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The School of Nursing regards practice as integral and essential to achieving its mission of advancing the art and science of nursing care to improve lives.


Marianne Cockroft, Associate Professor


Maureen Kelly, Associate Professor

  • Pediatric nurse practitioner at UNC pediatric gastroenterology


Rhonda Lanning, Assistant Professor

  • Program Director, Birth Partners – UNC Medical Center Volunteer Doula Service



Theresa Rafael-Grimm, Professor

  • Professor, UNC School of Medicine Dept. of Pschiatry


Leslie Sharpe, Instructor

  • Piedmont Health Services


Rachel McInerney, Clinical Assistant Professor

  • Family nurse practitioner, Chatham County Health Department


Andrea Mulholland, Assistant Professor

  • Family nurse practitioner, Carrboro Community Health Center


Leah Mullen, Clinical Instructor


Sonda Oppewal, Professor

  • Volunteer, Orange County Public Health Department
  • Volunteer, American Red Cross


Victoria Soltis-Jarrett, Carol Morde Ross Distinguished Professor of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing

  • Nurse practitioner, Chatham County Health Department, Sevenhill Associates, PA and Alchemy Associates, PA


JoAn Stanek, Assistant Professor

  • Staff nurse, Transitions LifeCare


Tracy Vernon-Platt, Lead Faculty

  • Adult nurse practitioner, UNC Health Care


Nancy Jo Thompson, Clinical Instructor

  • Staff RN II, Critical Care Cardiac at UNC REX


Lisa Woodley, Clinical Associate Professor

  • Staff nurse, Transitions LifeCare


Meg Zomorodi, Professor

  • Consultant at NC AHEC