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Phone: 315-228-7750
Fax: 315-228-6823

Providers

Dr. Merrill Miller

Merrill L. Miller MD
Director
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Dr. Merrill Miller is in her 34th year as Director of Health Services for Colgate's 2850 students and team Physician for Colgate's athletic teams. She has been hailed in the "Medics " section of People magazine as the country's first and only female head physician for a Division I or I-AA college football team. A native of Kew Gardens, New York, she is a graduate of Cornell University. She did her medical training at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, the University at Buffalo, and SUNY-Upstate Medical University, where she maintains a faculty position in adolescent medicine/pediatrics. She is co-chairperson of Colgate's Health Sciences Advisory Committee, a founding co-chair of Colgate's Wellness Institute, a Board member (and past President) of SOMAC Ambulance Corps, an Advisory Board member of the Fiver Children's Foundation, and a Board member (and past President ) of Community Memorial Hospital. She is a recipient of the Pediatrician of the Year, John LeFevre Athletic Appreciation, and Maroon Council awards. She has received the Colgate Senior Class Award, a Maroon Citation, and was elected to the Colgate Hall of Honor in 2013. She is also the host and producer of the weekly WRCU-FM radio show, "What's Up, Doc?"
Stephen J. Jackowski
Stephen J. Jackowski
RPA-C
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Stephen Jackowski is a Registered, New York State Certified, Physician Assistant since 1992. He attended SUNY @ Potsdam and the Albany/Hudson PA Program. Stephen is the Associate Director of Health Services and has been at Colgate since 1996. He enjoys seeing a wide variety of health concerns.
Tina M. Young

Tina M. Young

RN, ANP-C
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Tina Young, Nurse Practitioner and Associate Director of the Health Center, brings over 25 years of experience in College Health, with 15 years working at Colgate University. Tina attended Syracuse University for her ungraduated degree in Nursing, and received her Masters from SUNY Stony Brook, specializing in Mental Health. She spends her leisure time fishing, hunting, gardening and hiking The Adirondacks. One of her many goals is to be a “46er”.
Pamela B. Lewis

Pamela B. Lewis
RPA
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Pam Lewis, B.S., R.P.A. Physician Assistant, has worked as a Physician Assistant in College Health for over 20 years, and has been with Colgate for over 18 years. Prior to Colgate she worked in a private Internal medicine practice in Syracuse. Pam received both a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Physician Assistant from King’s College. Away from Colgate, Pam spends her time attending her three sons’ lacrosse and hockey games, gardening, knitting, restoring an old house and taking care of her many animals.


Nurses

Linda Maynard

Linda Maynard
RN-C
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Linda Maynard, Registered Nurse, works at our Satellite Clinic. She started her career at Colgate in 1996 after working in Hamilton Hospital ER for15 years. She received her Associates degree from SUNY Morrisville and her BSN from SUNY Health and Science in Syracuse, NY. Linda owns a farm, has 2 children and 2 grandsons. Linda is certified in College Health Nursing and is also a certified CPR/First Aid instructor. Linda loves working with the International Students and crafting.
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Julie Kelley
LPN
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Julia Kelley has been an LPN since 1973. Over the years she has worked in many varied areas of the health field. Most recently Julia became a grandmother to Max and Harper and enjoys that aspect of her life. Owning her own home and flower gardens keeps Julia happily busy.
Janis Lever

Janis Lever

RN
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Janis Lever, Registered Nurse, has been at the Student Health Center for over 20 years. Prior to working at Colgate she was charge nurse at Faxton Hospital in Utica N.Y. Janis attended Saint Elizabeth School of Nursing in Utica, N.Y and also received a BA in Social Work from The University of Tampa. When she is not at work, Janis travels to the Adirondacks where she hikes, kayaks and snowshoes. She enjoys spending time with her two sons, Matthew and Benjamin, when their schedules allow.
Linda Giordano

Linda Giordano

RN


Per Diem Staff:

April Lamunion
RN


Main Office

Nancy Orth

Nancy L. Orth

Office Manager
Ruth Bridge

Ruth Bridge
Administrative Assistant
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Tina Sharp
Office Assistant
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Tina Sharp has been with Colgate's health center since November 2013 as a part time office assistant. Tina's office duties include answering phone calls, scheduling appointments and welcoming students when they come in for their appointments. Tina has a wide range of background skills that include Real Estate, banking, and managing a masonry business and now is delighted to add the medical field to the list. In her free time Tina enjoys her small animal farm that includes peacocks, Llamas, potbelly pigs, guinea hens, ducks, cats and beef cows. She also enjoys every moment she gets when her 2 boys come home for a visit.