Alice Colalillo, MPA - Assistant Director of Operations, Kean Wellness Center
Alice Colalillo is the Assistant Director of Operations for the Kean Wellness Center and has been a part of Kean University since 2008. In this position, Alice provides assistance in matters of departmental organization, leadership and technical expertise. Alice is well versed in New Jersey immunization laws and practices, is fluent in the Spanish language and currently serves as a Student Support Advocate in matters of sexual misconduct. Alice is a two time alumna, having received her Bachelor in Political Science and Master of Public Administration at Kean University. In May 2021, Alice was awarded the New Jersey College Health Association Collaboration is Key Award. She is a member ofthe governing council of the New Jersey Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration, the President for the Kean University Chapter of Pi Alpha Alpha Honors Society for Public Affairs and Public Administation, a member of the New Jersey College Health Association and the American College Health Association.
Kristine Sparks, DNP, APN - Nurse Practitioner
Kristine Sparks is a family nurse practitioner, who has been at Kean University Student Health Services since 2012. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at LaSalle University, Philadelphia, PA. She was also the president of her nursing class and received the Mable Morris Leadership Award. After graduating Kristine served Active Duty in the United States Air Force as a Registered Nurse and later became a Family Nurse Practitioner. She earned her Masters Degree at Uniformed Services University of Health and Sciences in Bethesda, MD. She is board certified through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). Kristine's last assignment before joining the Kean staff was as a primary care provider at the joint base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in New Jersey, she held this position for four years. She served a total of 11 years as an officer. After serving in the military, she received her doctorate from Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ. At graduation she received the Catherine Denning leadership Award. Kristine is an active member of several professional organizations including the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Sigma Theta Tau-The International Honors Society of Nursing, Strathmore's Who's Who for Outstanding Professionals, and she was inducted into Golden Key International Society.
Carolyn Smith, DNP, FNP - Nurse Practitioner
Carolyn Smith is a board certified family nurse practitioner licensed in the state of New Jersey.
She achieved a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Kean University. She holds a Masters of Science in Nursing from the University of Medicine and Dentistry/Rutgers University and a Doctor of Nursing Practice from Gannon University.
Prior to working at Kean University Student Health Services she worked as a Nurse Practitioner in the areas of public health, infectious disease, post acute/transitional hospital medicine and primary medical care. Her approach to medicine is client centered, individualized care with emphasis on education, prevention and health maintenance.
Marci Blaszka, MSN, APN - Nurse Practitioner
Marci Blaszka is a Board Certified Nurse Practitioner licensed in the State of New Jersey. She received her Master's Degree in Nursing at Seton Hall University. She works part-time at Kean University Student Health Services since 2015, and provides primary care and women's health services to the student population. Professionally Marci has worked as a mental health counselor, oncology Registered Nurse and serves as an alumni mentor for her alma mater.
Taylor Williams, DPT - Medical Records Coordinator
Dr. Taylor A. Williams serves as the Medical Records Coordinator for the Kean Wellness Center - Student Health Services. Dr. Williams is a two time Kean Alumna, earning her Bachelors of Arts in Biology and her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. She has worked at Student Health Services since 2017 and is well versed in New Jersey immunization laws. Dr. Williams is dedicated to serving the Kean community and promoting health and wellness to Kean students. Outside of the office, Dr. Williams enjoys traveling, cooking and eating delicious food, and crafting.