On Campus Nursing Faculty & Staff
Dr. McSwain, DHA, MSN, RN
Dr. Ann Marie E. McSwain is a first-generation college graduate, a proud 1989 alumni and the first alumna to serve in the role of Dean for the School of Nursing. She was born in London, England to Jamaican parents. She lived in Jamaica for ten years prior to moving to the United States as a senior in high school. She began teaching at Lincoln University in 2004 as clinical faculty in the AAS nursing program. Later she taught in the RN-BSN program. She has since been promoted from Assistant Professor to Associate Professor, tenured, served as Department Head, and currently serves as the Dean.
With her background in critical care and leadership, Dr. McSwain has served as a peer reviewer and content contributor for several medical-surgical and critical care nursing textbooks for Pearson Prentice Hall Publishers, Jones & Bartlett Publishers and Elsevier, Inc. She serves on the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) Evaluation Review Panel and the ACEN Appeal Panel and serves on several committees for higher education and nursing. Dr. McSwain also serves on the International Advisory Board for the Malaysian Journal of Nursing.
Dr. McSwain serves as Project Director for several grants. She was awarded the Nursing Education Incentive Program (NEIP) grant by the Missouri Department of Higher Education and Missouri State Board of Nursing. The NEIP was a statewide initiative to increase the physical and educational capacity of nursing education programs in Missouri. Dr. McSwain served as Project Manager, transitioning the Associate in Applied Sciences (AAS) Nursing Program to a 4-year pre-licensure baccalaureate nursing program.
Vicky H. Becherer, PhD, RN
Vicky H. Becherer began her nursing career in 1989 in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at St. Louis Children's Hospital. In 2000, she accepted the NICU Nurse Educator role at St. Louis Children's Hospital. In 2004, she began her academic teaching career with the College of Nursing at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. She taught the pediatric clinical for one year before accepting a full-time faculty position at UMSL in Child Health Nursing. During her academic teaching at UMSL, Vicky taught not only pediatric nursing, but also health assessment (classroom and online) and nursing research. In the past few years, she has taught Theoretical Basis for Advanced Nursing Practice with Chamberlain College of Nursing in the online MSN program. In addition to academic teaching, Vicky contributes and edits chapters of books and patient teaching materials for several publishers including Kluwers Wolters and F. A. Davis. Vicky graduated with her diploma in nursing from Deaconess College of Nursing in St. Louis, Missouri. She completed her BSN and MSN from Jewish Hospital College of Nursing and Allied Health in St. Louis, Missouri, and completed her PhD in Adult Education and Leadership from UM-St. Louis.
Vicky graduated with her diploma in nursing from Deaconess College of Nursing in St. Louis, Missouri. She completed her BSN and MSN from Jewish Hospital College of Nursing and Allied Health in St. Louis, Missouri, and completed her PhD in Adult Education and Leadership from UM-St. Louis.
Vicky is married with no children. She enjoys boating, swimming, shopping, and being with her husband.
Kellie Sullivan, MSN, RN
Kellie Sullivan attended Lincoln University from 2002-2006 and earned an Associate of Arts in Science and Bachelors of Science in Nursing degree during that time. She started her nursing career as a floor nurse on an inpatient physical rehabilitation unit at Capital Region Medical Center. In 2008 she earned a Masters of Science in Nursing with an emphasis in nursing leadership and management from the University of Missouri-Columbia. With this degree and her love for the geriatric population, she was able to work in leadership positions in long-term care facilities for five years. Kellie was excited to return to Lincoln University in the fall of 2014 as a nursing faculty member. She has taught in a variety of nursing courses and currently teaches the Medical-Surgical II and gerontology courses.
Kellie is married and has one son. Her husband is a hospital chaplain and pastor of a local church. In her spare time, Kellie enjoys spending time with her extended family, attending Christian music concerts, and traveling the world.
