Dr. Darlene DelPrato, Ph.D., R.N., Director of Nursing
Dr. Del Prato's varied career includes clinical experience in the practice areas of medical-surgical, labor and delivery, and cardio-thoracic intensive care. Dr. DelPrato holds a Ph.D. in Higher Post-secondary Education from Syracuse University School of Education, a M.S. in Clinical Nurse Specialist, Maternal-Newborn and Women’s Health Nursing from Syracuse University School of Nursing.
Dr. Linda Del Vecchio-Gilbert, DNP, CPNP-PC, ACHPN, CPON, Associate Professor
Dr. Del Vecchio-Gilbert is a board certified pediatric nurse practitioner for which her clinical practice includes pediatrics, pediatric hematology/oncology, and pediatric palliative and end-of-life care. She is board certified in pain management, pediatric oncology, and advanced hospice and palliative care. Dr. Del Vecchio-Gilbert holds a doctorate of nursing practice from Simmons College, an M.S. in Nursing from Emory University, and a B.S. in Nursing from the University of Rhode Island.
Dr. Carol Patton, Dr.PH, RN, FNP-BC, CRNP, CNE, Associate Professor
Dr. Patton is an ANCC certified family nurse practitioner and maintains a clinical practice as well as being an NLN Certified Nurse Educator (CNE). Dr. Patton earned a B.S. in nursing degree from Pennsylvania State University, an M.S. in primary care nursing from West Virginia University and a Doctoral Degree in Public Health (Dr.PH) from the University of Pittsburgh School of Public Health with emphasis in Health Services Administration.
Mary Barlas, MSN, RN, CDOE, Adjunct Instructor
Mary Barlas has been a Registered Nurse for many years with an emphasis in quality, education and program development. She has clinical experience in cardiac, critical care, and trauma nursing. Ms. Barlas has a M.S. in Nursing Education and a B.S. in Nursing from South University. She is a Certified Diabetes Outpatient Educator (CDOE) for the State of Rhode Island..
Pamela Levesque, RN, Adjunct Professor
Ms. Levesque is a certified Nurse Pracitiioner. She is a doctoral (DNP) candidate at Regis College, and holds a M.S. in Nursing from Northeastern University and a B.S. in Nursing from the University of New Hampshire.
New England Tech is institutionally accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) Commission on Institutions of Higher Education. The RN to BS Nursing program is a candidate for accreditation by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission. Additionally, the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) has awarded New England Institute of Technology NLNAC accreditation for its RN program, the Associate of Science in Nursing.