Graduate Nursing Programs

Administration & Faculty

Leadership

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@hofstra.edu

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Renee Mcleod-Sordjan
Renee McLeod, DNP, PhD(c), FNP-BC, AACNP
Vice Dean and 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@hofstra.edu

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

Jennifer SaletaJennifer Saleta, EdD, MBA, FACHE
Associate Dean for Administration
Vice President of Center for Learning and Innovation, Northwell Health
EdD, St. John's University
516-463-7489
Jennifer.M.Saleta@hofstra.edu

Barbara CallahanBarbara Callahan DNP, MS, ANP-BC, GCNS-BC
Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs
AVP, Advanced Clinical Provider Education, Northwell Health
DNP, Case Western Reserve University
516-463-7493
Barbara.A.Callahan[a]hofstra.edu

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Anthony Porcelli
Anthony Porcelli, EdD
Senior Assistant Dean for Operations and Strategy
EdD, Hofstra University
516-463-7487
Anthony.J.Porcelli@hofstra.edu

Michael CassaraMichael Cassara, DO, MSEd, FACEP, CHSE
Associate Dean and Associate Professor of Nursing
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Science Education, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra Northwell
Vice President, Interprofessional Education, Research and Practice
Center for Learning and Innovation
Medical Director, Patient Safety Institute
Medical Director, Emergency Medical Institute
Co-Director, Emergency Medicine Service Line Simulation Fellowship
Attending Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, North Shore University Hospital, Northwell Health
DO, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
516-463-7448
Michael.Cassara@hofstra.edu

Mary Ellen LaSalaMary Ellen LaSala, PhD, RN
Associate Professor of Nursing
Chair, Undergraduate Nursing
PhD, Adelphi University
516-463-7466
MaryEllen.LaSala@hofstra.edu


Program Directors

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Michael Greco
Michael Greco, PhD, DNP, CRNA
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Program Director, AGACNP-CRNA, DNP
Assistant Vice President, System Nurse Anesthesia Services, Northwell Health
PhD, Barry University
516-463-7371
Michael.Greco@hofstra.edu

Patricia JansonPatricia Janson, PMHNP-BC
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Program Director, Psychiatric-Mental Health
MS, The Catholic University of America
516-463-7607
Patricia.R.Janson@hofstra.edu

Stefanie KeatingStefanie Keating, DNP, RN, ACNP-BC, AONP
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Program Director, AGACNP
Advanced Clinical Provider
Educator, Northwell Health
DNP, New York University
516-463-7470
Stefanie.M.Keating@hofstra.edu

Mary LempMary Lemp, DNP, RN, ANP-BC
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Program Director, Family Nurse Pracitioner
DNP, Case Western Reserve University
516-463-7613
Mary.Lemp@hofstra.edu


Administration

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Massiel Bisono
Massiel Bisono
Course Coordinator
516-463-7491
Massiel.Bisono@hofstra.edu
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Dena Coduri
Dena Coduri, MA
Data Analyst
516-463-7247
Dena.N.Coduri@hofstra.edu
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Yesika Fernandez
Yesika Fernandez, MS
IDEALS Coordinator
516-463-7637
Yesika.I.Fernandez@hofstra.edu

Katie JannazzoKatie Jannazzo
Senior Executive Assistant to Kathleen Gallo
516-463-7459
Katie.Frey@hofstra.edu

Christina KniesteChristina Knieste, MBA
Project Manager
Christina.Knieste@hofstra.edu

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Jill Levine
Jill Levine
Administrative Coordinator
516-463-7246
Jill.L.Levine@hofstra.edu
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Brendan Malin
Brendan Malin
Course Coordinator
516-463-7469
Brendan.Malin@hofstra.edu
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Theresa Ostroff
Theresa Ostroff
Data Analyst
516-463-7638
Theresa.H.Ostroff@hofstra.edu
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Lauren Parrinello
Lauren Parrinello
Course Coordinator, Cardiovascular Sciences and Perfusion Medicine
516-463-7429
Lauren.R.Parrinello@hofstra.edu

