Kathleen Motacki, MSN, RN, BC, Associate Clinical Professor at Saint Peter’s College School of Nursing, Jersey City, New Jersey. She is a referral liaison at Children’s Specialized Hospital, New Brunswick, New Jersey. She holds board certification in pediatric nursing from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). She has recently been appointed to the ANCC Pediatric Content Expert Panel. She is Vice-President for Saint Peter’s College for Mu-Theta-at-Large Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society. Professor Motacki obtained her BSN and MSN from Kean University, Union, New Jersey. She has published a continuing nursing education series for contact hours, “Safe Patient Handling in Pediatrics” in the Journal of Pediatric Nursing. Her book publications include Nursing Delegation and Management of Patient Care Mosby/Elsevier, The Illustrated Guide to Safe Patient Handling and Movement, Springer Publishing. She has presented the Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society Biennium and was the keynote speaker at the Founders Day for the New Jersey Consortium of Chapters. She is a nurse philanthropist, and her volunteer efforts include: Our Lady of Fatima Rehabilitation Center in Liberia, Africa; Children’s Specialized Hospital, New Brunswick, and the Sierra-Leone School of Nursing in Sierra-Leone Africa.
Neeta Bahal O’Mara, PharmD, BCPS, is a board-certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist
and is licensed in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. She is presently employed as a consultant at Coldstream Consulting Company in Skilllman, New Jersey, as a Clinical Pharmacist at Dialysis Clinic Inc. in North Brunswick, New Jersey, as a Drug Information Consultant at Pharmacist’s Letter/Prescriber’s Letter, Stockton, California, and as Associate Editor for Jones and Bartlett Learning for the Pocket Pharmacopoeia, Sudbury, Massachusetts. Her past experience was as a clinical pharmacist and family practice specialist at Methodist Hospital of Indiana in Indianapolis and Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Butler University, Indianapolis, Indiana. Dr. Bahal O’Mara was a Fellow in Pediatric Pharmacotherapy at the Wexner Institute for Pediatric Research / Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy from the Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, and her Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her professional affiliations include The American College of Clinical Pharmacy, the American Society of Hospital Pharmacists, the New Jersey Pharmaceutical Association, Rho Chi Pharmaceutical Honor Society, and the Kappa Epsilon Professional Pharmaceutical Fraternity. She has received many honors and awards, including Faculty of the Year from Family Practice Residency, Methodist Hospital. She has numerous areas of research experience, is widely published in peer-reviewed journals, and has authored several book chapters.
Toros Kapoian, MD, FAACP, is a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Medicine and Dentistry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, New Jersey. He has specialty training in Kidney Transplantation and Clinical Hypertension. He serves as the Medical Director of the Kidney Center of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, and at the Dialysis Clinic, Inc. (DCI) facilities in North Brunswick and at Madison Center, where he also directs the Infection Control and Prevention Program. Dr. Kapoian is President of the Board of Trustees of the TransAtlantic Renal Council and serves on the Board of Trustees of the End Stage Renal Disease Network for New Jersey, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. He has expertise in both state and federal regulations pertaining to the care of patients with chronic kidney disease and teaches a structured approach to all aspects of quality assurance performance improvement, including infection control and prevention to nurses and health care providers alike.
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