Meet the Staff

Colleen Collins, MD
Medical Director

Dr. Colleen Collins, MD is a Internal Medicine Specialist and has over 34 years of experience in the medical field. She has served as the Medical Director of the Brandeis Health Center since June 2020. She is a graduate of Bates College and Yale University School of Medicine and completed her residency in primary care at Boston City Hospital. Colleen has worked in a variety of health care settings including Massachusetts General Hospital, MIT Medical, and the Indian Health Service.

Andrea Dine
Assistant Vice President, Student Affairs
Supporting the Student Health Center in an administrative management role, as the Health Center searches for its next administrative manager.

Staff Clinicians

Leslie Cadigan
Leslie Cadigan, MSN, APRN
Adult Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

Leslie Cadigan, MSN, APRN joined the Health Center in 2015. She is a graduate of Northeastern University and is certified as an Adult Primary Care Nurse Practitioner. Leslie enjoys college health for the rich blend of clinical health care and health education opportunities.

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Anne Culhane, MSN, CNP, WHNP-BC
Nurse Practitioner

Anne Culhane, MSN, CNP, WHNP-BC joined the Health Center in 2017. She is a graduate of Regis University and is certified in Women's Health.

Sheryl Kelleher, MSN, FNP-C
Family Nurse Practitioner

Sheryl Kelleher, MSN, FNP-C, a family nurse practitioner, comes to the Health Center with experience in urgent care dating back to 2000. She enjoys working with students to optimize their health. She is currently a per diem as she is a professor at Regis University and is working on her own Doctorate in Nursing Practice.

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Sioban McLaughlin, MS, APRN, BC
Adult Nurse Practitioner

Sioban McLaughlin, MS, APRN, BC joined the Health Center staff in 1998. She has a Masters Degree from Northeastern University with certification as an Adult Nurse Practitioner. She has worked in intensive care units, emergency rooms, outpatient clinics, and has been working in college health since 1994. Sioban's primary areas of interest are women's health and health education.

Bethany Thomas, MSN, Certified Adult Nurse Practitioner
Adult Nurse Practitioner

Bethany Thomas, MSN, Certified Adult Nurse Practitioner helps us out when we are on vacation or have to take a day off! She has worked as an Adult Nurse Practitioner at an internal medicine practice for many years and likes to travel when not at work.

Nutrition Services

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Carolyn Butterworth, MS, RD, CNSD
Nutritionist

Carolyn Butterworth, MS, RD, CNSD is the nutritionist for Brandeis University. She is a graduate of Northeastern and UNH specializing in sports nutrition, food allergies, GI nutrition, and eating disorders. She has a wealth of experience in college and pediatric nutrition.

Support Staff

Jane Baynes
Jane Baynes
Claims Coordinator

Jane joined the Health Center in 2018 and handles the claims processing for the Health and Counseling Centers. Her insurance experience comes from many years as a self-employed Medical Biller serving clients in many different specialties. She can help answer questions that students or their parents may have about the insurance process here at Brandeis.

Kelly Reilly
Kelly Reilly
Medical Assistant

Kelly Reilly is the Medical Assistant, She enjoys helping with a variety of patient care and support services including laboratory functions, patient registration, phlebotomy, and numerous other ways of improving the patient experience and work flow at Brandeis Health Center.