Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing

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Meet Your Nursing Faculty and Staff

At Nova Southeastern University’s Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing, we believe in fostering excellence in nursing education, research, and practice. Our dedicated faculty members are at the forefront of shaping the future of health care through innovative teaching methods, cutting-edge research, and compassionate patient care.

As leaders in the field, our faculty bring a wealth of experience and expertise to the classroom, providing students with the knowledge and skills they need to excel in the dynamic health care environment. From fundamental nursing principles to advanced specialized areas, our faculty are committed to preparing the next generation of nurses to meet the evolving needs of patients and communities worldwide.

The College of Nursing faculty members are passionate, intelligent nurses with the highest qualifications. As practicing nurses using up-to-date methods, their qualifications and expertise will inspire you throughout your career. And as mentors and advisers, they will guide you on your journey and be resources for life. Through collaboration and innovation, they are addressing pressing health care challenges and driving positive change in patient outcomes.

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Carlene Alexis-Carey

Instructor - Nursing

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Solanch Almeida

Administrative Coordinator II

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Kavita Amachee

Coordinator - Clinical Services/Assistant Professor - Nursing

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Lisa Assalone

Executive Assistant

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Camille Baldwin

Assistant Professor - Nursing

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Rae Begley, Ed.D., M.B.A.

Director - Finance & Operations

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Iris Berryhill, D.N.P, M.S.N., R.N.

Assistant Professor - Nursing

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Kniaka Bethel, D.N.P, A.P.R.N, A.N.P-B.C

Chair - Graduate Programs/Assistant Professor - Nursing

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Raquel Bicknell

Assistant Professor - Nursing

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Leigh Bittner, D.N.P., A.P.R.N., E.N.P., F.N.P.-C.

Assistant Professor - Nursing

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Suzan Blacher

Associate Professor - Nursing

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Theressa Brahim, D.N.P., A.R.N.P., M.S.N., M.S.

Assistant Professor - Nursing

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Ashley Brown

Administrative Coordinator I

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Kathleen Brown

Assistant Professor - Nursing

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Nicole Calabrese

Nurs Simul & Skills Lab Manag

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Elizabeth Campbell, D.N.P, M.B.A, C.M.S.R.N

Assistant Professor - Nursing

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Astrid Canales

Assistant Professor - Nursing

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Gesulla Cavanaugh, Ph.D., M.S., M.P.H.

Assistant Dean-Nursing Research & Assessment/Assistant Professor - Nursing

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June Cohen

Nursing Simulation & Skills Lab Manager

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Mariana Crawford

Administrative Coordinator II

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Twanna Crockam

Assistant Professor - Nursing

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Disleny Cruz

Assistant Professor - Nursing

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Dimeka Darville

Instructor - Nursing

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Jake Gongora

Administrative Coordinator I

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Michelle Julian

Associate Dean - Academic Affairs/Associate Professor - Nursing

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Shany Kanacheril

Nursing Simulation & Skills Lab Manager

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Bibi Khan, M.S.N., R.N.

Assistant Professor - Nursing

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Olga Konovalova

Student Services Specialist I

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Nicole Laing, D.N.P., A.P.R.N., P.M.H.N.P.-B.C.

Program Director/Assistant Professor

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Stefanie LaManna, Ph.D., M.P.H., A.P.R.N., F.N.P.-C., A.G.A.C.N.P.-B.C.

Dean - Nursing/Associate Professor

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Holly Madison

Associate Professor - Nursing

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Alex Marin

Administrative Coordinator I

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Sarah Marzolf

Assistant Professor - Nursing

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Joanne Masella, Ed.D, M.S.N., R.N.

Associate Professor - Nursing

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Donna Mesler, Ph.D., M.S.N., R.N.

Program Director - BSN Program/Associate Professor - Nursing

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Monique Messam

Assistant Professor - Nursing

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Keylashal Miller-Graham

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Instructor - Nursing

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Dianna Murphey, M.B.A.

Senior Director of Business Administration

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Brittany Murray

Coordinator - Clinical Services/Assistant Professor - Nursing

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Gitana Ng

Program Director - Family Nurse Practitioner/Assistant Professor - Nursing

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Timothy O'Connor, Ph.D., R.N., L.N.H.A.

Director - Assessment & Accreditation/Associate Professor - Nursing

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Cheng Chang Pan, Ph.D., M.B.A., P.M.P.

Course Design Director/Professor

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Chitra Paul- Victor, Ph.D., M.S.N., M.D. (A.M.), R.N., R.M., C.N.E.

Chair - Undegraduate Programs/Associate Professor - Nursing

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Lyn Peugeot

Program Director - BSN Program/Assistant Professor - Nursing

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Lileith Roberts, Ph.D., M.S.P, M.S.N, B.S.N, R.N.

Assistant Professor - Nursing

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Jessica Roman, Ph.D., M.S.N., A.P.R.N., F.N.P.-C.

Coordinator - Clinical Services/Assistant Professor - Nursing

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Kimberly Sand, D.N.P., A.P.R.N., A.N.P.-B.C., C.N.E.cl.

Program Director/Associate Professor - Nursing

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Juan Segura, M.D., D.N.P., M.S.N., M.S.H.S.A., A.P.R.N., A.G.A.C.N.P.-B.C.

Program Director - Doctoral Acute Nurse Practitioner/Assistant Professor - Nursing

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Caroline Smikle

Assistant Professor - Nursing

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Lisa Soontupe, Ed.D., R.N., C.N.E.

Professor - Nursing

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