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.

Walk-in Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:30-11:45 a.m.

Appointments Only: Monday-Fridays, 12:30-4 p.m. Call 215-572-2966 to schedule. Please note: Travel medicine, physicals, blood draws, and women’s health exams need an appointment.

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. Hours: Mondays, 3-4:30 p.m. and Thursdays, 2:30-4:30 p.m.

Staff Directory

Name/Email Link Title Phone
Debbie Devine Administrative Assistant for Wellness Services 215-572-2966
Kathy McGovern, CRNP Director of Student Health Services 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  

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