ASU Health Services

Health Services Medical Staff

 

Tempe Campus Administration
Director Allan Markus MD, MS, MBA, FACP
Associate Director Christiana Moore MPA, MSW,LCSW
Chief of Clinical Staff Stefanie Schroeder MD
Business Office Manager Joanne Anderson
Management Research Analyst Nancy Hooke
Administative Associate Ramona Robles
 
Downtown Campus Administration
Director NP Healthcare Diane Perry NP
 
Polytechnic Campus Administration
Clinic Manager Tammy Ostroski NP
 
West Campus Administration
Clinic Manager Jeri Pounds NP
 
Downtown Campus Providers
Jean Arlotti NP Ruth Flucker MHNP
Diane Perry NP Rita Wermers NP
Tempe Campus Providers
Internal Medicine/Family Practice Acute Care Clinic
Denise Beighe MD Alan Andresen MD
Michael Bryan MD - Mayo Clinic Harold Cohen MD - Section Chief
Amy Dominguez NP Dale Crawford MD
Kathy Harty NP Stefanie Schroeder MD
Stanford Ho MD - Section Chief Vandana Sinha MD
Lisa Kransdorf MD - Mayo Clinic Dorothy Trimmer NP
Diane Labban NP  
Sharon Labban NP  
Allan Markus MD  
Maria Nasta NP  
Mary Winscott MD - Mayo Clinic  
   
Sports Medicine Women's Health / Gynecology
Matthew Anastasi MD Jo Knatz MD - Section Chief
Deborah Garland MD Ann Ryan NP
Roger McCoy MD - Head Team Physician  
Michael Puchowicz MD  
Kareem Shaarawy MD  
   
Wellness Care  
Acupuncture Massage Therapy
James Burnis LAc Jenifer Bolton LMT
Kimberly Mathis LAc Elena Chrisman LMT
Stefanie Schroeder MD Jacqueline Chikos LMT
  Dominic Rossitto LMT
   
Chiropratic Nutrition
Sunsan Reed DC Suzette Kroll RD
   
Polytechnic Campus Providers
Tammy Ostroski FNP Deborah Garland MD
   
Wellness Care  
Massage Therapy  
Christina Tompkins LMT  
   
West Campus Providers
Jeri Pounds NP Vandana Sinha MD
   
Tempe Campus Specialists
Anikar Chhabra MD - Orthopedic Surgery David Dodick MD - Neurology
Kostas Economopoulos MD - Orthopedic Surgery Rashmi Halker MD - Neurology
David Simms MD - Otolarynology (Ear, Nose & Thoat) Bert Vargas MD - Neurology

 


 

Alan Andresen, M.D.
Adjunct Instructor in Medicine, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic

Dr. Andresen completed his undergraduate studies at Arizona State University with a degree in Microbiology and received his MD degree from the University Autonomous of Guadalajara. He did his Internship at University of Maryland School of Medicine and his residency at York Hospital in Pennsylvania in Family Medicine and is currently Board Certified in Family Medicine and licensed by the Arizona Board of Medicine. He works in both the Acute Care Center and in the Primary Care Department. He has worked at ASU for over 15 years as a physician. He is an Adjunct Instructor in Medicine for the Mayo Clinic of Arizona. He chose to work at ASU due to its diversity of students and their cultures and enjoys caring for their health needs.

Allan Markus M.D., M.S., M.B.A., F.A.C.P., Director ASU Health Services
Adjunct Instructor in Medicine, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic

Dr. Markus is the Director of ASU Health Services. After undergraduate training at Union College (NY) and medical school at UMDNJ-Newark (now Rutgers Medical School), he did post-graduate training in Neurology and Internal Medicine at the University of Rochester and then at Baystate Medical Center associated with Tufts Medical School. Subsequently, he received his MS in Management Information Systems Technology and MBA from University of Maryland. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians.

At ASU, Dr. Markus is the advisor to the Health and Counseling Student Action Committee (HCSAC) and the Flying Samaritans Club at ASU. He volunteers with the Flying Samaritans every other month providing healthcare to patients in the southern area of the southern Baja peninsula. Along with his other duties, he teaches resident physicians who rotate from Mayo Clinic/St. Joseph’s Hospital/Scottsdale Healthcare and medical students at University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix/Kirksville College of Medicine-Mesa. Dr. Markus is active in the American College Health Association as the co-chair of its Benchmarking Committee and serves on its Bylaws committee.

