Meet the School of Nursing and Health Professions Staff
Dean Mary L. Romanello, Ph.D., PT
Dr. Romanello is responsible for academic programs within the School of Nursing and Health Professions. She works with the respective program directors to ensure programmatic integrity and adherence to accreditation standards. She mentors faculty and guides the division’s staff in matters related to students’ academic success.
RomanelloM@trinitydc.edu 202-884-9677 | Office location:Payden Academic Center, Room 221
Denise S. Pope, Ph.D., RN, Associate Dean of Nursing and Chief Nursing Officer
PopeD@trinitydc.edu 202.884.9682 | Office location: Payden Academic Center, Room 217
Ms. Kim Boddie, Occupational Therapy Administrative Assistant
Ms. Boddie serves as the administrative assistant to the Occupational Therapy Assistant and Master of Occupational Therapy programs.
BoddieI@trinitydc.edu 202.884.9674| Office location: Main 352
Theresa Hudnall, Nursing Clinical Coordinator
Ms. Hudnall facilitates building and maintaining the nursing program’s clinical partnerships. She monitors students’ adherence to clinical health requirements in addition to working with faculty and the Chief Nursing Officer on clinical assignments.
HudnallT@trinitydc.edu 202-884-9669 | Office location: Payden Academic Center, Room 218
Ms. Darlene Carper, Executive Assistant for Nursing
Ms. Carper provides executive administrative support to the nursing programs. She serves as the first point of contact for current and prospective students.
CarperD@trinitydc.edu 202.884.9670| Office location: Payden Academic Center, Room 218
Sarah Trippensee, Nursing Academic Advisor
Ms. Trippensee provides academic advising services to nursing students preparing students’ curriculum plans, meeting with students about academic progression, and supporting faculty in their academic advising roles. She serves as the Test of Essential Academic Skills coordinator. Sarah assists the dean and associate dean with data analysis associated with academic records. TrippenseeS@trinitydc.edu 202.884.9684| Office location: Payden Academic Center, Room 219
For More Information
Please see the following pages if you would like more information about academic pathways for Exercise Science, Health Science, Pre-licensure Nursing, RN-BSN, Second Degree BSN, or Occupational Therapy Assistant.