SN Directory (Staff)

Name/Title Location/Phone Specialty
Rexford Acheampong Rexford Acheampong
Applications Specialist

acheamre@rutgers.edu
Newark
SSB 1032
(973) 972-1778
(973) 972-3225 (fax)
 
Shakira Adams Shakira Adams
Program Assistant
Student Affairs Department
adamssa@rutgers.edu
Newark
SSB 1123 1123
(973) 972-4288
(973) 972-3225 (fax)
  • Assists the Assistant Dean of Student Affairs
  • Supports the Center for Academic Success, Recruitment, and Alumni Affairs efforts
  • Supervisor: Donna Cill
 
Carla Atkins-Bland Carla Atkins-Bland
Senior Management Assistant
Office of the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
atkinsc@sn.rutgers.edu
Stratford
UEC 2051
(856) 566-6145
(856) 566-6203 (fax)
  • Provides administrative support to the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, the Assistant Dean for Clinical Affairs, MSN program, Accelerated BSN program, students, faculty and guests
  • Manages SN Room Schedule for the Stratford Campus
  • Supervisor: Marie O'Toole
 
Martha L. Bahamon Martha L. Bahamon
Director of Development, RBHS-School of Nursing and School of Health Related Professions, Rutgers University Foundation

MBahamon@winants.rutgers.edu
Newark
SSB 110-B
(973) 972-0298

  • Work closely with SN to ensure a strong financial foundation for the school.
  • Assist SN to identify, recruit, and cultivate potential individual donors as well as identify prospective corporate and private foundation support.
  • Develop proposals and case statements with assigned SN Faculty and Staff to secure funding for scholarships, priority programs, research, and capital needs.
  • Provide on-going stewardship support of gifts, oversee reporting requirements, conduct donor site visits and plan donor cultivation events.
  • Support SN Alumni Association with fundraising activities such as annual appeal, phonathons, and special events.
 
Michele Beckford Michele Beckford MPA
Sr. Financial Analyst
Business Office
michele.beckford@rutgers.edu
Newark
SSB 1144
(973) 972-8552
(973) 972-3225 (fax)
  • Responsible for compiling and analyzing complex financial data and preparing statistical and summary reporting.
  • Responsible for the process, review and administration of grants and restricted funds fiscal activities.
  • Responsible for monitoring departmental expenditures to ensure compliance with approved appropriations and pertinent local, state, and federal regulations.
  • Responsible for preparing budget and financial analysis, cost and variance analysis, financial forecasts and financial trends of various data.
  • Supervisor: Maria Peralta
 
Mirza Bright Mirza Bright
Senior Management Assistant
Office of the Dean
brightmp@rutgers.edu
Newark
SSB 1141A
(973) 972-1607
(973) 972-9155 (fax)
  • Maintains and organizes the Dean's calendar including meetings, conferences and travel
  • Organizes and maintains incoming correspondence, including documents requiring the Dean's signature
  • Acts as liaison and point of contact for students, faculty, administrators and other key parties
  • Maintains and schedules Dean's conference room and updates SN Master Vacation Calendar
  • Supervisor: Susan Salmond
 
Faithann Brown Faithann Brown MBA
Director, Center for Academic Success

faithann.brown@rutgers.edu
Newark
SSB 1124A
(973) 972-9624

  • Manages and provides appropriate, comprehensive support services for all students to promote success; provides new students with transition support and resources
  • Facilitates faculty referrals and manages scheduling of individual and small group tutoring sessions
  • Coaches students in the development or refinement of skills in time management, organization, reading, studying and testing
  • Provides instruction in style and mechanics of writing
  • Provides advisement to the Student Government Association; coordinates student ambassadors
  • Supervisor: Donna Cill
 
Jennifer Bucalo Jennifer Bucalo
Research Assistant

bucalojm@sn.rutgers.edu
Newark
SSB GA 190
(973) 972-6320
(973)972-8947 (fax)
 
Alysse Congiusta Alysse Congiusta
Financial Coordinator
Business Office
alysse.congiusta@rutgers.edu
Newark
SSB 1127E
(973) 972-8642
(973) 972-3225 (fax)
  • Supports the Business Office
  • Reviews/Processes Check Requests, TA/TEs, Honoraria, POs and Invoices
  • Records/Maintains Timesheets, Time Off Requests and Tuition Reimbursements
  • Assists with year-end PO closures
  • Supervisor: Maria Peralta
 
