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  School of Nursing 2021-2023 Administration and Faculty Advanced Nursing Practice Faculty  

Advanced Nursing Practice Faculty

Suzan Ahmad, Ph.D., Arizona; M.S.N., Texas Tech; B.S.N., Jordan University of Science and Technology; R.N.

Nursing informatics; health informatics; systems implementation and optimization; artificial intelligence; clinical decision support; mobile health; computer simulation.

Maureen McCartney Anderson, D.N.P., Rutgers; M.S.N., UMDNJ; B.S.N., R.N., Georgetown; CRNA/APN-Anesthesia

Nurse anesthesia; simulation; professional advocacy

Sharon Anderson, D.N.P., La Salle; M.S.N., Pennsylvania

Neonatology; pediatrics; pediatric genetics; newborn screening; inborn errors of metabolism

Amita Avadhani, Ph.D., Grand Canyon University; D.N.P., UMDNJ; M.S.N., Seton Hall; M.A., Annamalai University (India); B.S.N., Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (India); CNE, DCC, ACNP-BC, NP-C, CCRN, FAANP, FCCM

Probiotics; infectious disease prevention; critical care; end-of-life care; nursing education and simulation; quality of work life

Irina Beneson, D.N.P., Rutgers; M.S.N., UMDNJ; M.A., Pedagogical Institute (Russia); R.N.; CEN

Hypertension; systematic reviews

Edna Cadmus, Ph.D., Adelphi (New York); M.A., Teachers College, Columbia; B.S.N., William Paterson; NEA-BC, FAAN
Leadership; workforce solutions; community engagement; nurse residency programs

Barbara Caldwell, Ph.D., Seton Hall; M.S.N., Pennsylvania; M.A., New York; B.S., Rutgers

Sleep; vulnerable families; PTSD; integrated behavioral health care

Lori Cogan, D.N.P., Columbia; M.S.N., Seton Hall; B.S.N., Syracuse; DCC, ACNP-BC, ANP-BC, WCC, CCTC
Gastroenterology; hepatology; liver transplantation; adult medicine; and post-surgical care

Mary DiGiulio, D.N.P., UMDNJ; M.S.N., B.S.N., Fairleigh Dickinson; ANP-BC, GNP-BC and NHDP-BC
Primary care; practice operations; health care finance; gerontology; mentoring; academic practice partnership

Caroline Dorsen, Ph.D., B.S. New York; M.S.N., Yale; B.A., California (Berkeley); Post-Doc New York University Clinical and Translational Science Institute, Division of Population Health; FNP-BC
Social justice and health; social determinants; LGBTQ+ health disparities; substance use

Monina Franco-Tantuico, M.S.N., St. Elizabeth; B.S.N., New York; BSMT, College of the Holy Spirit (Manila), R.N., CNE
Simulation-based nursing education; human simulation; adult critical care nursing

Gerti E. Heider, Ph.D., Walden; M.S.N., Seton Hall; R.N., B.S.N., College of St. Elizabeth

Gerontology; adult health; sexuality in older women; HIV in older adults; chronic diseases

Aline Holmes, D.N.P., Rutgers; M.S.N., Catholic University of America; B.S.N. Massachusetts; R.N.
Quality and patient safety; reducing harm; advance care planning; population health

Melinda L. Jenkins, Ph.D., Pennsylvania; M.S., F.N.P., B.S.N., Missouri (Columbia)

Clinical and consumer informatics; data quality; primary care; access to care; quality of care

Mary Kamienski, Ph.D., M.S., F.N.P., Rutgers; R.N., B.A. (Nursing), Kean; ENP, FAEN, FAAN
Emergency care; gun violence; injury prevention; emergency department use; primary care, DNP projects: leadership; suffering

Jeffrey Kwong, D.N.P., Colorado (Denver); M.S., California (San Francisco); M.P.H., California (Los Angeles), FAAN
HIV; aging; LGBT health

Thomas Loveless, Ph.D, Wisconsin (Milwaukee); M.S.N., B.S.N., Thomas Jefferson; AAHIVS

Adult health; HIV, sexually transmitted infections; stigma in health care; health care engagement for vulnerable populations

