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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.

Tricia Fanjoy, RNTricia Fanjoy, MSN, RN
Professor of Nursing

Tricia Fanjoy is a Professor of Nursing with a BSN in nursing from the University of New Hampshire and a MSN in nursing education from the University of Phoenix. Her nursing background includes pediatrics and neonatal intensive care. Currently, she is a per diem pediatric triage nurse and spent 6 years as a neonatal intensive care nurse at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH and she joined the NHTI Faculty in 2008.

Kerri Goupil, RN, MSNKerri Goupil, RN, MSN
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.


NHTI, Concord's Community College Nursing Program Professor Michelle JuttonMichelle K. Jones, RN, MS
Professor of Nursing

Michelle K. Jones was born in Southern N.H. and graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 1999 with her Bachelors of Science in Nursing.  Michelle began her career in Medical-Surgical nursing at New London Hospital and then Concord Hospital in 2000.  From 2000-2012 Michelle furthered her experience in the Emergency Room and then Intensive Care Unit.  In 2007, she completed her studies and obtained her Masters of Nursing at the University of New Hampshire.  Michelle worked at UNH as adjunct faculty for the N720 course during the spring semesters from 2008-2012.

Running, hiking, biking, immersion into the arts, and spending time with her two children are very important to Michelle.  "Variety, mindfulness, integrity and acceptance are the key ingredients to a full and healthy life." 

Michelle joined the Nursing Department at NHTI in 2012 and looks forward to her career of bringing knowledge with positive energy and enthusiasm to all future nurses.

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 Nurse Practitioner Association and the American Nurses' Association.

Teresa Knight, MS, 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.


Judith Odom, MSN, RNJudith Odom, MSN, RN, CCRN
Professor of Nursing

Judith Odom started her academic career with a BA in Biology from the University of Rochester (NY), and then earned an MS in Nursing from Pace University. Her career as a medical/surgical nurse took her as far away as California before she and her husband returned to New England to raise their family. She most recently worked as a critical care nurse at Concord Hospital.  She joined the NHTI Nursing Faculty in 2012.

NHTI, Concord's Community College Nursing Program Professor Molly SchlangenMolly 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 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, ARNP
Professor of Nursing

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

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 a MSN from the University of New Hampshire. Her specialties include gerontology and medical-surgical nursing. She is certified by the American Nurses Association Credentialing Center in Medical-Surgical nursing and as an adult nurse practitioner. She holds membership in Sigma Theta Tau and the American Nurses Association.

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

Amy earned her BSN from the University of Southern Maine, and a Masters of 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 Seaton Hall University; and her MS from Boston College.

Mary Jean Byer
Nursing Department Head

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