Faculty

Applied Behavior Analysis

ASHLEY BREHM,  Assistant Professor of Applied Behavior Analysis; B.S., Gannon University; M.S., Canisius College; Board Certified Behavior Analyst; NYS Licensed Behavior Analyst.

MICHELLE A. HICKMAN, Assistant Professor of Applied Behavior Analysis; B.S., SUNY College at Cortland; M.A., Ph.D., Ohio State University; Board Certified Behavior Analyst-Doctoral; NYS Licensed Behavior Analyst.

VICKI MADAUS KNAPP, Assistant Professor and Chair of the Applied Behavior Analysis Department; B. S., Western Michigan University; M.S., Eastern Michigan University; Ph.D., University of Kansas; Board Certified Behavior Analyst-Doctoral; NYS Licensed Behavior Analyst.

KELLIE KOTWICKI, Assistant Professor of Applied Behavior Analysis; B.A., M.S., Canisius College; ABA Online Program in Behavioral Science & Technology, Florida Institute of Technology; Board Certified Behavior Analyst; NYS Licensed Behavior Analyst.

DEBORAH NAPOLITANO, Assistant Professor of Applied Behavior Analysis; B.A., Western Connecticut State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Kansas; Board Certified Behavior Analyst; NYS Licensed Behavior Analyst.

VANESSA PATRONE, Assistant Professor of Applied Behavior Analysis; B.A., SUNY Geneseo; M.A., University of Maryland Baltimore County; Board Certified Behavior Analyst; NYS Licensed Behavior Analyst.

Dietetics Internship

ROBIN SCHENK, Director of Dietetics Program; B.S., University of Southern Mississippi; M.S.Ed., St. Bonaventure University.

Education

SARAH AVTZON, Assistant Professor, Alternative Teacher Certification Program; B.A., Yeshiva University; M.A., Azrieli Graduate Institute; M.S., Columbia University; Ed. S., Columbia University; Ph.D., Walden University.

BATSHEVA BERKOVITS, Adjunct Instructor, Alternative Teacher Certification Program; B.A., M.A., Mercy College.

JODI L. BRENNER, Adjunct Instructor, Alternative Teacher Certification Program; A.A.S., Kingsborough Community College; B.S., SUNY Empire State College; M.S., Brooklyn College; S.A.S, Baruch College.

MARK BROWN, Associate Professor of Education; B.S., Canisius College; M.S., SUNY Buffalo State; Ph.D., University of Cincinnati.

ELISA CHREM,  Adjunct Instructor, Alternative Teacher Certification Program; B.S., M.S., M.A., Brooklyn College.

CHAYA SHOSHI CWEIBER, Adjunct Instructor, Alternative Teacher Certification Program; B.A., Empire State College; M.S., Adelphi University.

NIA-SOPHIA DIEZ, Adjunct Instructor, Alternative Teacher Certification Program; B.A., St. Joseph’s College; M.S., Adelphi University.

SHOSHANA EHRENPREIS, Instructor, Alternative Teacher Certification Program; B.A., Thomas Edison State College; M.S., Adelphi University; Ph.D., Capella University.

TRACY EISMAN, Adjunct Instructor, Alternative Teacher Certification Program; B.A., Nazareth College, M.S., University at Buffalo.

FRANK ENGELBERG, Instructor, Alternative Teacher Certification Program; B.A., Hofstra University; M.S., Ed.D., Yeshiva University.

SARA CHAYA FARBSTEIN, Instructor, Alternative Teacher Certification Program; B.S., M.S., Touro College; Ph.D., Capella University.

HARVEY FERTIG, Adjunct Instructor, Alternative Teacher Certification Program; B.A., Brooklyn College; M.S., NYU; C.A.S., Brooklyn College.

COURTNEY GERKEN, Adjunct Instructor, Alternative Teacher Certification Program; B.A., New Paltz University; M.S., Adelphi University.

