Ms. Ellen Reynolds, MS

University of Rhode Island

Contact Details

University of Rhode Island



Ellen M. Reynolds, MS

Director, URI Health Services

6 Butterfield Road, Potter Building

Kingston, RI 02881

Ph: (401) 874-5155

Fax: (401) 874-2586



9/1992—5/1995             Salve Regina University, M.S. — Health Care Administration

9/1986—5/1991             University of Rhode Island, B.S. — Human Development,                                                                                  Counseling and Family Studies, and Early Childhood Education


Professional Experience

Director, Pauline B. Wood Health Services                                                                    6/2011 – Present

University of Rhode Island – Kingston, RI

  • Coordinate  health services  with other student affairs departments.
  •  Coordinate and manage student health insurance program.
  •  Establish program priorities, planning, and implementation in coordination with Medical Director.

  •  Coordinate non–University local health and hospital services.

  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the facility including billing, insurance, nutrition, procurement, diagnostic laboratory, diagnostic imaging, health information management, housekeeping and other support staff.

  • Develop, plan and manage the $7M budget for Health Services including strategic planning for capital improvements; manage ten department accounts to ensure resources are available for essential services.

  • Review all processes to ensure compliance with accreditation standards of the Joint Commission, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).


  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
  • URI Health Studies, Internal Advisory Committee
  • American College Health Association (ACHA), Admin. Section Secretary, Chair-Elect, Chair

  • Past President, New England College Health Association
  • President’s Commission of the Status of Women
  • Strategic Budget Planning Council Member

  • ACHA Fellow, 2017
  • URI Administrative Excellence Award, 2009
  • Student Affairs  Great Idea Award Winner, 2007
  • ACHA, Affiliate  Professional Award Recipient, 2004