School of Health Sciences Faculty & Staff

Dean's Office

Summer McGee

Summer J. McGee, Ph.D., CPH

Dean, School of Health Sciences
Associate Professor

Echlin Hall 201
(203) 479-4104
SMcGee@newhaven.edu

Renee Garcia-Prajer

Renee Garcia-Prajer R.D.H., M.S.

Associate Dean, School of Health Sciences
Professor

Echlin Hall 202
(203) 931-6027
RPrajer@newhaven.edu

Sarah Gardocki

Sarah Gardocki

Director of Operations

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

Heather

Heather B. Ennis

Accreditation & Assessment Coordinator

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

Fulltime Faculty and Staff

Katelyn Bartone R.D.H., MPH

Katelyn Bartone R.D.H., MPH

Clinical Hygienist

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

Michael French, MA

Michael French, MA

Practitioner in Residence

Echlin Hall Office 214

MFrench@newhaven.edu

Thomas Giordano

Thomas Giordano, M.S.E.

Executive in Residence

Echlin Hall 204

TGiordano@newhaven.edu

Gwen Grosso

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

Assistant Professor

Dental Hygiene Building 108
(203) 479-4518
GGrosso@newhaven.edu

Jessica Holzer

Jessica Holzer, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

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

Kirsten Jensen, JD, NR-P

Kirsten Jensen, JD, NR-P

Practitioner in Residence

Echlin Hall Office 212A

KJensen@newhaven.edu

Mark Kacerik

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

Associate Professor
Chair, Allied Health Department
Interim Chair, Nutrition Sciences Department

Echlin Hall 119C
(203) 931-6024
MKacerik@newhaven.edu

Robin Kerkstra

Robin Kerkstra, R.D.H., MSDH

Assistant Professor

Dental Hygiene Building 108
(203) 479-4705
RKerkstra@newhaven.edu

David Lane, MS

David Lane, MS

Practitioner in Residence



DLane@newhaven.edu

Carleta Maurice, MS, MT(ASCP)

Carleta Maurice, MS, MT(ASCP)

Practitioner in Residence
Director, Medical Laboratory Science

Echlin Hall 212C
(203) 479-4713
CMaurice@newhaven.edu

Glenn

Glenn McGee, Ph.D.

Deputy Provost
Professor

Maxcy Hall 205
(203) 479-4192
GMcgee@newhaven.edu

Karl Minges

Karl Minges, Ph.D., MPH

Assistant Professor
Chair, Health Administration and Policy

Echlin Hall 211
(203) 479-4703
KMinges@newhaven.edu

Samantha Morales

Samantha Morales, MHA

SHS Internship Coordinator
Director, PHP Scholars Program
Assistant Director, Master of Healthcare Administration

Echlin Hall 220A
(203) 479-4717
SMorales@newhaven.edu

Elizabeth Oleschuk

Elizabeth Oleschuk

Administrative Assistant

Echlin Hall Office 119B
(203) 931-6029
EOleschuk@newhaven.edu

William Olmstead

William Olmstead, MPA

Practitioner in Residence

Echlin Hall 204

WOlmstead@newhaven.edu

Marie R. Paulis

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

Assistant Professor
Director, Dental Hygiene Program

Echlin Hall 119A
(203) 931-6005
MPaulis@newhaven.edu

Laura Silva

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

Lecturer
Director, Speech-Language Pathology Program



LSilva@newhaven.edu

Michele Smallidge

Michele Smallidge, Ed.D., RD

Lecturer
Director, BS Exercise Science Program

Echlin Hall 212D
(203) 479-4714
MSmallidge@newhaven.edu

Donald Stankus

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

Lecturer
Director, Accelerated B.S. + M.S. Nutrition Sciences Program
Director, M.S. Nutrition Sciences Program

Echlin Hall 216
(203) 479-4108
DStankus@newhaven.edu

Peter Struble

Peter Struble, MPA

Senior Lecturer
Director, Paramedicine Completion Program

Echlin 208
(203) 479-4232
PStruble@newhaven.edu

Joseph Soto

Joseph Soto, M.S., NREMTP, EMS-I

Lecturer
Director, Paramedicine Program

Echlin Hall 212A
(203) 479-4262
JSoto@newhaven.edu

Alvin Tran

Alvin Tran, Sc.D., MPH

Assistant Provost for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Assistant Professor

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

Echlin Hall 119D
(203) 479-4712
MUrban@newhaven.edu

Secondary Appointment Faculty

James

James Ayers, M.S.

Distinguished Lecturer

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

Patrick

Patrick Gourley, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

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

Alexandria

Alexandria Guzmán, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Chair, Psychology & Sociology

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.