DINA GONGOLA, Instructor, Alternative Teacher Certification Program; B.A., Thomas A. Edison State College; M.S., Adelphi University; Ph.D., Walden University.

YISROEL GROSSBERG, Adjunct Instructor, Alternative Teacher Certification Program; Bachelors in Talmudic Law, Beth Medrash Govoha; B.A.,  M.S., Touro College.

PENINA HARRIS, Instructor; B.A., Adelphi University; M.A., Daemen College.

BAILA HERBSTMAN, Adjunct Instructor, Alternative Teacher Certification Program; B.S., Empire State College; M.S., Rutgers University.

ZIPPY JUNI, Instructor; B.A., Thomas Edison; M.A., Adelphi University.

CHAYA SARA KAHN, Instructor; B.A., M.A., Staten Island College.

MARC KATZ, Instructor, Alternative Teacher Certification Program; B.A., M.A., M.S., Touro College; Ed.D., Northcentral University.

ROCHEL LAZEWNIK, Assistant Professor, Alternative Teacher Certification Program; B.A., Thomas Edison State College; M.S., Long Island University; Ph.D., University of Cincinnati.

ROCHEL LIEBERMAN, Adjunct Instructor, Alternative Teacher Certification Program; B.S., Touro College; M.A., Lehman College.

SHTERNA LITZMAN, Adjunct Instructor, Alternative Teacher Certification Program; B.A., M.S., Touro College.

KATHY MALCOMSON, Adjunct Instructor, Alternative Teacher Certification Program; B.A., Queens College; M.S., Hunter College.

FEIGA MANDEL, Adjunct Instructor, Alternative Teacher Certification Program; B.A., College of Staten Island; Dual M.S., College of Staten Island.

ERIC MASLIN, Adjunct Instructor, Alternative Teacher Certification Program; B.A., M.S, Touro College.

CHERYL MIODOWNIK, Instructor, Alternative Teacher Certification Program; B.S., Baruch College; M.S., Adelphi University; Ph.D., Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Yeshiva University.

MARLENE MORRIS, Adjunct Instructor, Alternative Teacher Certification Program; B.A., St. Francis College; M.A., Columbia University; C.A.S., Brooklyn College.

ALAN MOSKOWITZ, Adjunct Instructor, Alternative Teacher Certification Program; B.A., M.S., Touro College.

MALKA ORATZ, Adjunct Instructor, Alternative Teacher Certification Program; B.A., Thomas Edison State College; M.S., Walden University.

DEVORAH PACHT, Adjunct Instructor, Alternative Teacher Certification Program; B.A., Thomas Edison State College; M.S., Adelphi University.

DEBRINA PRINCE, Instructor; B.A., Brooklyn College; M.A., Ball State University.

SARA ROTHSTEIN, Adjunct Instructor, Alternative Teacher Certification; B.A., College of Staten Island; M.S., Touro College.

DEVON RUGGIERO,  Adjunct Instructor, Alternative Teacher Certification Program; B.A., SUNY at New Paltz; M.S., Brooklyn College; M.S., Adelphi University.

ETTY SAMUEL, Adjunct Instructor, Alternative Teacher Certification Program; B.S., Touro College; M.S., College of Staten Island.

MINDY SCHREINER SCIRRIAdjunct Instructor of Education; B.A., University of Rochester; M.A., Binghamton University; M.S., Ph.D., Syracuse University.

AVROHOM SCHWARTZ, Adjunct Instructor, Alternative Teacher Certification Program; B.A., Yeshiva University; M.S., Touro College.

EVELYN SHACHNER SEEVE, Assistant Professor, Alternative Teacher Certification Program;B.A., Touro College; M.A., Ph.D., Hofstra University.

NECHAMA KESSLER SEGAL, Instructor; B.A., Thomas Edison; M.A., Touro College.

FRAN SHANKER, Adjunct Instructor, Alternative Teacher Certification Program; B.A., Queens College; M.S., Brooklyn College; M.S., Columbia University.

