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Susan J Barnes, PhD, RN, CNE, FCN Dr. Susan Barnes
Chair, School of Nursing   405-491-6663 

B.S.N., Nursing University of Texas at Arlington, 1980;
M.S.N. University of Texas Health Science Center, 1985
Ph.D., University of Texas Health Science Center, 1998;

Positions include: Founding Dean and Professor, School of Nursing, St. Gregory’s University, Chair of Graduate Studies and later Chair of Transformative and Global Education, Oklahoma City University, Kramer School of Nursing. Director of the M.S. Program, School of Nursing, Southern Nazarene University, Post Doctoral Gerontological Nurse Research Fellow, Oklahoma City Veterans Affairs Hospital, Assistant Professor, OU College of Nursing, Coordinator, Division of Nursing and Health Technology, Cochise College; Director of Student Health and Wellness, Our Lady of the Lake University;

Mary Hibbert, Ph.D., RNProfessor Mary Hibbert

B.S., Pittsburg State University, 1987;
M.S., University of Kansas, 1994;
Ph.D., Texas Woman's University, 2010

Positions include: Staff Nursing positions in Oklahoma, Missouri and Kansas, 1987-2002; Director of Nursing, Arolyn Heights Adult Care Center, Chanute, Kansas, 1991-1992; Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Kansas, 1992-1993; Adjunct Nursing Faculty, Mid America Nazarene College, 1993-1995; Mobile Immunization Coordinator, Swope Parkway Health Center, Kansas City, Missouri, 1994-1995. Southern Nazarene University, 1995-. 

Assistant Professor Casey CassidyCasey Cassidy, RN, MSN, CMSRN
 Assistant Professor of Nursing, 405.491.6610

BSN, East Central University, 2008;
MSN, Oklahoma Baptist University, 2012.
Certified Medical-Surgical Registered Nurse (CMSRN) 2012 - present.

Positions include: Registered nurse, Mercy Hospital, 2008-2013. Adjunct Faculty - Oklahoma Baptist University, 2010-2012; Nursing Instructor - Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City, 2012-2013; Assistant Professor of Nursing, 2013 - present.

Assistant Professor Michael EskewMichael Eskew, MSN, RN, AGNP
Assistant Professor of Nursing, 405.717.6202

BS, Southern Nazarene University, 1987
BSN, University of Oklahoma, 2013
MSN, Duke University, 2016
AGNP, Duke University, 2016

Positions include: Registered Nurse, ICU, OU Medical Center, 2013 – 2016.
Registered Nurse, ICU, Southwest Medical Center, 2016.
Assistant Professor of Nursing, Southern Nazarene University, 2016 – present.

Our Nazarene Heritage
Founded in 1899, Southern Nazarene University is a private, Christian, liberal arts university - a service of the Church of the Nazarene. Located on a 40-acre campus just west of Oklahoma City, SNU grew out of several small colleges committed to training people for service to God and their fellow man. More than 32,000 alumni work and serve throughout the United States and the world. Read About Our Heritage