Office or Program: School of Nursing and Health Sciences

Dr. Amster is the Founding Director of the undergraduate, graduate, and PreSLP programs. She is an ASHA Fellow and a Board Certified Specialist in Fluency Disorders. She served as the Pennsylvania […]

Ryan Husak, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

September 28, 2023

Dr. Husak is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at La Salle University and a licensed and certified speech-language pathologist. He has worked in a […]

Lisa Laura completed her undergraduate work at Duke University with degrees in zoology (biology) and psychology with a concentration in neuroscience. She went on to attend law school and received […]

Lisa Alberts, DNP

March 9, 2023

Lisa Alberts is a dually board certified advanced practice nurse in both adult health and psychiatric mental health.  She has over 30 years of nursing experience in a variety of healthcare […]

Dr. Laurie Colborn joined La Salle University in 2018 as the Clinical Nursing Coordinator for the La Salle Neighborhood Nursing Center, providing preventive health and wellness nursing services throughout the […]

Dr. Laura B. Frank, Ph.D., R.D., L.D.N., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Urban Public Health and Nutrition. Dr. Frank has more than 25 years of university teaching […]

Kristen Overbaugh Ph.D., RN, is an Associate Professor of Nursing. She has teaching experience in clinical and didactic undergraduate courses focused on adult health, acute care, cardiovascular, palliative and hospice […]

Kathleen Monforto, Ph.D.

March 9, 2023

Dr. Kathleen Monforto joined the faculty at La Salle University in August 2018. Her clinical expertise is pediatrics. Prior to coming to La Salle University, Dr. Monforto worked at a quaternary, not-for-profit, […]

Kathleen Neumeister received her BSN from Holy Family College (now Holy Family University) in 1986 and  her MSN in 1993 from La Salle College (now La Salle University).  She also […]

As Dean, Dr. Czekanski is responsible for the administrative leadership of the departments within the School of Nursing and Health Sciences and serves as the chief nurse administrator for the […]