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Meet our Staff

Administration


Kathleen Coughlin, MPA

Kathleen Coughlin, MPA

Associate Director

Administration

Email: kccoughl@syr.edu
Kathleen is the Associate Director and has been employed at Syracuse University since 2016.  Prior to coming to Syracuse University, Kathleen worked for 13 years in the local public health department where she had a focus on communicable disease.  Kathleen received a bachelor’s degree in politics and philosophy from the University of Pittsburgh and a master’s in public administration from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University.
Benjamin Domingo,MS, FNP-BC

Benjamin Domingo,MS, FNP-BC

Director

Administration

Email: bjdoming@syr.edu

Ben is a licensed and certified Family Nurse Practitioner and has been employed at Syracuse University Health Services since 2011. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from University at Albany, an RN Diploma from Memorial Hospital of Nursing and a Master's of Science in Nursing from Sage Graduate School. Prior to coming to Syracuse University, Ben was the Director of the Health Center at Morrisville State College for 10 years. He has also worked as an NP at Colgate University and the University at Albany.


Michele Frontale, R.Ph.

Michele Frontale, R.Ph.

Supervising Pharmacist

Administration

Email: mafronta@syr.edu

Michele Frontale is a registered Pharmacist and has been employed at Syracuse University Health Services since 2012. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from Albany College of Pharmacy. She is a Certified Immunizer and is Certified in Medication Therapy Management. Prior to coming to Syracuse University, Michele worked as a Supervising Pharmacist at Fay's and Kinney Drugs for 25 years. She is a member of the Pharmaceutical Society of New York, the Onondaga County Pharmaceutical Society and the American Pharmacist Association.


LeeAnne Lane, RN

LeeAnne Lane, RN

Nurse Manager

Administration

Email: lalane@syr.edu
Mrs. LeeAnne Lane is a Registered Nurse and has been employed at Syracuse University Health Services since 2013. She earned her RN Diploma from St. Josephs School of Nursing. Mrs. LeeAnne Lane has over 20 years of nursing experience which includes 15 years as a manager in ambulatory health care settings. She has worked with adults in varying ages in cardiology, the emergency room and in intensive care.
Karen Nardella, MD

Karen Nardella, MD

Medical Director

Administration

Email: konardel@sy.redu

Dr. Nardella is licensed and is board certified in family medicine and has been employed at Syracuse University Health Services since 2014. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Dartmouth College, received her medical degree from the University of Washington School of Medicine, and completed her residency in Family Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Nardella was employed in a private practice in Manlius, N.Y. for 17 years and is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians.


Susan Perrigo, CPA

Susan Perrigo, CPA

Budget Manager

Administration

Email: smperrig@syr.edu

Susan Perrigo is the Budget Manager and has been employed at Syracuse University Health Services since 2016. She was an Accountant in the School of Education at Syracuse University for 7 years, prior to joining Health Services. Susan earned her Bachelor of Science in Acounting from LeMoyne College and is a Certified Public Accountant, having over 25 years of various types of accounting experience. Prior to coming to Syracuse University, she worked as an Accounts Payable manager at National Grid.


Paul Smyth, AEMT-P

Paul Smyth, AEMT-P

Manager of Emergency Medical Services

Administration

Email: pjsmyth@syr.edu
Paul is a Certified Advanced Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic and has been employed at Syracuse University Health Services since 2011. Prior to coming to Syracuse University, Paul was the Director of Operations for 16 years at NAVAC Ambulance in North Syracuse. He currently chairs the Onondaga County Ambulance Director's Association.

Providers


Jessica DeMauro, PA-C

Jessica DeMauro, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Provider

Jessica is a licensed and certified Physician Assistant and has been employed at Syracuse University Health Services since January 2016. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Spanish Language and Literature from Saint John’s University and her Master of Physician Assistant Studies from James Madison University. Prior to joining the staff at Health Services, Jessica worked at Upstate University Hospital, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension and the YAI National Institute for People with Disabilities. She is a member of the New York State Society of Physician Assistants and the American Academy of Physician Assistants.


Jacqueline Empey, R.Ph.

Jacqueline Empey, R.Ph.

Pharmacist

Provider

Jackie is a registered pharmacist and has been employed at Syracuse University Health Services since February of 2016. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from Albany College of Pharmacy. Prior to coming to Syracuse University, Jackie worked at Rite Aid for 10 years and 6 years for Health Direct, a division of Kinney Drugs.


Michelle Fassinger, RPA-C

Michelle Fassinger, RPA-C

Physician Assistant

Provider

Michelle is a licensed and certified Physician Assistant and has been employed at Syracuse University Health Services since February 2016. She received an Associate’s Degree in Humanities from Onondaga Community College and a Bachelor of Science and her Physician Assistant degree from Gannon University. Prior to joining the staff at Health Services, Michelle worked in orthopedics; both in the operating room and the office. She also worked in gastroenterology and in an urgent care setting.