Alexandra RizzoAlexandra Rizzo
Project Coordinator
516-463-7734
Alexandra.G.Rizzo@hofstra.edu

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Allyson Trachtenberg
Allyson Trachtenberg, MEd
Course Coordinator
516-463-7426
Allyson.Trachtenberg@hofstra.edu
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Nicole Turney
Nicole Turney
Executive Assistant to Dr. Jennifer Saleta and Dr. Michael Cassara
Nicole.Turney@hofstra.edu
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Sahra Yunusi
Sahra Yunusi
Course Coordinator
516-463-7494
Sahra.Yunusi@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@northwell.edu

Teresa AmatoTeresa Amato, MD
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Zucker School of Medicine
Vice President, Resource Management Director, Geriatric Emergency Medicine
President, LIJ Forest Hills Medical Staff Society, Northwell Health
MD, SUNY Downstate College of Medicine
516-463-7475
Teresa.M.Amato@hofstra.edu

Kelly Anne AmbrosioKelly Anne Ambrosio, MS, APRN, FNP-BC
Instructor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, LIJ Medical Center, Northwell Health
MS, Hofstra University
516-463-7475
KellyAnne.Ambrosio@hofstra.edu

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Dina Barbarino
Dina Barbarino, MS, RN, ANP-C
Instructor of Nursing
Director, Advanced Clinical Providers, Northwell Health
MS, Stony Brook University
516-463-7475
Dina.M.Barbarino@hofstra.edu

Jane Ellen BarrJane Ellen Barr, DNP, ANP, RN
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Ombudsperson
Director of Patient Care Services, LIJ Medical Center, Northwell Health
DNP, Case Western Reserve University
516-463-7475
JBarr1@northwell.edu

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Ruby Benjamin, DNP, RN, ANP-C
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, LIJ Valley Stream Hospital, Northwell Health
DNP, Wilkes University
516-463-7475
Ruby.Benjamin@hofstra.edu
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Destiny Bernard
Destiny Bernard, MS, PMHNP-BC, RN-BC
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, Zucker Hillside Hospital, Northwell Health
MS, Hofstra University
516-463-7475
Destinylatoya.l.Bernard@hofstra.edu

Hallie Bleau Hallie Bleau, MS, ACNP-BC
Instructor of Nursing
Vice President, Care Management, Northwell Health
MS, New York University
516-463-7475
Hallie.Bleau@hofstra.edu

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Jessica Castillo, DNP, RN, PMHNP-BC
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, South Oaks Hospital, Northwell Health
DNP, Chamberlain College of Nursing
516-463-7475
Jessica.A.Castillo@hofstra.edu
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Gloria Chan, DNP, CRNA
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, Staten Island University Hospital, Northwell Health
DNP, Rutgers University
516-463-7475
Gloria.Chan@hofstra.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@hofstra.edu

Jefferson CesarJefferson Cesar, APRN, PMHNP-BC
Instructor of Nursing
Supervisor, Advanced Clinical Providers
Adult Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Northwell Health
MS, SUNY Stony Brook University
631-608-5101
JCesar1@northwell.edu

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Randi Clark
Randi Clarke, DNP, RN, ANP-BC
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, Physician Partners Cardiology, Northwell Health
DNP, Stony Brook University
516-463-7475
Randi.Clarke@hofstra.edu
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Amanda Colandro
Amanda Colandro, MS, RN, FNP-BC
Instructor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Northwell Health
MS, Hofstra University
516-463-7475
Amanda.Colandro@hofstra.edu
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Rose Cummings, MSN, RN, CPAN
Instructor of Nursing
Registered Nurse, Mather Hospital, Northwell Health
MSN, Chamberlain College of Nursing
516-463-7475
rose.a.cummings@hofstra.edu

Stacie DeeStacie Dee, MSN, FPMHNP-BC
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, LIJ Medical Center, Northwell Health
MS, Boston College
516-463-747
Stacie.A.Dee@hofstra.edu

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Sara Devany-Tawney, MS, RN, FNP-BC
Instructor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, Nephrology, Northwell Health
MS, Hofstra University
516-463-7475
SaraElizabeth.e.devany-tawney@hofstra.edu

