College Catalog

Advisory Committees

School of Health Sciences

Cardiorespiratory and Emergency Medicine

Rene Bloomer, Cardiology Department, Veteran's Hospital, Albany, NY

Scott L. Bowman, Valatie Rescue Squad, Valatie, NY

William Carey, Director, Respiratory Care, Veterans Medical Center, Albany, NY

Damian R. Compa, M.D., Medical Director, WellPoint, Clifton Park, NY

Sandy Dykens, Director of Respiratory, Pathways Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Clifton Park, NY

Brandi L. Ewing, Manager, Respiratory Therapy, St. Peter's Hospital, Clifton Park, NY

Michael Gillespie, Asst. Chief, Schenectady Fire Dept. Schenectady, NY

Jonathan S. Halpert, M.D., FACEP, REMT-P, Delmar, NY

Eric Lenn Hanchett, Training Manager, Clifton Park & Halfmoon Emergency Corps, Schuylerville, NY

Thomas R. Harvie, RRT/CPFT, Northeast Center for Special Care, Menands, NY

Scott B. Heller, Director of Emergency Management, Albany Medical Center, Clifton Park, NY

Joseph D. Henkel, Hoosic Valley Rescue Squad and City of Troy Fire Department, Troy, NY

Craig Hilligas, Director of Sales, Northeast Ventilator Rentals, Albany, NY

Raymond Hughes III, REMT-P, Supervisor, Colonie EMS Dept., Latham, NY

Patrick W. Lathrop, Emergency Management Specialist, St. Peter's Health Partners, Albany, NY

Dale G. Lingenfelter, Niskayuna Fire Dept., Niskayuna, NY

Sandra J. Mahoney, West Glens Falls Emergency Squad, Queensbury, NY

Paul Markowicz, National Healing Corp., Rensselaer, NY

Barbara May-McDermott, RN, BSN, CCRN, RCIS, Glens Falls Hospital, Queensbury, NY

Angela McCall, Manager, Ellis Hospital, Schenectady, NY

Tim Mirabile, Executive Director, Regional Emergency Medical Organization, Albany, NY

John Morley, Medical Director, Office of Health Systems Management, Albany, NY

William Olewnick, Invasive Cardiology, St. Peter's Health Care Services, Albany, NY

John Oliver, Troy, NY

Dean Romano, Regional Emergency Medical Organization of the Hudson and Mohawk Valley, Albany, NY

Jonathan Rosen, Pulmonary/Critical Care, Albany Medical College, Albany, NY

Raymond Scaringe, Supervisor Respiratory Care, Ellis Hospital, Schenectady, NY

Edmund J. Seney, Jr., Deputy Chief, City of Albany Dept. of Fire and EMS, Albany, NY

Scott R. Skinner, McCormack Fire Headquarters, Watervliet Fire Dept., Watervliet, NY

Thomas Smith, Pulmonary/Critical Care, Albany Medical College, Albany, NY

Mark H. Spiezio, Cambridge Valley Rescue Squad, Cambridge, NY

Catherina L. Stevens, Schenectady, NY

Christopher W. Torino, Director, Respiratory Care, Saratoga Hospital, Corinth, NY

Vickie Tower, Director, Cardiopulmonary, Sleep & Wellness Services, Seton Health Systems, Johnsonville, NY

Philip S. Tyler, Jr., Guilderland EMS, Mechanicville, NY

Raymond Walsh, Pediatric Critical Care, Albany Medical College, Albany, NY

Dental Hygiene

Jeffrey Adams, D.D.S., Troy, NY

Michael Breault, D.D.S., Schenectady, NY

Martha M. Cioffi, RDH, Troy, NY

Theresa DeSantos, Fourth District Dental Department Valley Falls, NY

Geri R. Feeder, RDH, Hudson Falls, NY

Laurie Gambee, RDH, Kinderhook, NY

Roseanne P. Henley, Practice Administrator, St. Peter's Health Care Services, Albany, NY

Robert H. Hill II, D.D.S., Averill Park, NY

Terri Jenkins, RDH, Germantown, NY

Nicole M. Lemme, Capital District Advanced Dental Arts, Clifton Park, NY

Michael Sbuttoni, D.D.S., Albany, NY

John C. Schummer, D.D.S., Scotia, NY

Donna M. Smith, Waterford, NY

Marjorie W. Wood, Latham, NY

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Diane Gulbrandsen, Staff Sonographer, Wilton Medical Arts, Saratoga Springs, NY

Rebecca King, Manager of Medical Imaging, Benedictine Hospital, Kingston, NY

Michael Masone, Operations Manager, Capital Imaging Associates, Latham, NY

Areta Pidwerbetsky, M.D., Chief Radiologist, Schenectady Radiology Associates, Schenectady, NY


