Annette Wysocki.

Dean; Professor

Annette Wysocki, PhD, RN, FAAN, FNYAM, is an internationally recognized researcher and administrator. Her research focus is the pathophysiology of delayed healing in chronic wounds. Wysocki is a manuscript reviewer for several peer-reviewed journals and a member of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Research Leader Network Program Planning Committee. She was previously the director of the National Institute of Nursing Research’s Division of Intramural Research and chief of the Wound Healing Laboratory at the National Institutes of Health. 

Yu-Ping Chang.

Associate Dean for Research; Professor; Patricia H. and Richard E. Garman Endowed Professor

In addition to her role as the Associate Dean for Research & Scholarship, Yu Ping Chang, PhD, RN, is an associate professor teaching courses that include Quantitative Research Methods and Data Management and Analysis with SPSS. Her areas of research include substance use and prescription medication use in older adults and caregiving and medication management for individuals with dementia.

Suzanne Dickerson.

Associate Dean, Research Doctoral Program; Associate Dean for Faculty Development; Professor

Suzanne Dickerson, DNS,RN, focuses her research on patient/technology interactions.  She has studied various patient populations including internal cardiac defibrillator (ICD) recipients, sleep apnea patients undergoing treatment with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP), and cancer patients using the internet to seek help and support for sleep disturbances.  Additionally, she has expertise in mixed methods phenomenology.

Melinda Haas.

Melinda Haas, DNP, RN, FNP-BC

Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Programs; Clinical Assistant Professor

Melinda Haas is a clinical assistant professor of nursing and a family nurse practitioner at East Aurora Pediatrics. Her areas of interest include pediatric and adolescent care. 

Maeve Howett.

Maeve Howett, PhD, APRN, CPNP-PC, CNE, FAAN

Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives; Clinical Professor

In her role as associate dean for strategic initiatives, Maeve Howett provides vision, leadership, development, implementation and oversight to advance the strategic program priorities for the School of Nursing’s academic, research and practice/service missions amid new and evolving health care challenges. Her professional experience spans public and private nursing education, including curricula and accreditation, and academic and practice partnerships. 

Gary Mahon.

Gary E. Mahon

Associate Dean for Administrative Services

Gary E. Mahon has over 20 years of experience providing leadership and vision in utilizing data and technology to increase organizational productivity and capacity and served several years as chief financial officer in a vice president/decanal unit at the University at Buffalo. Mahon is well-versed in human resource administration, strategic planning and collaboration across units.