Barbara DeVoeBarbara DeVoe, DNP, RN, FNP-BC
Associate Adjunct Professor of Nursing
DNP, Case Western Reserve University
Barbara.Devoe@hofstra.edu

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Ariel Dominguez
Ariel Dominguez, AGACNP-BC
Instructor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, LIJ Medical Center, Northwell Health
MS, Hofstra University
516-463-7475
Ariel.F.Dominguez@hofstra.edu

Margaret DuffyMargaret Duffy, PhD, RN, NEA-BC
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Associate Executive Director, Patient Care Services, Cohen Children’s Medical Center, Northwell Health
PhD, Molloy College
516-463-7475
Margaret.Duffy@hofstra.edu

James EarlJames Earl, DNP, MS, MBA, APRN, FNP-C, CEN
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, Peconic Bay Medical Center, Northwell Health
DNP, Chamberlain College of Nursing
516-463-7475
James.Earl@hofstra.edu

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

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Adrienne Feller Novick, LMSW, MS, HEC-C
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Medical Ethicist, Northwell Health
Master of Social Work, Adelphi University
516-463-7475
Adrienne.F.Novick@hofstra.edu

Amy FerraraAmy Ferrara, MS, APRN, FNP-BC
Instructor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, Health Solutions, Northwell Health
MS, Hofstra University
516-463-7475
Amy.Ferrara@hofstra.edu

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Maya Frankfurt
Maya Frankfurt, PhD
Assistant Professor of Nursing
PhD, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine
516-463-7475
Maya.Frankfurt@hofstra.edu

Anne M. FriedAnne M. Fried, DNP, RN, CMQ
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Advanced Clinical Provider Educator, Northwell Health
DNP Case Western Reserve University
516-463-7443
Anne.M.Fried@hofstra.edu

G. Jolie GaglioG. Jolie Gaglio, DNP, AGPCNP-BC, RN-BC, CCRN
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Senior Director, Advanced Clinical Providers, Cancer Institute, Northwell Health
DNP, Chatham University 
516-463-7475
Jolie.Gaglio@hofstra.edu

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Gina A. Galante, MS, RN, CPNP
Instructor of Nursing
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Freeport School-Based Health Center
MS, Stony Brook University
516-463-7475
GinaAnn.Galante@hofstra.edu
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Micole Galapo-Goldstein, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, PMH-C
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner and Lead Clinician, Health Solutions, Northwell Health
MSN, Molloy University
516-463-7475
Micole.Galapo-Goldstein@hofstra.edu
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Amber Garrick
Amber Garrick, DNP, RN, FNP-BC
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, Northwell Health
DNP, Columbia University
516-463-7475
Amber.N.Garrick@hofstra.edu
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Robert Gluck, MD
Associate Professor of Nursing
MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
516-463-7475
Robert.I.Gluck@hofstra.edu
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Kristina Grehan, MSN, RN, FNP-BC
Instructor of Nursing
Manager, Advanced Clinical Providers
Nurse Practitioner, Northwell Health
MSN, Molloy University
516-463-7475
Kristina.Grehan@hofstra.edu
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Amrita Henneman, PharmD
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Oncology, Northwell Health
PharmD, St. John’s University
516-463-7475
Amrita.Henneman@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@hofstra.edu

Maureen HouckMaureen B. Houck DNP, RN, ANP-BC, FNP
Assistant Professor of Nursing
DNP, Stony Brook University
516-463-7466
Maureen.B.Houck@hofstra.edu

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Mary Huang
Mary Huang, DNP, RN, CPNP
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Adolescent Medicine, Northwell Health
DNP, Columbia University
516-463-7475
Mary.Huang@hofstra.edu

Elyse IsopoElyse Isopo, DNP, FNP, ANP-C, CCRN
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Supervisor, Advanced Clinical Providers
Nurse Practitioner, North Shore University Hospital, Northwell Health
DNP, Walden University
516-463-7475
Elyse.D.Isopo@hofstra.edu

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Fahimir Jean-Baptiste
Fahimir Jean-Baptiste, MS, PMHNP-BC, RN
Instructor of Nursing
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Mindful Care
MS, Hofstra University
516-463-7475
Fahimir.D.Jean-Baptiste@hofstra.edu

