Nursing Faculty and Staff

Nursing courses are taught by full-time faculty. Class sizes are small, providing a low student/teacher ratio. 

Shelley Austin, DNP, MNSc, RN, Samford University, 2015
Chair & Assistant Professor
Nursing Building 102
870-230-5379

Judy Carlyle, MSN, RN, UAMS, 2010 
Assistant Professor
Nursing Building 104
870-230-5089

Charity Dawson, MNSc, RN, WHNP-BC, UAMS, Little Rock, AR, 2010
Assistant Professor
Nursing Building 113
870-230-5383

Carrie Flora, MSN, RN, Loyola University, New Orleans, LA, 2014
Assistant Professor
Nursing Building 103
870-230-5383

Barbara Landrum, PhD., RN, CNE; Rush University, Chicago, IL, 1999
Associate Professor
Nursing Building 113
870-230-5508

Patricia Loy, Ed.D.. RN, Walden University, 2014
Assistant Professor
Nursing Building 109
870-230-5009

Tamara Ogden, MSN, RN, Grand Canyon University, Pheonix, AZ, 2017
Assistant Professor
Nursing Building 106
870-230-5398

Trudi Sabaj, PhD., RN, University of Phoenix, 2017
Director, RN to BSN Completion Programs
Assistant Professor
Landmark Building - Hot Springs Campus
(501) 625-3834

Pam Shurett, PhD., RNP, MN, Clayton College of Natural Health, Birmingham, AL, 2011
Assistant Professor
Nursing Building 113
870-230-5378

Lori Smith, APRN, DNP, FNP-C, Univ. of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, 2014
Director of Graduate Nursing Programs
Assistant Professor
Nursing Building 115
870-230-5273

Tammie Townsend, MNSc, RN, UAMS, 2005
Assistant Professor
Nursing Building 107
870-230-5435   

Cathy Reynolds, BSE, Henderson State University, 2001 
Nursing Office Coordinator
Nursing Building 101
870-230-5015