Dr. Markus loves the interaction with the students and the opportunity to prevent disease. Working with HCSAC, he is proud of the student-run efforts to prevent meningitis, smoking related deaths/disease, and the work they did during the H1N1 flu epidemic. He states that being part of a university where students and faculty are trying to change the world makes his job keeping them healthy to accomplish the task even more rewarding.

 

Amy Dominguez N.P.

In 1996, Amy Dominguez graduated Suma Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Florida State University. She obtained her Master of Science in Nursing from University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in 2002, graduating Magna Cum Laude. Amy is Board Certified by ANCC as a Family Practice Nurse Practitioner. She chose to work in healthcare because she has always been concerned for other’s well-being and wanted a profession where she could positively impact other’s lives.

After working in the emergency department as an RN and many years as a nurse practitioner in family practice, Amy decided that she wanted to switch paths and focus on college health. She enjoys working with the student population because she sees how they genuinely want to learn about their illness/injuries and treatment. She feels as though she can make a positive impact on the student's lives by educating them on safety, health promotion and disease prevention. Amy recognizes that for young adults, seeking healthcare without the presence or guidance of parents can be a scary experience. She tries to make her patients feel at ease so that they will have open, honest communication with her and feel comfortable to return without hesitation.

Anikar Chhabra, MD, MS
 

Dr. Anikar Chhabra is a national expert in the field of orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He specializes in arthroscopy of the knee and shoulder, minimally invasive surgery and sports-related injuries. He also treats complex disorders of the knee such as multiple ligament injuries, articular cartilage procedures, osteotomies, unicompartmental knee replacements, total knee replacements and meniscal transplants. He graduated cum laude from Harvard University with a BA in Economics. While at Harvard, he was a four-year Varsity Basketball letter winner. As a team orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Chhabra currently is the head orthopedic surgeon for Arizona State University, Paradise Valley College, South Mountain College, the Arizona Assassins Women's professional football team, Copper Semi-Pro football league and twelve local high schools. He is experienced in providing quality care for athletes at all levels, including weekend warriors.

Dr. Chhabra is the first orthopedic surgeon in Arizona to be certified as an ImPACT Specialist (Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing) the first, most-widely used, and most scientifically validated computerized concussion evaluation system. Dr. Chhabra has authored numerous clinical and scientific orthopedic publications, has served as guest speaker at several national conferences and has received many clinical and research awards. He is currently the Sports Medicine Director of the Banner Good Samaritan Orthopedic Residency Program, the fellowship director for the TOCA/BGS Ortho Sports Medicine Fellowship, and is an adjunct Clinical Professor of Medicine at Mayo Clinic Arizona.

Ann Ryan, NP

Ann Ryan was born in Chicago and came to ASU for her undergraduate education. After receiving a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, she relocated to San Francisco and worked for the City and County Health Department in public Health. She returned to ASU for graduate studies and received a Master’s Degree plus certificate as a Nurse Practitioner. Her professional experience has been in Women’s Health with emphasis on prevention and wellness care. She has loved working at ASU and was attracted to student health for the opportunity to work with the young adult population in an academic setting.

Dale Crawford, M.D.

Dr. Crawford is board certified in Family Practice Medicine. She went to Medical School at the University of New Mexico and did her family practice residency in San Bernardino, California. Dr. Crawford started working at the ASU Health Services in 1995.

 

Deborah Garland, MD

Dr. Deborah Garland grew up in Scottsdale, Arizona and attended Arizona State University where she earned a degree in Nutrition with a minor in Biochemistry. After attending the University of Arizona, College of Medicine, she completed a Family Practice residency at Good Samaritan Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona. Dr. Garland is board certified in Family Practice. She began working at ASU in 1990 and has been a team physician in Intercollegiate Athletics since 1993. In addition to working at Intercollegiate Athletics and the Campus Health Center, she also works at the Student Health center at the Polytechnic (East) campus.

