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Meet the Faculty: Associate Degree Nursing

Jennifer Casey, MSN, RN
Education:  BSN, University of Alabama Birmingham, 2011; MSN, University of Alabama Birmingham, 2014
Professional Experience:  RN at Flower's Hospital, Medical-surgical nursing, WCC since 2016 
Theoretical area of focus:  NUR105, Adult Nursing

Dr. Megan Collins, DNP, RN
Education:  BSN, University of Alabama, Capstone College of Nursing, 2004; MNA, University of Alabama Birmingham, 2011; DNP, Samford University, 2019
Professional Experience:  Surgical ICU, Cath Lab, PACU, Pediatric Mental Health, Anesthesia, WCC since 2014 
Theoretical area of focus:  NUR201, Nursing Through the Lifespan I

Dr. Rayanne Daniels, DNP, RN, AGCNS-BC
Education:  BSN, Troy State University, 2005; MSN, University of South Alabama, 2009, DNP, University of South Alabama, 2017; Certified in adult-gerontology clinical nurse specialist
Professional Experience:  Cardiac care, oncology, travel nursing; WCC since 2008
Theoretical area of focus:  NUR202, Nursing Through the Lifespan II; NUR204, Role Transition for the Registered Nurse; Behavioral medicine
 
Dr. Wendy DuBose, EdD, RN
Education:  AAS, Wallace Community College, 1986; BSN, Auburn University Montgomery, 2007; MSN, Auburn University, 2010, EdD; The University of Alabama, 2017
Professional experience:  Intensive care, endoscopy lab, cardiac rehabilitation; WCC since 2009
Theoretical area of focus:  NUR203, Nursing Through the Lifespan III

Charlotte Fuller, MSN, RN
Education:  BSN, University of Northern Colorado, 1985; MSN, NNP-BC University of South Alabama, 2005
Professional Experience:  Maternal-child, neonatal intensive care; WCC since 2002
Theoretical areas of focus:  NUR106, Maternal and Child Nursing, NUR200, LPN Role Transition to ADN

Dr. Jennifer Godwin, DNP, RN
Education:  AAS, Wallace Community College, 2002; BSN, Auburn University Montgomery, 2006; MSN, Troy University, 2010; DNP, Troy University, 2019 
Professional Experience:  Labor and delivery, nursing education; WCC since 2006
Theoretical area of focus:  NUR103, Health Assessment; NUR106, Maternal and Child Nursing; NUR202, Nursing Through the Lifespan II—high-risk OB

Kirsti Hardwick, MSN, RN
Education:  AAS, Wallace Community College, 2001; BSN, Auburn University at Montgomery, 2005; MSN, University of South Alabama, 2007
Professional Experience:  RN since 2001, specializing in Pediatrics, Nurse Case Manager for Chronic Diseases in uninsured patients, and Post-partum Women’s Health Nurse, WCC since 2016.
Theoretical area of focus:  NUR102,Fundamentals of Nursing; NUR106 Pediatrics

Madison Laye, MSN, RN
Education:  BSN, University of South Alabama, 2012; MSN, University of South Alabama, 2019
Professional Experience:  Emergency Nursing; WCC since 2019

Dr. Lora S. Lindsay, DNP, RN
Education:  AAS, Wallace Community College, 1990; BSN, Auburn University at Montgomery, 2004; MSN, Jacksonville University, 2015; DNP, Samford University, 2019
Professional Experience:  Cardiovascular nursing, interventional radiology, vascular cardiology; Pre and Post Anesthesia Care Unit; ICU; WCC since 2013
Theoretical area of focus:  NUR104, Introduction to Pharmacology

Beth K. Neal, MSN, RN
Education:  BSN, Auburn University Montgomery, 2004; MSN, South University, 2010
Professional Experience:  Intensive care, emergency, outpatient surgery; WCC since 2011
Theoretical area of focus:  NUR203, Nursing Through the Lifespan III; NUR201, Nursing through the Lifespan I

