Fall 2013 Newsletter

College of Health Professions eNews
Fall 2013

Note to readers: The College of Health Professions regularly sends you communications, including this newsletter, and now we want to know: how are we doing? We want to hear from you. Please make your opinions known so we can best serve your needs.

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Sharon Lewis, editor

Advice from Kimberly Porter, the Relationship Manager for the College of Health Professions.

In our last newsletter, Kim Porter gave advice to network and stay flexible in your job search. Now we take a closer look at networking and effectively using Linked-In as part of a comprehensive job search. Read more.

  • Homecoming is just around the corner! Click here to view schedules for New York City (October 17-20) and Pleasantville (October 24-26). And join us for 50 Years, 50 Faces, a celebration of the Pleasantville campus’ 50th anniversary during Homecoming on October 26! Click here for details.
  • Lienhard and PA students, faculty, and staff are doing great things: from winning awards and scholarships to being inducted into national organizations that recognize their leadership, and representing their profession internationally.

    Click here to read all of these exciting announcements! 
The labs in Pleasantville are newly renovated with a state-of-the art videocapture and playback system, along with a new "control room" so students can be immersed in simulations without faculty members having to be in the same room.  Read more.
Business management came easy to Dan Acevedo, PA-C, but he always had a passion for science and medicine. After a short career in finance, which simply wasn’t for him, he started taking pre-PA courses and realized that was the right career path for him. Read more.

As Pace University’s Provost has observed, “It is widely recognized that students working in teams acquire certain special skills... Read more.


Alumni sound off: they're winning awards, opening their own clinics, being inducted into national nursing organizations, and more. Send us your news! Where are you working? Did you write a book or win an award? Did you just get married, have a baby, or celebrate another milestone in your life? You can e-mail chpcommunications@pace.edu; please include your credentials and year of graduation, and we'll include your news in the next issue. Read more.


Sabina Mathew (2013) says, “I passed the boards (75 questions!!) and I have a job offer... Read more.

Tiffany Carter MS, PA-C, (2012) is going on a medical mission alongside the International Surgical Foundation (ISF) team, to the Dominican Republic to help patients with spine-related problems. Tiffany says, "Our goal is to restore each patient’s function and increase their quality of life."

Within one year of graduating from Pace’s DNP program, Dr. Helen Uzokwe (2012) proudly announced the opening of her own primary care clinic: the STAR Family Health Care and Wellness Center. Read more.

Dr. Stephen Ferrara, (BS 1996, BSN 1999, MS 2000, DNP 2011) Lienhard adjunct professor and alumnus, was recently inducted into the Fellows of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

LSN professor and alumna Dr. Renee Mcleod-Sordjan, (BS 1986, BSN 1995, MS 1996, DNP 2011) has been accepted to the panel of international reviewers by the Journal of Advanced Nursing and will be publishing her manuscript entitled "A Concept Analysis: Death Preparedness" in the fall. Read more.

Paule V. Joseph (2011) MSN, CRNP, CRRN, CTN-B, has been selected by AACN for the Minority Nurse Scholar Fellowship 2013-2014. Read more.

Marianne Baernholdt (1988), PhD, MPH, RN, a nursing professor at the University of Virginia, will be inducted as a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing at a Washington, D.C. ceremony this October. Read more.

Sarah Schoof (1977), FNP, RN, & LSN graduate, was awarded Capital Chapter NP of the Year for 2012! Read more.