Ragini Darshan Ragini Darshan BA
Budget Analyst I
Business Office
darshara@sn.rutgers.edu
Newark
SSB 1143A
(973) 972-0893
(973) 972-3225 (fax)
  • Provide financial support services related to student activities/issues
  • Review and analyze financial information and prepare monthly financial statements
  • Review and report on monthly non-salary expenditures
  • Review and analyze tuition revenue and create reports for projection and budgetary purposes
  • Supervisor : Maria Peralta
 
Felicia Dawson Felicia Dawson
Driver/ Certified Nurse Assistant
New Jersey Children's Health Project
dawsonfe@sn.rutgers.edu
Newark
SSB 749
(973) 972-8929
(973) 972-8550 (fax)
  • Assists with patient registration, scheduling, collection of vital signs and compliance with HIPAA requirements
  • Handles mobile van usage, maintenance and repair
  • Inventories clinical supplies and assures safekeeping of all things van-related
  • Supervisor:
 
Thomas DiStefano Thomas DiStefano
Coordinator - Multimedia Design
Technology Support Services
thomas.distefano@rutgers.edu
Newark
SSB GB 01F
(973) 972-7025
(973) 972-3225 (fax)
  • Updates and maintains the School of Nursing web site
  • Creates online surveys and RSVPs for School events
  • Designs hard-copy and electronic marketing materials as well as posters for School events and for faculty conference presentations
  • Supervisor: Patrick Mattis
 
William Dubbs William Dubbs
Research Assistant

dubbswb@rutgers.edu
Newark
SSB GA 190
(973) 972-8542
(973)972-8947 (fax)
 
Mila Dunbar Mila Dunbar MBA
Executive Assistant to the Dean
Office of the Dean
mila.dunbar@rutgers.edu
Newark
SSB 1142
(973) 972-8644
(973) 972-9115 (fax)
  • Coordinates follow-up process for communications between SN departments and the Dean's Office
  • Conducts informational searches and coordinates materials for preparation of reports required by Rutgers administration or other regulatory or accrediting bodies
  • Interacts with members of Central Administration as required
  • Prepares background data and documents for all meetings and conferences
  • Supervisor: Susan Salmond
 
Pamela Edwards Pamela Edwards
Program Support Specialist
Office of the Dean
henrype@sn.rutgers.edu
Newark
SSB GA 20/21
(973) 972-9049
(973) 972-8042 (fax)
  • Support Administration (including Operations and Marketing), Acute and Continuum of Care Department and Nurse Anesthesia program
  • Reserve rooms/spaces for classes, meetings and events
  • Handle office locations/relocations/space renovations
  • Supervisor: Wendy Ritch
 
Renardo Grant Renardo Grant
Program Assistant
Office of the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
grantrc@rutgers.edu
Stratford
UEC 2025
(856) 566-6202
(856) 566-6203 (fax)
  • Supports ABSN faculty and staff.
  • Coordinates room scheduling and Google calendar.
  • Supervisor: Davida Wedington.
 
Tanvi Gupta Tanvi Gupta
Program Support Specilaist

guptata@sn.rutgers.edu
Newark
SSB 840A


 
Ruby Hamilton Ruby Hamilton
Community Health Workers - Jordan and Harris Community Health Center (Terrell)

hamiltrm@sn.rutgers.edu
Newark



 
Bertha Hammond Bertha Hammond
Grants Coordinator
Office of Research
hammonbe@rutgers.edu
Newark
SSB 1138
(973) 972-8541
(973)972-3225 (fax)
  • Manages grant preparation and submission process
  • Assures that proposals and applications meet external and internal requirements
  • Designs grant time tables and writing/production schedules
  • Supervisor: Wendy Ritch
 
Michelle Harrison Michelle Harrison
Community Health Workers - Jordan and Harris Community Health Center (Terrell)

harris10@sn.rutgers.edu
Newark



 
Kathryn Hasan Kathryn Hasan
Staff Assistant/Medical Secretary
Mobile Healthcare Project
hasanka@sn.rutgers.edu
Newark
SSB 848A
(973) 972-7027
(973) 972-0217 (fax)
  • Provide day-to-day clinical and administrative support to program staff and director
  • Maintain director’s calendar, schedule and coordinate meetings, interviews, appointments and conferences
  • Assist with staff recruitment and re-appointments for mobile program
  • Formulate and implement efficient hardcopy and electronic medical record system to secure patient information
  • Assist site coordinators and office managers with patient scheduling, site locations and referral procedures
  • Serve as liaison among multiple program stakeholders
  • Supervisor:
 
