Department of Nursing & Health Professions



Welcome to the University of South Carolina Beaufort (USCB) Department of Nursing and Health Professions.  Coursework toward the Bachelor of Science in Health Promotion or Nursing (Pre-licensure BSN and RN to BSN) is offered through this department.


Health Promotion

Lauren Gellar PhD, MS, MEd, CHES - Associate Professor & Program Director



D. Alan Warren, MPH, PhD - Academic Program Director, Environmental Health Sciences - 





Rose Kearney-Nunnery, PhD, RN -


Associate Professor

B. Renee Dugger, DNP, RN, GCNS-BC, PhD -

Lynne Ornes, PhD, RN –

Susan Williams, PhD RN –


Assistant Professor

Sheilia Goodwin, BS Psychology, BSN, MSN, PhD -

Mary Ann Jarmulowicz, MSN, RN, GNP-BC, PhD -

Kari Mau, RN, DNP, WHNP-BC -



Patricia Miller, MSN, RN -

Elaine Nishioka, MSN, CPNP, RN -


Adjunct Instructor

 Teresa Burckhalter, MSN, RN, BC -






Last revised: April 4, 2014.

Nursing and Health Professions