Meet the Nursing faculty whom you will be learning from.
Catherine Cuchetti, PhD, MSN-Ed, RN, CNE
Dr. Catherine Cuchetti is a Registered Nurse with over 20 years experience in progressive care nursing. A nurse educator over the past 17 years, her passion has been guiding the next generation of nurses to develop strong clinical judgment skills that incorporate professional nursing’s ideal of ethical, patient-centered health care. As a Certified Nurse Educator, Dr. Cuchetti deeply values her role as a mentor and guide to students in pre- and post-licensure nursing education.
Joyce O’Reilly, EdD., MSN, MPA, RN
Wendy Klein, DNP, RN
Dr. Klein entered the nursing profession in 1987 specializing in Maternal / Child Health, after many years of clinical experience she began educating nursing students in 2007. She completed her DNP in 2017 specializing in nursing education with a research interest in Incivility in Nursing Education. Dr. Klein’s expansive knowledge lends itself to teaching in the 3 nursing programs FPU offers, RN – BSN, MSN, and MEPN. Dr. Klein believes in a student-centered teaching approach which fosters a personalized learning experience helping students to reach their full potential.
Lisa Chicko, MSN, BA, RN, OCN
Professor Lisa Chicko, a nursing professional since 2007, joined the Franklin Pierce School of Nursing as a full-time faculty in 2017. Serves as the RN-BSN curriculum coordinator, teaching in the online programs. Lead faculty for both the clinical lab instruction and immersion experience for the pre-licensure MEPN program. Strong clinical focus in oncology, palliative care, and the grieving process, practicing as a certified oncology nurse at Dana Farber Cancer Institute. Committed to curriculum development and strategic planning for the School of Nursing.
Kayla Gallagher, MSN, RN, CNE
Mandy June, MSN, RN
Professor Mandy June has been a nursing professional since 2007. Her background is in inpatient orthopedic nursing, infusion nursing, and ambulatory care nursing. She is dedicated to tailoring realistic hands-on learning activities in the nursing lab. She has a special interest in simulation and maximizing learning through debriefing.