Graduate Nursing Programs

Administration & Faculty

Leadership

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Renee Mcleod-Sordjan
Renee McLeod, DNP, PhD, FNP-BC, AACN
Dean and Professor of Nursing
Director of Ethics Consulting Services, Northwell Health
DNP, Pace University
PhD, Adelphi University
516-463-7479
Renee.McleodSorjan@hofstra.edu

Mary LempMary Lemp, DNP, RN, ANP-BC
Chair, Graduate Nursing Programs
Program Director, Family Nurse Practitioner
DNP, Case Western Reserve University
516-463-7613
Mary.Lemp@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@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


Program Directors

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Amy Smith
Amy J. Smith, DNP, FNP-BC, AGACNP-BC
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Program Director, Family Nurse Practitioner
Project Director, Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program
DNP, Hofstra University
516-463-7658
Amy.J.Smith@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


Administration

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Massiel Bisono
Massiel Bisono
Course Coordinator, Graduate Nursing Programs
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
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Gabriella Golden, RN, CPEN, CEN
Director of Clinical Academic Success
516-463-7248
Gabriella.H.Salzman@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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Theresa Ostroff
Theresa Ostroff
Program Manager
516-463-7638
Theresa.H.Ostroff@hofstra.edu
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Lauren Parrinello
Lauren Parrinello
Course Coordinator, Perfusion Program
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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Ryan Shivcharran
Ryan S. Shivcharran
Data Analyst
516-463-4477
Ryan.S.Shivcharran@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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Hofstra University Logo
Paloma Velez
Course Coordinator, Undergraduate Nursing Program
516-463-7494
Paloma.S.Velez@hofstra.edu

