Faculty - School of Nursing, Education and Human Studies

D. Mark Meyers

Dean

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Meyers served as a professor of education at Xavier University in Cincinnati and program director for educational administration there. Between 2007 and 2014 he was dean of the College of Social Sciences, Health, and Education at the university, and he led the creation of international partnerships in six countries while overseeing development of more than 30 new programs of study and over $9 million in grant funding.

Prior to Xavier, Meyers spent five years as associate dean of the College of Education at Rowan University in Glassboro, N.J. He took that job after five years as an associate professor of education on the faculty at Rowan.

Meyers’s teaching background includes undergraduate and graduate methodology courses, graduate curriculum and foundations courses, instructional technology courses and Doctoral Leadership courses. He designed doctoral courses and cognates in higher education for Xavier’s doctoral program in leadership studies and restructured the university’s online graduate level offerings in foundations of education.

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Nadine Cozzo Englert, Ph.D., M.S.N., R.N.

Associate Dean and Chief Nurse Administrator

Ph.D. in Social and Comparative Analysis in Education, University of Pittsburgh
M.S.N. in Nursing Education, University of Pittsburgh
B.S.N., Florida Atlantic University

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Department Heads

donne, vicki
Vicki J. Donne, D.Ed

Department Head, Education
Professor of Education
Special education, reading instruction for deaf students, assistive technology

 
Kamerer, Jessica
Jessica L. Kamerer, EdD, MSN, RNC-NIC

Interim Department Head of Nursing
Director, Online Nursing Programs 
Associate Professor, Nursing

 
Samantha J. Monda, Ph.D.
Samantha J. Monda, Ph.D.

Acting Department Head, Psychology and Health Sciences
Associate Professor of Psychology
Sport and exercise psychology, counseling, student-athlete development

 

School Faculty

RMU Faculty Member
Ashlee M. Shields, D.N.P.

Assistant Professor of Nursing
Coordinator, Online Nursing Programs

RMU Faculty Member
Tammy E. Sawmelle, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Bernadowski, Carianne
Carianne Bernadowski, Ph.D.

Professor of Education
Qualitative research, bibliotherapy, early literacy

Bernauer, James A.
James A. Bernauer, Ed.D.

Professor of Education
Qualitative methodology, quantitative methodology, learning theories

Bires, Angela
Angela Bires, EdD, MPM, RT(N), CNMT, FSNNM-TS

Professor of Nuclear Medicine Technology
Nuclear medicine technology, curriculum development, student counseling

Davidson, Lynda J.
Lynda J. Davidson, PhD, RN

Professor of Nursing
Program evaluation, nursing education, technology in teaching

Devereaux, Terri L.
Terri L. Devereaux, PhD, MPM, FNP-BC

Associate Professor of Nursing
Rural and underserved health, health center design and operations, collaborative communication

Foreman, Stephen
Stephen Foreman, PhD, JD, MPA

Professor of Nursing
Healthcare markets, nursing regulation, income inequality and health

Frndak, Diane
Diane Frndak, PhD, MBA

Assistant Professor of Health Services Administration
Leadership, quality and patient safety, process improvement

fuller, richard
Richard G. Fuller, D.Ed.

Professor of Education
Specialties: Distance education, technology in education, instructional design and leadership

Guimond, Betsy
Betsy Guimond, PhD, WHNP-BC

Assistant Professor of Nursing
Women's health, program evaluation, simulation

Hampe, Holly
Holly Hampe, DSc, MHA, MRM, RN

Assistant Professor of Health Services Administration
Leadership, patient safety and quality improvement, online synchronous simulation

Hansen, Mary A.
Mary A. Hansen, Ph.D.

Professor of Education
Educational measurement, assessment, quantitative research design

Harrington, Jillian
Jillian Harrington, EdD, CCS, CCS-P, CPC, CPC-P, CPC-I, CEMC, MHP

Assistant Professor of Health Services Administration
Healthcare compliance, revenue cycle and reimbursement, health policy and wellness

Haser, Shelly M.
Shelly M. Haser, Ph.D.

