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Health & Community Systems

The Department of Health and Community Systems includes faculty who have expertise in both inpatient and community settings and statistics.  The department includes the MSN nursing informatics area of concentration and the DNP areas of concentration in psychiatric-mental health nursing and adult-gerontology primary care nurse practitioner.

Administration

Chair (sabbatical 07/01/20 - 12/31/20) Eileen Chasens, PhD, RN, FAAN 412-624-9380 chasense@pitt.edu
Acting Chair ( 07/01/20 - 12/31-20)
Vice Chair for Administration
Elizabeth A. Schlenk, PhD, RN, FAAN 412-624-4103 els100@pitt.edu
Vice Chair for Research Jennifer Hagerty Lingler, PhD, MA, CRNP, FAAN 412-383-5214 linglerj@pitt.edu
Department Administrator Amanda Raczkowski, BA, MFA 412-624-6706 adr56@pitt.edu

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

Undergraduate

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

Masters Nurse Specialty Role Area of Concentration

Nursing Informatics Young Ji Lee, PhD, RN,
Interim Coordinator
412-624-6943 dal144@pitt.edu
RN Options*  Linda Kelly, JD, MSN, RN 412-624-7936 Lkk17@pitt.edu

* BSN or BSN with Early Admission to MSN to DNP

Doctor of Nursing Practice Areas of Concentration

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Heeyoung Lee, PhD, APRN- BC 412-624-5073 leehee@pitt.edu
Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Lorraine Novosel, PhD, CRNP, AGPCNP-BC 412-624-3553 lmn35@pitt.edu

PhD Program

PhD in Nursing Yvette Conley, PhD, FAAN 412-383-7641 yconley@pitt.edu