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Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies

Graduate Nursing Administration and Faculty

The Graduate Nursing Program is comprised of an interdisciplinary faculty from across all fields of medicine. In addition to the 14 full-time faculty members there are 4 part-time faculty members, 47 adjunct faculty members and over 150 preceptors.

Administration

Barbara CallahanBarbara Callahan MS ANP-BC, GCNS-BC
Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs
Instructor of Nursing
Assistant Professor of Science Education, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
Assistant Vice President for Clinical Affairs, Northwell Health
MS, Stony Brook University
516-463-7493
Barbara.A.Callahan[a]hofstra.edu


Barbara DeVoeBarbara DeVoe, DNP, RN, FNP-BC
Associate Dean for Interprofessional Education
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Vice President, Interprofessional Education and Learning, Northwell Health
DNP, Case Western Reserve University
516-463-7487
Barbara.Devoe[at]hofstra.edu


Katie FreyKatie Frey
Senior Executive Assistant to Kathleen Gallo
516-463-7459
Katie.Frey[at]hofstra.edu


Kathleen GalloKathleen Gallo, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN
Founding Dean and Professor
Executive Vice President and Chief Learning Officer, Northwell Health
PhD, Adelphi University
516-463-7488
Kathleen.Gallo[at]hofstra.edu


Christina KniesteChristina Knieste, MBA
Project Manager
516-463-7494
Christina.Knieste[at]hofstra.edu


Renee McLeodRenee McLeod, DNP, PhD(c), RN, FNP-BC, ACNP-BC, FNAP
Professor of Nursing
Chair of Graduate Nursing Program
Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Program Director
Director of Ethics Consulting Services, Northwell Health
DNP, Pace University
516-463-7479
Renee.McleodSorjan[at]hofstra.edu


Alexandra RizzoAlexandra Rizzo
Project Coordinator
516-463-7734
Alexandra.G.Rizzo[at]hofstra.edu

Alyssa RosenthalAlyssa Rosenthal
Data Analyst
516-463-7247
Alyssa.M.Rosenthal[at]hofstra.edu


Jennifer SaletaJennifer Saleta, EdD, MBA, FACHE
Associate Dean for Administration
Vice President of Administration, Northwell Health
516-463-7489
Jennifer.M.Saleta[at]hofstra.edu


Ashley SeymourAshley Seymour
Data Analyst
516-463-4477
Ashley.Seymour[at]hofstra.edu


Nyleptha De SouzaNyleptha De Souza
Senior Course Coordinator
516-463-7491
Nyleptha.M.DeSouza[at]hofstra.edu


Maureen WhiteMaureen T. White, MBA, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN
Vice Dean for Health System Nursing Services
Senior Vice President, Chief Nurse Executive, Northwell Health
MBA, Fordham University
516-463-7475
MWhite[at]northwell.edu


Stefan WolderStefan Wolder
Course Coordinator
516-463-7469
Stefan.B.Wolder[at]hofstra.edu


Faculty

Patti Adelman, EdD, MSWPatti Adelman, EdD, MSW
Instructor of Nursing
Vice President, Learning and Development, Center for Learning and Innovation, Northwell Health
EdD, University of Pennsylvania
516-463-7475
PAdelman[at]northwell.edu


Teresa AmatoTeresa Amato, MD
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Zucker School of Medicine
Associate Chairperson, Attending Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Northwell Health
MD, SUNY Downstate College of Medicine
516-463-7475
Teresa.M.Amato[at]hofstra.edu


Jane Ellen BarrJane Ellen Barr, DNP, ANP, RN
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Ombudsperson
Director of Patient Care Services, Long Island Jewish Medical Center
DNP, Case Western Reserve University
516-463-7475
JBarr1[at]northwell.edu


Michele BurkMichele Burk, MS, RN
Instructor of Nursing
Director CIS Nursing, Northwell Health
MS, Molloy College
516-336-6427
MBurk[at]northwell.edu


Michael CassaraMichael Cassara, DO, MSEd, FACEP, CHSE
Associate Professor of Nursing
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Zucker School of Medicine
Medical Director, Patient Safety Institute and Emergency Medical Institute, Northwell Health
Attending Physician, Director of Simulation and Core Faculty, Department of Emergency Medicine, North Shore University Hospital, Northwell Health
DO, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
516-463-7448
Michael.Cassara[at]hofstra.edu


MaryAnne CroninMaryAnne Cronin, PharmD, BCPS
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Clinical Pharmacy Coordinator of Orthopaedic Surgery, Syosset Hospital, Northwell Health
PharmD, St. John's University
516-463-7475
MCronin[at]northwell.edu


Margaret DuffyMargaret Duffy, PhD, RN, NEA-BC
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Senior Administrative Director, Patient Care Services, North Shore University Hospital, Northwell Health
PhD, Molloy College
516-463-7475
Margaret.Duffy[at]hofstra.edu