Donna Mangione, M.S.N., Pennsylvania; B.S.N., Cornell

Nurse midwifery; women's health; breastfeeding; urogynecology

Michael McLaughlin, D.N.P., Rutgers; M.S.N., UMDNJ; B.S.N., R.N., Seton Hall; APN/CRNA
Pediatric anesthesia emergence delirium; neuro anesthesia total IV anesthesia for neuro monitoring; advanced airway management; mentorship

Laura Mularz, D.N.P. Rutgers; M.S.N., B.S.N., Seton Hall; RN, APN ACNS-BC, NE-BC CRRN

Transformational leadership; data-driven decision-making; nurse mentoring

Barbara A. Niedz, Ph.D., M.S., R.N.-B.S.N., Rutgers; CPHQ

Quality improvement; educational processes that lead to ANCC CNE accreditation; quantitative research methods applied to the DNP project; total population health for nurse practitioners; adult preventive, acute, and chronic illness management

Thomas Pallaria, D.N.P., Rutgers; M.S., Columbia; R.N., B.S., Fairleigh Dickinson; B.S., Pittsburgh; APN/CRNA

Perioperative delirium; post-operative nausea/vomiting; interdisciplinary collaboration; wellness in the anesthesia community; mentorship

Kathleen Patusky, Ph.D., Michigan (Ann Arbor); M.A., National; R.N., B.S.N., Connecticut

Mental health; relatedness, sense of belonging, reciprocity; aging; nursing theory

Melanie Percy, Ph.D., South Carolina; M.S.N., Seton Hall; B.S., Old Dominion; R.N., Touro Infirmary

Poverty; trauma and resilience in children; qualitative methods with children; child development; global health and capacity building

Sallie Porter, Ph.D., New Jersey Institute of Technology/Rutgers/UMDNJ; D.N.P., UMDNJ; Post-Master's Certificate, Seton Hall; M.S., Rutgers; B.S.N., Georgetown; CPNP, Pediatric Nursing Certification Board; PED-BC, Pediatric Nursing; American Nurses Credentialing Center

Infants and young children with health, developmental, and social challenges; determinants of health

Kimberly Prado, D.N.P., M.S.N., UMDNJ; R.N., B.S.N. Alfred University (New York); APN
Cardiology; lipidology; integrative health

Margaret Quinn, D.N.P., Rutgers; M.S.N., Pennsylvania; R.N., B.S.N., Seton Hall; CPNP, CNE

Pediatrics; childhood obesity; vaccination safety

Darcel Reyes, Ph.D., CUNY Graduate Center; M.S., Hunter College; R.N., B.S., College of New Rochelle

HIV; aging; health literacy; substance abuse and addiction treatment; global health; vulnerable populations

Mamilda Robinson, D.N.P., M.S.N., Rutgers; R.N., B.S.N., Pennsylvania; APN; PMHNP-BC

Medication compliance in patients with mental illness; PTSD in perinatal loss; lifestyle modification in prediabetic adults with mental illness

Suzanne Salamanca, M.S.N., Rutgers; B.S.N., Thomas Edison State; APRN

Integrated behavioral health and primary care of adults; marginalized populations; mentorship; collaborative care models

Robyn Schafer, M.S.N., Yale, Ed.M., Boston; CNM, IBCLC, CNE, FACNM

Midwifery; women's health; risk assessment; decision-making; evidence-based practice; patient-centered care

Karen Schill, D.N.P., Rutgers; B.S.N., Hartwick; APN-C, FNP-BC, ENP-C, CEN, CFRN, NREMT-P

Emergency care; mobile integrated health; injury prevention; trauma

Mary Stachowiak, D.N.P., Rutgers; M.S.N., UMDNJ; B.S.N., Ramapo; CNL

Clinical nurse leadership (CNL); quality; project implementation

Tracy Vitale, D.N.P., Rutgers; M.S.N., Phoenix; B.S.N., The College of New Jersey; RNC-OB; C-EFM; NE-BC

Leadership; mentoring; obstetrics; DNP projects

Suzanne Willard, Ph.D., Drexel; M.S.N., Pennsylvania; R.N., B.S.N., La Salle; FAAN

Global health; HIV; quality improvement
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