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Educate. Engage. Empower.

Located in Charlotte, NC, Carolinas College of Health Sciences is a public non-profit college owned by Atrium Health. The mission of Carolinas College is to transform lives by educating, engaging and empowering professionals for an evolving healthcare environment. The college currently offers associate degrees, certificate programs and several bachelor’s degrees in a variety of healthcare programs.

We're proud to serve as a talent pipeline for Atrium Health - that's where most of our students land jobs right after graduation. At Carolinas College, you can discover your true potential both in the classroom and throughout your career.

  • High academic standards
  • One-on-one faculty attention
  • Modern education for an evolving healthcare environment

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    Expected growth in demand for healthcare workers

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    Students who said we were their 1st choice

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    Employers who would hire another of our graduates


To be the first & best choice for healthcare education.


To transform lives by educating, engaging and empowering professionals for an evolving healthcare environment.


Caring - Commitment - Equity - Integrity - Teamwork

Equity Statement

Carolinas College of Health Sciences is committed to fostering diverse and inclusive education and workplace environments by consciously promoting a culture of equity and inclusion and a workforce that reflects the community we serve.

Campus Contact Information

Visit campus and begin making the meaningful connections that lead to a career-long relationships. Send us an email, and our team will be in touch about visiting our campus.

Visit us:
2110 Water Ridge Parkway, Charlotte, NC 28217

Department Email Phone
Admissions 704-355-5051
Alumni Relations and Development    
Financial Aid 704-355-5486
Marketing 704-355-7578
President's Office 704-355-2029
Registrar 704-355-7572
Support 980-458-2468
  • Meg Patchett Interim President Carolinas 

    Meg Patchett
    Interim President

    BA, Butler University
    MA, University of Akron
    PhD, University of Akron

  • Jodie Huffstetler

    Certification: RT (R)
    AAS, Carolinas College of Health Sciences
    BS, University of Central Missouri
    MAEd, University of Phoenix
    EdD, Walden University

  • Jared Smith.

    Jared Smith
    Dean of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management

    BS, BS, BA, College of Charleston
    MS, MS, University of Saint Joseph
    MS, University of Texas Permian Basin
    PhD, University of the Cumberlands

  • Ginger Walker, Chair
    President and CEO
    Avanti Medical Technologies

    • Diploma, Carolinas College of Health Sciences
  • Carole Isom-Barnes, PhD, Vice Chair
    President and Owner
    Xperience Leadership, LLC

    • PhD - Antioch University
    • MA - Queens University of Charlotte
    • BA - Brandeis University
  • Vicki Block
    SVP, Market President, Charlotte Market
    Atrium Health

    • MHA, Xavier University
    • BS, University of Akron
  • Trena Drayton
    COO, Process Automation
    Bank of America

    • MBA - Northwestern University
    • BS - Hampton University
  • Rod Garvin
    Manager, Economic Development Advisory Services
    Ernst & Young

    • MHRD - Clemson University
    • MTS - Hood Theological Seminary
    • BA - UNC-Charlotte
  • Mary Hall, MD
    SVP, Senior Associate Dean, Education and Faculty - Charlotte
    Atrium Health

    • MD - Cornell University
    • BA - State University of New York at Binghamton
  • Phyllis Justus, DNP
    AVP, Enterprise Nursing Services
    Atrium Health

    • DNP - The University of Alabama
    • MSN - UNC-Charlotte
    • BSN - UNC-Chapel Hill
    • BA - Wake Forest University
  • C. Marcus Harris, JD
    Chair Emeritus

    • JD - Duke University
    • MA - University of Arizona
    • AB - Duke University

