School Directory

Administration

Meredith Kazer, PhD, APRN, FAAN
Dean

Audrey Beauvais, DNP, MBA, MSN, RN
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies

Suzanne Chaplik, PhD, RN
Assistant Dean

Kim Oliver, PhD, LCSW
Director, Undergraduate Social Work

Jessica Planas, PhD, RN, MPH, CHES
Director, Undergraduate Public Health

Carole A. Pomarico, MSN, RN, MA
Director, Adult Programs

Linda Roney EdD, RN-BC, CPEN, CNE​
Director, Undergraduate Nursing Program

Joyce M. Shea, DNSc, APRN, PMHCNS-BC
Associate Dean for Graduate Studies

Specialty Track Coordinators

Jaclyn Conelius, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, CCDS, FHRS
Family Nurse Practitioner

Sally Gerard, DNP, RN, CDE
Nursing Leadership

Jenna LoGiudice, PhD, CNM
Nurse Midwifery

Nancy A. Moriber, PhD, CRNA, MS, APRN
Nurse Anesthesia

Kathleen Wheeler, PhD, APRN, FAAN
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Faculty

Hilary Bartholomay
Visiting Assistant Professor of Nursing
BS, DNP, Fairfield University

Susan Bartos
Assistant Professor of Nursing
BSN, Moravian College
PhD, University of Connecticut

Cynthia Bautista
Associate Professor of Nursing
BSN, Salem State College
MSN, Louisiana State University
PhD, University of Rhode Island

Audrey Beauvais
Associate Dean and Associate Professor of Nursing
BSN, Fairfield University
MBA, MSN, Sacred Heart University
DNP, Case Western Reserve University
 

Steven Belmont
Assistant Professor of Nursing, BHAA
BSN, DNP, Fairfield University
MSN, Fairfield University and Bridgeport Hospital Nurse Anesthesia Program

David Bogen
Clinical Coordinator for Nurse Anesthesia Program, BHAA
BSN, University of Bridgeport
MS, Southern Connecticut State University

Karen Burrows
Assistant Professor of the Practice of Nursing
BS, Quinnipiac University
DNP, MSN, Sacred Heart University

Suzanne Chaplik
Assistant Dean
Assistant Professor of the Practice of Nursing

BSN, Molloy College
MSN, University of Connecticut
PhD, University of Utah

Jaclyn Conelius
FNP Track Coordinator
Associate Professor of Nursing

BS, Fairfield University
MSN, Yale University
PhD, University of Connecticut

Laura Conklin
Instructor of Nursing, VANAP
BSN, University of Connecticut
MSN, St. Joseph's College

Karen Corcoran
Visiting Assistant Professor of Nursing
BSN, DNP, Fairfield University

Christa Esposito
Assistant Professor of Nursing
BSN, Western Connecticut State University
MS, Stony Brook University
DNP, Fairfield University

Sally O'Toole Gerard
Leadership Track Coordinator
Associate Professor of Nursing

BS, Pace University
MSN, College of New Rochelle
DNP, Case Western University

Danielle Hall
Visiting Assistant Professor of Nursing
BSN, University of Scranton
MSN, Yale University
DNP, Case Western Reserve University

Rose Iannino-Renz
Assistant Professor of the Practice of Nursing
BSN, Sacred Heart University
MSN, Southern Connecticut University
DNP, Quinnipiac University
 

Meredith Kazer
Dean and Professor of Nursing
BSN, Boston University
MSN, Yale University
PhD, New York University

Alison Kris
Associate Professor of Nursing
BS, University of Pennsylvania
MSN, PhD, University of California, San Francisco

Deborah List
Visiting Assistant Professor of Public Health
AB, Brown University
MA, Columbia University
MPH, Harvard University
PhD, Johns Hopkins University

Jenna LoGiudice
Midwifery Track Coordinator and Associate Professor of Nursing
BS, Fairfield University
MSN, Yale University
PhD, University of Connecticut

Kathleen Lovanio
Assistant Professor of the Practice of Nursing
BSN, Southern Connecticut State University
MSN, DNP, Fairfield University

Diana Mager
Associate Professor of Nursing
BS, Fairfield University
MSN, Western Connecticut State University
DNP, Case Western Reserve University

Nancy Moriber
Nurse Anesthesia Program Director and Assistant Professor of Nursing, BHAA
BSN, SUNY Binghamton
MS, Columbia University
PhD, Rush University

Mary Murphy
Assistant Professor of Nursing, VANAP
BSN, Western Connecticut State University
MSN, Florida Atlantic University
PhD, University of Utah

