Our Associate Deans

image Lydia Rontondo

Lydia Rotondo, DNP, RN, Interim Associate Dean for Education and Student Affairs
"As associate dean for education and student affairs, I’ve been continually inspired by our students and faculty, and proud to play a part in the development of our strong and diverse educational programs and clinical partnerships."

image Harriet Kitzman

Harriet Kitzman, R.N., Ph.D., F.A.A.N., Senior Associate Dean of Research
"Research is a thriving enterprise at the School of Nursing with a cadre of distinguished, nationally known faculty who are engaged in cutting-edge studies that will, ultimately, improve health outcomes for various populations throughout the country."

Renu Singh Renu Singh, M.S., Senior Associate Dean of Finance and Administration 

"The University of Rochester School of Nursing is meeting the needs of current nurses and the need for future nurses by offering an educational experience enriched by the unification model in which education is grounded in current research and practice. We offer creative programs and specialty options using advanced technology. We are among the few schools of nursing that effectively run a profitable clinical enterprise. Our research initiatives are cutting edge, with collaboration of health care professionals from the prestigious University of Rochester Medical Center. Our graduates practice evidence-based nursing and profit from learning within an active practice and research environment.
The University of Rochester School of Nursing is the place to be for students, faculty, and staff to move ahead and meet their personal and professional goals."