Union County College; B.S., Thomas Edison State College; M.B.A., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Osborne, Lena, N.C.C.P.A. Academic Coordinator, Instructor, Physician Assistant Program, School of Arts, Sciences and Health Professions. B.S., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport

Pedersen, Phyllis, Assistant Professor and Director, Nurse Anesthesia Program. A.S., Victoria College; B.A., Ottawa University, Kansas City; M.H.S., Texas Wesleyan University; D.N.P., Texas Christian University

Pelham, Elizabeth, Instructor, CNA Program, Health Career Institute. L.P.N., Kermit School of License Vocational Nursing; A.D., Sowella Louisiana Technical College

Rash, Brian, Coordinator, Biology Program; Associate Professor, Associate Dean, School of Arts, Sciences and Health Professions. B.S., Bowling Green State University; Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Reddix, Rhoda, Associate Professor, School of Nursing and School of Arts, Sciences and Health Professions, Coordinator of Service-Learning. B.S., Xavier University; Ph.D., Indiana University; Postdoctoral Fellowship, Ohio State University

Reily, Tracey, Clinical Coordinator, Instructor, Physician Assistant Studies Program, School of Arts, Sciences and Health Professions.  B.S., Southeastern Louisiana University; B.P.A S., Louisiana Health Sciences Center

Romanowski, Tanya, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing. B.S.N., University of Southern Mississippi; M.N., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Sanford, Serena, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing. B.S.N., M.S.N., Southern University A&M College

Saurage, Eboni, Director, Clinical Coordinator and Instructor, Surgical Technology Program, School of Arts, Sciences and Health Professions. A.S., A.S.S.T., B.S., Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University

Schneider, Cindra, Instructor, School of Nursing. Diploma in Nursing, Community Hospital School of Nursing; B.S.N., Mesa State College; M.S.N., University of Phoenix

Schluter, Valerie, Assistant Dean and Assistant Professor, School of Nursing. B.S.N., M.S.N., Southeastern Louisiana University

Shirley, Frances, Instructor, Patient Services Coordinator Program, Health Career Institute. A.N., Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University

Simoneaux, Rebecca, Clinical Instructor, Radiologic Technology Program, School of Arts, Sciences and Health Professions. A.S.R.T.(R), Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University, B.S., University of Louisiana, Monroe

Skemp, Lisa, Professor, Endowed Chair of Gerontological Nursing, School of Nursing. B.S.N., Viterbo College, M.A., Ph.D., Universisty of Iowa

Speed, Laurie, Instructor, Practical Nursing Program. B.A., Southeastern Louisiana University; A.S.N., Southwest Mississippi Junior College; M.S.N., Loyola University, New Orleans

Stein, Janice, Chair, Department of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences; Coordinator of Liberal Studies program; Associate Professor, English, School of Arts, Sciences and Health Professions. A.A., Delgado Community College; B.L.S., Loyola University, New Orleans; M.F.A., Ph.D., Louisiana State University

St. Germain, Nicole, Clinical Coordinator, Radiologic Technology Program School of Arts, Sciences and Health Professions.  A.S., Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University; B.S., University of Louisiana at Monroe

Stewart, Melissa, Instructor, School of Nursing. B.S., Southeastern Louisiana University; M.N., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center; D.N.P., Case Western Reserve University

Swafford, Albert, Research Director, Associate Professor, Physician Assistant Studies Program, School of Arts, Sciences and Health Professions. B.S., Loyola University; M.S., University of South Alabama; Ph.D., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Talbot, Terri, Associate Professor, Clinical Laboratory Sciences Program, School of Arts, Sciences and Health Professions. B.S., Louisiana State University Medical Center; M.S., University of St. Francis

Thomas, Francine, Chair, Undergraduate Programs in Nursing; Assistant Professor, School of Nursing. Diploma in Nursing, Charity Hospital School of Nursing; B.S.N., William Carey College; M.S.N., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center; Ph.D., University of New Orleans

