Science Faculty

The science faculty at Marywood are highly qualified and dedicated professionals. All full-time faculty hold doctorates from prestigious universities. In addition to teaching lecture and laboratory courses, the science faculty advise students regarding course selection and graduate schools, direct student research, and prepare qualified majors to work as laboratory assistants.

Full Time Faculty

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Deanne Garver, Ph.D.

Chairperson & Assistant Professor of Chemistry
570-348-6211 x2564
CNHS 328

Courses: Organic Chemistry, and Chemistry

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Lisa Antoniacci, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biology and Biotechnology, Director of Biotechnology Program, and Health Professions Advisory Committee (HPAC) Chairperson
570-348-6211 x2565
CNHS 333

Courses: Biotechnology, Immunology, Microbiology, Molecular Genetics, Cell Biology

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Christopher Brey, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
570-348-6211 x2544
CNHS 331

Courses: ● BIOL 302/502 Bioinformatics ● BIOL 383/583 Emerging Medicine & Technologies ● BIOL 446/546 Genetics ● BIOL 234 Intro. to Cell Molecular Biology & Nutrigenomics ● BIOL 520 Graduate Literature Review ● BIOL 150/151 General Biology Lab

Corinne Breymeier


John Croom


Sara Farwell


Mary Lynn Grayeski, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Chemistry
570-348-6211 ext. 4598
CNHS room # 337 B

Courses: Principles of Chemistry, General Chemistry, and Analytical Chemistry

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Deborah Hokien, Ph.D.

Associate Dean College of Health & Human Services

Courses: Quantitative Research Design, Chemistry of Our World, General Chemistry Laboratory, Chemical Analysis

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Michael C. Kiel, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biology
570-348-6211 x2478
CNHS 325

Courses: Cell Biology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Biotechnology

Caitlin Kurey


Christopher McCann


Sara Melick


John Minora


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Brian Piatak, DC

Assistant Professor
570-348-6211 x2927
CNHS 326

Courses: Anatomy and Physiology

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Monica Pierri-Galvao, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Physics
570-348-6211 x2439
CNHS 336

Courses: Physics

Alisha Pitchford


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Steven Reggie, DC

Clinical Assistant Professor, Doctor of Chiropractic
570-348-6211 x2301
CNHS 327

Courses: Anatomy and Physiology and Human Gross Anatomy

Susan Roche


Krista Wargo

Laboratory Instructor
Ext. 2528
Center for Natural and Health Science (CNHS) building Room # 329

Part-Time Faculty

Jamie Mason-Clark, Ed.D.
Office hours are by appointment. Please email directly to make an appointment.

Joseph Snedeker, MS
Office hours are by appointment. Please email directly to make an appointment.

Science Program Staff

Maria Gentilezza

Administrative Assistant
570-348-6211 x6265
CNHS Room # 350

Deborah Wardach, M.S.

Laboratory Manager
CNHS 104