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Mary Hibbert, Ph.D., RN 
Interim Chair, School of Nursing

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-. 

Laura O'Neil, MS, RN, CNRN 
Assistant Professor of Nursing, 405.491.6613

BSN-University of Oklahoma 1977;
MS in Nursing-University of Oklahoma, 1998.
Positions include: Neurosurgical Nurse Clinician, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine Dept. of Neurosurgery, 1986-1994.  Adjunct Faculty-Southern Nazarene University, 1998-2005; Assistant Prof. of Nursing, 2005-present

Casey 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.

Janice Carr, RN, MSN, CNE
Assistant Professor Of Nursing, 405-491-6663

BSN, University of Oklahoma, 1985;
M.Ed. - Professional Health Occupations, University of Central Oklahoma, 1993;
MSN, Oklahoma Baptist University, 2011;
Positions include: RN and Education Coordinator - Integris Southwest Medical Center - 1985-1998; Manager of Education Services - Norman Regional Hospital, 1998-2006; Health Promotion Specialist - Norman Regional Hospital, 2006-2009; Adjunct Instructor - Oklahoma Baptist University  & Southern Nazarene University 2011/2012; Assistant Professor of Nursing - Oklahoma Baptist University, 2012/2013; Assistant Professor of Nursing - Southern Nazarene University, 2013 - Present

Diane Gaston, RN, MS, CCRN 
Assistant Professor Of Nursing, 405-491-6614

BSN, University of Central Oklahoma, 1977;
MS, Southern Nazarene University, 2010;
Certified Critical Care RN (CCRN) 1988-present
Positions include: Staff Nurse and Nurse Manager positions in Oklahoma - Integris Baptist Medical Center, Deaconess Hospital and Mercy Health Center, 1977-2000; Clinical Educator for Critical Care Services - Deaconess Hospital, 2000-2007; Nursing Adjunct Instructor - University of Central Oklahoma, 2008; Nursing Faculty - Platt College, 2008-2009; Nursing Adjunct Instructor - University of Central Oklahoma, 2009-2011; Nursing Adjunct Instructor - Oklahoma State University, Oklahoma City and Southern Nazarene University, 2010-2011; Nursing House Supervisor - Deaconess Hospital, 2011-present; Assistant Professor of Nursing - Southern Nazarene University, 2011 - Present

Katie Sigler, EdD, RN
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Nursing- Tulsa Campus, 918.970.4632, ext. 236 - Tulsa, 405.717.6217 - Bethany

ADN, 1981 Cuesta College;
BSN, 1983 St. Mary's of the Plains; MN, 1986 Wichita State University;
ARNP, 1998 Pittsburg, KS.;
EdD, 2003 Oklahoma State University.
Ph.D., Texas Woman's University, 2010

Michael 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 More