Faculty and Staff


Faculty and Staff

Meet the leaders and mentors of the School of Health and Natural Sciences

Our faculty and staff are experts in their fields, recognized in Connecticut and nationally for their pioneering work in biology, chemistry, mathematical sciences, nursing, nutrition & dietetics. Contact us to learn more.

Faculty

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Raouf N. Boules, Ph.D., Dean, School of Health and Natural Sciences; Professor of Mathematical Sciences

860.231.5803
[email protected]
Dr. Boule's Profile
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Christina Alevras, Instructor of Biology

860.231.5889
[email protected]
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Ellen G. Anderson, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Chemistry, Associate Professor of Chemistry

860.231.5239
[email protected]

Dr. Anderson's Profile
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Rebecca Austin, M.S., PA-C, Director of Clinical Education, Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies

860.231.5464
[email protected]
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Melissa Brown, Ph.D., RD, Assistant Professor of Nutrition

860.231.5262
[email protected]
Dr. Brown's Profile
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Nancy Cabelus, DNP, AFN-BC, Assistant Professor of Nursing

860.231.5613
[email protected]
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Dania Cabrera, MSN, RN-BC, Instructor of Nursing

860.231.5298
[email protected]
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Lucinda Canty, CNM, MSN, Assistant Professor of Nursing

860.231.5211
[email protected]
Professor Canty's Profile
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Jesse Crandall, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Chemistry

860.231.5240
[email protected]
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Jerry Darling, Ph.D., Professor of Physics and Chemistry

860.231.5441
[email protected]

Dr. Darling's Profile
Diane Dean, Ph.D.
Diane Dean, Ph.D., Director of the Graduate Program of Chemistry, Associate Professor of Chemistry

860.231.5305
[email protected]

Dr. Dean's Profile
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Derek Dube, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Biology

860.231.5822
[email protected]

Dr. Dube's Profile
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Timothy Ferrarotti, DHSc, PA-C, DFAAPA, Director of Didactic Education, Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies

860.231.5801
[email protected]

Dr. Ferrarotti's Profile
Joyce S. Fontana, Ph.D.
Joyce Fontana, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Nursing

860.231.5282
[email protected]

Dr. Fontana's Profile
Margaret E. Gaughan, Ph.D.
Meg E. Gaughan, Ph.D., Director of SNAP-ED, Associate Professor of Nutrition

860.231.5234
[email protected]

Dr. Gaughan's Profile
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Dalia Giedrimiene, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Biology

860.231.5354
[email protected]

Dr. Giedrimiene's Profile
Steven Goldstein, Ph.D.
Steven W. Goldstein, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Chemistry

860.231.5709
[email protected]

Dr. Goldstein's Profile
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Mary Lou Graham, MSN, APRN, BC, Instructor of Nursing

860.231.5593
[email protected]

Ms. Graham's Profile
Kim Joerg, DNP, MSN, PNP-BC
Kim Joerg, DNP, MSN, PNP-BC, Interim Director of DNP program, Associate Professor of Nursing

860.231.5867
[email protected]

Dr. Joerg's Profile
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Leonidas Jones, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Chemistry

860.231.5212
[email protected]
Dr. Jones' Profile
Yvonne Joy, MSN, APRN
Yvonne Joy, MSN, APRN, Assistant Professor of Nursing

860.231.5258
[email protected]
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Ed Kavle, MD, FAAP, Founding Medical Director, Associate Professor of Physician Assistant Studies

860.231.5389
[email protected]

Dr. Kavle's Profile
Sr. Ruth Kelly, Ph.D., RSN
Ruth Kelly, RSM, Ph.D., CNE, Associate Professor of Nursing

860.231.5284
[email protected]

Sr. Kelly's Profile
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Janet Knecht, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Nursing

860.231.5280
[email protected]

Dr. Knecht's Profile
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Michelle Kraczkowski, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Biology

860.231.5864
[email protected]
Dr. Kraczkowski's Profile
Margery Lawrence, Ph.D., RD
Margery Lawrence, Ph.D., RD, Chair, Department of Nutrition and Public Health, Associate Professor of Nutrition

860.231.5388
[email protected]

Dr. Lawrence's Profile
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Ekaterina Lioutikova, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Associate Professor of Mathematical Sciences

860.231.5285
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Dr. Lioutikova's Profile
Joseph Manthey, Ph.D.
Joseph Manthey, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Mathematical Sciences

