School of Health Sciences Faculty & Staff

Dean's Office

Betsy Francis-Connolly, Ph.D.

Betsy Francis-Connolly, Ph.D.

Dean, School of Health Sciences

Echlin Hall 201
(203) 479-4700
BConnolly@newhaven.edu

Yanice Mendez-Fernandez

Yanice Mendez-Fernandez, Ph.D., MPH

Associate Dean, School of Health Sciences

Echlin Hall 202
(203) 479-4727
YMendezfernandez@newhaven.edu

Heather

Heather Ennis, MHA

Director of Accreditation & Assessment

Echlin Hall 210
(203) 479-4702
HEnnis@newhaven.edu

Brittany

Brittany Lenig

Director of Operations

Echlin Hall 200
(203) 479-4701
BLenig@newhaven.edu

Full-Time Faculty and Staff

Katelyn Bartone R.D.H., MPH

Katelyn Bartone R.D.H., MPH

Practitioner in Residence

Dental Hygiene Building 109
(203) 931-6024
KBartone@newhaven.edu

Jacqui Brown

Jacqui Brown, M.S., CCC-SLP

Lecturer & Director
Speech-Language Pathology Program

One Care Lane 116C
(203) 479-4708
JBrown@newhaven.edu

Michael French, M.A.

Michael French, M.A.

Practitioner in Residence



MFrench@newhaven.edu

Kevin Gendron

Kevin Gendron, M.S., CSCS

Lecturer
Clinic and Internship Coordinator, Exercise Science Program

One Care Lane 116H
(203) 479-4266
KGendron@newhaven.edu

Gwen Grosso

Gwen Grosso, R.D.H., M.S.

Assistant Professor

Subway Building 102
(203) 479-4518
GGrosso@newhaven.edu

Jessica Holzer

Jessica Holzer, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Echlin Hall 215
(203) 479-4716
JHolzer@newhaven.edu

Kirsten Jensen, JD, NR-P, EMS-I

Kirsten Jensen, JD, NR-P, EMS-I

Assistant Program Director, Paramedicine Program

One Care Lane 116H-2
(203) 479-4722
KJensen@newhaven.edu

Mark Kacerik

Mark Kacerik, R.D.H., M.S.

Associate Professor
Chair, Allied Health Department

Subway Building 103
(203) 931-6024
MKacerik@newhaven.edu

Reena Kelly

Reena Kelly, Ph.D., MHA

Assistant Professor

Echlin Hall 217
(203) 479-4271
RKelly@newhaven.edu

Kristina Krsiak

Kristina Krsiak, OTD, OTR/L

Lecturer
Academic Fieldwork Coordinator, Doctorate of Occupational Therapy Program

One Care Lane 116H-3
(203) 479-4719
KKrsiak@newhaven.edu

David Lane, M.S.

David Lane, M.S.

Practitioner in Residence



DLane@newhaven.edu

Maggie Lyon

Maggie Lyon, RD-CDN

Practitioner In Residence



MLyon@newhaven.edu

Carleta Maurice, M.S., MT(ASCP)

Carleta Maurice, M.S., MT(ASCP)

Practitioner in Residence
Director, Medical Laboratory Science

One Care Lane 116L
(203) 479-4713
CMaurice@newhaven.edu

Kristin Minihan-Anderson

Kristin Minihan-Anderson RDH, MSDH

Clinical Hygienist

Dental Hygiene Building 109

KMinihanAnderson@newhaven.edu

Karl Minges

Karl Minges, Ph.D., MPH

Assistant Professor
Chair, Dept. of Population Health and Leadership

Director, Master of Public Health Program

Echlin Hall 214
(203) 479-4703
KMinges@newhaven.edu

Jill Moore, EdD, MHA, BSDH, RDH

Jill Moore, EdD, MHA, BSDH, RDH

Lecturer
Director, Doctor of Health Sciences Program


(203) 479-4725
JCMoore@newhaven.edu

Elizabeth Oleschuk

Elizabeth Oleschuk

Administrative Assistant

Echlin Hall Office 220B
(203) 931-6029
EOleschuk@newhaven.edu

Marie R. Paulis

Marie R. Paulis, R.D.H., MSDH

Assistant Professor
Director, Dental Hygiene Program

Subway Building 105
(203) 931-6005
MPaulis@newhaven.edu

Pavani Rangachari

Pavani Rangachari, Ph.D., CPH

Professor
Director, Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) Program

Echlin Hall 218
(203) 479-4274
PRangachari@newhaven.edu

Beth Rawson

Beth Rawson, M.S., MLSCM(ASCP)SHCM

Lecturer, Clinical Coordinator
Assistant Program Director, Medical Laboratory Science

One Care Lane Office 116L
(203) 479-4707
BRawson@newhaven.edu

Michele Smallidge

Michele Smallidge, Ed.D., RD

Lecturer
Director, BS Exercise Science Program

One Care Lane 116L
(203) 479-4714
MSmallidge@newhaven.edu

Donald Stankus

Donald Stankus, Jr., R.D., M.S.

