Academics

Faculty

 
Photo Of Rebecca Barnes
Administrator, Department of Physical Therapy
4040 N. Fairfax Dr.
703-284-5980
rebecca.barnes@marymount.edu
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Caruthers Hall 2010
(703) 526-6883
karen.benson@marymount.edu
Diploma in Nursing, Wesley-Passavant School of Nursing
B.S.N., Loyola University of Chicago
M.S.N., George Mason University
Certification in Critical Care Nursing

Photo Of Rosemarie Berman
Chair, B.S.N. program; Assistant Professor of Nursing
Caruthers Hall 2020
(703) 284-1627
rosemarie.berman@marymount.edu
B.S., Adelphi University
M.A., New York University
Ph.D., New York University
Photo Of Agnes Burkhard,
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Caruthers Hall 2024
(703) 526-6879
agnes.burkhard@marymount.edu
B.S.N., Marymount College of Virginia
M.S.N., George Mason University
Ph.D., The Catholic University of America

Photo Of Marti Carroll
Director of Clinical Education
4040 N. Fairfax Dr.
703-284-4987
martha.carroll@marymount.edu
B.S., Northeastern University
M.S., Johns Hopkins University
DPT, Marymount University
ABPTS Neurological Clinical Specialist
Licensed Physical Therapist in DC, MA, VA
Photo Of Faith Claman,
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Caruthers Hall 2026
(703) 284-3326
fclaman@marymount.edu
B.S.N., Duke University
M.S.N., Yale University
D.N.P., Case Western Reserve University
Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Certified Women’s Health Care Nurse Practitioner

Photo Of Jason A. Craig
Professor of Physical Therapy
4040 N. Fairfax Dr.
(703) 284-5988
jason.craig@marymount.edu
B.Sc. (Hons), D.Phil., University of Ulster at Jordanstown (Northern Ireland)
Chartered Physiotherapist, Licensed Physical Therapist in MD
Photo Of Pamela Diener
Professor of Physical Therapy
4040 N. Fairfax Dr.
(703) 284-5987
pamela.diener@marymount.edu
B.S., Tufts University
M.S., Boston University
Ph.D., Georgetown University
Licensed Occupational Therapist
Photo Of Skye Donovan
Associate Professor of Physical Therapy
4040 N. Fairfax Dr.
(703) 284-5978
skye.donovan@marymount.edu
B.S., Ursinus College
M.P.T., Texas Womans University
Ph.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine
ABPTS Orthopedic Clinical Specialist
Licensed Physical Therapist in VA
Photo Of Cathy S. Elrod
Chair, Department of Physical Therapy; Professor of Physical Therapy
4040 N. Fairfax Dr.
(703) 284-5984
cathy.elrod@marymount.edu
B.S., Virginia Tech
M. S., Medical College of Virginia
Ph.D., George Mason University
Licensed Physical Therapist in VA
Photo Of Rajamma V. George
Associate Professor of Nursing
Caruthers Hall 2014
(703) 526-6881
rajamma.george@marymount.edu
B.S.N., Christian Medical College and College of Nursing, Madras University (India)
M.S.N., Delhi University (India)
Ed.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Clinical Agency Coordinator
Caruthers Hall 1014
(703) 284-1586
jeannie.herbert@marymount.edu
B.S.N., M.S.N., Duke University School of Nursing
Other study: Post-Master’s Education Semester, Duke University School of Nursing
 

Lab and Technology Coordinator
Caruthers Hall 2008
(703) 284-1583
catherine.hillberry@marymount.edu
B.S.N., M.S.N., University of Phoenix
 
 

