Portrait Arlene Farren

Farren, Arlene T. Associate Professor and Chair

Dr. Farren has advanced certifications in the fields of oncology nursing (AOCN), Transcultural Nursing (CTN-A), and as a Nurse Educator (CNE). Her research areas include cancer survivorship, psychiatric mental health nursing and nursing education, and the Ethnonursing Research Methodology. Her theoretical interests include Rogers’ Science of Unitary Read more..

Dr. Eileen Gigliotti

Gigliotti, Eileen Professor

Dr. Gigliotti’s program of research focuses on both theory development and validity of measures.  Her theoretical interest is development and testing of the Neuman Systems Model. She is a Trustee of the model and has written extensively about statistical tests of the model. She is also Chair of the Neuman Systems

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Dr. Marie S. Giordano

Giordano, Marie S. Assistant Professor, Coordinator RN-BS Program

Dr. Giordano brings over 30 years of clinical nursing experience in critical care and hospital administration to the academic setting. Her interests include adult and pediatric burn care, and health care leadership, management, policy, and finance. Her current research focuses on adolescent and young adult burn survivors’ adaptation to consequences

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Patricia Murray Given

Given, Patricia Murray Assistant Professor

Regina Gonzales-Lama

Gonzales-Lama, Regina Lecturer

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Dr. Griffith

Griffiths, Barbara Assistant Professor

Dr. Griffith’s career spans 40 plus years of clinical practice with a background in: critical care, medical surgical nursing and endoscopy/ambulatory surgery nursing with a specialty in gastroenterology. Her interests include nursing education, distance education and simulation.

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Patti Gross

Gross, Patti Lecturer, MSW Field Education Director

Professor Gross has been in the field of social work since 1988. She has taught on the Adjunct Faculty of New York University's Silver School of Social Work since 1990. She has taught courses on working with Substance Abusers and their Families; Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered persons, Human Behavior Read more..
Mayra Humphreys

Humphreys, Mayra Associate Professor, BSSW Program Director

Mayra Humphreys joined the College of Staten Island’s Department of Social Work faculty in 2016. Her research focuses on restorative approaches with justice-involved populations in the criminal justice system. Currently, she serves as the principal investigator in an academic- community partnership with Community Connections for Youth (CCFY) on a research

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Marianne Jeffreys

Jeffreys, Marianne Professor

Dr. Marianne R. Jeffreys, EdD, RN, is Professor of Nursing, City University of New York (CUNY) College of Staten Island and CUNY Graduate College (PhD in Nursing program) in Manhattan. Her grant-funded research, consultations, publications, and professional presentations encompass the topics of cultural competence, nontraditional students, student retention and achievement,

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 Dr. Maria Knikou

Knikou, Maria Professor

Dr. Knikou is a neurophysiologist working for more than 15 years on delineating the neural basis of movement and muscle tone in people with and without an injury and after training. Her recent research work concentrate on 1) functional reorganization of cortico-spinal connections after treadmill training in people with motor

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