Faculty

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Faculty in the School of Nursing and Health Sciences are Colby-Sawyer nursing professors and practicing clinicians at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. They make it a priority to guide, challenge and advise you while they get to know you as a student and colleague. They understand you are balancing your continuing education with professional and personal obligations, and they are there to support you throughout the process.

  • Shari L. Goldberg PhD, RN

    Professor, School of Nursing & Health Sciences
    603.526.3795 | sgoldberg@colby-sawyer.edu

    Joined the faculty in 2002. Teaches the senior nursing capstone courses, community and public health nursing, and the introduction to public health. Appointed to the State of N.H. Public Health Improvement Services Council. Participates in a national effort aimed at integrating public health into undergraduate liberal arts education. The 2009-2010 recipient of the policy research fellowship at George Mason University's Center for Health Policy Research and Ethics. read more…

  • Lisa Purvis EdD, MBA, MPH

    Assistant Professor, School of Nursing & Health Sciences
    603.526.3382 | lisa.purvis@colby-sawyer.edu

    Previously an adjunct instructor, Professor Purvis joined the faculty full-time in 2015. She holds a B.A. from Regis College, an M.B.A. from Wake Forest University’s Babcock School of Management, an M.P.H. from the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University and an Ed.D. from the University of Vermont.

    Professor Purvis has taught public health for more than ten years at Dartmouth College, Johns Hopkins University, the University of New Hampshire and Muhimbili University in Dar es Salaam in Tanzania. She has served as the program manager at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, program coordinator for the M.P.H. program at the University of New Hampshire, and most recently, as the educational specialist/research coordinator at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine.

Adjunct & Clinical Faculty