Photo Of Marwan Kublawi
Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy
4040 N. Fairfax Dr.
703-284-6481
mkublawi@marymount.edu
B.S., Old Dominion University
M.S., Marymount University
Licensed Physical Therapist in MD
Photo Of Pamela B. Moreno
Associate Dean, First-Year Experience; Assistant Professor of Nursing
Rowley Hall G105Q
(703) 284-1697
pamela.moreno@marymount.edu
B.S.N., University of the Incarnate Word
M.S.N., University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Ph.D., University of Northern Colorado
Photo Of Michael Nordvall
Professor of Health and Human Performance
Caruthers Hall 2029
(703) 526-6876
michael.nordvall@marymount.edu
B.S., Ithaca College
M.S., Southern Connecticut State University
Ed.D., University of Northern Colorado
Photo Of Bobbi Pasternak,
Interim Associate Dean, Malek School of Health Professions; Assistant Professor of Nursing
Caruthers Hall 1015B
(703) 526-6882
bobbi.pasternak@marymount.edu
Diploma in Nursing, Alexandria Hospital School of Nursing
B.A., George Mason University
M.S.N., Michigan State University
Photo Of Karen Rowe Peck
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Caruthers 2011
(703) 284-5756
karen.peck@marymount.edu
B.S.N., George Mason University
M.S.N., Marymount University

Photo Of Dana Purcell
Clinic Placement Coordinator, Department of Physical Therapy
Ballston
703-284-5980
dana.purcell@marymount.edu
Photo Of Julie D. Ries
Associate Professor, Physical Therapy
4040 N. Fairfax Dr.
(703) 284-5983
julie.ries@marymount.edu
B.S., Quinnipiac College
M.A., The George Washington University
Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University
Licensed Physical Therapist in VA
Photo Of Eileen Sarsfield
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Caruthers Hall 2021
(703) 284-5734
eileen.sarsfield@marymount.edu
B.S.N., Georgetown University
M.S.N., Ph.D., The Catholic University of America
Other study/credentials: Certified as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Public Health by the American Nurses Credentialing Center
Photo Of Kathleen Schaefer
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Caruthers Hall 2027
(703) 526-6923
kathleen.schaefer@marymount.edu
B.S.N., University of Colorado
M.Ed., Whitworth College
M.S.N., Marymount University
D.A. (candidate), George Mason University
Photo Of Liane M. Summerfield
Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs; Professor of Health and Human Performance
Rowley 1004A
(703) 284-6479
liane.summerfield@marymount.edu
B.S., Northeastern University
M.Ed., The George Washington University
Ph.D., University of Maryland
 

Photo Of Diana G. Venskus
Associate Professor of Physical Therapy
4040 N. Fairfax Dr.
(703) 284-5985
diana.venskus@marymount.edu
B.S., George Mason University
M.A., The George Washington University
Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia Campus
Other study: University of Pennsylvania
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Caruthers Hall 2017
(703) 284-1589
margaret.venzke@marymount.edu
B.S.N., University of Virginia
M.S.N., Virginia Commonwealth University-MCV
D.N.P. (candidate), The George Washington University

Chair, Department of Health and Human Performance; Associate Professor of Health and Human Performance
Caruthers Hall 2031
(703) 284-1597
michelle.walters-edwards@marymount.edu
B.S (Hons) Staffordshire University, England. U.K.
Ph.D. University of Wales, Bangor. Wales, U.K.
Photo Of Shelli Wolfe Mayer
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Caruthers Hall 2025
(703) 526-6886
michelle.wolfe@marymount.edu
B.S.N., The College of New Jersey (formally Trenton State College)
M.S.N., University of Virginia
Other study/credentials: Post-master’s Adult Nurse Practitioner, University of Virginia
 

Photo Of Rita Wong
Assistant Dean, Graduate and Professional Studies; Professor of Physical Therapy
Ballston
(703) 284-5982
rita.wong@marymount.edu
B.S., Northeastern University
M.S., Boston University
Ed.D., Clark University
Licensed Physical Therapist in VA
Photo Of Fatma Youssef,
Professor Emerita of Nursing
Caruthers Hall 1015
(703) 284-1580
fatma.youssef@marymount.edu
B.S.N., M.P.H., The High Institute of Nursing, Alexandria University
D.N.Sc., The Catholic University of America