Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University Administration, Faculty

and Staff

President

Tina Holland, Ph.D.

President’s Cabinet

Sr. Martha Ann Abshire, F.M.O.L., Vice President, Mission Identity
M.S., University of Notre Dame; B.S., University of Southwestern Louisiana

Rebecca C. Cannon, Vice President, Enrollment Management & Student Affairs
 
M.Ed., B.S., Southeastern Louisiana University

Judith Roberson, Vice President, Institutional Advancement
M.A., Louisisana State University, B.S., University of Louisisana at Lafayette

Brother Edward A. Violett, SM, Vice President, Academic Affairs
Ph.D., London School of Economics, M.S.A., University of Notre Dame, B.B.A., St. Mary’s University


Deans

Phyllis Pedersen, Dean, School of Nursing
D.N.P., Texas Christian University; M.H.S., Texas Wesleyan University;  Diploma in Nurse Anesthesia, Charity Hospital; B.S., Ottawa University, Kansas City A.S.N, Victoria College

Susan Steele-Moses Interim Dean, School of Health Professions
 DNS, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center; MN Louisiana State University Medical Center; BSN Southeastern Louisiana University, ADN, Louisiana State University Medical Center

Brian Rash, Dean, School of Arts and Sciences 
Ph.D., Louisiana State University; B.S., Bowling Green State University

Alison Wells, Dean of Students
Ed.D., University of Houston; M.Ed., Texas State University; B.S., Louisiana State University
 

Administration

Kim Dudley, Director of Admissions
M.A., Louisiana State University

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

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

Kimberly Jones-James, Registrar 
B.S., Southern University A&M College

Terry Martin, Director, Financial Aid
M.A., B.A., Louisiana State University

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

Candi McElheny, Director of Institutional Effectiveness
M.Ed., Louisiana State University; B.A., University of Utah

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

 

 

 


Faculty

Aime, Morton, Assistant Professor, Physical Therapist Assistant Program, School of Health Professions. D.P.T., AT Still University; B.S., P.T. Louisiana State University Medical Center, New Orleans

Badeaux, Aimee, Associate Professor, Program Director, Nurse Anesthesia Program, Associate Professor, School of Nursing. Ph.D., Louisiana State University; M.S.N.A., Our Lady of the Lake College; B.S.N., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

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

Bergeron, Rebekah, Assistant Professor, Co-Clinical Coordinator, School of Nursing. M.S.N., Our Lady of the Lake College; B.S.N., Southeastern Louisiana University

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

Boria, Damon, Chair, Department of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences; B.S., Wabash College, M.A., Ph.D. Purdue University

Brigman, Susan, Assistant Professor, Psychology, School of Arts and Sciences.  B.S. University of Oklahoma; M.Ed. Oklahoma City University; M.A., Ph.D, Louisiana State University

Britt, Paul, Assistant Professor, Mathematics, School of Arts and Sciences. B.S., B.B.A. Millsaps College; M.S., Louisiana State University

Broussard, Mandy, Assistant Professor, Assistant Program Director, Nurse Anesthesia Program, School of Nursing. D.N.P., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center; M.N.N.A., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center; B.S.N., Nicholls State University  

Buancore, Carolyn, Assistant Professor, Skills Laboratory Director, School of Nursing. M.N., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center; B.S.N., William Carey College

Carter, Josephine, Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant Studies Program, School of Health Professions.  MMS, Our Lady of the Lake College; BS, Louisiana State University

Comardelle, Tara B.,  Assistant Professor, Nurse Anesthesia Program. D.N.P., M.N.; B.S.N., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

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

Comardelle, Tara B., Assistant Professor, Nurse Anesthesia Program. D.N.P., M.N.; B.S.N., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

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

Cordes, Tim, Assistant Professor, Director of Clinical Education, Respiratory Therapy Program, School of Health Professions. B.S., RRT, M.S. Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans

Davis, Amelia, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing. Ph.D., William Carey University, M.S.N. and B.S.N., Alcorn State University

Davis, Eliska, Assistant Professor, Biology. School of Arts and Sciences. B.S., R.D.H. Northeast Louisiana University; M.R.C. Wright State University

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

Dennison-Robert, Cathy, Assisant Professor, Healthcare Administratio, School of Arts and Sciences. B.S., M.B.A. McNeese State University; Ph.D., Louisiana State University

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

Doyle, Bronwyn, Associate Professor,Associate Dean of Undergraduate Nursing, School of Nursing. Ph.D., Louisana State University; M.S.N., Our Lady of the Lake College; B.S.N., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

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

Deyo, Sarah, Assistant Professor, Director, Physician Assistant Studies, School of Health Professions. M.M.S., FMOLU, B.S., Texas A&M University

Engholm, Virginia, Instructor, English, School of Arts and Sciences. B.A. Springhill College; M.A. University of Alabama; Ph.D. University of Kentucky

