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Faculty Fellows

Name / Title Division / Department
Maria Benedetto
Maria Benedetto
Associate Clinical Professor

Faculty Fellowships:

Fellow, College of Physicians of Philadelphia

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Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences Department
Joan Rosen Bloch
Joan Rosen Bloch
Associate Professor Emeritus

Faculty Fellowships:

Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing
Louis and Bessie Stein Family Fellow for Exchanges with Israeli Universities

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Graduate Nursing
Nursing PhD
Merritt Brockman, DHA
Merritt Brockman
Assistant Teaching Professor and Director, Medical Billing and Coding Certificate Program

Faculty Fellowships:

Fellow, American College of Healthcare Executives

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Health Administration Department
Geraldine Buck
Geraldine Buck
Associate Teaching Professor Emerita

Faculty Fellowships: Distinguished Fellows of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.

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Physician Assistant Department
Theresa Campo
Theresa Campo
Chair, Department of Emergency Medical Services Director, Emergency Nurse Practitioner Track and Associate Clinical Professor

Faculty Fellowships:

Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN)
Fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (FAANP)

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Emergency Medical Services Department
Nurse Practitioner MSN Department
Advanced Practice Nursing
Graduate Nursing
Lisa Chiarello
Lisa Chiarello
Professor, Director of DHSc program in Rehabilitation Sciences

Faculty Fellowships:

American Physical Therapy Association, Catherine Worthingham Fellow

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Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences Department
Ryan Clancy
Ryan J. Clancy
Assistant Clinical Professor; Co-Director of Clinical Education

Faculty Fellowships:

Distinguished Fellow of American Academy of Physician Assistants (DFAAPA)

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Physician Assistant Department
Nyree Dardarian, MS
Nyree Dardarian
Assistant Clinical Professor

Faculty Fellowships: Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

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Nutrition Sciences Department
Jill Derstine
Jill Derstine
Clinical Associate Professor

Faculty Fellowships:

Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing

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Graduate Nursing
Advanced Role MSN Department
Rose-Ann Ghalili
Rose Ann DiMaria-Ghalili
Professor and Associate Dean of Interprofessional Research and Development

Faculty Fellowships:

Fellow of the American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition

Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing

Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America

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Nursing PhD
Nutrition Sciences Department
Dean Gloria Donnelly
Gloria Donnelly
Professor and Dean Emerita

Faculty Fellowships: Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, Fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia

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Graduate Nursing
Undergraduate Nursing
Jane Donovan, PhD
Jane Donovan
Assistant Clinical Professor

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Undergraduate Nursing
Gretchen Fox
Gretchen Fox
Vice-Chair, Physician Assistant Department, Associate Director, Physician Assistant Program, Clinical Associate Professor Emeritus

Faculty Fellowships: Distinguished Fellows of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.

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Physician Assistant Department
Stephen F. Gambescia, PhD, MEd, MBA, MHum, MCHES
Stephen F. Gambescia
Clinical Professor and Director of Doctor of Health Sciences program

Faculty Fellowships:

  • Distinguished Fellow of the Society for Public Health Education
  • Internal Fellow for The Great Works Symposium of the Pennoni Honors College for AY 2011/2012 in Health & Society Studies
  • Faculty Fellow—Drexel Center for Academic Excellence

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Health Administration Department
Pat Gerrity
Patricia Gerrity
Professor Emerita

Faculty Fellowships:

  • Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing
  • Robert Wood Johnson Executive Nurse Fellows
  • International Center for Health Leadership Development - University of Illinois, Chicago

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11th Street
Graduate Nursing
Laura N. Gitlin, PhD, FAAN, dean and distinguished university professor
Laura N. Gitlin
Dean and Distinguished University Professor

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Loretta Jemmotte
Loretta Sweet Jemmott
Vice President, Health and Health Equity; Professor, College of Nursing and Health Professions

Faculty Fellowships:

Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing

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Graduate Nursing
Nursing PhD
Julie Kinzel, MEd, PA-C
Julie Kinzel
Interim Department Chair, Program Director, Associate Clinical Professor

Faculty Fellowships: Distinguished Fellows of the American Academy of Physician Assistants

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Physician Assistant Department
Beth Leonberg
Beth Leonberg
Associate Clinical Professor; Director, Dietetics Education Programs; Interim Vice-Chair, Nutrition Sciences

