Loyola University Chicago

Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing

Alumni Board

Purpose of the Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing (MNSON) Alumni Board

The Alumni Board is organized for the purposes, and with the objectives:

  1. to encourage, promote, maintain, and perpetuate the friendships, community, and professional associations established during the study of nursing and other health care programs at the MNSON;
  2. to assist in the advancement of the interests, functions, and strategic plan of the MNSON in particular, and of Loyola University Chicago in general;
  3. to foster and maintain the honor, dignity, and integrity of the profession of nursing and other health care programs within the MNSON;
  4. to promote by any and all effective means the furtherance of the study of nursing, research in nursing, and the diffusion of knowledge of nursing, and to promote opportunities for the continuing education of the members of this alumni body;
  5. to do any and all things whatsoever which may be necessary and proper in order to accomplish the aforesaid purposes.

Alumni Board Members

  • Vicki A. Keough (MSN ‘91, PhD ’98)
    Dean and Professor, Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing
  • Susan Ryan (BSN ‘79, MSN ’85)
    President, Alumni Board
  • Anooja Rangnekar (BS ‘12)
    President Elect, Alumni Board
  • Danielle Balzano (BSN ‘14)
  • Ida Androwich (BSN ‘78)
  • Vicki Bacidore (MSN ‘06, DNP ’16)
  • Laura Bardowski (MSN ’11)
  • Kristin Drew (BSN ‘75)
  • Maggie O’Brien King (BSN ’68)
  • Anna O’Donnell (BSN ‘87, MSN ’11)
  • Ishani Patel (BSN ‘15)
  • Nancy Perovic (BSN ‘89)
  • Kara Podjasek (BSN ’14)
  • Anna Polyak (BSN ’99, JD ’04)
  • Jonathan Winarski (BS ’13)
  • Annette Wulf (BSN ’86)


If you would like to join the Alumni Board, or if you have a colleague you would like to nominate, please fill out this brief questionnaire.