Darla Douglas, MSN, RN
Darla Douglas began her teaching career at Lincoln University in the associate degree nursing in 1988. She has been teaching in mental health nursing and beginning medical –surgical nursing for that duration of time. Her clinical background and work experience has been primarily in mental health nursing, both acute care and chronic care of those struggling with mental illness. In addition, Darla has worked in rehab nursing and home health. She graduated from University of MO- Columbia, with her BSN and MSN. She completed a MAC, which leads to licensure as a professional counselor, from MO Baptist University in St Louis. Originally, Darla entered professional nursing as a diploma graduate from Lutheran School of Nursing in St Louis.
Darla was married for 30 years, but has been a widow for a number of years. She has 2 grown children, her daughter who resides in St Louis, and her son who lives in Pittsburg, PA. She enjoys living in the country.
Abbie Bredeman, MSN, RN
Abbie Bredeman grew up in Jefferson City, graduating from Helias High School in 2000. She graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Nursing with Departmental Honors from Truman State University in 2005. Her experience includes inpatient obstetrics, residential psychiatric case management, and lactation support and nutrition teaching at a county health department. Abbie began working in academic nursing education in 2010, initially teaching clinical rotations for 3 nursing programs (LPN, ADN, BSN). In May 2015, she completed her Masters of Science in Nursing degree, with an emphasis in Nursing Education, from the University of Missouri - Columbia. She was honored to speak at graduation and to receive the 2015 MSN Student Award for Overall Excellence. Her primary clinical experience and true passion in nursing is inpatient maternal-child health because this wellness-based specialty allows nurses to incorporate much teaching and health promotion. Abbie is devoted to improving lactation healthcare by helping new mothers establish a fulfilling breastfeeding relationship with their newborns. Her research topic of interest is evidence-based interventions to aid mothers in overcoming breastfeeding-related difficulties.
Abbie is married to her high school sweetheart, Blaine, and they have 3 energy-filled children. Outside of Lincoln, Abbie enjoys helping at her children's school, planning parties, and attending her children's various sports and activities.
Grace Feutz, MSN, RN
Nursing Simulation Instructor
Grace E. Feutz began her nursing career in the St. Louis, MO area working in the Emergency Room and medical surgical units. She later moved to Columbia, MO and worked for twenty years for Boone Hospital Center in the areas of Cardiology and Oncology. Volunteer work in Northwest Arkansas led to the next nursing experience and Grace became an Inpatient Diabetes Educator for Washington Regional Medical Center. This important step took Grace into new roles in the community. She served schools, dialysis clinics, and taught classes for new graduate nurses.
Currently Grace serves for Lincoln University Missouri as Simulation Instructor. She designs and implements lab experiences that provide a bridge from classroom to clinical. Collaborating with a diverse group of nursing professors to enhance and strengthen curriculum for each unique student is her passion.
Outside of work responsibilities Grace enjoys music, poetry, and storytelling. She sings, plays the piano and dulcimer, and is dabbling with the marimba. She has recently had the privilege to serve in mission endeavors in Haiti, Nicaragua, and Guatemala. She hopes to continue these efforts in the near future.
Jennifer McCord, MSN, RN
Assistant Professor, Program Coordinator
Jennifer McCord began her teaching career at Lincoln University in the associate degree nursing program in 2007 as adjunct clinical faculty for psychosocial nursing and medical-surgical nursing. She began teaching full-time in the associate degree nursing program in January 2010, teaching psychosocial nursing and medical-surgical nursing. Jennifer was actively involved in transitioning the Associate in Applied Sciences (AAS) Nursing Program to a 4-year pre-licensure baccalaureate nursing program. Her clinical background and work experience includes trauma, physical rehabilitation, education, and management. She is a Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse.
Jennifer graduated from University of Missouri - Columbia with a BSN, and completed her MSN at the University of Missouri- Kansas City. Jennifer is currently pursuing a PhD in Nursing at the University of Missouri- Kansas City. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing and Delta Kappa Gamma International Society for Key Women Educators.
She is married with two children. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, gardening, cooking, and spending time outdoors with her family.
