Board of Directors

ISPN Governing Board of Directors and Leadership Team

Officers • Directors 

2019-2020 Officers

Vicki Hines-Martin, PhD, PMHCNS, RN, FAAN
Professor & Director, Office of Health Disparities & Community Engagement 
School of Nursing
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY
E: [email protected]


Deborah Johnson, DNP, PMHNP-BC

Associate Health Sciences Clinical Professor
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
P: 916-947-1740
E: [email protected]


TREASURER (2019-2021)
Shawn Gallagher, PhD, PMHNP-BC, PMHCNS-BC, FNP-BC
Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ
P: 210-380-2107
E: [email protected]


Steven Pryjmachuk, PhD PGDipEd RN (Mental Health) CPsychol SFHEA
School of Nursing, Midwifery & Social Work
The University of Manchester
Manchester, UK M13 9PL
P: +44 (0) 161 306 7859
E: [email protected]

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Julie Bertram, RN, MSN, Phd(c)PMHCNS-BC
University of Missouri - St. Louis
St. Louis, MO 63103
P: 314-516-8612
E: [email protected]


DIRECTOR (2019-2021)
Ukamaka M. Oruche, PHD, RN, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN
Associate Professor of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing
Indiana University School of Nursing
600 Barhill Drive, Indianapolis IN 46202
P: 317-278-0748
E: [email protected]

Ukamaka M. Oruche, PHD, RN, PMHCNS-BC


ISPN Executive Director, Ex Officio
Jessica Retzlaff
2424 American Lane
Madison, WI 53704
P: 608-443-2463 ext. 153
E: [email protected]