Health Services Staff 

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Jacqueline Schmdit, Ph.D, LCPC
Director of Student Wellness

Jaque is the Director of the Student Wellness Center. She received her Ph.D in Counselor Education from Kansas State University and has worked at ESU for over 30 years. As a long time employee, Jaque enjoys working with students who are experiencing transitions. She works from a goal-oriented perspective where she assists students in making healthy and productive choices. Jaque serves on various committees on the ESU campus and in the Emporia community.

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Mary McDaniel, RN-BC
Assistant Director, Health Services

Mary serves as the Assistant Director  of Student Wellness for Health Services and Outreach Coordinator. Mary's role is primarily administrative, but also does the majority of clinical services outside of the clinic such as Flu shot clinics, TB Testing, Hornet Connections, etc. Mary is Nationally Board Certified in College Health. 

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Janice M. Noyes, APRN
Nurse Practitioner

Jan serves as our Clinical Coordinator and has been a nurse for over 30 years and an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner for over 20 years, specializing in Women's Health Issues.

 Laura Webb, APRN

Nurse Practitioner

Laura recently joined our staff as a full time Advanced Practice Registered Nurse. She has over 15 years of nursing experience. Her background includes Women's Health, Public Health and Health Education/Promotion. She also serves in the Kansas Army National Guard with experience in Military Medical Care and Case Management. Laura is a graduate of Emporia State University School of Nursing and received her Master of Science (Family Nurse Practitioner) degree from Washburn University. 

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Mary Fry, RN
Registered Nurse

Mary is the only member of our nursing staff that is here full time year round. Mary has been at ESU for over 10 years and worked in Public Health and private sector prior to switching to College Health. Mary is a graduate of ESU Newman School of Nursing.

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Linda Ulrey, RN-BC
Registered Nurse

 Linda has been at ESU for over 12 years and has a strong background in Women's Health. Linda is a graduate of ESU Newman School of Nursing and is ANCC Board Certified in College Health.

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Deb Fields, LPN
Licensed Practical Nurse

Deb joined ESU nursing staff in 2008 working at Newman Regional Health and Emporia Center for Women prior to joining us. Deb is a graduate from Flint Hills Technical College Licensed Practical Nurse Program.

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Rhonda McDonnell
Administrative Assistant

 Rhonda has been at ESU for over 20 years. Rhonda works with insurance billing, Accounts Payable/Receivable, Purchasing, and Student Accounts. She graduated from Flint Hills Technical College in the Office Technology Program.

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Cherie Crisp
Administrative Assistant

 Cherie joined our office in August of 2012 after working the past 5 years at Newman Regional Health. Cherie graduated from Flint Hills Technical College in Office Technology, Certified Nurses' Aide, Home Health Aide, Restorative Aide, Activity Director, Social Service Designee, Pharmacy Assistant and Health Unit Coordinator. She is currently a member of the National Association of Health Unit Coordinators (NAHUC).