Meet the Faculty of the Leach College of Nursing


picture of Dean for Leach College of Nursing, Carol Wilson

Carol J. Wilson, Ph.D., APN, FNP-BC
Professor; Dean of the College of Nursing







picture of Annette Mattea

Annette Mattea, DNP, R.N., APN/CCNS, CNE
Associate Professor







picture of Susan D. Thompson

Susan D. Thompson, DNP, ACNS-BC
Assistant Professor; Assistant Dean of Graduate Nursing







picture of Director of Doctor of Nursing Practice, Deena Nardi

Deena Nardi, Ph.D., PMHCNS-BC, FAAN
Professor; Director of Doctor of Nursing Practice








Theresa E. Towle, DNP, FNP-BC, CNRN
Assistant Professor; Director of Family Nurse Practitioner Program







picture of Professor Debra Bacharz

Debra Bacharz, Ph.D., MSN, R.N.
Professor; Nursing Education Leader







picture of Ashley Hasselbring

Ashley Hasselbring







picture of Lori Jones

Lori Jones MSN, R.N., CPNP







picture of Karen A. McDermott

Karen A. McDermott, MSN, R.N.







picture of Lynnann Murphy

Lynnann Murphy, M.N., R.N.







picture of Chris Nordick

Chris Nordick, DNP, APN, FNP-BC
Assistant Professor







picture of Bertha Paul

Bertha Paul, DNP, MSN, R.N. 
Assistant Professor







picture of Mario Paulino

Mario Paulino, MSN, R.N.







picture of Terri Reyes

Terri Reyes, DNP, RN-BC, CNE, AH-CNS
Assistant Professor







picture of Susan Stowe

Susan Stowe, Ph.D., MSN
Assistant Professor, Nursing Administration Leader







picture of Deborah Terrell

Deborah Terrell, Ph.D., R.N., APN, FNP-BC
Associate Professor







picture of Kate Weigel

Kate Weigel, M.S., R.N., GCNS
Assistant Professor








Samantha Whiteaker, MSN, R.N., RNC-OB, CNE







picture of Jennifer Wills-Savoia

Jennifer Wills-Savoia, MSN, R.N.
Instructor; Clinical Simulation and Learning Specialist







Melinda Kuzmicki, BSN, R.N.
Nursing Skills Lab Coordinator







picture of Geri Brent

Geri Brent
Office Manager







picture of Jennilyn Ruhaak

Jennilyn Ruhaak
Graduate Program Administrative Assistant