Emerson Closed

The College will be closed today, Monday, February 8 for day and evening classes. 

Due to National Weather Service predictions for hazardous conditions beginning mid-morning, the College is closing for the safety of our campus community and employees.

The College’s dining facilities will be open and operating on a normal schedule.  The Iwasaki Library will be open until 11pm.

Center for Health & Wellness

Center for Health & Wellness Staff

  • Jane Powers

    Jane Powers, Director

    MSN, Primary Care, Simmons College
    BSN, Northeastern University

    Clinical interests: Women’s health, self-care, health promotion
    Outside interests: Golf, skiing, kayaking, hiking
    Emerson College Employment: June 1997

  • Laura Owen

    Laura Owen, Assistant Director

    CHES, Certified Health Education Specialist
    MA, Health Communication, Emerson College
    BS, Marketing Communication, Emerson College

    Professional Interests: Patient-provider interaction, health literacy, social marketing
    Outside Interests: Dance, running, traveling, snowboarding, spending time with friends and family
    Emerson College Employment: September 2009

  • Judith Lytle

    Judith Lytle, MD, Supervising Physician

    Hospital Affiliation: Boston Medical Care Affiliates; Boston Medical Center
    Clinical Interests: Primary care, travel medicine
    Outside Interests: Fitness, reading, baking
    Emerson College Employment: September 2003

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    Erin Tetler, Nurse Practitioner

    MSN, Boston College
    BA, Williams College

    Clinical Interests: Health promotion, self-care, sports medicine
    Outside Interests: Basketball, skiing, tennis, reading, travel
    Emerson College Employment: January 2012

  • Emerson Seal

    Erika Almquist, Family Nurse Practitioner

    MSN, FNP-BC Boston College
    BS, Allegheny College

    Clinical Interests: Mind and body self-care, health promotion, family planning, international medicine
    Outside Interests: Ultimate Frisbee, running, skiing, yoga, dance, episcopal church activities, youth mentor, travel, Spanish language
    Emerson College Employment: September 2012

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    Elizabeth Avery, Clinical Dietitian

    MS, Columbia University
    BA, Colgate University

    Clinical Interests: Sports, cardiovascular and oncology nutrition
    Outside Interests: Running, tennis, rowing, SCUBA diving, travel and photography
    Emerson College Employment: September 2012

  • Emerson Seal

    Shakena Perry, Clinical Coordinator

    Professional Interests: workflow management, student satisfaction
    Outside Interests: Cooking, family
    Emerson College Employment: September 2014