Jefferson School of Nursing Alumni


Thomas Jefferson University is proud to share Alumni Spotlights! See below to read profiles of graduates, including career highlights and advice for others pursuing a career in their fields.

Current students: Many alumni are willing and interested in providing mentorship services to students like career advice, internships or sharing of professional contacts.

Alumni: If you would like to fill out a spotlight, click here. If you're looking for networking opportunities, search the Online Directory to connect with others.


Anthony Angelow, BSN '05

Anthony Angelow, BSN '05

JSN • Bachelor of Science, Nursing • Coordinator, Nurse Practitioner Program, Rowan University

Melissa Cartolano, BSN '11

Melissa Cartolano, BSN '11

JSN • Bachelor of Science, Nursing, FACT program • Emergency department nurse, Kennedy Health System

Nicholas Covone, BSN '13

Nicholas Covone, BSN '13

JSN • Bachelor of Science, Nursing • Emergency department nurse, Lehigh Valley Health Network

Stacy Elles, RN-BSN '11

JSN • RN-BSN Program • Clinical nurse manager, Bayada Home Care

Denise Faraone Diaz, BSN '00

Denise Faraone Diaz, BSN '00

JSN • Bachelor of Science, Nursing • Clinical Editor, Elsevier Inc.

Alyssa Hussain, BSN '12

JSN • Bachelor of Science, Nursing • Clinical care nurse, U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps

Peter Leporati, BSN '83

Peter Leporati, BSN '83

JSN • Bachelor of Science, Nursing • Quality management specialist, Department of Veterans Affairs

Anne Markham, BSN '93, DNP '11

Anne Markham, BSN '93, DNP '11

JSN • Bachelor of Science, Nursing; Doctor of Nursing Practice • Nurse practitioner, experimental therapeutics, medical oncology, Thomas Jefferson University

Maureen Palumbo, RN '63

Maureen Palumbo, RN '63

JSN • Nurse diploma program • Retired registered nurse and licensed professional counselor

Joyce Shaffer, RN '61

Joyce Shaffer, RN '61

JSN • Nurse diploma program • Clinical associate professor, University of Washington; psychologist, private practice

Lisa Wus, MS '02

JSN • Master of Science, Nursing • Clinical nurse specialist, ICCU, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital; adjunct clinical professor, LaSalle University
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