Our Deans

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Kathy Rideout, Ed.D., A.P.R.N., B.C., P.N.P.,  Dean of the University of Rochester School of Nursing
“As dean, I’m passionate about ensuring that our faculty and students remain successful and that our School remains dynamic, strong, and held in the very highest regard.”  Message From The Dean.

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Pamela Herendeen, DNP, PNP, 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."

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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." Message from Associate Dean Singh.