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Faculty & Staff

Our faculty have expertise spanning the many specialized fields of nursing. They believe strongly in direct interaction with students, and many of our students develop lasting relationships with faculty that continue well beyond the four years spent at the college. This close link between students and faculty is one of the distinct advantages of an education at a small, liberal arts college like Saint Anselm.

Prof. Maureen O'Reilly

Maureen O'Reilly, Ph.D., R.N.

Executive Director of Nursing

Prof. Laurie Bennett

Laurie Bennett, M.S.N., R.N.

Clinical Nursing Faculty

Prof. Destiny Brady

Destiny Brady, M.S.N., R.N.

Clinical Nursing Faculty

Prof. Kathleen Cahill

Kathleen Cahill, M.S.N., R.N.

Clinical Nursing Faculty

Prof. Carson

Margaret Carson, Ph.D., R.N.

Associate Professor

Melinda Daigle

Melinda DaigleB.S., M.S.

Clinical Nursing Faculty

Ann Fournier

Ann Fournier, M.S., M.S.N., R.N., ACNP-BC


Prof. Karen Grafton

Karen Grafton, B.S.N. R.N., CCRN

Program Coordinator 

Amy Guthrie

Amy Guthrie, M.S.N, R.N.

Director, Continuing Nursing Education

Susan Kinney

Susan Kinney, M.S.N., R.N.

Director, RN to BSN Program

Alicia Law

Alicia Law, A.D.N., M.S.N.

Clinical Nursing Faculty

Prof. Deborah McCarter-Spaulding

Deborah McCarter-Spaulding, Ph.D., RNC

Associate Professor 

Prof. McClure

Mary Jane McClure, B.S.N., M.P.H., RN-BC

Clinical Nursing Faculty

Prof. Antonia Nelson

Antonia Nelson, Ph.D., R.N.C., IBCLC

Associate Professor 

Joanna Parolin

Joanna Parolin, B.S., M.S.

Clinical Nursing Faculty

Prof. Pamela Preston-Safarz

Pamela Preston-Safarz, D.N.P., R.N.

Clinical Nursing Faculty

Prof. Ellen Sanborn

Ellen Sanborn, M.S.N., R.N.

Clinical Nursing Faculty

Prof. Caryn Sheehan

Caryn Sheehan, DNP, APRN-BC, CNE

Associate Professor 

Prof. Leone Sheehan

Danielle Leone-Sheehan, M.S.N., R.N.


Prof. Lynne Sheppard

Lynne Sheppard, M.S.N., R.N.


Prof. Jane Sobolov

Jane Sobolov, B.S.N., M.S.

Clinical Nursing Faculty

Margaret Walker is a full time faculty member of the nursing department at Saint Anselm College

Margaret Walker, M.B.A., Ed.D.

Assistant Professor

Prof. Joanne Welch

Joanne Welch, DNP, RN, NE-BC, CENP

Assistant Professor

Part-Time Faculty

Susan Barnard, MSN, RN
Dana Bisson, MSN, RN 
Dawn Buzan, MPH, RN 
Brenda Cooper, MSN, RN 
Lenore Cortez, MSN-RNC 
Amy Dooley, MS, RN, CPAN 
Colleen Karen, MSN, CEN, RN
Gretchen Kelly, PhD, RN 
Mary Ann Kelly, EdD, RN (lecturer) 
Michele Moreau, RN-BC 
Alicia Musto, BSN, RN
Nancy Spaulding, MSN, RN 
Shannon Sweeney, BSN, RN 
Kelly White, MSN, APRN

Office Manager

Colleen Lagasse
(603) 641-7080

Faculty Assistant

Diane Moreau
(603) 641-7081

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