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Dr. Vangie DeLeon
HS-2.132
698-2861
vdeleon@delmar.edu
C:\Documents and Settings\jmcwha\Desktop\Faculty Pictures\Vangie picture.JPGProgram Chairperson: Professor
Courses Taught Fundamentals, Maternal-Child, Clinical, Vocational Courses
Education BS- Occupation Education-Corpus Christi State University
MSN- Texas A&M University Corpus Christi
PhD- Texas Woman’s University-Houston
Certificates & Awards NISOD Excellence Award
Texas Board of Nursing Task Force to Study Implications of the Growth of Nursing Education Programs in Texas 2012
Professional Organizations National League Of Nursing
National Organization for Associate Degree Nursing
Texas Organization for Associate Degree Nursing
Texas Association of Deans & Directors of Professional Nursing Programs
TCCTA
Publications/Research Dissertation: Access to a Wrist Home Blood Pressure Monitor and Hypertension Among Mexican American Women: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Dr. Jennifer McWha
HS-3.258 
698-2894 
jmcwha@delmar.edu 
C:\Documents and Settings\jmcwha\Desktop\Faculty Pictures\Jen pic 3.JPGProgram Director: Associate Professor
Courses Taught Foundations; Pharmacology; Complex Medical-Surgical (both eLearning and traditional delivery); Clinical
Education BSN- Arizona State University
MSN- Texas A&M University-CC
PhD- Texas Woman’s University-Denton
Certificates & Awards Certified CPR (BLS) Instructor- American Heart Association
Professional Organizations Sigma Theta Tau; TNA; TCCTA; NOADN/TOADN
Publications/Research
  • Served as reviewer and question writer.
NCLEX-RN Questions and Answers Made Incredibly Easy. (2004). In Springhouse (Ed.), (3rd ed.), Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins. ISBN 1-58255-450-1.
  • Served as reviewer and question writer.
Medical-Surgical Nursing Made Incredibly Easy. (2003). In Springhouse (Ed.), Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins. ISBN 1-58255-269-X.
Dissertation: Reasons Minority ADN Students Voluntarily Withdraw From Their Nursing Programs

Louie Asuncion MBA
HS-3.128 
698-2891
lasunci@delmar.edu
http://dmc122011.delmar.edu/rn/images/Louie%20Asuncion.JPGProfessor
Faculty Position Professor
Courses Taught HPRS 1204; 1106
Education BS- Park College
MBA- Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Certificates & Awards AHA CPR Instructor, DMC service award, NMDP appreciation
Professional Organizations TCCTA; USSF
Publications/Research  

Mary Borchardt MSN, RN
HS-3.220
698-2885
mlortiz@delmar.edu
C:\Documents and Settings\jmcwha\Desktop\Faculty Pictures\Mary pic 2.JPGAssistant Professor
Courses Taught LVN to RN Transition; Complex Med-Surg; Foundations; Advanced Med-Surg; Clinical
Education BSN- Corpus Christi University
MSN- Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi
Certificates & Awards  
Professional Organizations ENA, NLN, NOADN
Publications/Research  

Sarah Clark MS, RN
HS-3.250
698-2869
sclark15@delmar.edu
C:\Documents and Settings\jmcwha\Desktop\Faculty Pictures\Sarah pic.JPGInstructor
Courses Taught Common Conditions Med-Surg; Maternal-Child; Level 2 Coordinator
Education BSN- University of Missouri-Columbia
MS- University of Southern Mississippi
Certificates & Awards Early Childhood Intervention Specialist
Professional Organizations NOADN, TOADN, TCCTA
Publications/Research  

Sandy Dawod MSN, RN
HS-3.322
698-2612
sdawod@delmar.edu
C:\Documents and Settings\jmcwha\Desktop\Faculty Pictures\Sandy pic.JPGInstructor
Courses Taught Health Assessment; Foundations; Clinical
Education BSN- Corpus Christi State University
MSN- Texas Woman’s University
Certificates & Awards  
Professional Organizations NLN, NOADN
Publications/Research  

Catherine Duggan MSN, RN
HS-3.244 
698-2870 
cduggan@delmar.edu 
C:\Documents and Settings\jmcwha\Desktop\Cate Picture.jpgInstructor
Courses Taught HPRS, Health Assessment, Maternal-Child, Clinical
Education BSN- Old Dominion University
MSN- Walden University
Certificates & Awards Certified Nurse Educator
Professional Organizations INASCL
Publications/Research  

Linda Earwood MSN, RN
HS-3.248 
698-2876 
learwood@delmar.edu
C:\Documents and Settings\jmcwha\Desktop\Linda picture.JPGLab Coordinator; Assistant Professor
Courses Taught Pharmacology; Foundations; Health Assessment; Clinical
Education BSN- University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
MSN- Texas A&M University Corpus Christi
Certificates & Awards  
Professional Organizations NLN; INASCL
Publications/Research  

