Accomplished Faculty Both Inside and Outside the Classroom

Meet Dr. Catharine Critz
Professor of Nursing

As a professor of nursing, Dr. Catharine Critz teaches many courses at HPU including: pediatrics, health assessment, lifespan development, and much more.  Having received her Master’s and PhD in nursing from Syracuse University, and working as a Pediatric Nurse for over 10 years, Dr. Critz is one of HPU’s most accomplished Academics.

As a full time teacher, Dr. Critz utilizes her academic knowledge and professional experience in the Nursing field an invaluable tools that help students to understand the ‘beyond the books’ aspects involved in nursing.  Her students are always well prepared for the exciting world of nursing.

Outside the classroom, Dr. Critz finds peace in the ocean, and cites surfing as her preservation tool and her ability to remain mentally and physically healthy.  An avid surfer, Dr. Critz also enjoys swimming, skiing, and cycling.  However, after nine years on here longboard, she has never missed a week of surfing.