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

Fall & Spring Hours: Mon & Thurs – 8:30am – 8:00pm

Tues, Wed & Fri – 8:30am – 6:00pm*

Summer and Spring Break Hours:
Mon - Fri - 8:00am-4:30pm

*(Closed Wed 9-9:45 a.m. for staff meeting)

Cook, Edythe-Anne
Associate Director for Administrative Services

Student Health Center
4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20016-8036

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  1. David Reitman, Medical Director

    Student Health Center

    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

    Send email to David Reitman

    (202) 885-3958

  2. Edythe-Anne Cook, Associate Director for Administrative Services

    Student Health Center

    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

    Send email to Edythe-Anne Cook

    (202) 885-3201

  3. Elspeth Dwyer, Psychiatric Health Practitioner

    Student Health Center

    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

    Send email to Elspeth Dwyer

    (202) 885-3432

  4. Desiree Francis, Advanced Practice Clinician

    Student Health Center

    Desiree Francis is a board-certified Physician Assistant who joined the AU Student Health Center staff February 2015. She is originally from Toronto, Canada, however grew up in Silver Spring, MD. She attended Howard University where she received her … More

    Send email to Desiree Francis

    (202) 885-3466

  5. Kelli Karacki, Advanced Practice Clinician

    Student Health Center

    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

    (202) 885-3380

  6. Heidi Sequeira, Advanced Practice Clinician

    Student Health Center

    Heidi Sequeira joined the Student Health Center in January of 2015. She is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner and is originally from NW North Dakota. Heidi began her career in 2003 as an intensive care nurse. She earned her Nurse Practitione… More

    Send email to Heidi Sequeira

    (202) 885-3386

  7. Jeannine Laux, Advanced Practice Clinician

    Student Health Center

    Jeannine Laux is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner who joined the American University Student Health Center staff in January 2016. Jeannine comes to AU from New York City where she worked as a Nurse Practitioner at AdvantageCare Physicians … More

    Send email to Jeannine Laux

  8. Sarah Hynes, Registered Nurse

    Student Health Center

    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

    Send email to Sarah Hynes

    (202) 885-3691

  9. Kaitlin Tolzman, Registered Nurse

    Student Health Center

    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

    Send email to Kaitlin Tolzman

    (202) 885-3380

  10. Diana Reconco, Administrative Coordinator

    Student Health Center

    Send email to Diana Reconco

    (202) 885-3216

  11. Faosat Ogbara, Patient Service Representative

    Student Health Center

    Send email to Faosat Ogbara

    (202) 885-3380

  12. Sandra Reyes, Patient Service Representative

    Student Health Center

    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) 885-3565

  13. Maylin Wallace, Patient Service Representative

    Student Health Center

    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

    Send email to Maylin Wallace

    (202) 885-3565