Associate Professor
Coordinator, M.A. Community Psychology
Coordinator, M.A. Clinical Mental Health Counseling

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

Erica Byrne

Adjunct Faculty, Health Administration and Policy Department
ERByrne@newhaven.edu

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

Adjunct Faculty, Health Administration and Policy Department
NCabelus@newhaven.edu

Nickeisha Bewry-Clarke, MHA

Adjunct Faculty, Health Administration and Policy Department
NBewryClarke@newhaven.edu

Ashley Corso, RDH, BS

Adjunct Faculty, Allied Health Department
ACorso@newhaven.edu

Michelle DaConto, RDH, BS

Adjunct Faculty, Allied Health Department
MDaconto@newhaven.edu

Marissa Darling, MS, RD

Adjunct Faculty, Nutrition Sciences Department
MDarling@newhaven.edu

Jeralyn Fantarella, DMD

Adjunct Faculty, Allied Health Department
JFantarella@newhaven.edu

Adriana Fields, RDH, MSHA

Clinical Adjunct Faculty, Allied Health Department
AFields@newhaven.edu

Michael Fraser, MS

Adjunct Faculty, Health Administration and Policy Department
MFraser@newhaven.edu

Andrea Hawkins, MS

Adjunct Faculty, Health Administration and Policy Department
AHawkins@newhaven.edu

Carolyn Hinton, Ph.D.

Adjunct Faculty, Health Administration and Policy Department
CHinton@newhaven.edu

Helana Hoover-Litty, RDN, MS

Adjunct Faculty, Nutrition Sciences Department
HHooverlitty@newhaven.edu

Sunida Infahsaeng, RDN-CD-N

Adjunct Faculty, Nutrition Sciences Department
mailto:SInfahsaeng@newhaven.edu

Paul Januszewski

Adjunct Faculty, Allied Health Department
PJanuszewski@newhaven.edu

Raeven Keene, RDH, BS

Adjunct Faculty, Allied Health Department
RKeene@newhaven.edu

Kyle Lamprecht, RD, MS

Adjunct Faculty, Health Administration and Policy Department
KLamprecht@newhaven.edu

Julius Landwirth, MD, JD

Adjunct Faculty, Health Administration and Policy Department
JLandwirth@newhaven.edu

Maggie Lyon, RD-CDN

Adjunct Faculty, Department of Nutrition Science
MLyon@newhaven.edu

Scott Martus

Adjunct Faculty, Allied Health Department
SMartus@newhaven.edu

Jasmine Messina

Adjunct Faculty, Allied Health Department
JMessina@newhaven.edu

Tina Miller, MS, RD

Adjunct Faculty, Nutrition Sciences Department
TMiller@newhaven.edu

Jill Moore, RDH, Ph.D.

Adjunct Faculty, Allied Health Department
JCMoore@newhaven.edu

Laura Nahins

Adjunct Faculty, Nutrition Sciences Department
LNahins@newhaven.edu

Craig Parzynski, MS

Adjunct Faculty, Health Administration and Policy Department
CParzynski@newhaven.edu

Jennifer Pieren, RDH, MS

Adjunct Faculty, Allied Health Department
JPieren@newhaven.edu

John Pinto, Ph.D.

Adjunct Faculty, Nutrition Sciences Department
JPinto@newhaven.edu

Rose Quiello, Ph.D., RN

Adjunct Faculty, Health Administration and Policy Department
RQuiello@newhaven.edu

Joel Reich, MD

Adjunct Faculty, Health Administration and Policy Department
JReich@newhaven.edu

Nancy Rosenthal, MPH, FACHE

Adjunct Faculty, Health Administration and Policy Department
NRosenthal@newhaven.edu

Keith Schafer, MPA

Adjunct Faculty, Allied Health Department
KSchafer@newhaven.edu

Caitlin Sculley, MSHA

Adjunct Faculty, Health Administration and Policy Department
CSculley@newhaven.edu

Sharon Smith-Alling, RDH, MS

Adjunct Faculty, Allied Health Department
SSmithAlling@newhaven.edu

Susan Sprowson, RDH, MS

Adjunct Faculty, Allied Health Department
SJsprowson@newhaven.edu

Wendy Strollo, MSHA

Adjunct Faculty, Allied Health Department
WStrollo@newhaven.edu

Floriana Trepcha, RDH, BS

Adjunct Faculty, Allied Health Department
FTrepcha@newhaven.edu

Christina Trombetta, RDH, BS

Adjunct Faculty, Allied Health Department
CTrombetta@newhaven.edu

Melissa Veloz, RDH, BS

Adjunct Faculty, Allied Health Department
MVeloz@newhaven.edu

Janet Yarrow, RDN, MS

Adjunct Faculty, Nutrition Sciences Department
JYarrow@newhaven.edu

Adam Zayan, MD, MPH

Adjunct Faculty, Health Administration and Policy Department
AZayan@newhaven.edu

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