Health Science Faculty

Health Science Faculty

Our faculty come to us from all over with experience matched only by the accolades they have received. But what they value most is the opportunity to get to know you as a student and to mentor you as you move forward with your degree and calling.

Jennifer Coley Davis, Division Chair

Jennifer Davis

Jennifer Coley Davis M.A.R.T. (R)(T)
Division Chair
Phone: 662.720.7236

B.S., Baptist College of Health Sciences, Registered Radiologic Technologist, Registered Radiation Therapist, M.A., University of Mississippi

Jennifer Coley Davis, Division Head of Health Sciences, began working at Northeast in 2003 as the Program Director for Radiologic Technology.  Jennifer received her B.S. degree from Baptist College of Health Sciences where she completed the radiology technology program and the radiation therapy program.  She is nationally certified by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist in Radiography and Radiation Therapy.  In 2007, Jennifer received her Master of Arts in Higher Education and Student Personnel from the University of Mississippi.         

Associate Degree Nursing

The ADN faculty spend many of their instructional hours in local clinical facilities assisting students & their clinic patients. Please utilize the faculty’s contact information listed below. Email is the most efficient means to reach a faculty member — ensuring a quicker response. We are excited about your interest in the program and look forward to hearing from you soon.

Camille Beals, Program Director

Camille Beals

Camille Beals
Program Director, Instructor

A.A.S., Northeast Mississippi Community College; B.S.N., University of North Alabama; M.A. Ed, University of North Alabama; M.S.N., Alcorn State University;  D.N.P., Samford University

Camille Beals, Associate Degree Nursing Instructor, began serving at Northeast in 2007.  Camille has over 26 years’ experience in nursing, with 14 of those years served at Northeast. Camille received her pre-licensure nursing degree from Northeast Mississippi Community College in 1995, MAEd. from the University of North Alabama in Language Arts Education, MSN in Nursing Education from Alcorn State University, and DNP in Nursing Administration from Samford University.  She is a Certified Nurse Educator. Camille served as a staff RN and clinical educator for North Mississippi Medical Center in cardiovascular, GI/GU, medical-surgical care, and community hospital care from 1995 until 2015. During her time as a faculty member, Camille has taught Nursing Fundamentals, Nursing Care of the Family, and Adult Medical Surgical, leading clinical rotations in women’s health, med-surg and a community hospital.   

Beth Bowling
Beth Dawson
Carmen Cartwright
Catherine Byars
Donna Hill
Emily Fondren
Heather Kirk
Kristi Reece
Kristy Church
Melinda Hamlin
Melissa Morgan
Mindy B. Forsman
Paula Stennett
Whitney Miller

Dental Hygiene

Dr. Nick Alexander, Program Director

Dr. Nick Alexander, DMD
Program Director

B.S., University of Mississippi; D.M.D., University of Mississippi Medical School


Dr. Nick Alexander, Director of Dental Hygiene, began working at Northeast in 2002. Dr. Nick received his B.A. in Biological Sciences from the University of Mississippi. He received his D.M.D. from the University of Mississippi School of Dentistry. Before coming to Northeast, he had a private practice in Belmont, MS for 14 years. During his time as a faculty member, he has also served as an adjunct instructor of Anatomy and Physiology. Dr. Nick serves on multiple committees for the college. Dr. Nick enjoys hunting, hiking, and watching sports.

Camille Shoffner
Carrie Fowler
Tiffany Lindsey

Medical Assisting Technology

Vickie Hopkins, Program Director

Vickie Hopkins

Vickie Hopkins
Program Director

A.A.S., Northeast Mississippi Community College, Certified Medical Assistant (AAMA); B.S., University of Mississippi Medical Center; M.H.S., University of Mississippi Medical Center

Vickie Johnson Hopkins, Program Director for Medical Assisting Technology, began working at Northeast in 2010.  Vickie has over 31 years’ experience as a Certified Medical Assistant (AAMA) with 11 of those years served at Northeast.  Vickie received her Masters and Bachelors of Health Sciences from the University of Mississippi.  She received an A.A.S. degree from Northeast.  Under Vickie’s guidance as program director, the Medical Assisting Technology Program has received two national continuing accreditation awards.  During her time as a faculty member, she represented Medical Assisting Educators at the 2015 AAMA Certifying Board Standard Setting Study. Vickie has served on several committees for the college and was chosen to represent the college at the annual Lamplighters Leadership Conference in 2014.  In 2016, Vickie was a TIP/TOP Award recipient.

