Nursing

Nurse Anesthesia DNP Program Faculty and Staff

Full-time Nurse Anesthesia program faculty are practicing Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists, recognized in the field.

Headshot of Beth Ann Clayton, DNP, CRNA, FAANA, FAAN

Beth Ann Clayton, DNP, CRNA, FAANA, FAAN

Professor, Program Director

513-584-2440

Headshot of Rachel Smith-Steinert, DNP, CRNA, FAANA

Rachel Smith-Steinert, DNP, CRNA, FAANA

Associate Professor, Assistant Program Director

Headshot of Jason Hayes, DNP, CRNA

Jason Hayes, DNP, CRNA

Didactic Coordinator

513-584-2438

Headshot of Thomas Minges, DNP, CRNA, CDCA

Thomas Minges, DNP, CRNA, CDCA

Assistant Professor of Clinical, Nurse Anesthesia DNP Coordinator, Didactic Instructor

Headshot of Jessica Storey, DNP, CRNA

Jessica Storey, DNP, CRNA

Didactic Instructor

Headshot of Carrilee Powell, DNP, CRNA, CHSE

Carrilee Powell, DNP, CRNA, CHSE

Simulation Coordinator

Headshot of Jason Childress, DNP, CRNA

Jason Childress, DNP, CRNA

Simulation Instructor

Headshot of DeWana Bailey

DeWana Bailey

Program Manager

Headshot of Jeanne Rohrmeier

Jeanne Rohrmeier

Program Manager

Nurse Anesthesia Program Faculty Achievements

Beth Ann Clayton

  • UC Fellow of the Graduate School (2024)
  • UC College of Nursing Meridel Kirk Outstanding Teaching Award (2023)
  • Fellow of the American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology (2021)
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing (2019)
  • AANA Helen Lamb Educator of the Year Award (2018)
  • AANA Researcher of the Year Award (2017)
  • AANA Analgesia and Anesthesia Guidelines for the Obstetric Patient author
  • AANA Spinal/Epidural Workshop faculty
  • AANA Annual Congress Simulation Committee - Obstetrics
  • AANA Closed Claims Research Team
  • AANA COVID-19 Research Team
  • Lectures nationally and internationally on obstetric and neuraxial anesthesia

Jason Hayes

  • National Certification Exam (NCE) item writer, NCE Subcommittee, National Board of Certification and Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists (NBCRNA)

Thomas Minges

  • UC Mental Health Champion Certification (2024)
  • Chemical Dependency Counselor Assistant (2024)
  • AANA Annual Congress Simulation Committee - Obstetrics
  • AANA Spinal Epidural Workshop Instructor
  • Member (appointed) AANA Foundation’s Scholarship Committe
  • Member (appointed)  AANA Foundation’s Poster Reviewer Committee
  • Associate Editor (appointed) for the Journal of Nurse Education 
  • Peer Reviewer for Pain Management Nursing Journal

Carrilee Powell

  • Ohio State Association of Nurse Anesthetists Educator of the Year Award (2023)
  • Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator

Rachel Smith-Steinert

  • UC Mental Health Champion Certification (2024)
  • Fellow of the American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology (2023)
  • UC Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Award (2022)
  • UC College of Nursing Elizabeth Kemble Award for Nursing Excellence (2022)
  • Member (appointed) of the AANA Foundation Research Committee
  • Member (appointed) of the AANA Foundation Scholarship Committee
  • Self-Evalutation Examination (SEE) item writer, SEE Subcommittee, NBCRNA