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Admission and Retention Staff

J. Barnes

Janice Barnes, Administrative Assistant II

Contact Information:

512.716.2933 or

Staci Strauch, Coordinator of Nursing Admissions and Retention

Contact Information:

512.716.2910 or

Director's Staff

Kara Edwards
Kara Edwards, BS, M.Ed


Kara Edwards, Clinical Education Placement Coordinator

Contact Information:

512-716-2934 or




Rita Mokarzel, Administrative Assistant III

Contact Information:

512.716.2930 or

Lara Seaton, BA, AA


Lara Seaton, Coordinator of Nursing Program Services

Contact Information:

512.716.2902 or


Simulation Laboratories Staff

Patricia Yarbrough-Buchanan, MSN, RN


Patricia Yarbrough-Buchanan, Simulation Lab Information Specialist and Standardized Patient Coordinator

Contact Information:

Phone: 512.716.2951 or email: