Clinical Instructor

Loretta McManus is an accomplished healthcare executive with more than 25 years of experience in acute care hospitals and long term care and academic environments. She has fostered collaborative labor union relations and held leadership positions in a variety of diverse settings, including Silvercrest Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation, a 320-bed skilled nursing facility with a 40-bed step-down unit and post-acute services in New York, where she served as vice president of Nursing/Patient Care Services.

Awards and Recognition

  • 2015 Healthcare Association of New York State Pinnacle Award for Quality and Patient Safety, Post-Acute Care Program: Reducing Hospitalizations in Long Term Chronic Critical Residents and Patients

Associations and Affiliations

  • American Organization of Nurse Executives
  • American College of Healthcare Executives Nursing Advisory Board at York College
  • City University of New York Nursing Program Advisory Board at Mercy College
  • Kripalu Yoga Teachers Association
  • Licensed Nursing Home Administrator
  • Adjunct Professor, Mercy College

Areas of Expertise and/or Research

Acute care hospital settings, long-term care/complex environment, gerontology


  • M.S., Advanced Management, Kellogg Fellow for Leadership; New York University Robert Wagner School of Public Service
  • M.S., Allied Health Services Administration; Hunter College - The City University of New York
  • B.S., Biology; Marymount Manhattan College
  • Diploma; Catholic Medical Center School of Nursing


  • 802-656-9008
Office Location:

214 Rowell Building

Courses Taught

  • GRNS 401 - Leadership of Health Care Systems
  • GRNS 322 - Organization, Delivery and Financing of Health Care
  • Nursing 120 - Pathophysiology Teacher Assistant