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Student Health Center Staff

The Saint Louis University Student Health Center provides medical treatment, outpatient services, and a variety of educational programs for all full-time, part-time, and graduate students.

SHC Staff

Physicians are faculty of the Saint Louis University School of Medicine. Our staff include: a physician medical director, an administrative director, a nurse supervisor, registered nurses, a medical assistant, a radiologic technologist and ancillary staff members.

Meet the Student Health Center Staff

Nancy Delaney, MD
Full-Time Physician

Nancy Delaney received her medical degree from Brown University Medical School in 1980. She interned and completed her residency in internal medicine at the University of Florida. After completing a fellowship in endocrinology and metabolism at Washington University, she worked as an internist and endocrinologist in private practice before coming to Student Health in 2000. Dr. Delaney is board certified in internal medicine.

Renee Jonas, MA

Renee joined the Student Health Center in 2006, serving originally as the financial coordinator for the clinic. She received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Colorado, a Master of Arts in Sociology with a certificate in GIS from Saint Louis University, and is now working towards a Ph.D. in Public and Social Policy.

Ali Bradley, BSN RN
Nurse Supervisor

Ali earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville in 1994 and worked in medical/surgery, orthopedics and geriatrics prior to joining the Student Health Center in 2004.

Elise Molner, BSN RN

Elise received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Loyola University Chicago and has worked in a level one trauma center emergency department since 1998. In addition, she began working as PRN nurse at the Student Health Center in 2012.

Jessica Therien, BSN RN

Jessica joined the Student Health Center in March 2019 as a full-time nurse. She was previously a PRN in the SHC.

Debbie Catanzaro, RN
PRN Nurse

After she graduated from Maryville University in 1972, Debbie acquired a varied background in nursing experiences at Lutheran Medical Center. She was instrumental in establishing the Saint Louis University Student Health Center in 1992. After 23 years at SLU, she retired as the center’s assistant director and has remained on staff as a PRN nurse.

Tiffany Nichols, RMA
Medical Assistant

Tiffany started working at the Student Health Center in 2009 after receiving her certificate from Saint Louis College of Health Careers and becoming a registered medical assistant. She is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in General Studies in the School of Professional Studies and plans to continue on to obtain her Bachelor of Science in Nursing to become a registered nurse.

Shahida Ahmed, RT
Radiologic Technologist

Shahida Ahmed has been a registered radiologic technologist since 2008. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Education and then went on to receive her Applied Science Degree in Radiology at Forest Park Community College in St. Louis. She completed her clinical at Barnes Jewish Hospital, Des Peres Hospital and some local private practices. She joined the Student Health Center team in 2010 and enjoys partnering with the students in their health care.

Laura Tiepelman
Senior Billing Representative

Laura has been with the Student Health Center since March 2015. She has been in the medical field for the last 28 years doing both front office and medical billing and coding. Her experience prior to Student Health was primarily in neurosurgery and orthopedic fields.

Micki Cobble
Billing Representative

Micki Cobble was a technical writing specialist in the health care unit of a Dallas-based corporation for nearly 25 years before transitioning to the patient care side of health care in 2007 at Student Health. She has served in both front office and billing operations, and now provides billing and administrative support to the physical therapy clinic.

Kathy Fernandez
Senior Patient Care Coordinator

Kathy Fernandez has been with Saint Louis University since 2012, and joined the Student Health Center in March of 2015. Previously, she worked in practice management operations on the medical side of the SLU campus. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing/Management with a minor in management from Southeast Missouri State University.

Mary Holtmann
Sr. Patient Care Coordinator

Mary joined the Student Health Team January of 2020 after working in Medical Records and Practice Management Operations for 12 years.  


Associated Staff

The following physicians, nurse practitioners, therapists, and dietitians also provide services at the Student Health Center:

Internal Medicine

Felicia Isbell, NP - Internal Medicine

Sports Medicine

William Mitchell, M.D. - Sports Medicine


Scott Kaar, M.D. - Orthopedics
Christopher Kim, M.D. - Orthopedics


Jill Powell, M.D. - Gynecology


Michael Cooper - Psychiatry

Erin Samuels - Psychiatry

Physical Therapy

Pam Abbott, PT, DPT, OCS - Physical Therapy
Brittany Ciaramita, PT, DPT, OCS - Physical Therapy
Mike Markee, PT, DPT, OCS, COMT, ATC - Physical Therapy
Chris Sebelski, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS, PhD - Physical Therapy
Karen Vespa, PT, OCS - Physical Therapy
Barb Yemm, PT, DPT, OCS - Physical Therapy


Krista Beyer, MS, RD, LDN - Registered Dietitian

Tammy Cook, MS, RD, LD, CEDRD - Registered Dietitian