Meet the Nursing Faculty

Mary Jean Byer, MS, RN, Department Chair of NursingMary Jean Byer, MS, RN
Nursing Department Chair, Professor
BS in Nursing from the University of Connecticut, MS in Parent-Child Nursing from Russell Sage College
Expertise in obstetrical nursing.  Membership in the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses, NHNA and ANA. Joined faculty in 1986.

 

NHTI Associate Professor of Nursing Aleta BilladeauAleta Billadeau, MSN, RN, CCAP
Associate Professor
ADN from Brigham Young University, BSN from the Univerity of New Hampshire-Manchester, MSN from St. Joseph's College of Maine
Expertise in acute care, leadership, staff development, telemetry, emergency and cross- cultural mission nursing. Member of NHNA, ANA, and the American Holistic Nurses Association. Joined faculty in 2019.

NHTI Professor of Nursing Jennifer BraceJennifer Brace, MSN, RN
Professor of Nursing
BS in Nursing from the University of Connecticut, MSN in Nursing Education from Sacred Heart University
Expertise in obstetrical nursing. Member of the Association of Woman’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses. Previously adjunct, joined NHTI fulltime in 2016.

 

NHTI Professor of Nursing Susan KennaSusan Kenna, MS, RN
Professor of Nursing
BSN from Cornell University-New York Hospital School of Nursing, FNP from the University of Southern Maine, MS from Rivier College Graduate School of Nursing
Expertise in family practice, community, public and occupational health, geriatrics, infection control, women’s health and wound care.  Member of the NHNA, ANA and AACN. Joined faculty in 2004.

NHTI Associate Professor of Nursing Candace KnowltonCandace Knowlton, MSN, RN
Associate Professor
ADN from NHTI-Concord's Community College, BS in Nursing, MS from Southern New Hampshire University
Expertise in labor and delivery, and experience in med/surg, OR, and education. Member of the North Eastern Organization of Nurse Educators. Joined faculty in 2019.

 

NHTI Associate Professor of NursingBarbara Laganiere MSN, RN
Associate Professor of Nursing
ASN from Great Bay Community College, BSN and MSN from Saint Joseph’s College of Maine
Expertise in mental health, rehabilitative, community and public health, geriatrics, and correctional nursing. Member of the NHNA, ANA and Sigma Theta Tau National Honor Society. Joined faculty in 2019.

Peggy Lambert, MS, MBA, RN, CCRN-K
Associate Professor
BSN from the University of New Hampshire, MS and MBA from Rivier University
Expertise in adult critical care, cardiac and nursing leadership. Member of NHNA, ANA, AACN. Joined faculty in 2018.

 

Rae Mello-Andrews, BSN, MS, RN, RP
Associate Professor of Nursing
ADN from NHTI-Concord's Community College, BSN from the Univeristy of Phoenix, MS from New England College
Expertise in emergency, critical care, staff development and EMS education. Registered paramedic. Member of NHNA, ANA, Emergency Nurses Association and Infusion Nurses Society. Joined faculty in 2018.

NHTI Professor of Nursing Molly SchlanganMolly Schlangen, BSN, MA, RN
Professor of Nursing
BSN from Troy University in Alabama, MA in Counseling/Psychology from Notre Dame College
Expertise in school nursing, hospice, rehab, and community mental health. Yoga teacher. Member of American Psychiatric Nursing Association, NHNA and ANA. Joined faculty in 2013.

 

NHTI Associate Professor of Nursing Kimberly StewartKimberly Stewart, MSN, RN, CPN
Associate Professor of Nursing
BSN from Rivier University, MSN from Southern New Hampshire University
Expertise in Pediatric/NICU and home health. Member of NHNA and ANA. Previously adjunct, joined faculty in 2017.

 

NHTI Professor of Nursing Kelly TaylorKelley Taylor, MSN, RN
Professor of Nursing
ADN at NHTI, BA and MSN from the Univeristy of New Hampshire
Expertise in telemetry, cardiac stress lab, emergency, management in long term care and education. Member of NHNA and ANA. Joined faculty in 2013.

 

NHTI Professor of Nursing Kerry Vining-GoupilKerri Vining-Goupil, MSN, RN
Professor of Nursing
ADN from NHTI in 1997, BSN and MSN from the University of New Hampshire
Expertise in medical-surgical nursing and simulation. Member of NHNA and ANA. Joined faculty in 2009.

 

NHTI Nursing Administrative Assistant Ruth FinchRuth Finch
Administrative Assistant
BA and MEd from Bucknell University, BS from the University of Connecticut
Expertise in administrative support and physical therapy. Joined staff in 2019.

Mary Jean Byer
Nursing Department Chair

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