Full-Time Faculty

John M. Abbarno
Professor Emeritus, Philosophy
B.A., Canisius College; M.A., University of Dayton; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University

Patricia L. Abbott
Associate Professor, Psychology
B.A., Westfield State College; M.A., Ph.D., University at Buffalo

Brandon Absher
Associate Professor, Liberal Arts/Director, Honors Program
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Kentucky

Susan Adrian, RN, MS, CPNP
Clinical Assistant Professor, Nursing
University of Toledo

Cindy Adymy, RN, MSN
Clinical Associate Professor, Nursing
University of Toledo Health Science Center, Bowling Green State University

Naheed Ali-Sayeed, PhD, RD, CDN, FAND
Assistant Professor and Clinical Coordinator, Nutrition and Dietetics
Buffalo State College, Capella University

Lloyd Alfonso
Associate Professor, School of Pharmacy
B.S., M.S., Goa University; PhD, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Renee Andreeff EDD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant
B.S., Gannon University; MPAS, University of Nebraska

Theresa Arida FNP-BC, RN
Assistant Professor, Nursing
B.S., M.S., Daemen College; MS-FNP D'Youville College

Susan Arnold MSN, RN
Clinical Assistant Professor
B.S., M.S. University of Akron

Patricia Bahn
Emeritus Associate Professor, Nursing
B.S., M.S., University at Buffalo

Kenneth Barker
Professor Emeritus, Biology
B.S., Rhodes College; M.S., University of Mississippi at Oxford; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Diane Bartella MS-NED
Clinical Assistant Professor
B.S., M.S., Daemen College

Pamela Bartlo
Clinical Associate Professor, Physical Therapy
B.S., Daemen College; D.P.T., D’Youville College

Anthony Basile
Associate Professor, Physics, Chemistry
B.Sc., Brock University; M.S.C., University of Guelph; M.S., Ph.D., Cornell University

Jeanette Baxter, RN, MSN, CNM
Clinical Assistant Professor, Nursing
Medical University of South Carolina

Mario Beccari
Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Pharmacy
PharmD, University at Buffalo

Victoria Belousova
Assistant Professor, School of Pharmacy
PharmD, Albany College of Pharmacy

Gaia Bistulfi Amman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Biology

Anna Boneberg, BSN, MSN, PNP-BC
Clinical Assistant Professor, Nursing
D'Youville College, University at Buffalo, Hilbert College, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse University

Kathleen M Border, EdD, RDN, CDN, FAND
Associate Professor, Nutrition and Dietetics
SUNY Plattsburgh, Framingham State University, D'Youville COllege

Lacey Bromley
Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy
BS, PhD, DPT, University at Buffalo

Stephenne Brown
Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Pharmacy
PharmD, MPH, RD/CDN, CDE B.S. and MPH; UCLA, PharmD Albany College of Pharmacy

Donna Brzykcy
Clinical Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy
BS/MS, D’Youville College

Kristina Buran, RN, BSN, MSN
Clinical Assistant Professor, Nursing
D'Youville College, Duke University

Linda Bush, DNP, RN, WHNP
Clinical Associate Professor, Nursing
Trocaire College, D'Youville College

Kirsten Butterfoss
Clinical Associate Professor, School of Pharmacy
Director of Pharmacy Interprofessional Education
B.S., University of Delaware; Pharm.D., University at Buffalo

Renee Cadzow, PhD
Associate Professor/Chair, Health Services Administration
Director, Center for Research on Physical Activity, Sport & HealthBA, Miami University; MA, PhD, University at Buffalo

Gina Camodeca
Professor, English/Director, Health Humanities
B.A., University of Wisconsin; M.A., Ph.D., University at Buffalo

Joanne Cannavo, PhD-MSSA, LCSW-R
Associate Professor, Nursing
B.A., Canisus College, M.S.S.A., Case Western Reserve University, Ph.D. University at Buffalo

Andrew Case
Clinical Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant
B.S., M.S., D’Youville College

Michael Cimino
Clinical Associate Professor, School of Pharmacy
B.S., St Bonaventure University; BS, MS, University at Buffalo

Scott Clark RN, MSN
Clinical Assistant Professor, Nursing
A.S., Regents College, B.S.N.; M.S.N., Daemen College

Lauren Clay, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Health Services Administration
BA, LaSalle University; MPH, Drexel University; PhD, University of Delaware

John Copas RN, MSN
Clinical Assistant Professor, Nursing
D'Youville College

Colleen Corcoran 
Assistant Director of Clinical Education & Clinical Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy
BS/MS, DPT, D'Youville College