Michelle Nolph, MSN, RN
Michelle Nolph is a Nurse Practitioner at SSM Health at Home Hospice and is a faculty member at Lincoln University, State Fair community college, and Saint Louis University.
Michelle has been a nurse for almost 20 years her experience ranges from Critical care nursing working in the ICU and ED to a specialty in gastroenterology as an Nurse Practitioner and care of the dying patient in hospice/ palliative care. Her nursing career has been paved with many education opportunities working with new graduates to prepare them for the clinical work place, nursing boards prep to working with students at all levels in nursing schools. Michelle Currently teaches at three different universities, she is an RN educator at Lincoln University and State Fair Community College as well as teaching at the Masters level at Saint Louis University. Michelle's passion for her nursing career is the clinical experience with patients, caring for patients in all times of their lives but especially passionate about hospice care and palliative care always advocating for patients needs and rights to be comfortable and cared for at the end of life.
Michelle has been a member of the community of Jefferson City since 1997 and is a native of Columbia MO, where she and her husband grew up. Michelle has a loving family, she and her husband Kristopher Nolph have two high school aged children Madison and Ian. Michelle's busy family of athletes keep her busy but she also has her animals, a mastiff named Buddy, a dachshund Bella and three pretty outdoor cats that keep her company. Michelle enjoys playing as well as coaching volleyball, cooking, entertaining, swimming, and caring for those she loves.
Honors: Undergraduate nursing excellence (Helen L Monroe award) Lincoln; Sigma Theta Tau honors at Saint Louis University.
Michelle previously practiced as a GI nurse practitioner prior to coming to Family Medicine.
Brandy Parker, MSN, RN, CNE
Brandy Parker began her teaching career in 2008 teaching a variety of courses in a BSN program. She branched out into simulation in the Fall of 2016 when she joined the Lincoln family as the Director of Clinical Simulation. Her current role as nursing faculty allows her to contribute to simulation through her course work. She now teaches the community capstone course working with students in their final semester as they prepare for graduation and NCLEX. Her clinical background and work experience has been in medical oncology. She graduated from Central Methodist University with a BSN and completed her MSN at Regis University in Denver, CO
Deborah Ziervogel, MSN, RN, CNOR
Debbie has earned her MSN in Nursing Education from Walden University and BSN from Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville. She has extensive background in perioperative nursing and has been a clinical adjunct instructor in medical/surgical nursing. She holds a certification as a perioperative nurse. She is a member of The Heart of Missouri AORN Chapter and has served as President, President-Elect and Education Coordinator. Debbie enjoys going to educational conferences, knitting and spending time with her children and husband.
Administrative Assistant I
Valerie Henderson began her career at Lincoln University in 1996. She started in the Journalism department as a Secretary I and accepted a position in the department of Nursing Science in 1998 as a Secretary II. In 2009 she was promoted to Administrative Assistant I after receiving her AAS degree in Administrative Office Management from Lincoln University and assuming additional responsibilities within the department. Her background has consisted of Office Management, Secretarial, and Clerical responsibilities.
She is married with two adult step children and two beautiful granddaughters. In her spare time, she enjoys gardening, Yoga classes, traveling and spending time with family and friends. Her husband recently retired form working at Lincoln University as the Design and Construction Facilities Coordinator for the past 30 years.
Diana Kay Fauss, DNP, FNP-BC, GNP-BC
Dr. Diana Kay Fauss graduated from Missouri Baptist School of Nursing in 1988 with her Associate degree and began practicing as a Registered Nurse that same year. She received her BSN in 1996 from Central Methodist College in Fayette. She obtained her Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Missouri-Columbia Sinclair School of Nursing to become a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) and a Gerontologic Nurse Practitioner (GNP) in 1999. Dr. Fauss has practiced as a nurse practitioner since 1999. Before transitioning to a full-time faculty position, she taught as an adjunct nursing professor while practicing full time. Dr. Fauss obtained her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) from the University of Missouri-Columbia Sinclair School of Nursing in 2013. Her DNP project research was published in the Missouri Nurses Magazine in the spring of 2018. She joined Lincoln University as an Associate Professor of Nursing in August of 2018 and continues to practice part-time as a board certified FNP and GNP. Dr. Fauss served on the ANCC Content Expert Panel from 2010-2018 in assisting to develop the FNP National board certification examinations. She also serves as a manuscript reviewer for the MEDSURG Nursing Journal.
