Contacts for Graduate Programs

For more information on particular aspects of Misericordia University, contact the individuals listed below at 570-674-6400 (toll-free at 866-262-6363) between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm. Other university personnel are listed in the directory section of this catalog.

Academic Affairs

Dr. Charles J. Brody, Vice President of Academic Affairs

Admissions and Financial Aid

Karen Cefalo, Assistant Director of Admissions

Kimberly Spencer, Student Financial Services Counselor (student last name begins with A-L)

Kathy Pesta, Student Financial Services Counselor (student last name begins with M-Z)

Program Directors


Dr. Anne Papalia


Health Informatics

Dr. Brenda Hage


Doctor of Nursing Practice

Dr. Brenda Hage


Master of Science in Nursing

Dr. Cathy Speace


Master of Business Administration

Dr. Corina Slaff


Occupational Therapy

Dr. Grace Fisher


Organizational Management

Dr. Corina Slaff


Physical Therapy

Dr. Susan P. Barker


Physician Assistant Studies

Mr. Jack Goble


Speech-language Pathology

Dr. Glen Tellis

Student Life

Vice President of Student Life

Kathleen Foley




Graduate e-mail Address