Deborah Hines Deborah Hines
Community Health Worker - Jordan and Harris Community Health Center (Pennington Court)

hinesde@sn.rutgers.edu
Newark



 
Siobhan Jackson Siobhan Jackson
Community Health Workers - Jordan and Harris Community Health Center (Terrell)

jacksosr@sn.rutgers.edu
Newark



 
Tita Khanna Tita Khanna BSN, RN
Clinical Lab Facilitator
BSN Programs Prelicensure Programs BSN
khannatv@rutgers.edu
Newark
SSB 1039
(973) 972-5122
(973) 972-8775 (fax)
  Education
Betty Kingsley Betty Kingsley
Business Coordinator
Business Office
kingslbe@rutgers.edu
Newark
SSB 1137
(973) 972-3222
(973) 972-3225 (fax)
  • Coordinates of payroll and Human Resources functions for faculty and staff
  • Acts as a liaison between Human Resources and SN regarding position creation, reclassification, evaluations, transfers and other personnel issues
  • Compiles statistical reports and surveys regarding faculty salary, appointment term and other relevant data for both internal and external departments/agencies
  • Supervisor: Maria Peralta
 
Victoria Lane Victoria Lane
Community Health Workers - Jordan and Harris Community Health Center (Hyatt)

lanevd@sn.rutgers.edu
Newark



 
Kathleen Lawrence Kathleen Lawrence
Staff Assistant
Graduate Programs
lawrenkh@rutgers.edu
Newark
SSB 1126
(973) 972- 8643
(973) 972-3225 (fax)
  • Assists the Assistant Dean of Graduate Programs
  • Supports MSN faculty and programmatic efforts
  • Provides office coverage for the Academic Suite
  • Supervisor: Patricia Hindin
 
Vanessa Malize Vanessa Malize
Program Support Specialist

malizeva@ca.rutgers.edu
Newark
SSB 1127
(973) 972-9896
(973) 972-3225 (fax)
 
Luis Martinez Luis Martinez
Driver - Mobile HealthCare Project

martinl7@sn.rutgers.edu
Newark
SSB 749
(973) 972-8648

 
Philip McCabe Philip McCabe CSW, CAS, CDVC, DRCC
Health Educator, SPH

mccabept@sph.rutgers.edu
Newark
SSB GA 20/21
(973) 972-9537
(973) 972-8042 (fax)

Consultant - Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Healthcare Faculty/Student/Staff Training & Development, Policy and Practice

  • Sexual Identity Development
  • Gender Expression and Identity
  • Sexual Health
  • Cultural Competency/Eliminating Disparity
  • Interpersonal/Sexual, Domestic and Workplace Violence
  • Addictions; Alcohol, Drugs, Tobacco, Gambling and Sexual Compulsivity
  • Supervisor: Wendy Ritch
 
Yvonne McClendon Yvonne McClendon
Program Support Specialist
Office of the Dean
mcclenyc@sn.rutgers.edu
Newark
SSB GA 20/19
(973) 972-4602
(973) 972-8042 (fax)
  • Special events and projects
  • Mandatory compliance training
  • Student Criminal Background Checks
  • SN personnel database and directory
  • Supervisor: Wendy Ritch
 
Lynn McFarlane Lynn McFarlane
Director, Marketing & Communications
Marketing and Communications
lynn.mcfarlane@rutgers.edu
Newark
SSB 1143
(973) 972-8539
(973) 972-3225 (fax)
  • Coordinates all marketing and publicity efforts for the School
  • Monitors SN representation on social media and nursing sites
  • Assists the Alumnae Association with fundraising and events
  • Supervisor: Wendy Ritch
 
Qadrriyyah McKinnis Qadrriyyah McKinnis
Community Health Worker - Jordan and Harris Community Health Center (Terrell)

Qadrriyyah.McKinnis@sn.rutgers.edu
Newark



 
Myrlande Metellus Myrlande Metellus BSN, RN
Clinical Coordinator - Jordan and Harris Community Health Center

metellmy@sn.rutgers.edu
Newark

(973)972-0401
(973) 972-0409 (fax)
 