Lecturer
Chair, Department of Nutrition Sciences & Wellness
Director, Accelerated B.S. + M.S. Nutrition Sciences Program
Director, M.S. Nutrition Sciences Program

One Care Lane Office 116E
(203) 479-4108
DStankus@newhaven.edu

Kaylin Stratton R.D.H., MHA

Kaylin Stratton R.D.H., MHA

Clinical Hygienist

Dental Hygiene Building 109
(203) 479-4711
KStratton@newhaven.edu

Peter Struble

Peter Struble, MPA

Senior Lecturer
Director, Paramedicine Completion Program


(203) 479-4232
PStruble@newhaven.edu

Joseph Soto

Joseph Soto, M.S., NR-P, EMS-1

Lecturer
Director, Paramedicine Program

One Care Lane 116L
(203) 479-4262
JSoto@newhaven.edu

Alvin Tran

Alvin Tran, Sc.D., MPH

Assistant Professor
Assistant Provost for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Director, Bachelor of Science in Public Health Program

Echlin Hall 213
(203) 479-4715
ATran@newhaven.edu

Ashish Upadhyaya

Ashish Upadhyaya, MBA

Lecturer
Director, Health Professions Advising Center

Echlin Hall 204
(203) 479-4101
AUpadhyaya@newhaven.edu

Michael Urban, OTD, MBA, M.S.

Michael Urban, OTD, MBA, M.S.

Senior Lecturer
Director, Doctorate of Occupational Therapy Program

One Care Lane, Rm 116B
(203) 479-4712
MUrban@newhaven.edu

Cayla White

Cayla White, M.S., CCC-SLP

Lecturer
Clinical Coordinator, Speech-Language Pathology

One Care Lane, 116H-1

CAWhite@newhaven.edu

Secondary Appointment Faculty

James

James Ayers, M.S.

Distinguished Lecturer

Dodds Hall 315
(203) 932-7401
JAyers@newhaven.edu

Paul J. Bourgeois

Paul J. Bourgeois, Ph.D., CRC, NCC

Assistant Professor
Coordinator, Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Harugari Hall 207
(203) 479-4142
PBourgeois@newhaven.edu

Kendell

Kendell L. Coker, Ph.D., J.D.

Adjunct Faculty

Maxcy Hall 323
(203) 932-1198
KCoker@newhaven.edu

On Sabbatical, 2022-23
Patrick

Patrick Gourley, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Maxcy Hall 118B-3
(203) 932-1137
PGourley@newhaven.edu

Alexandria

Alexandria Guzmán, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Chair, Psychology & Sociology
Chair, Faculty Senate

Harugari Hall 210
(203) 479-4562
AGuzman@newhaven.edu

Brian Marks

Brian A. Marks, J.D., Ph.D.

Senior Lecturer
Executive Director, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program

Maxcy Hall 118B-5
(203) 479-4150
BMarks@newhaven.edu

Melissa

Melissa L. Whitson, Ph.D.

Professor
Coordinator, M.A. Community Psychology

Harugari Hall 311
(203) 479-4589
MWhitson@newhaven.edu

Adjunct Faculty and Clinical Instructors
Ezequiel Alvarez-Figueroa R.D.H., MHA

Adjunct Faculty, Clinical in Allied Health Department
EAlvarezFigueroa@newhaven.edu

Nickeisha Bewry-Clarke, MHA

Adjunct Faculty, Department of Population Health and Leadership
NBewryClarke@newhaven.edu

Erica Byrne

Adjunct Faculty, Department of Population Health and Leadership
ERByrne@newhaven.edu

Nancy Cabelus, DNP, APRN, AFN-BC, PMHNP

Adjunct Faculty, Department of Population Health and Leadership
NCabelus@newhaven.edu

Matthew Caines, DHEd, MPH, MSIT, RHIA, MCHES

Adjunct Faculty, Department of Population Health and Leadership
MCaines@newhaven.edu

Brian Carr, MPH, MBA

Adjunct Faculty, Department of Population Health and Leadership
BCarr@newhaven.edu

Georgia Chavent, M.S., R.D.

Adjunct Faculty, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences and Wellness
GChavent@newhaven.edu

Deborah Church, M.D., EMBA

Adjunct Faculty, Department of Nutrition Sciences
DChurch@newhaven.edu

Michelle DaConto, RDH, MHA

Adjunct Faculty, Dental Hygiene in Allied Health Department
MDaconto@newhaven.edu

Marissa Darling

Adjunct Faculty, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences and Wellness
MDarling@newhaven.edu

Jeralyn Fantarella, DMD

Adjunct Faculty, Dental Hygiene in Allied Health Department
JFantarella@newhaven.edu

David Faugno

Adjunct Faculty, Allied Health Department
DFaugno@newhaven.edu

Brittany Franko, MBA

Adjunct Faculty, Allied Health - Exercise Science Department
BFranko@newhaven.edu

Michael Fraser, MS

Adjunct Faculty, Department of Population Health and Leadership
MFraser@newhaven.edu

Andrea Hawkins, MS

Adjunct Faculty, Department of Population Health and Leadership
AHawkins@newhaven.edu

Joan Heenan, MPH

Adjunct Faculty, Department of Population Health and Leadership
JHeenan@newhaven.edu

Carolyn Hinton, Ph.D.

