Nursing

Nurse Anesthesia Faculty

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

Headshot of Beth Ann Clayton, DNP, CRNA, FAAN

Beth Ann Clayton, DNP, CRNA, FAAN

Professor of Clinical Nursing, Program Director

513-584-2440

Headshot of Jamie Furstein, PhD, DNAP, CRNA, CPNP-AC

Jamie Furstein, PhD, DNAP, CRNA, CPNP-AC

Associate Professor, Assistant Program Director of Curriculum & Scholarship

Headshot of Rachel Smith-Steinert, DNP, CRNA

Rachel Smith-Steinert, DNP, CRNA

Associate Professor, Assistant Program Director of Clinical Affairs

Headshot of Kelly Elmore, DNP, APRN-CRNA

Kelly Elmore, DNP, APRN-CRNA

Clinical & Didactic Instructor

Headshot of Jason Hayes, MSN, CRNA

Jason Hayes, MSN, CRNA

Clinical & Didactic Instructor

513-584-2438

Headshot of Carrilee Powell, MSN, RN, APRN-CRNA

Carrilee Powell, MSN, RN, APRN-CRNA

Simulation Coordinator

Headshot of Sasha Roneker, DNP, CRNA, CPHQ

Sasha Roneker, DNP, CRNA, CPHQ

DNP/Nurse Anesthesia Coordinator, Didactic & Clinical Instructor

Headshot of DeWana Bailey

DeWana Bailey

Program Coordinator

Headshot of Jeanne Rohrmeier

Jeanne Rohrmeier

Program Manager

Faculty Achievements

Beth Ann Clayton

  • AANA Helen Lamb Educator of the Year Award (2018)
  • AANA Researcher of the Year Award (2017)
  • Lectures nationally and internationally on obstetric and neuraxial anesthesia
  • AANA Spinal/Epidural Workshop faculty
  • AANA Closed Claims Research Team
  • AANA Obstetric Anesthesia Guidelines Revision Committee
  • Member of OSANA Opioid Task Force

James Furstein

  • Florence Nightingale Award for Nursing Excellence (2017)
  • Virginia Commonwealth University MCV Alumni Association Scholarship Award (2016)
  • Outstanding Clinical Practitioner of the Year award (2015)
  • Research Doctoral Fellow of American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Foundation (2013)
  • Lectures nationally on pediatric and regional anesthesia
  • National Board for Certification and Recertification of Nurse Anesthetists Pediatric Task Force
  • OSANA Opioid Task Force
  • Ohio State Board of Nursing APRN Advisory Committee
  • Peer reviewer of research articles, case reports and journal courses submitted to AANA Journal
  • Founding member of Society for Pediatric Anesthesia, CRNA SIG Committee