Jamina JohnJamina John, MSN, RN, APRN-BC
Instructor of Nursing
Manager, Advanced Clinical Providers
Nurse Practitioner, LIJ Forest Hills Hospital, Northwell
MS, University of Pennsylvania
516-463-7475
Jamina.John@hofstra.edu

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Sandeep Kapoor
Sandeep Kapoor, MD, MS-HPPL
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Nursing
Assistant Vice President, Addiction Services ,Emergency Medicine Service Line
Director, SBIRT
Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment
General Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, & Psychiatry/Behavioral Health, Northwell Health
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Emergency Medicine, & Science Education, Zucker School of Medicine
516-463-7475
SKapoor@northwell.edu
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Sarbjit Kaur, MS, RN, AGACNP-BC
Instructor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, LIJ Medical Center, Northwell Health
MS, New York University
516-463-7475
Sarbjit.Kaur@hofstra.edu
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Alecia Kidd-Francis
Alecia Kidd-Francis, DNP, MS, FNP-BC, RN
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Assistant Director of Nursing and Nurse Practitioner, Stony Brook Medicine
DNP, Stony Brook University
516-463-7475
Alecia.M.Kidd-Francis@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@hofstra.edu

Jennifer LaffeyJennifer Laffey, DNP, RN, CCRN, FNP-BC
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Vice President, Employee Health Services
Nurse Practitioner, Northwell Health
DNP, Stony Brook University
516-463-7475
Jennifer.L.Laffey@hofstra.edu

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Kim Lehnert, PhD
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Private Practice, DBT Psychological Services of Long Island
PhD, Case Western Reserve University
516-463-7475
Kim.L.Lehnert@hofstra.edu

Marsha LoCastroMarsha LoCastro, DNP, APRN
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, LIJ Medical Center, Northwell Health
DNP, Stony Brook University
516-463-7475
MLoCastro@northwell.edu

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Kimberly Lombardo
Kimberly Lombardo, DNP, RN, FNP-CS
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, Neurosurgery, Northwell Health
DNP, Walden University
516-463-7475
Kimberly.M.Lombardo@hofstra.edu

Nichole LopezNichole Lopez, DNP, FNP-BCC
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, North Shore University Hospital, Northwell Health
DNP, SUNY Upstate Medical
516-463-7093
Nichole.M.Lopez@hofstra.edu

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Laurie Lucas, DNP, RN, NP-C
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Supervisor of Advanced Care Provider Education, Health Solutions, Northwell Health
DNP, Wilkes University
516-463-7475
Laurie.Lucas@hofstra.edu
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Robert Lucito, PhD, MBA
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Associate Professor of Science Education, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
PhD, New York University
516-463-7475
Robert.Lucito@hofstra.edu
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Nadine Lugo-Bibbo, DNP, RN, ANP-BC
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Director of Advanced Clinical Providers, Monter Cancer Center, Northwell Health
DNP, Quinnipiac University
516-463-7475
Nadine.Bibbo@hofstra.edu
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Jibran Majeed, DNP, RN, ACNP-BC, CCRN
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Advanced Practice Provider Manager, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
DNP, Duke University
516-463-7475
Jibran.Majeed@hofstra.edu
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Christina Mallilo, MS, RN, NP-BC
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, Monter Cancer Center, Northwell Health
MS, Molloy University
516-463-7475
Christina.A.Mallilo@hofstra.edu
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James McCormick
James McCormick II, DNP, RN, CPNP-BC
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Cardiology, Northwell Health
DNP, Quinnipiac University
516-463-7475
James.J.MccormickII@hofstra.edu

Elizabeth McCullochElizabeth McCulloch, PhD, MS
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Assistant Vice President, Diversity & Equity of Care, Northwell Health
PhD, Fordham University
516-419-0806
Elizabeth.C.Ciampa@hofstra.edu

Max McDonnellMax McDonnell, AGACNP-BC
Instructor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, LIJ Forest Hills Hospital, Northwell Health
MS, Hofstra University
516-463-7475
Max.F.McDonnell@hofstra.edu

