Health Promotion & Development

Department includes:

  • Undergraduate Courses
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Children and Families
  • Genetics
  • Mothers, Newborns and Families
  • Nutrition
  • Master's and Doctor of Nursing Practice Areas of Concentration
  • Adult-Gerontology Primary Care
  • Family (Individual Across the Lifespan) Nurse Practitioner
  • Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

Administration

Department Chair Dr. Denise Charron-Prochownik,
PhD, RN, CRNP, FAAN
412-624-6953 dcpro@pitt.edu
Vice Chair for Administration Donna Nativio,
PhD, CRNP, FAAN
412-624-3832 dgn@pitt.edu
Vice Chair for Research Yvette Conley, PhD, FAAN 412-383-7641 yconley@pitt.edu
Department Administrator Michelle Heller 412-624-2059 mbergman@pitt.edu

3500 Victoria Street
440 Victoria Building
Phone: 412-624-3827
fax: 412-624-8521

Undergraduate Courses

Anatomy and Physiology      
Children and Families      
Genetics      
Mothers, Newborns and Families      
Nutrition      

Master of Nursing Practice Area of Concentration

Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
Coordinator
Donna Nativio,
PhD, CRNP, FAAN, FAANP
412-624-3832 dgn@pitt.edu

 Doctor of Nursing Practice Areas of Concentration

Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Coordinator Lorraine Novosel,
PHD, CRNP, ANP-BC, GNP-BC
412-624-3553 lmn35@pitt.edu
Family (Individual Across The Lifespan ) Nurse Practitioner Coordinator Donna Nativio,
PhD, CRNP, FAAN, FAANP
412-624-3832 dgn@pitt.edu
Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Coordinator Brenda L. Cassidy
DNP, RN, MSN, CPNP-PC
412-648-9253 cassb@pitt.edu
Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Coordinator Donna Nativio,
PhD, CRNP, FAAN, FAANP
412-624-3832 dgn@pitt.edu

Doctor of Nursing Practice Major

Nurse-Midwife  Nancy A. Niemczyk, PhD, CNM 412-624-3835 nan37@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