Executive Team

Administrative faculty and staff are dedicated to maintaining and enhancing the School's reputation as one of the top institutions of its kind. With a commitment to attracting prestigious and talented scholars, instructors, administrators, researchers, and staff, we continue to build the School's reputation by helping our students manifest their potential and supporting our researchers in their life-changing discoveries.

The administrative body exists to support the school in our mission to promote health and research that improves lives. Members of the school administration are directly responsible for creating and maintaining our many international cooperative agreements; honoring our distinguished alumni, faculty, staff, and students; supporting and promoting scientific research; and maintaining our reputation as one of the top nursing schools in the world. 

Robin P. Newhouse, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN
Dean
newhouse@iu.edu

Janet S. Carpenter, PhD, RN, FAAN
Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship
carpentj@iu.edu

Christopher L. Coleman, PhD, MS, MPH, FAAN, PMHCNS-BC
Associate Dean, IU School of Nursing Fort Wayne
colemanchr@iu.edu 

Megan Creaser
Co-President, Staff Council
meecarpe@iu.edu

Sharron Crowder, PhD, RN
Special Assistant to the Dean, Health Policy Initiatives
sjcrowde@iu.edu

Rebecca Bartlett Ellis, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
rjbartle@iu.edu

Linda Griffin, MBA, CPA
Assistant Dean for Resource Management
lgriffin@iu.edu

Eileen Hacker, PhD, RN, AOCN, FAAN
Interim Associate Dean, IU School of Nursing Bloomington
edhacker@iu.edu

Sally Krause, MIS
Director of Marketing & Strategic Communications
skrause@iu.edu

Janet McCully, BS
Director of Development
jmccully@iu.edu

Carol Shieh, DNSc, MPH, RNC-OB, FAAN
Interim Chair, Department of Community and Health Systems
wshieh@iu.edu

Wanda Thruston, DNP, PNP, RN
Special Assistant to the Dean, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
wthruso@iu.edu

Diane Von Ah, PhD, RN, FAAN
Associate Dean for Academic Operations
dvonah@iu.edu

Rebecca S. Walker, MSML
Director of Administration
rebswalk@iu.edu