Meet the School of Nursing and Health Professions Staff
Dean Mary L. Romanello, Ph.D., PT, ATC
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: Main 328
Denise S. Pope, Ph.D., RN, Associate Dean of Nursing and Chief Nursing Officer
PopeD@trinitydc.edu 202.884.9682 | Office location: MUS 106
Erica Edge, MSN, RN, Nursing Lab Coordinator
HaynesE@trinitydc.edu 202.884.9686| Office location: Alumnae B2
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: MUS 201
Ms. Priscilla Pinkney, Executive Assistant for Nursing
Ms. Pinkney provides executive administrative support to the nursing programs. She serves as the first point of contact for current and prospective students.
PinkneyP@trinitydc.edu 202-884-9689 or Nursing Program Office: 202-884-9670 | Office location: MUS 102
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: Main 324
Kristen Maisano, OTD, OTR/L, CPAM, Occupational Therapy Assistant Program Director
Dr. Maisano directs the Occupational Therapy Assistant Program. She is responsible for all operations of the OTA program.
MaisanoK@trinitydc.edu 202-884-9687 | Office location: Main 327
Tasha Champagne, MOT, OTR/L, CBIS, CPAM, Occupational Therapy Assistant Fieldwork Coordinator
Ms. Champagne works with occupational therapy clincal partners to assign students to appropriate Level I and II fieldwork placements and evaluates students’ progress toward entry-level practice. She serves students in the classroom teaching Professional Issues in OT and Movement in Everyday Activities. ChampagneT@trinitydc.edu 202-884-9691 | Office location: Main 325
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.