Faculty

Alvita Nathaniel, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, FAANP

Interim Associate Dean Graduate Practice Programs
Associate Professor & Interim Chairperson, Charleston Division


Phone: 304.347.1224 |
Email: anathaniel@hsc.wvu.edu

Certification:

  • ANCC Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Fellow; American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • Fellow; Grounded Theory Institute
  • Fellow; WVU Health Sciences Center Academy for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

Location:

WVU School of Nursing, Room 2026A, 3110 MacCorkle Ave. S.E., Charleston, WV 25304

Education

  • PhD, West Virginia University
  • MSN, West Virginia University
  • BSN, Alderson-Broaddus College

Clinical Areas of Specialization:

  • Family

Research Areas of Interest:

  • Ethics
  • Moral Reckoning
  • Grounded Theory
  • Advanced Practice Nurses' Practice Patterns
  • Quality of Life


Nancy Atkins, RNC, WHNP-BC

Lecturer


Phone: 304.347.1253
Email: natkins@hsc.wvu.edu



Margaret (Peggy) Burkhardt, PhD, FNP

Associate Professor, Emeritus

Email: mburkhardt@hsc.wvu.edu

Certification:

  • AHN, BD - Advanced Holistic Nurse
  • HSMI - Holistic Stress Management Instructor

Education

  • PhD, University of Miami
  • MSN, University of Rochester
  • MA, (Theology) - University of Dayton
  • BSN, Georgetown University

Clinical Areas of Specialization:

  • Family

Research Areas of Interest:

  • Spirituality and healing
  • Stress management
  • Health and nature
  • Environment
  • Self-care for nurses


Kristina M. Childers, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC

Senior Lecturer


Phone: 304.347.1381
Email: kchilders@hsc.wvu.edu

Certification:

  • ANCC - Family Nurse Practitioner

Location:

WVU School of Nursing, 3110 MacCorkle Ave. S.E., Charleston, WV 25304

Education

  • MSN, Marshall University
  • BSN, Marshall University

Clinical Areas of Specialization:

  • Family Practice

Research Areas of Interest:

  • Diabetes
  • Mental Health


Jarena Kelly,DNP, APRN, FNP-BC

Clinical Assistant Professor


Phone: 304.347.1267 | 304.347.1253
Email: jjkelly@hsc.wvu.edu

Certification:

  • ANCC-Family Nurse Practitioner

Location:

WVU School of Nursing, Room 2022, 3110 MacCorkle Ave. S.E., Charleston, WV 25304

Education

  • DNP, West Virginia University
  • MSN, West Virginia University, Charleston Division
  • BSN - West Virginia University, Charleston Division
  • ADN - University of Charleston
  • BA - Marshall University

Clinical Areas of Specialization:

  • Adults

Research Areas of Interest:

  • Chronic Kidney Disease

Barbara Koster, MSN, APRN, ANP-BC

Lecturer


Phone: 304.766.7506
Email: bkoster@hsc.wvu.edu

Certification:

  • Adult Nurse Practitioner

Location:

WVU School of Nursing, 3110 MacCorkle Ave. S.E., Charleston, WV 25304

Education

  • MSN, West Virginia University
  • BSN - Alderson Broaddus College

Clinical Areas of Practice:

  • Urgent Care
  • Rural Primary Care
Evelyn Martin

Evelyn Martin, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC

Lecturer


Phone: 304.347.1345 |
Email: emmartin@hsc.wvu.edu

Certification:

  • ANCC Family Nurse Practitioner

Location:

WVU School of Nursing, 3110 MacCorkle Ave. S.E., Charleston, WV 25304

Education

  • MSN - Marshall University
  • BSN - West Virginia University
  • ASN - St. Mary's/Marshall University

Clinical Areas of Specialization:

  • Family Practice
  • Urlology
  • Hospice

Research Areas of Interest:

  • Men's Sexual Health


Barbara L. Nunley, PhD, RN

Associate Professor


Phone: 304.347.1250 | 304.347.1253
Email: bnunley@hsc.wvu.edu

Location:

