Nursing Programs

Faculty Name Credentials Email Phone Number
Lisk, Patricia Dean of Nursing and Health Technologies/Professor
B.S.N., University of Virginia
M.S.N., University of Maryland 
D.A.C.C.E., George Mason University.
plisk@germanna.edu (540) 423-9824
Baysden, Mary M. Assistant Professor of Nursing 
B.S.N., Louisiana College, M.S.N. 
Texas Christian University, Certified Pediatric Nurse.
 mbaysden@germanna.edu (540) 423-9856
Clark, Kris Administrative Assistant to the Office of Nursing & Health Technologies-Locust Grove Campus.  kclark@germanna.edu (540) 423-9821
Dixon, Brenda W. Professor of Nursing. A.A.S.
A.A.&S., Germanna Community College
B.S.N., M.S.N., George Mason University.
 bwdixon@germanna.edu (540) 423-9152
Farrish-Barner, Sherlyn A. Associate Professor of Nursing.
A.A.S., Arizona Western College 
B.S.N., Virginia Commonwealth University
M.S.N., George Mason University.
 sfarrish-barner@germanna.edu (540) 423-9834
Fugee, Ruth Assistant Professor of Nursing.
A.D.N., Germanna Community College
B.S., Virginia Polytechnic & State
University
M.S.N., George Mason University.
 rfugee@germanna.edu (540) 423-9866
Henderson, Rosie Administrative Assistant to the Office of Nursing & Health Technologies-Locust Grove Campus.  rhenderson@germanna.edu (540) 423-9822
Leake, Sharon F.  Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., James Madison University
M.S.N., University of Virginia
C.N.M., Frontier School of Midwifery.
sleake@germanna.edu (540) 423-9867
Messier, Marie E. Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Washington State University
M.Ed., Boston University
M.S.N., Catholic University of America.
mmessier@germanna.edu (540) 423-9835
Mittura, Karen H. Professor of Nursing
B.S., B.S.N., Eastern Mennonite College 
M.S.N.,University of Virginia.
 kmittura@germanna.edu (540) 423-9825
Morgan, April Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Seton Hall University
M.S.N., Walden University, D.N.P., American Sentinel University.
 amorgan@germanna.edu (540) 423-198
Poirier, Lisa Assistant Professor of Nursing.
A.D.N., Hillsborough Community College
B.S.N., University of Virginia
M.S.N., George Mason University.
lpoirier@germanna.edu (540) 423-9855
Sheaffer, Angela Assistant Professor of Nursing
A.D.N., SUNY Regents College
M.S.N., Walden University, 
D.N.P., American Sentinel University.
asheaffer@germanna.edu (540) 423-9178
Skinner, Susan M. Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Northern Michigan University
M.S.N., East Carolina University
Post Masters Certificate, Virginia Commonwealth University.
sskinner@germanna.edu (540) 423-9826
Sperlazza, Emily Assistant Professor of Nursing
A.D.N., Germanna Community College
M.S.N., George Mason University
B.A., University of Mary Washington
C.H.P.N.
esperlazza@germanna.edu (540) 423-9076
Turner, Martha M. Instructor of Nursing.
B.S.N., State University of New York at Plattsburgh
M.S.N., Old Dominion University.
mturner@germanna.edu (540) 423-9879
VanNortwick, Debra B. Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., East Carolina University
M.S.N., Regis University
dvannortwick@germanna.edu (540) 423-9832
Wilson, Samantha S. Associate Professor of Nursing
A.A., Belleville Area College
B.S.N., George Mason University
M.S.N., Old Dominion University.
swilson@germanna.edu (540) 423-9831

Physical Therapist Assistant Program

Staff Member Credentials Email Phone Number
Daigle, Laurie Z. Director, Developing Physical Therapist Assistant Program/Assistant Professor
B.A., University of Maryland, College Park
M.A., Texas Woman’s University
Certificate in P.T., Cleveland State University.
ldaigle@germanna.edu (540) 423-9849
Williams, Tracey F. Academic Coord. Of Clinical Education
A.A.S., Northern Virginia C.C.
B.A., Miami University
M.Ed, University Of West Florida.
twilliams@germanna.edu (540) 423-9844

Dental Program

Staff Member Credentials Email Phone Number
Mesimer, Misty L. Coordinator-Dental Hygiene; Program Director-Dental Assisting/Assistant Professor
A.A.S., Virginia Western Community College; B.S.H.S., M.S.C.H., Old Dominion University
mmesimer@germanna.edu (540) 423-9823
Thomas, Marlana Assistant Dental Hygiene Program Coordinator. R.D.H., Old Dominion University 
M.S., Old Dominion University
mthomas@germanna.edu (540) 423-9833

Health & PED Program

Staff Member Credentials Email Phone Number
Stroffolino, John E., Assistant Professor of Health and Physical Education
B.S., East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania 
M.S., University of Delaware
jstroffolino@germanna.edu (540) 423-9853