Alumni Leaders

At Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden, our alumni leaders are a highly accomplished group of health care professionals who share a passion for the nursing vocation and life-long learning. They actively support our school's commitment to educating the next generation of nurses and are dedicated to advancing our impact on health care across homes, hospitals, and communities.


Meet the Leaders of our Alumni Association

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Dr. Tracey Nagle, DNP, APN, FNP-BC, CSN

Assistant Teaching Professor and Director, MSN School Nurse Program

Dr. Nagle is a Family Nurse Practitioner with a focus on woman’s wellness through a family-centered-lens. She is a recent Rutgers DNP graduate with an academic interest in Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) and how to overcome life’s challenges by embracing them head-on. She has an open door to discuss the never-ending challenges and rewards life throws at us all. “Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better” -Maya Angelou. She believes nurses make a difference and impact intergenerational change across diverse socioeconomic backgrounds in partnerships and as healthcare advocates.


Dr. Nagle has been a maternity nurse for 25 years and school nurse for 15 years working with a diversified adolescent school-based population bridging healthcare with education. She serves as a leader in public health by coordinating care and improving quality of life through volunteering and mentoring to strengthen resiliency and make connections. She continues her scholarship and love for teaching at Rutgers-Camden as new faculty and the Director of the School Nurse Program.

Dr. Nagle is motivated to inspire and change by going above and beyond to make a difference. The dynamics of healthcare require pursuit of knowledge and professional development to stay up to date with evidence-based practice to meet the demands of the everchanging field. You need to be a leader to create change. Being a leader requires living by example, understanding the needs of the people, and creating opportunities for change that meet those needs. She is blessed with a husband of 25 years and six children making family dynamics are her specialty. Her values include honesty, integrity, respect, dedication, loyalty, and perseverance. She loves to spend time at home cooking, going to the beach, and appreciates the little things that make life exceptional.


Dr. Cecelia Bean-Kane, DNP, MSN, RN, FNP-BC

Dr. Kane is a nationally certified Nurse Practitioner with over 25 years in nursing. She is a United States veteran who served as a Lieutenant in the United States Public Health Service providing care to underserved populations. Currently Dr. Kane sits on the New Jersey State Nurses Association Region 5 Executive Board and is a member of INPAC (Interested Nurses Political Action Committee). She is Co-chair of Rutgers Camden School of Nursing Alumni Association. Selected to be a part of Rutgers Leadership Academy’s 2021-2022 cohort, she helped develop a program to help retain minority nursing students -- “Using a Summer Bridge Program to Improve Educational Outcomes for Historically Underrepresented Nursing Students”. As a member of Rutgers Camden’s inaugural Diversity Equity and Inclusion Strategic Planning Committee, she assisted developing a framework for infrastructure, recruitment, and retention. She was elected to represent and serve Rutgers Camden as a University Staff Senator. Her primary areas of interest are adolescent, young adult, and women’s health, health disparities and health inequities, and nursing education. Dr. Kane lends her expertise to the community, volunteering to provide health education to community groups and mentoring future and novice nurses. She is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, American Nurses Association, and Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society.   


Margo Wallace, DNP, MSN, RN
Director, Center for Academic Resources, Engagement, and Services

Margo obtained her undergradute degree from Rutgers University-Camden, her MSN in Nursing Education from Drexel University, and her DNP in Nursing Leadership from Touro University Nevada. Margo is an innovatice, outcome driven and client focused nurse with experience in both patient care and nursing leadership. Her previous roles at Rutgers School of Nursing-Camden include Course Assistant, Part Time Lectureer, and Simulation Lab Assistant. 




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Other Accomplished Alumni

Nancy Cresse, DNP, MSN, RN, APRN-BC
Clinical Assistant Professor, Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden

Nancy Cresse is a clinical assistant professor at Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden and a proud member of the Quality and Safety Education of Nurses International Task Force. Nancy's program of research is focused on improving outcomes in gerontological and adult health, case management, quality and outcomes improvement in community-based elders, and wound care. Before joining the School of Nursing–Camden in 2002, she served in a variety of nurse leader roles including Corporate Director of Case Management at the Kennedy Health System and Director of  Health at Cooper University Health Care.

Eric Gonzalez, BSN, RN
Squad Leader, Army National Guard

Eric Gonzalez currently serves as a squad leader with the Army National Guard and has been an exemplary past president of Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden's Student Nurses' Association. Eric is passionate about senior citizen health education as well as family health services. As a student, he was a dedicated mentor to his fellow nursing students and led the Student Nurses' Association to identify community needs and create ways to finance service learning projects. Eric is member of Sigma Theta Tau International's Eta Mu chapter.

Greg Gullo, BSN, RN, PCCN
Registered Nurse, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

Greg Gullo is a progressive care certified nurse at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center (PPMC) in Philadelphia, where he specializes in cardiology. At PPMC, Greg serves as the hospital-wide Professional Development Core Council chair in addition to contributing as a member of his Unit Council, which he chairs beginning in June 2017. Greg was selected as his hospital's Daisy Award winner in March 2017 after being nominated by his patient, and is featured in Penn's Patient-Centered Nurse Report campaign. He is pursuing an MSN in Leadership in Health Systems Management at Drexel University, and recently, his Mobility Project was selected by the Penn Medicine Health System to receive substantial funding in an effort to promote patient mobility after surgery. Greg also serves as co-chair of the RUCSON Charter Alumni Association.

Greg Passanante, RN, BS, BSN, MBA, CNOR
Chief Nursing Officer, Wills Eye Hospital

At Wills Eye Hospital, Greg Passanante oversees all hospital operations including clinical care, regulatory compliance, operational and capital budgets, patient scheduling, and surgeon block time utilization. Previously, Greg served as the clinical director for perioperative services at Christiana Hospital in Newark, Delaware and was the clinical director for medical/surgical nursing at Penn Presbyterian Hospital. He holds a BS from Rutgers School of Business–Camden, a BSN from Drexel University, and an MBA from Saint Joseph's University.