Steven Fein, Cardiologist, Echocardiography Dept., Albany Medical Center, Delmar, NY

Christine Gosstola, R.N. BSN, Cardiac Manager, St. Peter's Hospital, Delmar, NY

John Kirk, Echocardiographer, St. Peter's Hospital, Albany, NY

Daniela A. Malinowski, R.R.T., R.D.C.S., Staff Sonographer, Albany Assoc Cardiology, Albany, NY

Mortuary Science

George Amato, Frank E. Campbellā€”The Funeral Chapel, New York, NY

Timothy J. Copeland, Copeland Funeral Home, Inc., New Paltz, NY

Thomas F. Flynn, Flynn Funeral Home and Cremation Memorial Service, Monroe, NY 

Vernie R. Fountain, Fountain National Academy, Springfield, MO

Michael Moylan, George Moylan Funeral Home, Rosendale, NY

Susan Olsen, Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, NY

David Parente, McVeigh Funeral Home, Inc., Albany, NY

Todd Purda, TS Purta Funeral Home, Pine Island, NY

Jeanne Qualters, Latham, NY

Jeff Smith, Howard B. Tate & Son Funeral Home, Troy, NY

William J. Villanova, Port Chester, NY

Marshall Wagner, Wm. J. Rockefeller Funeral Home, Rensselaer, NY


Mary Jane Araldi, Director, Memorial School of Nursing, Albany, NY

Karen Clement-O'Brien, DNP RN, Chair Division of Nursing, Southern Vermont College, Bennington, VT

Marie Kaye, MS, RN, Education Specialist, Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY

Mary Jo LaPosta, Vice President, Chief Nursing Officer, Saratoga Hospital, Saratoga Springs, NY

Mary Ellen Plass, Schenectady, NY

Denise Ringer, Director of Education and Organizational Development, St. Peter's Health Care Services, Albany, NY

Barbara Ann Smith, Nursing Education Consultant, Glenmont, NY

Deanna Spendiff, Cohoes, NY

Kathleen Sweener, Ph.D., CASAC, Director of Student Development, Hudson Valley Community College, Troy, NY

Vivian Tortorici, Malta, NY


Heather C. Comora, Pulmonary Physicians of Saratoga Sleep Disorders Center, Wilton, NY

Nancy A. Finn, Clinical Neurophysiology Lab Manager, Albany Medical Center, Old Chatham, NY

Anthony F.X. Fusco, NYS Workers Compensation Board, Glenville, NY

Barbara M. Hildebrand, V.A. Medical Center, Schenectady, NY

Siobhan Kuhar, M.D., Ph.D., Albany ENT and Allergy Services, Albany, NY

Paula Raymond, Clinical Supervisor, St. Peter's Sleep Center, St. Peter's Hospital, Albany, NY

Kerry Sumner, Director of Respiratory, Sleep Lab and Neurodiagnostics, Glens Falls Hospital, Corinth, NY

William Wenzell, Capital Region Sleep Wake Disorder Center, Albany, NY

Denise Whitehouse, Ellis Medicine Sleep Disorders Center, Schenectady, NY

Radiologic Technology

Scott Dexter, OB-GYN Physician High Risk, Albany Medical Center, Saratoga Springs, NY

Mary Flagg, Radiology Manager, Samaritan Hospital, Troy, NY

Michael Gabor, M.D., Chief Radiologist, Capital Imaging Associates, Latham, NY

Kevin Hiscock, Radiology Assistant/Medical Imaging, Millenium Radiology, Rotterdam Junction, NY

Rhonda Makoske, Manager of Medical Imaging, Columbia Memorial Hospital, Hudson, NY

Michael Masone, Operations Manager, Capital Imaging Associates, Latham, NY

Howell Morris, Patient Care Services Director, Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY

Patti Nazarko, Administrative Director Medical Imaging, St. Mary's Hospital, Troy, NY

Amy Waylett, Manager, Ellis Healthcare, Schenectady, NY

Surgical Technology

Meredith Gilchrist, Living Resources Corporation, Albany, NY

Bernadette LaJeunesse, RN, MSN, CNOR, Nurse Manager, Operating Room, Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY

Dennis D. Latham Jr., CST, STBC, Operating Room Technician, St. Peter's Hospital, Albany, NY

Dorothy Maria Mannella Urschel, MS, RNFA, CCRN, Vice President, Operations, Albany Memorial Hospital, Albany, NY

Eric S. VanDenburgh, Installation Technician, Wells Communications, Inc., Waterford, NY