Our Team

Primary Care

Student Health now has Patient-Centered Team-Based Primary Care.  This means each student has a trusted care team within Student Health to provide continuous and comprehensive care.  Students are assigned to medical teams by their birth month. See below for our three teams.


Lydia Abair, AGPCNP-BC – Nurse Practitioner, Board Certified

Sarah Roberson, PA-C – Physician Assistant, Certified

Helen Maureen Hession, FNP-BC – Family Nurse Practitioner, Board Certified

Carolyn Garrett-Piggott, M.D. –  Board Certified Physician


Stefanie Guarinello, FNP-C, RN, MSN  – Family Nurse Practitioner, Certified

Michael Shannon, FNP-BC – Nurse Practitioner, Board Certified

Lynne Wirth, M.D. –  Board Certified Physician

Nzingha White, DO, MPH – Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine


Alison Brim, ANP-BC – Adult Nurse Practitioner, Board Certified

Catherine Vinzani, FNP-BC – Family Nurse Practitioner, Board Certified

Posie Belden, NP-BC – Nurse Practitioner, Board Certified

Mary Bengtson, M.D. – Board Certified Physician


Scott McGeary, M.D – Board Certified Physician

Women’s Health

Tara Conti, FNP-BC – Family Nurse Practitioner, Board Certified


Ashley Pinet, RD, LDN, CDE – Registered Dietitian

Suha Najjar, RD, LDN – Registered Dietitian

Sooyoung Uhm, RD, LDN – Registered Dietitian


Rebecca Otto, MSCR, PharmD – Assistant Director, Pharmacy

Joy Bataille, R.Ph – Pharmacist

Lauren Watkins, PharmD, MBA, CPP – Pharmacist, Clinical Pharmacist Practitioner

Michelle Yardley, PharmD, RPh, CPP – Pharmacist, Clinical Pharmacist Practitioner

Jody Barefoot, PharmD, BCPS – Pharmacist, Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist

Physical Therapy

Robbye Brooks, P.T., OCS – Director, Physical Therapy Department

Alison Maskell, P.T., DPT – Physical Therapist

Donna Rich, P.T., OCS – Physical Therapist, Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist

Becky Glendy, P.T – Physical Therapist


Julie Casani, M.D., MPH – Director and Medical Director

Heather Spencer, MHA – Associate Director

Cathy Higginbotham, RN, BSN, MHA– Associate Director of Nursing


Heather Lawson, CHES – Outreach & Student Engagement Coordinator