Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden faculty are recognized experts in their fields of study and clinical practice who are committed to motivating students and to fostering their academic success. These dedicated mentors model resilience and encourage our students to identify – and surpass – their academic and career goals. Our faculty, comprised of 31 full-time professors and more than 200 part-time lecturers, contribute to a campus-wide climate of cross-disciplinary collaboration, engaged civic learning, and evidence-based research. At the School of Nursing–Camden, faculty are hands-on practitioners and researchers who investigate topics such as poverty and vulnerable communities; health promotion, prevention, and literacy; access to care; community-based research; and social determinants of health – to name a few.

Full-time Faculty

Name Title
Sharon Andress Assistant Teaching Professor
Margaret Avallone Clinical Associate Professor
Cynthia Ayres Associate Professor
Claudia Beckman Professor Emerita
Janice Beitz Professor
Renee Cantwell Professor Emerita
Joseph Cipriano Associate Dean, Graduate Programs & Advanced Nursing Practice and Clinical Assistant Professor
Deirdre Conroy Assistant Teaching Professor
Jeanann Sousou Coppola Clinical Associate Professor
Brigitte Cypress Associate Professor
Thomas Dahan Assistant Teaching Professor
Rachel Derr Associate Dean, Baccalaureate Programs and Clinical Assistant Professor
Rida Gharzeddine Assistant Professor
Margaret Gray Associate Teaching Professor
Latisha Hayes-Gaines Assistant Teaching Professor
Kathleen Jackson Professor Emerita
Bonnie Jerome-D'Emilia Associate Professor
Angela Kelly Clinical Associate Professor
Terri-Ann Kelly Associate Professor
Lisa Lewis Senior Associate Dean, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Professor
Sheila Linz Associate Professor
Kimberly McGuinness Clinical Instructor
Jamille Nagtalon-Ramos Assistant Professor
Donna Nickitas Dean and Professor
Marie O'Toole Senior Associate Dean, Faculty and Academic Affairs and Professor
Arcilia Ortiz Program Director, MSN Program and NTT Clinical Instructor
Nancy Pontes Associate Professor
Katherine Prihoda Clinical Associate Professor
Sangita Pudasainee-Kapri Assistant Professor
Tyshaneka Saffold Assistant Professor
Jennifer Sipe Program Director, DNP Program and Clinical Assistant Professor
Catherine Stubin Assistant Professor
Patricia Suplee Associate Professor
Joseph Tariman Associate Dean, Clinical Innovation and Evidence-Based Practice and Associate Professor
Charles Tilley Director of the Interprofessional Practice, Education & Innovation Program
Carol Wallinger Professor Emerita
Mary Wunnenberg Clinical Associate Professor