BRUCE SHIELDS, Associate Professor of Education; B.S., Slippery Rock University; M.A., University at Missouri; M.Ed., Ph.D., University at Buffalo.

PESSY SLOAN, Assistant Professor, Alternative Teacher Certification Program; B.A., Touro College; M.A., Ph.D., Hofstra University.

FAITH CONDON THAYER, Instructor, Alternative Teacher Certification Program; B.A., Western Connecticut State University; M.A., Pratt Institute; Ph.D., Lesley University.

MALKA ALTER UNGAR, Adjunct Instructor, B.A., M.A., Touro College.

KAREN WEGST, Assistant Professor of Education and Director of Alternative Certification Programs; B.A., M.S., Canisius College.

ZAHAVA STERN WIENER, Assistant Professor, Alternative Teacher Certification Program; B.A., Yeshiva University; M.A., Ph.D., Fordham University

ELIZABETH R. WRIGHT, Associate Professor of Education and Divisional Dean for Health & Human Services Division; B.A., Binghamton University; M.S.W., J.D., University at Buffalo.

International Business

TORSTEN DOERING, Associate Professor of Accounting, Director of the International Business Program;  Dipl. Ing., Cologne University of Applied Sciences; Dipl. Wirt. Ing., Niederrhein University of Applied Sciences; M.B.A., Ph.D., University at Buffalo.

MICHELE FLINT, CPA, Associate Professor of Accounting/MIS; B.S., Syracuse University; M.B.A., St. Bonaventure University; Ed.D., University of Rochester.

AARON JOYAL, Assistant Professor of Marketing; B.S. , Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University; M.B.A., University of Central Florida; Ph.D. candidate, University of Memphis.

NIKKI KAPILEVICH, Adjunct Instructor; B.A., SUNY at Buffalo; M.B.A., Canisius College.

CARMEN MARTORANA, Adjunct Instructor; B.S., Rochester Institute of Technology; B.S., SUNY Buffalo State; M.S., Canisius College.

PAUL H. McAFEE, Adjunct Instructor; B.A., University of Maryland; M.B.A., University of Rochester.

TITO RODRIGUEZ, Adjunct Instructor; B.S. Polytechnic Institute of New York University; M.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; M.B.A., The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

JAMES WALTERS, Adjunct Instructor; B.A., M.B.A., University at Buffalo.

Leadership and Innovation

MARC ADLER, Adjunct Professor; B.A., M.B.A., M.A., University at Buffalo.

CHRISTINA COYLE-LENZ, Program Director; B.S., M.B.A., University at Buffalo; M.S., SUNY Buffalo State.

MARGARITA COYNE, Adjunct Professor; B.S., University at Buffalo; M.S., Daemen College.

JOETTE FIELD, Adjunct Instructor; B.S., M.S., SUNY Buffalo State.

JOHN S. FREDERICK, Founder and Professor, Executive Leadership and Change Program; B.S., M.S., SUNY Buffalo State; Ed.D., University at Buffalo.

TERRY FULCHER, Adjunct Professor; B.S., M.S., Daemen College.

STEVEN J. HARVEY, Adjunct Professor; B.S., M.S.Ed., Ph.D., University at Buffalo.

ARLENE KAUKUS, Adjunct Professor; B.A., SUNY Buffalo State; M.S., Case Western Reserve University; M.B.A., University at Buffalo.

NEIL MUSSETT, Adjunct Professor; B.A., Franciscan University of Steubenville; Ph.D. (A.B.D.), University at Buffalo.

KIMBERLY PAGANO, Adjunct Professor; B.A., Canisius College; M.S., Daemen College.

TARA SCHAFER, Adjunct Professor; B.A., M.S., Daemen College.

DANIELLE A. WEAVER, Adjunct Professor; B.A., St. Lawrence University; M.S., SUNY Buffalo State.