Tiffany Lehman, BSN, RN
Tiffany Lehman is a 2014 Helen L. Monroe recipient and proud alumni of Lincoln University's ADN and RN-BSN programs. Since graduation, she has practiced as a registered nurse on the Progressive Care Unit at Capital Region Medical Center where she has also obtained her ACLS, PALS, and chemotherapy certifications. She first began teaching at Columbia College as a clinical instructor in 2018 before obtaining her new role at Lincoln University. She enjoys teaching not only in the lab and classroom setting but also being at the bedside with students. Tiffany is currently working on obtaining her MSN with an emphasis in nurse education at Central Methodist University and is expected to graduate in August of 2019.
She is married with two children. Outside of work, Tiffany enjoys family time, gardening, and being outdoors.
Crystal Morris, BSN, RN
Crystal Morris started her nursing career in 1993 when she graduated from Metro Business College as an Administrative Medical Assistant. She then furthered her education and attended Mexico School of Practical Nursing and received her Licensed Practical Nursing Diploma in 1996. She continued her education and received her Associates Degree in 2007 and Bachelors of Science Degree in 2013 from Lincoln University. She is currently attending Walden University and pursuing her MSN/FNP in Adult Gerontology Primary Care. Her professional working experience proceeds her as she continues to work as a staff nurse with the mentally ill, a Diabetic and Wound Educator at St.Mary's Hospital (Audrain), L1MA Instructor, and she was the first African-American female to be Director of Nursing at Callaway Community Hospital. Her achievements include Board member Lincoln University Nursing Advisory Board, Member Sigma Theta Tau Professional Nursing Organization, NAACP Member, on the cover of two notable magazines:Health Monitor Guide for Diabetes Magazine and Professional Dayme Magazine, Former Board Commissioner Fulton Housing Authority, Former appointed Commissioner for Callaway County Chamber of Commerce, and Nominee for Jane Bierdmann-Fike Humanitarian Award. She is also employed at Maupin Funeral Home, where she works with families in their time of need.
Crystal's spare time includes spending quality time with her family, especially, with her beautiful grandchildren. She also enjoys going to the library and getting her hair done. Crystal is married to her loving husband Robby of 25 years and has three boys, Nathan, Charles, and Jonathan and four grandchildren, Allie, Haven, Dalton and Hazel. She is the only child and her parents are Charles and Anna Braxton.
Dara Osoego, MSN, FNP-C
Dara Osoego, MSN, FNP-C joined the teaching faculty at Lincoln University in August of 2018 as an Adjunct Professor in the BSN Program. She earned her BSN from Central Missouri State University in 2005 and her MSN from Walden University in 2016. Her nursing background consists of ten years in the Intensive Care Unit, one year in the Emergency Department, and most recently, has been practicing as a Nurse Practitioner in Urgent Care/Express Care.
Dara has always had a passion for teaching and sharing the knowledge she has gained throughout her vast nursing experience with other nurses. Throughout her nursing career she has served in the preceptor, charge nurse, and clinical instructor roles. She is excited to have the opportunity to teach in an academic role at Lincoln University.
Dara is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). She aspires to write and publish a clinical review book with her husband for Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and students.
Dara was raised in Cole Camp, Missouri and currently resides in Jefferson City with her husband and two step-daughters. In her spare time she enjoys swimming, spending time with her family, traveling, and spoiling her Great Dane.
