Health Services Staff
Susan Cizek MD
Nancy Haensch, APRN
Mary Gallagher, BSN
Dawn Lipke, Secretary
University Health Service is located on the mid-town campus, across from
the parking garage and in front of Litchfield Hall. Health Service provides treatment to all full time students, regardless of the health insurance they carry.
Emergency care only, is provided for part time students, faculty and staff.
Please call 837-8594 to schedule an appointment.
Emergencies and Urgent problems will receive priority.
After Hours For Emergencies Call 911
Campus Police 837-9300
For Appointments Call 837-8594
All full time students are eligible for care at Health Service, regardless of the health insurance plan they carry. Part time students, faculty and staff members are seen for emergencies only.
Health Service provides screening and treatment for illnesses, injuries and other health related problems. It offers treatment for gynecological problems, men's health problems, and diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases. Information and prescriptions for birth control, counseling in nutrition and general health, referrals to area specialists, laboratory services and loan of some medical equipment, such as crutches, are also provided. Students should bring their health insurance information with them each time they visit the Health Service. This should include: the name of the insurance company, ID numbers, policy holder's name, PCP (primary care physician), prescription plan, participating laboratories and referral requirements.
Health Service also sponsors heath education programs and events such as health fairs and flu clinics.
Services such as prescription medications, x-rays and laboratory tests, referrals to physicians, emergency room care, ambulance and hospitalization are charges that will be incurred outside of Health Service. These charges are the responsibility of the student.
All full time students attending Western are required to carry health insurance. Full time students are automatically enrolled in the Student Sickness Plan each fall and are billed for this. If you are covered under another policy and do not wish to be covered by the Student Sickness Plan provided through the University, you must submit a waiver form online. To submit this form on the web, go to
Aetna Student Health and follow instructions for filing a waiver.
For more information, follow this link or see the Insurance Information Page on our homepage.