Faculty

Frances Crosby, Ed.D., RN

Chair of Nursing

Phone:
716.286.8155
Office Location:
Seton Hall

Dr. Crosby has served as chair of the Nursing Department since it reopened in 2006. In addition, she has been teaching community health and research, her interest areas.  Her master’s degree is in child psychiatric nursing.  Her experience has been in public health nursing and research.  She is a 1967 graduate of NU’s College of Nursing. Current...

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Scott Erdley, Ph.D.

Adjunct Professor

 

Malena King-Jones, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone:
716.286.8395

Dr. King-Jones is currently an assistant professor in Niagara University’s Department of Nursing.  She completed a Ph.D. in nursing at the State University of New York at Buffalo.  Dr. King-Jones received her master’s in community health nursing from D’Youville College, and her bachelor’s in nursing from Niagara University.  Dr. King-Jones is a member of Gamma Theta...

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Jacqueline Rhoads

Senior Lecturer

 

Vicki Smith, MS, RN, WHNP-BC, EFM-C

Faculty Fellow

Phone:
716.286.8148

Professor Smith joined the Department of Nursing in January 2012. Her specialty area is maternal-child women’s health. She has also contributed her expertise in technology, setting up the lab and coordinating the new accelerated program for second degree pre-licensure students.  She is a 1987 graduate of NU’s College of Nursing, and was a faculty member in...

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Tina Sinatra-Wilhelm, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Dr. Sinatra-Wilhelm received her doctoral degree from Chatham University in Pittsburgh, and her MSN and BS from Daemen College.  She has an extensive background in acute care, having worked in various clinical, education and leadership roles.  Areas of expertise include palliative care, medical/surgical and critical care nursing.  Dr. Sinatra-Wilhelm is an active member of Sigma Theta...

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Carol Winkler, MS, RN, PNP, PMHNP

Faculty Fellow

Professor Winkler is a new member of the Department of Nursing. She is an alumnus of Niagara University; she is also a graduate of University of Buffalo and University of Rochester.  She has many years of experience in pediatric nursing.  Professor Winkler is presently practicing as a psychiatric nurse practitioner working with children and adolescents.

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