Patient Safety and Outcomes Faculty Experts


Debbie Anglade

Asst. Professor of Clinical

d.anglade@miami.edu

(305) 284-2388
Assistant Professor of Clinical at the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies. Dr. Anglade received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from City College of the City University of New York (CUNY), her Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) in nursing education and PhD from the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health...

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...

Patricia Larrieu Briones

Asst. Professor of Clinical

pbriones@miami.edu

(305) 284-6723
Dr. Patricia Larrieu Briones is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner with over 15 years of practice experience in primary care and varying specialty areas.  Her Hispanic heritage is central to her communication and practice. Not only has Dr. Briones grown up in a culturally diverse environment, but she has also educated providers...

John Clochesy

Professor

john.clochesy@miami.edu

Dr. Clochesy’s nursing education and research experience spans 40 years with experiences in Wisconsin, Arizona, California, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Florida.  He has served as a visiting professor in Taiwan, Wales, and in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.  He has more than 100 publications including award winning...

Nichole Crenshaw

Asst. Professor of Clinical

n.crenshaw@miami.edu

(305) 284-9064
Dr. Nichole Crenshaw is an Assistant Professor of Clinical and Director of the Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program at the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies.  She earned her BSN and MSN degrees from Florida International University and a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from the University of...

Giovanna Cecilia De Oliveira

Asst. Professor of Clinical

g.deoliveira@umiami.edu

(305) 284-4062
Dr. De Oliveira holds a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and a Master’s degree in Nursing from Wayne State University (Michigan) and a PhD in Nursing from the University of Miami. She completed her dissertation work titled “Social Determinants of Depression among Hispanic Women”, in order to analyze intra- and...

Charles Downs

Assoc. Professor

cxd826@miami.edu

Dr. Downs is an associate professor in the School of Nursing and Health Studies. Downs is an acute care nurse practitioner with clinical experience in internal medicine, pulmonary, critical care and infectious disease. Dr. Downs’s research focuses on understanding the molecular mechanisms that underpin phenomena of interest and the use...

Ruth Everett-Thomas

Asst. Professor of Clinical

reverett@miami.edu

(305) 585-1465
Ruth Everett-Thomas is a registered nurse and has recently worked with hospital-based departments in training programs for physicians, nurses, and students regarding patient safety, health care worker safety, hand hygiene compliance, and simulation technology. She has also worked for several years as adjunct faculty in a university setting...

Nicole A Gonzaga Gomez

Asst. Professor of Clinical

ngonzaga@miami.edu

(305) 284-2878
Nicole A. Gonzaga is a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist working in South Florida since 2006 and has been in the field of Nursing for the last twenty years.  She started her nursing career at UCLA Medical Center in the Cardiothoracic ICU in 1998 and gained invaluable experience in adult, pediatric, and neonatal...

Juan M Gonzalez

Asst. Professor of Clinical

j.gonzalez48@miami.edu

(305) 284-6256
Dr. Juan M. Gonzalez is an Assistant Professor of Clinical and Director of the Family Nurse Practitioner Program at the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies. His work with the University of Miami began in 2011 as adjunct faculty teaching clinical courses. Dr. Gonzalez obtained his ADN from Miami Dade College in 2006 and later...

Juan Enrique Gonzalez

Professor of Clinical

jxg1695@miami.edu

Juan Enrique Gonzalez, PhD, CRNA is a Professor of Clinical and Program Director of the BSN-DNP Nurse Anesthesia Program at the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies. Dr. Gonzalez is a seasoned educator, clinician, and researcher. Combining his clinical expertise in Nurse Anesthesia and his doctorate in Nursing focusing on...

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...

Shayne Doran Hauglum

Asst. Professor of Clinical

s.hauglum@umiami.edu

(305) 284-4113
Shayne has the privilege of completing his PhD at the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Sciences where he was awarded the March of Dimes “Nurse of the Year”: Student Nurse/Graduate Category, 2013. Shayne’s professional career as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) started in 2000 following...