860.231.5603
[email protected]

Dr. Manthey's Profile
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Melissa Marcucci, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biology

860.231.5248
[email protected]

Dr. Marcucci's Profile
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Katie S. Martin, Ph.D., Director of BS in Public Health program, Assistant Professor of Public Health

860.231.5235
[email protected]

Dr. Martin's Profile
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Kirsten Martin, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biology

860.231.5385
[email protected]

Dr. Martin's Profile
Carol Millard
Carol A. Millard, MS, Interim Chair, Department of Biology, Assistant Professor of Biology

860.231.5392
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Professor Millard's Profile
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Mary Minto, MHS, PA-C, Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies

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Melissa J. Mokel, Ph.D., APRN-BC, Director, RN - BSN Program; Assistant Professor of Nursing

860.231.5704
[email protected]
Dr. Mokel's Profile
Charles Morgan, Ph.D.
Charles Morgan, Ph.D., Director of the Graduate Program in Biology, Associate Professor of Biology

860.231.5535
[email protected]

Dr. Morgan's Profile
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Jocelyn Mullins, DVM, MPH, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Public Health

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Kristen Procko '03, Ph.D., Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry

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Denise C. Puia '91, MSN, RNC, Assistant Professor of Nursing

860.231.5249
[email protected]

Professor Puia's Profile
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Kerri Ann Rall, MPAS, PA-C, Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies

860.231.5782
[email protected]
Irene Guttilla Reed, Ph.D.
Irene Guttilla Reed, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biology

860.231.5768
[email protected]

Dr. Reed's Profile
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Gina Reiners, Ph.D., APRN, Director of the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program and Certificate Program, Assistant Professor of Nursing

860.231.2080
[email protected]

Dr. Reiner's Profile
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Theodora Sirota, Ph.D., APRN, CNL, Chair, Department of Nursing

860.231.5591
[email protected]
Heidi M. Smolka, MSN, APRN-BC
Heidi M. Smolka, DNP, APRN-BC, Director of the Family Nurse Practitioner Program, Assistant Professor of Nursing

860.231.5304
[email protected]

Dr. Smolka's Profile
Elizabeth Tenison, M.S., RD
Elizabeth Tenison, M.S., R.D., Dietetic Internship Director

860.231.5254
[email protected]
Carrie Walker, MPAS, MS, PA-C
Carrie Walker, MPAS, MS, PA-C, Founding Director and Chair, Physician Assistant Studies, Assistant Professor, Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies

860.231.5381
[email protected]

Professor Walker's Profile
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Margot Zaharek-Girgasky, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in the Department of Nutrition and Public Health

860.231.5796
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Hong Zhou, Ph.D.
Hong Zhou, Ph.D., Professor of Mathematical and Computer Sciences

860.231.5826
[email protected]

Dr. Zhou's Profile
Nora J. Zinan, DNP, MSPH, RN
Nora J. Zinan, DNP, MSPH, RN, Associate Professor of Nursing

860.231.5316
[email protected]

Dr. Zinan's Profile
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Chris Zito, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biology

860.231.5863
[email protected]

Dr. Zito's Profile

Faculty Emeriti

Peter Markow, Ph.D.
Peter Markow, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus

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Dr. Markow's Profile
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Harold McKone, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus

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Staff


AnneMarie Britt, Executive Administrative Assistant, School of Health and Natural Sciences

860.231.5741
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Julie Burns, Administrative Assistant, Physician Assistant Studies

860.231.5387
[email protected]
Kathy Conway, Undergraduate Clinical Coordinator, Department of Nursing

860.231.5204
[email protected]
Administrative Assistant, Department of Nutrition and Public Health

860.231.5752
Nikki Horelik, Laboratory Coordinator, Department of Chemistry

860.231.5606
[email protected]
 
Sandy Knight
Sandy Knight, Graduate Nursing Administrative Assistant

860.231.5375
[email protected]
Wendy Libowitz, MS, APRN, CPNP-PC, Graduate Clinical Coordinator, Department of Nursing

860.231.5702
[email protected]
Louise Lillpopp, Administrative Assistant of Physician Assistant Studies

860.231.5376
[email protected]
Jaime Markham, Administrative Assistant, Undergraduate Nursing Education

860.231.5253
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Teri Rice, Senior Laboratory Coordinator and Instructor, Department of Biology

860.231.5358
[email protected]
Michele Wolff, Department of Nutrition

860.231.5241
[email protected]

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