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School of Nursing and Health Studies

Nursing Faculty and Staff

Chair

Dr. Rose Knapp, DNP, RN, APN-C

Chair of the Department of Nursing
Associate Professor
Director of the MSN Program and Coordinator of the Nurse Practitioner Program

Full-time Faculty

Cira Fraser, Ph.D., RN, ACNS-BC

Professor
Co-Director of the DNP program
Graduate Faculty

Beth Gough

Specialist Professor
Nursing Skills Lab Coordinator

Laura Jannone, Ed.D., RN, NJ-CSN, FNASN

Associate Professor, Graduate Faculty
Coordinator of the School Nurse Program
First Year Advisor

Barbara Ann Johnston, Ph.D., RN, CNE

Professor
Hess Chair in Nursing Education

Cheryl Leiningen, DNP, RN, APN-C

Assistant Professor
Scholar, Edmond J. Safra Visiting Nurse Faculty Program at the Parkinson's Disease Foundation

Colleen Manzetti, DNP, RN, CNE, CNLCP

Assistant Professor
Co-Director, DNP Program
Coordinator Nurse Educator Program

Sue Polito, RN, MSN, ANP-C, GNP-C

Specialist Professor
Service Learning Faculty Fellow
Nursing Department Advising Coordinator

Joan Raso, MSN, RN, CHSE

Specialist Professor
Nursing Faculty Specialist

Staff

Michelle Geraldi

Office Coordinator