Felicia Anunoby, MBA, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC
Felicia E. Anunoby started her nursing career as a vocation and graduated as a registered nurse in 1987 at the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH), School of Nursing. She was her class representative in her first year, director of socials in her second year and the president of the student nurses' association in her third year. She presented the commencement speech on behalf of her fellow graduates. Her first job as a nurse was in a medical/surgical unit that offered her the opportunity to assist in the operating room. After one year, she returned to the School of Nursing and earned her midwifery certification in 1989. She worked in a maternity hospital as a midwife and was promoted to Director of Nursing. In that position, her responsibility included mentoring and training nurses. She taught prenatal education classes, including certified midwifery assistant classes.
Felicia has great desire to serve the poor and underprivileged. On learning of the extreme hardship and suffering in rural areas due to the shortage of healthcare personnel, she relocated to rural General Hospital, in Enugu State, Nigeria to help reduce the extant healthcare disparities of socially and economically disadvantaged groups/populations. While serving this population, Felicia was selected to assist the Enugu State Governor's wife in her mobile healthcare program called "Better Life for Rural Women." This program brought healthcare services to rural women who hitherto had no access to healthcare for themselves and their children.
Felicia's abiding love for obstetrics caused her to continue to assist medical and nursing staff in delivering babies at the maternity hospital she was previously employed after she joined the Enugu State Park Lane hospital as the State Coordinator for HIV/AIDS Awareness Program. Felicia was selected by one of her professors for a nursing adaptation course in the United Kingdom. She completed the adaptation course in nursing in Belfast, Northern Ireland and was licensed by the United Kingdom Nursing and Midwifery Council to practice nursing in the United Kingdom. While in Belfast, she represented foreign students and presented the reading at the Belfast City Hospital end of year service.
Felicia practiced nursing in Cornwall and London England before relocating to Jefferson City. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science and Master of Nursing from Lincoln University and the University of Missouri, Columbia, respectively. Felicia was board certified as a family nurse practitioner in 2007. She has practiced nursing in Mid-Missouri as a registered Nurse and an advanced practice nurse. She has nursing experience in primary care, geriatrics, labor and delivery, medical oncology, medical/surgical, occupational health, and urgent care among others
Felicia loves spending time with her family in the United States and in Nigeria. In her spare time, Felicia enjoys dancing, movies, reading, and singing.
Becky Richards, MA, BSN, RN
Becky Richards began her nursing career through encouraging nurses when she worked on the switchboard in a local hospital on night shift. From there Becky became a certified nurse assistant, a licensed practical nurse and then a registered nurse. She obtained her AAS degree from Lincoln University in 1986 and her BSN through California State University. University of Phoenix awarded her Master's degree in organizational leadership in 2005. She's completed all work with the exception of her dissertation toward her doctorate. Becky's clinical background includes medical-surgical, intensive care including neurosurgical care, cardiac intensive care and peri-anesthesia care. Becky has served as charge nurse, assistant manager, manager, director and assistant to the Vice President of nursing in various hospitals. Becky worked for the State of California as a nurse surveyor-evaluator for the Department of Health and CMS. Since returning to Missouri in 2014, Becky served as the director for critical care, step-down, and respiratory therapy at Boone Hospital. Becky is currently employed as House Administrator at SSM Health in Jefferson City.
Becky and her husband have been married over 40 years, enjoy their 2 adult children, their spouses and 7 grandchildren. Becky feels it is an honor to return to her alma mater and give to the school which helped form her practice. Becky loves being a nurse and holds her title as RN as her sacred mission.
