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Academic Advising

Drexel University’s College of Nursing and Health Professions recognizes academic advising to be a critical component of the educational experience of its student’s. CNHP’s Department of Student Services seeks to provide studentā€centered academic advising services by building relationships, collaborating, and providing students with the tools and resources they need to be successful.

"Our professional academic advisors assist students in reaching their individual, personal, and academic goals. Through a collaborative and proactive practice, students better understand their own individual needs and make informed choices. Academic advisors are at the forefront of student success; as leaders in the academic community, liaisons with university partners, and the face of student advocacy."

— Alis Panzera, Assistant Dean of Student Services, akp39@drexel.edu

Anthony Ginexi Headshot

"The CNHP academic advisors are committed to supporting, encouraging and engaging students in the active pursuit of personal and academic success."

— Anthony Ginexi, Director of Student Services, acg84@drexel.edu

You can locate your academic advisor below.
The quickest way to reach your advisor is by email. Please allow two business days for a response.

Undergraduate Nursing Division

  Academic Advisor

Email

   Programs

Leslie CalimerLeslie Calimer
Assistant Director UG Nursing

lc39@drexel.edu

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (No Co-op) - last names A-Z (2021-2022)
  • RN-BSN Degree Completion Readmission last names A-Z (2011-2018)
  • ADN-BSN Concurrent Enrollment Program last names A-Z (2018-2021)
  • ADN-BSN Concurrent Enrollment Program last names A-L (2022-2023)
  • RN-BSN-MSN last names A-Z (2018-2021)
  • RN-BSN J-Mi

Shannon EdwardsShannon Edwards
Undergraduate Nursing Manager

sle63@drexel.edu

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Co-op) last names A-C
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Accelerated Career Entry) last names A-C
  • RN-BSN Degree Completion Program last names A-C
  • ADN-BSN Concurrent Enrollment Program last names M-Z
  • BSN Coop last names J-Mi Freshman – Sophomore

dragon-icon-place-holderMarina Ceneviva
Academic Advisor

mrc386@drexel.edu

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Co-op) last names D-I
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Accelerated Career Entry) last names D-I
  • RN-BSN Degree Completion Program last names D-I
  • RN-BSN-MSN last names A-Z (2022)
  • ACE last name J-MN

Paul-c.headshotPaul Cortopassi
Academic Advisor


pbc36@drexel.edu  
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Co-op) last names Mo-Sa
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Accelerated Career Entry) last names Mo-Sa
  • RN-BSN Degree Completion Program last names Mo-Sa

dragon-icon-place-holderAndrea Perry
Senior Academic Advisor

amm26@drexel.edu

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Co-op) last names Sb-Z
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Accelerated Career Entry) last names Sb-Z
  • RN-BSN Degree Completion Program last names Sb-Z
  • BSN Coop last names J-Mi Pre-Junior - Senior

Graduate Nursing Division

  Academic Advisor

Email

   Programs

Amanda FreibergAmanda Freiberg
Assistant Director GR Nursing

aep86@drexel.edu
  • Family/Individual Across the Lifespan Nurse Practitioner last names A-M

Brian AndersonBrian Anderson
Graduate Nursing Manager

 bga28@drexel.edu
 
  • Women’s Health/Gender Related Nurse Practitioner
  • Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice

dragon-icon-place-holderKirsten Connolly
ACE Nursing Admission & Retention Manager

kjb52@drexel.edu 
  • Nurse Anesthesia

eastwrood-headshotAbigail Eastwood
Academic Advisor

 ae566@drexel.edu
  • Complimentary and Integrative Health
  • Complementary and Integrative Therapies
  • Nursing Education
  • Clinical Nurse Leader
  • Non-matriculated

Courtney GeisCourtney Gies
Academic Advisor

 cak367@drexel.edu
  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
  • MSN Public Health Nursing
  • Post-Masters Certificate Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Family/Individual Across the Lifespan Nurse Practitioner last names N-Z

Sam PriceSam Price
Senior Academic Advisor

 swp38@drexel.edu
  • Leadership in Health Systems Management
  • Quality, Safety & Risk Management
  • Healthcare Simulation
  • MSN/MBA Dual Degree
  • Undeclared

Kate SklandanekKate Skladanek, EdM
Senior Academic Advisor

krp48@drexel.edu

  • MSN Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Pediatric Primary and Acute Care Dual Nurse Practitioner

Health Professions Division

  Academic Advisor

Email

   Programs

Rhonda WittlinRhonda Wittlin
Assistant Director Health Professions

 rwittlin@drexel.edu
  • Certificate in Substance Use Disorder
  • Behavioral Health Counseling last names M-Z
  • Master in Addictions Counseling last names Jf-Z
  • Master in Family Therapy last names Jf-Z
  • Doctor of Couple and Family Therapy
  • PhD in Couple and Family Therapy
  • Creative Art Therapy PhD Program
  • MA Art Therapy and Counseling last names Jf-Z
  • MA Dance/Movement Therapy and Counseling last names Jf-Z
  • MS Music Therapy and Counseling last names Jf-Z
  • MS in Food Science
  • PhD in Nursing

Academic Advisor Heather Anderson HeadshotHannah Anderson
Manager of Health Professions

 hea26@drexel.edu
  • Behavioral Health Counseling last names A-L
  • Master in Addiction Counseling last names A-Je
  • Master in Family Therapy last names A-Je
  • MA Art Therapy and Counseling last names A-Je
  • MA Dance/Movement Therapy and Counseling last names A-Je
  • MS Music Therapy and Counseling last names A-Je
  • Human Lactation Certificate
  • Medical Billing & Coding last names A-L
  • Exercise Science minor

Sarah HooblerSarah Hoobler
Health Professions Academic Advisor

 sah374@drexel.edu
  • Health Sciences last names Rb-Z 
  • Health Services Administration last names Rb-Z
  • Medical Billing and Coding last names L-Z
  • Physician Assistant Program last names Rb-Z

Logan Jones-MerrillLogan Jones-Merrill
Health Professions Academic Advisor

 lbj33@drexel.edu
  • Culinary Arts and Science last names J-R 
  • Health Sciences last names G-Lh 
  • Health Services Administration last names G-Lh
  • Hospitality Management last names J-R
  • Nutrition and Foods last names J-R
  • Physician Assistant Program last names G-Lh

Emma StreckenbeinEmma Streckenbein
Health Professions Academic Advisor

 eas497@drexel.edu
  • Culinary Arts and Science last names A-I 
  • Health Sciences last names A-F 
  • Health Services Administration last names A-F
  • Hospitality Management last names A-I
  • Nutrition and Foods last names A-I
  • Physician Assistant Program last names A-F

Jeannette VivancoJeannette Vivanco
Health Professions Academic Advisor

 jv537@drexel.edu
  • Culinary Arts and Science last names S-Z 
  • Health Sciences last names Li-Ra 
  • Health Services Administration last names Li-Ra
  • Hospitality Management last names S-Z
  • Nutrition and Foods last names S-Z
  • Physician Assistant Program last names Li-Ra