Nursing Program: Faculty & Staff

Dr. Theresa Tulaney, PhD, MS, RN, GCNS

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ttulaney@marywood.edu
(570) 348-6211 ext. 2455
Fax: (570) 961-4761
CNHS 317
Research Interests:

Lateral violence; critical thinking in nursing education; and, enhancing clinical education.

Education:

PhD - Marywood University

MSN - Penn State University

BSN - Penn State University


April Ciesielski, MSN, RN

Photo of April Ciesielski, MSN, RN Clinical Coordinator / Clinical Instructor of Nursing
ciesielski@marywood.edu
(570) 348-6211 ext. 4580
Fax: (570) 961-4761
CNHS 321R
Research Interests:

Hospice, geriatric care, and end-of-life care.

Education:

MSN - Wilkes University

BSN - Pennsylvania State University


Patricia Falkowski, MSN, RNC

Photo of Patricia Falkowski, MSN, RNC Clinical Instructor of Nursing
falkowski@marywood.edu
(570) 348-6211 ext. 2114
Fax: (570) 961-4761
CNHS 316
Research Interests:

Maternal Child

Education:

MSN - College Misericordia
BSN - Wilkes University


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

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khealy-karabell@marywood.edu
(570) 348-6211 ext. 2542
Fax: (570) 961-4761
CNHS 341
Research Interests:

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

Education:

DNP - Chatham University
MSN - University of Pennsylvania
BSN - University of Pennsylvania


Katrina Powell, MSN, RN

Photo of Katrina Powell, MSN, RN Clinical Faculty/Lab Manager
katpowell@marywood.edu
570-348-6275
Fax: 570-961-4761
CNHS 314
Research Interests:

Simulation-based research among pre-licensure students to examine practice outcomes that include clinical judgment; clinical reasoning and safety; Virtual Reality Clinical Simulation; clinical education; strategies that promote student success on NCLEX

Education:

MSN University of Phoenix

BSN Wilkes University


Dr. Loriann Pajalich, DNP, MS, RN, CNS, GCNS-BC

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lfpajalich@maryu.marywood.edu
570-348-6211 ext
Fax: 570-961-4761
CNHS 317
Research Interests:

Geriatrics; reduction of falls and increased safety awareness in older adult populations; improvement of transitions from academia to practice for nursing students 

Education:

DNP Wilkes University

MSN Wilkes University

BSN Wilkes University


Amy Wescott, MSN, CRNP

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amywescott@marywood.edu
(570) 348-6211 ext. 4791
Fax: (570) 961-4761
CNHS 315
Research Interests:

Nursing care of disadvantaged pediatric patients

Education:

Post-masters certificate (Acute Care Adult Nurse Practitioner)- Drexel University of Nursing and Health Professions

MSN (Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner)- University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

BSN- Marywood University


Janel Notari

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jnotari@marywood.edu
(570) 348-6275
Fax: (570) 961-4761
CNHS 340