Full-Time Faculty

Barb Taylor, PhD, RN
Dean and Professor
BSN Caring Faithfully: An Introduction to Nursing  
BSN Senior Capstone
BSN Art of Nursing
MSN Comprehensive Exam
619.849.2766             
bataylor@pointloma.edu
 
Jeanne Maiden, PhD, RN, CNS-BC
Associate Dean, Professor, and MSN Director
BSN Junior Nursing Research
BSN Senior Capstone Practicum
MSN CNS Role Aquisition
MSN CNS Role Aquisition: Adult/Gerontology
MSN Following Faithfully: Servant Leadership
MSN Comprehensive Exam
619.849.2420
jeannemaiden@pointloma.edu
 
Michelle Federe Riingen, DNP, RN, CNS-BC
Associate Dean and Associate Professor
BSN Caring Faithfully: An Introduction to Nursing 
BSN Sophomore Adult Health I & II
BSN Senior Capstone
MSN CNS Role Aquisition: Adult/Gerontology
MSN Educating Nurses for Radical Transformation
MSN Comprehensive Exam
619.849.2785       
mriingen@pointloma.edu  
 
Angelica Almonte, PhD, RN
Associate Professor
BSN Senior Leadership
BSN Senior Capstone Practicum
MSN Evidence-Based Practice Process
619.849.2767       
angelicaalmonte@pointloma.edu
 
Associate Professor
BSN Junior- Nursing of Families: The Childbearing Process
619.849.2362
sbarber@pointloma.edu

Assistant Professor 
BSN Sophomore Adult Health I & II
619.849.7146
kthelgesen@pointloma.edu

Assistant Professor
BSN Caring Faithfully: An Introduction to Nursing  
BSN Sophomore Adult Health I & II
MSN CNS Health Promotion Center Practicum
619.849.2568
lindahensley@pointloma.edu

Assistant Professor
BSN Sophomore Adult Health I & II
BSN Sophomore Pharmacology
BSN Skills Lab/Simulation
619.849.2361
michellekelford@pointloma.edu 

Kris Lambert, PhD, RN
Associate Professor
BSN Senior Nursing of Communities: Mental Health
Psychology of Personal Development
MSN CNS Role Aquisition: Mental Health
619.849.2937       
krislambert@pointloma.edu
BSN Senior Nursing of Communities: Mental Health
BSN Family Violence
MSN RN-MSN Transition I
MSN Writing & Research Inquiry
MSN Theoretical Foundations of Research
619.849.2647       
larryrankin@pointloma.edu   

Judy Scott, MSN, RN
Assistant Professor
BSN Caring Faithfully: An Introduction to Nursing  
BSN Nursing of Communities: Community Health
BSN Externships
MSN RN-MSN Transition II
MSN CNS Role Aquisition: Family Health
619.849.2422
judyscott@pointloma.edu
BSN Caring Faithfully: An Introduction to Nursing  
BSN Sophomore Pharmacology
BSN Junior Nursing of Families: Child/Adolescent Focus
MSN CNS Role Aquisition: Pediatrics
619.849.2235      
christinesloan@pointloma.edu
 

Staff

Leann Cribb
School of Nursing Assistant
619.849.2425
lcribb@pointloma.edu 
 
Marsha Reece
Program Coordinator and Selection Committee Chair
619.849.7055        
mreece@pointloma.edu  
 
Carol Fuerstnau
MSN Program Assistant
619-849-2277
cfuerstnau@pointloma.edu
 
Megan Fausz
Graduate Enrollment Counselor 
619.563.2821
mfausz@pointloma.edu


Emeriti

Dottie Crummy, PhD, RN
Dean and Professor Emerita
619.849.2236 (Voicemail)
dcrummy@pointloma.edu  

Ruth Grendell, DNS(c), RN
Professor Emerita
ruthgrendell@cox.net

Margaret Stevenson, EdD, RN
Professor Emerita
619.475.5122      
mstevenson@pointloma.edu
 

Clinical Faculty

Pam Adler, BSN, RN, ,CEN, PHN, MICN
Adjunct Faculty
BSN Senior Nursing of Communities: Community Health
padler@pointloma.edu
  
