Meet Our Staff

Executive Director

Michelle D. BowdlerMichelle D. Bowdler, MSPH
Pronouns: she/her/hers
Executive Director of Health and Wellness Services
Oversees Health Service, Counseling and Mental Health Services, Health Promotion and C.A.R.E
Education:  Brandeis University; Harvard University, Master of Science in Public Health
Additional Information: Author of Is Rape a Crime: A Memoir and Investigation and a Manifesto. Nominated for the National Book Award for Nonfiction. Her writing has been published in two anthologies, the New York Times, Ms. Magazine, Psychology Today, the American Medical Association’s Journal of Ethics, and a number of literary journals. Her book has been reviewed widely including the Guardian, Vox, Lilith Magazine, and the Boston Globe. 
Areas of Interest: Public health, violence prevention, sexual assault prevention and response, substance use and abuse, HIV prevention and education, LGBTQIA health

Jennifer M. Berrios, MHA
Pronouns: she/her/hers
Director of Administration and Operations for Health and Wellness Services
Oversight and support of administration and operations for Health Service, Counseling and Mental Health Services, Health Promotion and C.A.R.E
Education:  Tufts University, Major in Biology and Biomedical Engineering Systems Track and Certificate in Community Health; Tulane University, Masters in Healthcare Administration
Additional Role: Pre-Major Advisor; past Latino Peer Advisor, past A.L.A.S. vice-president, and past Latinx House Manager
Areas of Interest and Expertise: Public health, operations and administration of ambulatory care services, health insurance, health care start-ups, process optimization, and helping students feel empowered of their own health care
Languages Spoken: Spanish and English

 

Clinicians

Marie Caggiano, MD, MPH

Pronouns: she/her/hers
Medical Director of Health Service
Education:  Fellowship: University of Mass. Medical School, Preventive Medicine; Residency: University of Mass. Medical School, Family Medicine; Medical School: Boston University, Doctor of Medicine; Undergraduate: Boston University, B.S. Human Physiology 
Additional Role:  Member Tufts University COVID-19 Coordinating Committee; Affiliate Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts Medical School 
Clinical Areas of Interest: reproductive health care and contraception services for persons of all gender identities, primary care procedures, and care for individuals with eating disorders.

 

Peter DoylePeter 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 Science/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

 

 

 

Mariah Swiech Henderson

Mariah Swiech Henderson, PA-C

Physician Assistant
Education: Brandeis University, BA , Psychology and Music ; Northeastern University, MS, Physician Assistant 
Clinical Interests and Areas of Expertise: Healthcare for sexual and gender minorities with a focus on gender affirmation, STI/HIV prevention and management, prehospital medicine, emergency preparedness, fostering independence during the transition from pediatric to adult medical care, and strategies for medication adherence.

 

 

Margaret Higham

Margaret Higham, MD

Pronouns: she/her/hers
Staff Physician
Education: Duke University School of Medicine, M.D.; Brown University School of Medicine, pediatric residency; Boston City Hospital, Pediatric Infectious Disease Fellowship
Additional Role: Medical Director of Health Service from 2000 to 2020.  
Clinical Interests and Areas of Expertise: Primary care and urgent care for young adults, care for people of all gender identities and sexual orientations including hormonal treatment for gender affirmation. Care for people with eating disorders.  HIV prevention with daily medication known as PrEP, infectious diseases, and mentoring.

 

 

 

Lisa Keegan, MSN, NP-C

Pronouns: she/her/hers
Nurse Practitioner
Education: Tufts University, BA, French; MGH Institute of Health Professions, BSN, MSN
Additional Role: Clinical preceptor for nurse practitioner students
Clinical Interests and Areas of Expertise: LGBTQ health, Reproductive health, sexual health, and empowering young adults to advocate for their health and wellness.
Languages spoken: English and French
 

Miadette Pheng-Phal, DNP, NP-C

Pronouns: she/her/hers
Nurse Practitioner 
Education: University of Massachusetts Lowell, Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP); Salem State University, MSN; University of Massachusetts Boston, BSN
Clinical Interests and Areas of Expertise: Primary care/adult health, primary care procedures, reproductive health and contraception services for persons of all gender identities, HIV prevention and PrEP, and caring for persons with eating disorders 
Languages: English and Khmer 
 

Carolyn Schwartz

Carolyn Schwartz, FNP, MSN

Pronouns: she/her/hers
Nurse Practitioner
Education: BSN Fitchburg State College, MSN/FNP UMass Lowell
Additional Role: Clinical Preceptor for Nurse Practitioner Students
Clinical Interests and Areas of Expertise: Primary Care/Adult Health; care of LGBTQ identified persons; HIV prevention using Pre-exposure prophylactic medications; Sexual Health; Women’s Health, Persons with Eating Disorder’s.

 

 

Kate Sweeney, MS, RDN, LDN

Pronouns: she/her/hers
Nutrition Consultant
Education:
  Tufts University, BS, Biology; Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, MS, Nutrition Communication; Dietetic Internship, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Additional Roles:  Sexual health specialist, liaison to CARE office and clinical trainer for Sex Health Reps; clinical preceptor for nurse practitioner students.
Clinical Interests and Areas of Expertise: eating disorders and disordered eating, gastrointestinal concerns, nutrition support for polycystic ovarian syndrome and obstetrics, and sports nutrition

 

Ariel Watriss

Ariel Watriss, MSN, NP-C

Pronouns: she/her/hers
Nurse Practitioner
Education:
  Suffolk University- BS in Psychology, MGH Institute of Health Professions School of Nursing- BSN, MSN
Additional Roles:  Sexual health specialist, liaison to CARE office and clinical trainer for Sex Health Reps; clinical preceptor for nurse practitioner students.
Clinical Interests and Areas of Expertise: Sexual and reproductive health, Trauma Informed clinical care, LGBTQ health, STIs, HIV PrEP/PEP, Supporting young adults in developing their sexual health autonomy.
Languages: English and conversational Hebrew.

 

 

Registered Nurses

Marianne Coscia, BSN, Nurse Manager
Kathleen Duffy, RN
Kathleen Noonan, RN

Caryl O'Brien, RN
Shaun Suttcliffe, RN

Laboratory

Eliverta Papuciu
Linda Walsh, MT
 

Administrative Staff

Ruth Aguila, Insurance Coordinator
Kathy Breen,  Front Desk
Karen Correnti, Front Desk
Cecile Fagan, Administrative Assistant
Arpi Parseghian, Front Desk
Amy Solano, Clinic Business Supervisor