Dr. Catherine Sirangelo-Elbadawy

Dean, Nursing and Health Sciences

Catherine A. Sirangelo-Elbadawy
Building F, Room 302
Journal Square Campus

Personal Pronouns: She/Her
Country of Origin/Citizenship/Nationality:
United States

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Health Science, Seton Hall University
  • M.S., Nursing Education, Columbia University Teachers College
  • B.S.N., Seton Hall University


  • Certified in Nursing Education (Drexel University)
  • CCRN (Critical Care Registered Nursing)
  • Implicit Bias Training, Title IX | Sexual Harassment

Classes Taught at HCCC 

  • Health and Wellness, HLT-104
  • Medical Law and Ethics, HLT-210


Dean Sirangelo-Elbadawy is a Registered Professional Nurse with both clinical and administrative experience. She oversees the School of Nursing and Health Professions and has worked in higher education for over 20 years.

Dean Sirangelo-Elbadawy has dedicated her career to providing patient care as a nurse, and to educating and training women and men to serve in the nursing and health-related fields. Prior to being named HCCC Associate Dean of Nursing and Health Sciences, she served as the HCCC Director of Health-related Programs. Earlier in her career, Dean Sirangelo-Elbadawy served as Vice President, and as Director of Education at Franciscan Health System of New Jersey. She was also Education Coordinator at St. Francis Hospital; Senior Instructor at St. Francis School of Nursing; Clinical Coordinator at New Beth Israel Medical Center Intensive Care Unit (ICU); and Staff Nurse at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center.

Hobbies/Interests: Dean Sirangelo-Elbadawy plays the piano and loves to watercolor.