Online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Faculty
The Department of Nursing and Health at Benedictine University is comprised of nurse leaders from around the nation. They offer experience from all levels of nursing and from years in clinical, administrative and educational roles. They have contributed to the advancement of nursing practice through research as well as by passing on their knowledge via teaching others. They are ready to help you on your personal nursing journey.
Dr. Mary Bemker has taught in various learning environments, and has over 16 years’ experience teaching online.
Dr. Ghaffari joined Benedictine University, Department of Nursing and Health in August 2017 as Associate Professor. His academic journey began with studying Medical Technology followed by Medicine.
Dr. Jezuit joined Benedictine in 2010 as an adjunct faculty and was appointed as an assistant professor in August 2014.
Dr. Marti Kessack has been teaching nursing and health sciences since 2005 both on-ground and online. Her career has been vast and varied expanding over the following positions and experiences: Emergency Department Charge Nurse, Oncology Nursing, and Nursing Simulation Lab Director.
Dr. Keyes has been in the nursing profession for over twenty-seven years, and holds several degrees and certifications.
Dr. Libner joined Benedictine University in August 2011 as faculty and Director of the RN to BSN Program.
Dr. McNicholas has been teaching online in various positions for 20 years.
Dr. Sarah Mutschlecner is currently working in Palliative Care at the Marshfield Clinic in Marshfield, Wisconsin.
Gina Panozzo joined Benedictine University in August 2017 as a tenure track Assistant Professor. Gina is happy to return to Benedictine after being a pre-nursing student there from 2000-2002.
Dr. Patton is a family nurse practitioner and maintains certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner and a Certified Nurse Educator.