School of Nursing & Kinesiology


Shelly Cary

Shelly Cary

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Shelly Cary is an assistant of nursing and teaches within the BSN pre-licensure program. She graduated from Anderson University School of Nursing and joined the faculty in 2007. Her professional experience includes Cardiac Medical/step down unit at St. Vincent, 86th Street Campus for 3 ½ years, involved in Cardiac Medical Unit’s Professional Development Committee in […]

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Sarah Cox

Sarah Cox

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Professor Cox teaches Obstetrical and Pediatric nursing, focusing on family centered nursing care. She completed her BSN from Grand Canyon University and her MSN in Nursing Administration from the University of St. Francis. Previous undergraduate work includes a BA in Business Management from Warner Southern University. She has worked in Neonatal Intensive Care, Pediatric Intensive […]

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Adam

Adam Crosby

Director of Sports Medicine; Head Athletic Trainer

Adam Crosby is Director of Sports Medicine and Head Athletic Trainer. Prior to coming to Anderson University, Crosby worked for Accelerated Rehabilitation Centers in Chicago as an outreach athletic trainer. As a graduate assistant athletic trainer at Ball State University, Crosby gained valuable working experience with the Cardinal baseball and football teams.  He was a […]

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Nina Eaton

Nina Eaton

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Nina Eaton is an assistant professor of nursing in the BSN pre-licensure program. She graduated with her BSN from Anderson University in 2009 and MSNEd from Anderson University in 2015. Nina’s clinical background is cardiac and intensive care and still practices at Hancock Regional Hospital. Nina has been with Hancock since 2008 and before moving […]

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Chris

Chris Hamlyn

Program Director, Athletic Training Education

Chris Hamlyn is an assistant professor of kinesiology and serves as the program coordinator for athletic training education at Anderson University. He is a 2007 graduate of Manchester College, earning a bachelor of science in athletic training and exercise science. He went on to complete a master’s degree in kinesiology with a specialization in athletic training […]

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Cortney Hofer

Cortney Hofer

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Cortney Hofer is an assistant professor of nursing in the BSN pre-licensure program. She graduated with her BSN from Olivet Nazarene University in 2003 and her MSN in Nursing Administration from Anderson University in 2017. Cortney’s nursing experience includes intensive care, progressive care, and telemetry.  Cortney has been with St. Vincent Anderson since 2003 where she […]

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Connie Heustis

Connie Huestis

Office Manager

Connie has served as the Office Manager for the Department of Kinesiology since 1998.  Since the Kardatzke Wellness Center opened in 2002, she is awed and appreciative of such a wonderful facility and all it affords to the students, faculty and staff of Anderson University.  Originally from Ohio, she and her husband Mike have been […]

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Olivia

Olivia Jackson

Assistant Professor of Kinesiology

Olivia Jackson has been at Anderson University for the past two years as an outreach athletic trainer. As of this school year, she has taken a dual appointment, serving as an assistant professor in the kinesiology department and assistant athletic trainer. Jackson attended Marietta College in Ohio, where she majored in athletic training. She received her Master of Science […]

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Diana

Dr. Diana Jones

Chair, Department of Kinesiology

Diana Jones serves as the department chair of kinesiology and is a professor in the area of physical education teacher education and coaching minor program. She has taught at all grade levels throughout her career and has extensive experience in preparing students to become physical educators and coaches. In addition, she has presented various programs […]

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Patricia Kline

Patricia Kline

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Patricia Kline teaches Obstetrics and Pediatric Nursing, including concepts related to family-centered nursing based on care of the pregnant woman, newborn and child in both normal and compromised paradigms. She collaborates with health organizations to provide clinical experiences for students in which they care for low and high risk perinatal women as well as transitional […]

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Toya Lutterman

Toya Lutterman

Instructor of Nursing

Toya Lutterman is a full-time instructor in the school of nursing BSN pre-licensure program. Toya earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Anderson University and has experience in OB, Pediatrics, and Community Health. For the past eight years, she has worked as the corporation nurse for Alexandria Community Schools, where she precepted nursing students, provided […]

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Kari Miller

Kari Miller

Simulation Director and Assistant Professor

Kari Miller serves as Simulation Director and Assistant Professor. She collaborates with nursing faculty to facilitate hands-on learning of fundamental nursing skills and life-like clinical experiences. Professor Miller is experienced in high-fidelity simulation management and scenario writing. Before coming to Anderson University, Professor Miller was adjunct nursing faculty at Indiana Wesleyan University. Her previous academic nursing […]

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Sarah Neal

Sarah Neal

Associate Professor of Nursing

Sarah Neal teaches Community Health Nursing at Anderson University in the School of Nursing, where she teaches concepts related to population health and global health issues. She collaborates with local health and social service organizations to provide clinical experiences for students in which they care for aggregates facing disparities in health. She coordinates Service Learning […]

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Kelsie

Kelsie Rodman

Assistant Professor of Kinesiology

Kelsie Rodman is an assistant professor in the department of Kinesiology, specifically in the area of Exercise Science. She earned her bachelor’s degree at Bob Jones University and her Master of Science in Exercise Physiology, specializing in Rehabilitative Exercise and Adult Fitness from Virginia Tech University. Her background includes adjunct teaching in the area of […]

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Lynn Schmidt

Lynn Schmidt

Dean, School of Nursing & Kinesiology

Dr. Lynn Schmidt received her RN degree from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan, a BSN and MSN from Ball State University, and a PhD from Indiana University. Following her initial clinical career in Medical/Surgical, and later in Outpatient Surgery, Otorhinolaryngology, and School Nursing, Dr. Schmidt has been a nurse educator for the past eight […]

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Jim Scott

Jim Scott

Professor, Department of Kinesiology

Jim Scott is a professor in the department of Kinesiology and Natatorium director.  He holds a B.S. and M.S. degree from Eastern Kentucky University and an Ed. D from Ball State University in Muncie.  He joined the Anderson University faculty in 1991.  He has several certifications with the American Red Cross and is able to […]

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Doug

Dr. J. Doug Seelbach

Professor of Kinesiology

Doug Seelbach is a professor of Kinesiology, head of the Exercise Science major and director of the Human Performance Lab.   He returned to his alma mater in 2000 to create the major and equip the lab in the new Kardatzke Wellness Center after launching similar programs at the University of Oregon and Alma College in […]

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Denna Thompson

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Denna Thompson is a full-time instructor of nursing in the BSN pre-licensure program.  Denna earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Ball State University and is currently working on a Master’s in Nursing Education.  Her professional experience includes emergency nurse for 16 years at Saint Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital where she served as mentor […]

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Tanya

Tanya Whiteman

Assistant Professor of Kinesiology

Tanya Whiteman is an assistant professor in kinesiology. Whiteman earned her bachelor’s degree in athletic training from Taylor University. She went on to attend California University of Pennsylvania, where she received her Master of Science in exercise science with an emphasis in rehabilitation sciences. Currently, she is continuing her education by working toward a doctorate in […]

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