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Student Health Center

Questions?

  • Student Health Center
    202-885-3380
    Fax: 202-885-1222
    shc@american.edu
    McCabe, Room 1st Floor

    Summer & Semester Break Office Hours:

    8am-4:30pm
    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

    9am-4:30pm
    Wednesday


    Fall & Spring Office Hours:

    9am-6pm
    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

    9:30am-6pm
    Wednesday

Mailing Address
Carolyn Allen

Carolyn Allen

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Health Practitioner

Has extensive experience in high risk obstetrics as a civilian nurse at the National Naval Medical Center. Worked as Family Nurse Practitioner at urgent care facilities in the Washington Metropolitan area. As lifelong learner, has gone from being a g... [More]

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202-885-3386
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Melissa Balaji

Melissa Balaji

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Health Practitioner

Melissa Balaji is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP). Originally from upstate NY, Melissa completed her FNP training at Georgetown University in 2012 and has been calling DC home for 7 years now. She joined the Student Health Center st... [More]

202-885-3380
Student Health Center


Edythe-Anne Cook

Edythe-Anne Cook

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Associate Director for Administrative Services

Edythe Cook is originally from Tuckerton, NJ and has lived in the Washington, DC area since 1998. As a student at AU Edythe was very active in the DC Reads Program, was an FSE Leader and Coordinator, and served as a Resident Assistant and a Desk Rece... [More]

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202-885-3201
Student Health Center


Elspeth Dwyer

Elspeth Dwyer

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Psychiatric Health Practitioner

Elspeth is the psychiatric provider in the Student Health Center and is a board-certified psychiatric and mental health nurse practitioner. Elspeth is a native of the Boston area and completed her nurse practitioner training at Massachusetts General ... [More]

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202-885-3432
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Sarah Hynes

Sarah Hynes

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Registered Nurse

Sarah Hynes is a registered nurse and is originally from Tarrytown, New York. She has been with the Student Health Center for fifteen years. Prior to that, she worked in the ICU at the V.A. Medical Center in Washington, D.C. and the MICU at Georgetow... [More]



Kelli Karacki

Kelli Karacki

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Health Practitioner

Kelli was raised in Houston, Texas and Moscow, Idaho. She worked as a student athletic trainer at the University of Texas while earning her degree in Kinesiology. After graduating she worked as an athletic trainer at the University of Washington. In ... [More]

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Elizabeth Krauss

Elizabeth Krauss

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Health Practitioner

Elizabeth is a board-certified family nurse practitioner and Washington, D.C. native. She began her nursing career as a labor and delivery nurse at Washington Hospital Center in 2002. Since completing her NP training in 2008, she has worked in a vari... [More]

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Faosat Ogbara

Faosat Ogbara

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Patient Service Representative

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Theodore Peyton

Theodore Peyton

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Patient Services Supervisor

Teddy Peyton grew up in Baltimore, MD and attended Mt St Mary's University in Emmitsburg, MD. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English in 2003 and completed a Masters in Business Administration at Mt. St. Mary's in 2005. While at the Mount, Te... [More]

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202-885-3216
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David Reitman

David Reitman

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Medical Director

Dr. David Reitman serves as the Medical Director for the Student Health Center. In this capacity, he oversees all clinical services provided to American University students. In addition to his leadership role at the Student Health Center, Dr. Reitman... [More]

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202-885-3958
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Sandra Reyes

Sandra Reyes

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Patient Service Representative

Sandra joined American University summer 2013 as a data analyst for the Honors and Alumni Relations Department. Prior to that, she worked at a Dermatologist Office where she was the billing department manager and certified medical coder. Sandra comes... [More]

202-885-3500
Student Health Center


Kaitlin Tolzman

Kaitlin Tolzman

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Registered Nurse

Kaitlin Tolzman is a Registered Nurse from Annapolis, Maryland. She joined the Student Health Center staff in September 2012. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Salisbury University and a Bachelor of Science in Health Education and Prom... [More]

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Maylin Wallace

Maylin Wallace

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Patient Service Representative

Maylin is originally from the Philippines. Before moving to America Maylin worked at an international commercial shipping company and a manufacturing company. Maylin's administrative skills include customer service and budgeting. Maylin earned a B.S.... [More]

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202-885-3565
Student Health Center