2019-2020 Academic Year Health Services Staff

  • Jennifer Schwartz, MD

    Dr. Schwartz is the medical director of health services and sports medicine. A board-certified family medicine physician who also specializes in sports medicine and eating disorders, Dr. Schwartz joins us from Beth Israel Deaconess Family Medicine in Brookline, Mass, and will continue to see her patients at Wellesley Family Care Associates, P.C. She received her medical degree from UMass, completed her residency and internship in family medicine at Tufts University, and completed a sports medicine fellowship at UMass. She is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, and the American College of Sports Medicine.

  • Robert Nascimento, MD

    Dr. Nascimento, team physician and interim medical director of sports medicine, is currently chief of sports medicine at Newton-Wellesley Hospital and head team physician for Boston College Athletics. He is board-certified in orthopedic surgery and is an assistant clinical professor of orthopedic surgery at Tufts University School of Medicine. He received his medical degree from the University of Massachusetts (UMass) Medical School, where he also completed his orthopedic surgery residency before completing a fellowship in sports medicine at Boston University.

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    Heather Benedetto, NP

    Heather has worked at Suffolk University Health Service where she supported students with evidence-based holistic and total health focused care. Heather graduated with a Master of Science in Nursing from Boston College and Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The Catholic University of America. Heather is a health coach and yoga teacher.

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    Courtney Healy, NP

    Courtney is a nurse practitioner with Newton Wellesley Family Medicine where she treats patients of all ages and works collaboratively with primary care physicians. Courtney graduated with a Doctor of Nursing Practice and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

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    Elizabeth Scanlan, NP

    Elizabeth has worked at Suffolk University Health Service and served as the Nurse Director for Brigham Health Pain Management and Nurse Director and Family Nurse Practitioner at Brookside Community Health Center. Elizabeth graduated with a Master of Science in Nursing from Boston University and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Villanova University. Elizabeth is bi-lingual in medical Spanish and is a Master Quilter in her spare time.

  • Lisa Keefe, RN Clinical Care Corrdinator

    Lisa is a graduate of Providence College ’82 and Quinnipiac College ’85. She began working at Health Services in 1998 as a per diem nurse then joined the staff full time in 2006. She brings with her 30+ years of pediatric and GYN experience from Boston Children’s Hospital, Brigham & Women's Hospital, and Newton-Wellesley Hospital where she maintains her position on the Pediatric Inpatient Unit.

    Lisa and her husband, Tim live in Natick and have 3 grown children.

Contact: Wellesley College Health Service | Simpson Building | | 781-283-2810