Diana Elizondo MSN, RN
HS-2.132
698-2861 delizondo2@delmar.edu
C:\Documents and Settings\jmcwha\Desktop\Faculty Pictures\Diana E pic.JPGInstructor
Courses Taught Clinical; Complex Med-Surg
Education BSN- Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
MSN- Texas A&M University- Corpus Christi
Certificates & Awards TNCC, PALS, CEN, ENPC
Professional Organizations ENA
Publications/Research  

Ruby Estrada MPH, RN
HS-3.314 
698-2893
restrada@delmar.edu 
C:\Documents and Settings\jmcwha\Desktop\Faculty Pictures\Ruby pic.JPGAssistant Professor
Courses Taught Common concepts Of Adult Health; Clinical
Education BSN- Texas A&M Corpus Christi
MPH- Texas A&M College Station
Certificates & Awards Nominated for teacher of the year in 2005 and 2013
Professional Organizations TNA; NLN
Publications/Research  

Robert Fanger MSEd
HS 3.210 
698-2897 
rfanger@delmar.edu 
http://dmc122011.delmar.edu/rn/images/Bob%20Fanger.JPGInstructor
Courses Taught HPRS 1204, 1106
Education BS- Southern Illinois University
MSEd- Capella University
Certificates & Awards  
Professional Organizations TCCTA
Publications/Research  

Darla Green MSN, RN
HS-3.306
698-2887
dgreen3@delmar.edu
C:\Documents and Settings\jmcwha\Desktop\Faculty Pictures\Darla pic.JPGInstructor
Courses Taught Complex Med-Surg, Pharmacology, Health Assessment, Foundations, Clinical
Education AND- Del Mar College- Corpus Christi Texas
MSN- Texas A & M University- Corpus Christi Texas
Certificates & Awards Family Nurse Practitioner
Professional Organizations TCCTA; Oncology Nursing Society
Publications/Research  

Floyd Green, MSN, Ed, RN
HS-3.246
698-2895 
fgreen@delmar.edu 
C:\Documents and Settings\jmcwha\Desktop\Faculty Pictures\Sylvia H pic.JPGInstructor
Courses Taught (LVN EDUCATION)
Medical Surgical Nursing
Pharmacology
Anatomy & Physiology
Nutrition
Gerontology
Disease Control & Prevention
Medication Administration
Basic/Advanced Nursing Skills
Mental Health and Mental Illness
Leadership and Professional Development
Clinical
(Continuing Education)
Medication Aide Program Instructor
Certified Nurse Aide Instructor (HPRS)
(RN Education)
Informatics
(RN this Semester)
Introduction to Health Care Concepts
Health Care Concepts
Professional Nursing Concepts I
Clinical
Education Master of Science in Nursing (emphasis on education) University of Phoenix (2013) Bachelor of Science of Nursing (University of Phoenix, 2011) Associate Applied Science of Nursing (Excelsior College, 2006) LVN Certificate (Bee County College, 1996)
Certificates & Awards CPR
SMQT (Texas State Surveyor)
Distance Learning Online Certification
Professional Organizations TAVNE( Texas Association of Vocational Nurse Educators) 1999-2014 National League of Nursing TCCTA
Publications/Research  

Sylvia Herrlich MSN, RN
HS-3.260 
698-2873 
sherrli@delmar.edu 
C:\Documents and Settings\jmcwha\Desktop\Faculty Pictures\Sylvia H pic.JPGAssociate Professor
Courses Taught LVN to RN Transition, Common Concepts of Adult Health, Clinical
Education BSN University of Texas at Austin
MSN University of Texas at Austin
Certificates & Awards All recognition awards achieved during active duty military service.
Professional Organizations American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Publications/Research  

Dr. Donna Huddleston
HS-3.310
698-2874 dhuddleston@delmar.edu
C:\Documents and Settings\jmcwha\Desktop\Faculty Pictures\Donna pic.JPGAssistant Professor
Faculty Coordinator: Nursing Success Center
Faculty Coordinator: Dementia Collaborative & CareHouse
Courses Taught Health Assessment, Pharmacology, Foundations, Clinical
Nursing Success Class & Service Learning with Dementia Exemplar
Stress-Busting for Family Caregivers; Schmieding Family Caregiver Dementia; Schmieding Family Caregiver Skills, Virtual Dementia Tour Facilitators; Stress-Busting for Family Caregiver Facilitators.
Education BSN- Purdue University
MSN- University of Illinois-Chicago
PhD- University of Illinois-Chicago
Certificates & Awards Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse (CHPN)
Certified Nurse Educator (CNE)
Approved Educator for Hospice & Palliative Care Association
Professional Organizations Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse, TCCTA, ANA, MNRS, SNRS, NOADN, Sigma Theta Tau
Publications/Research Huddleston, D., & Chaiphibalsarisdi, P. (2009, March). Thai nurses memorable experiences of dying. Paper presented at the Midwest Nursing Research Society (MNRS) Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN.
Huddleston, D., & Chaiphibalsarisdi, P. (2009, July). Thematic analysis: Memorable end-of-life experiences of Thai nurses. Paper presented at the International Council of Nursing Congress, Durban, SA.
Huddleston, D. (2011, May). Thai army wives and community healthcare volunteers, Cooperating for detection and treatment of breast cancer. Keynote Speaker. Breast Cancer Awareness Workshop, Thai Army Base, Ratchaburi Province, Thailand.
Huddleston, D. (2012, November). Focus groups and grantsmanship. Poster presented at the National Organization of Associate Degree Nursing (N-OADN) Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.
Huddleston, D. (2013, June). Nursing school collaboration to implement Hispanic-American family focused dementia care programs. Paper presented at the 11th International Family Nursing Conference, Minneapolis, MN.
Huddleston, D. (2013, August). Starting an evidence-based program on a shoe-string budget. Paper presented  presentation at the Texas Association of Aging Programs: Nutrition Program and Senior Center Director’s Regional Summit, Corpus Christi, TX.
Huddleston, D. (2013, October). Collaboration for Hispanic-American family caregivers, Caring for Person with dementia. Poster presented  at the HPNA 7th Annual Clinical Practice Forum “Integrations of Palliative Care Concepts: Neurological Conditions,” Pittsburg, PA.
Huddleston, D. (2013, November). Impact of a CareHouse on campus for a dementia collaborative. Paper presented  at the 3rd Aging & Society Conference, Chicago, IL.
2013. Principal Investigator. Service Learning and Dementia for ADN Students grant. N-OADN $1000..
2011-2013. Principal Investigator Statewide At-Risk Tracking Nurses (SATIN) retention grant. $95,000 THECB.