Adjunct Faculty, Department of Population Health and Leadership
CHinton@newhaven.edu

Beth Hodshon, JD, MPH

Adjunct Faculty, Department of Population Health and Leadership
BHodshon@newhaven.edu

Sunida Infahsaeng, RDN-CD-N

Adjunct Faculty, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences and Wellness
SInfahsaeng@newhaven.edu

Joseph Kullberg BS, M(ASCP)

Adjunct Faculty, Allied Health Department
JKullberg@newhaven.edu

Kyle Lamprecht, RD, MS

Adjunct Faculty, Department of Population Health and Leadership, Nutrition Science Department
KLamprecht@newhaven.edu

Julius Landwirth, MD, JD

Adjunct Faculty, Department of Population Health and Leadership
JLandwirth@newhaven.edu

Molly Leaden

Adjunct Faculty, Allied Health Department
MLeaden@newhaven.edu

Scott Martus

Adjunct Faculty, Allied Health Department
SMartus@newhaven.edu

Brian McCambley, DHSc, PA-C

Adjunct Faculty, Department of Population Health and Leadership
BMcCambley@newhaven.edu

Samantha Morales, MHA

Adjunct Faculty, Department of Population Health and Leadership
SMorales@newhaven.edu

Sofia Morales, MPH, CPH

Adjunct Faculty, Department of Population Health and Leadership
SIMorales@newhaven.edu

Laura Nahins, MS, RDN, CDN, CNSC

Adjunct Faculty, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences and Wellness
LNahins@newhaven.edu

William Olmstead

Adjunct Faculty, Department of Population Health and Leadership
WOlmstead@newhaven.edu

Craig Parzynski, MS

Adjunct Faculty, Department of Population Health and Leadership
CParzynski@newhaven.edu

Kalie Peccerillo, MHA

Adjunct Faculty, Department of Population Health and Leadership
KPeccerillo@newhaven.edu

Jennifer Pieren, RDH, MS

Adjunct Faculty, Dental Hygiene in Allied Health Department
JPieren@newhaven.edu

John Pinto, Ph.D.

Adjunct Faculty, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences and Wellness
JPinto@newhaven.edu

Joel Reich, MD

Adjunct Faculty, Department of Population Health and Leadership
JReich@newhaven.edu

Nancy Rosenthal, MPH, FACHE

Adjunct Faculty, Department of Population Health and Leadership
NRosenthal@newhaven.edu

Keith Schafer, MPA

Adjunct Faculty, Allied Health Department
KSchafer@newhaven.edu

Elisabeth Schlegel, MSc, PhD, MBA, MS (HPPL), FIAMSE

Adjunct Faculty, Department of Population Health and Leadership
ESchlegel@newhaven.edu

Lori Schroeder, LLM, JD, PMP

Adjunct Faculty, Department of Population Health and Leadership
LSchroeder@newhaven.edu

Angela Schwartz BS, MT(ASCP)

Adjunct Faculty, Allied Health Department
ASchwartz@newhaven.edu

Michelle Scott

Adjunct Faculty, Allied Health - Exercise Science Department
MTScott@newhaven.edu

Caitlin Sculley, MSHA

Adjunct Faculty, Department of Population Health and Leadership
CSculley@newhaven.edu

Laura M. Silva, M.S., CCC-SLP

Adjunct Faculty in Allied Health Department
LSilva@newhaven.edu

Susan Sprowson, RDH, MS

Adjunct Faculty, Dental Hygiene in Allied Health Department
SJsprowson@newhaven.edu

Shara D. Steiner, DO, MACM

Adjunct Faculty, Department of Population Health and Leadership
SSteiner@newhaven.edu

Wendy Strollo, MSHA

Adjunct Faculty, Allied Health Department
WStrollo@newhaven.edu

Christina Trombetta, RDH, BS

Adjunct Faculty, Dental Hygiene in Allied Health Department
CTrombetta@newhaven.edu

Melissa Veloz, RDH, BS

Adjunct Faculty, Dental Hygiene in Allied Health Department
MVeloz@newhaven.edu

Aska Yaseen-Ansari MS, MT(ASCP)

Adjunct Faculty, Allied Health Department
AYAseenansari@newhaven.edu

Adam Zayan, MD, MPH

Adjunct Faculty, Department of Population Health and Leadership
AZayan@newhaven.edu

Leslie Zucker MBA, MT(ASCP)

Adjunct Faculty, Allied Health, and Department of Population Health and Leadership
LZucker@newhaven.edu

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