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
Phone:
614-823-1614
Email: jbarrick@otterbein.edu

Kacy Ballard

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."

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Deanna Batross

Deana Batross

Assistant Professor


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Susan Butz

Associate Professor


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Ruth Chavez

Associate Professor


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John chovan

John D Chovan, PhD, DNP

Associate Professor & Chief Nurse Administrator


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Brian Garrett

Assistant Director & Associate Professor, Nurse Anesthesia Program


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Kirk Hummer

Kirk A. Hummer

Assistant Professor


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Regina Prusinski

Associate Professor; FNP Program Director


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Joy Shoemaker

Joy Shoemaker

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…

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Chai Sribanditmongkol

Assistant Professor, Project Manager


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Alicia Martinez Spencer

Alicia Martinez

Clinical Coordinator


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Joy Barrick

Administrative Assistant


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Holly Herron

Clinical Coordinator


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Maureen Kaiser

Administrative Coordinator


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