Latoya Lewis-Pierre

Asst. Professor of Clinical

llewis@miami.edu

(305) 284-2080
Dr. Lewis-Pierre is an experienced ICU nurse leader, clinician, and educator. Her clinical specialties include critical care and telemetry. Her educator experience consists of didactic, clinical and distant learning programs. In 2002, Dr. Lewis-Pierre was the recipient of the student Nursing Leadership award from the University of Miami. She...

Zhan Liang

Asst. Professor

zxl667@miami.edu

I am highly motivated and committed to pursue a research career in the area of chronic and critical illness. I have focused my research on improving symptoms and clinical outcomes in critically ill patients. My research focus developed from my clinical experience caring for patients admitted to the ICU and their family caregivers, and as a...

Mary E McKay

Associate Professor of Clinical

mmckay@miami.edu

(305) 284-2342
Dr Mckay is an Associate Clinical Professor and Associate Dean of the BSN programs at the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies and holds the Wallace Gilroy Endowed Chair position.She has conducted research and published in the areas of clinical simulation, nursing education, patient safety and mindfulness. Dr. Mckay has led...

Greta Valentinova Mitzova-Vladinova

Asst. Professor of Clinical

gmvladinov@miami.edu

(305) 284-2080
Dr. Vladinov is an Assistant Professor of Clinical at the University of Miami (UM) School of Nursing and Health Studies (SONHS). She serves as an Associate Program Director of the Nurse Anesthesia Program. She was instrumental in the successful transitioning of the program from MSN to BSN-DNP degree as the first DNP Nurse Anesthesia...

Cindy Munro

Dean, School of Nursing and Health Studies

cmunro@miami.edu

(305) 284-2107
Cindy L. Munro, RN, ANP-BC, PhD, FAAN, FAANP, FAAAS is Dean and Professor of the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies. Dr. Munro came to the University of Miami from the University of South Florida College of Nursing, where she was associate dean of research and innovation from 2011 through August of 2017.  She is an...

Johis Ortega

Associate Professor of Clinical

j.ortega10@miami.edu

(305) 284-1269
Dr. Ortega is a valued undergraduate lecturer, director of undergraduate clinical placement and director of international programs at the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies. He holds a BSN, MSN, and PhD from the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies. He teaches Adult Health III, Role Transition,...

Carmen Rosa Presti

Asst. Professor of Clinical

c.presti@miami.edu

(305) 284-4497
Dr. Presti combines her love of teaching and patient care with her roles as Assistant Professor of Clinical and Acute Care Nurse Practitioner.  Teaching and mentoring student nurses in the undergraduate BSN program, she has been honored twice as Clinical Faculty of the Year since 2012. She received her Associate Degree in Nursing from...

Deborah J Riquelme

Asst. Professor of Clinical

driquelme@miami.edu

(305) 284-1553
Profile: A lecturer at the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies. Ms. Riquelme completed a MSN in high risk prenatal nursing at Vanderbilt University. Her clinical specialties include maternal/newborn, adult medical surgical, psychology nursing and pediatric nursing. Ms. Riquelme teaches theory and practice in the areas of...

Deborah A Salani

Associate Professor of Clinical

dsalani@miami.edu

(305) 284-6487
Dr. Deborah Salani is an Associate Professor of Clinical and Director of the Accelerated BSN Program at the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies.  Dr. Salani has been practicing as a pediatric nurse for greater than 25 years. She practiced as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Hematology/Oncology and Pediatric Critical...

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...

Erick Zarabozo

Lecturer

ezarabozo@miami.edu

(305) 284-2249
In 2010 graduated with honors from the Associate Degree in Nursing at Miami Dade College and started working at the University of Miami Hospital (UMH) as a MedSurge/Telemetry nurse mostly caring for patients pre and post cardiothoracic procedures. Many of them coming from Cardiac ICU status post open heart. In 2011 was accepted to the Critical...