Our Tutors

Biology

Kelli BanaianKelliann “Kelli” Banaian

Hi my name is Kelliann "Kelli" Banaian. I am a junior. My major is Nursing and my minor is psychology. I tutor A&P 1&2 (BIOL 231&232), Nursing Health Assessment and Fundamentals (NURS 295), and Nursing 331: Pharmacology. At Simmons, I belong to Simmons Student Nursing Association (Executive Board- Media Representative), Resident Advisor for Office of Residence Life, Member of the Honor Board. In my free time, I like to work as a Patient Care Assistant (PCA) at Brigham and Women's Hospital (Dept. of Cardiac Surgery), volunteer in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Boston Children's Hospital, take walks with friends, and watch the New England Patriots.



Emmi Mancini

Hi my name is Emmi Mancini. I am a senior majoring in Biology with Chemistry and Studio Arts minors. I tutor Bio 336 which I took with Professor Lopilato. At Simmons, I am the president of the Chemistry and Physics Liaison. In my free time, I like to read and hike.



Biology and Chemistry

Jess DanahyJess Danahy

Hi my name is Jess Danahy. I am a Grad student in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Simmons. I tutor Bio 113, Chem 113, and Bio/Chem 115. I am fascinated by the interconnection between chemistry and biology, especially in the human body. In my free time I enjoy reading and exercising.



Chemistry

Erica Bartle

Hi my name is Erica Bartle. I am a senior. My major is Biology with a Minor in Chemistry. I tutor Chem 113. I took this course with Dr. Gurney. At Simmons, I play rugby and am an Alternative Spring Break Team Leader. In my free time, I like to cook and bake!



Shea BuckleyShea Buckley

Hi my name is Shea Buckley. I use they/them/theirs pronouns. I am a junior, exercise science major on the pre-med track. I tutor Inorganic Chemistry (113), Organic Chemistry (112), and Statistics (118). I took inorganic with Professor Gurney, organic with Professor Lee, and stats with Professor Morgan. At Simmons I have been an orientation leader, a member of SWAG (Sexuality, Women, and Gender), and the secretary of TaNC (Trans and Non-binary Collective). In my free time I like to read, knit, watch Grey's Anatomy for hours on end, paint, cook amazing vegan food, and sleep (I'm a college student, what can I say).



Sienna CaronSienna Caron

Hi my name is Sienna Caron. I am a: sophomore. My major is nutrition. I tutor Chem 113. I took this course with Prof. Gurney. At Simmons, I belong to the soccer team.



Sarah FleischhauerSarah Fleischhauer

Hi my name is Sarah Fleischhauer. I am a sophomore. My major is nursing. I tutor Chem 110. I took this course with Cheryl Lavoie. At Simmons, I belong to the concert choir. I am also a TA for Chem 110 lab.



Marissa JohnsonMarissa Johnson

Hi, my name is Marissa Johnson. I am a sophomore double majoring in Nutrition/Dietetics and Psychology. I tutor Chem 111 and took the course with professor Ismail. I am a part of the Simmons tennis team and enjoy hanging out with my best friends in my free time. Chemistry, nutrition, and psychology are my favorite subjects!



Maddie Karod

Hi my name is Maddie Karod. I am a Junior. My major is Chemistry and Environmental Science. I tutor CHEM 113, 115, 216, 224. I took these courses with Dr. Gurney, Dr. Berger, Dr. Lee. At Simmons, I belong to Sustainability Club, Berger Research Lab. In my free time, I like to run and cook.



Allie KrystofikAllie Krystofik

Hi my name is Allie and I'm a sophomore studying biochemistry. I tutor Chem 111, and I took this course with Professor Ismail. I'm passionate about science and I love to help students understand concepts so they can love science too (or at least understand it better). In my free time, I like to dance and do yoga.



Ruby LaemmleRuby Laemmle

Hi my name is Ruby Laemmle. I am a senior majoring in biochemistry and public health. I tutor Organic Chemistry I & II. I took Orgo I with Dr Lee and Orgo II with Dr Gurney. At Simmons, I belong to the Chemistry and Physics Liaison. In my free time, I like to horseback ride and see my family.



Virginia MasonVirginia Mason

Hi my name is Virginia Mason. I am a Junior. My major is Nutrition and Dietetics with minors in Chemistry, Psychology, and Mandarin. I tutor Chem 111. I took this course with Dr. Walker. At Simmons, I belong to the Simmons Sirens. In my free time, apart from hanging out with friends and watching Netflix, I like to read popular books in Mandarin, play with my dog, and cook dinner for my family. Fun Fact: I am a retired competitive figure skater.



Carson NorwoodCarson Norwood

Hi, my name is Carson Norwood. I am a senior studying biochemistry and public health, and I tutor Organic Chemistry I (CHEM 224). I took this course with Dr. Nancy Lee in Fall 2015. Besides being an orgo tutor, I am also the president of the Simmons Reproductive Justice Collective. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with friends, cooking, and catching up on Netflix.