Steveny Grieves, MSN, RN, FNP, AG-ACNP-BC
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Haley Shrum, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, AGACNP-BC
Haley Shrum has been a nurse since 1999 and has worked up the ranks in her nursing career. She started as an LPN in 1999, graduating from Moberly Area Community College. One year later, she completed her ADN. After 10 years of bedside nursing, predominately in the ED, she went back to school and obtained her BSN at Barnes Jewish College Goldfarb School of Nursing and then onto University of South Alabama to complete her Masters Degree in Nursing becoming certified as a FNP and AGACNP. She currently works full time at Scotland County Hospital in Memphis, MO in the emergency department. She is excited to begin a new journey as a clinical instructor at Lincoln University and share her knowledge and experience with a new generation of nurses
Lois Jaegers, MSN, RN
Lois M. Jaegers began her nursing career at St. Mary's Hospital in 1975 on the medical floor. She gained a wealth of information and practice during that time. In August of 1979, she began her academic career in the Associate of Applied program in the Lincoln University Nursing program. She continued to work prn at St. Mary's, mostly on the pediatric unit. She taught one year in Fundamentals of Nursing before moving to Nursing Care of Mothers and Children. During that time, she also taught Childbirth Classes, CPR class, EMT classes, and performed insurance physicals. She was the SNA advisor for many years. She continued to teach Nursing Care of Mothers and Children until 2007, when she began teaching in the RN-BSN online program. During that time, she transferred from the pediatric unit to the PACU unit at St. Mary's Health Center. She was involved in the initial national accreditation of the nursing program in the 1988 and continued this involvement throughout the numerous reaccreditations. She was instrumental in the development of the BSN program, which started in 2015. After the BSN program began, she continued to teach in the RN-BSN program, but picked up various courses in the BSN program also. After 38 years of teaching at Lincoln University, she decided to retire, but does continue to work adjunct.
She graduated with her BSN in 1975 from Central Missouri State University and in 2001, graduated from Clarkson College with her MSN. She received certification as a Lactation Consultant and Legal Consultant. In 1997, she was appointed by Governor Mel Carnahan as the Osage County Coroner. She has continued to serve in that position until the current time.
She currently lives in Loose Creek, MO on a cattle farm. She enjoys her life in the country. Her most prized accomplishment is her five children and eight grandchildren.
Mindy Phillips, MSN, APRN, CPNP-PC
Melinda Phillips earned her BSN from the University of Missouri - St. Louis in 2012. She then began her nursing career on a medical-surgical pediatric floor at Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center in St. Louis. She worked there for a little over 5 years. During those years, she also worked PRN as a school nurse and home-care nurse. She earned her MSN from the University of Missouri - St.Louis in the summer of 2017. She currently works as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner here in Jefferson City. She started at Lincoln University in 2019-serving as adjunct faculty.
Mindy is married with no children. When not working, she enjoys reading, spending time with her family/friends, and her four-legged children.
Ellen Kliethermes, MSN-NE, RN
Ellen Kliethermes began her nursing career following graduation from Burge School of Nursing in Springfield, Missouri. She received her BSN and MSN from Excelsior College in Albany, New York. She has experience in critical care nursing having worked in ICU, cardiac catheterization/interventional radiology labs, and ER as well as case management, medical-surgical nursing, infusion nursing, management, and peri-operative nursing. Ellen began her teaching career in 1998 as an academic and clinical instructor in a licensed practical nursing (LPN) program which she continued until 2010. She was more recently the coordinator of an LPN program. Ellen is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. She is married and has two daughters. She enjoys gardening, baking, and spending time with her family and with nature.
Elizabeth Snodgrass-Stringer graduated from Chamberlain College of Nursing in St. Louis with her BSN in 2012. Her first job as a nurse was in the Neuro/Neuro-Surgical ICU. She continued her career in St. Louis working as both a nurse in the intensive care unit with SSM hospitals, and an organ procurement coordinator (OPC) for Mid-America Transplant. She enjoyed the autonomy granted to her as an OPC which led to her decision to pursue graduate studies. She is currently in her final semesters of study for her MSN at Maryville University of St. Louis in the Acute Care-Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner program. Elizabeth began working as a clinical instructor at Columbia College in 2018 and is now a clinical instructor for both Columbia College and Lincoln University.
Elizabeth lives just outside of Jefferson City, MO with her husband, son, and a menagerie of pets and chickens. She enjoys reading, hiking, bicycling, and cooking.
