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If possible, please call ahead for an appointment. If you have an emergency, call 911.
The Student Health Center (SHC) at Saint Francis University is located on the ground floor of the DiSepio Institute for Rural Health and Wellness. The Health Center is staffed by a part-time physician, registered nurses and a medical assistant. The Student Health Center works closely with the Counseling Center as well as the Center for Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine, and Exercise Physiology departments to promote health and wellness on the campus of SFU. Most services are provided free of charge to students, however there may be charges for outside services or referrals.
The Student Health Center primarily provides care and treatment for sudden, short term illness and injuries. The SHC is not an urgent care facility. The illnesses common to young adult college students include colds, sinus infections, stomach viruses, urinary tract infections, pink eye, rashes and sprains. Students who have more severe illnesses, injuries that need further evaluation or chronic medical problems may be referred back to their primary care doctor or to a specialist.
Please explore the tabs below for further details on what we have to offer. We look forward to helping you achieve health and wellness during your collegiate education here at Saint Francis University.
Meet the staff available to help you.
Christine Rohanna is a native of Johnstown, PA. She obtained her BS in Biology from the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown and her Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Erie, PA. She completed her internship and residency in Family Medicine at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center in Johnstown, PA. Specific interests in medicine include women and children’s health as well as use of Osteopathic Manipulation for assistance in the relief of common medical conditions. She has presented nationally at the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians and continues to support medical education. She and her husband, Phil, reside in Ebensburg, PA with their two dogs. In the time not spent at the hospital, the office, or the university she likes to play the piano, do needlepoint, and spend time with her family.
Karen McCabe received her nursing degree from Conemaugh Hospital School of Nursing. She received her BSN from the University of Pittsburgh and her MHSc degree from Saint Francis University. She has been with the Student Health Center since 2000 and was previously employed by Conemaugh Hospital in the telemetry unit and home health. She also was previously employed by Johnstown Pediatrics and Portage Area School District. She resides in Portage with her husband Larry and is the mother of Brianne, Ashlee and Zachary and the grandmother of Reese. Family time is what she enjoys most when not at Saint Francis University.
Geri received her nursing degree from Penn State University. She was employed by Memorial Medical Center for over 25 years. She resides in Portage with her husband Jim and their three children, Zachary, Sean, and Elizabeth. She enjoys spending time with her family and her two dogs, Belle and Clea.
Sandra Rea received her Associate of Science degree in Medical Assistant at Mount Aloysius College. She is currently Certified by the Board of the America Association of Medical Assistants, Inc. She was previously employed by Conemaugh Physicians Group in Carrolltown, PA for 16 years. She resides in St. Boniface with her husband, Mike and dog, Rudy. In her off time she enjoys going to Glendale Lake with her family, watching the Pittsburgh Pirates, and reading.
It should be noted that your insurance may not be accepted at these locations. If scheduling an appointment, please ask in advance what charges may be incurred.
Saint Francis University117 Evergreen DriveP.O. Box 600Loretto, PA 15940