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
Kay Aquino Teaching Instructor & Simulation Specialist
Robert Atkins Associate Professor
Margaret Avallone Associate Dean, Baccalaureate Programs and Clinical Associate Professor
Cynthia Ayres Associate Dean, Graduate Programs & Advanced Nursing Practice and Associate Professor
Claudia Beckman Professor Emerita
Janice Beitz Professor
Renee Cantwell Professor Emerita
Joseph Cipriano Teaching Assistant Professor
Jeanann Sousou Coppola Clinical Associate Professor
Nancy Cresse Clinical Assistant Professor
Brigitte Cypress Associate Professor
Rachel Derr Program Director, Pre-Licensure Programs and Clinical Assistant Professor
Kevin Emmons Associate Dean, Center of Excellence in Interprofessional Practice, Education and Innovation (CEIPEI) and Clinical Associate Professor
Mei Fu Senior Associate Dean, Nursing Research and Professor
Rida Gharzeddine Assistant Professor
Kathleen Jackson Clinical Assistant Professor
Bonnie Jerome-D'Emilia Associate Professor
Terri-Ann Kelly Assistant Professor
Angela Kelly Clinical Associate Professor
Sheila Linz Assistant Professor
Regina Mangano Outreach Nurse Coordinator, Rutgers REACHES Out Initiative
Martin Manno Assistant Teaching Professor
Tracey Nagle Assistant Teaching Professor and Director, MSN School Nurse Program
Jamille Nagtalon-Ramos Assistant Professor
Donna Nickitas Dean and Professor
Marie O'Toole Senior Associate Dean, Academic and Faculty Affairs and Professor
Nancy Pontes Associate Professor
Katherine Prihoda Clinical Associate Professor
Sangita Pudasainee-Kapri Assistant Professor
Tyshaneka Saffold Assistant Professor
Jennifer Sipe Clinical Assistant Professor
Catherine Stubin Assistant Professor
Patricia Suplee Associate Professor
Carol Wallinger Clinical Professor, Rutgers Law School, Camden Campus
Wanda Williams Program Director, Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program and Clinical Associate Professor
Mary Wunnenberg Clinical Assistant Professor