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Amy McGreevy, DNP, RN, PNP-BC
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, Cohen Children’s Medical Center, Northwell Health
DNP, Stony Brook University
516-463-7475
Amy.F.McGreevy@hofstra.edu
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Jennifer Meyer, MS, RN, AGACNP-BC
Instructor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, North Shore University Hospital, Northwell Health
MS, Hofstra University
516-463-7475
Jennifer.Meyer@hofstra.edu

Jennifer MieresJennifer Mieres, MD, FACC, FASNC, FAHA
Professor of Nursing
Senior Vice President, Center for Equity of Care
Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Northwell Health
Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs
Professor of Cardiology, Zucker School of Medicine
MD, Boston University
516-463-7475
Jennifer.Mieres@hofstra.edu

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Lauren Mirabile Robinson
Lauren Mirabile Robinson, MS, AGACNP-BC, CCRN-CSC
Instructor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, North Shore University Hospital, Northwell Health
MS, Hofstra University
516-463-7475
Lauren.A.Mirabile@hofstra.edu
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Brittany Mockler
Brittany Mockler, MS, RN, AGACNP-BC, CEN, SANE
Instructor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, North Shore University Hospital, Northwell Health
MS, Hofstra University
516-463-7475
Brittany.E.Mockler@hofstra.edu
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Arif Mohammed
Arif Mohammed, DNP, CRNA
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, Northwell Health
DNP, Chatham University
516-463-7475
Arif.Mohammed@hofstra.edu
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patricia-nadraus
Patricia Nadraus, PhD, RN, CCRN-K
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Nurse Scientist, South Shore University Hospital, Northwell Health
PhD, Molloy University
516-463-7475
Patricia.Nadraus@hofstra.edu
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Courtney Nicholas
Courtney Nicholas, MSN, RN, AGPCNP-BC, CDE
Instructor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, Diabetes and Endocrinology, Northwell Health
MSN, Stony Brook University
516-463-7475
Courtney.Nicholas@hofstra.edu

Kareem NugdallaKareem Nugdalla, MS, AGACNP-BC, RN-BC
Instructor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, South Shore University Hospital, Northwell Health
MS, Hofstra University
516-463-7475
Kareem.Nugdalla@hofstra.edu

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Sabrina Petrillo
Sabrina Petrillo, DNP, CRNA
Assistant Director, DNP AGACNP/CRNA Program and Assistant Professor of Nursing
Manager, Nurse Anesthesia Services, South Shore University Hospital
DNP, Quinnipiac University
516-463-7475
Sabrina.Petrillo@hofstra.edu

Gary PlotkinGary Plotkin, RN, ACNP-BC
Instructor of Nursing
Senior Nurse Practitioner, South Shore University Hospital, Northwell Health
MS, Columbia University
516-463-7475
Gary.Plotkin@hofstra.edu

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Lee Pohlman
Lee Pohlman, DNP, CRNA
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Manager, Nurse Anesthesia Services, Staten Island University Hospital, Northwell Health
DNP, Columbia University
516-463-7475
Lee.J.Pohlman@hofsra.edu
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Donna Powers
Donna Powers, DNP, MPA, BSN, RN, CSSMBB
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Process Improvement Specialist, Catholic Health Services
DNP, Case Western Reserve University
516-463-7475
Donna.Powers@hofstra.edu

John PratoJohn Prato, PMHNP-BC
Instructor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, Zucker Hillside Hospital, Northwell Health
MS, Stony Brook University
516-463-7475
John.D.Prato@hofstra.edu

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Ramona Ramdeo
Ramona Ramdeo, DNP, MBA, RN, FNP-C, RRT
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Director, Clinical Research
Nurse Practitioner, Northwell Health
DNP, Stony Brook University
516-463-7475
Ramona.S.Ramdeo@hofstra.edu
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Michael Rawley
Michael Rawley, DNP, CRNA
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Nurse Anesthetist, New York University Langone Health
DNP, Duke University
516-463-7475
Michael.C.Rawley@hofstra.edu
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Debora Riccardi
Debora Riccardi, DNP, RN, CPNP
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Outreach Services Educator, Cohen Children’s Medical Center, Northwell Health
DNP, Stony Brook University
516-463-7475
Debora.A.Riccardi@hofstra.edu

