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Executive Council

University of Mississippi School of Nursing Executive Council
Tina Martin 2023Tina Martin, PhD, RN, FNP-BC
Dean and Professor
Associate Chief Nursing Officer for Academic Affairs, UMMC
Email: tmartin@umc.edu
(601) 984-6220
Fax: (601) 815-5958
Sharon McElwain 2021Sharon McElwain, DNP, RN, FNP-BC
Associate Professor of Nursing
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Programs
Email: smcelwain@umc.edu
Phone: (601) 815-4123
Fax: (601) 815-9309
Michelle Palokas 2023Michelle Palokas, DNP, RN-CPN
Associate Professor of Nursing
Associate Dean for Administration
Assistant Dean for Accreditation and Evaluation
Deputy Director of Mississippi Centre of Evidence-Based Practice: A JBI Centre of Excellence and US Cochrane Affiliate
Email: mpalokas@umc.edu
Phone: (601) 984-6207
Fax: (601) 815-9309
Ann-Norwood.jpgAnne Norwood, PhD, RN, FNP-BC
Professor of Nursing
Associate Dean for Practice and Partnerships
Email: anorwood@umc.edu
Phone: (601) 984-6236
Fax: (601) 984-6206
Portrait of Lei ZhangLei Zhang, PhD, MBA
Professor of Nursing
Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship
Email:  lzhang2@umc.edu
Phone: (601) 815-9780
Fax: (601) 984-6206 
Kristina-Cherry.pngKristina Cherry, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, NEA-BC
Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, School of Nursing
Chief Nursing Executive, UMMC
Audwin Fletcher 2022Audwin Fletcher, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, ELAN-F, FAAN
Professor of Nursing
Assistant Dean for Graduate Programs
Director of Adult-Gerontology Acute Care and Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner tracks
Email: afletcher@umc.edu
Phone: (601) 984-4588
Fax: (601) 984-6206
Marilyn Harrington 2021Marilyn Harrington, PhD, RN, AGNP-C
Associate Professor of Nursing
Assistant Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Email: mharrington@umc.edu
Phone: (601) 815-4138
Fax: (601) 984-6206
Leigh-Holley.jpgLeigh Holley, DNP, RN
Associate Professor of Nursing
Assistant Dean for Oxford Instructional Site
South Oxford Center
Email: lholley1@umc.edu
(662) 915-2057
(662) 915-2056
Lisa Vaughan 2023Lisa Vaughan
Director of Budget and Finance
Business Operations
Email: lvaughan@umc.edu
(601) 984-6271
(601) 815-4119
Randi Jarnagin 2023Randi Jarnagin
Executive Assistant
Office of the Dean
Email: sjarnagin@umc.edu
(601) 984-6220
Fax: (601) 815-5958