Zaghloul Ahmed

Ahmed, Zaghloul Professor

Zaghloul Ahmed is a neuroscientist, skilled clinician, and contributer to a project funded through the New York State Department of Health to investigate mechanisms of spinal cord injury and to find new treatment strategies.

In a recent paper, he reported a new treatment strategy in which a combination of

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Karen Arca-Contreras

Arca-Contreras, Karen Lecturer, Success Coaching Program Coordinator

I am the success coach program coordinator and co-coordinator of NRS. 110 and NRS. 115. I believe in preparing nursing students to meet the complex needs of patients in the health care system. My research interests include: active learning strategies, success coaching, clinical reasoning, interprofessional collaboration, and nursing concepts.

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Dr. Maureen Becker

Becker, Maureen C. Associate Professor, Director of Clinical Education

As a Physical Therapist, Dr. Becker’s career has allowed her to participate in numerous professional roles; such as clinician, business owner, hospital director and academician, joining the College of Staten Island in 1992. She was the Director of Clinical Education and Deputy Chair in the Physical Therapy department for 22

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Dr. Jean-Philippe Berteau

Berteau, Jean-Philippe Assistant Professor

Dr. Berteau is an educator and researcher with experience in Biomechanics, Biomedical Engineering and Clinical sciences. Dr. Berteau is interested in bones, their biology and mechanical behavior, and their role as pathology biomarkers. His training in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering complement his clinical skills in Rehabilitation, and extend them into

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Vandana Chaudhry

Chaudhry, Vandana Assistant Professor

Vandana Chaudhry came to the College of Staten Island in 2012 after completing her doctoral studies in Social Work and Disability Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her ethnographic research explored the intersections among disability, development, globalization and the politics of subject-formation in the context of postcolonial India.

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Michael Chiacchiero

Chiacchiero, Michael Associate Professor

Since beginning his career as a physical therapist in 1995, Dr. Chiacchiero has treated patients throughout the health care continuum beginning in the Acute Care Hospital through Inpatient Rehabilitation, Outpatient Therapy, Home Care, and Skilled Nursing Facilities.  He has also worked in a Traumatic Brain Injury Clinic, Prosthetics and Orthotics Clinic,

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June Como

Como, June Assistant Professor

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Danna Curcio

Curcio, Danna L. Assistant Professor

I am a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society in Nursing as well as a member of the Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars.  Most recently I was inducted as a Fellow in the New York Academy of Medicine.  My research interests are in the realm

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Barbara DiCicco-Bloom

DiCicco-Bloom, Barbara Associate Professor

As a clinical nurse for 17 years, my professional background is in primary care, home care, and hospice. My research employs qualitative and mixed methodologies and focuses on relationships among health care professionals. I am concerned with locating the organizational elements and interactional dynamics that facilitate or interfere with safe

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Dawn Fairlie

Fairlie, Dawn Instructor