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Campus community welcomes new faculty members for 2019-20 academic year
Posted 08/15/2019 11:51AM

Misericordia University recently welcomed the addition of 19 new full-time faculty members to campus for the 2019-20 academic year during a special orientation program in Sandy and Marlene Insalaco Hall.

In the College of Arts and Sciences, Linda Auker, Ph.D., has been appointed as an assistant professor of biology. She earned her doctorate in zoology from the University of New Hampshire. Kara Carmack, Ph.D., has been named an assistant professor of fine arts. She earned her doctorate in art history from The University of Texas at Austin. Patrick Danner, Ph.D., has been appointed an assistant professor of English. He earned his doctorate in rhetoric and composition from the University of Louisville. Sylvia Wang, Ph.D., was named an assistant professor of psychology. She holds a doctorate in experimental psychology from The University of Alabama. Mateusz Wosik, Ph.D., was appointed as an assistant professor of biology after earning his doctorate in ecology and evolutionary biology from the University of Toronto, Ontario. Roberta Yeager, Ed.D., has been named an assistant professor of teacher education. She holds a doctorate in teaching and curriculum from Northcentral University.

In the College of Business, John Ash, Ph.D., has been named an assistant professor of business. He holds a doctorate degree in health services administration from Walden University. Xiaochuan Song, Ph.D., has been appointed as an assistant professor of business. He earned his doctorate in management from The University of Alabama. Ata Yesilyaprak, Ph.D., has been named an associate professor of business after earning a doctorate degree in financial economics from The University of New Orleans.

In the College of Health Sciences and Education, Reethee Antony, MPhil, has been named an assistant professor of speech-language pathology. She holds a master of philosophy degree from the City University of New York. Melissa Cencetti, P.T., D.P.T., Ed.D., has been appointed as an assistant professor of physical therapy. She holds doctorate degrees in physical therapy from Arcadia University and educational leadership from Wilkes University. Richard Hennigan, M.S.N., has been named an assistant professor of nursing. He holds a Master of Science in nursing degree from American Sentinel University. Cheryl Jayne, O.T.D., has been appointed as an assistant professor of occupational therapy after earning her doctorate in occupational therapy from Misericordia University.

Viviana Lucabeche, Ph.D., has been named associate professor of social work. She holds a doctorate in social work from Widener University. Catherine Luksic, M.S.N., has been appointed as an associate professor of nursing after receive her Master of Science in nursing from Wilkes University. Gerard Maritato, M.D., has been named an assistant professor of physician assistant studies. He earned his Doctor of Medicine from Emory University School of Medicine. Dana Simon, M.S., has been appointed as an assistant professor of physician assistant studies. She holds a Master of Science in physician assistant studies from Marywood University. Melissa Weidner, M.S.N., has been named an assistant professor of nursing after receive her Master of Science in nursing from Thomas Jefferson University. Rebecca Zukowski, PH.D., has been appointed as an assistant professor of nursing after earning her doctorate in administration and leadership studies from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Caption:

Misericordia University welcomed the addition of 19 new full-time faculty members to campus for the 2019-20 academic year during a special orientation program in Sandy and Marlene Insalaco Hall. Participating in the program, seated from left, are Sylvia Wang, Ph.D., assistant professor, psychology; Richard Hennigan, M.S.N., assistant professor, nursing; Linda Auker, Ph.D., assistant professor, biology; Reethee Antony, MPhil., assistant professor, speech-language pathology, and Catherine Luksic, M.S.N., assistant professor, nursing; standing, John Ash, Ph.D., assistant professor, business; Ata Yesilyaprak, Ph.D., associate professor, business; Cheryl Jayne, O.T.D., assistant professor, occupational therapy; Xiaochuan Song, Ph.D., assistant professor, business; Gerard Maritato, M.D., assistant professor, physician assistant studies; Roberta Yeager, Ed.D., assistant professor, teacher education; Mateusz Wosik, Ph.D., assistant professor, biology; Patrick Danner, Ph.D., assistant professor, English; Viviana Lucabeche, Ph.D., associate professor, social work; Kara Carmack, Ph.D., assistant professor, fine arts, and Dana Simon, M.S., assistant professor, physician assistant studies.

Students walking from the Mary Kintz Bevevino Library


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