Anne M. FriedAnne M. Fried, DNP, RN, CMQ
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Nurse Educator, Center for Learning and Innovation, Northwell Health
DNP Case Western Reserve University
516-463-7443
Anne.M.Fried[at]hofstra.edu


Catherine GallaCatherine Galla, MSN, RN, CENP
Instructor of Nursing
Vice President of Nursing Initiatives, Institute for Nursing, Northwell Health
MS, Molloy College
516-463-7475
Catherine.Galla[at]hofstra.edu


Anne M. FriedMaureen B. Houck DNP, RN, ANP-BC, FNP
Assistant Professor of Nursing
DNP, Stony Brook University
516-463-7466
Maureen.B.Houck[at]hofstra.edu


Patricia JansonPatricia Janson, PMHNP-BC
Assistant Professor of Nursing
MS, The Catholic University of America
516-463-7607
patricia.r.janson[at]hofstra.edu


Stefanie KeatingStefanie Keating, DNP, RN, ACNP-BC, AONP
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner Educator, Center for Learning and Innovation, Northwell Health
DNP, New York University
516-463-7470
Stefanie.M.Keating[at]hofstra.edu


Jeffrey KrautJeffrey Kraut, MBA
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Associate Dean for Strategic Planning, Assistant Professor of Science Education, Zucker School of Medicine
Executive Vice President, Strategy and Analytics, Northwell Health
MBA, Baruch College
516-463-7475
Jeffrey.Kraut[at]hofstra.edu


Jennifer LaffeyJennifer Laffey, DNP, RN, CCRN, FNP-BC
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Supervisor, Nurse Practitioner, Northwell Health
DNP, Stony Brook University
516-463-7475
Jennifer.L.Laffey[at]hofstra.edu


Mary LempMary Lemp, DNP, RN, ANP-BC
Assistant Professor of Nursing
DNP, Case Western Reserve University
516-463-7613
Mary.Lemp[at]hofstra.edu


Natatee LindoNatatee Lindo, MS, RN
Instructor of Nursing
Clinical Informatics Manager, Northwell Health
MS, Molloy College
516-336-6406
NLindo[at]northwell.edu

Nichole LopezNichole Lopez, DNP, FNP-BCC
Assistant Professor of Nursing
DNP, SUNY Upstate Medical
516-463-7475
NLopez1[at]northwell.edu


Michele MayerMichele Mayer, DNP, RN, CNM
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Certified Nurse Midwife, Huntington Hospital, Northwell Health
DNP, Stony Brook University
516-463-7475
Michele.M.Mayer[at]hofstra.edu


Elizabeth McCullochElizabeth McCulloch, PhD, MS
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Director, Health Equity, Northwell Health
PhD, Fordham University
516-463-7475
Elizabeth.C.Ciampa[at]hofstra.edu


Jennifer MieresJennifer Mieres, MD, FACC, FASNC, FAHA
Professor of Nursing
Senior Vice President of Community and Public Health, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Northwell Health
Professor of Cardiology and Occupational Medicine, Epidemiology, and Prevention, Zucker School of Medicine
MD, Boston University
516-463-7475
Jennifer.Mieres[at]hofstra.edu


Carol PatrickCarol Patrick, RN, RNFA, ACNP-BC, CCRN, NEA-BC
Instructor of Nursing
Corporate Director of Advanced Practice Nurses, Northwell Health
Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Cardiology, Huntington Hospital, Northwell Health
MS, Stony Brook University
516-463-7475
Carol.Patrick[at]hofstra.edu


Lori PersicoLori Persico, PhD, RN-BC, CHSE
Instructor of Nursing
Clinical Education Specialist, Patient Safety Institute, Northwell Health
PhD, Molloy College
516-463-7475
LPersico[at]northwell.edu


Gary PlotkinGary Plotkin, RN, ACNP-BC
Instructor of Nursing
Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Southside Hospital, Northwell Health
MS, Columbia University
516-463-7475
Gary.Plotkin[at]hofstra.edu


Susan RobertsonSusan Robertson, MSN, RN, CPHQ
Instructor of Nursing
Vice President, Office of the Chief Information Officer/Clinical Information Systems, Northwell Health
MS, Adelphi University
516-463-7475
Susan.Robertson[at]hofstra.edu


Jennifer MieresStacey E. Rosen, MD
Professor of Nursing
Professor of Cardiology, Zucker School of Medicine
Vice President of Women's Health and Attending Physician, Cardiology, Northwell Health
MD, Boston University
516-463-7475
Stacey.Rosen[at]hofstra.edu


