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Mary Jean Byer, MS, RN, Department Head of NursingMary Jean Byer, MS, RN
Nursing Department Head

Mary Jean Byer, Professor of Nursing, received her BS in Nursing from the University of Connecticut and her MS in Parent-Child Nursing from Russell Sage College. She has been both adjunct and full time nursing faculty at NHTI since 1986. Her focus has been in obstetrical nursing, and she maintains membership in the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses.

Kerri Goupil, RN, MSNKerri Goupil, MSN, RN
Professor of Nursing

Kerri Goupil, Professor of Nursing, received her ADN from NHTI in 1997, a BSN from UNH in 2001, and an MSN from UNH in 2009. She is an AACN Certified Medical/Surgical Nurse, and a member of the Sigma Theta Tau National Honor Society and the American Nurses Association.

Susan Kenna, MS, RN
Professor of Nursing

Susan graduated with a BSN from Cornell University-New York Hospital School of Nursing, and an MS from Rivier College Graduate School of Nursing. Her background includes family practice, community and public health, geriatrics, infection control, and occupational health. She is a member of the New Hampshire Nurses Association and the American Nurses Association.

Teresa Knight, MEd, RN
Professor of Nursing

Teresa received her BSN from Russell Sage College in Troy, NY, in 1983.  She earned an MEd in Organizational Management from Antioch University New England in 2004.  Teresa's specialty is in the care of the older adult.  She was at Concord Hospital for 18 years, working in both patient care and education.  She is currently enrolled in the MSN program at Saint Joseph's College in Maine.  Teresa joined the NHTI nursing faculty in 2012.

Molly Schlangen, BSN, MA, RN
Professor of Nursing

Molly Schlangen is originally from Florida, but has lived in New Hampshire for over 20 years.  She received her BSN from Troy University in Alabama, and her MA in Counseling/Psychology from Notre Dame College in Manchester, NH. Molly's background includes school nursing, hospice and rehab, and community mental health. She also owns and manages a yoga and meditation studio in Epping, NH.  She joined the NHTI faculty in 2013.

Linda Tasker, MSN, RN, APRN
Professor of Nursing

Lynn Tasker is a Professor of Nursing with an MSN from Vanderbilt University. She maintains licensure as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse.

Kelley Taylor, MSN, RNKelley Taylor, MSN, RN
Professor of Nursing

Kelley earned her Associate Degree in Nursing at NHTI, Bachelor's Degree at University of New Hampshire, and then returned to UNH for her Master's degree.  A specialist in emergency room nursing and telemetry, Kelley taught as an adjunct at a number of different schools before returning to NHTI, where she is teaching pediatrics and medical/surgical nursing.

Karen Tetreault, RN, MSKaren Tetreault, MS, RN
Professor of Nursing

Karen Tetreault is a Professor of Nursing with an MS from the University of New Hampshire. Her specialties include gerontology and medical-surgical nursing.

Amy Thompson, MSN, RNAmy Thompson, MS, RN
Professor of Nursing

Amy earned her BSN from the University of Southern Maine, and a Master of Science in Nursing Informatics from Walden University.  She has thirteen years experience on the emergency unit at Wentworth Douglass Hospital in Dover, NH, as well as six years of case management experience.  As an adjunct she has taught at the Mass. College of Pharmacy, Great Bay Community College, and Franklin Pierce University.

Maryellen Walker, MSN, RN
Professor of Nursing

Maryellen Walker received her BSN from Seton Hall University; and her MS from Boston College.

Mary Jean Byer
Nursing Department Head

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