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Faculty & Staff

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.
Choose Employment if you’re interested in joining their ranks.

Kim Amer
Kim Amer
  • Interim Director, School of Nursing, Associate Professor, Nursing
  • School of Nursing
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Elizabeth Aquino
Elizabeth Aquino
  • Associate Director, Master's Entry to Nursing Program; Assistant Professor, Nursing
  • School of Nursing
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Donna Badowski
Donna Badowski
  • Associate Director, RN to MS Program; Assistant Professor, Nursing
  • School of Nursing
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Rebecca Barron
Rebecca Barron
  • Clinical Assistant Professor
  • School of Nursing
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Angel Butron
Angel Butron
  • Clinical Assistant Professor
  • School of Nursing
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Alison DiValerio
Alison DiValerio
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Site Coordinator at Rosalind Franklin
  • School of Nursing
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Linda A. Graf
Linda A. Graf
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Nursing
  • School of Nursing
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Ronald Graf
Ronald Graf
  • Associate Director, Doctor of Nursing Practice Program; Clinical Associate Professor, Nursing
  • School of Nursing
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Barbara Harris
Barbara Harris
  • Associate Professor, Nursing
  • School of Nursing
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Karyn Holm
Karyn Holm
  • Professor Emeritus, Vincent DePaul Professor
  • School of Nursing
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Jennifer Jackson
Jennifer Jackson
  • Clinical Assistant Professor
  • School of Nursing
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Paula N. Kagan
Paula N. Kagan
  • Professor Emerita
  • School of Nursing
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Lauren L. Kemp
Lauren L. Kemp
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Nursing
  • School of Nursing
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Christina Lattner
Christina Lattner
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Nursing
  • School of Nursing
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Young-Me Lee
Young-Me Lee
  • Associate Professor, Vincent DePaul Professor, Nursing
  • School of Nursing
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Daniel Mead
Daniel Mead
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Coordinator of the Simulation Laboratory
  • School of Nursing
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Michelle Neuman
Michelle Neuman
  • Clinical Assistant Professor
  • School of Nursing
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Dorothy Otremba
Dorothy Otremba
  • Clinical Assistant Professor
  • School of Nursing
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Raegan Quandt
Raegan Quandt
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Nursing
  • School of Nursing
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Ian Rios
Ian Rios
  • Clinical Assistant Lecturer, Nursing
  • School of Nursing
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Sheila Flynn Robbins
Sheila Flynn Robbins
  • Clinical Assistant Professor
  • School of Nursing
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Bernadette Roche
Bernadette Roche
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Nursing
  • School of Nursing
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Pam Schwartz
Pam Schwartz
  • Director, NorthShore HealthSystem School of Nurse Anesthesia
  • School of Nursing
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Shannon Simonovich
Shannon Simonovich
  • Assistant Professor
  • School of Nursing
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Roxanne Spurlark
Roxanne Spurlark
  • Associate Director of Advanced Practice Nursing Education Program
  • School of Nursing
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Joseph D. Tariman
Joseph D. Tariman
  • Co-Director for the DNP Program
  • School of Nursing
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Kashica Webber-Ritchey
Kashica Webber-Ritchey
  • Assistant Professor, Nursing
  • School of Nursing
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