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Idaho State University

School of Nursing Faculty and Staff

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Faculty

Karen Neill headshot in red jacket

Karen Neill, PhD, RN, SANE-A, DF-IAFN

Associate Dean and Director, School of Nursing Professor

Office: Pocatello

208-282-2102

neilkare@isu.edu

Professional Profile

Cara-Lee Esplin, MSN, RN

Director of Undergraduate Studies, School of Nursing and Clinical Assistant Professor

Office: Pocatello

208-282-4156

esplcara@isu.edu

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Toni M. Christopherson, Ed.D., M.S.N., R.N., CPN

Clinical Assistant Professor & Accelerated Program Coordinator

Office: Meridian

208-373-1782

tonichristopherso@isu.edu

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Susan S. Tavernier, PhD, CNS, RN, AOCN(R)

Director of Graduate Studies, School of Nursing and Associate Professor

Office: Meridian

208-373-1783

tavesusa@isu.edu

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Kristy Crownhart, DNP, FNP-C, APRN

DNP Coordinator and Clinical Assistant Professor

Office: Meridian

208-373-1852

crowkri2@isu.edu

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Michelle Anderson, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, FAANP

Clinical Assistant Professor

Office: Meridian

208-373-1700

andemic9@isu.edu

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Tamra Anes, MSN, RN, C-EFM

Clinical Instructor

Office: Meridian

(208) 373-1892

anestamr@isu.edu

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Cathy Arvidson, PhD, FNP-BC, APRN, FAANP

Associate Professor

Office: Idaho Falls

208-282-1105

arvicath@isu.edu

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Susan L. Belliston, MS, RN, CNE

Clinical Assistant Professor

Office: Pocatello

208-282-3278

bellsus2@isu.edu

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Gina Clarkson, PhD, ARNP, NNP-BC

Assistant Professor

Office: Pocatello

208-282-3829

clargina@isu.edu

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Linda Hensley, APRN, MSN, FNP-C, RN

Clinical Assistant Professor

Office: Meridian

208-373-1781

henslin2@isu.edu

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Vernon Kubiak, DNP, PMHNP-BC, CNS,CNP,RN

Clinical Assistant Professor

Office: Pocatello

208-282-3583

kubivern@isu.edu

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Ryan Manwaring, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC

Clinical Assistant Professor

Office: Meridian

(208) 373-1750

manwryan@isu.edu

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Linda Susan Narasimhan, MSN, RN

Clinical Assistant Professor

Office: Meridian

(208) 373-1937

naralind@isu.edu

Mary A. Nies, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAAHB

Professor / Joint appointment MPH program

Office: Pocatello

208-282-4602

niesmary@isu.edu

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Omotayo Omotowa, PhD, MPA, MA, MSN, RN

Clinical Assistant Professor

Office: Idaho Falls

208-282-1117

omotomot@isu.edu

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Christy Sabel, MS, RN, CNE

Clinical Associate Professor

Office: Pocatello

208-282-5190

sabechr2@isu.edu

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Melody Weaver, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC

Clinical Assistant Professor

Office: Pocatello

208-282-5994

weavmelo@isu.edu

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Staff

Autumn Baker

Administrative Assistant to the Dean and Assistant Dean

Office: Pocatello

208-282-2429

bakeaut2@isu.edu

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Kimberly Gratiot, BS

Academic Advisor

Office: Meridian

208-373-1784

sonadvis@isu.edu

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Jack Hadlich, BA, MS

Admission and Recruitment Coordinator

Office: Pocatello

208-282-4346

hadljack@isu.edu

June Nilsson

Administrative Assistant 1 for Graduate Studies

Office: Pocatello

208-282-2720

nilsjune@isu.edu

Christine Richardson

Administrative Assistant 1 for Undergraduate Studies

Office: Pocatello

208-282-2185

richchr3@isu.edu

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Carol Ashton, PhD, RN

Professor Emeritus

ashtcaro@isu.edu

Grace Jacobson, PhD, RNC

Professor Emeritus

Office: Pocatello

208-282-2437

jacograc@isu.edu

Diana McLaughlin, EdD, RN

Professor Emeritus

mcladian@isu.edu

Jacqueline McRoberts, EdD, RN

Professor Emeritus

mcrojack@isu.edu

Nancy Renn, PhD, RN

Professor Emeritus

rennnanc@isu.edu