Staff Directory

Our faculty and staff are committed to serving the students and community. All faculty members hold master degrees in nursing. Over one third of our faculty hold an earned doctorate and an additional one third are enrolled in doctoral studies. Longevity of service to the college is a hallmark of both faculty and staff.

Faculty members promote scholarship through active participation in professional organizations, by conducting and presenting research, presenting at national conferences and meetings, and authoring chapters for textbooks.

Faculty members are involved in research activities. They maintain expertise appropriate to their teaching responsibilities in a variety of ways including clinical practice (not private practice) and/or by maintaining national nursing certifications. Professional staff are involved in their respective professional organizations as a way to maintain expertise and improve services for students.

Strengths of the faculty members include the diversity in teaching experience, community service, clinical background and educational preparation. All faculty and staff are committed to continuing the tradition of excellence in nursing education.

Administration

  Name Title Contact
Soldwisch_Sandie.png Sandie Soldwisch, PhD, APN, ANP-BC President of OSF College of Health Sciences Email
Shannon Lizer Shannon Lizer, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC FAANP Interim Provost Email
Mirtchell_Kim.jpg Kimberly Mitchell, RN, PhD, CNE Dean of Graduate Program Email
Brown_Suzanne.jpg Suzanne Brown, RN, DNP, PhD Dean of Undergraduate Program Email
stephens.jpg Kevin Stephens, BS Assistant Dean, Support Services  Email

Board

Name Title Role

Margaret Swanson, PhD

Vice President of Academic Affairs (retired) Illinois Central College

Chair

Sister Agnes Joseph Williams, O.S.F., MBA

OSF HealthCare Board of Directors The Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis

Vice-Chair

Sandie Soldwisch, PhD, APN, ANP-BC (ex officio)

President OSF College of Health Sciences President of the College Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing President Saint Anthony College of Nursing

Secretary

Robert Anderson, MS, MT, FACHE (ex officio)

President OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center Member
Tim Bromley, MA, LCPC Director of Behavioral Health OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center Member

Jill Crawford, DNP, RN, NE-BC

Director of Professional Development, Patient Experience, Nursing Practice, and Hospitality Member
Lisa Fuller, MS, MA Vice President, Outpatient and Ancillary Services OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center Member
Sherri Greenwood, DNP, RN, NEA-BC Vice President, Surgical and Procedural Services OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center Member
Wendee Guth, MSN, RN Dean, Department of Health Careers Illinois Central College Member
Jennifer Hopwood, DNP, RN, NE-BC Vice President, Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center Member
Kristen Manning, MSN, APRN, CRNA

Staff CRNA Associated Anesthesiologists

Member

Jesse Placher, JD

Partner Hinshaw & Culbertson, LLP Member

John Pompe, PsyD., SPHR

Manager, Integrated Health Programs Caterpillar Human Services Division Caterpillar, Inc.

Member
Lisa Smith, MSN, RN, IBCLC Patient Care Manager, Labor and Delivery, and Breastfeeding Resource Center OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center Member
Susan M. Smith, MSN, RN Manager, Senior World Adult Day Service and Faith Community Nursing OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center Member
Robert Sparrow, MD Chief Medical Officer and Academic Affairs Lead OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center Member
Jeff Thomas, MBA Vice President of Accounting Citizens Equity First Credit Union, CEFCU Member
Stephanie Wallace Program Director, School of Clinical Lab Science OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center Member
Madeline Hobbs Student Representative Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing Member