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Health Sciences

Housed in the state-of-the-art Dr. William R. Patterson Health Sciences Center with instructors dedicated to student success and quality health sciences training, Texarkana College’s Health Sciences programs are equipped with the latest technology for our future community caregivers. The Texarkana region is a healthcare hub, supplying two hospitals, numerous medical offices, private emergency rooms, and long-term care facilities.

Health Sciences Nursing student in lab

Welcome Letter

Welcome to the Health Sciences Division at Texarkana College. The faculty, staff, and I are dedicated to improving lives by educating health care professionals to serve the residents of our community. We offer several certificate and degree programs in high demand fields with excellent job opportunities. You are welcome to stop by and tour our skills and simulation labs and learn more about the admission process. We hope to see you soon!

Courtney Shoalmire

Preceptor Program

Learn about our nursing preceptor program.

Faculty

Courtney Shoalmire

Dean of Health Sciences

Lisa Carver

Vocational Nursing

Tammy Cochran

Pharmacy Technology Program Coordinator

Letha Colquitt

Associate Degree Nursing Program Coordinator

Kelsie Dragoescu

Skills Lab Coordinator & Associate Degree Nursing

Shannon Duke

Associate Degree Nursing

Michelle Forgy

Associate Degree Nursing

Krystle Welch

Associate Degree Nursing

Julie Henderson

Associate Degree Nursing

Renee Jones

Associate Degree Nursing

Tara Lamm

Associate Degree Nursing

Lindsey West

Associate Degree Nursing

Kellie Morse

Associate Degree Nursing

Katelyn Park

Associate Degree Nursing

Kimberly Penny

Associate Degree Nursing

Melissa Pounds

Associate Degree Nursing

Lisa Quinnelly

Vocational Nursing

Kimberly Randles

Vocational Nursing

Shuntane Reaves-Dean

Vocational Nursing

Cyndy Rider

EMT Paramedic

Cynthia Smith

Associate Degree Nursing

Karah Smith

Associate Degree Nursing

Karen Tyl

Vocational Nursing Program Coordinator

Cheryl Waloshin

Vocational Nursing

Blaine Jones

EMT/Paramedic Program Coordinator

Karen Holt

Health Sciences Enrollment Specialist

Linda Arnold

Administrative Assistant