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Mary Ann Balut
Profile Description: 

Professor

Academic Degrees Achieved: Post Masters Certificate, College of New Jersey; 
M.S., B.S., Gwynedd-Mercy College; L.P.N., Warren County Community College; A.S., Raritan Valley Community College

TEAGLE grant project, Janssen Pharmaceuticals grant for Diabetes awareness.  Schoolhouse project, funded by the University of Pittsburg Medical Center.  Grant to disseminate information about Emergency Preparedness.  Research poster presentation at Saint Peters University "Hypertension".     

Mary Ann Balut
Area of Expertise: 
Medical, Surgical, Service Learning, Family Health
Email Address: 
Keith Burns
Profile Description: 

Assistant Professor

Academic Degrees Achieved: M.S., Arizona School of Health Science; B.S., University of Delaware 

Keith Burns
Area of Expertise: 
Exercise Science
Alison Campoli
Profile Description: 

Nursing Program Coordinator

Associate Professor

Academic Degrees Achieved: M.S.N., College of Saint Elizabeth

Alison Campoli, Nursing Program Coordinator
Area of Expertise: 
Nursing
Email Address: 
Sarah Cuss
Profile Description: 

Instructor - Nursing

Academic degrees achieved:
M.S., Georgetown University, College of Nursing
B.S., Phillips School of Nursing at Mount Sinai Beth Israel
A.A.S., Nursing, Raritan Valley Community College

Nursing Certifications:
Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner - Advanced Practice Nurse

Awards, research & grants:

  • Graduated Valedictorian from Phillips School of Nursing at Mount Sinai Beth Israel – BSN
  • Mount Sinai Hospital NY – Recipient of Sherman and Paula Raskin Award and Scholarship for Excellence in Clinical Judgment, Empathy and Overall Professionalism
  • Mount Sinai Hospital NY - Recipient of Jean Nerken Scholarship for Academic Excellence
  • Recipient of New Jersey League of Nursing Leadership Award, 2015
Sarah Cuss
Area of Expertise: 
Medical, Surgical, Family Medicine
Siddra Majeed Dar
Profile Description: 

Assistant Professor/ Coordinator Medical Lab Tech

Academic degrees achieved: M.S., Biotech-Bioinformatics, University of Maryland Global Campus

Awards, research & grants:
Certification, American Society for Clinical Pathology ASCP

Siddra Majeed Dar
Jennyfer Giffin
Profile Description: 

Instructor

Jennyfer Giffin
Area of Expertise: 
Nursing
Heather Heithoff
Profile Description: 

Assistant Professor

Academic Degrees Achieved: M.N., Emory University; B.S.N., Vanderbilt University

Heather Heithoff
Area of Expertise: 
Psychology, Gerontology
Tracey Keegan
Profile Description: 

Instructor

Tracey Keegan
Area of Expertise: 
Nursing
Maria del Carmen Molle, MSN, RN-BC
Profile Description: 

Assistant Professor - Nursing

Academic Degrees Achieved:
    ADN Felician College, Lodi, NJ
    BSN  Fairleigh Dickenson, Teaneck, NJ
    MSN Fairleigh Dickenson, Teaneck, NJ

Nursing Certifications:
           ANCC- Medical Surgical Nursing
           ANCC- Nurse Case Management

Awards etc:
           November, 2018- United Nations NGO presentation: Roma Gypsies
           May, 2012- Faculty Perseverance Award
           May, 2012- Sigma Theta Tau International: Nursing Honor Society


          

Maria del Carmen Molle
Area of Expertise: 
Nursing Theory, Lab, Clinical
Elizabeth A. O'Neill
Profile Description: 

Assistant Professor

Academic Degrees Achieved:
M.S.N., College of St. Elizabeth; B.S.N., Kean University; A.A.S., Nursing, Raritan Valley Community College

Graduated Magna Cum Laude, College of Saint Elizabeth, 2012; RVCC Honoree for Women’s History Month, March 2011; NJSNA Merit Scholarship 2010; Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society, Mu Theta, 2008; Graduated Magna Cum Laude, Kean University;  Claire Goldstein Scholarship Award, 2006 

Elizabeth A. O'Neill
Area of Expertise: 
Pediatrics, Medical-Surgiocal, Maternity nursing
Carol Wolyn Patterson
Profile Description: 

Professor

Academic Degrees Achieved:
Post Graduate Course Work, Seton Hall University; Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education, Rutgers University; M.S.,Seton Hall University; B.S., Jersey City State College; R.N., A.A.S., Middlesex County College

New Jersey League for Nursing President’s Award (1999)  Five-year recipient of Who’s Who Among American Teachers in America   “Professor Nightengale’s Test Taking Strategies for Nursing Students” CD-ROM  American Nursing Association’s Electronic Media Award (2005)   Community Visiting Nurse Association of Somerville: Marie G. Gemeroy Award for Dedication and Voluntary service to CVNA (2014)     New Jersey State Nurses Association’s “Diva in Nursing” Award (2014)  NJ Governor’s Appointment to the New Jersey Collaborating Center for Nursing (2015)  

Carol Wolyn Patterson
Area of Expertise: 
Medical-Surgical Nursing
Kathy Reilly
Profile Description: 

Coordinator/Instructor Health Information Technology

Academic Degrees Achieved:
M.S. Drexel University, expected completion March, 2016; B.S., Montclair State University; A.A.S., Raritan Valley Community College

Kathy Reilly
Area of Expertise: 
Health Information Technology
Janette Rodriguez
Profile Description: 

Medical Assistant Program Coordinator

Academic degrees achieved: Masters in Healthcare Administration, University of Phoenix; B.S., University of Phoenix

Janette Rodriguez
Area of Expertise: 
Medical Assisting Program
Linda J. Romaine
Profile Description: 

