Where Are They Now?

2010 - 2019


Leah (Walp) Laffey - Pittsburgh, PA
CEO, Health South Sewickley

Lynn Wiles - Virginia Beach, VA
Associate Professor with tenure, Old Dominion University SON
Journal of Nursing Regulations

Journal of Trauma Nursing
Journal of Computers, Informatics, Nursing; Journal of Emergency Nursing
Nurse Educator (online)
Virginia State Simulation Alliance Podium Presentation 7/2018
Mid-atlantic Telehealth Resource Center, Hershey PA 4/2018
Society of Trauma Nursing, Portland Oregon 3/2018 poster and podium presentations


Stephanie Born - Lancaster, PA
Supplemental Pool RN, Lancaster General Hospital/Penn Medicine

Marie (Panas) Cippel - Pittsburgh, PA
Clinical Assistant Professor, Duquesne University School of Nursing
Obtained DNP degree in 2018

Daria (Kerr) Storer - San Diego, CA
Staff RN, University of California - San Diego


Debra (Martin) Dunn - Pittsburgh, PA
CRNP Nurse Practitioner at Romano, Pontzer & Associates

Natalie Jenkins - San Diego, CA
Post Anesthesia Care Unit RN at Sharp HealthCare in San Diego, CA

Jessica Mahady - Charlotte, SC
RN, Carolinas ContinueCARE Hospital

Rebekah (Hansen) Milliron - Stanley, NC
FNP in Family Medicine

Tontalayia Robinson - Pittsburgh, PA
Public Health Nurse Supervisor, Allegheny County Health Department

James Sabia - Pittsburgh, PA
Senior Professional Staff Nurse, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Laura Stifter - Pittsburgh, PA
Oncology Nurse Case Manager at Cigna

Cynthia Walters - Pittsburgh, PA
RN-BSN Program Coordinator and Assistant Professor, Duquesne University School of Nursing


Katelyn Barley - Baltimore, MD
Adjunct Clinical Faculty at Harford Community College
Clinical Nurse II at University of Maryland Shock Trauma, Neurotrauma Critical Care

Stephanie Bozic - McMurray, PA
RN, Allegheny General Hospital

Emiley Duespohl - Butler, PA
Critical Care Float Pool RN, Butler Health System

Ruth E. (Iannacchione) Irwin - Youngwood, PA
PhD 2013
Assistant Professor, Duquesne University School of Nursing

Brittany (Rodgers) Kinest - Oakdale, PA
Master's in 2017
Clinical Nurse Supervisor, Emergency Department - Allegheny Health Network's Canonsburg Hospital
"I loved nursing school. The whole 4 years was my favorite memory. From my classmates to the faculty and staff, everything was amazing!"

Angela Marie Young - Pittsburgh, PA
CRNP Dept. Trauma/General Surgery, UPMC Presbyterian


Jamie (Craven) Clarke - Pittsburgh, PA
CRNP, Surgical Services/Department of Neurosurgery, UPMC Passavant

Julie Crump - Hollidaysburg, PA
RN, UPMC Altoona
MSN (December 2018)

Melissa (Laughlin) Dardis - Phoenix, AZ
DNP 2014
District Nurse, Kyrene School District

Ashley Kardos - Pittsburgh, PA
PCN, RN, Allegheny General Hospital

Kimberly Ladas - Pittsburgh, PA
Staff Nurse, UPMC Mercy Hospital

Patricia Lewis - Pittsburgh, PA
Nurse Practitioner, Matrix Medical Network

Caroline McDermott - Richmond, VA
Nurse Resident, Virginia Commonwealth University

Nicole Mir-Salimi - Strongsville, OH
Student Nurse Tech, UH Parma General Hospital

Rachel O'Rorke - Pittsburgh, PA
Staff Nurse, UPMC Presbyterian Hospital

Alyse Ruark - Canton, MI
RN, St. John Providence Park Hospital

Sabrina Sciulli - Oakdale, PA
Medical Assistant, Children's Community Pediatrics

Charisse Skinner - Washington, DC
Clinical Nurse 1, Med Star Georgetown University Hospital
New Graduate Nurse Resident at Georgetown University

Leeza Tselepis - Pittsburgh, PA
Graduate Nurse, St. Clair Hospital


Alicia Arvidson - Chapel Hill, NC

Gregory Bruno - Youngstown, OH
Assistant Program Administrator, St. Elizabeth Health Center School for Nurse Anesthetists, Inc.
Patient Care Handoff in the Post Anesthesia Care Unit: A Quality Improvement Project. Journal of PeriAnesthesia Nursing

Melissa Coulter - Baltimore, MD
Clinical RN II at University of Maryland Medical Center

Christina Fagella - Pittsburgh, PA
RN, Cardiology, UPMC Presbyterian Hospital

Susan Hardner - Pittsburgh, PA
Instructor, Duquesne University School of Nursing

Rachel Joram - Pittsburgh, PA
Staff Nurse, UPMC Presbyterian Hospital

Missy Mazzullo - Pittsburgh, PA
Clinical Nurse 1-RN NICU, West Penn Hospital

Margie (O'Donnell) Molloy - Durham, NC
Assistant Professor at Duke University School of Nursing


Jennifer Barnes - Farrell, PA
Professional Staff Nurse, UPMC Horizon
2018 UPMC Horizon Above and Beyond awardee
2018 DAISY Award recipient
2017 UPMC Horizon Rookie of the Year

Sarah (Smelko) Boggs - Pittsburgh, PA
Jefferson Hospital AHN

Mary Cothren - Denver, CO
Pediatric RN, Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children

Keri Georgilas - Pittsburgh, PA
RN at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Eric Jenkinson - Farrell, PA
Staff Nurse, BSN at UPMC

Mary Kern - Pittsburgh, PA
Oncology Education Clinical Coordinator at Allegheny Health Network

Emily Kinley - San Diego, CA
Charge Nurse, United States Navy, Naval Medical Center San Diego

Mary Malitas - Philadelphia, PA
Nurse Practitioner, University of Pennsylvania


Hayley Carns - Pittsburgh, PA
UPMC Shadyside

Cathleen Casillo - Washington, DC
Nurse Resident in the Neurosciences ICU at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital

Julie Herr - Pittsburgh, PA
Obtained CCRN certification

Nicole Sopcak - Murrysville, PA
UPMC Shadyside

Briana Turrisi - Rochester, NY
Rochester Regional Health

Brynne Ware-Colantuoni - Pittsburgh, PA
Staff Nurse, UMPC Presbyterian

Rebecca Will - Oakdale, PA
NICU Clinician I, RN at Allegheny Health Network's West Penn Hospital


Jacqueline Demilio - Pittsburgh, PA
Psychiatric Nurse at UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital

Lauren Murtha - Pittsburgh, PA
Staff Nurse at UPMC