Skip to Content Skip to Footer
slide-default-00

Faculty and Administration

The College of Graduate Nursing is under the leadership of Dean Mary Lopez, PhD, RN. Other members of the College’s faculty and administrative staff are listed here with their contact information. For additional background information on selected faculty and staff, click on the name.

Faculty and Administration

Portrait of

Khoa (Joey) Dang, DNP, APRN-CNP, FNP-C

Director, FNP Program, Assistant Professor

kadang@westernu.edu

Portrait of

Matthew (Matt) Durkin, EdD

Director of Assessment and Educational Effectiveness, Assistant Professor

mdurkin@westernu.edu

Portrait of

Donna Emanuele, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, CNS, FAANP

Director, DNP Program | ENP Post-Graduate Certificate, Associate Professor

demanuele@westernu.edu

Portrait of

Rodney (Rod) Hicks, PhD, RN, FAANP, FAAN

Professor, Assistant Dean of Administration and Research

rhicks@westernu.edu

Portrait of

Marci Luxenburg-Horowitz, DNP, RN, CNL

Director, Health Systems Leadership MSN Program, Assistant Professor

mhorowitz@westernu.edu

Portrait of

Michael Marinello, MSN, RN

Assistant Professor, Simulation Center Co-Coordinator

mmarinello@westernu.edu

Portrait of

Gwendelyn (Gwen) S. Orozco, PhD, MSN.Ed, RNC-OB

Assistant Director, MSN-Entry Program, Assistant Professor

gorozco@westernu.edu

Portrait of

Patricia (Patti) Shakhshir, PhD, CNS, RN-BC

Director, MSN-Entry Program, Associate Professor

pshakhshir@westernu.edu

Portrait of

Dawn Stone, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, COHN-S

Director, MSN Program and Ambulatory Care Track, Associate Professor

dstone@westernu.edu