STEPHEN WHITTON, Adjunct Professor; B.A., Haverford College; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison.

JOSEPH F. WINTER, Adjunct Professor; B.S., Daemen College; M.B.A., Canisius College.

Nursing

LISA S. BALL, FNP-BC, Adjunct Instructor of Nursing;  B.S., University of Western Ontario; M.S., Ph.D., University at Buffalo.

JOSETTE BRODHEAD, Assistant Professor of Nursing; A.A., Miami Dade Community College; B.S.N., Columbus State University; M.S.H.S., Independence University; M.S.N., Mansfield University; Ph.D., Capella University.

EILEEN DAETSCH, ANP-BC, Clinical Instructor of Nursing, B.S., The College at Brockport; M.S., University at Buffalo.

VIRGINIA M. HART, ANP-BC, Adjunct Instructor of Nursing; B.S., University at Albany; M.S., University at Buffalo; D.N.P., St. John Fisher College.

JANICE HOBBA-GLOSE, Assistant Professor of Nursing; B.S., Roberts Wesleyan College; M.S., University at Buffalo; D.N.S., The Sage Colleges.

GINA KEARNEY, AHN-BCAssistant Professor of Nursing; B.S., Bowling Green State University; M.S., Yale University; Post-MS Cert, New York University; Ph.D., Molloy College.

MARTHA KERSHAW, Assistant Professor of Nursing; B.S., Niagara University; M.S., Daemen College; EdDc, Concordia University.

PATRICIA KLEMENTOWSKI, ANP-BC, Clinical Instructor of Nursing, B.S., Niagara University, M.S., University at Buffalo.

WENCAN LU, FNP-BC, Part-Time Instructor of Nursing; B.S., Shanghai Maritime Institute; A.A.S., Erie Community College; B.S., Niagara University; M.S., D’Youville College; D.N.P., Daemen College.

ANN MARIE MacISAAC, ANP-BC, Clinical Instructor of Nursing, B.S., Niagara University, M.S., University at Buffalo

DEBORAH H. MERRIAM, Associate Professor of Nursing; B.S., Roberts Wesleyan College; M.S., Canisius College; M.S., Daemen College; D.N.S., The Sage Colleges.

DIANE MULCAHY, FNP-BC, Clinical Instructor of Nursing, B.S., California State University, M.S., UCLA.

CHERYL NOSEK, Professor of Nursing, Department Chair; B.S., University at Albany; M.S., D.N.S., University at Buffalo.

SARAH RALEIGH, FNP-BC, Instructor of Nursing; B.S., Northern Arizona University; M.S., D.N.P, University of Arizona.

KAROL REJMAN, Instructor of Nursing, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University at Buffalo.

MARY LOU RUSIN, Professor Emeritus of Nursing, B.S., M.S., Ed.D., University at Buffalo.

DIANE RYAN, ANP-BC, Adjunct Instructor of Nursing;  B.S., D’Youville College; M.S., University at Buffalo; Ph.D., University at Buffalo.

GRETCHEN TOWER, Part-time Instructor of Nursing; A.A.S., NCCC; B.S.N., M.S.N., Post Master’s Certificate in Acute Care, University at Buffalo.

DOROTHY URSCHEL, FNP-BC, ACNP-BC, Associate Professor of Nursing, Advanced Practice Nursing Programs Director; B.S., M.S., Niagara University; D.N.P. University at Buffalo.

VERONICA VALAZZA, Assistant Professor of Nursing; B.S., M.S.N., M.B.A., Western Governors University; D.N.P., Capella University.

Physical Therapy

RYAN BOGGS, Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy; B.S., D.P.T., Daemen College.

JENNIFER BOGULSKI, Clinical Assistant Professor; D.P.T., Daemen College.

DONALD BROWN, Instructor of Physical Therapy; B.S., Daemen College; D.P.T., Widener University.

JULIE BUONO, Instructor of Physical Therapy; B.S., Daemen College.

