nursing faculty and staff

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

Chair of Nursing, Assistant Professor
jawilliams@marywood.edu

Research Interests:

Interest in Nursing Culture; Public Health; Community Health


Theresa Tulaney, MS, RN, GCNS-BC

Assistant Chair of Nursing, Clinical Assistant/Clinical Coordinator
ttulaney@marywood.edu

Research Interests:

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


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

Coordinator of LPN/BSN, Assistant Professor of Nursing
khealy-karabell@marywood.edu

Research Interests:

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


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

Professor of Nursing
bshiggins@marywood.edu

Research Interests:

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


Lab Manager



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

Clinical Instructor
maobrien@marywood.edu


Janet Kania

Administrative Assistant
jmkania@marywood.edu