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Faculty and Staff

Meet the faculty and staff of the School of Interdisciplinary Health and Science

Our faculty and staff are experts in their fields, recognized in Connecticut and nationally for their pioneering work in Health Science, Counseling and Applied Behavioral Studies, Human Development and Family Studies, Nursing, Nutrition and Public Health, Psychology and Social Work.

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Kathleen Barrett Associate Professor of Counseling and Applied Behavioral Studies
Christiana Best-Giacomini Assistant Professor of Department of Social Work and Equitable Community Practice
AnneMarie Britt Executive Administrative Assistant, School of Interdisciplinary Health and Science
Melissa Brown Assistant Professor of Nutrition and Public Health
Katharine-Ann Buck Associate Professor of Human Development and Family Studies
Lucinda Canty Assistant Professor of Nursing
Elba Caraballo Assistant Professor of Social Work and Equitable Community Practice, Director of Field Education
Christine Caruso Visiting Assistant Professor
Kristin Cistulli Associate Professor of Psychology
Andrea Courtemanche Assistant Professor of Counseling and Applied Behavioral Studies
Anthony De Jesús Associate Professor of Social Work and Equitable Community Practice
Madeline De Jesús Associate Professor of Social Work and Equitable Community Practice
Heather Evans Assistant Professor of Nursing
Filomena Fiore Clinical Coordinator for Graduate Nursing
Joyce Fontana Associate Professor of Nursing
Elizabeth Francis-Connolly Dean, School of Interdisciplinary Health and Science
Sheila Garilli Instructor of Nursing
Margaret Gaughan Associate Professor of Nutrition
Lisa Gleason Assistant to the Chair and Administrative Assistant for Undergraduate Nursing
Mary Graham Instructor, Department of Nursing
Richard Halstead Chair, Professor of Counseling and Applied Behavioral Studies
Kathryn Henderson Assistant Professor of Counseling and Applied Behavioral Studies
Reverend Ihemedu Assistant Professor of Counseling and Applied Behavioral Studies
Kimberly Joerg Associate Professor of Nursing
Yvonne Joy Director of DNP program, Assistant Professor of Nursing
Ruth Kelly Associate Professor of Nursing
Ryan Kimball Assistant Professor of Counseling and Applied Behavioral Studies
Janet Knecht Chair, Associate Professor of Nursing
Sandy Knight Administrative Assistant of Graduate Nursing
Lisa Kuntz Associate Clinical Professor of Psychology
Margery Lawrence Chair, Associate Professor of Nutrition
Susan Lester Assistant Professor of Counseling and Applied Behavioral Studies
Linda Lohmeyer Administrative Assistant of Nutrition and Public Health
Robert Madden Professor of Social Work and Equitable Community Practice
Heather Mangino Instructor of Nursing
Mariann Mankowski Assistant Professor of Social Work and Equitable Community Practice
Charlotte Mann Assistant Professor of Counseling and Applied Behavioral Studies
Katherine McCrea Administrative Assistant, School of Interdisciplinary Health and Science
Lauren Micalizzi Assistant Professor of Psychology
Melissa Mokel Director, RN-BSN Program, Assistant Professor of Nursing
Megan Mooney Director of the Nursing Learning Center
Karen Myrick Associate Professor of Nursing
Elijah Nealy Assistant Professor of Social Work and Equitable Community Practice
Patrick Nickoletti Chair, Associate Professor of Human Development and Family Studies
Marte Ostvik-de Wilde Associate Professor of Counseling and Applied Behavior Studies
Denise Puia Assistant Professor of Nursing
Angie Quintero-Ares Administrative Assistant, Department of Social Work and Equitable Community Practice and BSW Program
Kaydian Reid Assistant Professor of Public Health
Gina Reiners Director, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program, Assistant Professor of Nursing
Tracey Robinson Visiting Assistant Professor in Psychology
Gina Rosich Assistant Professor of Social Work
Nelly Schwan Director, BSW Program, Associate Professor of Social Work and Equitable Community Practice
Theodora Sirota Professor of Nursing
Heidi Smolka, '10 Director of Family Nurse Practitioner Program, Assistant Professor of Nursing
Amy Taylor Administrative Assistant of Social Work and Equitable Community Practice and MSW Program
Laura Turner Assistant Professor of Counseling and Applied Behavioral Studies
Nikos Valance Visiting Assistant Professor
Angela Washington Instructor and Director of Field Education, BSW Program
Raymie Wayne Chair, Professor of Social Work and Equitable Community Practice
Jeffrey White Program Director of Marriage and Family Therapy, Visiting Professor
Mary Whitney Chair, Associate Professor of Psychology
Michele Wolff Research Associate Public Health, Department of Nutrition and Public Health
Margot Zaharek-Girgasky Assistant Professor of Nutrition
Nora Zinan Associate Professor of Nursing

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