Sharilee Hrabovsky

D.Ed., Adult Education, Penn State
Post-Master's Certification, Family Practice Nurse Practitioner, Widener University
MSN, Nursing Case Management, Villanova University
BSN, Nursing, Thomas Jefferson University

Dr. Sharilee Hrabovsky, assistant research professor in the College of Nursing, focuses her principal research and key publications on nurse practitioners' practice, tobacco treatment, and tobacco regulation. She is a nurse practitioner with years of experience in family practice, otolaryngology, tobacco research, and tobacco intervention programs. Dr. Hrabovsky teaches courses in the College of Nursing graduate school.

Lisa A. Kitko, Ph.D.

(Penn State) Assistant Professor of Nursing; Coordinator, Clinical Nurse Specialist Option

Dr. Kitko's program of research focuses on palliative care, heart failure, and the needs of family caregivers. She has spearheaded the College of Nursing's efforts to enhance nursing education for minority students. She has taught a variety of medical-surgical nursing and clinical nurse specialist courses and currently teaches pathophysiology.

Susan Loeb, Ph.D.

(Penn State) Associate Professor of Nursing

Dr. Loeb's program of research focuses on the health needs and issues of older inmates with chronic health conditions including those with advanced chronic illnesses who are approaching the end of life. Her research has been funded by two NIH institutes (National Institute on Aging and National Institute of Nursing Research). Over the past two decades Dr. Loeb has taught a wide array of courses across the nursing curriculum, from undergraduate through doctoral education. Most recently her teaching has been in writing-focused courses where students develop their scholarly papers or dissertations. In addition, she regularly teaches NURS 501: Issues in Nursing and Health Care.