Faculty & Staff
Stephanie B. Woodruff, DNP, MSN, CRNA
Stephanie B. Woodruff, DNP, MSN, CRNA is the Program Director of the Nurse Anesthesia Program. With over 23 years of clinical experience, she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing at Georgetown University and then became a Women’s Healthcare Nurse Practitioner through the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Woodruff returned to the University of Pennsylvania to receive her second master’s degree in Nurse Anesthesia. Her most recent degree is from Wilmington University where she completed a Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP). Her DNP project focused on Patient Satisfaction with Anesthesia. She continues to work as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist per diem at Reading Health System in Reading, PA.
Wendy J. Robb, PhD, MSN, RN, CNE
Chair of Nursing Department
B.S.N., Gwynedd Mercy College
M.S.N., DeSales University
Ph.D., Widener University
Certified Nurse Educator
Wendy J. Robb joined the Cedar Crest College Nursing Department in Fall 2000. Her background includes work as a clinical nurse specialist in adult acute care, particularly trauma care. She is also an experienced clinical research coordinator, with expertise in the area of complementary and alternative healing.
Wendy has published and presented nationally and internationally on a variety of topics and has traveled to nursing schools in Ghana, West Africa and Sweden as part of international exchanges. She has participated in several national grants and maintains certification as a nurse educator by the National League for Nursing.
Memberships & Awards
American Holistic Nurses Association, American Association of Colleges of Nursing, National League for Nurses, Pennsylvania League for Nurses, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Theta Rho Chapter
Tamara Eddinger, BA
Office Manager, Clinical Liaison
Tammy Eddinger earned an associate’s degree from Allentown Business School and an undergraduate degree in Management from Cedar Crest College. Tammy has been the Office Manager in the Nursing Department for 12 years. She manages all clinical site affiliation agreements, student clinical requirements and student registrations.
Eileen Fruchtl, MSN, RN, CNE
Lori Yesenofski, MSN, RN, CCRN, CTC
Professor Yesenofski attained a nursing diploma from Pottsville Hospital School of Nursing, a BSN from Kutztown University and an MSN from Drexel University, with a concentration in clinical trials research. She worked as a clinical ICU nurse, caring for trauma and burn patients. She has also held positions as a clinical trials coordinator, products nurse, telehealth nurse coordinator and clinical education consultant. She has a passion for the role medical technology can play in improving patient care, and is excited to be part of the new simulation lab at CCC. She enjoys teaching, mentoring and working with students. She is also passionate about medical mission work, and has engaged in two trips to Haiti, providing patient care and teaching clinical staff and Haitian nursing students.
Nicole DiRado, M.Ed
Administrative Assistant-Graduate Programs
Nicole DiRado graduated from Cedar Crest College with an undergraduate degree in Anthropology and graduate degree in Education. Nicole has been the Administrative Assistant for the Graduate Nursing Programs for three years. She also manages the social media accounts for the nursing department.