Student Health Services

We endeavor to support the student's physical and emotional self while in the pursuit of their education. We nurture students as they strive for independence by teaching self-care concepts and encouraging safe and thoughtful practices as health care consumers.


Student Health Services is staffed by Certified Registered Nurse Practitioners (CRNP’s). Appointments with physicians from the Chestnut Hill Health System are available on a limited basis.

AS OF MARCH 1, 2016: All appointments must be scheduled in advance. Walk-ins no longer accepted. Call 215-572-2966 or use the Patient Portal to schedule. When selecting your appointment, please be sure to complete all required information including forms and insurance information. 

Payment can be made by student charge, cash or check. Credit cards are not accepted.

Emergencies Only: After 4 p.m., Monday-Friday, contact Public Safety at 215-572-2999.

Physician Hours: Physicians have office hours during the week on a limited basis. The nurse practitioners refer all patients to the physicians. Additionally, all allergy serum injections must be scheduled during physician's hours, Mondays, 3-4:30 p.m. and Thursdays, 2:30-4:30 p.m.

Staff Directory

Name Title Phone Email
Debbie Devine Administrative Assistant 215-572-2966
Amanda Holden Medical Assistant
Kathy McGovern, CRNP Director of Student Health Services 215-572-2966
Robin Sears Office Assistant 215-572-2966
Theresa Smith, CRNP Nurse Practitioner 215-572-2966
Marc McKenna, MD Staff Physician, Chestnut Hill Family Practice. Certified in Sports Medicine    
Valerie Prete-Pendley, MD Staff Physician, Chestnut Hill Family Practice    
Student Health Services Staff Members

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