Vanessa Britto, MD, MSc'96-Community Health, Res'89, F'91 is the Associate Vice President for Campus Life and Executive Director of Health and Wellness joining Brown in January 2018. Vanessa is a board-certified internist and been a student life professional and administrator since 2001. She was inducted as a Fellow in the American College of Physicians (FACP). Having leadership roles in the field of college health at the local, regional, and national levels, prior to returning to Brown, Vanessa was formerly the director of health services at Wellesley College. At Brown, Vanessa oversees the areas of Health Services, Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), BWell Health Promotion, Student and Employee Accessibility Services (SEAS) and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) – a combined team of over 200 staff and students. Dr Britto is excited to return to Brown University to champion a new chapter and a new vision for health and wellness at Brown – continuing in the tradition of innovation and leadership among peers.
In her spare time Vanessa can be found reading, traveling, enjoying live music (especially jazz), biking or getting in a round of golf.