OUR TEAM

Carolyn Haines, MSN, FNP-C

Carolyn Haines, MSN, FNP-C

Director of NMPCC | chaines@udel.edu

Carolyn Haines is the NMPCC’s director and a full-time primary care provider. She is a family Nurse Practitioner with many years of primary care emergency department experience. She has both her BSN and MSN. Haines’ interest areas include chronic care management of diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, women’s health, health promotion and acute care management.

Susan Conaty-Buck, DNP, FNP-C

Susan Conaty-Buck, DNP, FNP-C

sconaty@udel.edu

Susan Conaty-Buck is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner with many years experience caring for patients of all ages. Dr. Conaty-Buck practices patient-centered care and encourages patient communication and collaboration with a goal of improving health and wellness. She is also an assistant professor in the School of Nursing. Dr. Conaty-Buck completed her Doctor of Nursing Practice and Master of Nursing degrees. Her research interests include healthcare informatics.

Sandy Elliott, CNM, MSN

Sandy Elliott, CNM, MSN

selliott@udel.edu

Sandy is a Certified Nurse Midwife with over 25 years of experience in Women’s Health. She has worked in a variety of practices in Delaware, caring for women from Adolescence through Menopause. She is currently a full-time Instructor in the School of Nursing at the University of Delaware. Her areas of interest include incorporating the needs of the LGBTQ community into primary care, presenting various contraceptive options for all women, and providing options for women with menopausal symptoms.
Stephanie Hall, MSN, FNP-C

Stephanie Hall, MSN, FNP-C

sthall@udel.edu

Stephanie Hall is a master’s prepared certified family Nurse Practitioner with over 18 years of experience in adult and pediatric primary care. Her areas of interest include hypertension, hyperlipidemia, asthma/allergy, rehab medicine and health/wellness promotion and disease prevention. She endorses a collaborative care and evidence-based approach to health care and encourages her patients/families to be active in the decision-making process for successful outcomes.
Jenny Hughes, MSN, FNP-BC

Jenny Hughes, MSN, FNP-BC

jlhughes@udel.edu

Jenny Hughes is a family Nurse Practitioner, part-time Instructor and clinical site director for the graduate Nurse Practitioner Program. She has 18 years experience in primary care and specializes in the care of diabetes and women’s health. She is also is a member of our Parkinson’s Clinic.

Beatrice Gaynor, PhD FNP-BC

Beatrice Gaynor, PhD FNP-BC

bgaynor@udel.edu

Beatrice Gaynor is an experienced Family Nurse Practitioner certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She has worked clinically in geriatrics, critical care, family practice, and adolescent health. Beatrice’s research focus is exploring the gap between research based knowledge and clinical utilization of disease risk measurements in primary care.

Regina (Jeannie) McCann

Regina (Jeannie) McCann

reginamc@udel.edu

Jeannie coordinates scheduling for the Center and answers all patient questions about insurance eligibility and Center services. Prior to joining our team, Jeannie spent many years as an Ophthalmic Technician and as an Office Manager at a plastic surgery office. Jeannie enjoys helping new patients become acquainted with our practice, and loves being a part of the UD community!

Christine Smith, RN, BSN

Christine Smith, RN, BSN

casmith@udel.edu

Care Coordinator Christine Smith has been a registered nurse for over 25 years. In addition to her clinical experience, Christine worked for many years in managed care, in Case Management, Quality Management and Medical Record Review. Christine coordinates referrals to clinical partners and community agencies and works with patients to ensure that they are informed on preventive care opportunities. Christine serves as a mentor to our undergraduate nursing students.

Iriana Somarriba

Iriana Somarriba

iriana@udel.edu

Iriana is a member of our front desk team. She is bilingual (English/Spanish) and enjoys making all of our patients feel comfortable and become established in the practice, especially those whose first language is Spanish. Iriana is currently taking classes toward a degree in Business. She loves the positive energy in the NMPCC and at UD in general! Si usted habla Español, por favor pregunte por Iriana.

Patti Szwetkowski, AA

Patti Szwetkowski, AA

pattiszw@udel.edu

Patti is the Office Manager for the Nurse Managed Primary Care Center, where she ensures the daily operations run smoothly. In addition to managing the office, she also handles all of the insurance/billing needs for the Center. Patti completed her Associate’s degree in Business Administration in her hometown of Harrisburg, PA.

Parkinson’s Disease Clinic

Tanya Heggans, JD

Tanya Heggans, JD

theggans@udel.edu

Tanya Heggans is the Practice Analytics Consultant for the PD Clinic. She works with the clinic administration, research director and biostatistician on integration of telemedicine outcomes data and generation of reports from this data. She received her BA from the University of Michigan and JD from the University of Detroit Mercy.

Nutrition Counseling 

Sharon Collison, MS, RD, LDN, CSSD

Sharon Collison, MS, RD, LDN, CSSD

scolliso@udel.edu

Sharon Collison is a licensed, registered dietitian, board certified in sports dietetics. Collison has a master’s degree in human nutrition with a focus in exercise physiology and sports nutrition. She specializes in providing medical nutrition therapy for weight management, disordered eating, sports, wellness and cardiovascular nutrition.
Maryann Eastep

Maryann Eastep

meastep@udel.edu

Maryann Eastep is a registered dietitian for more than 25 years. She has a master’s in health promotion. Previously, she provided consulting dietitian services to schools, long-term care facilities, adult day care centers, bariatric centers and psychiatric hospitals. She provides Medical Nutrition Therapy for weight management (including bariatric nutrition) diabetes, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal and renal nutrition.

 

Health Coaching

Tara Leonard

Tara Leonard

taral@udel.edu

Tara Leonard is a clinical instructor and health coach with a master’s degree in health promotion. Her expertise includes health behavior change through health coaching in individual and group settings.

Exercise Counseling 

2016 publicity photo of Brittany Overstreet, Assistant Professor in Kinesiology and Applied Physiology. - (Evan Krape / University of Delaware)

Brittany Overstreet

In addition to teaching undergraduate courses, Overstreet is an assistant professor and co-coordinator of the Clinical Exercise Physiology Masters program. Brittany is also a Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist through the American College of Sports Medicine. She earned her PhD at the University of Tennessee.

Guy Scotolati - Kinesiology and Applied Physiology

Guy Scotolati

Scotolati is a clinical instructor at the University of Delaware. In addition to his teaching responsibilities, he oversees the clinical internship rotations for the graduate clinical exercise physiology students. Scotolati earned his BS at the University of Delaware and his MS at West Chester University. He has more than 20 years experience in clinical exercise physiology settings.