Nurse Educator Track Faculty and Content Experts

Hallie Evans, DNP, CRNA, APRN, CNE

Director, Doctoral Completion Program and Nurse Educator Track

Hallie Evans, DNP, CRNA, APRN, CNE, began educating in 2009 as a clinical educator and preceptor for Nurse Anesthesiology students as well as a mentor for Scholarly projects. In 2015, she returned to... Read More

Alescia L. D. Bethea, PhD, MS, CRNA, APRN

Executive Vice President

Alescia Bethea, PhD, CRNA, APRN began her nurse anesthesia career in 1995 working with a small anesthesia group and precepting nurse anesthesia students on a daily basis.  She started working at the ... Read More

Derek Bruff, PhD

Visiting Associate Director, Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning, University of Mississippi

Derek Bruff is an educator, author, and higher education consultant. He directed the Vanderbilt University Center for Teaching for more than a decade, where he helped faculty and other instructors dev... Read More

Chris Hulin, DNP, MBA, CRNA


Dr. Hulin is the President of Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia and is a practicing Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) with over 10 years of experience in this capacity. He currently se... Read More

Lorraine M. Jordan, PhD, CRNA, CAE, FAAN

Dr. Jordan is a CRNA who serves as the AANA Foundation’s CEO and AANA Chief Advocacy Officer. Lorraine works for the American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology and earned her anesthesia and doctor... Read More

Maria Overstreet, PhD, RN

Dr. Overstreet earned her PhD in Nursing at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in 2009. Her selected studies focused on nursing education methodologies including adult education and the use of nu... Read More

Rosann M. Spiegel, JD, DNAP, CRNA, APRN

Dr. Spiegel has been a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist since 1987 and a licensed attorney in the state of Florida since 2005. In 2022, Dr. Spiegel retired from her position as Assistant Profess... Read More