Stacey RosenStacey E. Rosen, MD
Professor of Nursing
Professor of Cardiology, Zucker School of Medicine
Senior Vice President of Women's Health and Attending Physician, Cardiology, Northwell Health
MD, Boston University
516-463-7475
Stacey.Rosen@hofstra.edu

Andrew RotjanAndrew S. Rotjan, DNP, FNP-BC, AGACNP-BC, ENP-C, EMT-P, CHSE
Instructor of Nursing
Director, ACP Clinical Training and Education / ACP Fellowships, Advanced Clinical Providers Administration
Emergency Nurse Practitioner, Emergency Medicine Service Line, Northwell Health
DNP, Rutgers University
516-463-7475
Andrew.S.Rotjan@hofstra.edu

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Blerta Saipi
Blerta Saipi, MS, RN, FNP-BC, AGACNP-BC
Instructor of Nursing
Senior Nurse Practitioner, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Northwell Health
MS, Wagner College
516-463-7475
Blerta.Saipi@hofstra.edu
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Chandini Sandhu
Chandini Sandhu, MS, MBA, FNP, NE-BC, RN
Instructor of Nursing
Senior Manager of Patient Care, Northwell Cancer Institute
Nurse Practitioner, Northwell Health
MS, Pace University
516-463-7475
Chandini.Sandhu@hofstra.edu
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Patricia Sarcona
Patricia Sarcona, DNP, MSN, CRNA
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, Syosset Surgery Center, Northwell Health
DNP, Misericordia University
516-463-7475
Patricia.H.Sarcona@hofstra.edu

Kerri Scanlon, MSN, RNKerri Scanlon, MSN, RN, FAAN
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Executive Director, Glen Cove Hospital, Northwell Health
MS, Columbia University
516-463-7475
KScanlon@northwell.edu

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Elizabeth Seim
Elizabeth Seim, MSN, RN, CPNP, NNP-BC, IBCLC
Instructor of Nursing
Associate Director, Pediatric Hospitalist Program
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner/Hospitalist
Director of Continuing Medical Education, Department of Pediatrics, Northwell Health
MSN, Columbia University
516-463-7475
Elizabeth.G.Seim@hofstra.edu

Billie Jean SheridanBillie Jean Sheridan
Instructor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, Northwell Health
MS, SUNY Downstate
516-463-7475
Billie.J.Sheridan@hofstra.edu

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Amy Smith
Amy J. Smith, MS, RN, AGACNP-BC, FNP-BC
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Project Director, Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program
Nurse Practitioner, Emergency Medicine Service Line, Northwell Health
MS, Hofstra University
516-463-7475
Amy.J.Smith@hofstra.edu

Bernadette SosnowskiBernadette Sosnowski-Funk, DNP, RN, ACNP-BC
Assistant Professor of Nursing
DNP, New York University
516-463-6802
Bernadette.Sosnowski@hofstra.edu

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Lauren Sparber
Lauren Sparber, MD, MS, MPH, HEC-C
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Medical Ethicist, Northwell Health
MD, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science
516-463-7475
Lauren.S.Sparber@hofstra.edu
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Christine Stamatos
Christine Stamatos, DNP, RN, ANP
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Senior Nurse Practitioner, Rheumatology, Northwell Health
DNP, Stony Brook University
516-463-7475
Christine.Stamatos@hofstra.edu
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Nicole Stamm
Nicole Stamm, MS, AGACNP-BC, RNFA
Instructor of Nursing
Senior Nurse Practitioner, Plastic Surgery, Northwell Health
MS, New York University
516-463-7475
Nicole.G.Stamm@hofstra.edu

Katie StevensKatie Stevens, AGACNP-BC
Instructor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, North Shore University Hospital, Northwell Health
MS, New York University
516-463-7475
KStevens2@northwell.edu