Andrew RotjanAndrew Rotjan, RN, FNP-BC, ENP, CPEN, EMT-P
Instructor of Nursing
Family Nurse Practitioner, Emergency Medicine, Southside Hospital, Northwell Health
MS, Rutgers University
516-463-7475
Andrew.S.Rotjan[at]hofstra.edu


Kerri Scanlon, MSN, RNKerri Scanlon, MSN, RN
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Deputy Chief Nurse Executive, Northwell Health
Chief Nursing Officer & Associate Executive Director, Patient Care Services, North Shore University Hospital
MS, Columbia University
516-463-7475
KScanlon[at]northwell.edu


Bernadette SosnowskiBernadette Sosnowski-Funk, DNP, RN, ACNP-BC
Assistant Professor of Nursing
DNP, New York University
516-463-7475
Bernadette.Sosnowski[at]hofstra.edu


Lily ThomasLily Thomas, PhD, RN, FAAN
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Vice President of System Nursing Research, Institute for Nursing, Northwell Health
PhD, Adelphi University
516-463-7475
Lily.Thomas[at]hofstra.edu


Mario TomeiMario Tomei, MD
Assistant Professor of Nursing
MD, Universidad de Guadalajara
516-463-7475
Mario.Tomei[at]hofstra.edu


Donna WillenbrockDonna Willenbrock, DNP, ANP-C
Assistant Professor of Nursing
DNP, Stony Brook University
516-463-5774
Donna.Willenbrock[at]hofstra.edu


Supervising Clinical Faculty

Hallie Bleau Hallie Bleau, MS, ACNP-BC
Instructor of Nursing
Senior Administrative Director, Long Island Jewish Forest Hills
MS, New York University
516-463-7475
hallie.bleau[at]hofstra.edu


Elsa JohnVictoria Calixto, FNP-BC
Instructor of Nursing
MS, Molloy College
Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
MS, Molloy College
516-463-7475
victoria.j.calixto[at]hofstra.edu


Jessica CastroJessica Castro, DNP, AGACNP-BC, MS, CCRN
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Cardiology Nurse Practitioner, North Shore University Hospital
DNP, Columbia University
516-463-7475
Jessica.Castro[at]hofstra.edu


Lee CastroLee Castro, AGACNP-BC
Instructor of Nursing
Medical ICU Nurse Practitioner, Long Island Jewish Medical Center
MS, Hofstra University
516-463-7475
Lcastro2[at]northwell.edu


Annamma ChiramannilAnnamma Chiramannil, DNP, RN, ANP-C
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Adult Nurse Practitioner,
St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center
DNP, Stony Brook University
516-463-7475
Annamma.M.Chiramannil[at]hofstra.edu


Jefferson CesarJefferson Cesar, APRN, PMHNP-BC
Instructor of Nursing
Adult Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Northwell Health
MS, SUNY Stony Brook University
631-608-5101
JCesar1[at]northwell.edu


Lisa Cooleen Lisa Cooleen
Instructor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, Northwell Health Katz Women’s Hospital
MS, Stony Brook University
516-463-7475
lisa.a.cooleen[at]hofstra.edu


Richard DalyRichard Daly, FNP-BC, AGACNP
Instructor of Nursing
Allied Health Supervisor, Mather Hospital
MS, Stony Brook University
516-463-7475
RDaly1[at]northwell.edu


Julie DelianidesJulie Delianides
Instructor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, Lenox Hill Hospital
MA, New York University
516-463-7475
JDelianides[at]northwell.edu


Laura ErnstLaura Ernst, AGACNP-BC
Instructor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, St. Francis Hospital
MS, New York University
516-463-7475


Tara FloccoTara Flocco, CPNP-BC
Instructor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, Cohen Children’s Medical Center
MS, Stony Brook University
516-463-7475
Tara.Flocco[at]hofstra.edu


Eibhlis HopkinEibhlis Hopkins, DNP, FNP-BC, APRN
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, White Plains Cancer Center
DNP, Stony Brook University
516-463-7475
eibhlis.hopkins[at]hofstra.edu


Elyse IsopoJoshua James, DNP, ACNP-BC
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, Lenox Hill Hospital
DNP, Columbia University
516-463-7475
JJames5[at]northwell.edu


Eunjoo JeongEunjoo Jeong, MSN, RN, ACNP-BC, CHFN
Instructor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, Huntington Hospital
MS, Columbia University
516-463-7475
Eunjoo.Jeong[at]hofstra.edu


Elsa JohnElsa John, MSN, RN, FNP-BC
Instructor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, Cohen Children’s Medical Center
MS, Felician Universityy
516-463-7475
Elsa.John[at]hofstra.edu

Jamina JohnJamina John, MSN, RN, APRN-BC
Instructor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, Long Island Jewish Forest Hills
MS, University of Pennsylvania
516-463-7475
Jamina.John[at]hofstra.edu


