Northwest Mississippi Community College officials have announced the promotion of Dr. Stephanie Mullins, director of Practical Nursing and Health Care Assistant Programs, to dean of Health Sciences.
“We are excited to have Dr. Mullins as the college’s first dean of Health Sciences,” said Dr. Matthew Domas, vice president for Instruction. “She has a proven record of growing the Practical Nursing program, and we look forward to harnessing her expertise to grow all of the Health Sciences programs.”
Mullins’ responsibilities in her new role will include planning, directing and supervising the Practical Nursing, Health Care Assistant, Cardiovascular Technology, Medical Office Technology, Emergency Medical Technology, Funeral Service Technology, Respiratory Therapy, Surgical Technology, and Physical Therapy Assistant programs in Career-Technical Education and the Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) program.
“I am both humbled and honored to serve as the dean of Health Sciences,” Mullins said. “The priorities, which govern my actions, are to support the dedicated faculty, promote excellence in our healthcare programs and increase community engagement. Northwest health science programs will exceed in meeting the state, national and world health demands by graduating exceptional healthcare professionals.”
Mullins earned her ADN from Baptist Memorial Hospital School of Nursing, her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Union University, her Master of Science in Nursing from Arkansas State University, and both her Acute Care Nurse Practitioner license and Doctor of Nursing Science from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.