Vanderwall, Francis W., Professor, Religious Studies, School of Arts, Sciences and Health Professions. G.C.E. (A), University of London; B.A., M.A., St. Louis University; M.Div., Jesuit School of Theology; Ph.L., St. Louis University; Ph.D., Graduate Theological Union

Vedrenne, Karen, Instructor, School of Nursing. Diploma, Touro Infirmary School of Nursing; B.S., Loyola University New Orleans; M.N., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Vessel, Bennyka, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing. B.S.N., M.S.N., Southern University A&M College

Vigee, Kimberly Denise, Assistant Professor, Biology, School of Arts, Sciences and Health Professions. B.S., M.S., Louisiana State University

Voisin, Heather, Instructor, Practical Nursing Program. B.S.N., Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University

Washington, Desley, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing. B.S.N., M.S.N., Southern University A&M College

Whidden, David, Assistant Professor, Religious Studies; School of Arts, Sciences and Health Professions, B.A. Stetson University, M.B.A., Business University of Florida, M.T.S., Ph.D., Theolgy, Southern Methodist University

White, Erin, Microbiology Laboratory Coordinator; School of Arts, Sciences and Health Professions, M.S. University of Alabama in Birmingham, B.S. Xavier University of Louisiana

Woodward, Angus, Associate Professor, English, School of Arts, Sciences and Health Professions. B.A., University of Michigan; M.F.A., Louisiana State University

Affiliate Faculty

Banda, Venkat, M.D., FACP

Campanella, Brent, M.D.

Dunbar, Allston, M.D., M.B.A.

Ford, Deborah, R.N., M.S.N.

Jones, Clay T., M.D.

Kearley, Richard K, M.D., FCCP

Leblanc, Brian, M.D.

McLemore, Carl E
., M.D.

Simpson, Karen, M.D.

Steele-Moses, Susan, D.N.S., A.P.R.N - C.N.S., AOCN

Vicari, Roberta, M.D., FAAP

 

Staff

Abadie, Kimberly, Coordinator, Academic Advising - Office of Advising and Retention

Anderson, Paulette, Clerk, School of Arts, Sciences and Health Professions

Belvin, Courtney, Administrative Assistant, Enrollment Management. B.S., Southeastern Louisiana Univeristy

Broussard, Driscilla, Administrative Assistant, Health Career Institute. A.A.S., Herzing College

Browning, Lynn, Associate Dean, Student Services. B.A, M.A., D.Min., Covington Theological Seminary

Brundrett, Shana, Admissions Specialist, Office of Admissions. B.S., Louisiana State University

Bryant, Elizabeth, Secretary, School of Arts, Sciences and Health Professions

Burris, Janssen,  Manager of Application Systems. B.G.S., University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Campbell, Ellen, R.N., Campus Health and Safety. B.S.N., Northwestern State College

Cardello, Margaret, Office Manager, Office of Admissions.

Claiborne, Cassandra
, Secretary, Office of Student Services. B.S., Southern University A&M College

Crowe, Denise, Communications Coordinator, Office of Institutional Advancement. B.A., Pacific Lutheran University

Crear, Latondra, Financial Aid Counselor, Office of Financial Aid. B.A., M.S.W, Louisiana State University

Curry, Katherine, Administrative Assistant, School of Nursing.

Defrances, William Tyler, Institutional Data Manager, Institutional Research. B.A., Louisiana State University

Dorsey, Denice, Manager of Operations, Practical Nursing Program. A.S., B.S., Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University

Duncan, Ariel, Administrative Assistant, Office of Financial Aid.

Duncan, Donetta,
Administrative Assistant, School of Nursing. B.A., Ashford University

Fallo, Daniel, Library Associate, College Library

Fox, Diana, Coordinator, Nursing Skills Laboratory, Metropolitan New Orleans Center, B.S.N., Florida State University; M.S.N., Emory University; M.A., University of New Orelans

Goodridge, Karen, Student Development Specialist, Office of Student Services. B.A., M.Ed., Southeastern Louisiana University

Harrell, Hillary, Administrative Assistant, Academic and Student Affairs. B.F.A., Louisiana State University.