Traci Moore Traci Moore
Instructional Designer/Curriculum Support Specialist

mooretm@sn.rutgers.edu
Newark
SSB GB 01C
(973) 972-8070
(973) 972-3225 (fax)
 
Sherri Lynn Moose Sherri Lynn Moose
Staff Assistant
Office of the Dean
moosesl@sn.rutgers.edu
Newark
SSB GA 20/18
(973) 972-8416
(973) 972-7780 (fax)
  • Prepare and administer Memoranda of Understanding Clinical Contracts ('large' MOUs)
  • Prepare and administer Memoranda of Understanding for individual Masters students' clinical contracts ('small' MOUs)
  • Assist Business Office and other areas as needed
  • Supervisor:
 
Nadya Morris-Hackett Nadya Morris-Hackett BSN, RN
Clinical Lab Facilitator
BSN Programs BSN
morrisnm@sn.rutgers.edu
Newark
SSB 1039
(973) 972-0905
(973) 972-8775 (fax)
  • Assist, manage and evaluate students in the clinical lab
  • Collaborate with the clinical lab and simulation coordinator to develop and schedule practice sessions
  • Work with faculty and CAS to identify student barriers to program success and contribute to the development and implementation of targeted interventional strategies for theoretical and clinical practice issues
  • Set up, participate in and break down the clinical and simulation labs for lab experiences and practice sessions
  • Supervisor: Debora Tracey
 
Jana L. Nelson Jana L. Nelson MA
Program Director
Center for Academic Success
nelsonjl@rutgers.edu
Stratford
UEC 2057
(856) 566-6167
(856) 566-6203 (fax)
  • Manages and provides appropriate, comprehensive support services for all students to promote success; provides new students with transition support and resources
  • Facilitates faculty referrals and manages scheduling of individual and small group tutoring sessions
  • Coaches students in the development or refinement of skills in time management, organization, reading, studying and testing
  • Provides instruction in style and mechanics of writing; assists English Language Learners
  • Provides advisement to the Student Government Association; coordinates student ambassadors
  • Supervisor: Donna Cill
 
Deborah Pedretti Deborah Pedretti
Program Assistant
BSN Programs
deborah.pedretti@sn.rutgers.edu
Newark
SSB 1126
(973) 972-8634
(973) 972-3225 (fax)
  • Assists the Assistant Dean of the Pre-licensure Programs
  • Provides support for all Accelerated BSN Program faculty
  • Provides office coverage for the Academic Suite.
  • Supervisor: Denise Tate
 
Susan Pepe Susan Pepe
APN - Mobile HealthCare Project

pepesa@sn.rutgers.edu
Newark
SSB 749
(973) 972-3889
(973) 972-8946

 
Maria Peralta Maria Peralta MBA
Chief Business Officer
Business Office
maria.c.peralta@rutgers.edu
Newark
SSB 1135
(973) 972-8569
(973) 972-3225 (fax)
  • Provides senior level managerial support to SN administration for smooth operations of the school's financial activities
  • Plans, implements and oversees financial activities in areas of expense requests and processes, budget development, financial reporting, accounting, payroll, internal audit, faculty practice plan, tuition and fees to ensure schools' overall compliance with University's related policies and precedures
  • Functions as chief liaison regarding financial issues and business activiteis with Central Administration departments
  • Provides oversight of the school's grant activities including budget development for grant applications and post award analysis and activities
  • Supervisor: Susan Salmond
 
Desriee Plummer Desriee Plummer
IT Analyst II

plummedj@rutgers.edu
Newark
SSB GB 01A
973-972-6693
(973)972-3225 (fax)
 
Thomas Porvaznik Thomas Porvaznik
Staff Assistant
Office of the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
tom.porvaznik@rutgers.edu
Stratford
UEC 2025
(856) 566-2716
(856) 566-6203 (fax)
  • Supports the MSN faculty and staff.
  • Handles some purchase requisitions for Stratford.
  • Covers the evening hours to support MSN night classes.
  • Supervisor: Davida Wedington
 
Maureen Puzio Maureen Puzio
Sr Financial Analyst
Business Office
puziomk@sn.rutgers.edu
Newark
SSB 1136
(973) 972-3220
(973) 972-3225 (fax)
  • Analyzes financial and operational data/variances and prepares financial statements
  • Annual budget preparation and Spreadsheet budgeting
  • Coordinates Faculty Practice activities and distributions
  • Analyzes and reviews SN faculty, staff and adjunct faculty salary expenditures
  • Prepares required annual audit schedules and oversees/reviews year-end purchase order closures
  • Supervisor: Maria Peralta
 
