nursing faculty and staff

Dr. Barbara Higgins, Ph. D., APRN, FAANP

Chair of Nursing, Professor of Nursing

Research Interests:

Menopausal health; urinary health across women's lifespan; innovative nursing curriculum design; and, service learning in nursing education.

Theresa Tulaney, MS, RN, GCNS-BC

Assistant Chair of Nursing, Clinical Faculty

Research Interests:

Geriatrics; aging in place; critical thinking in nursing education; and, enhancing clinical education.

Cheryl Burke MSN, RN, CNS, CPHQ

Skills Lab and Simulation Manager

Dr. Kathleen Healy-Karabell, DNP, RN-CNS, CSN

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Research Interests:

Quality improvement; school-related student incivility and violence; violence in the workplace; depression in the elderly; and, abuse related to PTSD

Mary Ann O'Brien, MSN, RN, CCRN, CNE

Clinical Instructor

Dr. Judith A. Williams, PhD, MSN, MS, RN-BC

Assistant Professor

Research Interests:

Interest in Nursing Culture; Public Health; Community Health

Janet Kania

Administrative Assistant