Sharon Cudney, RN, MS
Assistant Professor, Nursing
Erie Community College; D'Youville College

Kathleen Curtin, BSN, MBA, EdD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Health Services Administration
BSN, D'Youville College; MBA, University at Buffalo; EdD, D'Youville College

Dion D. Daly
Chair, Department of Business
Assistant Professor, Business
B.S., University at Buffalo; M.S., Buffalo State; MBA D'Youville College; Ph.D., University at Buffalo

Jeremiah Davie, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Math and Natural Sciences

Lisa Demarco, DC
Clinical Assistant Professor, Chiropractic

Jason Den Haese
Assistant Professor, Biology
B.S., M.S., Niagara University

Keiko Dow, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Math and Natural Sciences

Richard Dowds
Emeritus Associate Professor, Biology
A.B., Hobart College; Ph.D., University of North Carolina

Robert Drobitch
Professor, School of Pharmacy
B.S., University of Windsor: B.S., Ph.D., Wayne State University

Wilfrid Dubois
Associate Professor Emeritus, Biology
A.B., Columbia University; Ph.D., Boston University

Denise Dunford
Professor, FNP and DNP Programs
B.S., D’Youville College; M.S., DNS, University at Buffalo

Bethany Dunn
Program Director, Interprofessional Education Collaborative
Chair, Physician Assistant/Certified Graduate Member

Mary Eder Hurley
Professor, Biology
B.A., Canisius College; B.S., D’Youville College; M.A., Ph.D., University at Buffalo

Lauraine Eguakun
Clinical Assistant Professor, Nursing
B.S., M.S., Daemen College

Gheorghita Mihaela Faitar
Associate Professor, Biology & Math
M.S., Bucharest Polytechnic University;
M.S., Ph.D., University at Buffalo

Silviu Faitar
Professor, Biology
M.S., University of Bucharest; Ph.D., University at Buffalo

Heather Ferro
Clinical Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy
B.S./M.S., D’Youville College

Roger C. Fiedler
Professor, Doctoral Programs
B.A., Bard College; M.A., Fairleigh Dickinson University; Ph.D., University at Buffalo

Elizabeth Finnegan
Associate Professor, English/Director, Integrated Media Arts
B.A., Oberlin College; M.A., Ph.D., University at Buffalo

Bonnie Fox-Garrity
Associate Professor, Business
B.S., SUNY Fredonia; M.A., University of North Carolina; MBA Canisius College

Thomas Frank, DC, MBA
Clinical Associate Professor, Chiropractic

Margaret Frye
Clinical Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy
M.A., New York University

Adinoyi Garba
Clinical Assistant Professor
PharmD, BCPS, Ahmadu Bello University; Upstate Medical University; Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Jill Gavin-Gannon
Clinical Assistant Professor, Nursing
Excelsior College BBSH

Leslie Georger
Professor, Mathematics
B.A., Canisius College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Rochester

Megan Gervasi, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Math and Natural Sciences

David Gettman
Professor, School of Pharmacy
B.S., University of Montana; M.B.A., College of William and Mary; Ph.D., University of Florida

Merlene C. Gingher
Associate Professor, Occupational Therapy
B.S., M.S., Ed.D., University at Buffalo

Jeffrey Glodzik, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, History

Lou Ann Gloekler
Emeritus Clinical Associate Professor, Nursing
B.S.N., Boston College, M.S.N., University at Buffalo

Joshua Gooch
Associate Professor, English/Director, Writing Intensive Program (WIP)
B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz;
Ph.D., University of Iowa

Margaret Goodman
Professor, Chemistry
B.S., Ph.D., University at Buffalo

Rachel Gorodetsky
Clinical Associate Professor, School of Pharmacy
B.A., University of Georgia; PharmD, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Joseph A. Grande
Professor, Emeritus, History
B.S., SUCAB; M.A., University of Buffalo;
Ph.D., Notre Dame University

Stephen Grande, DC
Clinical Associate Professor, Chiropractic
B.S., Allegheny College; D.C., Palmer College of Chiropractic

Cristian Gurita
Assistant Professor, Mathematics
B.Sc., M.Sc., University of Bucharest;
M.A., PH.D., Temple University

Julia Hall
Director, Educational Leadership Doctoral Program; Director, IRB; Professor, Educational Leadership & Policy
B.A., University at Buffalo; M.A., McGill University; Ph.D., University at Buffalo

Matthew Hamilton, Ed.D., ATC
Associate Professor, Exercise and Sports Studies
B.S., SUNY at Cortland, M.S., Canisius College, Ed.D., D'Youville College

