• We're here for YOU.

The CNHS Student Services team is here to help you on your journey to become a health care professional who changes lives for the better.

student success logoWe can help you select courses and plan ahead for graduate school, enroll in study abroad, or find a research mentor. Maybe you'd like to find out how to get involved in other areas related to your interests - like hiking with the UVM Outing Club or joining UVM Rescue.

We're also here to help when you're facing challenges. And, as you advance in your program, we'll connect you with a faculty advisor for career guidance.

Meet the Student Services Team

Admissions, Administration, and Student Affairs

Derek LewisDerek Lewis

Director of Student Services

Derek directs the Office of Student Services and manages graduate and transfer admissions processes. He works with College leadership to ensure the success and progression of CNHS students and serves as a constant resource to students and faculty with complex questions. 

kristen cellaKristen Cella

Assistant Director of Student Services

Kristen oversees application and admission processes for CNHS graduate programs. She joined UVM in 2014 following a career in the hospitality industry.

 

Academic Advising

Tammy BenderTammy Bender

Academic Advisor

Tammy works as an academic advisor for first-year and second-year CNHS students. She joined UVM in 2016 following a career in accessibility services and data management. Tammy received her M.Ed. in Interdisciplinary Studies with a focus on helping students overcome educational barriers when faced with adversity.

Rachel NapolinRachel Napolin

Academic Advisor

Rachel works with first-year CNHS students. She supports them as they acclimate to college life, helps them utilize campus resources, and keeps them on track in their majors. She provides leadership to the student organized LINKS peer mentoring program.

Alice Russell

Academic Advisor

Alice joined the CNHS advising team after starting as the face behind the front desk in 2021. Alice earned a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Management from Manhattan College’s O’Malley School of Business. A native Vermonter, Alice is excited to support CNHS students as they acclimate to college life and pursue their passions.

 


students talking

Introducing the LINKS...

Before you arrive on campus for your first semester, you'll be connected with a peer mentor from our LINKS program. Your LINKS mentor serves as an academic insider and friendly role model as you get acquainted with UVM.

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Contact Us

CNHS Office of Student Services
002 Rowell Building
cnhs@uvm.edu or (802) 656-3858

 

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