Experts to help you succeed.

You expect our faculty members to have extensive clinical and research experience, and they do. What may surprise you is how passionate they are about teaching and how dedicated they are to your success. They’re easy to reach outside of class. They’ve been in your shoes—several of them changed careers to become nurses. They’ve had more experience helping adults become nurses than any other program in the region. Their effectiveness is evident; our graduates consistently pass the NCLEX-RN at higher rates than the national average. 
 

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Our faculty members’ long-term professional relationships in the metropolitan area ensure that you’ll have insightful and rewarding clinical experiences. You can count on them to do more than know your name. Your advisor will be a full-time faculty member. As your research interests become clear, you’ll be matched with a faculty member who shares them. 
 
Browse the bios to see who you’ll be studying with. 
 
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Kim Amer 

Associate Professor, Nursing
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Ellen Chiocca 

Clinical Assistant Professor, Nursing
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Bill Cody 

Director, School of Nursing; Professor, Nursing
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Elizabeth Florez 

Assistant Professor, Nursing
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Linda A. Graf 

Assistant Clinical Professor, Nursing
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Ronald Graf 

Associate Director, Doctorate of Nursing Practice Program; Clinical Associate Professor, Nursing
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Barbara Harris 

Assistant Professor, Nursing
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Karyn Holm 

Professor Emeritus, Nursing; Vincent de Paul Professor
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Erin Irwin 

Visiting Instructor, Nursing; Coordinator of Clinical Placements
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Paula Kagan 

Associate Professor, Nursing
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Karen Larimer 

Assistant Professor, Nursing
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Young-Me Lee 

Assistant Professor, Nursing
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Larry J. Maturin 

Clinical Assistant Professor, Nursing
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Tamara Poole 

Clinical Assistant Professor, Nursing
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Bernadette Roche 

Adjunct Associate Professor, Nursing
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Kathleen Rylance 

Assistant Professor, Nursing
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Mona Shattell 

Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development; Associate Professor, Nursing; Associate Professor, Community Psychology
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Matthew Sorenson 

Associate Director, Master's Entry to Nursing Practice Program; Associate Professor, Nursing
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Joseph Tariman 

Assistant Professor, Nursing
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Jane Tarnow 

Clinical Associate Professor, Nursing
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Lori Thuente 

Assistant Director for Rosalind Franklin Site; Assistant Professor, Nursing
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