WVU School of Nursing, Room 2023, 3110 MacCorkle Ave. S.E., Charleston, WV 25304

Education

  • PhD (Nursing), University of Kentucky
  • MS, (Administration Nursing) - Ohio State University
  • BSN, West Virginia University

Clinical Areas of Specialization:

  • WV Geriatric Education Center
  • Education to caregivers of frail elderly
  • Southern Region Coalition - promoting geriatric nursing content Southern Region BSN programs
  • Geriatric Nursing Education Consortium - The John A. Harford Institute

Research Areas of Interest:

  • Maintaining and promoting health of caregivers of frail elders


T. Ritchie

Teresa Ritchie, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC

Lecturer


Phone: 304.347.1253
Email: tritchie@hsc.wvu.edu

 

 

Crystal Sheaves, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC

Senior Lecturer
Coordinator, RN-BSN program


Phone: 304.347.1253 | 304.347.1259
Email: csheaves@hsc.wvu.edu

Certification:

  • ANCC - Family Nurse Practitioner

Location:

WVU School of Nursing, Room 2028, 3110 MacCorkle Ave. S.E., Charleston, WV 25304

Education

  • MSN, West Virginia University
  • BSN, Mountain State University

Clinical Areas of Specialization:

  • Family

Research Area of Interest:

  • Women's Health, Preventative Health, Community Health



Marilyn E. Smith, PhD, APRN, PMHNP-BC

Clinical Professor


Phone: 304.347.1268 | 304.388.1023
Email: mismith@hsc.wvu.edu

Certification:

  • ANCC - PMHNP-BC

Location:

Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry, RCB Clinical Teaching Center, 5th Floor, 3200 MacCorkle Ave S. E., Charleston, WV 25304

Education

  • PhD, University of Tennessee (Knoxville, TN)
  • Post MSN, Drexel University
  • MSN, The University of Michigan
  • BSN, Duquesne University

Clinical Areas of Specialization:

  • Adult Psychiatric
  • Mental Health Nursing

Research Areas of Interest:

  • Intimate Partner Violence
  • Sexual Assault
  • Loss of an Adult Child


Sheila Stephens, DNP, RN, MBA, AOCN

Clinical Assistant Professor
Co-Coordinator of DNP Track


Phone: 304.399.6885
Email: ststephens@hsc.wvu.edu



Certification:

  • AOCN - Advance Oncology Certified Nurse

Location:

WVU School of Nursing, 3110 MacCorkle Ave. S.E., Charleston, WV 25304

Education

  • DNP, University of Kentucky
  • MBA, Morehead State University
  • MSN, Bellarmine University
  • ADN, Ashland Community College
  • BSW, Morehead State University

Clinical Areas of Specialization:

  • Care of the Patient with Cancer
  • Palliative Care
  • End-of-Life

Research Areas of Interest:

  • Survivorship Issues for People Living with Cancer
  • Quality of Life


 

Staff

P. Baisi

Patricia Baisi

Program Assistant II, Charleston Division Student Services


Phone: 304.556.3836
Email: Patricia.Baisi@hsc.wvu.edu

Location:

WVU School of Nursing, 3110 MacCorkle Ave. S.E., Charleston, WV 25304

 

J. Wilson

Jeffrey Wilson

Program Assistant II, Charleston Division School of Nursing


Phone: 304.347.1398
Email: jfwilson@hsc.wvu.edu

Location:

WVU School of Nursing, 3110 MacCorkle Ave. S.E., Charleston, WV 25304

 

 

Anna Nicoloudakis

Office Administrator


Phone: 304.347.1253
Email: anicoloudakis@hsc.wvu.edu

Location:

WVU School of Nursing, 3110 MacCorkle Ave. S.E., Charleston, WV 25304

 

 

Laura Florence

RN-BSN Academic Advisor


Phone: 304.347.1210
Fax: 304-347-1251
Email: lflorence@hsc.wvu.edu

Location:

Office of Student Services, 3110 MacCorkle Ave. S.E. Suite 3045, Charleston, WV 25304