Elizabeth SaundersElizabeth Saunders

Hi my name is Elizabeth Saunders. I am a sophomore in the Exercise Science/DPT program. I tutor CHEM 111, which I took with Professor Ismail. At Simmons, I belong to the Simmons College Dance Company and the Exercise Science Liaison. In my free time, I enjoy watching Netflix and playing with my dog.



Lili TorresLili Torres

Hi my name is Lili Torres. I am a Sophomore student. My major is Nutrition/Dietetics. I tutor Chem113. I took this course with Professor Gurney. At Simmons, I belong to the tennis team. In my free time, I like to play video games or explore Boston. I want to minor in Psychology. Chemistry and Biology are my favorite subjects!



French

Julie Kellndorfer

Hi, my name is Julie Kellndorfer. I am a senior History major and French minor here at Simmons. I tutor all levels of French, but I have taken French 245, 266, 314, and 315 with Professor Febles, and French 316 and 395 with Professor Messay. At Simmons, I am a member of the field hockey team. In my free time I love to read! Although I complete my Bachelor's degree this fall, I am continuing on here at Simmons at the School of Library and Information Sciences to complete my MS in Library Science!



Math

Caroline LandryCaroline Landry

Hi my name is Caroline Landry and I use she/her pronouns. I am a second year student majoring in Exercise Science in the 3+3 Physical Therapy Program. I tutor BIO113; CHEM 111 and 112; NUTR112; PSYC101; MATH118; SPAN 101, 102, and 201; and Study Skills and Time Management. In my free time I like to cook. If you don't see an appointment time that works for you, email me and I'll try to work something out!



Giulia Pintea

Hi my name is Giulia Pintea. I am a junior. My major is Psychology and Biostatistics. I tutor Introductory Statistics (MATH-118). I took this course with Prof. Brown. At Simmons, I belong to the Multicultural & International Student Organization (MISO).



Medical Calculation

Abby ShifrenAbby Shifren

Hi my name is Abby Shifren. I am a junior. My major is Nursing. I am also minoring in public health and psychology. I tutor med-calc. I took Nursing fundamentals (NURS 295) with Professor Moniz. At Simmons, I belong to Hillel and the Student Nurses Association. In my free time, I like to make smoothies, do yoga and spend time outdoors. Feel free to ask me about classes, clinical placement and anything else nursing related :)



Sylvia Leung

Hi, my name is Sylvia Leung. I am a junior nursing major with a minor in business. I tutor MedCalc . At Simmons, I am the treasurer for the Class of 2019. In my free time I like to explore the city!



Nursing

StudentTutorMingh Hattori

Hi my name is Mingh Hattori. I am a (Grad student) in the Direct Entry Nurse Practioner Program. I tutor NUR 455 Synthesis I took this course with Professor Margaret Costello. In my free time, I like to dance bachata.



Nutrition

Caroline LovelandCaroline Loveland

Hi my name is Caroline Loveland. I am a graduate student the MS/CSN program. My major is Nutrition and Health Promotion. I tutor Nutr 311 (Nutrient Metabolism) and Nutr 390 (Senior Seminar). I took these courses with Dr. Fung and Dr. Metallinos-Katsaras, respectively. At Simmons, I am co-treasurer of the Nutrition Liaison. In my free time, I love to run, kayak, and try new foods!



Emily TrusslerEmily Trussler

Hi my name is Emily Trussler. I am a Grad student in the MS/DPD in Nutrition and Health Promotion. My major is Nutrition. I tutor NUTR 311 (Nutrient Metabolism) and NUTR 390 (Senior Seminar). I took this course with Dr. Fung (311) and Dr. Metallinos-Katsaras (390). At Simmons, I belong to Nutrition Perspectives (a brand new magazine!) In my free time, I like to paint and read mystery novels!



Psychology

Madeline UretskyMadeline Uretsky

Hi my name is: Madeline Uretsky. I am a senior. My major is: Neuroscience & Behavior- Biology Track, and my minors are Nutrition and Biostatistics. I tutor: BIOL-113, PSYC-101, PSYC-201, PSYC-244, and Study Skills/Time Management. At Simmons, I belong to MindScope and Hillel.



Public Health

Katie BragdonKatie Bragdon

Hi, my name is Katie Bragdon. I am a junior in the Exercise Science/DPT Program. I am tutoring Public Health 101. I took this course with Professor Shelley White. At Simmons I am the treasurer of the Exercise Science Liaison and I am in the COF intramural Wiffle Ball League. In my free time I like to do hot yoga at the Fenway CorePower Yoga studio.



Spanish

Chloe Guttmann

Hi my name is Chloe Guttmann. I am a senior. My major is Spanish/ESL education. I tutor Spanish (all levels). At Simmons I've taken Span 245, 314, 265, 269, 336, 253, 322, and 312 I learned Spanish when I was 11 years old.



Erin O'Brien

Hi my name is Erin O'Brien. I am a sophomore. My majors are Spanish and Social Work. I tutor Spanish 101,102, 201, 202, and 245. I took Spanish 245 with Professor Ovalle-Child. At Simmons, I participate in Strong Women Strong Girls. In my free time, I like to cook, bike, run, and go to the movies.