MICHAEL S. BROGAN, Professor of Physical Therapy and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College; B.S., D.P.T., Daemen College; M.S., Ph.D., University at Buffalo.

CLAY CASE, Instructor of Physical Therapy; B.S., D.P.T., Daemen College.

LAURA FAVARO, Clinical Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy; B.S., M.S., Ithaca College; D.P.T., D’Youville College.

GREGORY S. FORD, Associate Professor of Physical Therapy, Department Chair, and Faculty Senate President; B.S., M.S., D.P.T., Daemen College; Ph.D., University at Buffalo.

MARY ROSE FRANJOINE, Associate Professor of Physical Therapy; B.S., M.S., D.P.T., Daemen College.

JOSEPH GRAVINO, Instructor of Physical Therapy; B.S., D.P.T., Daemen College.

SHARON L. HELD, Associate Professor of Physical Therapy; B.S., D.P.T., Daemen College; M.S., University at Buffalo.

LISA INGLIS, Clinical Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy; B.S., McMaster University; M.S./P.T., University of Toronto; D.P.T., University of South Dakota.

CHRISTINA KELLY, Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy; B.S., D.P.T., Daemen College.

THERESA KOLODZIEJ, Director of Clinical Education; B.S., D.P.T., Daemen College; M.S., Ph.D.,  University at Buffalo.

MARGARET A. MAZZONE, Clinical Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy; B.S., SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse; M.S., Daemen College; Ph.D., University at Buffalo.

LUCY PAPIA, Instructor of Physical Therapy; B.S., D.P.T., Utica College.

MALLORY PETRUS, Instructor of Physical Therapy; D.P.T., Daemen College.

MICHAEL POLLICELLA, Clinical Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy; D.P.T., University at Buffalo.

JENNIFER PRIORE, Clinical Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy; B.S., M.S., D.P.T., Daemen College.

MICHAEL ROSS, Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy; B.S., Daemen College; M.S., University of Dayton;  M.H.Sc., D.H.Sc., University of Indianapolis.

JENNIFER L. SCHEID, Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy; B.S., University of Western Ontario; M.S., University of Toronto; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University; Postdoctoral research: University at Buffalo.

RON SCHENK,  Professor of Physical Therapy, Director of the Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Program; B.S., M.S., Ithaca College; Ph.D., University at Buffalo.

LAURIE WALSH, Associate Professor of Physical Therapy; B.S., University at Buffalo; M.S., Daemen College; J.D., University at Buffalo.

PUBLIC HEALTH

WHITNEY E. MENDEL, Assistant Professor of Public Health; M.S.W., Ph.D., University at Buffalo.

BRIAN H. WROTNIAK, Director, Master of Public Health Program; B.S., Daemen College, M.S., University of Indianapolis, Ph.D., University at Buffalo.

SOCIAL WORK

DIANE R. BESSEL, LMSW, CNM, MSW, Associate Professor & Master of Social Work (MSW) Program Director of Social Work & Sociology; B.A., M.A., Ph.D.,  University at Buffalo;  M.S.S.A., Case Western Reserve University.

STEVEN DAWSON, Assistant Professor of Social Work, B.S., Empire State College, M.S.W., New York University; D.S.W., University of Pennsylvania

ERIN CARMAN, Assistant Professor of Social Work; B.A., M.S.W., J.D., University at Buffalo.

MAGGIE DREYER, LCSW-R, Director of Field Education and Clinical Instructor; B.A., Daemen College; M.S.W., University at Buffalo.

GEORGE SIEFERT, MSW, Associate Professor of Social Work; B.S., SUNY College at Brockport; M.S.S.W., San Diego State University; Ph.D., University at Buffalo.

MERI STILES, Associate Professor of Social Work; B.A., M.S.W., Ph.D., University at Buffalo.

ANDREW J. WILTON, Clinical Assistant Professor of Social Work; B.A., M.S.W., University at Buffalo.