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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 leaders

  reitman@american.edu

  (202) 885-3958

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,

  edythe@american.edu

  (202) 885-3201

Ariel White University Physician Student Health Center

Dr. Ariel White serves as the University Physician at the Student Health Center. In this role, she supervises the Advanced Practice Clinicians and nursing staff, while providing primary and subspecial

  arielw@american.edu

Jatna Breton Deleon Patient Service Representative Student Health Center

Jatna, has lived in Washington DC for over 21 years and joined the Student Health Center in November of 2018. She was the EMR/Front desk manager for a neurosurgical practice prior to joining the Stude

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 Ce

  shynes@american.edu

  (202) 885-3691

Elizabeth Kvochak Advanced Practice Clinician Student Health Center

Beth Kvochak is a board-certified physician assistant who joined the student health center in Spring of 2022 after relocating from Seattle, WA. She graduated from The George Washington University in 2

Claire Milliken Psychiatric Health Practitioner Student Health Center

Claire is one of the psychiatric prescribers at the Student Health Center. She attended Villanova University for Nursing and the University of Virginia for her Nurse Practitioner degree. Claire is a b

Abhishek Patel Administrative Coordinator Student Health Center

Abhishek is an AU alumn who studied public health (as part of the 3-Year Public Health Scholars Program) and graduated in 2018. He returned to AU at the beginning of the Health Crisis to help implemen

  abhishek@american.edu

  (202) 885-3565

Sandra Reyes Patient Service Representative Student Health Center

Sandra a Washington, DC native joined American University summer 2013 as a data analyst for the Honors and Alumni Relations Department. Sandra comes with over seven years of experience in the medical

  (202) 885-3565

Karen Troccoli Advanced Practice Clinician Student Health Center

Karen, a Washington D.C. native, is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She has been practicing since 2012 and joined the Student Health Center in 2019. Her previous clinical experience inclu

  karent@american.edu

Sarah Wagstaff Advanced Practice Clinician Student Health Center

Sarah joined the Student Health Center in December 2018 after relocating to Washington DC from Roanoke VA.  She is a board-certified Physician Assistant.  In 2014, Sarah graduated from the Physician A

  wagstaff@american.edu

Kimberly Callender Advanced Practice Clinician

Kimberly is a native of Brooklyn, NY and is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP). She has been practicing as an FNP since 2012 and joined the Student Health Center in 2021. Her experience

  callende@american.edu

Tamar Zakheim Part Time Staff

Tamar Zakheim is a board-certified Physician Assistant since 2012 and joined the Student Health Center in 2019. She was born and bred in New York and has been living in the DC area for over a decade.

  zakheim@american.edu