Erwin, Benjamin, Assistant Professor, Academic Coordinator, Physician Assistant Studies Program, School of Health Professions.  MMS, Our Lady of the Lake College; BS, Louisiana State University

Fakier, Kathryn, Instructor, Assistant Director, Master of Science in Nutritional Sciences Program, School of Health Professions. MS McNeese State University; BS Louisiana State University

Ferdaus, Riaz, Chair, Associate Professor, Healthcare Administration Program, School of Arts and Sciences. 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, Associate Professor,Director, Clinical Laboratory Sciences and Phlebotomy Programs,  School of Health Professions. PhD, M.A., BS, Louisiana State University

Fournet, Rachel, Associate Professor; Director, Master of Science in Nutritional Sciences Program, School of Health Professions.  PhD, Louisiana State University; MS, Texas Woman’s; BS, University of Southwestern Louisiana

Futrell, Quincey, Instructor, Respiratory Therapy Program, School of Health Professions. A.S., Copiah Lincoln Junior College; B.S. Southeast Louisiana State University.

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

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

Goncalves, Sarah Williams, Instructor, Radiologic Technology, School of Health Professions, A.S., RT(R), Our Lady of the Lake College, B.S., N.M.T., Weber State University

Gupta, Ratna, Associate Professor, Biology, School of Arts and Sciences. Ph.D., University of Delhi

Hillegas, Tanya, Instructor, School of Nursing. M.S.N. Adult-Gerontological Nurse Practitioner, University of South Alabama; B.S.N., Gwynedd Mercy College

Hollingsworth, Lauren, Instructor, School of Nursing. M.S.N., Loyola University; B.S.N., University of Texas at Arlington; A.S.N., Louisiana Tech University

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

Jackson, Tamara, Instructor, Nurse Anesthesia Program, School of Nursing. M.S.N.A., Our Lady of the Lake College; B.S.N., Southern University

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

Johnston, Leigh Ann, Assistant Professor, Communications, School of Arts and Sciences. B.A. Louisiana State University; M.S. Radford University; Ph.D. University of Alabama  

Jones-Thomas, Tabitha, Director of Simulation, School of Nursing. M.S.N., Southern University A& M College, B.S.N., Norfolk State University;
 
Knobloch, Annette
, Associate Professor, School of Nursing. D.N.S., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, B.S.N., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

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

Lemoine, Michele, Assistant Professor, Co-Clinical Coordinator, School of Nursing, M.S.N., B.S.N., A.S.N., Our Lady of the Lake College

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

Love, James, Assistant Professor, Healthcare Administration, School of Arts and Sciences. B.B.A., M.S., Mississippi State University; Ph.D. Louisiana State University.

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

Martin, Kristin, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing. D.N.P., Chatham University; Post-Master’s F.N.P, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center; MSN, University of Phoenix; B.S.N., Louisiana College

Mathes, Sandra, Instructor, School of Nursing. M.S.N., Our Lady of the Lake College; B.S.N., Dillard University

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

Meinert, John, Assistant Professor, Theology, School of Arts and Sciences, B.A. Benedictine College, M.S. University of Dallas; Ph.D. Catholic University of America.

Mitra, Amit, Associate Professor, School of Nursing. Ph.D., Creighton University

Meinert, John, Assistant Professor, Religious Studies; School of Arts and Sciences, B.A. Benedictine College, M.A. University of Dallas, Ph.D. (Cand.) The Catholic University of America

Mullins, Lindsay, Associate  Professor, MSN-FNP Program Director, School of Nursing. Ph.D., Louisiana State University; M.S., Georgetown University; B.S.N., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

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

Muscat, Diane Amato, Instructor, School of Nursing. M.S.N., Our Lady of the Lake College; B.S.N, Southeastern Louisiana University

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

Nelson, Timothy “Kirk”, Associate Professor, Director, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, School of Health Professions.  BS, Centenary College; MPT Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center; PhD University of New Orleans

Olinde, Amanda, Instructor, School of Nursing. M.S.N.-Midwifery, Frontier Nursing University; A.S.N., Our Lady of the Lake College

Poirrier, Amber, Instructor, Nurse Anesthesia Program; School of Nursing. M.S.N.A, Our Lady of the Lake College; B.S.N., Louisiana State University Health Science Center

Pourciau, Dusty “Cole”, Assistant Professor, Director of Anesthesia Simulation, Nurse Anesthesia Program, School of Nursing; D.N.P., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center; M.S.N.A., B.S.N., A.S.N., Our Lady of the Lake College

Rash, Zachary, Instructor, Writing, School of Arts and Sciences, B.S., M.A. University of Dayton

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

Rochester, Tina, Assisant Professor, School of Nursing. M.S.N., B.S.N., Southeastern Louisiana University

Santos, Gayle, Instructor, School of Nursing. M.S.N, Loyola University; B.S.N, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

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

Schluter, Valerie,  Associate Professor, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Academic Support, School of Nursing. Ph.D, Louisiana State University; M.S.N., B.S.N.,Southeastern Louisiana University

