Department Directory

Directory

Below you will find information about how to contact our department faculty members and staff. Each faculty member has a link to a profile page with more information. 

Department leadership 

Elizabeth Speakman


Senior Associate Dean, Nursing
Chief Executive Nurse
 302-831-0655

Jennifer Graber


Associate Dean of Academic Affairs & Practice Initiatives
Associate Professor
 302-831-8394

391 McDowell Hall

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Heiddy DiGregorio


Director, Simulation and Interprofessional Education
Pediatric Simulation Specialist
Assistant Professor
 302-831-4162

207 & 321 McDowell Hall

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Katie Haigh


Interim Director of Graduate Programs
Assistant Professor
 302-831-3749

323 McDowell Hall

Jennifer L. Saylor


Associate Dean, Faculty and Student Affairs
Associate Professor
 302-831-8196

387 McDowell Hall

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Catherine Heilferty


Director of Outcomes & Accreditation
Assistant Professor
 302-831-0483

345B McDowell Hall

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Sandra Nolan


Interim Director of Undergraduate Programs
Assistant Professor
 302-831-4050

317 McDowell Hall

Department Faculty Members 

Melinda Acevedo


Instructor
 302-831-6934

329 McDowell Hall

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Kathleen Brewer-Smyth


Professor
 302-831-8382

319 McDowell Hall

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Lauren Covington


Assistant Professor
 302-831-4725

339 Tower at STAR

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Christine DiPaolo


Instructor
 302-831-8513

Sharon Dudley-Brown


Professor
 302-831-3461

383 McDowell Hall

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Amy Hagstrom


Director, Global Initiatives CHS
Professor
 302-831-6732

385 McDowell Hall

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Bethany A. Hall-Long


Professor
 302-831-8362

339 McDowell Hall

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Jenny Hughes


Instructor
 302-831-0655

Xiaopeng Ji


Associate Professor
 302-831-3086

334 Tower at STAR

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Taneshia Lacy


Instructor
 302-831-8391

311 McDowell Hall

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Katherine E. McDaniel


Clinical Instructor
 302-831-2972

Megan Roth


Instructor
 302-831-6059

305 McDowell Hall

Kathleen Schell


Associate Professor
 302-831-8366

355 McDowell Hall

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Joanne Creasy Thomas


Associate Instructor, Simulation Laboratory
 302-831-4162

207 McDowell Hall

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Regina Sims Wright


Associate Dean, Diversity & Inclusion, CHS
Professor
 302-831-8364

720 Tower at STAR 

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Caren Coffy-McCormick


Assistant Professor
 302-831-2350

365 McDowell Hall

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Susan Conaty-Buck


Assistant Professor
 302-831-7375

363 McDowell Hall

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Michelle DePhillips


Assistant Professor
 302-831-8279

315 McDowell Hall

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Nicole Donahue


Instructor
 302-831-2593

207 McDowell Hall

Beatrice Gaynor


Associate Professor
 302-831-8365

343 Tower at STAR

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Christine K. Hanna-Ronald


Instructor
 302-831-8166

307 McDowell Hall

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Christine Hoch


Assistant Professor
 302-831-8601

333 Tower at STAR

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Pia L. Inguito


Assistant Professor
 302-831-2033

367 McDowell Hall

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Jennifer Korkosz


Associate Professor
 302-831-1592

337 McDowell Hall

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Jessica Madiraca


Associate Instructor
 302-831-8361

309 McDowell Hall

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Nicole Moody


Associate Instructor
 302-831-0482

333 McDowell Hall

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Donna Ruelens-Trinkaus


Assistant Professor
 302-831-3321

331 McDowell Hall

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Ju Young Shin


Associate Professor
 302-831-8396

341 Tower at STAR

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Amanda Watson


Assistant Professor
 302-831-2539

325 McDowell Hall

Amanda Young


Clinical Instructor
 302-831-0491

335 McDowell Hall

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Heather Adams


Clinical Coordination Administrative Assistant
 302-831-8046

354 McDowell Hall

James Burget


Simulation Operations Specialist
 302-831-3939

211 McDowell Hall

Abby Dooling


Clinical Program Assistant
 302-831-0488

356 McDowell Hall

Zachary Jackson


Academic Advisor II
 302-831-3012

377 McDowell Hall

Melissa Minor-Brown


Director of Clinical Operations and External Relations
 302-831-6918

369 McDowell Hall

Jennifer Shearer


Undergraduate Clinical Coordinator
 302-831-0373

373 McDowell Hall

Jenna Appleby


Administrative Assistant Simulation Laboratory
 302-831-1473

207 McDowell Hall

Julie Cargill


Administrative Assistant
 302-831-0371

345 McDowell Hall

Tiffany Heiger


Business Administrator II
 302-831-8397

359 McDowell Hall

Barry Janney


Simulation Operations Manager
Certified Healthcare Simulation Operations Specialist
 302-831-6844

327 McDowell Hall

Amy Ramos


Clinical Coordination Administrative Assistant
 302-831-2566

354 McDowell Hall

Kathy Sorace-Altieri


Administrative Assistant III
 302-831-0655

345C McDowell Hall

Shayla Crawford-Hymon


Academic Advisor II
 302-831-1786

375 McDowell Hall

Benjamin Huenecke


Administrative Specialist
 302-831-4095

357 McDowell Hall

Marian Lucas


Academic Program Coordinator
 302-831-8386

349 McDowell Hall

Monica Scott


Graduate Clinical Coordinator
 302-831-2517

371 McDowell Hall

Marsha Welch


Administrative Assistant
 302-831-4101

207 & 350 McDowell Hall

Name Title
Karen M. Avino Assistant Professor
Linda Bucher Professor Emerita
Pamela Butler Professor Emerita
Thomas L. Hardie, EdD, PMHCNS-BS, NP Professor
Evelyn (Lyn) R. Hayes Professor Emerita
Judith (Judy) W. Herrman Professor Emerita
Paula Klemm Professor Emerita
Madeline Lambrecht Professor Emerita
Lisa McBeth, RN, MSN Instructor/Coordinator
Betty J. Paulanka Professor Emerita
Carolee Polek, PhD, AOCNS, BMTCN Professor Emerita
Larry Purnell Professor Emeritus
Veronica F. Rempusheski Jeanne K. Buxbaum
Professor Emerita
Kathleen A. Riley-Lawless, PhD, RN, PNP-BS Assistant Professor
Janice A. Selekman, DNSc, RN, NCSN, FNASN Professor Emerita
Donna M. Szewczyk Instructor
Wayne F. Voelmeck Assistant Professor
Gail H. Wade, PhD, RN Associate Professor Emeritus
Julie K. Waterhouse Associate Professor
Erlinda C. Wheeler Associate Professor Emerita