Salisbury University students on campus
Ashley Petrolino

Ashley Petrolino


  • Benedictine University, MPH, Public Health: Graduate Certificate in Disaster Management, 2012
  • Shenandoah University, BS, Respiratory Care, 2008
  • Lord Fairfax Community College, Other, Associate of Arts & Sciences in General Studies, 2005

Areas of Expertise

  • Community Nutrition
  • Healthcare Policy
  • Disaster Management


Mrs. Petrolino's undergraduate work focused on clinical respiratory therapy, where she developed a love for empowering patients to manage a variety of respiratory illnesses. This experience prompted her to advance her career by obtaining a graduate degree in public health (MPH). She has practical and teaching experience in community nutrition, disease management, tobacco cessation, public health preparedness, and U.S. healthcare policies. Ashley is a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES), and her current role is as a clinical assistant professor and site coordinator for Salisbury University’s public health program. Ashley is passionate about encouraging students to advocate for public policy reform and mentoring non-traditional students to cultivate their passion.