Faculty Fellowships:

Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

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Nutrition Sciences Department
William Lorman
William Lorman
Assistant Clinical Professor

Faculty Fellowships:

Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN) 2019

Fellow of the International Nurses Society on Addictions (FIAAN) 2014

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Graduate Nursing
Ann Madden
Ann McDonough Madden
Assistant Clinical Professor

Faculty Fellowships:

Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Physician Assistants

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Physician Assistant Department
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Sally Miller
Clinical Professor

Faculty Fellowships: Fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners

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Graduate Nursing
Claire Milner
Clare Milner
Associate Professor, Director, PhD Program in Rehabilitation Sciences

Faculty Fellowships:

Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine

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Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences Department
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Kymberlee Montgomery
Senior Associate Dean of Nursing & Student Affairs, Chief Academic Nursing Officer

Faculty Fellowships:

  • AACN/Wharton Executive Leadership Fellow
  • Fellow, American Academy of Nursing (FAAN) Fellow
  • American Association of Nurse Practitioner (FAANP) Fellow
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Nurse Faculty Leadership Academy (NFLA)

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Jennifer Nasser
Jennifer Nasser
Associate Professor and Director, PhD Program in Nutrition Sciences

Faculty Fellowships:

Fellow, The Obesity Society

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Nutrition Sciences Department
Catherine Nowak, PA-C, DFAAPA
Catherine Nowak
Director of Clinical Education

Faculty Fellowships:

Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Physician Assistants

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Physician Assistant Department
Margo Orlin
Margo Orlin
Associate Professor Emerita

Faculty Fellowships: Catherine Worthingham Fellows of the American Physical Therapy Association.

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Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences Department
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Robert Palisano
Associate Dean, PhD Programs and Faculty Development, Distinguished University Professor Emeritus

Faculty Fellowships: Catherine Worthingham Fellows of the American Physical Therapy Association

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Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences Department
Alis Panzera, DrNP, WHNP-BC, RN
Alis Panzera
Assistant Dean of student services

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Undergraduate Nursing
Graduate Nursing
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Al Rundio
Clinical Professor of Nursing

Faculty Fellowships:

Fellow National Academies of Practice

Fellow International Academy of Addictions Nursing

Fellow American Academy of Nursing

Fellow 2017 AACN Wharton

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Graduate Nursing
Doctor of Nursing Practice Department
Undergraduate Nursing
Advanced Practice Nursing
Vicki Schwartz
Vicki Schwartz
Assistant Clinical Professor

Faculty Fellowships:

Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (FAND)

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Nutrition Sciences Department
Susan Smith
Susan Smith
Associate Professor and Dean Emerita, College of Nursing and Health Professions

Faculty Fellowships:

Distinguished Scholar and Fellow National Academies of Practice

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College of Nursing and Health Professions
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences Department
Paulina Sockolow
Paulina Sockolow
Associate Professor

Faculty Fellowships:

Fulbright Specialist Roster, US Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. 2019-present

Stein Family Fellowship: Health Informatics Research Collaboration with the University of Haifa. 2018.

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Health Systems and Sciences Research
Roberta Waite
Roberta Waite
Professor, Associate Dean for Community-Centered Health & Wellness and Academic Integration, Executive Director, Stephen & Sandra Sheller 11th St. Family Health Services

Faculty Fellowships:

  • Macy Faculty Scholar
  • Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing
  • Fellow in the Academy of Nursing Education
  • AACN Fellow, Elevating Leaders in Academic Nursing 

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Graduate Nursing
Nursing PhD
Advanced Practice Nursing
Marlene Watson
Marlene Watson
Associate Professor

Faculty Fellowships: Robert Wood Johnson Fellow

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Counseling and Family Therapy Department
Linda Wilson
Linda Wilson
Assistant Dean for Continuing Education, Simulation and Events and Clinical Professor Division of Nursing

Faculty Fellowships:

  • Academy of Nurse Educator Fellows
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing
  • Fellow of the American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses

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Patti Zuzelo
Patti Zuzelo
Clinical Professor, Nursing, PhD in Nursing, Chair DNP Project Coordinator

Faculty Fellowships:

  • Fellow, American Academy of Nursing
  • Fellow, Academy of Nursing Education

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Nursing PhD
Doctor of Nursing Practice Department
Graduate Nursing