Dr. Anna Owens, DNP, RN
Education:  BSN, Troy State University, 1996; MSN, University of South Alabama, 2001, DNP, Walden University, 2015
Professional Experience:  Medical-surgical nursing, intensive care, surgery; Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner; WCC since 2005
Theoretical area of focus:  NUR201, Nursing Through the Lifespan I; NUR104, Pharmacology

Dr. Monica Radney, DNP, RN

Education:  AAS, Wallace Community College, 1990; BSN, Auburn University Montgomery, 2005; MSN, University of South Alabama, 2007; DNP, Chatham University, 2010
Professional Experience:  Recovery area, Medical-Surgical, MICU and PACU; WCC since 2005
Theoretical area of focus:  NUR105, Adult Nursing

Dr. Jackie Spivey, DNP,  RN
Division Director, Associate Degree Nursing
Education:  AAS, Wallace Community College, 1982; BSN, Troy State University, 1987; MSN, Troy State University, 1988; DNP, Samford University, 2019
Professional Experience:  Newborn nursery, labor and delivery, pediatrics, medical intensive care, hospital administration; WCC since 1988

Melissa Trawick, MSN, RN
Education:  BSN, Troy State University, 1999; MSN, South University, 2010
Professional Experience:  Long-term care; WCC since 2006, Med-Surge and post-partum
Theoretical area of focus:  Learning laboratories; HED224, Personal and Community Health

Claudia F. Tucker, MSN, RN
Education:  B. S., Louisiana State University, 1981; AAS, Wallace Community College, 2008; BSN, The University of Alabama, 2010; MSN, The University of Alabama, 2011; Post-Master's Certification, Saint Xavier University, 2013
Professional Experience:  Urology, Nephrology, Dialysis, Critical Care, Sexual Assault Assessment
Theoretical area of focus:  NUR201, Nursing Through the Lifespan 1, NUR102, Fundamentals of Nursing; WCC since 2014

Regina Ward, MSN, RN
Education:  AS, Enterprise State Junior College, 2000; BSN, Troy State University, 2002; MSN, Walden University, 2009
Professional Experience:  MICU, PACU/Pain Clinic, Surgery, WCC since 2007
Theoretical area of focus:  NUR103, Health Assessment

Dr. Joy Whitlow, PhD, RN
Education:  BSN, Birmingham Southern College, 1984; MSN, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1993; PhD, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2003
Professional Experience:  Cardiovascular, maternal-child, nursing education; WCC since 2001
Theoretical areas of focus:  NUR103, Health Assessment; NUR204, Role Transition for the Registered Nurse.

Dr. Suzanne Whittaker, DNP, RN
Education:  BSN, University of South Alabama, 1979; MSN, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1984; DNP, Samford University, 2019
Professional Experience:  Medical-surgical nursing, cardiovascular intensive-care, psychiatric nursing, long-term care, infection control; WCC since 2009
Theoretical area of focus:  NUR202, Nursing Through the Lifespan II, Clinical: medical-surgical nursing, community health, psychiatric nursing

Patricia Williford, MSN, RN
Education:  Diploma, Sylacauga School of Nursing, 1988; BSN, Jacksonville State University, 2006; MSN, Jacksonville State University, 2008
Professional Experience:  Community health; WCC since 2008
Theoretical area of focus:  NUR200, Nursing Career Mobility Assessment

Janet Wise, MSN, RN
Education:  Paramedic, WCC, 2004; BSN; Darton College, 2016; MSN, University of South Alabama, 2019
Professional Experience:  Emergency Medicine and Trauma Nursing, Cardiac Nursing, WCC since 2019

Janice Wynn, MSN, RN-BC
Education:  BSN, Jacksonville State University, 2011; MSN, Jacksonville State University, 2013
Professional Experience:  Medical-surgical, orthopedics, urology, nephrology, critical care, labor and delivery, nursery, post-partum, behavioral medicine, nursing administration, nursing education; WCC since 2015
Theoretical area of focus:  NUR201, Nursing Through the Lifespan I