John C. Harris
Assistant Professor, Mathematics
B.S., University of Nebraska; M.S., Ph.D., University of Chicago

D. Edward Hart
Professor Emeritus, Biology
B.S., M.S., University of Western Ontario;
Ph.D., Carleton University

Amany Hassan
Associate Professor, School of Pharmacy
Director of Pharmacy Assessment and Accreditation 
BS, University of Alexandria; Ph.D., University of Oklahoma

Yasser Heakal
Associate Professor, Pharmacy
BS, Cairo University; MS, University of Toledo; MBA, Ph.D., Penn State University

Laura Hechtel, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Math and Natural Sciences

Timothy Hutcherson
Clinical Associate Professor, School of Pharmacy
B.S., University of Missouri-Columbia; Pharm.D., University of Missouri-Kansas City

Christopher Jadoch
Assistant Dean of Faculty and Student Affairs
Associate Professor, School of Pharmacy
B.S., JD, University at Buffalo

Briana Jegier, PhD
Associate Professor, Health Services Administration
BS, University of South Florida; MS, Rush University; PhD, St. Louis University

Emily Jerge, RN, MS
Clinical Associate Professor, Nursing
University at Buffalo

Annette Johnson
Clinical Assistant Professor, Nursing
RN, MS, GNP, EdD, Nazareth College; Monroe College

Paul R. Johnson
Professor Emeritus, Religious Studies
B.A., Bethel College; M. Div., Bethel Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Duke University

David Kelly
Professor Emeritus, History
A.B., University of Chicago; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University

Martin Kelly
Associate Professor, Biology
B.S., University at Buffalo; M.S., University of Indiana, Bloomington; Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin

M. Ruth Reilly Kelly
Professor Emerita, History
B.A., D’Youville College; M.A., Ph.D., University at Buffalo; M.A.T., Christ the King Seminary

Mary Kennedy, RN, MS, ACNP
Clinical Associate Professor, Nursing
University at Buffalo

Charles J. Kerrigan
Professor Emeritus, Business
A.B., Ph.L., Woodstock College; M.A., Georgetown University; S.T.L, College of Immaculate Conception (Montreal)

Paula Giacobbe Kersch
Associate Professor, Spanish
B.A., Canisius; M.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Ph.D., University at Buffalo

Julie Kirsch
Associate Professor, Philosophy
B.A., SUC at Buffalo; Ph.D., University of Toronto

Jason Kiszka MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, 
Clinical Assistant Professor, Nursing
B.S.N., M.S.N., D'Youville College

Susan Kowalewski
Professor, Business
M.B.A., M.S., Ph.D., University at Buffalo

Leslie C. Krentz
Clinical Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy
B.A., University at Buffalo; B.S./M.S., D’Youville College

Jerome T. Kresse
Professor Emeritus, Chemistry
B.S., Michigan State University;
Ph.D., University of Florida

Stacie Lampkin
Clinical Associate Professor, School of Pharmacy
PharmD, LECOM School of Pharmacy

Robert Leopold
Chair of Pharmacy Practice & Associate Professor, School of Pharmacy
B.S., Long Island University; M.S. St Johns University; PharmD, Shendoah University;
MD, Medical University of the Americas

Kacie Liwosz
Associate Professor, Chemistry
Ph.D., University at Buffalo

Susan Lombardo, RN, CNS, PhD
Director of Nurse Education with a Clinical Focus
Clinical Associate Professor, Nursing
Niagara University, D'Youville College, SUNY at Buffalo

Rocco Lueck, ARM, CEBS
Assistant Professor
MBA Canisius College, PhD Leadership and Policy, Niagara University

Edith Malizia
Associate Professor Emerita, Nursing
B.S., M.S., M.Ed., Ph.D., SUNYAB

Ashley Mancini, MSN, RN, PCCN
Clinical Assistant Professor, Nursing
A.S.N., Vermont Technical College, B.S.N; M.S.N., Elms College

Sharon Mang
Assistant Professor, Nursing
M.S., University at Buffalo; DNP, Chatham University

Canio Marasco
Dean & Professor, School of Pharmacy
B.S., D’Youville College; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Talisa Marchese
Clinical Associate Professor, School of Pharmacy
PharmD, BCPS, Gannon University; Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

Kathleen Mariano
Professor Emeritus, Nursing
B.S., University of Pittsburgh; M.S., D.N.S., University at Buffalo

Julie Marshall, MSN-Ed
Clinical Assistant Professor, Nursing
B.S.N., Niagara University, M.S.N., Empire State College

