Team

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Mattia J. Gilmartin, PhD, RN, FAAN

Executive director

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Jennifer Pettis, MS, RN, CNE, WCC

Acting Director, Programs

Louise Mary Simon

Associate Director, Operations

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Eugenia Bachaleda

Assistant Director, E-Learning

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Joanna Melendez

Senior Budget Analyst

Alison Bean

Acute Care Program Coordinator

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Stephanie Bennaugh

Membership Engagement and Success Manager

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Aalok Mehta, E-Learning Specialist

Richard Lynch

Richard Lynch

Computer Support Technician

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LaQuanda Hillery

Administrative Aide II

Contact Us

NICHE Support Team
212-998-5596
support@nicheprogram.org

Faculty

Abraham Brody, PhD, RN, FAAN

Associate Professor, NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing
Nursing & Medicine Associate Director, Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing

Elizabeth Capezuti, PhD, RN, FAAN

William Randolph Hearst Foundation Chair in Gerontology
Hunter College of City University of New York

Tara A. Cortes, PhD, MA, BSN, FAAN

Executive Director, Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing
Clinical Professor, NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing

Victoria Vaughan Dickson, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAHA, FHFSA

Associate Professor, NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing
Director, Pless Center for Research

Terry Fulmer, PhD, RN, FAAN

President, The John A. Hartford Foundation

Allison P. Squires, PhD, RN, FAAN

Associate Professor, NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing
Director, Florence S. Downs PhD Program in Nursing Research and Theory Development

Mentors

Brenda Belbot, MSN, MHA, RN-BC

Geriatric Nurse Consultant
Retired
Detroit, MI

Deirdre Carolan Doerflinger, PhD, ANP-BC, GNP-BC, CNS

Nurse Practitioner, Geriatrics
Inova Fairfax Hospital
Fairfax, VA

Judith DellaRipa, PhD, RN, FNP-BC

Advanced Practice Nurse for Medical Surgical Services
Retired
Richmond, VA

Sarah A. Evans, MSN, RN, ONC, CMSRN

Clinical Nurse Educator and NICHE Program Coordinator
Geisinger Medical Center
Danville, PA

John Jorgensen, MPA, RN

Clinical Practice Specialist
Covenant Health
Knoxville, TN

Sarah Knowles, MSN, APRN, ACCNS-AG, RN-BC, WCC

Clinical Nurse Specialist
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
Cleveland, OH

Dennise Lavrenz, RN, BSN, MBA, CENP

Columbia St. Mary's Hospital Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WI

Denise L Lyons, DNP, APRN, AGCNS-BC, FNGNA

Clinical Specialist in Gerontological Nursing
Christiana Care Health Hospital
Newark, DE

Arlene Stoller, MS, RN, GCNS, ACNS-BC, CDP

Geriatic Clinical Nurse Specialist, NICHE Program Leader
Lahey Hospital & Medical Center
Burlington, MA

Cassandra Vonnes, DNP, APRN, GNP-BC, AOCNP, CPHQ, FAHA

Geriatric Oncology Nurse Practitioner
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute
Tampa, FL