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Lona L. Broadhead (AS ’73); nursing administration track; acting nursing director and professor, Ameritech College; Riverton, UT.

Irene Carr-Zalusky; advanced practice track; San Diego, CA.

Linda N. Hew-Len (BS ’73); nursing administration track; Kapolei, HI.

Kathy B. Holmgren; advanced practice track; Kirkland, WA. Kathy has completed multiple humanitarian trips with Northwest Medical Teams to provide medicine and medical training to populations in Romania, Mexico and Africa. Her most recent trip was to Uganda in 2013 where she helped to care for refugees from the conflicts in Congo. Her daughter Calla, an OB/GYN in the Salt Lake area, accompanied her on this trip. She is a board member for Northwest Medical Team and the Salvation Army. She and her husband, Mike, make it a priority to spend time together every morning.

Valorie J. Hunter; advanced practice track; Ojai, CA.

John M. Jex (AS ’75, BS ’76) APRN; nursing administration track; NP, LDS Hospital; Lehi, UT.

Mary L. Loeffler; advanced practice track; Tucson, AZ

Christine M. McClure; family nurse practitioner track; retired FNP, Mountain Emergency Medicine at Mission Hospital ER; Weaverville, NC. Christine received her Post Master’s Advanced Nursing Certificate from East Tennessee State University in December 1998.

Lorrie D. Mudgett (AS ’77, BS ’78); nursing administration track; Richland, WA.

Suzanne Nebeker, FNP-c; advanced practice track; NP, Steele Memorial Medical Center; Salmon, ID. Suzanne received her post master’s certificate in nursing from Graceland College. She specializes in primary care, forensic nursing and diabetes care. She has extensive experience in emergency and intensive care medicine. She has a holistic approach to medicine and seeks to help her patients develop balance in all aspects of their life. She is a volunteer regional faculty member for the American Heart Association. She currently serves as a board member for the Lemhi County Mahoney House and Family Safety Center. She is also a founding member and the medical representative for the Lemhi County Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Team. She has 2 children and 3 grandchildren who she loves to spend time with. She raises, trains and shows Missouri Fox Trotters and has trained multiple world champion horses, currently caring for 25 horses. She frequently judges both national and international horse shows. She loves spending time with her family being outdoors, snowshoeing, backcountry skiing, mountain biking and gardening. She has been a yoga instructor since 2003.

Josephine R. Phoenix; nursing administration track; Murray, UT.

RaNae Sanders (AS ’78, BS ’81); advanced practice track; NP, Intermountain Sleep Disorder Center, LDS Hospital; Salt Lake City, UT.

Barbara Smith-Holmen; advanced practice track; NP, Lone Peak Hospital; Park City, UT. Barbara specializes in adult internal medicine with particular interests in women’s health, diabetes, hypertension and cholesterol management.

Therese Jones Snively PhD, RN; interim associate dean of distance education; Mount Carmel College of Nursing; Pickerington, OH. Therese received her PhD from Ohio State University. She is married with two children, ages 26 and 24. Her youngest child just graduated from the second degree program at Mt. Carmel and is currently working in the emergency department of the James Cancer Institute.

BYU provided me with a good foundation as a clinical nurse specialist and prepared me for doctoral work.

Beverly R. Thornley (BS ’60) RN; nursing administration track; Salt Lake City, UT. Beverly is a member of the Utah School Nurse Association, where she served as president of the association for many years.

Cathy-Lee Wagstaff FNP-c; advanced practice track; retired from the U.S. Navy. Cathy-Lee earned an Air Medal with three stars for serving in Vietnam as a flight nurse in the U.S. Air Force. She wants to earn a PhD in education so that she can teach the Healer’s art.

BYU turned me into a nurse practitioner which is the thing that I woke up every morning and couldn’t wait to get to work for.

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