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Dr Kathy Wright, Dept. Chair

Arlene Brown, Secretary

Mansfield Campus - Campus Map
212C Elliott Hall 
Mansfield University
Mansfield, PA 16933

Jamie Klesh, PhD, CRNP, Program Director

Laurie Abulencia, Sayre Dept. Secretary   

Sayre Campus - Campus Map
Patterson Building
Sayre, PA

Faculty


Krista Powers MSN, RN

Instructor

Email: kpowers@mansfield.edu

Degree(s) & Granting Institutions

  • MSN (Nursing Education) - Mansfield University
  • BSN - Wilkes University

Educational Specialty

  • Nursing Education
  • Medical-Surgical Nursing 

Teaching Experience:

  • Mansfield University of Pennsylvania
  • Corning Community College

Research Interests:

  • Simulation

 


Jamie Klesh, PhD, RN

Nursing Program Director

Assistant Professor
Email: jklesh@mansfield.edu

Degree(s) & Granting Institutions

  • PhD (Rural Nursing) - Binghamton University
  • M.S. with FNP Certification - Binghamton University
  • B.S.N - Nursing, Mansfield University

Educational Specialty

  • Health Assessment
  • Pathophysiology and Pharmacology
  • Medical Surgical Nursing

Teaching Experience

  • Mansfield University of Pennsylvania

Research Interests:

  • Rural Health
  • Health Variables in the Elderly

Susan Lanzara PhD, RN, CNE

Assistant Professor

Email: slanzara@mansfield.edu

Degree(s) & Granting Institutions

  • PhD (Nursing Education) Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • MSN (Nursing Education) Mansfield University
  • B.S.N (Nursing) - Graceland University
  • A.A.S (Nursing) - Morris County Community College

Education Specialty

  • Medical Surgical Nursing
  • Simulation

Teaching Experience

  • Mansfield University

Research Interests:

  • Simulation

Christine Varner MSN, RN, CSN

Instructor


Email: cvarner@mansfield.edu

Degree(s) & Granting Institutions

  • MSN - University of Phoenix
  • BSN - Mansfield University

Educational Specialty

  • Community Health
  • Medical-Surgical/Intensive Care

Teaching Experience:

  • Mansfield University of Pennsylvania 


Vicki Kotchka MSN, CCRN

Instructor

Email: vkotchka@mansfield.edu

Degree(s) & Granting Institutions

  • MSN - Mansfield University
  • BSN  - Mansfield University
  • ADN  - Mesa Community College

Education Specialty

  • Medical Surgical Nursing
  • Cardiovascular Nursing

Teaching Experience

  • Mansfield University

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Nancy Runyan MSN, RN

Instructor

Email: nrunyan@mansfield.edu

Degree(s) & Granting Institutions

  • MSN- University of Phoenix
  • BA (Psychology)- Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • AAS  (Nursing) - Corning Community College

Education Specialty

  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Fundamentals of Nursing

Teaching Experience

  • Mansfield University
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Jennifer Carapella MSN, RN

Instructor

Email: jcarapel@mansfield.edu

Degree(s) & Granting Institutions

  • MSN - Mansfield University
  • BSN - Daemen College
  • AAS (Nursing) - Corning Community College

Education Specialty

  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Medical-Surgical Nursing

Teaching Experience

  • Mansfield University
  • Corning Community College
  • Greater Southern Tier BOCES
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Ellen Reynolds DrNP, RN, AANP

Assistant Professor

Email: ereynold@mansfield.edu

Degree(s) & Granting Institutions

  • DrNP - Drexel University
  • MSN - Binghamton University
  • BSN - St. Louis University
  • AAS - Somerset County College

Education Specialty

  • Women's Health Issues
  • Advanced Physical Assessment

Teaching Experience

  • Mansfield University
  • Binghamton University

Research Interests

  • Treatment Seeking Behaviors in Ischemic Stroke Patients