Administration & Departments | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Administration

Michael Evans

Michael Evans, Ph.D., R.N., NEA-BC, FACHE, FAAN

Dean, Grover E. Murray Professor

Karla Chapman

Karla Chapman, Ph.D.

Associate Dean,
Student Affairs and Enrollment Management

Linda Lane

Linda Lane, B.S.

Assistant Dean,
Finance and Administration

Regional Support

Sharon Cannon

Sharon Cannon, Ed.D., RN, ANEF

Regional Dean,
Permian Basin

Pearl Merritt

Pearl Merritt, Ed.D., M.S., MSN, RN, FAAN

Regional Dean,
Abilene

Academic Departments

Emily Merrill

Emily Merrill, Ph.D., APRN, FNP-BC, CNE, FAANP

Associate Dean/Department Chair,
Nurse Practitioner Studies

Laura Opton

Laura Opton, DHSc, RN, CNE

Associate Dean/Department Chair, Accelerated BSN Program

Amanda Veesart

Amanda Veesart, PhD, RN, CNE

Associate Dean/Department Chair, Traditional Undergraduate Program

Jeff Watson

Jeff Watson, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, CNE

Associate Dean/Department Chair, Leadership Studies

Academic Services

Alyce Ashcraft

Alyce Ashcraft, Ph.D., RN, CNE, ANEF

Associate Dean,
Research and Scholarship

Yondell Masten

Yondell Masten, Ph.D., APRN, WHNP-BC, RNC-OB

Associate Dean,
Outcomes Management & Evaluation 

Centers of Excellence

Sharon Cannon

Sharon Cannon, R.N., Ed.D., ANEF

Center of Excellence in Evidence-Based Practice Co-Director, Permian Basin