Dr. Garland chose to work at ASU because she saw it as an opportunity to provide sports medicine for both athletes and a population of college students that are very active. She has thoroughly enjoyed being a Team Physician for ASU athletes, from Division I and Club athletes, to “Weekend Warriors.” Being alumni of ASU, Deborah Garland has a special place in her heart for the university. Working at ASU and serving the students is a way she enjoys paying back ASU for all that it did for her as a student.

Denise Beighe, M.D.
Adjunct Instructor in Medicine, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic

Denise Beighe is board certified in internal medicine and rheumatology and a fellow of the American College of Rheumatology (FACR). She attended Lehigh University for her Bachelor of Science in Biology and Hahneman University, School of Medicine, (now Drexel) where she obtained her Medical Degree. She did her internal medicine residency at Abington Memorial Hospital and her rheumatology fellowship at Temple University.

Dr. Beighe went into healthcare because she wanted the opportunity to provide excellent healthcare and work to make a partnership to improve people’s health. She has been at ASU for 20 years and loves the student population and how they challenge her to be her best.

Diane Labban, FNP

Diane Labban is a board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner with over 25 years of experience in healthcare. She practices in the Sonora Clinic of ASU Health Services located in the Sonora Dorm on the Tempe Campus. Diane received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Kean University in New Jersey in 1991, and her Master in Nursing from Grand Canyon University.

Prior to coming to ASU in 2011, Diane worked as a Family Nurse Practitioner in a local private practice, but the majority of her experience has been in ICU/Trauma and ER settings. Diane has great interests in health education and preventative medicine. One of Diane’s goals here at ASU is to provide students and staff with the education, tools and support they need to promote healthy lifestyle behaviors that will last a lifetime.

Diane L Perry, FNP
 

Diane Perry received her Bachelor and Master of Science in Nursing from Indiana Wesleyan University. She is Board Certified in Geriatrics as a Registered Nurse and a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner. Diane worked as a director for a long-term Medicare facility and has most recently worked in internal medicine. Diane chose to work in healthcare for the past 21 years because she likes to help individuals make a difference in their lives and be a part of an ever changing and world challenging arena. She enjoys working at ASU because of the young adult population, preventative medicine, and student’s receptiveness to making a difference in their lifestyle.

Dorothy Trimmer, FNP

Dorothy Trimmer graduated from Seton Hall University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1974. She then continued on to get her Masters in Nursing Education from Hunter College, the City University of New York, in 1976. She completed her Family Nurse Practitioner program at ASU in 1994 and is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner. Dorothy has worked at ASU Health Services as a Family Nurse Practitioner since 1998 and is proficient in primary care, women’s health and acute care. She has a faculty appointment at the ASU College of Nursing for precepting Nurse Practitioner students, actively participates in the clinic’s quality improvement program, and presented a 7 year study on staphylococcal skin infections in the college student population at the 2013 American College Health Association conference in Boston. She has 3 children, 2 of which recently graduated from ASU.

Elena Chrisman, LMT
 

Massage Therapist Elena Chrisman, is an expert in the health field. She is a licensed and insured massage therapist, specializing in advanced therapeutic style massages. Originally born and raised in Russia, Elena moved to the United States in 2005 and graduated from the Arizona School of Massage Therapy in 2008. She has been working at ASU Health Services since 2011 and enjoys providing massage therapy for students so that they can learn about wellness at a young age.

Harold Cohen, M.D.

Dr. Cohen is a graduate of Wake Forest Medical School and completed 3 years of internal medicine training at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center. After pursuing his passion for Emergency Medicine, he became board certified and licensed in Emergency Medicine with the Arizona Medical Board. He serves as the Section Chief for the Acute Care Clinic at ASU Health Services and is also an Adjunct Instructor in Medicine with Mayo Clinic of Arizona. He chooses to work at ASU Health Service, because of the diverse patient population in an academic setting, as well as for the outstanding qualifications of his colleagues.

Dr. Ho, M.D.

Dr. Ho completed his undergraduate studies at Emory University (Atlanta, GA), earned his MD degree at University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), and completed his primary care residency program also at UCSF. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and licensed with the Arizona Medical Board. He serves as the Section Chief of Primary Care at ASU Health Services and is also an Adjunct Instructor in Medicine with the Mayo Clinic of Arizona. He chose to work in healthcare and specifically at ASU because he enjoys caring for a diverse patient population in an academic setting with opportunities to provide health education to the ASU population and to participate with collaborative healthcare research.

