Faculty and Staff

Faculty and staff

Dr. Tracy L. Beckham

Dr. Tracy L. Beckham

Assistant Program Director - Nurse Anesthesia

Kathleen S. Hahn

Kathleen S. Hahn

Admissions Coordinator-Academic Advisor-Nurse Anesthesia Prgm

Doctoral faculty

  • Dr. Kristi Faust
    DNAP, CRNA, MANA President
  • Dr. Shane Garst
    DNAP, CRNA

Graduate clinical faculty

  • Bryan Baxley
  • Dennis Bray
  • John Byrd
  • John Driver
  • Jim Elliott
  • Adriane Fain
  • Donald Foust
  • Charlette Hutsell
  • Mark Lasswell 
  • Beverly J. Long
  • Rodney McFadden
  • Sarah Murray
  • Susanne Small
  • Donna Witsberger
  • Robert Zinn
DNAP adjunct faculty and clinical site coordinators (CSC)
Coordinator Site location(s)
Darcy Miller (DNAP) Hermann Area District Hospital, Hermann, MO
Lt. Col. Barbara Kane (MS, CRNA, DNAP) Ft. Leonard Wood Army Hospital, Ft. Leonard Wood, MO
Shane Severens (MS, CRNA) Citizens Memorial Healthcare, Bolivar, MO
Wendi Richardson (DNAP) Idaho facilities
Dr. Kai Boan

Freeman Hospital, Joplin, MO
Freeman Surgery Center, Joplin, MO
Freeman Hospital, Neosho, MO

Curt Carlile (MS, CRNA) Freeman Independent Surgery Center, Joplin, MO
Billy Albertson (CRNA) Phelps County Regional Medical Center, Rolla, MO
Don Foust (CRNA) Surgery Center at Poplar Bluff, Poplar Bluff, MO
Black River Medical Center, Poplar Bluff, MO
Tim Rigsby (CRNA) Mercy Rogers, Rogers, AR
Darrell Meredith (CRNA) Mercy Aurora, Aurora, MO
Robert Phillipe (CRNA) Mercy Cassville, Cassville, M
Rick Watts (CRNA) Benewah Community Hospital, St. Maries, ID
Steve Reitz (CRNA) Grittman Medical Center, Moscow, IN
Jason Whitley (CRNA) Hillcrest Medical Center, Tulsa, OK
David White (CRNA) Hillcrest Hospital, Pryor, OK
Robert Phillipe (CRNA) Mercy Berryville, Berryville, AR
Dr. Kalai Huff Mercy Joplin, Joplin, MO
Dennis Bray (CRNA) Mercy Lebanon, Lebanon, MO
Mercy Rolla, Rolla, MO
Tom Rice (CRNA) Missouri Valley, Allegiant Health, Omaha, NE
Chris Ward (CRNA) Muskogee Regional Medical Center, Muskogee, OK
Bob Smitt (CRNA) Palouse Surgical Center, Moscow, ID
Mark Clark (CRNA) Pemscott Memorial Hospital, Hayti, MO
Rick Young (CRNA) Premier Center for Cosmetic Surgery, Tampa, FL
Don Enyart (CRNA) Premiere Surgical Institute, Galena, KS
Stateline Surgery Center, Galena, KS
Jorge Ballesteros (CRNA) Green County General Hospital, Linton, IN
Richard Snyder (CRNA) Syringa Surgical Center, Lewiston, ID
Mark Clark (CRNA) Twin Rivers Medical Center, Kennett, MO
Jorge Ballesteros (CRNA) Green County General Hospital, Linton, IN
Richard Snyder (CRNA) Syringa Surgical Center, Lewiston, ID
Mark Clark (CRNA) Twin Rivers Medical Center, Kennett, MO
Mike Nichols (CRNA, DNAP) University of Missouri Health Care, Columbia, MO
Aaron Burd (CRNA) Via Christi Health, Pittsburg, KS
Steve Gettleman (CRNA) Little Colorado Medical Center, Winslow, AZ
Joe Hassler (CRNA) Mercy Washington Hospital, Washington, MO
Audrey Ray (CRNA) St. Vincents, Little Rock, Arkansas
Bryan Baxley (CRNA) Allen County Regional Hospital, Iola, KS
Cox Barton County Hospital, Lamar, MO
Freeman Surgical Center,  Pittsburg, KS
Scott Broughton (CRNA) Boone Hospital Center, Columbia, MO
John Ellis (CRNA) Conway Regional Medical Center, Conway, AR
Ricky Deville (CRNA) Cox Medical Center, Branson, MO
Jason Cassidy (CRNA) Missouri Baptist Medical Center, St. Louis, MO
Dr. Todd Freund Research Medical Center, Kansas City, MO
Michael Dawes (CRNA) Southeast Hospital, Cape Girardeau, MO
Sara Enochs (CRNA) St. Mary's Hospital, Jefferson City, MO
Maggie Handlan (CRNA) St. Anthony's Summit Medical Center, Frisco, CO
TJ Little (CRNA) St. John Health System, Tulsa, OK
Tina Howitt (CRNA) St. Luke's Hospital, Kansas City, MO
Sherry Balog (CRNA) St. Luke's, McCall, ID
Chris Lyons (CRNA) Sullivan County Community Hospital, Sullivan, IN