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Nursing Faculty

Khaled Abuhatab, MS, RN

Adjunct Instructor
Phone: 301-696-3277
Email: abuhatab@hood.edu

Khaled Abuhatab teaches the Informatics and Health Care Technology course, which is part of the BSN Completion Program.

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Abuhatab earned his master’s degree in nursing informatics and education from Florida Atlantic University. His areas of interest include the technological advances in healthcare and education, distance learning, simulation and diversity.

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Jane Garvin, MS, CS, RN

Adjunct Instructor
Phone: 301-696-3277
Email: garvin@hood.edu

Jane Garvin, MS, CS, RN, retired professor of nursing and director of nursing education at Frederick Community College, teaches Trends in Health Care Delivery and Leadership in Nursing Practice.

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Garvin has 30 years of experience in nursing education. She earned a master’s degree in psychiatric/mental health nursing, and a second master’s degree in adult education. She was awarded professor emeritus status at Frederick Community College. In addition to her teaching experience, Garvin has clinical experience in emergency, trauma, critical care, orthopedic, medical-surgical, pediatric and psychiatric/mental health nursing. She was appointed to the Maryland Board of Nursing for two terms and served as its president for four years. She continues to serve on a board standing committee.

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April D. Kidd, BSN, MBA, NEA-BC

Adjunct Instructor
Phone: 301-636-3277
Email: kidd@hood.edu

April Kidd instructs Community Health Nursing in the BSN Completion Program. Kidd has more than 17 years of nursing experience in community and public health.

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She earned her bachelor of science in nursing from the University of Alabama in Birmingham and an MBA from Webster University in St. Louis, Mo. Kidd has served as an Army community health nurse and now as a commissioned cops officer with the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS). She attended the Army’s Principles of Preventive Medicine/ Community Health Nursing course in San Antonio, Texas, as well as many other public health trainings. As a USPHS Officer, Kidd has worked for the Office of the U.S. Surgeon General and the Food and Drug Administration. She holds the rank of commander in the USPHS, and currently works with the U.S. Department of Defense/ Medical Countermeasures, ensuring the military health system is prepared to treat conditions resulting from exposure to natural or manmade threats. Kidd is also pursuing her doctoral degree in nursing at Duquesne University.

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Carol Snapp, CNM, DNSc

Associate Professor
Phone: 301-696-3232
Email: snapp@hood.edu

Carol Snapp, Hodson Professor of Nursing, developed the curriculum for the BSN Completion Program and oversees the program’s continued growth and development.

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She teaches several of the nursing courses, and a physical education course in women’s health. Professor Snapp, a certified nurse midwife, has more than 35 years of clinical, academic, supervisory and administrative experience. She previously served as assistant professor in the department of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, and as a clinical instructor and nurse-midwifery education program director at the University of Maryland School of Nursing.

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Kelly Wolfe, CRNP, DNP

Assistant Professor
Phone: 301-696-3219
Email: wolfe@hood.edu

Kelly Wolfe teaches Dimensions of Professional Nursing, Trends in Health Care Delivery and Health Assessment.

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She also coordinates students’ clinical experience and works with nurse preceptors to enhance that training. Wolfe has more than 20 years of nursing experience working with adults, seniors and adolescents. She provides primary and urgent care in the Hood College Health Center for college students and staff. Wolfe is also a candidate for a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree through University of Maryland School of Nursing and is pursuing a Teaching in Nursing certificate.

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