Jean Arlotti, FNP

 

Jean Arlotti, Family Nurse Practitioner, joined the staff on the Downtown Phoenix Campus of ASU Health Services in 2012. She became licensed as an RN after she earned her BSN degree at Penn State University, in her native state of Pennsylvania. After gaining clinical experience in medical-surgical nursing, adult ICU, and neonatal ICU, she went overseas to serve as a Peace Corps Volunteer for two years in Antigua, West Indies. There, she worked alongside maternity and neonatal nurses, helped with training, and taught classes to nursing students and at-risk teens in the community. Upon return to the US, she earned her MSN degree from Florida State University and became certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner in 1995.

As a nurse practitioner, Jean has worked in clinics for the uninsured and underserved, HMO settings, retail health clinics, and psychiatric facilities. In the academic setting, she has taught in nursing programs at Florida A&M University and the University of Maryland. Jean is excited to be in the academic environment again and enjoys being part of a thriving NP clinic that meets the critical health care needs of the students, faculty, staff, and surrounding community.

Jo Knatz, M.D.

As a “Navy Brat” Dr. Jo Knatz lived in nine different locales before age 9, then settled in Groton, Connecticut, until she left for University of Kansas where she received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She then came to Phoenix where she worked both in medical ICU and postpartum recovery. While working as a nurse, she wanted to do more, and have more control over patient care. She then decided to attend the University of Kansas, School of Medicine, and completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Missouri- Kansas City/Truman Medical Center. She has been a board-certified obstetrician/gynecologist since 1989.

Dr. Knatz moved to Mesa, AZ in 1987 where she practiced with a group for ten years and then formed her own practice where she was at for twelve years prior to coming to ASU Health Services. There were a multitude of reasons for leaving private practice, but the primary one was the opportunity to work with a group of physicians dedicated to providing the best quality health care, evidence based, and work with the future leaders of our country. She has been awed by the talented students here at ASU, their thirst for knowledge, amazing energy and drive to succeed. The community that is ASU, which is that of caring, sharing and support, is just one of the many reasons she enjoys working at ASU.

Kareem Shaarawy, MD
 

Kareem Shaarawy graduated college from the University of California San Diego and subsequently graduated from Ross University School of Medicine. He then completed his Family Medicine Residency at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona. Following his passion for sports, he completed his fellowship in Sports Medicine at Arizona State University. He is double boarded in Family and Sports Medicine. Dr. Shaarawy loves working at ASU because of the passion of the students and camaraderie amongst the staff. He has always enjoyed medicine and wanted to be a physician since he was young and would go to the hospital with his father.

Kathy Harty, N.P.

Kathy Harty is a board certified Adult Nurse Practitioner by both American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and the American Nurses Association Credentialing Center. She came to ASU’s campus Health in July 2008. She obtained Bachelors of Nursing from Loyola University Chicago, prior to completing the Nurse Practitioner Program at Rush Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center Chicago, she worked at in Public Health at the Chicago Visiting Nurse Association. This interest in Public Health led to obtaining a Master in Public Health at the University of Illinois School of Public Health. She worked in an Internal Medicine Practice Jupiter, Florida prior to moving to Tempe, AZ.

Kim Mathis, L.Ac
 

Kim Mathis, L.Ac., is a State of Arizona Licensed Acupuncturist who holds a Master of Science in Acupuncture degree from the Phoenix Institute of Herbal Medicine and Acupuncture (PIHMA) and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from DePaul University, Chicago. Kim received her national board certification and is a registered Diplomate of Acupuncture by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). Kim transitioned from working in the financial field to healthcare because of her passion to help others improve the quality of their lives with integrative medicine. Kim has extensive experience working with students of higher education at both The Denver School of Nursing and PIHMA. She joined ASU's team to continue working and sharing her TCM knowledge with such a wonderful diverse top notch student population and medical team.

