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As your college and department academic administrators, we would like to welcome you to the College of Nursing and Health Sciences. Health care is an exciting field, and health care providers practicing across all specialties will continue to be integral leaders and members of the health team.

While you are enrolled in the nursing or health sciences programs here at UL Lafayette, please take the opportunity to truly immerse yourself in all that the programs and the University have to offer. Take the time to get to know your peers, as some of them will develop into colleagues and friends whom you will cherish long after graduation. Develop relationships with your faculty members and take advantage of their knowledge and expertise, as some of them will transition into professional mentors whom you will call upon during the course of your career.

As administrators, our hopes for you are that you develop an appreciation for life-long learning, that you become socialized into the role of the professional nurse, and that you will develop the intellectual and personal skills to provide the very best in quality and safe care to your patients and clients.

Melinda Oberleitner, DNS, RN, FAAN
SLEMCO/LEQSF Regents Professorship in Nursing
Dean and Professor of Nursing
VL Wharton Hall Rm. 204
Phone: 337-482-6808



Lisa Broussard, DNS, RN, CNE
Acadian Ambulance Emergency Nursing Professorship
Associate Dean and Professor
VL Wharton Hall Rm. 202-A
Phone: 337-482-5654

Anita Hazelwood, Ed.D., RHIA, FAHIMA
Lafayette General Medical Center/BORSF Professorship in Health Science
Department Head, Health Sciences, and Professor
V.L. Wharton Hall, Room 207
Phone: (337) 482-6633

Lisa Delhomme, MHA, RHIA
Health Information Management Program Director and Senior Instructor
V.L. Wharton Hall, Room 503
Phone: (337) 482-5284


Rachel Ellison, PhD
LGMC/BORSF Professorship in Health Care Administration
Health Services Administration Program Director and Assistant Professor
V.L. Wharton Hall, Room 207
Phone: (337) 482-1122

Helen Hurst, DNP, RNC-OB, APRN-CNM
Lafayette General Medical Center BORSF Professor in Nursing
Department Head and Associate to the Dean, Nursing, and Associate Professor
VL Wharton Hall 203-A
Phone: (337) 482-5635

Jennifer Lemoine, DNP, APRN, NNP-BC
Shelia Ardoin Walsh/BORSF Endowed Memorial Nursing Professor
Graduate Coordinator and Associate Professor
VL Wharton Hall Rm. 309-B
Phone: 337-482-1029

Tricia Templet, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC, FNP-C, CPEN
Hamilton Medical Group Endowed Professorship II
BSN Coordinator and Assistant Professor
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Roger Rholdon, DNP, APRN, CPNP,-AC
SLEMCO/BORSF Professor in College of Nursing II
DNP Coordinator and Assistant Professor
Phone: 337-482-5640