Senior Lecturer

In 2005, Penn Nursing became the first Ivy League university to offer a nurse anesthesia degree, and in 2016, it became the first school in the Delaware Valley to offer a Doctor of Nursing Practice for Nurse Anesthetists (DNP-NA) degree. Lori Ann Winner, the associate director of the new program, worked with former director Kelly L. Wiltse Nicely, PhD, MSN, CRNA to develop the curriculum.

Nothing brings me more satisfaction than shaping the future and practice of nurse anesthesia.” 


  • MSN, Temple University , 2004
  • BSN, Villanova University, 1996