Maria Nasta, FNP
  Maria Nasta is a Nurse Practitioner specializing in Family Practice and Rheumatology at ASU Health Services. She has worked at ASU since February 2011. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of New Mexico and began her MSN/FNP program in Boston at Simmons College which she completed at the University of Phoenix. Prior to working at ASU, she worked in a private Rheumatology practice in Scottsdale. Maria has participated in Rheumatologic drug studies as a Sub-Investigator for several pharmaceutical companies. She has a growing knowledge in the current treatment for multiple auto-immune related rheumatologic diseases and is passionate about her field of interest.

 

Maria joined the ASU team to be a part of an experienced and integrated team that is dedicated to helping the young adult populations understand how important early education and health awareness can lead to a productive and prosperous future. Healthcare is her passion and she feels blessed to be doing something that she loves every day.

Matthew Anastasi, MD
 

Matthew Anastasi, MD, is a board certified family medicine and sports medicine physician. He is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine. Dr. Anastasi received his undergraduate degree in Molecular Biology from Colgate University before attending medical school at Ross University School of Medicine. He then completed his residency at West Virginia University in Family Medicine and fellowship in Sports Medicine from St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center/Arizona State University. Dr. Anastasi is in the Sun Devil Athletics office two and a half days per week plus game coverage for all ASU sports. He enjoys working with athletes of every level, but especially the Division I athletic population. Dr. Anastasi is also in practice at University Sports & Family Medicine, part of Dignity Health Medical Group.

 

Michael J. Puchowicz, MD - Specializing in Primary Care Sports Medicine
 

Dr. Michael Puchowicz received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He completed a Pediatric Residency at the University of Arizona and went on to complete a fellowship in Sports Medicine at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center / Wellington Orthopedics and Sports Medicine. He is ABP certified in Sports Medicine and Pediatrics and licensed by the Arizona Medical Board. He has experience working with multiple sports teams at the high school, club, and NCAA Division I level.

Dr. Puchowicz came to ASU Health Services for the opportunity to serve as the Head Team Physician for Intercollegiate Club Sports, Team Physician for Division I Sports, and Health Services physician for the ASU student body. His practice philosophy is to provide a medical home tailored to meet the needs of young athletes and their active lifestyles. His goal for every patient is a return to full function and to get them back to school, sports, and work sooner and safer.

 

Rita Wermers, NP
 

Rita Wermers is a Certified Adult Nurse Practitioner. She obtained her Master of Science in Nursing from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Like many, Rita’s initial attraction to healthcare was the ability to help others. As she continued to practice, she realized that it was a privilege to work with patients and caregivers each day. Throughout Rita’s academic career and clinical practice, she has enjoyed the chance to work with students, in caring for their acute needs and walking with them as they learn about health. The Downtown Clinic has given her the opportunity to work not only with students, but also many people in the downtown community. In addition, her affiliation with the College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation has allowed her to teach in addition to her clinical practice. Amy continues to be inspired by the patients with whom she works with and the care team at ASU.

Dr. Roger McCoy, MD - Head Team Physician

Dr. Roger McCoy has been a team physician at ASU since 1994 and recently took over as Head Team Physician. He's been the Head Primary Care Sports Medicine team physician for the Arizona Diamondbacks since 1996 when the team had only minor league affiliates. He also has become a team physician for the Arizona Rattlers. He received his sports medicine fellowship training at Michigan State University and passed his Certificate of Added Qualifications in Sports Medicine from the American Board of Family Practice and has passed and maintained his Family Practice Board certification. He has a busy private practice in the valley entailing both sports medicine and primary care. In addition, Dr. McCoy is flattered to be voted as one of the “Top Docs” by Phoenix Magazine in 2006, 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013. He is also certified on IMPACT concussion neuropsychological testing and has been an active evaluator on concussions for over 20 years.

His professional interests have included the desire to promote the newer functional training and rehabilitation that he believes will be the future standard for the training and rehabilitating of athletes in sports medicine.

 

Ruth Flucker, NP

 

Ruth Flucker is a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner at the Downtown ASU Campus and teaches in the nursing program at ASU. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Abertay University in Dundee Scotland and her Master of Science in Nursing Education at Arizona State University in 2009. She is a Certified Nurse Educator and earned her post master’s certification as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner from ASU in 2011. Ruth became ANCC certified in 2012 as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. Her time as a clinical assistant professor at ASU helped her discover how much she enjoyed working with the student population and was a leading factor in her decision to pursue the position as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner for ASU. She feels like she is now at her dream job where she gets to both practice and teach.