Professor

Academic Degrees Achieved: M.S., East Stroudsburg University; M.B.A., Hofstra University; B.S., SUNY Plattsburgh; Fitness Certificate, Raritan Valley Community College

Plattsburgh State Sports Hall of Fame, East Islip High School Hall of Fame, Michael Brennan Spirit Award, 2014  

Linda J. Romaine, Department Chair
Area of Expertise: 
Exercise Science
Joan A. Roop
Profile Description: 

Assistant Professor

Academic Degrees Achieved: MSN, University of Pennsylvania; BSN, Villanova University; APRN, Pediatrics Board Certified

Joan A. Roop
Area of Expertise: 
Pediatrics
Email Address: 
Brian A. Thomas
Profile Description: 

Professor, Ophthalmic Science

Academic Degrees Achieved:
Ph.D., Seton Hall University; M.A., Seton Hall University/UMDNJ; A.A., Union College; B.S., Montclair State University; A.A.S., Essex County College

Recipient, “Certificate of Recognition,” from the National Academy of Opticianry, June, 1994;  Recipient, “Certificate of Recognition,” from the National Academy of Opticianry, September, 1996;  Nominated and accepted to the 1997, 2000 and 2002 editions of “Who’s who among America’s Teachers;” Recipient, “Opticianry Education Achievement Award” from the National Academy Of Opticianry in Las Vegas, Nevada – September, 2002;   Author, “Professional Liability for opticians: A procedure to minimize risk,” National Academy of Opticianry Homestudy Course, June, 1993;  Author, “An Optician’s guide to strabismus and amblyopia,” National Academy of Opticianry Homestudy Course, November, 1994;  Author, “The essentials of soft contact lens fitting,” National Academy of Opticianry Homestudy Course, April, 1996;  Author, Guest editorial, Infocus magazine, Winter, 1993 and Spring, 1994;  Author, “Opticianry: The legal arena awaits,” Academy Newsletter, National Academy of Opticianry, March/April, 1994;  Author, “Transitions Technology: The optical impact,” Eyequest, September, 1995;  Author, “High index issues: The keys to careful dispensing,” 20/20, September, 1998;  Author, “Optical Dilemma’s and Solutions,” National Academy of Opticianry Homestudy course, 1999;   Author/editor, “Career Progression program” National Academy of Opticianry. Revised chapters on Anisometropia, Aphakic spectacles, Basic optical principles, Dispensing skills, & high minus lenses 1/2003;  Author, “Professional Liability for opticians: A procedure to minimize risk,” National Academy of Opticianry Homestudy Course, revision of previous work, 2003;  Author, “An Optician’s guide to strabismus and amblyopia,” National Academy of Opticianry Homestudy Course, revision of previous work, 2003;   Contributing author, “Teachable Moments: Practical suggestions for teaching ethics across the curriculum,” National Science Foundation, 1997 

Brian A. Thomas
Area of Expertise: 
Optical (Opticianry)
Ardath Youngblood, MN, RNC-OB, NE-BC, IBCLC
Profile Description: 

Instructor - Nursing/Maternity

Academic Degrees Achieved: B.S.,M.N. Emory University

Honors:
Wescott Award winner at Hunterdon Medical Center 2005, for exemplary service
2015 Patient Safety Award: Hunterdon Healthcare: For Extraordinary Patient Safety &   
    Team Work Performance

Certifications and Memberships:
International Board Certified Lactation Consultant 2003 to present
NCC Certification In-Patient Obstetrics 2010 to present
Nurse Executive Certification (American Nurses Credentialing Center) December, 2015
Association of Women’s Health, Obstetrical, and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN)    Principles & Practices Fetal Monitoring Instructor 2002 to present
American Heart Association/American Academy of Pediatrics Neonatal Resuscitation Program Instructor 2002 to present
The S.T.A.B.L.E. Program (infant stabilization) Instructor 2003 to present
Team STEPPS Trainer June 18, 2014 to present

Professional Organizations and Affiliations:
AWHONN (Association of Women’s Health, Obstetrical, and Neonatal Nurses) 2001 to present.

Publications:
Dougherty, S., Whaley, J., Youngblood, A, Pickoff, R.  Patient Safety and Quality Healthcare, Nov/Dec. 2007, Delivering System Transformation: Part 1: Respect, Communication & Best Practices.

Dougherty, S., Whaley, J., Youngblood, A., Pickoff, R. Patient Safety and Quality Healthcare, Sept/Oct. 2009, Unit Transformation Improves Safety for Mothers and Infants.

Youngblood.Ardath,   Supporting a Devout Catholic Couple Through the Birth of Their Anencephalic Infant   Abstract published in the Perinatal/Neonatal Nursing: Finding Our Way Toward Evidence-Based Practice Conference Bulletin.  Monmouth University. West Long Branch, NJ. June, 2012.

Youngblood, Ardath.  Code White: Process and Protocols.  Abstract published in the  Perinatal/Neonatal Nursing: Finding Our Way Toward Evidence-Based Practice.  Monmouth University Conference Bulletin. West Long Branch, NJ. June, 2012.

Youngblood, Ardath.  Respect, Communication and Best Practices: Preventing the Preventable.  Abstract published in the AWHONN National Conference Supplement: Papers and Posters Presented at the AWHONN Annual Convention . Washington, D.C., June, 2012.

Ardath Youngblood
Area of Expertise: 
Nursing are Maternity and Newborn Care
Beau A. Younker
Profile Description: 

Occupational Therapy Assistant Coordinator
Assistant Professor

Academic Degrees Achieved: M.S., B.A., Seton Hall University

Beau A. Younker
Area of Expertise: 
Adult Psychology, Adult/Geriatric Rehabilitation
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