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Nazareth Welcomes New Chair of Nursing

  • Published: July 25, 2011

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Nazareth Welcomes New Chair of Nursing

Nazareth College’s School of Health and Human Services is proud to announce that Jeanine Seguin Santelli of Keuka Park, N.Y. has been hired as chair of the nursing department.

Previously, Santelli was a professor of nursing at Keuka College and the executive director of Genetic Nurses Credentialing Commission. At Keuka, she also held the position of assistant vice president for academic programs. Prior to her positions at Keuka College, she worked as a nursing coordinator at Camp Whitman on Seneca Lake in Dresden, N.Y. from 2007-2009, and as an acute care evening supervisor at Thompson Health System in Canandaigua, N.Y. from 1989-1994. Santelli has held several faculty appointments at institutions such as: Keuka College; University of Rochester; St. John Fisher College; Nazareth College; Kaplan Educational Centers; Syracuse University; and Finger Lakes Community College.

Santelli graduated with a bachelor’s in nursing from Keuka College. She then received a master’s in adult primary care, medical/surgical nursing and teaching from Syracuse University. Santelli earned a doctorate in nursing from Widener University. She is certified as an adult and gerontologic nurse practitioner.

Founded in 1924, Nazareth College is located on a close-knit, suburban campus in the dynamic, metropolitan region of Rochester, N.Y. The College offers challenging academic programs in the liberal arts and sciences and professional programs in health and human services, education, and management. Nazareth's strong cultures of service and community prepare students to be successful professionals and engaged citizens. The College enrolls approximately 2,000 undergraduate students and 1,000 graduate students.

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