Nursing and Allied Health Faculty

Madelyn Danner

Associate Professor of Nursing

B.S., St John's College Maryland
M.S., University of Delaware

Professor Danner teaches Medical-Surgical nursing to fourth-semester students. She enjoys using a variety of creative classroom techniques, such as case scenarios, simulation, and games, to actively engage her students in learning. Ms. Danner has a strong background in critical care and emergency nursing and maintains certification in these specialties. She is also a certified nurse educator.

Phone: 443-412-2348

Sonia Galvan

Assistant Professor

B.S.N., Towson University
M.S.N., Towson University

Sonia Galvan has been a registered nurse specializing in cardiac and critical care for 12 years. During that time, she has practiced in the Baltimore metropolitan area and upstate New York, working in a variety of patient care settings. She was published several times by Nursing Spectrum and Good Samaritan's Timepiece, for which she wrote brief commentaries on nursing. She has been certified as a critical care nurse for three years.

As part of her graduate work at Towson University, Ms. Galvan teamed with Dr. Joanna Basuray to found a health clinic that specializes in screening the local immigrant community, particularly the African population. She has taught for Prince George's Community College and the Community College of Baltimore County, and now is in her first year as course-coordinator of medical-surgical nursing at Harford Community College.

Phone: 443-412-2545

Deborah Greener-Orr

Faculty - Nursing

B.S., Wayne State University
M.S., University of Utah
Ph.D., University of Utah

Phone: 443-412-2385

Judith Grimm

Associate Professor of Nursing

B.S.N., College of Saint Benedict
M.S.N., West Virginia University

Prior to joining the faculty in 1988 as the Director of Nursing Studies, Professor Grimm taught maternal-newborn nursing at Davis & Elkins College in southern West Virginia. Additionally, she has served in various staff-nurse and clinical-coordinator roles in both in-patient and out-patient settings.

Since joining the faculty, Professor Grimm has been awarded a development grant from the Helene Fuld Trust for the expansion and development of the nursing skills laboratory. She contributed to the USAID Partnership between Harford Community College and Moscow Medical College in the curriculum development of nursing education in Russia.

Professor Grimm has served as president of the Maryland Association of Associate Degree Nursing Directors and is a member of the National League for Nursing; the Association of Women's Health, Obstetrical, and Neonatal Nursing; Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honorary Society; and Phi Delta Kappa Honorary Education Society. Professor Grimm is a recipient of the NISOD Award for Excellence as well as several HCC Innovator of the Year Awards.

Phone: 443-412-2371

Julie Kocur

Assistant Professor of Nursing

A.S., Essex Comm College
B.S., Univ Maryland College Park
B.S.N., Notre Dame of MD University
M.S., Western Governors Univ

Since 2008, Professor Kocur has taught a variety of medical-surgical clinical courses at Harford Community College. She joined the Nursing department full-time in 2010 and has taught theory, skills laboratory, and clinical for Medical-Surgical 3 and Fundamentals of Nursing. She continues to work part-time at the Upper Chesapeake Medical Center as a float nurse.

Professor Kocur is a Baltimore native who has lived in Harford County for more than 10 years. She loves sharing her passion for nursing with students and encourages any interested student to contact her with questions.

Phone: 443-412-2313

Theresa Libershal

Assistant Professor of Nursing

B.S.N., Johns Hopkins Sch of Nursing
M.A., Notre Dame of MD University

Theresa Libershal has taught full-time at HCC since 2004. She teaches courses in Fundamentals of Nursing and Contemporary Issues in Nursing. She also serves as a faculty liaison in the final semester of the program for students in their practicum settings.

Theresa has worked in various fields of nursing, both at the bedside and in management roles. She is a member of the American Nurses' Association and is active in volunteer work as a parish nurse and at the Family & Children's Adult Day program on the HCC campus.

Phone: 443-412-2437

Carlotta Lindhorst

Medical Assisting Faculty

A.A., Harford Comm College

Phone: 443-412-2623

Rosemarie Sedney

Faculty Term Appointment

B.S.N., Towson University
M.S., Univ Maryland Baltimore

Phone: 443-412-2433

Tina Zimmerman

Professor of Nursing

B.S.N., Washington Adventist Univ
M.S.N., St Louis University

Professor Zimmerman has taught at HCC since January 1990. Previously she taught at Southern University, Indiana State University, and Cecil College. She currently teaches medical- surgical nursing.

Professor Zimmerman served as Division Chair of Nursing, Allied Health, and Physical Education at HCC from 1994 to 1998.

She currently serves as a trustee of the Nursing Foundation of Maryland and is an active member of the Maryland Nurses Association, which honored her with the Outstanding Nurse Educator Award in 1998. Professor Zimmerman has a strong commitment to international education and from 1996 to 2002 was involved with the implementation of nursing reform in Moscow, Russia.

Phone: 443-412-2267