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M.S. in Nursing Faculty and Staff

Fisher faculty are dedicated, highly credentialed professionals who consistently make the advancement of scholarship in their respective fields a top priority.

Visiting Assistant Professor
Kylene Abraham
Assistant Professor and Chair, Undergraduate Nursing
Christine Boev
Visiting Assistant Professor
Melissa Bourne
Associate Professor
Areas of Interest: Child and adolescent psychiatry; primary prevention programs in school based settings
Nancy Bowllan
Visiting Professor
Susan Carlson
Associate Vice President for Community Engagement and Dean, Wegmans School of Nursing
Areas of Interest: Clinical Nurse Specialist in Neuroscience; collaboration and coordination; health care teams
Dianne Cooney Miner
Assistant Dean, Wegmans School of Nursing
Caroline Critchlow
Visiting Assistant Professor
Vivian Cunningham
Administrative Assistant, Graduate Nursing Program, MHC, DNP
Associate Professor and CNS Track Coordinator
Areas of Interest: Clinical: acute/progressive care-adult patients, pulmonary specialty. Research: care of the obese patient, healthy work environments, professional development
Lori Dambaugh
Administrative Assistant, Undergraduate Nursing Program
Beverly Deason
Assistant Professor
Areas of Interest: Executive leadership in home health care; gerontology; leadership in long term care
Kathleen Dever
Professor and Executive Associate Dean
Areas of Interest: FNP Clinical Practice in college health; public policy advocacy and political action; legislative and regulatory issues
Marilyn Dollinger
Associate Professor and Director, Graduate Nursing Program
Colleen Donegan
Visiting Assistant Professor
Susan Fredrick
Associate Professor and DNP Program Director
John Kirchgessner
Assistant Professor
Beth Kiss
Adjunct Faculty
Tiffani Leyden
Assistant Professor
Pamela Mapstone
Assistant Professor
Laura Markwick
Assistant to the Dean
Carolyn Martin
Assistant Professor and FNP Track Coordinator
Areas of Interest: Acute care/ Hospital medicine nurse practitioner. Global health and short-term medical missions. Preparing nurses to take part in medical missions.
Natalie Masco
Cynthia Ricci McCloskey
Visiting Assistant Professor
Heather McGrane Minton
Assistant Professor
Associate Professor
Christine Nelson
Visiting Assistant Professor
Kathleen Plum
Visiting Assistant Professor
Susan Read
Visiting Assistant Professor
Tara Sacco
Visiting Assistant Professor
Krista Scorsone
Visiting Assistant Professor
Alison Simpson
Charlene Smith
Graduate Clinical Site Coordinator
Visiting Assistant Professor
Donna Tydings
Undergraduate Clinical Coordinator
Julie Vilinsky
Simulation Lab Director
Joanne Weinschreider
Director, Online Nursing Programs
Pamela White
Visiting Assistant Professor
Associate Professor
Areas of Interest: Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner; global experiences for students. Research: impact of global travel on student outcomes; dating violence.
Nancy Wilk