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Inclement Weather Update

Due to current weather conditions, Skidmore College will suspend operations Sunday, January 20, 2019.

Residence halls and the dining hall will remain open for students on campus and those who are able to return to campus on Sunday. However, all other scheduled activities have been cancelled.

Essential staff should report as scheduled. Facilities Services will continue to work throughout the storm. Read more at

Health Services


Patricia Bosen, MSN, FNP-C
Patty is a Family Nurse Practitioner and Director of Health Services. She is certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner by the American Nursing Credentialing Center and holds a Masters Degree from SUNY Utica/Rome. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau (an International Nursing Honor Society), Nurse Practitioner Association of NY State and both the American and New York State College Health Associations. Patty enjoys interacting with students both within the setting of Health Services and in outreach opportunities on campus.


Deb MaddenOffice Coordinator
Debra Madden

Deb joined Health Services in 2010 after working in Skidmore's Dean of Special Programs Office for 13 years. She welcomes being part of the medical community and enjoys the day-to-day contact with the students. Interests include reading, snowshoeing, cross country skiing, downhill skiing (only in fair-weather), and exercising. Spending time with family and friends is a joy!



Nurse Practitioners

CarlaCarla Suna, MSN, FNP
Carla is a Family Nurse Practitioner. She has a BS in nursing from the University of Rochester and received her MS from SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau, the New York State Association for Nurse Practitioners, and the New York State College Health Association. While certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner, her specific areas of interest are gynecological care, health promotion, and STI prevention. 


Val SchultzVal Schultz, MSN, FNP-C
Val is a Family Nurse Practitioner working full-time for Skidmore College Health Services. She received her BSN from Wagner College, her MSN from Pace University, and her FNP degree from Sage Graduate School in Troy, NY. Val has enjoyed working in maternal/child health care over the years and every summer works at a camp in New Hampshire. When not at work, she loves spending time with family and friends, yoga, kayaking, and taking long walks.


Kim MonteloneKim Montelone, FNP
Kim is a Family Nurse Practitioner who works per diem in Health Services. She obtained her Masters in Nursing from Sage Graduate School. She also holds a B.A. in Biology from SUNY Geneseo and a B.S.N. in Nursing from The Sage Colleges. During the summer Kim volunteers with Double H Hole in the Woods, a camp for children with life threatening diseases. In her spare time she also enjoys running, baking, and various outdoor activities with her family; which includes her husband, two small children, and their dog Kenzie.

Renee Barron, FNP

Consulting Practitioners

Randy Anselmo, MD
Dr. Anselmo is a part-time physician with Skidmore College Health Services. He is the full-time Director of Health Services at Bennington College. When not at work, Randy loves to travel all over the world with his family.

AlAl Jagoda, MD
Dr. Jagoda works part-time in Health Services, ski patrol at Gore Mountain and in Occupational Medicine. Al's hobbies include running, skiing, biking, and many more outside activities. 


Nursing Staff

Michelle LapoMichelle Lapo, RN
Michelle is a full time Registered Nurse with Skidmore College since 2006. She enjoys speaking with the students and helping them understand their health care needs. She shares an active family life with her husband and triplet boys.

Kara Sysyn, RN
Kara is a Registered Nurse at Skidmore Health Services. She received her Bachelors in Nutrition from the University of New Hampshire and her BSN in Nursing from SUNY Binghamton. In her spare time Kara enjoys spending time with her family and friends doing skiing, hiking, yoga and traveling.

Colleen Shamberger, RN

Kristen Corcoran, RN
Kristen is a registered nurse at Skidmore Health Services. She received her BSN from the University of Southern Maine. Kristen also works for Skidmore Health Promotion as a Wellness Coach. In her free time she enjoys running, working out, traveling with her husband, and watching her two boys play lacrosse and baseball.

Rhonda Wheland, RN