Education: BSN and MSN, Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, Mo.;
Ph.D., St. Louis University, St. Louis, Mo.
Certification/Focus: CNE (Certified Nurse Educator), Community Health
Professional Organizations: Association of Community Health Nursing Educators; Lambda Theta Chapter – Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society, Lambda Theta Chapter; Reflexology Association of America
Rank: Assistant Professor
Other: Dr. Sappington takes students to Africa for an Independent Studies course. She has also traveled to Croatia and Africa as part of health-related missions trips. As part of an international course she developed, she will be taking students to Swaziland. Certified in Reflexology, Dr. Sappington practices at Fitness Plus at St. Francis Medical Center. She and her husband live in Jackson. They have two married daughters.