Lisa M. Colombo, DNP, MHA, RN
Executive Vice Chancellor

As the Executive Vice Chancellor for Commonwealth Medicine at UMass Chan Medical School since 2018, Lisa M. Colombo has dedicated her tenure to partnering with purposeful organizations to improve the healthcare experience for all and make it more equitable, effective, and accessible. During the COVID-19 pandemic, her clinical expertise was critical to launching a large-scale, community collaboration in Central Mass that administered almost 100,000 vaccines. In recognition, she was awarded an honorary Doctor of Nursing Science degree from Worcester State University in 2020 and named one of Worcester Business Journal’s Outstanding Women in Business in 2021.

Colombo held previous leadership positions at several healthcare organizations, including UMass Memorial Medical Center, UMass HealthAlliance Hospital, Lahey Hospital, and Medical Center, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and the Visiting Nurse Association of Central Massachusetts.

A published author of both book chapters and journal articles, Colombo is a prolific writer on health care and nursing. She has been a published peer reviewer for the Journal for Healthcare Quality and the Journal of Advanced Nursing. Colombo is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Colombo was recently appointed to the Board of Trustees at UMass Memorial Health where she serves on the Patient Care Assessment Committee. She has also served as a member of the executive board of the Organization of Nurse Leaders of Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Colombo is also a member of the American Organization of Nurse Executives and the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Colombo earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Worcester State University, where she currently serves as Vice Chair on the Board of Trustees, in addition to serving on the Planning & Development and Finance & Facilities Committees. She achieved her Master of Health Administration at Clark University and a Doctor of Nursing Practice at the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions.

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