Medical Laboratory Technology

Shannon Goolsby, Program Directory

Shannon Goolsby
Program Director

A.A., Northeast Mississippi Community College; credit from Mississippi State University and Wood College; B.S., Blue Mountain College; M.S., University of Southern Mississippi

Rosalyn Singleton

Practical Nursing

Felicia Crump

Felicia Crump

A.A.S., Northeast Mississippi Community College;  A.A., Northeast Mississippi Community College; B.S.N., University of North Alabama; M.S., Mississippi University for Women; M.S.N., William Carey University; Ph.D., William Carey University

Dr. Felicia Crump, Practical Nursing Instructor, began working at Northeast in 2013. Dr. Crump has been a registered nurse since 1999. She earned a Ph.D. in Nursing Education and Administration and MSN in Education with a concentration in Nursing Administration from William Carey University. She also holds a Master of Science in Health Education from Mississippi University for Women and BSN from the University of North Alabama. She received an A.A. and A.A.S., both in nursing, from Northeast. As a faculty member, Dr. Crump has taught Fundamentals, Medical-Surgical, Pharmacology, and Pediatric nursing courses. She has also supervised students in the skills lab and clinical facilities including long-term care and medical-surgical units. Dr. Crump’s experience includes education of nurses at the BSN, MSN, and DNP levels as well as Health Informatics. She previously served as Assistant Program Director of Practical Nursing and is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. Having served on multiple committees at Northeast, Dr. Crump is an Apple Teacher and was selected as a Learning Academy Trainer to facilitate use of the iPad related to education and implementation of technology use in the classroom for the Division of Health Sciences faculty.

Kristi Tooley
Tracey Barron

Radiologic Technology

Hope Harrelson, Program Director

Hope Harrellson

Hope R. Harrelson B.S., RT(R), RDMS
Program Director

Hope Harrelson, Radiology Program Director/Instructor, began working at Northeast in 2018 as the clinical coordinator for the Radiology Program. Hope has over 13 years experience in the medical field being a registered Radiologic Technologist and registered Sonographer. Hope received her B.S. in Radiologic Sciences from the University of Mississippi Medical Center, her A.A.S. in Sonography from Itawamba Community College, and her A.A.S. in Radiologic Technology from Northeast Mississippi Community College. She serves on the TIE and ATLAS committee at Northeast. Hope is an active member of the ARRT, ASRT, and ARDMS. In 2020, Hope was a TIP/TOP award recipient.

Allison Goodwin

Respiratory Therapy

John Shelburne

John Shelburne

John Shelburne

A.D., PMI Mesa Campus, Mesa, AZ; B.S., Grand Canyon University; M.A., University of Mississippi

John Shelburne, Program Director/Instructor in Respiratory Care Technology Program, began working at Northeast in 2007 as the Clinical Director/Instructor in the program. In 2020, he became the Program Director. John has been a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) since 1999, he started working as a Certified Respiratory Therapist Technician (CRTT) in 1998, where he began his career in Arizona. In 2005 he and his wife moved to Southern California and he worked there for a year. In 2006, they moved to Corinth, Mississippi where he worked at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. In 2010, John received his M.A. degree from the University of Mississippi. In 2005, he received a B.S. in Applied Management from Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, AZ. In 1999, he received an Occupational Associate Degree in Respiratory Therapy from Pima Medical Institute in Mesa, AZ. John has served on several committees for the college and was one of several instructors to represent Northeast and attend the Lamplighter Conference in 2010 at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College.

Dalton Harris