Thomas McCarthy
Clinical Assistant Professor, Exercise and Sports Studies
B.A., Canisius College; B.S., M.S., University at Buffalo

Shannon McCrory-Churchill
Clinical Assistant Professor, Nursing
B.S., M.S., University at Buffalo;
DHEd., A.T. Still University

Margaret McGeachy
Associate Professor Emerita, English
B.A., Laurentian University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Toronto

Justin, McGraw, Ph.D.,
Assistant Professor, Biology

David Miller, DC
Clinical Assistant Professor, Chiropractic

Eric R. Miller
Associate Professor, Physical Therapy
B.S., Ithaca College; M.S., Canisius College;
D.Sc., Rocky Mountain University

Kathleen Miller
Associate Professor of Sociology
B.A., M.A, Ph.D., University at Buffalo

Abigail Mitchell
Professor, Nursing
B.S., Niagara University; M.S., University of Phoenix; DHEd, A.T. Still University

Karen Mlodozeniec
Assistant Director of Experiential Education
Director of Pharmacy Student Services
Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Pharmacy
BS, PharmD, RPH, Nova Southeastern University; State University of Buffalo School of Pharmacy

Linda Mocny
Clinical Assistant Professor, Dietetics
B.S., SUC at Buffalo; M.S., D’Youville College

Christine Nelson-Tuttle
Clinical Associate Professor, Nursing
APRN, MS, PNP-BC, CNS, DNS, SUNY Brockport, University of Rochester, University of Buffalo

Chau Nguyen
Interim Chair of Pharmaceutical, Social and Administrative Sciences
Associate Professor, School of Pharmacy
B.Sc., University of Western Ontario; Ph.D., Purdue University

Lauren Nicholas
Associate Professor of Sociology
B.S., Hilbert College, M.A., Ph.D., University at Buffalo

Patricia Nowakowski
Director of Clinical Education & Associate Professor, Physical Therapy
B.S., University at Buffalo; M.S., University of Pittsburgh; Ph.D., University at Buffalo

Amy Nwora
Director, Health Professions Education/Professor/Certified Graduate Member
B.S./M.S., D’Youville College, Ph.D., University at Buffalo

Laxman Pandey
Assistant Professor, Chemistry
Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology

Karen Panzarella
Associate Professor, Physical Therapy
BS, MS, PhD, University at Buffalo

Christopher Patridge
Associate Professor, Chemistry
Ph.D., University at Buffalo

Janice Pennington DNP, ANP, MSN
Clinical Assistant Professor, Nursing
B.S.N., University at Buffalo, M.S.N.; D.N.P., Walden University

Sarah Pictor
Clinical Associate Professor, Physical Therapy
B.S., University of Vermont; D.P.T., D’Youville College

Karen Piotrowski
Associate Professor Emeritus, Nursing
B.S.N., D’Youville College; M.S., University at Buffalo

Mary Platek
Associate Professor, Nutrition and Dietetics
SUNY Buffalo

Jeffery T. Podraza
Clinical Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy
BS, Daemen College, MS, PhD, University at Buffalo

Lynn Pownall, DC, DACNB
Clinical Associate Professor, Chiropractic

Penelope Prentice
Professor Emerita, English
B.S., Miami University of Ohio;
M.A., Ph.D., Loyola University

Elizabeth Quinlan-Bohn
Clinical Coordinator, Physician Assistant
B.S., M.S., University of Rochester, B.S., Hahnemann University

Lisa Rafalson, PhD
Associate Professor, Health Services Administration
B.A., Loyola University of Chicago; M.S., Ph.D., University at Buffalo

Dan K. Ramsey
Associate Professor, Health Professions Education
B.S., M.A., University of Ottawa; Ph.D., Karolinska Institute 

Manpreet K. Rai
Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.S.C., University of Calgary; M.S. Fort Hays University; Ph.D., Kansas State University

Eleanor Richards
Professor Emerita, Nursing
B.S., Western Reserve University;
M.S., Syracuse University

Maria Richardson
Clinical Assistant Professor, Nursing
B.S.N., University at Buffalo, M.S.N., Empire State College

Pamela Riester
Clinical Assistant Professor, Nursing
B.S.N., M.S., University at Buffalo

Lynn C. Rivers
Department Chair, Professor, Physical Therapy
B.S., University at Buffalo; M.S., SUC at Buffalo;
Ph.D., University at Buffalo

April Rockwood
Associate Professor, Occupational Therapy
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University at Buffalo

Rebecca Roloff DNP, RN, PNP
Clinical Associate Professor, Nursing
University at Buffalo, D'Youville College

