Laura Waters
Name
Laura Waters, Ph.D., RN
Title
Associate Professor of Nursing, Department Chair

B.S.N., 1983, Misericordia University
M.S., 1996, Wilkes University
Ph.D., 2009, Widener Universit

Phone
(570) 422-3569
Campus Address
DeNike Center for Human Services 204

Research interest focuses on nursing professionalism and anger management.

Clarane Mathiesen
Name
Claranne Mathiesen, MSN, RN
Title
Assistant Professor of Nursing

B.S., 1985, East Stroudsburg University
M.S., 1993, Villanova University

Phone
(570) 422-3862
Campus Address
DeNike Center for Human Services 206

Research involves aspects of stroke care and stroke community education.

Monica Manchester
Name
Monica Manchester, DNP, RN, OCN
Title
Associate Professor of Nursing

B.S., 2009, East Stroudsburg University
M.S.N., 2013, Drexel University

Phone
(570) 422-3474
Campus Address
DeNike Center for Human Services 208

I will be teaching/have taught Health Transitions I, Introduction to Evidence Based Practice, Health Transitions I, II, Critical Care, & Leadership and Management clinicals, and Simulation.

Valerie Braddock
Name
Valerie Braddock, DNP, RN, CCRN-K
Title
Associate Professor of Nursing

B.S.N., Seton Hall University
M.S.N., Walden University
D.N.P., Walden University

Phone
(570) 422-3574
Campus Address
DeNike Center for Human Services 215

I am the Course Coordinator for Health Transition II, Simulation instructor, and clinical instructor.

Alexi Koening
Name
Alexis Koenig, Ed.D, MSN, RN, CNE, CCHP
Title
Associate Professor of Nursing

B.A., East Stroudsburg University
M.S.N., University of Phoenix
Ed.D., William Howard Taff University

Phone
(570) 422-3567
Campus Address
DeNike Center for Human Services 217

Caring about nursing education naturally led to certification in nursing education after completing doctoral work. Compassion and Caring in the Correctional Setting explored caring in this unique nursing specialty.

Dorian Royal
Name
Dorian E. Royal
Title
Associate Professor of Nursing

B.A., 1995, SUNY at Buffalo
B.S., 1995, New York University
M.S., 2006, Columbia University
D.N.P., 2015, Duke University

Phone
(570) 422-3564
Campus Address
DeNike Center for Human Services 209

Dr. Dorian Royal, DNP, MSN, RN is an Associate Professor and serves as a clinical instructor for Foundations of Nursing skills lab, and clinical

Kelly Varcoe
Name
Kelly-Anne McLaughlin Varcoe DNP, MSN, RN
Title
Assistant Professor

B.S., West Chester University
Diploma, St. Luke's Hospital School of Nursing
B.S.N., Cedar Crest College
M.S.N., DeSales University
D.N.P., DeSales University

Phone
(570) 422-3576
Campus Address
Denike Center for Human Services 213

Teaching responsibilities include course coordination for Theoretical Foundations of Nursing, Health Transitions Birth to Young Adult, Health Transitions of the Childbearing Family and RN-BS Dynamics of Nursing Practice.

Michelle Zuccarini
Name
Michelle Zuccarini, MSN, RN, CRNP
Title
Assistant Professor

B.S.N., Drexel University
M.S.N., Drexel University
Post-Master's Certificate Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Drexel University

Phone
(570) 422-3561
Campus Address
DeNike Center for Human Services

Professor Zuccarini, MSN, RN, CRNP is an assistant professor and serves as didactic and clinical instructor in Mental Health Nursing, and Nursing Leadership and clinical instructor in Community Health Nursing. She is currently pursuing her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree at Clarion University of Pennsylvania with anticipated completion in December 2020.

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Please contact the Department of Nursing with any questions about our programs.

Contact Information

Campus Address
DeNike Center for Human Services
Phone:
(570) 422-3474
Fax:
(570) 422-3853 (Fax)
Title of Department Leader
Department Chair Nursing
Name
Laura Waters
Phone:
(570) 422-3569