Professor of Education
Student teaching and field experience, teacher education administration, educational leadership

Hellier, Susan
Susan Hellier, PhD, DNP, FNP-BC, CNE

Professor of Nursing
Women's health, evidence-based practice, nursing education

Holdan, E. Gregory
E. Gregory Holdan, Ph.D.

Professor of Mathematics and Education
Mathematics education, reflection, learning and teaching style

Kameg, Kirstyn
Kirstyn Kameg, DNP, PMHNP-BC

University Professor of Nursing
Psychiatric nursing, simulation, interprofessional education

Kaufmann, Judith
Judith Kaufmann, DrPH, CRNP, FNP-BC

Associate Professor of Nursing
Primary care, NP education, public health

Kunka, Beatrice A.
Beatrice A. Kunka, Ed.D.

Professor of Education
Assessment in higher education, K-8 science and math education, science for ESL

Lin, Fan-Yu
Fan-Yu Lin, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Education
Precision teaching, behavior analysis, early childhood special education

Locasto, Lisa W.
Lisa W. Locasto, DNP, RN, CNS

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Mason, Donna
Donna Mason, MS, CNMT, NMTCB(RS), RT(N)

Assistant Professor Nuclear Medicine Technology
Positron emission tomography, radiation safety, imaging

Ott, Joyce
Joyce Ott, DNP,CNS,RN-BC

Assistant Professor of Nursing
Psychiatric nursing, nursing education, faith community nursing

Pandit, Neha I.
Neha I. Pandit, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology
Family counseling, psychopathology, psychological assessment

Parker, Susan W.
Susan W. Parker, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Education
Early childhood education, social issues related to children with disabilities

Paul, Stephen T.
Stephen T. Paul, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology
Sensation and perception, cognition, research methods

Pfeuffer, Jennifer
Jennifer L. Pfeuffer, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Pyo, Katrina
Katrina Pyo, PhD, RN, CCRN

Associate Professor of Nursing
Medical, surgical, and critical care nursing; policy development

Ramponi, Denise
Denise Ramponi, DNP, FNP-C, ENP-BC, FAANP, FAEN

Associate Professor of Nursing
Emergency, simulation, leadership

Rateau, Margaret
Margaret Rateau, PhD, RN, CNE

Assistant Professor of Nursing
Nursing education, creative teaching strategies, disaster relief nursing

Richardson, Luann
Luann Richardson, PhD, DNP, FNP, PMHNP, FAANP

Professor of Nursing
Psychiatric nursing, advanced practice issues, integrated practice

Ross, Carl
Carl Ross, PhD, FNP-BC, CNE, FAANP, CRNP

University Professor of Nursing

Sarasnick, Janice
Janice Sarasnick, PhD, MSN, RN, CHSE, CHSOS

Associate Professor of Nursing
Nursing education, simulation, emergency/pediatric nursing

Semich, George
George W. Semich, Ed.D.

University Professor of Education
Technology integration, leadership, online learning

Doctorate of Education, Higher Education Administration, Nova-Southeastern University, 1995

Szpak, Janene
Janene Szpak, DNP, RN, CRNP, PMHNP-BC

Associate Professor of Nursing
Psychiatric nursing, nursing education, simulation

Taylor, Nathan N.
Nathan N. Taylor, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Education
Multicultural education, social studies education, gender and sexuality studies

Tomei, Lawrence A.
Lawrence A. Tomei, Ed.D.

University Professor of Education
Educational psychology, instructional and educational technology

Wentling II, William
William Wentling II, DSc, MS, RT(R)(N), CNMT

Assistant Professor of Nuclear Medicine Technology
Specialties: Radiologic technology, nuclear medicine, radiopharmacy

Wheeler, David A.
David A. Wheeler, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology
Industrial-organizational psychology, adjustment, physiological psychology

Zeanchock, John A.
John A. Zeanchock, Ed.D.

Associate Professor of Education and Computer and Information Systems
Online learning, educational technology, curriculum and instructional design

Zhang, Ying
Ying Zhang, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Education
English language learners, English language development, educational linguistics

Zyhier, Shamika
Shamika Zyhier, PhD, MSN, RN

Assistant Professor of Nursing
Medical and surgical, cardiothoracic post-surgical care, nursing education