Natalie Tyler, D.N.P.


Adjunct Instructor of Nursing
Education: A.A., Nursing, Florida Keys Community College; B.S., Biology, North Carolina State University; M.D.N., Nursing, Grand Canyon University; D.N.P. (candidate), Nursing Practice, Grand Canyon University

Lorrien Dames, M.S.


Adjunct Instructor of Nursing
Education: B.S., Nursing, Florida State University; M.B.A., Health Administration, University of Miami; M.S., Advanced Practice Nursing, Barry University

DiAnn Ecret, Ph.D.


Assistant Professor of Nursing
Education: B.S., Nursing, Wilmington University; M.S.N., Nursing Leadership/Education, Wilmington University; Ph.D., Health Care Ethics, Duquesne University
Office: Prince 103
Phone: (239) 304-7958

Tracy Ahern, D.N.P. (candidate)


Assistant Professor of Nursing
Education: B.S., Nursing, Viterbo University; M.S., Nursing, University of Wisconsin; D.N.P. (candidate), Nursing, University of Hawaii
Office: Prince 101 
Email
: tracy.ahern@avemaria.edu
Phone: (230) 280-1559

Kimberly Shmina, D.N.P.


Chair of the Nursing Department, Assistant Professor of Nursing
Education:  B.S.N., Nursing, University of Michigan; M.S.N., Nursing, Michigan State University; D.N.P. Nursing Practice, Wayne State University
Office: Prince 117
Phone:(239) 304-7133

Patricia Hojnowski-Diaz, MS, MBA, RN


Adjunct Instructor of Nursing
Education:  Diploma, Registered Nurse, The Children’s Hospital School of Nursing; B.S.N., Nursing, Northeastern University; MBA, Business Administration, Northeastern University; M.S., Nursing Administration, Northeastern University
Email: patty.diaz@avemaria.edu

Aileen Staller, D.N.P.


Assistant Professor of Nursing
Education: B.S.N., Nursing, University of Pennsylvania; M.S.N., Nursing, University of Phoenix; D.N.P., Nursing Practice, University of South Florida
Office:  Prince 118
Phone: (239) 304-7931