Faculty/Staff News

Healthy Times, Fall 2003



The College of Health Professions welcomes the following new faculty:

Sandra Cleveland (Fleming), assistant professor of Nursing, received her MSN from Wayne State University, and is currently a Ph.D. candidate at WSU. She previously served as an adjunct faculty with McAuley School of Nursing.

Joette Lambert, assistant professor of Nursing, is currently a doctoral candidate in the College of Nursing at Wayne State University and also works in the AIDS Research Center & Education Center at WSU. She previously was an adjunct faculty member with McAuley School of Nursing.

Lynda Stallword, Nursing instructor, received her MSN from Wayne State University in pediatric nursing and is currently a doctoral student at WSU. She was previously a project director for a NIH project at WSU.

Julia Stocker, assistant professor and coordinator, Health Systems Management program, earned her BSN from the University of Michigan and her Master of Science in Community Health Nursing from University of California-San Francisco School of Nursing. She is currently a doctoral candidate in Nursing at the University of Michigan School of Nursing. Prior to joining UDM, she held teaching and research positions at the University of Michigan School of Nursing.

Kimberly Texley-Quigg, assistant professor of Nursing—Grand Rapids, received her MSN from Wayne State University. She previously worked as a nurse practitioner for Aquinas College.

Other faculty/staff news includes:

Grant allows faculty to further their education
The Community Foundation for Southeastern Michigan awarded the College of Health Professions $15,000 for the creation of the McAuley Network for Nurse Educators. The grant, which was submitted by Dean Suzanne Mellon, will allow for faculty development and training in online and other current methodologies. The grant was written and submitted by Judith Lewis, asscoiate dean for the McAuley School of Nursing, Sarah Halter, assistant professor and chair, Accelerated Nursing Program, and Dean Suzanne Mellon.

Martina (Martie) Kuechle, senior academic affairs coordinator, was recognized for 20 years of service at UDM’s Colleague Recognition Program, November 20.

Suzanne Mellon, dean, College of Health Professions and McAuley School of Nursing, received a federal grant from the National Institute of Health's National Institute of Nursing Research for a research project on "Family Decision Making Regarding Inherited Cancer Risk." As principal investigator on the study, Mellon will work with Wayne State University and Karmanos Cancer Institute.