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Advisory Board

The purpose of the advisory board is to consult with representatives of the department, college and University for development and operation of  nursing programs. The advisory board consults on a variety of issues which include but are not limited to need for particular programs, advice for acquisition of fiscal resources, legislative matters, technology information, recruitment/retention and career placement of our graduates. Advisory board members include healthcare executives, working medical professionals, law enforcement officials, community and academic leaders and others with a stake in healthcare. 

Advisory Board Members

  • Phelan Bailey, Administrative Director of Emergency Services & Primary Care Nursing, St. Claire HealthCare
  • Sarah Bradley, Nurse Manager ICU/PCU/3N, St. Claire HealthCare
  • Madonna Bryant, KDMC School Liaison, Clinical Educator Learning Services
  • Rebecca “Becky” Cooley, Administrator Windsor Care Center, Mt. Sterling.
  • Wendy Crain-Lawson, Workforce Services Director, Gateway Community Action/KY Career Center
  • Dr. Mike Dobranski, Associate Professor Mathematics, Morehead State University
  • Sonya Dunn, Development Specialist, VAMC
  • Dr. John Essick, Assistant Professor of Church History, Baptist Seminary of Kentucky
  • Dr. Julia Fultz, Student Placement Coordinator, Baptist Health Lexington
  • Wretha Goodpaster, Associate Professor Imaging Sciences, Morehead State University
  • Dr. Bill Grimes, Clinic Administrator, NewHope Clinic, Owingsville
  • David Gross, Center Director, Family Medicine, Northeast AHEC
  • Joseph Hill, Paramedic Air Methods
  • Jackie Jackson, St. Claire Home Health
  • John Karaus, President, Boneal Aerospace
  • Margaret Kramer, Director of Educational Development, Baptist Health Lexington
  • Dr. Terry Lennie, Senior Associate Dean, CON-UKY
  • Tom Lewis, Executive Director, St. Claire Foundation
  • Samuel Lowe, KY EMS
  • Dolores Luke, Community Chief Nursing Officer/PI Manager, Morgan County ARH
  • Charles Lydeard, Chair & Professor of Biology, Dept. of Biology & Chemistry
  • Tracey McFarland, Education Department, St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington
  • Judy Ponder, Director Education & Professional Development, Baptist Health Richmond
  • Mark Rhodes, Executive Director, St. Claire Medical Group
  • Natalie Robinson, Nursing Program Coordinator, Ashland Community & Technical College
  • Stephanie Stratton, Director of Nursing, Frankfort Regional Medical Center
  • Bodie Stevens, Regional Site Administrator, UK College of Medicine
  • Jenny Strode, Clinical Educator and DAISY Coord., St. Joseph Mt. Sterling
  • Rebecca Todd, MD, Associate Professor/ UK OB/GYN, RPLP Asst. Dean, UK College of Medicine
  • Dr. Craig Tuerk, Professor Biology & Chemistry, Morehead State University
  • Karen Woolridge, Interim CNO, Frankfort Regional Medical Center
  • Dr. Wayne Miller, Ex-Officio Member, Dean, College of Science, Morehead State University