Joshua Neitlich
Director of Field Education
Visiting Instructor of Social Work

BA, University of Connecticut
MSW, Columbia University

Kim Oliver
Director, Undergraduate Social Work
Assistant Professor of the Practice of Social Work

BSW, MSW, Adelphi University
PhD, New York University
 

John Orazietti
Academic Coordinator for Nurse Anesthesia Program, BHAA
BSN, University of Bridgeport
MS, Southern Connecticut State University

Eileen O'Shea
Professor of Nursing
BSN, Boston College
MSN, University of Pennsylvania
DNP, Case Western Reserve University

Kathryn Phillips
Associate Professor of Nursing
BS, State University of New York
MSN, PhD, Boston College

Jessica Planas
Director, Undergraduate Public Health
Associate Professor of Nursing and Public Health
BSN, MSN, PhD, University of Connecticut
MPH, Southern Connecticut State University

Carole A. Pomarico
Director, Adult Programs
Assistant Professor of Nursing
BSN, Carlow College
MSN, University of Pittsburgh
MA, Fairfield University

Linda Roney
Director, Undergraduate Nursing Program
Assistant Professor of Nursing
BSN, Villanova University
MSN, EdD, Southern Connecticut State University

Katherine Saracino
Instructor of the Practice of Nursing
BS, Fairfield University
MSN, University of Phoenix

Jennifer Schindler-Ruwisch
Assistant Professor of Public Health
BS, College of William and Mary
CPH, Columbia University
DrPH, George Washington University

Joyce M. Shea
Associate Dean for Graduate Studies
Associate Professor of Nursing
BS, Fairfield University
MSN, DNSc, Yale University School of Nursing

Kelly Sullivan
Visiting Assistant Professor of Nursing
BS, Fairfield University
MSN, DNP, Fairfield University

Gina Trovato
Visiting Instructor of Nursing
BSN, Quinnipiac University
MSN, Sacred Heart University
 
Kathleen A. Wheeler
Psych Track Coordinator and Professor of Nursing
BS, Cornell University
MA, PhD, New York University
 

Faculty Emeriti

Sheila Grossman
Professor of Nursing, Emerita, 1991-2017

Doris Lippman
Professor of Nursing, Emerita, 1980-2014

Suzanna MacAvoy
Professor of Nursing, Emerita, 1972-2003

Joan M. Mohr
Assistant Professor of Nursing, Emerita, 1972-1995

Jeanne M. Novotny
Dean, School of Nursing, Emerita, 2001-2011

Alice M. Obrig
Assistant Professor of Nursing, Emerita, 1973-2001

Phyllis E. Porter
Associate Professor of Nursing, Emerita, 1970-1989
Dean, School of Nursing, Emerita

Advisory Board

Moreen Donahue P'96, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN
Chair, Advisory Board
Fairfield University
Trumbull, CT

Gail T. Berardino
Greenwich, CT

Michael Brown, MBA
West Islip, NY

Mary Ann Christopher, '79, MSN, RN, FAAN
President
Christopher STH Consulting
Avon, NJ

Craig M. Haba, '91
Partner
Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company
Franklin, MA

Anne Harris, P'18, MS
Waynesboro, VA

Marsel Huribal, '84, MD, FACS
Vascular Surgeon, Founder, President and Sr. Partner
Southern CT Vascular Center LLC
Easton, CT

Robin B. Kanarek '96, BS, RN
President, The Kanarek Family Foundation
Greenwich, CT
 

Patrick Kelley '76, P'12, MD, PH
Director, Board on Global Health and African Science Academy Development
Institute of Medicine
The National Academies
Silver Spring, MD

Gerard Kerins, P'16, P'18, MD, FACP
Associate Chief of Geriatrics for Education
Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Program Director
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine
Yale University School of Medicine
The National Academies
Madison, CT

Colleen McAndrew-Quinn '93, PT
Physical Therapist
Medstar Georgetown University Hospital
Washington, DC

James McCullagh, MBA
Darien, CT

Bonnie Molloy, P'93, CRNA, APRN, Ph.D.
Chief Nurse Anesthetist
Bridgeport Hospital
Fairfield, Conn.

Elner L. Morrell '81, P'03, BSN, RN
Senior Information Systems Project Manager
United HealthGroup Inc.
Prospect, CT

Sally Ann Nestor '91, RN, BSN, OCN
Black Rock Medical Group
Trumbull, CT

Michael J. Paidas, '82, MD
Professor and Vice Chair Obstetrics
Yale School of Medicine
Madison, CT

Claudia Schechter
Owner
Schechter Foundation
Fairfield, CT