Elaine Arguilla, MSN, RN-BC, CPN
Adjunct Faculty
BSN Junior Nursing of Families: Child/Adolescent Clinical
earguill@pointloma.edu
  
Shannon Barnett, BSN, RN
Part Time Faculty
BSN Junior Nursing of Families: Childbearing Clinical
sbarnett@pointloma.edu 
  
Heather Bivens, MSN, RN
Adjunct Faculty
BSN Junior Adult Health III: Medical Surgical/High Acuity Nursing Clinical
hbivens1@pointloma.edu
 
Alex Blackhall, BSN, RN
Adjunct Faculty
BSN Junior Adult Health III: Medical Surgical/High Acuity Nursing Clinical
alexblackhall@pointloma.edu

Maria Campbell, MSN, ACNP, CCRN
Adjunct Faculty
BSN Junior Adult Health III: Medical Surgical/High Acuity Nursing Clinical
MSN Advanced Pharmacology
mdaileyc@pointloma.edu
 
Joseph Combs, BSN, RN, CCRN
Adjunct Faculty
BSN Junior Adult Health III: Medical Surgical/High Acuity Nursing Clinical
josephcombs@pointloma.edu  

Rennell Diaz, BSN, RN, PCCN
Adjunct Faculty
BSN Sophomore Adult Health I & II Clinical
rennelldiaz@pointloma.edu
 
Jacqueline Fisher-Lopez, MSN, RN
Part Time Faculty
BSN Sophomore Adult Health I & II Clinical
jacquelinefisherlopez@pointloma.edu

Terri Fitzpatrick, MSN, LMFT, CNS
Adjunct Faculty
BSN Senior Nursing of Communities: Mental Health
terrifitzpatrick@pointloma.edu

Paula Furseth, MSN, RN, CNS
Adjunct Faculty
MSN CNS Health Promotion Center Practicum
paulafurseth@pointloma.edu  

Heather Garcia, MSN, RN, CNS. CPN
Adjunct Faculty
BSN Junior Nursing of Families: Child/Adolescent Clinical
heathergarcia@pointloma.edu
 
Annie Gerhart, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, CEN
Adjunct Faculty
BSN Junior Nursing of Families: Child/Adolescent Clinical
anniegerhart@pointloma.edu  
 
Amanda Higginbotham, MSN, RN, PHN
Adjunct Faculty
BSN Senior Nursing of Communities: Community Health
ahigginb@pointloma.edu
 
Rose McCracken, BSN, RN, CMSRN, PHN
Adjunct Faculty
BSN Sophomore Adult Health I & II Clinical
rmccracke@pointloma.edu
 
Tracy Page, BSN, RN, PHN
Adjunct Faculty
BSN Sophomore Adult Health I & II Clinical
tracypage@pointloma.edu
 
Jane Rabun, MSN, RN
Adjunct Faculty
BSN Junior Adult Health III: Medical Surgical/High Acuity Nursing
janerabun@pointloma.edu  
 
Emily Rapkin, BSN, RN
Adjunct Faculty
BSN Junior Nursing of Families: Child/Adolescent Clinical
emilyrapkin@pointloma.edu
 
Suzy Rincon, BSN, RNC-OB
Part Time Faculty
BSN Junior Nursing of Families: Childbearing Clinical
srincon@pointloma.edu

Mary Margaret Rowe, MSN, RN, FNP
Adjunct Faculty
Health Promotion Center Director
BSN Junior Clinical Nursing Internships
619.624.9851     
mrowe@pointloma.edu  
 
Caroline Rubin, BSN, RN
Adjunct Faculty
BSN Skills Lab/Simulation
crubin@pointloma.edu
 
LeAnn Shipp, BSN, RN
Adjunct Faculty
BSN Sophomore Adult Health I & II Clinical
lshipp@pointloma.edu
 
Tanna Thomason, MSN, FN, CCRN, PCCN, CNS
Adjunct Faculty
BSN Senior Capstone Practicum
tthomaso@pointloma.edu  

Amanda Thurman, MSN, RN, FNP
Adjunct Faculty
MSN Advanced Health Assessment & Promotion
amandathurman@pointloma.edu