Faculty & Staff

Various college faculty

Name Position Email
Janice Bellamy Staff Assistants
Jodie Huffstetler Provost
Cathy Jo Long Office Manager
Cheryl Pulliam Institutional Research Coordinator
Name Position Email
Tonquishae Belcher Student Success Coordinator
Audrey Castor Student Success Coordinator
Chris Davenport Learning Technology Specialist
Amy Slack Director of Teaching, Learning, and Technology
Alicia Swackhamer
Instructional Technologist and Developer
Name Position Email
Jodie Huffstetler Provost
  Director, Institutional Advancement and Alumni Relations  
Meg Patchett
Interim President
Jared Smith Dean of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management
Name Position Email
Kendra Felder Staff Accountant
Michele Moore Business Operations Manager
Name Position Email
Cynthia Bean Faculty, Medical Laboratory Science
Melissa Jackson Program Chair
Katherine Lingen Faculty, Medical Laboratory Science
Kelly Shirley Education Coordinator, Specialist in Blood Bank Technology
Tracy Walling Education Coordinator, Histotechnology
Ali Winter Education Coordinator, Phlebotomy
Kimberly Yarborough Faculty, Medical Laboratory Science
Name Position Email
Tonya Adkins Faculty, Math
Claire Belles Faculty, Health and Wellness
Crystal Bencken Education Coordinator, Healthcare Simulation
Michael Bossick Faculty, Sociology
Caroline Ericksen Faculty, Ethics
Carla Hanbury Faculty, Biology
Tracy James Faculty, Microbiology
Stephanie Loomer Faculty, Healthcare Simulation
Saravanan Neelakantan Faculty, Biology
Jennifer Noble Faculty, Healthcare Simulation
Shelley Palmer Faculty, English
Andrea Phronebarger Program Chair
Melissa Reid Faculty, Math
Cassandra Sanders Faculty, Communication
Name Position Email
Lee Braswell Program Chair
Name Position Email
Lee Braswell Program Chair
Name Position Email
Erika Land Program Chair
Name Position Email
Cherice Avila Faculty, ADN
Cynthia Beesley Faculty, ADN
Carmelle Belizaire Education Coordinator, Nurse Aide
Jane Binetti Faculty, ADN
Megan Brazelton Faculty, ADN
Trish Campbell Faculty, ADN
Ashley Cloninger Faculty, ADN
Carol Cook Faculty, ADN
Kerri Czaja Faculty, ADN
Rodney Duke Faculty, ADN
Annette Fraley Faculty, BSN
Tracy Hayes Program Chair, BSN
Diahanne Holandez Faculty, ADN
Caroline Hosseini Faculty, ADN
Gena Johnson Faculty, Nurse Aide
Dina Khentigan Faculty, ADN
Rachael King Faculty, ADN
Tina Lamberta Faculty, ADN
Andrea Linthicum Faculty, ADN
Marisa Mann Faculty, ADN
McKenzie Masters Faculty, ADN
Tonya May Faculty, ADN; Faculty, Nurse Aide
Jackie Meunier Faculty, ADN
Emily Mosko Faculty, ADN
Sharran Penny Learning Resource Specialist
Courtney Rosenthal Faculty, ADN
Sherena Samuel Faculty, ADN
Sarah Scibetta Faculty, ADN
Amy Smith Program Chair, ADN
Vivian Stamps Adjunct Faculty, ADN; Faculty, BSN
Savannah Thompson Adjunct Faculty, ADN
Bridget Tieben Faculty, ADN
Caroline Wrisley Faculty, ADN
Name Position Email
Nichole Bohannon Clinical Coordinator
Lee Braswell Program Chair
Beverly Martin Faculty
Name Position Email
Alisha Jones Program Chair
Mackenzie Mullis Faculty
Laura Reynolds Clinical Coordinator


Name Position Email
Jared Smith Student Affairs and Enrollment Management


Name Position Email
Brianna Hunter Coordinator, Admissions and Recruitment
Jennifer Abbey Associate Director, Admissions and Recruitment
Mindi Miller Director, Admissions and Recruitment
Adrian Moore Coordinator, Admissions and Recruitment
Tomeka Porter Admission Specialist
Gail Simpson Admission Specialist

Financial Aid

Name Position Email
Nicole Monteiro Associate Director,Financial Aid
Justin Pichey Director, Financial Aid
Paris Walker Financial Aid Counselor

Registrar/Student Records

Name Position Email
Ta'Kia Howze Director, Student Records and Information Management (Registrar)
Andre Grant Associate Registrar

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