FLW Nursing Faculty & Staff
Jana Anderson, MSN, MHA, RN
Jana Anderson graduated from Cox College of Nursing and Allied Health Science in December of 2006 with an associate degree in nursing. From graduation till 2010 Jana enjoyed working on Medical/Surgical units in a number of different states to include: Missouri, Virginia, Oklahoma and North Carolina. In 2010 she graduated from Chamberlain College of Nursing with a baccalaureate in Nursing and began working in Intensive Care Units in MO. By November, 2014 Jana graduated from University of Phoenix with a Masters in Nursing and a Masters in Health Administration. Currently Jana works part time at Lake Regional's Step-Down Unit in Osage Beach, teaches Anatomy and Physiology I with Ozark Technical College in Lebanon, is a clinical instructor for Cox College in Springfield for first year Baccalaureate students and full time faculty at Lincoln University Fort Leonard Wood campus guiding first year nursing students.
Donna Brashear, MSN, RN
Donna Brashear began her teaching career at Lincoln University in the Associate of Applied Sciences (AAS) in nursing in 2010. She has spent 7 years teaching a wide variety of nursing classes including fundamentals, medical-surgical nursing, pediatrics, obstetrics, psychiatric nursing and ethical legal issues in nursing. Donna Brashear has also taught Health Policy courses in Masters of Health Administration program through Webster University,
Her clinical background and work experience has been in public health where she worked for 20 years at the local health department. She was the county Health Director for seven of those years. She also worked in primary health care nursing, working as a nurse care manager in Federally Qualified Health Center. Donna Brashear graduated from Lincoln University with her Associate Degree in Nursing and completed her BSN and MSN at Central Methodist University. She also has completed a Certificate in Public Health Administration.
Donna Brashear is married with three adult children and five grandchildren. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, gardening and spending time with her family.
Jeffrey "Jeff" Grube, MSN, RN
Jeffrey Grube graduated from Lincoln University, Fort Leonard Wood in 2010. In 2011, he obtained his BSN from American Sentinel University and started as a clinical adjunct faculty member with Lincoln University, Fort Leonard Wood. In 2014, Jeff graduated with his MSN from American Sentinel University. His work experiences in nursing include Critical Care and Emergency Medicine. Jeff began teaching as a full-time assistant professor with Lincoln University School of Nursing in 2014. He enjoys teaching 2nd year associate degree seeking nursing students. Outside of teaching, he appreciates family time, going to the river, and working in the yard.
Sean Harris, DNP, RN
Sean Harris began his clinical instructor career with Lincoln University School of Nursing in 2015. His nursing clinical experiences include medical surgical, post- anesthesia care, community health, and emergency services. Sean earned his MSN at Uniformed Services University and is certified with the AANP as a family nurse practitioner and the ANCC as an Ambulatory Care Nurse. Mr. Harris retired from more than 20 years of active Army service in 2015 with his last duty station at Fort Leonard Wood. During his time at Fort Leonard Wood, Mr. Harris became certified in Flight Medicine and was the Flight Surgeon (Aeromedical Nurse Practitioner) serving a five state area, had a full empanelment of 1200 patients, pulled call duties as a DOD certified Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examiner, and was Chief of Family Practice at the General Leonard Wood Army Hospital. Sean currently works as a family practice care provider at a Federally Qualified Health Center in Rolla, Missouri. He provides primary care medicine and advanced nursing care to Rolla and surrounding community regardless of ability to pay. Additionally, he provides School-Based Healthcare Services at the Newburg school two days a week. Mr. Harris is currently pursuing his doctorate degree (DNP) with Saint Louis University and conducting his research on management of obesity in the primary care setting. Sean has three sons and four awesome grandchildren
Barbara Lane, MSN, RN-BC
Barbara Lane is currently an Assistant Professor for the Associate of Applied Science Degree Nursing program on the Lincoln University satellite campus at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. Fort Leonard Wood hosts the only nursing program in the United States on an Army base. Mrs. Lane started her nursing career in 1984 and has a varied background in clinic nursing practice, acute care bedside nursing, hospital education and administration, and 12 years teaching at the college level. Throughout her practice she has always maintained a love for geriatric patients and nursing students. Mrs. Lane holds a Master's degree in Nursing with ANCC Board Certification in Geriatrics.