Elyse IsopoElyse Isopo, DNP, FNP, ANP-C, CCRN
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, North Shore University Hospital
DNP, Walden University
516-463-7475
elyse.d.isopo[at]hofstra.edu


Marsha LoCastroMarsha LoCastro, DNP, APRN
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, Cohen Children’s Medical Center
DNP, Stony Brook University
516-463-7475
MLoCastro[at]northwell.edu


Stephanie ManheimStephanie Manheim, DNP, ACNP-BC, FCCS, CSC
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, New York University
DNP, New York University
516-463-7475


Robert MeleRobert Mele, DNP, NNP-BC, CCRN
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, Cohen Children’s Medical Center
DNP, Duke University
631-405-3200
Rmele[at]northwell.edu


Diane NicholsonDiane Nicholson, MSN, RN, CNM
Instructor of Nursing
Certified Nurse Midwife, Boro Park OB/GYN
MS, Columbia University
516-463-7475
Diane.A.Nicholson[at]hostra.edu


Carolyn NilesCarolyn Niles, FNP-C
Instructor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, Long Island Jewish Medical Center
MS, Molloy College
516-463-7475
CNiles1[at]northwell.edu


Hannah SchimmerHannah Schimmer
Instructor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, North Shore University Hospital
MS, Vanderbilt University
516-463-7475
hschimmer[at]northwell.edu


Billie Jean SheridanBillie Jean Sheridan
Instructor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, Northwell Health
MS, SUNY Downstate
516-463-7475
billie.j.sheridan[at]hofstra.edu


Katie StevenKatie Stevens, AGACNP-BC
Instructor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, Long Island Jewish Forest Hills
MS, New York University
516-463-7475
kstevens2[at]northwell.edu


Dena TrottoDena Trotto, MSN, RN-BC, CMSRN
Instructor of Nursing
Nurse Educator, Long Island Jewish Forest Hills
MS, New York University
516-463-7475
Dena.Trotto[at]hofstra.edu


Christina TsoChristina Tso, DNP, RN, FNP – BC
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, Division of Urogynecology, Northwell Health
DNP, SUNY Buffalo
516-463-7475
Christina.Tso[at]hofstra.edu


Anne WalshAnne Walsh, ANP-BC
Instructor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, Northwell Health Care Solutions
MA, Stony Brook University
516-463-7475
anne.walsh[at]hofstra.edu


Kelly WardKelly Ward, RNC, FNP-BC
Instructor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, Katz Women’s Hospital, Northwell Health
MS, Molloy College
516-463-7475
Kelly.M.Ward[at]hofstra.edu


Andrew WongAndrew Wong, AGACNP-BC, CEN, CPEN, CCRN-K
Instructor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, Lenox Hill Hospital
MS, Hofstra University
516-463-7475
Awong6[at]northwell.edu


Faculty Support

James AnglimJames Anglim, BS, EMT-B
Instructor of Nursing
Medical Simulation Technician, Patient Safety Institute, Northwell Health
516-463-7475
JAnglim[at]northwell.edu


Andrew DrozdAndrew Drozd, AS, EMT-B, CSSGB, CHSE, CHSO
Instructor of Nursing
Medical Simulation Technician, Patient Safety Institute, Northwell Health
516-463-7475
ADrozd[at]northwell.edu


David Elkowitz, DODavid Elkowitz, DO
Associate Dean & Director of the Academy of Medical Educators and Associate Professor of Science Education and Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Zucker School of Medicine
516-463-7511
David.Elkowitz[at]hofstra.edu


Robert Kerner JrRobert Kerner Jr, JD, EdD, RN, EMT-P, CHSE
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Assistant Professor of Science Education, Zucker School of Medicine
Director, Patient Safety Institute, Northwell Health
516-463-7475
RKerner[at]northwell.edu


Joseph LalorJoseph Lalor, BS, EMT-CC, CHSE, CHSOS
Instructor of Nursing
Medical
Simulation Technician, Patient Safety Institute, Northwell Health
516-463-7475
JLalor1[at]northwell.edu

John PerroneJohn Perrone, BS, EMT-B, CHSOS
Instructor of Nursing
Medical Simulation Technician, Patient Safety Institute, Northwell Health
516-463-7475
JPerrone12[at]northwell.edu


Judy-Ann SchatzelJudy-Ann Schatzel, EMT-B
Instructor of Nursing
Emergency Medical Educator and Medical Simulation Technician, Patient Safety Institute, Northwell Health
516-463-7475
JSchatzel[at]northwell.edu


Theresa WanamakerTheresa Wanamaker, MSEd
Instructor of Nursing
Program Director, Clinical Skills Center, Northwell Health
516-396-6554
Twanamaker[at]northwell.edu


Jane WickeyJane Wickey
Instructor of Nursing
Director, Clinical Skills Center, Northwell Health
516-463-7475
JWickey[at]northwell.edu