Todd F. Ambrosia, DNP, MSN, MBA, FNP-BC, FNAP
Todd F. Ambrosia, DNP, MSN, MBA, FNP-BC, FNAP

Dr. Ambrosia, who began his tenure with Mount Carmel College of Nursing in May 2023, will work collaboratively with faculty, staff and students to continue growing and expanding the school’s legacy of excellence in nursing education.

Dr. Ambrosia is a recognized nurse leader bringing nearly 25 years of experience. His years of leadership include advancing interdisciplinary programs in research, education and practice, launching new academic programs, increasing enrollment and student retention and growing revenue.

He comes to us from the Mount Sinai Health System in New York City, where he served as vice president of Nursing Academic Affairs and dean of the Mount Sinai Phillips School of Nursing since August 2015. Previously, he was associate dean for Graduate Programs and associate professor at the University of Miami School of Nursing and a program director and assistant professor at the University of Maryland School of Nursing.

Dr. Ambrosia received his Doctor of Nursing Practice from the University of Miami and his Master of Science in Nursing from Vanderbilt University. He is a distinguished fellow of the Academy of Nursing of the National Academies of Practice and is active in several other professional organizations, including the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, American Assembly of Men in Nursing, and the Advanced Practice Network of the International Council of Nurses.

A board-certified family nurse practitioner, Dr. Ambrosia is active clinically in adolescent and young adult primary care and has established research and academic collaborations with universities in Italy, Taiwan, Colombia, Belgium, India, and Malaysia. As a staunch advocate for global health promotion, he regularly provides volunteer clinical services to underserved adolescents and young adults in high-need areas across the country and around the world.

Mount Carmel College of Nursing
Board of Trustees

Keith Martinez

Keith Martinez, CPA

Stephanie Battle

Stephanie Battle, BS

Brent T Foley

Brent T Foley, AIA, NCARB

R. Devray Kirkland

R. Devray Kirkland, MS, BS

Lori Kurtzman

Lori Kurtzman, MBA

William Lane

William Lane, JD

Lorraine Lutton

Lorraine Lutton, MBA

Matt Mazza

Matt Mazza

Tracy Najera

Tracy Najera, PhD

Ramona Reyes

Ramona Reyes, BS

Patricia Skunda

Patricia Skunda, MSN, BSN, RNP

Lee Ann Wallace

Lee Ann Wallace, MBA, BSN, RN, NEA-BC

President’s Cabinet

Melissa Contino

Melissa Contino
Executive Assistant


Tracey Harris

Tracey Harris, LSW, MBA
Interim Director of Admissions
Student Accessibility Coordinator


Gina Hendricks

Gina Hendricks, MBA
Senior Director of Finance

Todd F. Ambrosia, DNP, MSN, MBA, FNP-BC, FNAP

Todd F. Ambrosia, DNP, MSN, MBA, FNP-BC, FNAP

Mitch Joseph-Kemplin

Mitch Joseph-Kemplin, MA
Interim Director, Student Services
Director, Compliance and Safety


Sarah Julien-Bell

Sarah Julien-Bell, MBA
Director of Institutional Effectiveness

Colleen Lane, A.S.

Colleen Lane, A.S.
Senior Executive Assistant


Sean Lansing

Sean Lansing, PhD
Director for Mission Integration


Michelle Livingston

Michelle Livingston
Director, Records and Registration

Amanda McCullouch

Amanda McCullouch
Chief Human Resources Officer

Jami Nininger, DNP, RN

Jami Nininger, DNP, RN
Interim Academic Dean

Roxanne Oliver

Roxanne Oliver, DNP, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC
Director, Graduate Programs

Stevo Roksandic

Stevo Roksandic, MBA, MLIS, AHIP
Regional Director, Library Services

Marlene Sampson

Marlene Sampson, Ph.D, MSN-Ed, RNN
Director Accelerated Programming

Samantha Schmitz

Samantha Schmitz, Ph.D., RN
Director Prelicensure & APP

Patty Severt

Patty Severt, MSN, RN, DNP
Assistant Professor
Chair Faculty/Senate


John Smith

John Smith, BS
Sr. Systems Administrator

Steve Wetz

Steve Wetz, BA
Interim Director, Financial Aid

Why Choose Us


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