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Administrative Offices

While many questions about the M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing can be answered by reviewing the pages of this web site, including program-specific FAQs, you may need to contact our administrative offices:

For general College business or inquiries or to reach the Nursing Alumni Network, Ann Barrow McKenzie, Director of College Relations, or Maria Pavelsky, Assistant Dean for Finance and Administration, use the main College office number 610.519.4900 or nursing.inquiries@villanova.edu.

Contact information for Dr. Gail Furman, Director of the Simulation and Learning Resource Center, may be found in that section of this web site.

Office of the Dean

 

Connelly Endowed Dean

Donna S. Havens, PhD, RN, FAAN
Connelly Endowed Dean and Professor
Phone: 610.519.4909

Executive Assistant to the Dean

Mrs. Theresa Hoffman-Lare
Phone: 610.519.4909
Fax: 610.519.7997

 

Vice Dean for Academic Affairs 

Bette Mariani, PhD, RN, ANEF
Vice Dean for Academic Affairs and Associate Professor
Phone: 610.519.4933

 

Associate Dean for Research and Innovation

Peter Kaufmann, PhD, FABMR, FSBM
Associate Dean for Research and Innovation and Professor
Phone: 610.519.5972

 

Associate Dean for Inclusive Excellence

Patricia K. Bradley, PhD, RN, FAAN
Associate Dean for Inclusive Excellence and Associate Professor
Phone: 610.519.8453

 

Assistant Dean for College and Student Services

Anne M. Fink, PhD, RN, CNE

Assistant Dean for College and Student Services and Assistant Professor
Phone: 610.519.4905

 

Senior Administrative Assistant to Drs. Mariani and Fink

Dani Kennedy
Phone: 610.519.7328

 

Research, Innovation and Global Health Initiatives Coordinator

Sandra Schultz
Phone: 610.519.5480

 

Undergraduate Program

 

Associate Dean of the Undergraduate Program

Catherine Lovecchio, PhD, RN, Associate Dean and Clinical Associate Professor

Phone: 610.519.4926

 

Undergraduate Program Assistant

Mrs. Marie Paolucci
Phone: 610.519.4926
Email: nursing.undergrad@villanova.edu

 

Director, Traditional and Transfer BSN Track

Barbara Stephen, MSN, RN, OCN
Phone:610.519.5957

 

Second Degree BSN Track 

Colleen Meakim, MSN, RN, CHSE-A, ANEF

Director, Second Degree BSN Track; Assistant Professor of the Practice
Phone: 610.519.6596
Fax: 610.519.7955

Second Degree BSN Track Assistant

Kristin Barkdoll
Phone: 610.519.7137

 

Graduate Program

 

Associate Dean of the Graduate Nursing Program

Marguerite K. Schlag, EdD, RN
Phone: 610.519.4907

Graduate Program Assistant

Kelly Sheaffer
Phone: 610.519.4934

Nurse Practitioner Track Coordinator

Elizabeth Muncey Blunt, PhD, RN, APRN, BC
Phone: 610.519.4928

Nursing Education Program

Marguerite K. Schlag, EdD, RN
Phone: 610.519.4907

Nurse Anesthesia DNP Track Director

Jodie Szlachta, PhD, RN, CRNA

PhD in Nursing Director

Mary Ann Cantrell, PhD, RN, CNE, FAAN
Phone: 610.519.6829

Post-Master's Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Director

Debra Shearer, EdD, MSN, FNP-BC
Phone: 610.519.8337

Doctoral Programs Assistant

Rachel N'Diaye
Phone: 610.519.4914

 

 

Continuing Education Program

 

Continuing Education Program Director

Evelyn Lengetti, PhD, RN-BC
Assistant Dean of Continuing Education and Assistant Professor
Phone: 610.519.4931

Continuing Education Program Assistant

Louisa Zullo
Phone: 610.519.4930
Fax: 610.519.6780
Email: nursing.ce@villanova.edu

 

Centers and Offices

 

Center for Global and Public Health

Catherine Curley, PhD, RN
Interim Director and Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing
Phone: 610.519.5931

Research, Innovation and Global Health Initiatives Coordinator

Sandra Schultz
Phone: 610.519.5480

 

MacDonald Center for Obesity Prevention and Education (COPE)

Rebecca Shenkman, MPH, RDN, LDN
Director
Phone: 610.519.5931

 

MACCHE, Mid-Atlantic Center for Children's Health and the Environment (PEHSU Region 3)

Phone: 833-362-2243 (toll free)

Email: macche@villanova.edu

 

Ruth McDermott-Levy, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN, Professor and Co-Director 
Phone: 610.519.6813

Laura Anderko, PhD, RN, Co-Director 


Emma Pennea, MSGH, Senior Associate Director 
Phone: 610.519.6813

 

 

 

 

Driscoll Hall

Mailing Address

Villanova University
M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085-1690

Phone: 610.519.4900
Fax: 610.519.7650

The College offices, located in Driscoll Hall, are open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.