OLOL College

School of Nursing

Phyllis Pedersen, DNP, CRNA, APRN

The School of Nursing offers the following programs: Pre-licensure BSN; RN-BSN; Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia; and Doctor of Nursing Practice in Nurse Anesthesia. All School of Nursing Programs leading to licensure are approved by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing (LSBN), 17373 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70810, (225) 755-7500. All BSN and Master's programs in the School of Nursing are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Rd. NE, Ste. 850, Atlanta, GA 30326, (404) 975-5000. The Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia Program and the Doctor of Nursing Practice in Nurse Anesthesia are accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs, 222 South Prospect Avenue, Park Ridge, IL 60068, (847) 692-7050.


  • Diane Amato, MSN, MA, RN-- Instructor
  • Aimee Badeaux, MSNA, CRNA, APRN - Assistant Professor, MSNA/DNP-NA Program Director
  • Wenona Bell, MSN, RN – Assistant Professor
  • Rebekah Bergeron, MSN, RN – Assistant Professor
  • Scelitta Bond, MN, RN -- Associate Professor,
  • Lindsay Bratton-Mullins, PhD, FNP-C, APRN -- Assistant Professor
  • Mandy Broussard, MSNA, CRNA, APRN – Instructor
  • Carolyn Buancore, MN, RN, CNE -- Assistant Professor,
  • Karen Clark, MSN, RN -- Assistant Professor
  • Francine Clark-Jones, PhD, RN—Associate Professor
  • LaTonya Dorsey, MN, RN, CNE - Assistant Professor, BSN Program Coordinator
  • Bronwyn Doyle, PhD, RN, CPN - Assistant Professor, Academic Director 
  • Stazel Guerin, MSN, RN -- Assistant Professor
  • Carla Harmon, MSN, RN -- Assistant Professor 
  • Kasey Hayley, DNAP, CRNA, APRN – Assistant Professor
  • Lauren Hollingsworth, MSN, RN-- Instructor 
  • Tanya Hillegas, MSN, FNP, APRN - Instructor
  • Kim Hurst, MN, RN, CNE --- Assistant Professor  
  • Paulette Johnson, MSN, RN, CLNC- - Assistant Professor 
  • Tabitha Jones-Thomas, MSN, RN - Assistant Professor, SETH Strategy Team Leader and SON Simulation Coordinator
  • Michelina Kite, MN, RN - Assistant Professor 
  • Annette Knobloch, DNS, RN, CNE - Associate Professor 
  • Michele Lemoine, MSN, RN - Assistant Professor
  • Denise Martin, MSN, RN, CNE - Assistant Professor  
  • Sandra Mathes, MSN, RN - Instructor
  • Belinda Munson, MSN, RN - Assistant Professor
  • Amanda Olinde, MSN, APRN, CNM-- Instructor
  • Jodi Patterson, MN, RN - Assistant Professor
  • Dusty Pourciau, MSNA, CRNA, APRN - Instructor
  • Tanya Romanowski, MSN, GNP - Assistant Professor 
  • Serena Sanford, MSN, RN - Assistant Professor 
  • Nicole Scott, MSN, RN-Instructor
  • Valerie Schluter, PhD, MSN, RN - Assistant Professor, Recruitment & Retention Coordinator 
  • Cindra Schneider, MSN, RN - Instructor
  • Lisa Skemp, PhD, RN, - Professor, Endowed Chair of Gerontological Nursing
  • Susan Steele-Moses, DNS, APRN-CNS, AOCN, Director of Research and Scholarship
  • Francine Thomas, PhD, RN - Assistant Professor, Clinical Coordinator of Undergraduate Programs and RN-BSN Coordinator
  • Bennyka Vessel, MSN, FNP, APRN, CNE - Assistant Professor 
  • Desley Washington, MSN, RN, CNE - Assistant Professor

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