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Office of the Dean 

Dean and Professor:
Tanya Sudia, PhD, RN

Administration | (706) 721-3771

Manager, Dean's Office:
Jessica Coley, MPA

Communications Specialist: 
Laura Evans, MBA

Administrative Assistant I:
Kevin Velez

Office for Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion | (706) 721-4102

Director: 
Jessica Dillard-Wright, PhD(c), MA, RN, CNM

Administrative Assistant I: 
Teresa Chaney


Office of Administration

Executive Associate Dean: 
J. Dwayne Hooks Jr., PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, NEA-BC, AAHIVS, FACHE, FAANP

BUSINESS Operations | (706) 721-3841

Business Administrator:
Jacqueline Hogue, MBA

Administrative Assistant II:
La'Brit Bulluck, BA

Office Associate:
Patonia Anderson

CENTER FOR STRATEGIC INITIATIVES | (706) 721-2070

Manager: 
Tracy Brickey, PMP, MSA

Professional Development Coordinator: 
Vacant

Administrative Assistant I (CSI): 
Jennifer Brassell

Office Coordinator (ECRH): 
Tara Holmes

Administrative Assistant I (ECRH): 
Vacant

FINANCIAL Operations | (706) 721-7950

Financial and Business Operations Analyst:
Tammy Murrell, BS

Accountant I:
Bryton Lockhart, AAS

MARKETING | (706) 446-5516

Academic Business Associate: 
William McCranie, BBA

NURSE-MANAGED HEALTH CENTER | (706) 721-1225

Clinical Director: 
Vacant

Nurse Practitioner: 
Tranika Brown, DNP

Staff Nurse:
Vacant

Office Specialist:
Demetria Lyons


Office of Academic and Student Affairs | (706) 721-3237

Interim Associate Dean for Student Affairs:
Pamela Cook, DNP, RN, NE-BC

Academic and Student Affairs Administrator:
Kelly Boik, BS

Student Recruitment/Retention Coordinator:
Brittany Hatcher, MPA

Clinical Placement Coordinator:
Lisa Ciccio, BGS

Administrative Assistant I:
Vacant

Administrative Assistant I: 
Jean-Marie Smith, BA

Administrative Assistant I: 
LaToya Williams


Office of Instructional Support and Innovation | (706) 721-8669

Assistant Dean for Administration: 
Bill Hamilton, EdD, MHA, MBA

Interim Director of Simulation: 
Karen Walton, DNP, RN

Instructional Designer I: 
Zachery Howington, PhD

Administrative Assistant I:
Teresa Chaney


Center for Nursing Research | (706) 721-3162

Interim Associate Dean for Research:
Julie Zadinsky, PhD, RN

Assistant Professor (Data Manager):
Thomas Joshua, PhD

Grant Development Specialist II:
Keith Williams, BA

Research Manager:
Chelsey Lemons, MS

Administrative Assistant 2:
Elizabeth Majchrzak


CONAT | (706) 389-6828

Assistant Dean: 
Cathy Dyches, PhD, RN

Administrative Assistant:
Iris Griffin, BBA

Program Manager:
Lynn Sykes, AA


Department of Biobehavioral Nursing | (706) 721-2451

Department Chair:
Jean Pawl, PhD, RN, OCN, CNE

Office Manager:
Sarah White, MBA

Office Specialist:
Katherine Newberry, BS

Project Coordinator: 
Kerrie Scott

Program Manager 2 (BSN): 
Sarah Thomas

Program Manager 2 (ABSN): 
Shannon Hallingquest, BBA

Program Manager 2 (DNP):
Janelle Mangrum, MS


Department of Physiological and Technological Nursing | (706) 721-9951

Department Chair: 
Elizabeth NeSmith, PhD, APRN-BC

Assistant Department Chair:
Shannon Broxton, DNP, CRNA

Office Manager:
Michelle Felder, BS

Office Specialist:
Tamekia Rainey, AAS

Program Manager 2 (CNL):
Nori Brown, MAT

Program Manager 2 (NAP):
Nicole Murdaugh

Program Manager 1 (DNP):
Debbie Weaver