Learn from Health Care Experts

Faculty in the School of Nursing and Health Sciences are experts who teach you how to provide the highest level of care, comfort and compassion to patients and families. They challenge and mentor you in small classes, labs and one-on-one advising to help you develop intellectually, professionally and personally. The majority of faculty members are also practicing clinicians at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, which keeps them (and you) up-to-date on innovations in the health care industry.

  • Arianna M. Anton MSN, RN

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

    Joined the college as an adjunct faculty member in 2014 and assistant professor in 2019. Earned a B.S. in nursing from Colby-Sawyer College in 2011 and an M.S.N. from Norwich University in 2015. Professor Anton instructs courses in both classroom and clinical settings, including Introduction to Nursing, Nursing Fundamentals, and Critical Care and Medical-Surgical Settings.

    Professor Anton has worked as a staff nurse in the surgical-trauma intensive care unit at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center since her graduation from Colby-Sawyer. In 2017, Professor Anton transitioned into a part-time clinical nurse educator for the critical care units at DHMC, where she still works. In addition to critical care nursing, Professor Anton has a special interest in high-fidelity simulation, nurse burnout and interdisciplinary team work.read more…

  • Kimberly A. Boulanger MSN, RNC-OB

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

    Professor Boulanger joined the college as an adjunct faculty member in 2012 and was hired full-time in 2019. She earned her BSN from Western Connecticut State University and MSN from Norwich University. Professor Boulanger areas of expertise include high-risk obstetrics and maternal newborn care. She teaches courses in maternal and child health care.

  • Nicole Chartier MSN, RN

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

    Joined the Colby-Sawyer nursing faculty in 2020. Graduated with a B.S.N. from Colby-Sawyer College in 2011. Post graduation, she worked as a registered nurse in the Intensive Care Nursery at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. She graduated with her M.S.N. in nursing education in 2020 from Southern New Hampshire University. She assists with academic coaching and nursing simulations for students and is interested in the use of simulation in education to assist students in developing their critical thinking in the clinical environment.

  • Ann Fournier PhD, MS, RN, ACNP-BC, AHN-BC, CNE, CCE

    Assistant Professor, School of Nursing & Health Sciences
    603.526.3642 | ann.fournier@colby-sawyer.edu

    Dr. Fournier joined the college as an assistant professor in 2019. She holds a PhD in nursing from Rutgers University, an MS in health care administration from New England College and an MSN with a specialty in acute care from Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions. She also holds a BA in French/Spanish from Saint Anselm College.

    Dr. Fournier has over a decade of teaching experience and has taught many nursing courses in the classroom and clinical settings in a variety of programs at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Dr. Fournier's favorite courses to teach include: Introduction to Professional Nursing, Nursing Leadership, and Nursing Capstone. read more…

  • 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…

  • Joan M. Huber MS, RN-BC, CNE

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

    Joined faculty in 2001. B.S.N. from Villanova University; M.S. from University of California San Francisco as a Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist. Professor Huber teaches courses in pathophysiology, pharmacology, preparation for professional nursing boards and health care vocabulary. In addition, she teaches courses for nurses returning to the profession. Professor Huber comes to education after a career in the military that included a variety of nursing roles, as well as hospital and healthcare administration in the U.S. and abroad.

    She is especially interested in the connection between cellular disruption and symptomotology in various disease entities, and the rapidly changing field of immune manipulation therapy.read more…

  • Joan G. Loftus DNP, RN

    Director & Chair of Nursing,
    Associate Professor, School of Nursing & Health Sciences
    603.526.3795 | jloftus@colby-sawyer.edu

    Joined faculty in 2008. B.S.N. from Wilkes College, Wilkes-Barre, Penn. in 1985, M.S.N. with a Geriatric Nurse Practitioner certification from Georgetown University, Washington, DC in 1992; and D.N.P. from Wilkes University in 2014. Professor Loftus teaches First Year Nursing Seminar, Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice, and Nursing Leadership.read more…

  • Kathleen Nunes MEd, BSN, BSAT/EMT-P

    Assistant Professor, School of Nursing & Health Sciences
    603.526.3643 | kathleen.nunes@colby-sawyer.edu

    Professor Nunes joined Colby-Sawyer College as Assistant Professor of Nursing in 2020. She holds a Masters in Education degree from Franklin Pierce University, a B.S.N from George Mason University and a Bachelors in Science in Athletic Training with a minor in Emergency medical Services.

    In 2019, Professor Nunes traveled to New Delhi India as guest faculty for the 10th annual Asian Conference for Emergency Medicine. The Conference theme: “Affordable Care, Bridging Gaps, & Creating Impact” focused on the need for global partnership and support of our emergency medicine family. As an international guest speaker for the ACEM Nursing Workshop, Professor Nunes presented on Emergency Nursing and Trauma: “the neglected disease of modern developing nations.” read more…

  • Benjamin Rieke MSN, RN-BC, CNE, TCRN

    Assistant Professor, School of Nursing & Health Sciences
    603.526.3976 | ben.rieke@colby-sawyer.edu

    Professor Rieke joined the faculty in 2020. He holds an M.S. in nursing from the University of Texas at Arlington, and a B.S. in nursing and biology from Baylor University. Board certified in trauma and medical-surgical nursing, he has a clinical background in the care of critically ill adults and patients with traumatic injuries.

    Professor Rieke is a certified nurse educator who teaches coursework related to pathophysiology, pharmacology, and preparation for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). read more…

  • Courtney Rogers MSN, MBA, RN, CNE

    Assistant Professor, School of Nursing & Health Sciences
    603.526.3043 | courtney.rogers@colby-sawyer.edu

    Professor Rogers joined the faculty in 2019 with a B.A. from University of New Hampshire; M.B.A. from Southern New Hampshire University; A.D.N. from New Hampshire Technical Institute; M.S.N. from Franklin Pierce University. She is a Certified Nurse Educator.

    Professor Rogers has worked as a staff nurse in the intensive care unit and interventional radiology at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and Concord Hospital as well as in the perioperative setting. She has a special interest in simulation, strategies for developing critical thinking skills, and nursing transition to practice.read more…

Adjunct & Clinical Faculty

  • Katelyn M. Cormier
  • Mariah Gile
  • Clara Knapp
  • Sonya Kuykendall
  • Lauren Lefebvre
  • Tracia L. O'Shana
  • Becca Socci
  • Jayanti Thapa
  • Lindsay Thompson
  • Nanci Weinhold
  • Makenzie Welch
  • Anna White
  • Jennifer Whitton