Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

North Haven Campus

Administrative Officers

Title Name Phone Email
Dean Larry Z. Slater 203-582-8549
Senior Associate Dean Lisa Rebeschi 203-582-8444
Assistant Dean for Clinical Education Bridget Rich 203-582-7904
Assistant Dean for Academic Success Claire Puzarne 203-582-6574
Director, Business Operations and Administration Patricia Gettings 203-582-6497


Program Name Phone Email
Director, Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Programs Erica Colavolpe 203-582-8882
Director, Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program Ingrid Bell 203-582-7543
Director, Psychiatric Mental Health Practitioner Katherine Pfeiffer
Director of Online Graduate Programs Carolyn Bradley 203-582-7975

Nursing is a profession based on science, a culture of compassion, commitment to best practices, and connection to individuals. The practice of nursing is research-based, goal-directed, creative and concerned with the health and dignity of the whole person. The art of delivering quality nursing care depends upon the successful mastery and application of intellectually rigorous nursing knowledge.

Mission Statement

To provide leadership in nursing and healthcare through innovative undergraduate and graduate education that embraces holism, interprofessionalism and inclusivity.


To prepare transformational leaders in healthcare.


School of Nursing values include:

  • diversity of ideas, persons and cultures
  • supportive learning environments
  • scholarly undertakings to advance education and practice
  • ethical conduct in personal and professional arenas
  • holistic nursing across the spectrum of healthcare
  • interprofessional education and collaboration
  • innovative learning methodologies
  • systematic assessment and evaluation
  • lifelong learning

Transforming healthcare . . .  one student at a time.