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Student Health Services’ staff members are all selected for their exceptional professional abilities, commitment to student health, and their treatment of health problems with compassion and care.

Interim Director

  • Beth Walsh, RN, MSN, CPNP Interim Director

Medical Providers

  • Dr. Laurel Kietzman, MD (Emergency Medicine) Board Certified
  • Dr. Lidia Nelkovski, MD (Internal Medicine) Board Certified
  • Dr. Donna Nielsen, MD (Family Medicine) Board Certified
  • Beth Walsh, RN, MSN, CPNP


All nurses are registered and licensed by the State of Illinois.

  • Deb Farrell, RN, BSN
  • Brooke Malcolm, RN 
  • Juli Painter, RN, C, BSN
  • Sandy Phillips, RN
  • Sonya Ristine, RN, BSN
  • Rhesa Salstrom, RN
  • Laurie Smith, RN
  • Judy Taylor, RN, BSN
  • Claudia Wall, RN, BSN
  • Whitney Woerner, RN, BSN 

Administrative Staff

  • Kathleen Finch, Intake Coordinator
  • Janet Lyon, CPC, Medical Coder and Biller
  • Lisa Simon, Bookkeeper
  • Judy Rietveld, Office Assistant 

Massage Therapist

  • Gayle Koehler, Certified Massage Therapist