Five Women Join the Faculty at Wilkes University

Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, has announced the appointment of five women to its faculty.

LoriAnn Pajalich was named an assistant professor of nursing. She was a clinical specialist in the education department at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center. She has previously taught at East Stroudsburg University in Pennsylvania and Marywood University in Scranton.

Pajalich holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in nursing from Wilkes University.

Margaret M. Pavlac is a visiting instructor in chemistry. She has been an adjunct professor of chemistry at Wilkes for the past year.

Pavlac is a graduate of Bucknell University and is completing her doctoral degree at the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry.

Maureen Schoch was appointed an assistant professor of nursing. For the past 18 years, she has been an instructor of nursing at Pennsylvania State University.

Dr. Schoch is a graduate of Villanova University. She holds a master’s degree from Syracuse University and a doctorate from Penn State.

Lisbeth Turner is a new assistant professor of nursing. She was a pediatric nurse practitioner in the children’s bone marrow transplant unit at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Turner is a graduate of Hahnemann University in Philadelphia and holds a master’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania.

Pei Zhang was named an assistant professor of mathematics. She was an instructor of mathematics at Northwestern State University of Louisiana in Natchitoches.

Dr. Zhang is a graduate of South China Normal University. She earned a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in applied mathematics from the University of Louisiana Lafayette.

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