Wilkins Wellness Center is open Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. to answer questions or concerns you may have. The Center is located in Racey Hall but by appointment only at this time.
How to make an appointment
The Wilkins Wellness Center is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday. During hours of operation, the health center is staffed by a registered nurse and advanced practitioner.
Contact us at (540) 665-4530 or email the center at email@example.com
There is no charge for an office visit at the Wilkins Wellness Center. There is a minimal charge for physical examination, gynecological examinations, immunizations, and laboratory tests. These charges are billed to the student’s account. Learn about possible appointment costs.
Medical Services Provided by the Wellness Center
- STI testing
- Conjunctivitis (pink eye)
- Minor cuts and burns
- Simple sutures
- Sore throat
- Ear pain
- Ear wax
- Allergy Symptoms
- Testing for strep throat, flu, mono, urine, and can order labs if needed, as well as, diagnostic tests.
- PPD testing
Resident students requiring emergency medical attention at hours other than the scheduled health center hours should contact the Resident Assistant on duty to arrange for emergency room care. When serious injuries occur on campus which may require emergency treatment or hospitalization, the student should contact the Resident Assistant and/or the Resident Assistant and/or the resident advisor who have been instructed in procedures to summon assistance. The Resident Assistant will contact the on call staff member. The emergency room at Winchester Medical Center is available 24 hours daily, 7 days a week. For emergency transportation, call 911 for a rescue squad and be specific about your location. For non-emergency situations, contact your Resident Assistant for a taxi.
Wilkins Wellness Center Team
Hanan Kallash FNP-BC, Executive Director of the Wilkins Wellness and Counseling Center
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Kallash completed her undergraduate studies at Stony Brook University. She then spent two years with the Peace Corps in Morocco in the sub-Saharan desert working on issues of public health relating to water sanitation, vaccination and family planning. After working with the Peace Corps, she was offered a position as a logistic intern on the Project Hope program to help coordinate medical missions to 35 nations including an inaugural mission to Gaza with Operation Smile. She then went on to the University of Maryland, where she was given a fellowship with the Peaceworker program to run the AmeriCorps program while completing her master’s in preventative medicine and epidemiology in emergency health services. She spent 10 years working on a local and national level in public policy for infant health and safety including a large training grant with the National Institutes of Health NICHD division, which led her to conduct trainings for nurses across the nation and internationally. She completed her training to become a registered nurse while working full time at the Frederick Community College night program. Kallash spent six years working as an intensive care unit (ICU) nurse with short intervals in a neonatal intensive care unit, pediatric intensive care unit, and an adult ICU including trauma and surgical ICU as well as cardiac care. In 2011, she was recognized with a “40 under 40” nurses in Virginia award. She completed her Master of Science in Nursing at Virginia Commonwealth University. She has been at Selma Medical Associates, Inc., in Winchester, Virginia, for four years in the Family Practice Division and continues as a bedside ICU nurse and maintains several certifications. She has also taught at VCU for the past three years in its nurse practitioner program.
Lyndi Askew, R.N., Full-time Nurse
Lyndi joins us with 20+ years of nursing experience. Her background includes: public health, school nursing, employee health, and cardiac med/surg nursing. Lyndi’s passion is to provide the best care possible to the students and staff of SU. She sees all the students for any medical needs or health concerns. Lyndi is also an alumni of SU.
Pearl Underwood, Office Manager
Pearl has been with the Wilkins Wellness Center since 1996 when she transferred from the School of Nursing. She obtained both her Bachelors and Masters at Shenandoah University. Her passion is working with the community as well as assisting non-profits.
Susan Wilson-Griner, Medical Receptionist
Su joined the Wilkins Wellness Center in the fall of 2020, and is excited to be working directly with students and the great team of practitioners and staff members. She has recently relocated to the Winchester area with her family and already feels very comfortable in her new town. Su has 2 children and lots of pets in her household, which keep her very busy. Her previous career was teaching preschool and doing children’s outreach.