Seward, Tanya, Instructor, School of Nursing. M.S.N., Adult-Gerontological Nurse Practitioner, University of South Alabama; B.S.N., Gwynedd Mercy College

Simms, Dawn, Instructor, Biology, School of Arts and Sciences. B.S., M.S. Louisiana State University

Simoneaux, Rebecca, Assistant Professor, Clinical Coordinator, Radiologic Technology Program, School of Health Professions. A.S.R.T(R), Our Lady of the Lake College, B.S., University of Louisiana, Monroe, M.Ed., Louisiana State University

St. Germain, Nicole, Assistant Professor, Director  Radiologic Technology Program School of Health Professions.  A.S., RT(R) Our Lady of the Lake College; B.S., University of Louisiana at Monroe; MSRS Northwestern Louisiana University

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

Thomas, Francine, Associate Professor, RN-BSN Director, School of Nursing. Ph.D., University of New Orleans; M.N., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center; B.S.N., William Carey College; Diploma in Nursing, Charity Hospital School of Nursing

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

Wells, Kristen, Instructor, Radiologic Technology, School of Health Professions, B.S., University of Louisiana, Monroe, A.S. RT(R) Our Lady of the Lake College

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

Woodward, Angus, Associate Professor, English, School of Arts and Sciences. Director, Writing Center. 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.
Jones, Clay T., M.D.
Kearley, Richard K, M.D., FCCP
Leblanc, Brian, M.D.
McLemore, Carl E., M.D.
Simpson, Karen, M.D.
Vicari, Roberta, M.D., FAAP

Staff

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

Bergeron, Meridith, Instructional Designer, M. Ed., Northwestern State University of Louisiana, B. A. University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Bienvenue, Lauren, Laboratory Coordinator, Physical Therapist Assistant Program, School of Health Professions. AS, FMOLU

Bramlett, Renee, Administrative Assistant, Office of Academic and Administrative Technology

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

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

Cantrelle, Casey, Admissions Specialist; M.A. Louisiana State University

Cardello, Margaret, Office Manager, Office of Admissions

Champagne, Kassie, Academic Support Coordinator, Graduate Nursing, School of Nursing. B.A., University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Crowe, Denise, Alumni & Annual Giving Director, Office of Institutional Advancement. B.A., Pacific Lutheran University

Defrances, William Tyler, Institutional Data Manager, Institutional Research. M.S. Mississippi College, B.A., Louisiana State University

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

Dorsey, Denice,  Coordinator, Finance and Operations, A.S., B.S., Our Lady of the Lake College

Duncan, Donetta, Academic Support Coordinator, Undergraduate Nursing, School of Nursing. B.A., Ashford University

Fallo, Daniel, Library Associate, College Library

Garb, Allison, Clerk, Office of Advising and Retention

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

Greene, Aimee, Director of Advancement Services and Donor Relations, B.S., Louisiana State University

Harris, Courtney, Secretary, Physician Assistant Program, School of Health Professions

Harris, Wendy, Administrative Assistant., School of Nursing

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

Kulkarni, Ritwij, Institutional Academic Grants Director, Academic Affairs. Ph.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook; M.S., B.S., University of Pune in Pune, India

Lambert, Mary, Administrative Assistant, Academic Affairs

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

Marioneaux, Stachia, Marketing & Communications Director, Office of Institutional Advancement, B. S.  Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)

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

McClellan, Emil, Admissions Specialist, Office of Admissions. B.A., Louisiana State University

McNeal, Deborah, Secretary, School of Arts and Sciences

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

Meyers, Paige, Secretary, School of Health Professions

Newman, Jamie, Administrative Assistant, Office of Student Affairs. B.A., Southeastern Louisiana University

Olendorf, Daphne, Chemical Hygeine Officer/Chemistry Laboratory Assistant, B.S., Our Lady of the Lake College

Ourso, Mark, Contracts and Grants Manager, Operations and Finance. J.D., Mississippi College School of Law; B.A., Springhill College

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

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

St. Blanc, Laura, Director of Development, Office of Institutional Advancement, B. A. Louisiana State University

Savoie, Lynn G., Special Events Coordinator, Enrollment Management and Student Affairs. B.A., Louisiana State University

Schafer, Adam, Director of Finance, Operations and Finance. M.S., Louisina State University; B.S., Louisiana State University

Smith, Kristin, Administrative Assistant, Office of Financial Aid, B.A., Southeastern Louisiana University

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

Stewart, LaToya, Admissions Specialist; B.A., University of New Orleans

Taylor, Lekeisha, Secretary, School of Arts and Sciences

Trahan, Tyler, Admissions Specialist; B.S. Louisiana State University

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

Vidrine, Tammy, Director of Campus Ministry, M.R.E., Loyola University, New Orleans

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

Williams, Andrea, Retention Specialist, Office of Advising and Retention. B.S., Louisiana State University

Wiley, Tamasha, Administrative Assistant, School of Arts & Sciences

Winship, Nancy, Administrative Assistant, School of Health Professions

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