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Lydia Szilva
Lydia Szilva, DNP, CRNA
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, Northern Westchester Hospital, Northwell Health
DNP, Quinnipiac University
516-463-7475
LydiaSzilva@gmail.com
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Kara Theal
Kara Theal, MA, RN-BC
Instructor of Nursing
Assistant Vice President, Clinical Informatics, Northwell Health
MA, New York University
516-463-7475
Kara.Theal@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@hofstra.edu
 

Mario TomeiMario Tomei, MD, MBA, MHA, CPH
Assistant Professor of Nursing
MD, Universidad de Guadalajara
516-463-7379
Mario.Tomei@hofstra.edu
 

Kristina TzortzisKristina Tzortzis, MS, RN, FNP-BC
Instructor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, Cohen Children's Medical Center, Northwell Health
MS, Hofstra University
516-463-7475
Kristina.M.Tzortzis@hofstra.edu

Christina TsoChristina Tso, DNP, RN, FNP – BC
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Director, Clinical Care
Nurse Practitioner, Northwell Health
DNP, SUNY Buffalo
516-463-7475
Christina.Tso@hofstra.edu

Carolyn TudiscoCarolyn Tudisco, MS, RN, FNP-BC
Instructor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, LIJ Medical Center, Northwell Health
516-463-7475
carolyn.b.tudisco@hofstra.edu

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Steven Ventura
Steven Ventura, MS, RN, AGACNP
Instructor of Nursing
Registered Nurse, Zucker Hillside Hospital, Northwell Health
MS, Hofstra University
516-463-7475
Steven.M.Ventura@hofstra.edu
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Diane Wahne
Diane Wahne, MS, RN, PMHNP-BC
Instructor of Nursing
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Family Residences & Essential Enterprises
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Joshua Hendrickson LCSW PLLC
MS, Stony Brook University
516-463-7475
Diane.E.Wahne@hofstra.edu

Anne WalshAnne Walsh DNP, ANP-BC
Instructor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, Health Solutions, Northwell Health
MA, Stony Brook University
516-463-7475
Anne.Walsh@hofstra.edu

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Keith Weiner
Keith Weiner, PhD, RN-BC
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Manager, Medical Devices, Northwell Health
PhD, University of Liverpool
516-463-7475
Keith.R.Weiner@hofstra.edu

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

Andrew WongAndrew Wong, AGACNP-BC, CEN, CPEN, CCRN-K
Instructor of Nursing
Manager, Advanced Clinical Providers
Nurse Practitioner, Lenox Hill Hospital, Northwell Health
MS, Hofstra University
516-463-7475
Awong6@northwell.edu

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Kristina Zenon
Kristina Zenon, DHA, MSN, ANP-C
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Senior Nurse Practitioner
Clinical Program Manager, Neurosurgery, Northwell Health
DHA, University of Phoenix
516-463-7475
Kristina.Zenon@hofstra.edu

Faculty Support

James AnglimJames Anglim, BS, EMT-B
Instructor of Nursing
Clinical Simulation Educator, Patient Safety Institute, Northwell Health
516-463-7475
JAnglim@northwell.edu

Andrew DrozdAndrew Drozd, BS, EMT-B, CHSE, CHSOS, CSSB
Instructor of Nursing
Clinical Simulation Educator, Patient Safety Institute, Northwell Health
516-463-7475
ADrozd@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@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
Assistant Vice President, Patient Safety Institute, Northwell Health
516-463-7475
RKerner@northwell.edu

Joseph LalorJoseph Lalor, BS, EMT-CC, CHSE, CHSOS
Instructor of Nursing
Clinical Simulation Educator, Patient Safety Institute, Northwell Health
516-463-7475
JLalor1@northwell.edu

John PerroneJohn Perrone, BS, EMT-B, CHSOS
Instructor of Nursing
Clinical Simulation Educator, Patient Safety Institute, Northwell Health
516-463-7475
JPerrone12@northwell.edu

Judy-Ann SchatzelJudy-Ann Schatzel, EMT-B
Instructor of Nursing
Senior Clinical Instructor, Emergency Medical Institute, Northwell Health
516-463-7475
JSchatzel@northwell.edu

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

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