Harris, Wendy, Secretary II, School of Nursing

Hubbs, Mark, Manager of Application Systems. B.S., University of Louisiana at Lafayette, M.B.A., University of Texas at Dallas

Jenkins, Debra, College Receptionist, Office of the President.

Johnson, Cinde, Registration Clerk, Office of the Registrar. B.S., Southern University

Jones-James, Kimberly, Associate Registrar, Office of the Registrar.

Landry, Melissa, Administrative Assistant, School of Nursing

LeBlanc, Wendy C.,
Senior Financial Aid Counselor, Office of Financial Aid. B.S., Nicholls State University

Leto, Cathleen, Administrative Assistant, Metropolitan New Orleans Center

Loupe, Colby, Student Account Coordinator, Bursar's Office.

Matt, Jane, Administrative Assistant, Office of the President. B.S., University of Louisiana – Lafayette

Matthieu-Holmes, Teryl,
Student Account Coordinator, Bursar’s Office.

McNeal, Deborah, Secretary, School of Arts, Sciences and Health Professions.

Melancon, Kimberly, Executive Assistant to the President, Office of the President.

Mitchell, Courtney, Manager of Application Systems. B.S., Southeastern Louisiana University

Mitchell, Cynthia, Academic Counselor, Accelerated Nursing Program, Metropolitan New Orleans Center. M.Ed. University of New Orleans

Moisiewicz, Kathleen, Coordinator, Nursing Skills Laboratory, Metropolitan New Orleans Center, B.S.N., D’Youngville College; M.S.N., University of Buffalo; Ph.D., University of New Orleans

Noah, Belinda, Administrative Assistant, Institutional Advancement

Penns, Esther, Retention Specialist, Office of Advising and Retention. B.S., M.A., Southern University A&M College.

Price, Aimee, Admissions Specialist, Office of Admissions. B.S., Louisiana State University at Alexandria

Reimann, Christine, Secretary, Metropolitan New Orleans Center

Richardson, Kristi, Administrative Assistant, Student Services

Robey, Deidra, Registration Clerk, Office of the Registrar. A.S., Our Lady of the Lake College

Robins, Kathleen, Coordinator, Nursing Skills Laboratory, School of Nursing, B.S.N., M.S.N., Southern University

Savoie, Lynn G., Special Events Coordinator, Office of Admissions B.A., Louisiana State University

Schake, Beth, Administrative Assistant, Metropolitan New Orleans Center

Stehr, Suzette, Library Associate, College Library. B.S., Louisiana State University

Taylor, Lekeisha, Receptionist, School of Arts, Sciences and Health Professions

Turner, Aubry, Retention Specialist, Office of Advising and Retention. B.S., Southern University, M.A., Louisiana State University.

Walker, Sharon W., Career Counselor, Office of Student Services. B.S., M.A., Louisiana State University

Washington, Tamara, Admissions Specialist, Office of Admissions. A.S., B.S., Our Lady of the Lake College; M.B.A., University of Phoenix

Williams, Andrea, Administrative Assistant, Physician Assistant Program, School of Arts, Sciences and Health Professions.

Winship, Nancy, Administrative Assistant, School of Arts, Sciences and Health Professions

Wolff, Cammi,
Skills Lab Coordinator, School of Nursing. A.S.N., B.S.N., Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University

Young, Felicia, Financial Aid Counselor, Office of Financial Aid. B.A., Dillard University

Zamin, Fatima, Cataloging Librarian, College Library. M.Ed., M.L.I.S., Louisiana State University

Emeriti

Joe Ann Clark, Ed.D., Dean, School of Nursing-Emeritus: Ed.D., M.S.N., University of Southern Mississippi; B.S.N., University of Oklahoma

James Firnberg, Ed.D., President-Emeritus: Ed.D., M.Ed., Louisiana State University; B.A., University of Southwestern Louisiana

Michael Smith, Ph.D., President-Emeritus: Ph.D., University of Nebraska; B.S., Northeast Missouri State University