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Graduate School-Camden
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Scholastic Standing
School of Social Work: Master of Social Work (M.S.W.) Program
Divisions of the University
Camden Newark New Brunswick/Piscataway
  Camden Graduate Catalog 2016-2018 School of Nursing-Camden Faculty  


Rutgers School of Nursing-Camden faculty are recognized experts in their fields of study and clinical practice who are committed to motivating students and to fostering their academic success. These dedicated mentors model resilience and encourage our students to identify-- and surpass--their academic and career goals. For a current, complete list of our faculty, visit

Deans and Program Directors

Marie O'Toole, Ed.D., R.N., FAAN, Senior Associate Dean, Academic and Faculty Affairs and Professor

Claudia Beckmann, Ph.D., R.N., WHNP, BC, CNM, Associate Dean, Graduate and Professional Programs and Professor

Elizabeth Scannell-Desch, Ph.D., R.N., OCNS, Associate Dean, Baccalaureate Programs

Margaret Avallone, D.N.P., R.N., CCRN, Director, Traditional Baccalaureate Program and Assistant Professor

Janice Beitz, Ph.D., R.N., CS, CNOR, CWOCN, CRNP, APNC, FAAN, ANEF, Director, Wound Ostomy Continence Nursing (WOCNEP) and Professor

Jo Ann Catanzaro, M.S.N., R.N., CS, CWOCN, DAPWCA, Adjunct Faculty, WOCNEP Codirector

Lynne Borucki, Ph.D., R.N., RNC-OB, Program Director of Special Projects and Clinical Associate Professor

Renee Cantwell, D.N.P., R.N., CNE, CPHQ, Director, Accelerated Baccalaureate in Nursing Program and Assistant Professor

Michael Clark, Dr.N.P., R.N., APN, AGPCNP-BC, DCC Director, DNP Program - Adult Gerontology and Clinical Assistant Professor

Sharon Conway, M.S.N., R.N., CSN-NJ, Director, School Nurse Certification Program

Patricia Sayers, D.N.P., R.N., Director, R.N. to B.S. Program and Assistant Professor

Robert Scoloveno, Ph.D., R.N., CCRN Director, Clinical Simulation Labs and Assistant Professor


Golden, Ph.D., Professor

Robinson, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN, Professor, Founding Dean

Wallinger, J.D., B.S.N., R.N., Clinical Professor, Nursing and Clinical Professor, Law

Associate Professors

Atkins, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN, Associate Professor

Ayres, Ph.D., R.N., Associate Professor

Jerome-D'Emilia, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.N., Associate Professor

Suplee, Ph.D., RNC-OB, Associate Professor

Assistant Professors and Instructors

Ji-Young An, Ph.D., M.P.H., Assistant Professor

Rahshida Atkins, Ph.D., R.N.,
APN-C, Assistant Professor

Kathleen Jackson, D.N.P., R.N., APRN, BC-ADM, Assistant Professor

Terri-Ann Kelly, Ph.D., M.S.N., R.N., Assistant Professor

Sheila Linz, Ph.D., R.N., PMHNP-NP, Assistant Professor

Susan Norris, Ph.D., R.N., Assistant Professor

Staci Pacetti, Pharm.D., Assistant Professor

Nancy Pontes, Ph.D., R.N., APN, FNP-BC, DRCC, Assistant Professor

Katherine Prihoda, D.N.P., M.S.N., R.N., APN, Assistant Professor

Jeanann Sousou, D.N.P., R.N., CNM-FA, Assistant Professor

Wanda Williams, Ph.D., R.N., WHNP-BC, Assistant Professor

Mary Wunnenberg, Ed.D., M.S.N., R.N., CNE, Assistant Professor

Cresse, D.N.P., M.S.N., R.N., APRN-BC, Clinical Assistant Professor

Kevin Emmons, Dr.N.P., R.N., AGPCNP-BC, CWCN, DAPWCA, Clinical Assistant Professor

Angela Kelly, D.N.P., R.N., APN, WHNP-BC, RNC-OB, Clinical Assistant Professor

Wassel, D.N.P., R.N., NP-C, GNP-BC, Clinical Assistant Professor

Saffold, M.S.N., R.N., Post-Master's Nursing Education Clinical Instructor
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