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  • Kimberly Bolton

    Position: Graduate Program Director, Graduate Studies in Nursing

    Campus Phone: 865-471-4056

    Campus Box: 71883

    Email: kbolton@cn.edu

    BSN, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

    MSN, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

    PhD, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

    Dr. Bolton began teaching in the graduate nursing program in 1997. She teaches course in both the family nurse practitioner and the nurse educator track. She has been a women’s healthcare nurse practitioner since 1991 and is certified by the National Credentialing Center as a women’s health nurse practitioner. She currently practices in collaboration with an OB/GYN physician in Knoxville once a week. Her research interests include women’s health and domestic violence.

    Dr. Bolton lives in Knoxville with her husband and her son. She enjoys working in her garden, relaxing outdoors, and spending time with family.


  • Gregory Casalenuovo

    Position: Associate Professor of Nursing

    Campus Phone: 865-471-3236

    Campus Box: 71883

    Email: gcasalenuovo@cn.edu

    BSN, MSN, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    PhD, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

    Greg Casalenuovo is an Associate Professor in the Department of Nursing and Behavioral Health.  He received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He earned the Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing degree from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He came to Carson-Newman after working as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Diabetes Management. Additionally, Dr. Casalenuovo has worked as a staff nurse and manager in the areas of critical care, cardiovascular, surgical, and emergency nursing. His teaching areas include pathophysiology, medical-surgical nursing, critical care nursing, nursing research, professional issues, and statistics.


  • Alice McCurry

    Position: Associate Professor of Nursing

    Campus Phone: 865-471-3438

    Campus Box: 71883

    Email: amccurry@cn.edu

    BSN, Berea College
    MSN, PhD, University of Tennessee, Knoxville


  • Molly Meighan

    Position: Adjunct Faculty, Graduate Studies in Nursing

    Campus Phone: 865-471-4056

    Campus Box: 71883

    Email: mmeighan@cn.edu

    BSN, East Tennessee State University

    MSN, PhD, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

    Molly Meighan is Professor Emerita serving as adjunct faculty in the Division of Nursing and Behavioral Health. She holds a BSN from East Tennessee State University. She earned the MSN in Maternal Child Health and a PhD in Nursing from The University of Tennessee in Knoxville. Molly worked as a staff nurse in Labor and Delivery before becoming a nurse manager. She was the Regional Perinatal Coordinator for the East Tennessee Region from 1977 – 1985, developing the high risk obstetrical transport program at the University of Tennessee Medical Center as well as educational programs for nurses in the East Tennessee area. She served as the Clinical Director of Pediatric and Obstetric Nursing at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville before coming to Carson-Newman in 1996. She taught Maternity and Pediatric Nursing in the Undergraduate Nursing Program and Accountability for Advanced Practice Nursing in the graduate program prior to retirement in 2004. Currently, she teaches Research Methods and Design Nursing and Accountability for Advanced Practice Nursing in the Graduate Nursing Program.


  • Melina Rogers

    Position: Administrative Assistant

    Campus Phone: 865-471-3425fax4574

    Campus Box: 71883

    Email: mrogers@cn.edu


  • Angela Wood

    Position: Chair, Department of Nursing; Associate Professor of Nursing

    Campus Phone: 865-471-3442

    Campus Box: 71883

    Email: awood@cn.edu

    BSN, MSN, PhD, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

    Dr. Wood, who earned the PhD in Nursing from the University of Tennessee, joined the CN faculty in 1993. Her clinical specialty is maternal-infant nursing and she is certified as a High-Risk Perinatal Nurse and as a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner. She is interested in Qualitative research and currently teaches the Undergraduate Research course. Married to her husband Sam, Dr. Wood has 2 adult children and one grandchild. She attends Monte Vista Baptist Church where she is the keyboardist. An avid costume designer and seamstress, Dr. Wood is the Costume Coordinator for the Appalachian Ballet Company.