National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties

Denise Pacholski, MSN, RN, CNP

I became an RN in 1992 and furthered my education and became an Adult-Gero NP in 2000.  For the past 16 years, I have worked clinically in Internal Medicine and have experience with skilled and long term care. I have taught at Kent State University since 2007, and for the past year, have been the AGPCNP Concentration Coordinator.

Patricia Baller, MSN, RN, CNM

Patti Baller is a Senior Lecturer, who has been teaching in the Adult-Gero NP program for the last 19 years and the Women's Health program for 1 year. She has been an RN for 40 years and a practicing nurse-midwife for 32 years and has a special interest in Women’s Health. She has previously served on active duty in the Army Nurse Corps for almost 10 years as an RN and nurse-midwife. She has served on numerous College of Nursing committees and is a member of Faculty Senate.