Faculty & Staff

Meet faculty & staff from Merrimack College’s School of Nursing and Health Sciences.

Full-Time Faculty

Douglas Pisano

Douglas 

Pisano

Exec. Dean, Dean of Nursing & Health Sciences
Traci Alberti

Traci 

Alberti,

Ph.D., FNP-BC

Associate Dean of Nursing, School of Nursing & Health Sciences

Leena Bharath

Leena 

Bharath

Assistant Professor, Nutrition and Public Health

April Bowling

April 

Bowling

Vice President, Research & Associate Professor, Nutrition & Public Health

Andrew Cannon

Andrew 

Cannon

Clinical Professor, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Jessica Cellucci

Jessica 

Cellucci,

’12

Assistant Professor, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Michael Corcoran

Michael 

Corcoran

Associate Professor, Nutrition and Public Health

Dennis Fontaine

Dennis 

Fontaine

Associate Clinical Professor, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Carol Glod

Carol 

Glod,

RN

Chair, Nutrition and Public Health & Professor, Nutrition and Public Health

Allison Higgins

Allison 

Higgins

Assistant Clinical Professor, Nutrition and Public Health

Birgid Hopkins

Birgid 

Hopkins

Chair, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences & Associate Clinical Professor, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Elizabeth Natale

Elizabeth 

Natale

Assistant Clinical Professor, Nutrition and Public Health

Leah Poloskey

Leah 

Poloskey

Assistant Clinical Professor, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Nicholas Santa-Barbara

Nicholas 

Santa-Barbara

Assistant Clinical Professor, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Lynne Sheppard

Lynne 

Sheppard,

DNP, RN

Clinical Professor & Undergraduate Nursing Program Director

Eleanor Shonkoff

Eleanor 

Shonkoff

Associate Clinical Professor, Nutrition and Public Health

Tunde Szivak

Tunde 

Szivak

Associate Professor, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Zi Yan

Zi 

Yan

Chair & Professor, Nutrition and Public Health

Instructors

Elizabeth Natale

Elizabeth 

Natale

Assistant Clinical Professor, Nutrition and Public Health

Professor Emeriti

Kathleen A. FitzPatrick fitzpatrickk@merrimack.edu

Alumni Class Year Designations

Faculty and staff members who are alumni of Merrimack College have their year of graduation listed after their name. Bachelor's degree is denoted by the year (i.e. '01). Master's degree is denoted by an "M" and the year of graduation (i.e. M'04).