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ETI Staff

Joe Brun, BS, MST

Director 

Director for the Educational Technology and Innovation, Joe is responsible for the day-to-day operations. This involves working with students, faculty and staff of the School of Nursing regarding labs, classroom equipment and distance learning capabilities. In addition, Joe serves as part of the administration team making strategic decisions regarding computing services, new learning resources, technology, and instruction design needs. Joe is also responsible for coordinating 30+ hours a week of video transmissions to various locations including the branch campuses of Johnstown, Bradford, and beyond. Joe is also the computer lab manager and provides hardware and software support to 300+ computers and printers. Joe is the email and alias administrator.

Phone: (412) 624-3557 E-mail: jjb1@pitt.edu

Elizabeth Irene Martin

Department Administrator

As the ETI Department Administrator and Assistant to the Director, Liza  manages the department budget and purchases materials for the ETI, i.e. HESI testing, computers/peripherals, CAI software, clinical supplies, and teaching software for curriculum.

Phone: (412) 624-6912 E-mail: eir@pitt.edu

Dillon Monier

Audio Visual Specialist

Responsible for audio and visual equipment maintenance and deployment and inventory of media including videos, DVDs, and classroom software. Coordinates classroom and equipment reservations and scheduling with the Office of the Registrar.

Phone: (412) 383-4431 E-mail: djm199@pitt.edu

Chase Ettinger

Systems Support Analyst

Maintains the Labs and is responsible for installing and repairing the school’s computers. Helps assists other analysts with graphic production and Skills/Simulation Lab upkeep. Chase is the point person for TopHat within the school, as well as the Turning Point expert. Chase also assists in technical help for all computer testing. This includes Kaplan, Exam Soft, and Insight Assessment. 

Phone: (412) 624-8601 E-mail: che20@pitt.edu

Alex Hoeffler

IT Coordinator 

Alex  is the IT Coordinator for the School of Nursing. Alex is responsible for installing, maintaining and repairing the school’s computers as well as providing support to the Distance Education program. .  Alex is also responsible for maintaining the servers located within the building. These include the Rees server that monitors all Sub-Zero refrigerators, the helpdesk server, and the B-Line server that is used for simulation. Alex is also proficient in troubleshooting all simulation software and assists in troubleshooting all computer testing, including Exam Soft for nursing’s Anesthesia students. Alex is also the liaison between the school and the servers housed at the Network Operation Center in RIDC Park. 

Phone: (412) 648-4011 E-mail: alh194@pitt.edu

Mohammed Hajjaj, BSIS

Systems Support Analyst

Mohammed is responsible for the upkeep of all classroom computers, all skills lab computers, and all computer lab computers. He also assists the other analysts with the more than 400 computer help tickets per month that the ETI receives. 

Phone (412) 624-2419 E-mail: moh33@pitt.edu

Larry Zajdel

Audio Visual Specialist - Part-time evening

Responsible for audio and visual equipment maintenance and deployment and inventory of media including videos, DVDs, and classroom software. Coordinates classroom and equipment reservations and scheduling with the Office of the Registrar.

Phone (412) 624-2419 E-mail: laz50@pitt.edu