Angela V. Carrano, DNP, MSN, RNAssociate Professor of Nursing
Department of Nursing Joined USJ:
MSN, Nursing Education, University of Hartford
BSN, Sacred Heart University
Dr. Carrano practiced as a staff nurse in an inner-city emergency department trauma center for 20 years, and recently as a community public health nurse case manager in home care for the past 10 years. Realizing her passion for teaching as she mentored and precepted new nurses, she began teaching BLS early in her nursing career. Shortly after, she returned to school to achieve an MSN in nursing education and her DNP in population health. Her doctoral research focused on emergency disaster preparedness in the United States and abroad. She has given many presentations and holds many certifications in emergency preparedness. Her doctoral studies also included studying abroad in Cork, Ireland. Dr. Carrano has been in nursing education for 16 years, teaching in areas of her clinical expertise, including critical care nursing, mental health, and community public health nursing.
Dr. Carrano was the Ex-Officio, Representative for the Connecticut Public Health Association and Secretary for the East Shore District Health Department, where she previously served as Commissioner for nine years. In addition, she is a Past President of the Connecticut Public Health Nurses Association, and a Past Treasurer for the Connecticut Critical Care Nurses Association. Member of the Connecticult Nurses Honor Guard and Medical Response Corp for Region 2.
Mental Health and Public Health Nursing
Critical Care Nursing