Faculty & Staff in Nursing
Nursing Department Office Information
Department Chair: Dr. John D Chovan
Location: Science Center 236, 155 W. Main St.
Hours: Monday – Friday (8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)
Contact: Joy Barrick, Administrative Assistant
Director, Otterbein University/Grant Medical Center, Nurse Anesthesia Program
Personal Statement "One thing I love about being a CRNA is that every day is different. It is an exhilarating profession that calls for critical thinking, dedication, teamwork, and attention to detail. Whether I’m in the clinical setting or the classroom, I have a great sense of professional pride and accomplishment."
Associate Professor, DNP Program Director, Advanced Practice Director
Joy Ferretti Shoemaker, DNP, APRN-CNP is an Associate Professor in the Department of Nursing at Otterbein University. Dr. Shoemaker teaches undergraduate, graduate and doctoral nursing students in a variety of courses. Dr. Shoemaker began her nursing education career in 2002 as a part-time clinical instructor and became a full-time nursing instructor in 2009. She continues her clinical practice in community primary healthcare. Dr. Shoemaker strives to encourage students to succeed in their studies at the highest level in order that…