University of Saint Joseph
School of Health and Natural Sciences (SHNS)
1678 Asylum Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117-2791
Raouf N. Boules, Ph.D.
Executive Administrative Assistant
Charles Morgan, Ph.D.
Director of the Graduate Program
Ellen Anderson, Ph.D.
Leonidas Jones, Ph.D.
Diane Dean, Ph.D.
Director of the Graduate Program
Ekaterina Lioutikova, Ph.D.
Theodora Sirota, Ph.D., APRN, CNL
Undergraduate Clinical Coordinator
Graduate Clinical Coordinator
Melissa J. Mokel, Ph.D., APRN-BC
Director, RN - BSN Program
Gina Reiners, Ph.D., APRN
Graduate Director of the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and Certificate Programs
Janet Knecht, Ph.D.
Director of Traditional Undergraduate and Accelerated Nursing Programs
Administrative Assistant, Graduate Studies Office
Administrative Assistant, Undergraduate Studies Office
Margery Lawrence, Ph.D., RD
Chair and Graduate Director, Nutrition and Public Health Department
Katie Martin, Ph.D.
Director of the Public Health Program
Director of the Dietetic Internship Program
Jocelyn Mullins, DVM, Ph.D., MPH
Assistant Professor, Public Health
Margot Zaharek-Girgasky, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor in the Department of Nutrition and Public Health
Meg E. Gaughan, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Nutrition, Director of SNAP-ED
Melissa Brown, Ph.D., RD
Assistant Professor, Nutrition and Public Health
Michele Wolff, MPH
Program Coordinator, Public Health, Nutrition and Public Health Department
Administrative Assistant, Nutrition and Public Health
Carrie Walker, MPAS, MS, PA-C
Founding Director and Department Chair, Physician Assistant Studies
Timothy Ferrarotti, DHSc, PA-C, DFAAPA
Director of Didactic Education, Physician Assistant Studies
Ed Kavle, MD, FAAP
Founding Medical Director, Physician Assistant Studies
Rebecca Austin, MS, PA-C
Director of Clinical Education, Physician Assistant Studies
Administrative Assistant, Physician Assistant Studies
Irene Guttilla Reed, Ph.D.
USJ’s acting troupe, Queenes Companye, will present the Wickedly Witty One-Acts from Thursday, Nov. 16, through Saturday, Nov. 18, at 7:30 p.m., in the Hoffman Auditorium of Bruyette Athenaeum on the University’s West Hartford campus. Throughout its history, Queenes Companye – led by faculty advisor Mark Zelinsky, Ph.D., associate professor of English and chair of …
The Nursing Career Fair took place on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017. Health care and medical companies in attendance included: Bristol Hospital and Healthcare Group, Community Health Resources (CHR), Charlotte Hungerford Hospital, Hartford Hospital, Lawrence and Memorial Hospital, Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Seabury, Travelers, and Yale-New Haven Hospital. “The Nursing Career Fair is a …
Former FBI Special Agent Gerard F. Downes spoke at the University of Saint Joseph via Skype on Monday, Oct. 23, 2017to an engaged crowd including students currently enrolled in USJ’s new elective, The Serial Killer Handbook. His presentation centered on his four decades of experience in the FBI and law enforcement. During that time, he …
Connecticut’s Largest Contemporary Dance Festival The celebrated 5X5 Dance Festival brings together choreographers, performers, educators, and students to study and perform. Artists, students, and audiences share their experiences, talents, and inspirations through master classes, workshops, discussions, and performances. The 15th Annual 5X5 Dance Festival performances and master classes will be held in the University of …
On Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, the University of Saint Joseph’s BRAVE Leadership Club attended the sixth International Day of the Girl Summit at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. International Day of the Girl is a day dedicated to celebrating girls worldwide, by encouraging them to reach their full potential and increasing awareness of …
Come and celebrate the Word of the Lord and be in Communion with Him. A light meal is provided after the Liturgy!...
Come join us to learn more about the opportunities in Pharmacy at the University of Saint Joseph. This will be an information session that will allow visitors to learn more about our programs. Join us for a presentation and tour as we dive into the world of Pharmacy and explore all of the options that exist....
The University of Saint Joseph Women’s Leadership Center
The Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame
Powerful Voices: Connecticut Women Changing Democracy
Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017
Registration at 5:30 p.m., Program at 6 p.m.