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Our Team

The Student Health and Counseling Center is staffed by Advanced Practice Registered Nurses specializing in family and psychiatric/health, medical assistants, consulting physicians, a fiscal coordinator, administrative assistants, and a registered nurse.

  • Mary Woodring, MSN, APRN, Director of Student Health
  • Gina Bardsley, Administrative Assistant
  • Michele Bach, Office and Fiscal Manager
  • Neicha McCray, Medical Office Specialist
  • What is an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse?

    An Advanced Practice Registered Nurse is a registered nurse authorized to practice in the State of Alaska, who, because of specialized education and experience, is certified to perform acts of medical diagnosis and the prescription of medical, therapeutic or corrective measures under regulations adopted by the Board of Nursing. Advanced Practice Registered Nurses are committed to caring for the whole person and to educate and empower clients to make informed health care choices.

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Mental Health

  • Jane Garrow, MSW, LCSW, Mental Health Counselor 
  • Judith Lindenfelser, MS, APRN, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Kristen Kemerling, Psy D, Mental Health Counselor, Sport and Performance Psychologist
  • Ralph Bagley, MSN, APRN, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Virginia Walker, MSN, APRN, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Physical Health

  • Betty Bang, APRN, Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Jennifer Larson, RN, Nurse Manager
  • Mary Woodring, MSN, APRN, Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Shellie Flores, MSN, APRN, Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Theresa Schmitz, MSN, APRN, Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Nicolette Thude, MSN, APRN, Family Nurse Practitioner

Health Promotion