Robert E. Smith School of Nursing

Faculty and Staff


Lizabeth Carlson, DNS, RN, BC 
Dean of the School of Nursing
Professor of Nursing
Office 106
(662) 846-4268


Vicki Bingham, PhD, MSN, RN, CPE
Chair of Academic Programs
Associate Professor of Nursing
Office 126A
(662) 846-4255

Wanda Chouccoli
Secretary to the Dean
Office 106
Phone (662) 846-4268
Fax (662) 846-4272
wchouccoli@deltastate.edu

Judy Haney
Secretary to the Faculty
Office 137
Phone (662) 846-4255
Fax (662) 846-4271
jhaney@deltastate.edu


Debra Allen, MSN, RN
Instructor in Nursing
Office 95
(662) 846-4261


Chrysta Bates, MSN, RN
Instructor in Nursing
Office 87
(662) 846-4255


Shara Bledsoe MSN, FNP-C

Instructor in Nursing
Office 92
(662-) 846-4256


Lacey Blessitt, MSN, FNP-BC
Instructor in Nursing
Office 115
(662) 846-4266


Jean Grantham, MSN, RN, WHNP-BC
Instructor of Nursing
Office 84
(662) 846-4259


Addie Herrod, DNP, FNP-BC 
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Office 100
(662) 846-4274


Monica M. Jones, DNP, FNP-BC
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Office 97
(662) 846-4270


Donna Koestler, EdD, MSN, RN
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Office 91
(662) 846-4265

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Emily A. Newman, MEd, MSN, RN, CPE
Simulation Lab Coordinator
Instructor in Nursing
Office 139
P (662) 846-4255

Elizabeth Overstreet
Elizabeth Overstreet MSN, NP-C, CPE
Instructor in Nursing
Office 85
(662) 846-4264


Shelby Polk, DNP, FNP-BC, CDE
Director of Nurse Practitioner Track
Associate Professor of Nursing
Office 134
(662) 846-4263


D. Louise Seals, EdD,
PMHNP-BC, CNE

Associate Professor of Nursing
Office 95
(662) 846-4262


Carleen Thompson, DNP, FNP-BC, CPE
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Office 93
(662) 846-4276


Heather Wilkey, MSN, FNP-C
Instructor in Nursing
Office 90
(662) 846-4255