Academic Experts Database

Our faculty, staff, and administrators are available to provide their expertise on a variety of topics (listed at right). This database is designed primarily for members of the media looking for public comments.

To speak to a faculty or staff expert, please contact Sherry Frable at (570) 348-6207 or

Topic: Healthcare

Agnes A. Cardoni, PhD

Assistant Professor

Topics: Healthcare; Education; Women's Issues;

Areas of Expertise: Medical Humanities and Narrative Medicine; Influence of the Humanities on Medical/ Health-care Education; Secondary Education, especially issues in High-school English; American writer Tillie Olsen feminist Working-class Literature of the 20th Century

Dennis Chapman, Ph.D., LCSW-R

Assistant Professor

Topics: Diseases & Disorders; Social Services; Healthcare;

Areas of Expertise: Group work (support & skills building); Gerontology (improving the well-being of nursing home residents with dementia); Mental Health (treatment & program management)

Theresa Tulaney, MS, RN, GCNS-BC

Clinical Instructor

Topics: Families & Parenting; Healthcare;

Areas of Expertise: Geriatrics and Medical/surgical nursing