Faculty

Patti 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 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
Tamato@Northwell.edu
Kelly Anne Ambrosio, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, LIJ Medical Center, Northwell Health
MS, Hofstra University
516-463-7475
KellyAnne.Ambrosio@hofstra.edu
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
Kamila Barnes, DNP, RN, FNP-C
Associate Professor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, Adolescent Medicine, Northwell Health
DNP, University of Rochester
516-463-7475
kamila.barnes@hofstra.edu
Jane 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
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
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
Catherine M Besthoff, DrPH, MHA, RN
Assistant Professor of Nursing
DrPH, City University of New York
516-463-7666
catherine.m.besthoff@hofstra.edu
Kyle B Beuttenmuller, DNP, RN, CRNA
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Nursing
DNP, Rutgers University
516-463-7475
Kyle.B.Beuttenmuller@hofstra.edu
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
Calandra Y Campbell-Branch, MBA
Adjunct Instructor of Nursing
MBA, Adelphi University
516-463-7475
Calandra.Y.Campbell-Branch@hofstra.edu
Peter A Caruso, MS, RN, FNP
Adjunct Instructor of Nursing
MS, Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing
516-463-7475
Peter.A.Caruso@hofstra.edu
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
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 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
Cynthia S Cichanowicz, DNP, MS, RN, ANP-BC
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Nursing
DNP, Catholic University of America
516-463-7475
Cynthia.S.Cichanowicz@hofstra.edu
Jefferson 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
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
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
Ana C Costa-Frease, MS, RN, FNP-BC
Adjunct Instructor of Nursing
MS, Molloy College
516-463-7475
Ana.C.Costa-Frease@hofstra.edu
Courtney B Cronin, MS, RN, MEDSURG-BC
Adjunct Instructor of Nursing
MS, Stony Brook University
516-463-7475
Courtney.B.Cronin@hofstra.edu
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 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
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
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
Susan M Draper, MS, RN, CRNA
Adjunct Instructor of Nursing
MS, St. Joseph College- Nursing Education
516-463-7475
Susan.M.Draper@hofstra.edu
Margaret 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 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
Lisa A English, MS, RN
Adjunct Instructor of Nursing
MS, Stony Brook University- Masters of Education in Nursing
516-463-7475
Lisa.A.English@hofstra.edu
Laura Ernst, AGACNP-BC
Instructor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, St. Francis Hospital
MS, New York University
516-463-7475
Melissa Fackler, MS, RN, FNP-BC
Adjunct Instructor of Nursing
MS, Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing
516-463-7475
Melissa.Fackler@hofstra.edu
Tammy L Favaro, MSN
Adjunct Instructor of Nursing
MSN, Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing
516-463-7475
tammy.l.favaro@hofstra.edu
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 Ferrara, MS, APRN, FNP-BC
Instructor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, Health Solutions, Northwell Health
MS, Hofstra University
516-463-7475
Amy.Ferrara@hofstra.edu
Andrew Fingerhut, MSN, RN, CEN, TCRN
Adjunct Instructor of Nursing
MSN, Excelsior College- Nursing Informatics
516-463-7475
Andrew.Fingerhut@hofstra.edu
Maya Frankfurt, PhD
Assistant Professor of Nursing
PhD, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine
516-463-7475
Maya.Frankfurt@hofstra.edu
G. 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
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
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
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
Grace J Geevarghese, MS, RN, FNP-BC, AGACNP-BC
Adjunct Instructor of Nursing
PMC AGACNP, University of Pennsylvania
516-463-7475
Grace.J.Geevarghese@hofstra.edu
Annmarie Gennattasio, DNP, MA, MS, NNP-BC, RNC, C-NNIC
Program Director Neonatal Nurse Practitioner DNP (elect)
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Nursing
Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies
DNP, Duke University
718-470-3380
Annmarie.Gennattasio@hofstra.edu
Robert Gluck, MD
Associate Professor of Nursing
MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
516-463-7475
Robert.I.Gluck@hofstra.edu
Chenelle Grant, DNP, FNP-BC
Assistant Professor of Nursing
DNP, Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing
516-463-7475
Chenelle.Grant@hofstra.edu
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
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
Tara L Hertz, DNP, MS, RN, AGACNP-BC
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Nursing
DNP, Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing
516-463-7475
Tara.L.Hertz@hofstra.edu
Eibhlis 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 B. Houck DNP, RN, ANP-BC, FNP
Assistant Professor of Nursing
DNP, Stony Brook University
516-463-7466
Maureen.B.Houck@hofstra.edu
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
Shamsul Islam, PharmD, MBA
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Nursing
PharmD, Arnold and Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy
516-463-7475
Shamsul.Islam@hofstra.edu
Elyse 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
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
Jessica Jimenez, MS, RN, BCEN
Adjunct Instructor of Nursing
MS, Nursing Leadership & Administration- Stony Brook University
516-463-7475
Jessica.Jimenez@hofstra.edu
Jamina 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
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
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
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
Renat Khasanov, MS, RN, PMHNP-BC
Adjunct Instructor of Nursing
MS, Stony Brook University
516-463-7475
Renat.Khasanov@hofstra.edu
Danielle N Knuppel, MS, RN, FNP-BC, AGACNP-BC, ENP-BC
Adjunct Instructor of Nursing
PMC AGACNP, Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing
516-463-7475
danielle.n.knuppel@hofstra.edu
Jeffrey 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 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
Tiffany N LaSister, DNP, MS, RN, FNP-BC, ACNP
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Nursing
DNP, Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing
516-463-7475
Tiffany.N.Lasister@hofstra.edu
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
Jennifer Lincks, DNP, RN, ANP-BC
Assistant Professor of Nursing
DNP, Stony Brook University
516-463-7675
Jennifer.Lincks@hofstra.edu
Marsha LoCastro, DNP, APRN
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, LIJ Medical Center, Northwell Health
DNP, Stony Brook University
516-463-7475
MLoCastro@northwell.edu
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 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
Sheri L Lubniewski, MSN, RN-BC, MEDSURG-BC
Adjunct Instructor of Nursing
MSN, Loyal University New Orleans
516-463-7475
Sheri.L.Lubniewski@hofstra.edu
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
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
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
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
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
Nicole L Mascellaro, EdD, MS, RN, NE-BC
Adjunct Instructor of Nursing
EdD, Doctor of Nursing Education and Leadership- Columbia University Teachers College
516-463-7475
Nicole.L.Mascellaro@hofstra.edu
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 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 McDonnell, DNP, AGACNP-BC
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, LIJ Forest Hills Hospital, Northwell Health
MS, Hofstra University
516-463-7475
Max.F.McDonnell@hofstra.edu
Michele McGovern, MS, RNC, CBC
Adjunct Instructor of Nursing
MS, Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing
516-463-7475
Michele.McGovern@hofstra.edu
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 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
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
Amalia Misir, DNP, MS, RN, AGACNP-BC
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Nursing
DNP, Capella University
516-463-7475
Amalia.Misir@hofstra.edu
Brittany Mockler, DNP, RN, AGACNP-BC, CEN, SANE
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, North Shore University Hospital, Northwell Health
MS, Hofstra University
516-463-7475
Brittany.E.Mockler@hofstra.edu
Arif Mohammed, DNP, CRNA
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, Northwell Health
DNP, Chatham University
516-463-7475
Arif.Mohammed@hofstra.edu
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
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 Nugdalla, DNP, AGACNP-BC, RN-BC
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, South Shore University Hospital, Northwell Health
MS, Hofstra University
516-463-7475
Kareem.Nugdalla@hofstra.edu
Arlette T Nunez, MSN, RN, RNAC-CT
Adjunct Instructor of Nursing
MSN, Molloy College
516-463-7475
Arlette.T.Nunez@hofstra.edu
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 Plotkin, DNP, RN, ACNP-BC
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Senior Nurse Practitioner, South Shore University Hospital, Northwell Health
MS, Columbia University
516-463-7475
Gary.Plotkin@hofstra.edu
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 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
Carole E Quiroz, DNP, MSN, RN, CRNA
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Nursing
DNP, Anesthesiology- Barry University
516-463-7475
Carole.E.Quiroz@hofstra.edu
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
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
Mary Lou Reidy, DNP, MS, RN, FNP
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Nursing
DNP, Hunter College
516-463-7475
MaryLou.Reidy@hofstra.edu
Lisa D Reilly, MS, RN, AGACNP-BC
Adjunct Instructor of Nursing
MS, Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing
516-463-7475
lisa.d.reilly@hofstra.edu
Danielle Riccardi, MSN, RN
Adjunct Instructor of Nursing
MSN, Stony Brook University
516-463-7475
danielle.riccardi@hofstra.edu
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
Ross M Rieman, DNP, MS, RN, AGACNP-BC, FNP-BC
Adjunct Instructor of Nursing
DNP, Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing
516-463-7475
Ross.M.Rieman@hofstra.edu
Jorge L Rivera Agosto, JD, MS
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Nursing
JD, Inter American University of Puerto Rico School of Law
516-463-7475
Jorge.L.RiveraAgosto@hofstra.edu
James C Roberson III, DNP, MS, CRNA