Jose Ivan Rivera Jose Ivan Rivera
User Support Specialist IV

jose.i.rivera@rutgers.edu
Newark
SSB 1032
(973) 972-8522
(973)972-3225 (fax)
 
Barbara Robinson Barbara Robinson
Community Health Worker - Jordan and Harris Community Health Center (Pennington Court)

robinsb3@rutgers.edu
Newark



 
John Runfeldt John Runfeldt
Evaluator

Newark
SSB GA 190/28
(973) 972-9247

 
Michael J Sclafani Michael J Sclafani RN, MS, M.Ed
Nurse Clinician

Msclafani@health.essexcountynj.org
Stratford
UEC 2025
(973) 571-2885
(973) 571-2934 (fax)
  Psychiatric Mental Health
Sonia Small Sonia Small
Senior Management Assistant

sonia.small@rutgers.edu
Newark
SSB 1127
(973) 972-0476
(973)972-3225 (fax)
  • Maintains and organizes the Senior Associate Dean's calendar including meetings, conferences and travel arrangements
  • Plans and schedules the work of the Senior Associate Dean’s office to ensure maximum effective utilization of employees, equipment and materials
  • Acts as a liaison and point-of-contact for partner institutions, educational site health care providers, staff, faculty, students and visitors.
  • In the absence of the Senior Associate Dean, provides information, answers questions, coordinates with related parties and makes appropriate referrals to management.
  • Receives and prepares correspondence, including documents requiring the Senior Associate Dean's signature
  • Supervisor: D. Anthony (Tony) Forrester
 
Jeneva Stoudemire Jeneva Stoudemire MSN, RN, ANP-BC
Clinical Placement Coordinator

stoudeje@sn.rutgers.edu
Newark
SSB GA 20/22
(973) 972-9462
(973) 972-8042 (fax)
 
Betty Terry Betty Terry
Program Assistant
Center for Lifelong Learning
terrybe@rutgers.edu
Newark
SSB GA 213
(973) 972-6655
(973)972-8947 (fax)
  • Coordinates all aspects of continuing education programs
  • Produces annual report of the Center for Lifelong Learning's activities
  • Supervisor: Donna Cill
 
Cheryl Thiemann Cheryl Thiemann MPA
Executive Assistant to the Dean of Research and Department Chairs

thiemacl@sn.rutgers.edu
Newark
SSB 1138
(973) 972-9588
(973)972-3225 (fax)
 
Maureen Thomas Maureen Thomas
Program Support Specialist
Doctoral Programs
maureen.thomas@rutgers.edu
Newark
SSB 1127D
(973) 972-7448
(973)972-3225 (fax)
  • Provides administrative and supportive services as a program support specialist to SN doctoral programs: Post BSN to DNP with Specialty in Pediatrics, Post BSN to DNP with Specialty in Psychiatric, DNP and Joint PhD in Urban Health Systems.
  • Provides administrative and supportive services to Stanley S. Bergen Center for Multicultural Education, Research and Practice.
  • Provides administrative and supportive services to doctoral programs’ faculty and staff.
  • Supervisors: Dr. Mercedes Echevarria and Dr. Dula Pacquiao
 
Lynette Tompkins Lynette Tompkins
Administrative Assistant - GA Level

tompkily@rutgers.edu
Newark
SSB GA 230/227
(973) 972-6852
(973)972-8947 (fax)
 
Davida Wedington Davida Wedington
Principal Management Assistant
Office of the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
wedingda@sn.rutgers.edu
Stratford
UEC 2052
(856) 566-2714
(856) 566-6203 (fax)
  • Management and coordination of the Office
  • Assists with recruitment and hiring of faculty and staff
  • Support ABSN and MSN faculty and students
  • Supervisor: Marie O'Toole
 
Anthony Winston Anthony Winston
User Support Specialist III

anthony.winston@sn.rutgers.edu
Newark
SSB GB 01D
(973) 972-6086

 
Naureen Zaidi Naureen Zaidi
Data Control Clerk I

nazo@rutgers.edu
Newark
SSB


 

 

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