Student Health Services (SHS)

Student Health Services (SHS) provides compassionate and inclusive healthcare to all registered UAlbany students. Contact Student Health Services.

LaNeice Allen
License Practical Nurse (LPN)
Jennifer Bergmann Jenkins
Nursing Supervisor (RN, BS)
Terri Bernhardt
Medical Laboratory Technician II
Dr. Gino Bianchi
Doctor (MD)
Melissa Carroll
Medical Assistant (CMA)
Amy D. Cicardi
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Felicia Danzy
Medical Assistant (CMA)
Deborah A. Hirt
Nurse Practitioner (NP) & Nurse Midwife (CNM)
Dr. Rebecca Kobos
Medical Director & Doctor (MD)
Jennifer Lento
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Ericka Matzen
Nurse Practitioner (FNP-BC & MSN)
Preethi R. Mendonca
Registered Nurse I (RN & BSN)
Kerry Millea
Nurse Practitioner (ANP-BC & MSN)
Liza Palmer
Nurse Practitioner (FNP-BC & MSN)
Mary Ellen Rinaldi
Supervising Pharmacist (RPh)
Judy Squadere
Director of Operations (MBA, MS)

Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS)

CAPS provides compassionate and inclusive mental health care to all registered UAlbany students. All services are covered by your tuition and fees. Contact CAPS.

Kelsi Baker
Staff Psychologist (PhD)
Ranjit Bhagwat
Licensed Psychologist (PhD)
Kevin Biondolillo
Doctoral Psychology Intern
Erin Cannella
Licensed Psychologist (PhD)
Paige Casalino
Doctoral Psychology Intern
Sara Cunningham
Staff Psychologist (PhD)
Megan Cusick Brix
Assistant Director for Peer Services & Licensed Psychologist (PhD)
Angelina X. Díaz-Myers
Coordinator for Digital Services and Technology & Licensed Psychologist (PhD)
Brian M. Freidenberg
Licensed Psychologist (PhD), Addictive Behaviors Specialist, & Coordinator of Group Services
Dawn Gabayan
Joseph Galgana
Psychiatrist (MD)
Julie A. Heslin Pokat
Associate Director, Clinical Director & Licensed Psychologist (PhD)
Jennifer (Shin-Pei) Ho
Staff Psychologist (PhD)
Craig A. Kimmelblatt
Coordinator of Consultation Services, Licensed Psychologist (PsyD)
Yu Ying (Jenny) Li
Practicum Trainee
Joseph M. Monserrat
Licensed Psychologist (PsyD)
Yema Otto-During
Social Welfare Field Placement
Cavanaugh Quick
Trauma and Resilience Specialist (LCSW)
Hannah Schmitt
Doctoral Psychology Intern
Tanuj Sharma
Practicum Trainee
Karen L. Sokolowski
Director & Licensed Psychologist (PhD)
Vivian S. Wilson-Hwang
Licensed Psychologist (PhD)

Office of Health Promotion

The Office of Health Promotion helps UAlbany students live healthier lives by offering a variety of programs and initiatives that address mental and physical health, alcohol and other drug use, sexual health, and sexual violence. 

Follow us on Instagram. You can reach us at 518-956-8477. Our office is located in Seneca Hall's basement on Indigenous Quad, which is on the Uptown Campus.

MacKenzie Bachar
Sexual Violence Prevention Specialist
Kelly Gorman
Director of the Office of Health Promotion
Natalie Sumski
Health Promotion Specialist, Director of Project SHAPE (MPH & CHES)