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Nursing
DNP, Vanderbilt University
516-463-7475
James.C.RobersonIII@hofstra.edu
Cristina R Romanczyk, MS, RN, NPD-BC, CMSRN
Adjunct Instructor of Nursing
MS, Nursing Education- Stony Brook University
516-463-7475 Cristina.R.Romanczyki@hofstra.edu
Stacey 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 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
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
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
Patricia Sarcona, DNP, MSN, CRNA
Assistant Professor of Nursing Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
516-463-7475
Patricia.H.Sarcona@hofstra.edu
Kerri Scanlon, MSN, RN, FAAN
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Executive Director, Glen Cove Hospital, Northwell Health
MS, Columbia University
516-463-7475
KScanlon@northwell.edu
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
Jooyeon (Joanne) Seo, MS, RN, FNP-BC, CCRN
Adjunct Instructor of Nursing
MS, Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing
516-463-7475
soyeon.jo@hofstra.edu
Billie Jean Sheridan
Instructor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, Northwell Health
MS, SUNY Downstate
516-463-7475
Billie.J.Sheridan@hofstra.edu
Sandi W Shroyer, DNP, RN, CRNA
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Nursing
DNP, Nurse Anesthesia- University of Maryland
516-463-7475
Sandi.W.Shroyer@hofstra.edu
Tanyka Smith, PhD, FNP-C
Assistant Professor at Hofstra School of Nursing
Addiction Medicine and Primary Care at CSEDNY, Brooklyn, NY
PhD, New York University
Office: 516-463-7671
Tanyka.Smith@hofstra.edu
Bernadette Sosnowski-Funk, DNP, RN, ACNP-BC
Assistant Professor of Nursing
DNP, New York University
516-463-6802
Bernadette.Sosnowski@hofstra.edu
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
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
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 Stevens, AGACNP-BC
Instructor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, North Shore University Hospital, Northwell Health
MS, New York University
516-463-7475
KStevens2@northwell.edu
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
Donna A Tanzi, PhD, RN, NE-BC, NPD-BC
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Nursing
PhD Nursing, CUNY Graduate Center
516-463-7475
donna.a.tanzi@hofstra.edu
Michelle Teitelbaum, MSN, AGACNP-BC, NY-SAFE
SANE Program Evaluator
MSN, Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing
516-463-7475
Michelle.Teitelbaum@hofstra.edu
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
Benzy Thomas, PhD, MA, RN, AGACNP-BC, ANP
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Nursing
PhD, Adelphi University
516-463-7475
Benzy.Thomas@hofstra.edu
Lily 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 Tomei, MD, MBA, MHA, CPH
Assistant Professor of Nursing
MD, Universidad de Guadalajara
516-463-7379
Mario.Tomei@hofstra.edu
Kristina 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 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 Tudisco, MS, RN, FNP-BC
Instructor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, LIJ Medical Center, Northwell Health
516-463-7475
carolyn.b.tudisco@hofstra.edu
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
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 Walsh DNP, ANP-BC
Instructor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, Health Solutions, Northwell Health
MA, Stony Brook University
516-463-7475
Anne.Walsh@hofstra.edu
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 Willenbrock, DNP, ANP-C
Assistant Professor of Nursing
DNP, Stony Brook University
516-463-5774
Donna.Willenbrock@hofstra.edu
Mikaela A Wolf, DNP, MSN, RN, AGACNP-BC
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Nursing
DNP, Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing
516-463-7475
Mikaela.A.Wolf@hofstra.edu
Andrew Wong, DNP, AGACNP-BC, CEN, CPEN, CCRN-K
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Manager, Advanced Clinical Providers
Nurse Practitioner, Lenox Hill Hospital, Northwell Health
MS, Hofstra University
516-463-7475
Awong6@northwell.edu
Gary Yam, DNP, RN, AGACNP, CRNA
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Nursing
DNP, Nurse Anesthesia- University of Buffalo
516-463-7475
Gary.Yam@hofstra.edu
Daniel Zaffuto, MS, RN, AGACNP-BC
Adjunct Instructor of Nursing
MS AGACNP, Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing
516-463-7475
Daniel.Zaffuto@hofstra.edu
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 Anglim, BS, EMT-B
Instructor of Nursing
Clinical Simulation Educator, Patient Safety Institute, Northwell Health
516-463-7475
JAnglim@northwell.edu
Andrew 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, 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 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 Lalor, BS, EMT-CC, CHSE, CHSOS
Instructor of Nursing
Clinical Simulation Educator, Patient Safety Institute, Northwell Health
516-463-7475
JLalor1@northwell.edu
John Perrone, BS, EMT-B, CHSOS
Instructor of Nursing
Clinical Simulation Educator, Patient Safety Institute, Northwell Health
516-463-7475
JPerrone12@northwell.edu
Judy-Ann Schatzel, EMT-B
Instructor of Nursing
Senior Clinical Instructor, Emergency Medical Institute, Northwell Health
516-463-7475
JSchatzel@northwell.edu
Theresa Wanamaker, MSEd
Instructor of Nursing
Program Director, Clinical Skills Center, Northwell Health
516-396-6554
Twanamaker@northwell.edu