"If we are to achieve a richer culture, rich in contrasting values, we must recognize the whole gamut of human potentialities, and so weave a less  arbitrary social fabric, one in which each diverse human gift will find a fitting place."

Margaret Mead, anthropologist (1901 to 1978)

The School of Nursing seeks to create a welcoming environment that reflects and values increasing the diversity of faculty and students.

Council for Diversity & Inclusiveness at the School of Nursing Members 2014-2015

Holly Brown - Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing
Mike Fisher - Web Programmer
Denise Harris - Assistant to the Director of the Doctoral Program
Orlando Harris - Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing
Maria Lafaro-Kelly - Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing
Lynn Massaro - Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing
Rita Pelusio - Research Accountant, Center for Research & Evidence-based Practice
Ulandus Powell-Quinn - Administrative Assistant for the Center for Research and Evidence-Based Practice
Jill Quinn - Associate Professor
Karen Reifenstein - Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing
Kathy Rideout – Dean, School of Nursing
Neacol Robinson - Nursing Student, APNN Program
Jonathan Wetherbee - Information Analyst II, IT/CEW
Ying Xue - Associate Professor of Nursing

Carol Leighton – Administrative Assistant to the Council

 

Contact Us

Karen Reifenstein, PhD, RN
Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing
Council for Diversity and Inclusiveness Co-Chair
(585) 273-1987
Email: Karen Reifenstein

Kathy Rideout, EdD,  PNP-BC,  FNAP
Dean, School of Nursing
(585)275-8902
Email: Kathy_Rideout

Jonathan Wetherbee
Information Analyst II, IT/CEW
Council for Diversity and Inclusiveness Staff Co-Chair
(585) 275-4816
Email: Jonathan Wetherbee

Ying Xue, DNSc, RN
Associate Professor of Nursing
Council for Diversity and Inclusiveness Co-Chair
(585) 276-3136
Email: Ying Xue