Catherine Goodwin, MS, NP-C

Catherine Goodwin, MS, NP-C

Nurse Practitioner

Provider


Heidi Kinnaly, PMHNP-BC

Heidi Kinnaly, PMHNP-BC

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Heidi is a licensed Nurse Practitioner in Psychiatry, and board certified Psychiatric Family Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and has been employed at Syracuse University Health Services since January 2015. She earned her Associates Degree from St. Joseph’s College of Nursing, Bachelor’s Degree from Ohio University, Masters from Walden University and Post Masters from SUNY Upstate Medical University. Prior to joining the staff at Health Services, Heidi worked at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center and the Vet Center in Syracuse, NY.


Katherine Manser, BSN, FNP-C

Katherine Manser, BSN, FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner

Provider

Kathy is a licensed and certified Family Nurse Practitioner and has been employed at Syracuse University Health Services since 2009. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from D’Youville College in and received her Nurse Practitioner in Family Health from Community General Hospital. She is a member of the New York State Nurse Practitioner’s Association, the Syracuse Chapter of the NYS Nurse Practitioner’s Association and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.  


Robin Maurer, CNP, R-PAC

Robin Maurer, CNP, R-PAC

Nurse Practitioner

Provider

Ms. Maurer is a licensed and certified Family Nurse Practitioner and a Physician Assistant, she has been employed at Syracuse University Health Services since 2006. She attended St. Joseph's Hospital School of Nursing and LeMoyne College and graduated from the Albany Medical College Nurse Practitioner Program. Prior to joining the staff at the Health Services, Ms. Maurer practiced locally in family medicine for over 30 years.


Jennifer McCaul, MD

Jennifer McCaul, MD

Physician

Provider

Dr. McCaul is licensed and is board certified in family medicine and has been employed at Health Services since 2017. She also has been a team physician at the Syracuse University Athletic Department since 2008.  She graduated with a Bachelor of Science with honors in biology from Fordham University and received her medical degree from Upstate Medical University. Dr. McCaul completed her family medicine residency at St Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse. She was subsequently employed there as a residency faculty member for 11 years with a private practice including obstetric care in Fayetteville, New York. She is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians.


Marilyn Niland, MS, FNP-BC

Marilyn Niland, MS, FNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner

Provider

Marilyn is a licensed and certified Family Nurse Practitioner and has been employed at Syracuse University Health Services since 2000. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from St. Joseph’s Hospital School of Nursing and Nazareth College and a Master’s of Science in Nursing from Upstate University Medical Center. Prior to coming to Syracuse University Marilyn worked as an RN in an allergy/asthma specialty office.  She is a member of the NYS Nurse Practitioner’s Association and the Syracuse University Health Services Professional Development Committee
Lisa Thomas, RD

Lisa Thomas, RD

Dietitian

Provider

Lisa Thomas is a Registered Dietician and has been employed at Syracuse University Health Services since 2009. Lisa received a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition from Texas State University and completed a Dietetic Internship Practicum. Lisa has 10 years of experience working in the field of eating disorder recovery and prevention and clinical dietetics which includes working for a partial hospitalization for the treatment of eating disorders here in Syracuse. Lisa is a member of the Association for Size Diversity and Health (ASDAH).


Staff


Talbot Abendroth, RN

Talbot Abendroth, RN

Registered Nurse

Staff


Karen Benyehuda, RN

Karen Benyehuda, RN

Registered Nurse

Staff


Jamie Cavanaugh, MA

Jamie Cavanaugh, MA

Medical Assistant

Staff


Melissa Davies

Melissa Davies

Student Health Insurance Coordinator

Staff


Linda Deon

Linda Deon

Medical Billing Coordinator

Staff


Amanda Desroches

Front Desk Reception/Billing

Staff


Hilary Durant, LPN

Hilary Durant, LPN

Licensed Practical Nurse

Staff


Jacqueline Farrell, RN

Jacqueline Farrell, RN

Registered Nurse

Nurse


Linda Gray

Linda Gray

Medical Records

Staff


Maureen Hale

Maureen Hale

Front Desk Reception

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Cristina Hammond

Cristina Hammond

Pharmacy Technician

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Lisa Harrison

Lisa Harrison

Medical Records


Mary Elizabeth Hogan

Mary Elizabeth Hogan

Front Desk Reception

Staff


Heather James, RN

Heather James, RN

Registered Nurse

Staff


Monica Jasmin, MA

Monica Jasmin, MA

Certified Medical Assistant

Staff


Mary Knapp,LPN

Mary Knapp,LPN

Licensed Practical Nurse

Staff


Adam Labonoski, LPN

Adam Labonoski, LPN

Licensed Practical Nurse

Staff


Fatima Mere, RN

Fatima Mere, RN

Registered Nurse

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Samantha Nicholas

Samantha Nicholas

Pharmacy Technician

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Lori Olin, RN

Lori Olin, RN

Registered Nurse

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Janelle Perry

Janelle Perry

Administrative Secretary

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Sharon Taylor, LPN

Sharon Taylor, LPN

Registered Nurse

Staff


Cathy Tick, RN

Cathy Tick, RN

Registered Nurse

Staff