Health Professions Advising


Chip Bailey

Chip Bailey joined CCAS in June 2010. Chip is a 2010 graduate of the Master of Arts in Liberal Studies program at Nazareth College of Rochester and holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi. He has had a diverse career in higher education serving Adjunct Instructor in Voice for the Music Department at the Rochester Institute of Technology and as Adjunct Lecturer in Arts management for the Department of Dance at the SUNY College at Brockport. Chip is an Academic adviser whose primary responsibilities include health professions advising, assisting with orientation, the Citation for Achievement in College Leadership, a member of the Independent Studies/Internships team, and coordinator of the College Prizes program.

Brittany Morhac

Brittany Morhac joined CCAS in January 2015. Brittany is a 2008 graduate of the University of Rochester with a BS in Brain and Cognitive Sciences. She earned her MS in Higher Education Administration from the Warner School of Education at the University of Rochester in 2014. Prior to joining the staff at CCAS she was at Mt. Hope Family Center where she worked as a research assistant, recruitment coordinator, and project coordinator on several grants over her six years. Most recently, Brittany coordinated a NIMH grant that utilized a multi level analysis protocol to examine the effectiveness of interpersonal psychotherapy and the development of adolescent girls with depressive symptoms. As an academic adviser Brittany does general advising and advises students who are interested in health professions.

Carrie Nicchi

Carrie Nicchi joined CCAS in February 2014 as an Academic Counselor. Carrie began her career in the Rochester City School District as a School Based Prevention Counselor at both School of the Arts and James Monroe High School through a local, non-profit agency. Carrie works with students interested in health professions as well as general advising. She is a member of the Independent Studies/Internships team and advises part-time and non-matriculated students. She received her B.A. in English at St. John Fisher College and her M.S. at The Warner School of Education in School and Community Health Counseling. She is excited to be working at the University of Rochester and is eager to continue assisting students in their pursuit for solid and promising futures.

Jennifer Sherwood

Jennifer Sherwood joined the College Center for Advising Services team in 2004 as an academic counselor; she now works as part of the new undergraduate Multidisciplinary Studies Center and her responsibilities include working with students interested in public health-related programs. Jennifer graduated from Stanford University with a BA in History, and has recently begun to explore her interests in counseling through the Warner School of Education.

Juliet Sullivan

Juliet Sullivan advises the students in the Post-baccalaureate Pre-medical Program.  After graduating from Boston University, Juliet studied English literature at the University of Rochester, and wrote her dissertation on etiquette in medieval English literature.  She has taught courses in medieval literature, Shakespeare, children's literature, and writing at the River Campus and Eastman School of Music.  She joined CCAS in January of 2008.

Cathy Tempest

Caterina Caiazza, Director of Health Professions Advising: Prior to joining Advising Services, Caterina was a health professions, public health and life/neurosciences “specialist” career counselor within the Gwen M. Greene Career and Internship Center at the University of Rochester. She also has work experiences within college admissions and as a high school science teacher in Charlotte, North Carolina. She earned a Master of Arts in Teaching degree from Duke University and a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Hobart and William Smith Colleges. She was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa and received a Knowles Science Teaching Foundation (KSTF) Fellowship in 2006.

Contact Information

203 Lattimore Hall, River Campus