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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

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.

  Academic Advisor

Email

   Programs

Leslie CalimerLeslie Calimer
Assistant Director UG Nursing

 

 lc39@drexel.edu

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Co-op) - Last names A-Z (Transfer students only 2021)
  • ADN-BSN Concurrent Enrollment Program - Last names A-Z
  • RN-BSN Degree Completion Program – Last names A-Z (Readmission Students)
  • RN-BSN Degree Completion Program Last names A-Z (2013-2017)
  • RN-BSN-MSN Last names A-Z
Amanda FreibergAmanda Freiberg
Assistant Director GR Nursing
aep86@drexel.edu
  • Family/Individual Across the Lifespan Nurse Practitioner admitted prior to fall 2021
Rhonda WittlinRhonda Wittlin
Assistant Director Health Professions
 rwittlin@drexel.edu
  • Certificate in Substance Use Disorder
  • Master in Addictions Counseling
  • Master in Family Therapy
  • Doctor of Couple and Family Therapy
  • PhD in Couple and Family Therapy
  • Creative Art Therapy PHD Program
  • Last Names A-H, S-Z: MA Art Therapy and Counseling,
    MA Dance/Movement Therapy and Counseling,
    MS Music Therapy and Counseling
Brian AndersonBrian Anderson
Graduate Nursing Manager
 bga28@drexel.edu
  • Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Pediatric Primary & Acute Dual Nurse Practitioner
  • Women’s Health/Gender Related Nurse Practitioner

Shannon EdwardsShannon Edwards
Undergraduate Nursing Manager

 

sle63@drexel.edu

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Co-op)
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Accelerated Career Entry) /li>
  • RN-BSN Degree Completion Program Last names

Emily DelanyEmily Delany
Manager of Undergraduate Health Professions

eed48@drexel.edu 
  • Last Names H-O Undergraduate Behavioral Health Counseling
  • Last Names H-O Undergraduate Health Sciences
  • Last Names H-O Undergraduate Nutrition Science
  • Undergraduate Certificate Programs in Hunan Lactation
  • Undergraduate Certificate in Medical Billing & Coding
dragon-icon-place-holderKirsten Connolly
ACE Nursing Admission & Retention Manager
kjb52@drexel.edu 
  • Nurse Anesthesia

Kerry MaddenKerry Madden
Academic Advisor

kam866@drexel.edu

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Co-op)
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Accelerated Career Entry)
  • RN-BSN Degree Completion Program

dragon-icon-place-holderAndrea Perry
Senior Academic Advisor

amm26@drexel.edu

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Co-op)
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Accelerated Career Entry)
  • RN-BSN Degree Completion Program
Sam PriceSam Price
Senior Academic Advisor
 swp38@drexel.edu
  • Leadership in Health Systems Management
  • Nursing Innovation
  • Quality, Safety & Risk Management
  • Healthcare Simulation
  • MSN Undeclared
  • MSN in Healthcare Simulation
  • MSN/MBA Dual Degree Program

Robert LeeRobert Lee, MS
Academic Advisor

 

rkl52@drexel.edu
  • Behavioral Health Counseling last names M-Z
  • Health Sciences last names M-Z
  • Nutrition and Foods last names M-Z
  • Human Lactation Certificate last names M-Z
  • Advanced Medical Billing & Coding last names M-Z
Leah SemmelhaackLeah Semmelhaack, MS
Senior Academic Advisor
lms467@drexel.edu
  • Culinary Arts and Science last names A-L
  • Health Services Administration last names A-L
  • Hospitality Management last names A-L
  • Physician Assistant Program last names A-L
  • Last names G-L MA Art Therapy and Counseling,
    MA Dance/Movement Therapy and Counseling,
    MS Music Therapy and Counseling
Paul-c.headshotPaul Cortapossi
Academic Advisor
pbc36@drexel.edu  
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Co-op)
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Accelerated Career Entry)
  • RN-BSN Degree Completion Program Last names
Kate SklandanekKate Skladanek, EdM
Senior Academic Advisor

 

krp48@drexel.edu

  • Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice
Kelly QuigleyKelly Quigley
Senior Academic Advisor

kdn35@drexel.edu


  • Culinary Arts and Science M-Z
  • Health Services Administration M-Z
  • Hospitality Management M-Z
  • Physician Assistant Program last names M-Z
  • 1st Year PA students last name Q-Z
  • Last names M-R MA Art Therapy and Counseling,
    MA Dance/Movement Therapy and Counseling,
    MS Music Therapy and Counseling
Courtney KaiserCourtney Gies (Kaiser)
Academic Advisor
 cak367@drexel.edu
  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Family/Individual Across the Lifespan Nurse Practitioner admitted fall 2021
  • MSN Public Health Nursing
  • Non-Matriculated
jessica-headshotJessica Kimpel
Academic Advisor
  jmk564@drexel.edu         
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Co-op)
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Accelerated Career Entry)
  • RN-BSN Degree Completion Program Last names
dragon-icon-place-holderCynarra Tweed
Academic Advisor
 cat357@drexel.edu
  • Behavioral Health Counseling last names A-L
  • Health Sciences last names A- L
  • Nutrition and Foods last names A- L
  • Human Lactation Certificate last names A- L
  • Advanced Medical Billing & Coding last names A- L
eastwrood-headshotAbigail Eastwood
Academic Advisor
 ae566@drexel.edu
  • Nursing Education
  • Complementary and Integrative Therapies
  • Complementary and Integrative Health
  • Clinical Nurse Leader
  • Clinical Research