She is married and has three children and seven grandchildren. In her spare time she loves to work in her yard and enjoy nature. She hopes to someday live to be one of the "Geriatric population" and be blessed with many more grandchildren and see her graduate nursing students become successful nurses who continue their educations.
Megan Titus, MSN, RN
Assistant Professor, Program Coordinator
Megan Titus is a 2007 graduate of the Pittsburg State University BSN program in Pittsburg, KS. Her clinical experiences include medical surgical units, orthopedics, post- anesthesia care unit, and occupational medicine. She earned her MSN from Southwest Baptist University, Mercy College of Nursing in 2017 and began teaching full-time with Lincoln University in the Fall of 2017. In the summer of 2018, Megan began as the Program Coordinator for the Fort Leonard Wood campus. In addition to being the Program Coordinator, Megan is an Assistant Professor teaching first year nursing students. Megan is married and has two sons.
Lisa Wieberg, MSN, RN, CNL
Lisa Wieberg graduated in 1994 with her AAS and then in 2012 with her BSN, both from Lincoln University. She graduated from Central Methodist University with a Masters in Nursing focusing on clinical nurse leadership in August 2018. She became certified as a Clinical Nurse leader in July 2018. Her clinical back ground includes 18 years of emergency medicine, infection control, case management and leadership roles. She began working for Lincoln University, School of Nursing at the Fort Leonard Wood campus in 2014.She has taught in all clinical rotations and currently instructs fundamentals.
Lisa is married to her best friend and they have three daughters. They also live with their dog, Earl, on a century farm in mid-Missouri.
Program Assistant I
Keilan Cox is a recent graduate of December of 2017 with a Bachelors in Business Administration with an emphasis in Healthcare Management from Columbia College. 2018 will be her first year with Lincoln University as the new Program Assistant at the Fort Leonard campus.
She is originally from Morristown, TN, but was brought to Missouri in 2010 due to her father being an active duty soldier in the United States Army.
"I am not married, nor have any children at this time, but I do have a three pound yorkie that is a ton of fun! In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family and friends. I am very excited and look forward to growing, and learning, as well as the experiences that I will have here at Lincoln!"
Crystal Ray, BSN, RNC-OB
Crystal graduated from Southwest Baptist University in 2010 and again in 2015 with her BSN. She is currently pursuing her MSN from Western Governors University and anticipates to graduate in 2021. Her clinical experience includes working in Corporate Health, Occupational Medicine, and Labor & Delivery, which is truly her passion. She obtained her national certification in Inpatient Obstetrics in 2014 and continues to work at the bedside welcoming each new life. Crystal feels strongly about education and loves learning new things, as well as teaching and mentoring new nurses. She believes that a good education is the key to a successful nursing career and aims to always be a resource for those with less experience. She joined Lincoln University in 2018 as an adjunct clinical instructor teaching first semester students.
Crystal is married and has four children. In her spare time, she enjoys working outdoors, reading, and studying genealogy.
Miriam Carr, MSN, RN
Miriam Carr attended Southwestern Adventist University in Texas and earned an Associate Nursing degree during that time. She was hired at an open heart unit and went through a residency program to recover post-op open heart patients at Arlington Memorial Hospital. While working as an ICU nurse, she obtained her Bachelors of Science in Nursing. She went on to work at Baylor Medical Centers open heart unit and Medical Center of Arlington Intensive Care Unit in Texas. When her husband's job moved them to Missouri, she started to work in the emergency room and went to work in the ER for the next 10 years both in Missouri and Michigan. In 2018 she earned a Master's of Science in Nursing Education from Western Governors University. With this degree she was able to join the team at Lincoln University and start in a new, exciting direction for her career.