Faculty & Staff

Dr. Karen Daley  
RNPC Project Director 
(616) 871-6160

RNPC Liaison

Dr. Amy Stahley
Associate Dean of Nursing 
(616) 871-6162 

Heather Hunt
RNPC Faculty 
(616) 871-6173 

Kelli Leask
Department Chair of Nursing
(616) 871-6155

Dana Hill
RNPC Advisor 
(616) 264-6325 

Rachel Whitney
RNPC Research Assistant
(616) 264-6326 


Wyoming VA CBOC Staff

Bellatriz Rintala
Nurse Manager Wyoming VA 
Battle Creek VA Medical Center 


Nursing Leadership Team


Associate Dean: Amy Stahley, PhD, RN
Department Chair: Kelli Leask, APRN, MSN, FNP-C 
Nursing Administrative Assistant: Molly Beals


Associate Department Chair: Deb Bosworth, MSN, RN
Simulation Lab/Clinical Coordinator: Shellie Raisanen, MSN, RN
Campus Faculty: Janine Blakeslee, MSN, RN
Campus Faculty:

Margaret Smith, MSN, RN

Campus Faculty:

Julie Polanic, MSN, RN

Online Faculty:

Kelli Leask, APRN, MSN, FNP-C


This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UK1HP31714 and title "Nurse, Education, Practice, Quality and Retention- Registered Nurses in Primary Care" for grant amount $2,410,071, with 0% financed with nongovernmental sources. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.