Sharon Labban, ACNP-BC

 

Sharon completed her undergraduate degree at Hahnemann University in Philadelphia. She earned her Master’s Degree at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix. She is board certified as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner by the ANCC. She is licensed through the Arizona State Board of Nursing. Her background as a Registered Nurse includes Emergency Services, Intensive Care, Outpatient Services, Interventional Radiology, and Oncology. Her training as an ACNP included Emergency Services, Hospitalist and Intensivist training. She chose to work at ASU Health Services as a Nurse Practitioner because of the unique and diverse student population that provides an environment conducive to providing excellent, quality driven patient care and health education. She chose a profession in health care because she finds it rewarding and enriching personally and professionally to make a difference in patient’s lives through giving the best care possible.

 

Dr. Stefanie Schroeder, MD - Chief of Medical Staff
Adjunct Instructor in Medicine, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic

Dr. Stefanie Schroeder has been the Chief of Clinical Staff at ASU Health Services since July 2004. She was the Medical Director of a large volume Emergency Department in Mesa prior to coming to ASU. She is board certified in Emergency Medicine and has practiced Emergency Medicine for 10 years. Dr. Schroeder built and oversees the Wellness Department at ASU Health Services which is composed of massage, acupuncture, chiropractic care and nutrition.

Besides her administrative duties she sees patients in the Acute Care Clinic at the ASU Health Services and performs acupuncture in the Wellness Department.

Her goal is to have a top-notch clinical staff providing excellent and compassionate health care to ASU students, staff and faculty, and to integrate allopathic medicine with complementary medicine when appropriate.

 

Suzette Kroll, R.D.

Suzette Kroll is a well-regarded expert in the nutrition field. She is a registered dietitian, certified intrinsic coach and specialist in adult weight management. She has been inspiring good nutrition habits in others since 1991. Suzette is a graduate of the University of Arizona and completed her dietetic training at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, MI. Her advice has been seen in Seventeen Magazine, Mindful Mama Magazine, The American College of Sports Medicine Fitness Journal, Weight Watchers online, and various cable and television stations, including the Food Network. In addition, Suzette shares her knowledge and excitement for nutrition and healthy eating (and tips and tricks on how to do so) via her website www.personal-nutrition-guide.com. Suzette specializes in weight loss, weight loss surgery, vegetarianism, teen and collegiate eating, and nutrition relating to heart disease and diabetes. Leading by example, Suzette is both motivational and inspirational. Her hobbies include yoga, weight training, writing, reading, and chocolate chip cookies.

Tammy Ostroski, FNP
 

Tammy Ostroski is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner with over 12 years of health care experience. She obtained her Nursing degree from Cardinal Stritch University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and a Master in Nursing at University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. She also earned a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science with an emphasis on Social Ecology from Carroll College and is currently working towards her Doctorate of Nursing Practice with an emphasis on Innovation Leadership at ASU. Prior to moving to Arizona, Tammy taught in Nursing at Carroll University and worked as a Nurse Practitioner at a Trauma Center/Emergency Department in Milwaukee.

Tammy has been working for ASU since 2011. She chose to work for the university as it provides her with an opportunity to positively impact the health and well-being of students. She enjoys working with the diversity of the student population and feels it is a privilege to work with the student population of ASU. She enjoys healthcare because it allows her to not only care for patients, but also educate patients regarding their conditions.

 

Vandana Sinha, M.D.

Dr. Vandana Sinha is a staff physician at ASU Health Services. She has been on staff since 2000 working primarily in the Tempe Acute Care Clinic, as well as the West and Downtown Campus Student Health Center on a part-time basis. She studied her undergraduate program at Vassar College and received her medical education at the Autonomous University of Guadalajara and University of Maryland. She completed her family practice residency in York, Pennsylvania at the York Medical and Trauma Hospital. She is board certified in Family Practice with certification to perform non-high risk obstetrics.

Dr. Sinha enjoys working with the students and practicing medicine at ASU because she feels that it is the perfect opportunity to teach young adults about health, their bodies, and provide them with information that will be useful in the future. She chose to work in medicine because she enjoys people and being able to make them healthy.