Casey Moebius RN,
HS-2.252
698-2880 
cmoebius@delmar.edu 
Michael potterInstructor
Courses Taught Foundations, Adult I, Med Surg, and simulation instruction for Maternal Health, Pediatrics and Adult Health Acute Care course
Education MSN with an emphasis in Education from the University of Phoenix, BSN from Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego, California
Certificates & Awards Family Nurse Practitioner
Professional Organizations NLN
Publications/Research  

Michael Potter RN, NP-C
HS-3.218 
698-2877 
mpotter@delmar.edu 
Michael potterAssociate Professor
Courses Taught Advanced Med-Surg; Clinical; Professional Nursing Review and License
Education BSN- Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
MSN- Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Certificates & Awards Family Nurse Practitioner
Professional Organizations TCCTA, AANP, Sigma Theta Tau
Publications/Research  

Dr. Deborah Skoruppa
HS-3.256 
698-2882  dskoruppa@delmar.edu 
C:\Documents and Settings\jmcwha\Desktop\Faculty Pictures\Deb pic.JPGAssociate Professor
Courses Taught Advanced Med-Surg; Clinical for Advanced Med-Surg;  Professional Nurse Review and Licensure Preparation
Education BSN- Corpus Christi State University
MSN- Texas A&M University-CC
DNP- Frontier Nursing University
Certificates & Awards Certified Nurse Educator
Certified Family Nurse Practitioner
CPR Instructor for American Heart Association
Excellence in Education Award from Sigma Theta Tau International                      
Rural Health Champion-Nursing from Texas Rural Health Association
Past Certified Emergency Nurse
Past Certified Occupational Health Nurse Specialist
Professional Organizations
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society, Eta Omicron Chapter   Immediate Past President
  • Frontier Nursing University Honor Society
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • Texas Nurse Practitioners
  • Coalition for Nurses in Advanced Practice
  • Texas Organization for Associate Degree Nursing
  • Past President of Coastal Bend Chapter of Emergency Nurses Association
  • Coastal Bend Advanced Practice Nurses
Publications/Research
  • Contributor to ACC Atlas of Pathophysiology (2010) Lippincott, Williams, and Wilkins: Philadelphia, PA.
  • Contributor to Nursing Procedures Manual (an electronic institutional product) to be marketed by Wolters and Kluwer: Lippincott, Williams, and Wilkins: Philadelphia, PA.
  • Contributor to Anatomy & Physiology Made Incredibly Easy! 4th Edition (2012) Lippincott, Williams, and Wilkins: Philadelphia, PA.
    • Reviewer for McMaster for Evidence-based Journals
Research: Improving Medication Access in Rural Communities

Geraldine Valentine MSN, RN
HS-3.306
698-2892
gvalenti@delmar.edu
C:\Documents and Settings\jmcwha\Desktop\Faculty Pictures\Gerrie Pic.JPGInstructor
Courses Taught Advanced Med-Surg; Professional Nursing Review; Clinical
Education BSN-
MSN- Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Certificates & Awards BLS
Professional Organizations Sigma Theta Tau; AACN
Publications/Research  

Sylvia Wells MSN, NP-C
HS-3.325
698-2884
swells1@delmar.edu
http://dmc122011.delmar.edu/rn/images/Sylvia_Wells.JPGAssistant Professor
Courses Taught Fundamentals, Complex Med-Surg, Clinical, Mental-Health
Education BSN- Dickinson State University
MSN- Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Certificates & Awards  
Professional Organizations  
Publications/Research  

 

Joyce Salinas   
Administrative Assistant 
HS-2.132
698-2860 
Minnie Reyes  
AV Lab Assistant
HS-2.102
698-2863
 
Karen Perring 
Administrative Aide    
HS-2.250
698-2613      


 

 
 
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