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Colleen Manzetti, DNP, RN, CNE

Assistant Professor

DNP Academic Liaison

DNP, Samford University

MSN, Monmouth University

BSN, Rutgers/Cook College

Office: McAllan Hall , Room 19C

Phone: 732-923-4550



Dr. Colleen Manzetti is an assistant professor at Monmouth University, School of Nursing & Health Studies. Previously she was the Interim Dean for the School of Nursing at Ocean County College. Dr. Manzetti received a Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP) from Sanford University, Alabama in June 2011. Her doctoral research focused on the value of collaboration in nursing education; sharing simulation resources. She is alumni from Monmouth University receiving a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) in May 2008.

In 2008 Dr. Manzetti received her certification by the National League for Nursing as a certified nurse educator (CNE). Dr. Manzetti has extensive experience working for Fortune 500 insurance companies as a managed care expert. She currently acts as a consultant to attorneys and insurance companies focusing on life care planning for individuals with catastrophic injuries and illnesses. Dr. Manzetti also serves as an expert witness on these topics in multiple states.

Professional Associations:

Member, Sigma Theta Tau International

Member, New Jersey State Nurses Association

Member, American Nurses Association

Member, America Association of Nurse Life Care Planners

Member, Association of Rehabilitation Nurses