Health & Community Systems

The Department of Health and Community Systems includes faculty who have expertise in both inpatient and community settings.  The department includes the nursing informatics area of concentration and the DNP area of concentration in psychiatric-mental health nursing.

Administration

Chair Judith A. Erlen, PhD, RN, FAAN 412-624-1905 jae001@pitt.edu
Vice Chair for Administration Eileen Chasens, PhD, RN, FAAN 412-624-9380 chasense@pitt.edu
Vice Chair for Research Heidi Donovan, PhD, RN 412-624-2699 donovanh@pitt.edu
Department Administrator Daniel Stump 412-624-2699 stumpd@pitt.edu

3500 Victoria Street
415 Victoria Building
Phone: 412-624-2469
fax: 412-383-7293

Undergraduate

Accelerated 2nd Degree Track Michael Beach, DNP, ANCP-BC, PNP, FAAN 412-624-9654 beachm@pitt.edu
Community Health Nursing TBA    
Gerontological Nursing TBA    

Doctor of Nursing Practice Areas of Concentration

Clinical Nurse Specialist - Psychiatric Mental Health Kathryn Puskar, DrPH, RN, FAAN 412-624-6933 krp12@pitt.edu
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Heeyoung Lee, PhD, APRN- BC 412-624-5073 leehee@pitt.edu

Masters Nurse Specialty Role Area of Concentration

Nursing Informatics Dan Li,  PhD, RN, Interim Coordinator 412-624-6943 dal144@pitt.edu
RN Options Coordinator Patricia Tuite, PhD, RN, MSN  412-624-7227 ptuite@pitt.edu
PhD Marilyn Hravnak, RN, PhD, ACNP-BC, FCCM, FAAN 412-383-5148 mhra@pitt.edu