Faculty

Janice Colestro

Dr. Colestro received her B.S. in nursing from D'Youville College, and her M.S. as a clinical nurse specialist, rehabilitation, and her doctorate of nursing science from the State University of New York at Buffalo.

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Dr. Frances Crosby, Ed.D., RN

Director, School of Nursing

Phone:
716.286.8155
Office Location:
Dunleavy Hall, Room #213A

Dr. Crosby has served as chair of the School of Nursing since 2006. In addition, she has been teaching community health and research, her interest areas. Her master’s degree is in child psychiatric nursing. Her experience has been in public health nursing and research. She is a 1967 graduate of...

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W. Scott Erdley, DNS, RN, CHSE

Simulation Center Coordinator, Faculty Fellow

Phone:
716.286.8131
Office Location:
Dunleavy Hall Room #220

Dr. Erdley is currently the Simulation Center Coordinator at Niagara University. He has been with the School of Nursing as a faculty member for the last eight years and has recently taken over the coordination of the Simulation Center. His nursing practice included general medical/surgical, as well as a focus on critical care. His academic...

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Dr. Maria Frosini Gadawski, DNP, MS, FNP-BC, RN

Phone:
716.286.8129
Office Location:
Dunleavy Hall, Room #323
 

Dr. Malena Jones, Ph.D., RN, CNE

Associate Professor

Phone:
716.286.8395
Office Location:
Dunleavy Hall, Room #117

Dr. Jones is currently an associate professor in Niagara University's School of Nursing.  Her previously held positions include Nursing Supervisor in acute care, Nurse Manager in sub-acute care, Charge Nurse in step-down trauma and staff nurse in long-term care. Dr. Jones has taught in undergraduate and RN completion programs focusing on pharmacology,...

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Mary Kozub, PhD, MSN, RN

Office Location:
Dunleavy Hall Rm #342
 

Dr. Jennifer Scarpena, DHEd, MSN, RN, IBCLC, CHES

Assistant Professor

Phone:
716.286.8128
Office Location:
Dunleavy Hall, Room #118
 

Sabrina Schwartz

Clinical Coordinator

Phone:
(716)286-8148
Office Location:
Dunleavy Hall #213A