Disaster Preparedness Faculty Experts


Susana Barroso-Fernandez

Asst. Professor of Clinical

sbarroso@miami.edu

(305) 284-3676
Susana Barroso-Fernandez is an assistant professor of clinical at the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies. She teaches the assessment nursing course and is involved in the development and implementation of simulation across the curriculum. Her interests include the use of simulation in education, disaster preparedness and...

Ashley L. Falcon

Asst. Professor of Clinical

afalcon1@miami.edu

(305) 284-6026
Ashley Falcon recently joined the University of Miami’s School of Nursing and Health Studies as Assistant Professor of Clinical where she will teach courses for the public health undergraduate program. As background, Dr. Falcon interned with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Hispanic-Serving Health Professions Schools,...

Jeffrey A Groom

Professor of Clinical

jag571@miami.edu

Jeffrey Groom, PhD, CRNA is a Professor of Clinical and Associate Dean of Simulation Programs at the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies. Dr. Groom is a seasoned educator, clinician, researcher, and consultant. Combining his clinical background and his doctorate in instructional technology focusing on simulation and...

Jill Steiner Sanko

Asst. Professor

j.sanko@miami.edu

(305) 284-1306
Jill Steiner Sanko holds several degrees including two Bachelor degrees, one in Anthropology and one in Nursing, a Master’s of Science, and a PhD. She is an Advanced Certified Simulation Educator. Her interests include, patient safety, the use of simulation in education and research, and Inter-professional Education. She has been...

Martin Zdanowicz

Professor of Clinical

mzdanowicz@miami.edu

(305) 284-4680
Dr. Zdanowicz received a BS in Biology from NYU-Polytechnic, an M.A. in biology/physiology from S.U.N.Y Binghamton and a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences (Pharmacology) from St. John’s University. After completing his doctorate, he went on to work as a research scientist at North Shore University Hospital-Cornell Medical College in the...