Health Services Clinical Staff
Robin Schafer, CPNP, PMHNP-BC
Robin Schafer has been a nurse practitioner for more than 16 years, graduating with her first master's degree from Columbia University in 2001. Since then, she has specialized in school-based health including elementary, middle, high school and college health. After three years at Barnard College Health Services where she collaborated with an interdisciplinary team on eating disorders, Robin received her Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner degree and license from Stony Brook University. She covers as the director of the health services at Iona College and the medical provider at counseling services.
Therese Mosely-Saunders, FNP-BC
Therese Mosely-Saunders has just celebrated her 20th anniversary as the first nurse practitioner of Iona College. She has worked locally at Montefiore Hospital in the Emergency Department for 15 years. This New Rochelle native has been active with the New Rochelle Special Education PTA for more than 20 years and served as their past president. Therese is board certified as a family nurse practitioner.
Patty Furlong, DNP, ACNP-BC
Patty Furlong has more than 30 years of clinical experience working with cardiac surgery patient. She currently teaches at Dominican College in the undergraduate and graduate divisions. Patty has served as the president of the nursing honors society, Sigma Theta Tau, at large. She is board certified as an acute care nurse practitioner.
Michael Berkowitz, FNP
Michael Berkowitz is a graduate of Pace University's master's-level Family Nurse Practitioner Program. Michael is an experienced emergency-critical care nurse who worked in many New York City hospitals over the years. As an active Judo fourth degree black belt, and nationally certified coach-instructor, Michael is interested in sports health. He is a new member of the Iona Wellness Center who is enthusiastic to work with faculty to enhance the various health needs of Iona students. As a native New Yorker, Michael brings to the interdisciplinary team a commitment to diversity, equality and cultural needs of the Iona community.