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Current Ph.D. Students

Windy Alonso

Windy Alonso

wwa103@psu.edu

 

  • Research Interest: Palliative care in rural areas
  • Adviser: Dr. Judith Hupcey
Barbara Birriel

Barbara Birriel

bab44@psu.edu

 

  • Research Interests: Bioethics; cardiac critical care and mechanical circulatory support
  • Adviser: Dr. Lisa Kitko
Elise Colancecco

Elise Colancecco

emc277@psu.edu

 

  • Research Interests: Functional outcomes in the older adult trauma patient
  • Adviser: Dr. Ann Kolanowski
Bruno Saconi

Bruno Saconi

bba5107@psu.edu

 

  • Research Interests: Sleep and sleep disorders across the adult life span
  • Adviser: Dr. Amy Sawyer
Daniel Eaton

Daniel Eaton

dme21@psu.edu

 

  • Research Interests: Geriatric care in patients with dementia and depression
  • Adviser: Dr. Kimberly Van Haitsma
Erin Kitt-Lewis

Erin Kitt-Lewis

dme21@psu.edu

 

Paul Logan

Paul Logan

pul12@psu.edu

 

  • Research Interests: Value in health care; health outcomes of care provided by acute care nurse practitioners
  • Adviser: Dr. Lorah Dorn
Abigail McGinnis

Abigail McGinnis

ahb5029@psu.edu

 

  • Research Interest: Chronic disease management in heart failure
  • Adviser: Dr. Judith E. Hupcey
Caroline McDermott

Caroline McDermott

cbm5125@psu.edu

 

  • Research Interest: Geriatrics, nutrition, and end-of-life decision making
  • Adviser: Dr. Donna Fick
Cynthia Snyder

Cynthia Snyder

ckg2@psu.edu

 

  • Research Interest: Adolescent sleep and electronic media
  • Adviser: Dr. Susan Loeb
Julie Murphy

Julie Murphy

jmuprhy@psu.edu

 

  • Research Interest: Heart failure and palliative care
  • Adviser: Dr. Judith E. Hupcey
Alexa Watach

Alexa Watach

ajw5241@psu.edu

 

  • Research Interests: Sleep and sleep disorders
  • Adviser: Dr. Amy Sawyer
Alison Walsh

Alison Walsh

alw234@psu.edu

 

  • Research Interests: Heart failure, health-related quality of life, and developmental issues in chronic disease
  • Adviser: Dr. Lisa Kitko
Hyunju Yang

Hyunju Yang

huy130@psu.edu

 

  • Research Interest: Sleep and sleep disorders across the adult life span
  • Adviser: Dr. Amy M. Sawyer
Rachel Wion

Rachel Wion

rkw12@psu.edu