Nursing Lab - Staff
Programs in Nursing

Dr. Albert and Gloria Shaheen
Nursing Lab


Faculty / Staff

Nancy J. Vaccaro, M.S.

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Nancy J. Vaccaro, M.S.
Phone: (315) 792-3119
Office: R203 Romano Hall


Nancy Vaccaro, M.S., R.N., Assistant Professor of Nursing came to Utica College 2004 as the Lab Coordinator/Clinical Coordinator to the School of Health Professions and Education. She coordinated the blueprints and the internal organization of the construction of the state-of-the-art Nursing Lab in Romano Hall. The opening of the lab took place in the fall of 2007.

Nancy has been very active in setting up experiences in the lab for all learning levels within the nursing program. In 2005 she joined the International Association of Clinical Lab Simulation (INACLS) and the New York State Resource group (NYSRG). In fall of 2009, Nancy accepted the position of Assistant professor of Nursing. She is the Simulation Learning System Coordinator, and will be implementing this technology (leveled clinical scenarios and electronic medical record) in the fall of 2010 in collaboration with Elizabeth Gleasman. She plans to explore other opportunities for clinical simulation research, including interdisciplinary use of simulation. In addition, Nancy is credentialed and works per-diem as a hospital supervisor in a local facility.


Sara Manning, MS, RN, CHSE
Simulation Coordinator, School of Health Professions
230 White Hall

(315) 792-3059
(315) 792-3006
1600 Burrstone Road | Utica, NY 13502