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Nursing Faculty

  • Nursing Faculty

    Our nursing faculty maintain a clinical practice in their areas of expertise. All faculty  have their master’s degree. One is a nurse practitioner, and three have received their doctorate degrees. Several have presented their research at national conferences. Several are involved in grant activities.

    Department Chair:  Dr. Rita Trofino

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    Nursing Faculty (Alphabetical) 

  • Barr, Ms. Regina, MSN, RN

    Position: Clinical Associate Professor of Nursing

    Department: Nursing

    Office: Sullivan Hall 211-B

    Phone Number: 814-472-3146

    Coleman, Kara, MSN, RN, CCRN, CPN

    Position: Nursing Instructor

    Department: Nursing

    Office: Sullivan Hall 208B

    Phone Number: 814.472.3610

    Duray, Kathryn

    Position: Assistant Professor

    Department: Nursing

    Forst , Dr. Kim, DNP, RN

    Position: BSN Program Director, Clinical Associate Professor

    Department: Nursing

    Office: Sullivan Hall 208A

    Phone Number: 814.472.3314

    Gregg, Jessica, DNP, MSN, RN

    Position: Assistant Professor

    Department: Nursing

    Office: Sullivan Hall 206

    Phone Number: 814.472.3182

    Parkins, Kathryn, MSN, CRNP, RN

    Position: Assistant Professor

    Department: Nursing

    Office: Sullivan Hall 114

    Phone Number: 814.472.1123

    Patton, Dr. Carol, PH, FNP-BC, CRNP, Healthcare Informatics Certificate, CNE, Parish Nurse

    Position: Professor

    Department: Nursing

    Office: Sullivan Hall 116

    Phone Number: 814.472.2833

    Trofino , Dr. Rita, DNP, MNEd, RN

    Position: Associate Dean School of Health Sciences & Education; Nursing Department Chair and Professor

    Department: Nursing

    Office: Sullivan Hall 208C

    Phone Number: 814-472-3027

    Vitko, Dr. Heather, PhD, RN, CCRN, TCRN, CNL

    Position: Assistant Professor, Co-Chair Institutional Review Board

    Department: Nursing

    Office: Sullivan Hall 211C

    Phone Number: 814.472.3184

    Wendekier , Camille, PhD, RN, CNE

    Position: MSN L/E Program Director, Associate Professor

    Department: Nursing

    Office: Sullivan Hall 114

    Phone Number: 814.472.2843

  • Professors Emeritus of Nursing

    Dr. Jean Samii