Linda Russ
Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy
B.S./M.S., Ph.D., University at Buffalo

Kevin Ryan Assistant Professor, History
B.A., Canisius College
M.A., Ph.D., University at Buffalo

Donald F. Sabo, Jr.
Professor Emeritus, Sociology
B.A., M.Ed., M.A., Ph.D., University at Buffalo

Ronald Santasiero, M.D.
B.A., M.D., University at Buffalo

Kendra Schmitz
Clinical Assistant Professor, Nursing
B.S.N., Daemen College; M.S., University of Phoenix

Terrianne K. Schulte
Associate Professor, History
B.A., M.S., SUC at Buffalo;
M.A., Ph.D., University at Buffalo

David Schuster, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Chemistry
Ph.D., SUNY Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Monique Scott DNP, MS, BS
Clinical Assistant Professor, Nursing
B.S.N., Chamberlain College of Nursing, M.S.N., New York University, M.B.A., Capella University, D.N.P., Wilkes University, College of Nursing

Arup Sen
Associate Professor, Business
B.S., Hampton University; M.S, Virginia
Commonwealth University; Ph.D., University at Buffalo

Caren Shapiro
Professor Emeritus, Biology
B.A., University of California at Davis; M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

Mudit Singhal
Associate Professor, School of Pharmacy
B.S., University of Saugar; Ph.D., University of Louisiana-Monroe

Walter Sisto, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Religious Studies
B.A., Rutgers; M.A., Seton Hall;
Ph.D., University of Toronto

Gregory Soja
Associate Professor, Chemistry
Ph.D., University at Buffalo

Frank Stephen
Associate Professor, Biology
B.A., Canisius College; Ph.D., University at Buffalo

David Stewart
Assistant Professor, Chemistry
Ph.D., University at Buffalo

Gary Stoehr
Founding Dean & Professor Emeritus
B.S., University of Pittsburgh; PharmD, Duquesne University

Emma Studlack
Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Pharmacy
PharmD, St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Pharmacy

Catherine Szabo, FNP, RN, MS
Assistant Professor, Nursing
D'Youville College

Sarah Tomlinson
Emerita, Assistant Professor, Biology
B.A., Kalamazoo; B.S., North Carolina State;
M.S., Ph.D., University of Michigan

Craig W. Tyson
Associate Professor, Religious Studies/Chair, Department of Humanities
B.A., Grove City College; M.A., M.Div., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan

Theresa Vallone
Chair/Associate Professor, Occupational Therapy/Program Director, Interprofessional Education Collaborative, Certified Graduate Member
B.S., University at Buffalo; M.S., D’Youville College; Ed.D., D’Youville College

James Velásquez
Associate Professor/ Chair, Exercise & Sports Studies
B.S., Canisius College, M.S., Syracuse University, Ed.D., D’Youville College

Dominic Ventura
Assistant Professor, Chemistry
B.S., Ph.D., University at Buffalo

Paul Violanti, RN, FNP, PNP, DNP
Clinical Assistant Professor
University at Buffalo; D'Youville College

Clara Voorhees, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Math and Natural Science

Robert Wagner
Professor Emeritus, Mathematics
B.A., M.A., Ed.D., University at Buffalo

Christine Walawander
Associate Professor, Psychology
B.B.A., B.A., Niagara University; M.S., Ed.D., Northern Illinois University

Jason Wallace, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Math and Natural Sciences

Todd Walter
Associate Professor, Psychology
B.A., Niagara University; M.A., University at Buffalo; Ph.D., University of Florida

Ian Walters
Professor, Mathematics
B.A., Indiana University; Ph.D., Western Michigan University

Edward Weiss, III
Professor, Dietetics
B.A., Gettysburg College; M.A., Duke University; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Megan Whelan
Chair/Clinical Assistant Professor, Dietetics
B.S., University of Massachusetts; M.S., University at Buffalo

Ronald White
Clinical Associate Professor, Physical Therapy
BS/MS, DPT, D'Youville College

Monica Wideman, MS-FNP
Clinical Assistant Professor
B.S.N.; M.S.N., D'Youville College

Alyssa Wozniak
Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Pharmacy
PharmD, D’Youville College

Brian H. Wrotniak
Professor, Physical Therapy
B.S., SUNY at Geneseo; B.S., Daemen College; M.S., University of Indianapolis, Ph.D., University at Buffalo

Martha J. Yingling
Professor Emerita, Nursing
B.S., Niagara University; M.S., Canisius College

Shoshanna Zucker
Associate Professor, School of Pharmacy
Director of Pharmacy Research
BS, Iona; MS, Ph.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine