Staff

Director

Michelle D. Bowdler, MSPH
 

Senior Director of Health and Wellness Services
Oversees Health Service, Counseling and Mental Health Services, and Health Promotion
Education:  Brandeis University; Harvard University, Master of Science in Public Health
Areas of Interest: Public health, violence prevention, sexual assault prevention and response, substance use and abuse, HIV prevention and education, LGBT health
 

Clinicians

Margaret Higham, MD


Medical Director of Health Service
Education: Duke University School of Medicine, M.D.; Brown University School of Medicine, pediatric residency; Boston City Hospital, Pediatric Infectious Disease Fellowship
Additional Roles:  Routine and acute illness care, Member of Students in Distress Group, Member of Medical Aspects of Sports Committee for NESCAC, Super user for electronic medical record
Clinical Interests and Areas of Expertise:  Leadership, mentoring, infectious diseases, LGB health, transgender and gender non-conforming health care, eating disorders, asthma, allergies, travel medicine, emergency planning, electronic medical records, public health, quality improvement

Peter Doyle, MD

Peter Doyle, MD

Associate Medical Director of Health Service 
Education: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, MD, Internal Medicine Residency, 
MetroWest Medical Center University of Pittsburgh, BA Political Sicence/Classics
Additional Role: Provider of routine and acute medical care
Clinical Areas of Interest: Preceptor of PA and NP students, Major in US Army National Guard Medical Command, Sports Medicine, Men's Health, Depression, Sleep Medicine

 

Janie Pollack, MD


Staff Physician
Education: University of Wisconsin, Biochemistry
Tufts Medical School, Board Certified in Internal Medicine
Additional Role: Preceptor for Tufts Medical School students
Clinical Areas of Interest: Primary care including treatment of acute and chronic medical conditions, women's health and health education

Stacey Sperling, MD


Staff Physician
Education: University of California, Berkeley - Anthropology and Philosophy
New York University Medical School
Board Certified in  Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine
Additional Role:  Medical Director of Tufts Emergency Medical Service (TEMS)
Clinical Interests and Area of Expertise: Internal Medicine and Emergency Care

Kathleen M. O’Dea, PA-C


Clinic Manager, Physician Assistant
Education:
Northeastern University, Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy
Northeastern University, Physician Assistant        
Additional Roles: Clinic Manager, Member of Health Service Management Team, Expert in Our Practice  Management/Electronic Health Record
Clinical Interest and Areas of Expertise: Physical and emotional health of college students, assisting  students navigating  the health care system, electronic health record documentation, risk management and quality improvement.

Leslie Brown-Velazquez PA-C, MHP


Physician Assistant
Education:
Northeastern University, Physician Assistant
Clinical Interests & Areas of Expertise: Women’s health, adolescent health, travel medicine
Background in primary care and community health
Languages spoken: English and Spanish

Carolyn Schwartz, FNP, MSN


Nurse Practitioner
Education: Fitchburg State College, Bachelor of Science in Nursing
University of Massachusetts, Masters of Science in Nursing
Additional Role: Preceptor for nurse practitioner students
Clinical Interests and Areas of Expertise: Women’s health, sexual health the Health care of students with a range of gender identities and sexual orientations, and common acute illness in young adults.

Ellen Sitron, MSN, NP-C


Nurse Practitioner

Education:  Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, PA – Masters of Science in Nursing
Additional Role: Travel Specialist
Clinical Interests and Areas of Expertise:  Primary care, travel medicine, certified in women’s health

 

Ariel Watriss, MSN, NP-C


Nurse Practitioner
Education:
  Massachusetts General Hospital School of Nursing - Bachelor and Masters in Nursing
Additional Roles:  Travel specialist, clinical preceptor for nurse practitioner students
Clinical Interests and Areas of Expertise: HIV/AIDS (including PEP and PrEP), LGBTQI health, sexual health, family planning, helping young adults navigate and and develop their own health advocacy, helping survivors of sexual assault

Registered Nurses

Marianne Coscia, BSN, Nurse Manager
Josephine Olupona, BSN
Kathy Savage, RN, 
Caryl O'Brien, RN

Medical Assistant

Susan Brownell, MA

Laboratory

Mina Levitsky, Laboratory Supervisor
Jean DuPont, MT
Linda Walsh, MT