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Barnes-Jewish College welcomes new affiliate faculty

Monday, May 23, 2011 - Barnes-Jewish College welcomes new affiliate faculty
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Nikki Eaves

ST. LOUIS - Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College welcomes three new affiliate (non-research) faculty members - Teresa Hamra, Jessica Bayse, and Dr. Janice Allen.

Teresa Hamra, MSN, RN, Affiliate Instructor, was previously a program coordinator for the LPN to ASN bridge program at Pike-Lincoln Technical Center and nursing instructor for health assessment and senior synthesis at University of Missouri-St. Louis. She has over 12 years of experience as an intensive care unit staff nurse for Christian Northeast Hospital, DePaul Health Center, Cardiology Diagnostics (a cardiology private clinic), and St. Joseph Hospital West in Lake St. Louis. She received her BSN and MSN focusing on nurse education from University of Missouri-St. Louis.

Jessica Basye, MSN, RN, Affiliate Instructor, recently completed her MSN with a nurse educator concentration from Barnes-Jewish College. Prior to joining the college, Basye has worked in the neonatal intensive care unit and cardiac intensive care unit at University of Kansas Hospital – KU Medical Center and St. Louis Children's Hospital, respectively. She also received her BSN from Barnes-Jewish College.

Janice Allen, PhD, RN, Affiliate Assistant Professor, has taught at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral level at various schools, including Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, the former Barnes College of Nursing at University Missouri-St. Louis, and the former Deaconess College of Nursing. She has been a director of a pediatric clinic, a psychiatric charge nurse, a public health nurse, a pediatric nurse and violence prevention consultant.  Her research has focused on violence prevention and survivors of family violence. She serves on the St. Clair County Board of Health, Illinois Association of Local Boards of Health and the National Association of Local Boards of Health. Dr. Allen received her BSN from Montana State University in Bozeman, MT, her MSN from Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, and her PhD from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale.

All three served as adjunct faculty before joining Barnes-Jewish College.