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Our Faculty

Meet the individuals who are moving the field forward.

The faculty of the College of Nursing and Public Health are accomplished researchers, passionate teachers and tireless advocates for healthcare issues.

Professors

Philip Alcabes
Director of Public Health Program

Patrick R. Coonan
Dean

Anne Peirce

Jane White
Associate Dean for Research

Associate Professors

Esther Judith Ackerhalt

Christine Coughlin

Diane Dembicki, Clinical
Director of M.S. in Nutrition Program

Margot DeSevo

Patricia Donohue-Porter
Director of Ph.D. Program in Nursing

Maryann Forbes
Chair of Adult Health Nursing

Marilyn B. Klainberg
Chair of Family, Mental Health and Community Systems in Nursing

Ditsapelo McFarland

Arlene Trolman

Joan Valas
Chair of Graduate Studies in Nursing

Assistant Professors

Deborah Ambrosio-Mawhirter
Chair of Nursing Foundations

Helen C. Ballestas

Stefni Bogard, Clinical

Jacqueline Brandwein, Clinical

Nancy Cole, Clinical

Patricia Facquet, Clinical

Akhtar Ghassemi

Yvonne D. Gray, Clinical

Beth Heydemann, Clinical

Clarilee Hauser
Visiting Assistant Professor

William Jacobowitz

Elizabeth Lee

Seonah Lee

Shan Liu

Karen Mancini, Clinical

Teresa Mascitti, Clinical

Andrea McCrink
Director of PATH Program

Deborah Murphy, Clinical

Janet Raman

Maureen Roller, Clinical

Kenneth C. Rondello
Chair of Allied Health (Emergency Management, Public Health)

Bayla Samter, Clinical

Tonya Samuel

Margaret Silver, Clinical
Director of R.N. to B.S. Program

Yiyuan Sun

Debra SwensonClinical 

Thomas Virgona

Full-Time Lecturer

Ulrich Rosa

 

Senior Adjunct Faculty

Joseph D’Angelo

Patricia Dolan

Janet Hand

Judith M. Greenberger

Convenient Locations
Explore Adelphi's four locations in the New York metropolitan area.
Garden City and beyond
Experts in Wellness
You can fill the critical need for well-prepared nutrition professionals.
Learn about our M.S. in Nutrition.
Healthy Communities
Advance the health of populations and the public health infrastructure.
Find out about our M.P.H. Program.