Faculty and Staff



Paulette J. Thabault, DNP, APRN, JD, FAANP

  • Professor and Director

  • Undergraduate and Graduate School of Nursing
  • Interests: Health Policy, Advanced Practice, Adult Health, Obesity, Chronic Disease, Motivational Interviewing, International Service, Online Education
  • pthabaul@norwich.edu
  • 802.485.2672
Educational background
DNP, Northeastern University
MSN, Simmons College
BSN, University of Washington
ADN, University of Vermont
JD, New England School of Law


Jessica Wood, DNP, RNC-OB

  • Assistant Professor
  • Interests: Maternal/Child Health, Women’s Health and Childbearing Families, Adult Health, Medical-Surgical Nursing, Technical Innovations in Healthcare
  • jwood3@norwich.edu
  • 802.485.2603
Educational background
DNP, Duke University
MSN, Norwich University
BSN, University of New Hampshire

Llynne Kiernan, DNP MSN, RN-BC

  • Assistant Professor
  • Interests: Medical Surgical nursing, Health Assessment and Promotion, Fundamentals of Nursing and clinical skill instruction, Vital Simulation and High Fidelity Simulation for Medical Surgical I & II
  • kllynne@norwich.edu
  • 802.485.2758
Educational background
MSN, Drexel University
BSN, University of Vermont

Kate Healy, DNP, RN, ACNP-BC

  • Assistant Professor
  • Interests: Simulation, Adult Health, Medical-Surgical, Acute Care, Cardiology, Oncology
  • khealy1@norwich.edu
  • 802.485.2870
Educational background
DNP, MGH Institute of Health Professions
MSN, University of Pennsylvania
BSN, University of Pennsylvania

Lorraine B. Pitcher, MSN, RN

  • Lecturer, Clinical Instructor
  • Interests: Medical-Surgical Nursing, GI Nursing, Critical Care
  • lpitcher@norwich.edu
  • 802.485.2939
Educational background
MSN, Norwich University
BSN, University of Rochester

Lisa Hardy, MSN, CNM

  • Lecturer
  • Interests: Women’s Health, Vulnerable Populations, Maternal Depression
  • lhardy@norwich.edu
  • 802.485.2613
Educational background
MSN, Yale University

Lili Martin, MSN, RN

  • Lecturer
  • Interests: Medical-Surgical Nursing, Global Health, Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgical Specialty
  • lmartin2@norwich.edu
  • 802.485.2918
Educational background
MSN, Norwich University
BSN, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

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