University of North Texas

Division of Student Affairs

Meet the Staff

Executive Director

Herschel L. Voorhees, D.O.
Executive Director

Dr. Voorhees is the Student Health and Wellness Center's Executive Director as well as a board certified physician who provides general family medicine services.  He received his DO from UNT Health Science Center and has been with the Student Health and Wellness Center for over 20 years.

Medical Providers

Cynthia D. Hermann, M.D.
Director of Clinical Services

Dr. Hermann is a licensed gynecologist.  She provides general women's health services, as well as specialized procedures, including colposcopies and long-term contraceptive (intrauterine device [IUD] and implant) insertions and removals.  She received her MD from Texas Tech School of Medicine and has been with the Student Health and Wellness Center since 2011.

John S. Shelton, M.D.
Assistant Director of Clinical Services

Dr. Shelton is a board certified physician who provides general family medicine services.  He received his MD from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and has been with the Student Health and Wellness Center since 2009.

Joel Brady, PA-C
Physician Assistant

Mr. Brady is a Physician Assistant who provides general family medicine services and has been with the Student Health and Wellness Center since 2015.  He received his license from the University of Nebraska.

Pat Davis, RN, MSN, FnP-C
Nurse Practitioner

Ms. Davis is a certified Nurse Practitioner who provides general family medicine services.  She attended the University of Texas at Arlington and has been with the Student Health and Wellness Center since 2008.

Jennifer DiVecchia, RN, MSN, FnP-C
Nurse Practitioner

Ms. DiVecchia is a certified Nurse Practitioner who provides general family medicine services.  She attended Vanderbilt University and has been with the Student Health and Wellness Center since 2003.

Seema Gupta, M.D.
Psychiatrist

Dr. Gupta has been with the SHWC since 2016.  She received her MD from A&M Health Science Center and served her residency at UT Southwestern.  Dr. Gupta is board certified in psychiatry.

Carl Malmberg, PA-C
Physician Assistant

Mr. Malmberg is a Physician Assistant who provides general family medicine services and has been with the Student Health and Wellness Center since 2015.  He received his license from UT Southwestern Medical School.

Amanda Paul, PA-C
Physician Assistant

Ms. Paul is a Physician Assistant who provides general family medicine services and has been with the Student Health and Wellness Center since 2017.  She received her degree from University of Texas Medical School in Galveston.

Betsy Schenck, D.O.
Part-Time Staff Physician

Dr. Schenck is a board certified ER physician who provides general family medicine services and specialty travel medicine.  She does not perform gynecology exams.  Dr. Schenck received her DO from UNT Health Science Center Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine and has worked part-time for the Student Health and Wellness Center since 2006.  

Yein Lee, D.O.
HSC Physician

Dr. Lee specializes in Performing Arts Medicine. Her services are limited at this time to performing arts students. 

Sajid Surve, D.O.
HSC Physician

Dr. Surve is a triple board certified specialist in Performing Arts Medicine.  He provides a wide range of services such as osteopathic manipulation, acupuncture, injections, bracing, practice recommendations, and general counseling.  His services are limited at this time to performing arts students.  He received his DO from Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine.

Nursing

Kathy Brewer
Director of Nursing

Kathy is a licensed vocational nurse who assists with patient care and supervises the Student Health and Wellness Center's excellent team of nurses.  She has been with the Student Health and Wellness Center for over 20 years. 

Comedra Daniels
Assistant Director of Nursing

Comedra is a licensed vocational nurse who assists with patient care and assists with the supervision of the Student Health and Wellness Center's team of nurses.  She has been with the Student Health and Wellness Center since 2003.

Audrey Amerson
Staff Nurse

Audrey is a licensed vocational nurse who assists with patient care and has worked at the Student Health and Wellness Center since 2007.

Arleine Battle-Thomas
Referral Nurse

Arleine is a licensed vocational nurse who assists patients with referrals to outside specialists and providers.  She has been with the Student Health and Wellness Center since 2000.

Amy Boyd
Appointments Nurse

Amy is a licensed vocational nurse who assists with patient care and has been with the Student Health and Wellness Center since 2014.

Mary Burger
Part-Time Nurse

Mary is a part-time nurse who previously worked as an LVN for the Student Health and Wellness Center from 2008 through 2015.

Rebecca Fridley
Staff Nurse

Rebecca is a staff nurse who has been with the Student Health and Wellness Center since 2015.

Kim Head
Psychiatric Nurse

Kim is a licensed vocational nurse who assists with patient care and has been with the Student Health and Wellness Center since 2006.

Kim Brasher
Staff Nurse

Kim is a licensed vocational nurse who assists with patient care and has been with the Student Health and Wellness Center since 2017.

Deanne Hyde
Medical Assistant

Deanne is a licensed Medical Assistant who assists with patient care.  She has been with the Student Health and Wellness Center since 2006.

Angela Koiner
Staff Nurse

Angela is a licensed nurse who has been at the Student Health and Wellness Center since 2016.

Kim Ledesma
Staff Nurse

Kim is a licensed vocational nurse who assists with patient care.  She has been with the Student Health and Wellness Center since 2014.

Patty McQueen
Treatments Nurse

Patty is a licensed vocational nurse who assists with patient care.  She has been with the Student Health and Wellness Center since 2016.

Megan Morris
Staff Nurse

Megan is a licensed vocational nurse who assists with patient care.  She has been with the Student Health and Wellness Center part-time since 2016.

Jansi Raj
Staff Nurse

Jansi is a licensed vocational nurse who assists with patient care.  She has been with the Student Health and Wellness Center since 2014.

Greta Taylor
Staff Nurse

Greta is a licensed vocational nurse who assists with patient care.  She has been with the Student Health and Wellness Center since 2001.

Tamera Walters
Appointments Nurse

Tamera is a licensed nurse who has been with the Student Health and Wellness Center since 2016.

Nancy Whitaker
Treatments Nurse

Nancy is a licensed vocational nurse who assists with patient care.  She has been with the Student Health and Wellness Center since 2008.

Pharmacy

Karen Knotts, RPh
Director of Pharmacy

Karen is the Chief Pharmacist in charge of all Pharmacy functions.  She received her B.S. from Butler University and has been with the Student Health and Wellness Center since 2011.

Nancy Lively, RPh
Part-Time Pharmacist

Nancy received her B.S. from the University of Texas and is a licensed Pharmacist who works part-time with the Student Health and Wellness Center.

Christine Martin, RPh
Part-Time Pharmacist

Christine received her B.S. from University of Texas and is a part-time pharmacist who has been with the Student Health and Wellness Center since 2015.

Staci Sprabary, CPht
Certified Pharmacy Technician

Staci is a Certified Pharmacy Technician who has been with the Student Health and Wellness Center since 2003. 

Auxiliary Services

Jennifer Andress, RT (R)
Radiologic Technologist

Jennifer is a Radiologic Technologist who has been with the Student Health and Wellness Center since 2015.

Carol Frederick, MT, ASCP
Medical Technologist

Carol is a licensed medical technologist in the Student Health and Wellness Center CLIA-certified Laboratory.  She has been with the Student Health and Wellness Center since 2010.

Danielle Gemoets, MS, RDN, LD
Dietitian

Danielle is a certified dietitian who has been with the Student Health and Wellness Center since 2013.

Nancy Warnell, MT, AMT
Medical Technologist

Nancy is a licensed medical technologist in the Student Health and Wellness Center CLIA-certified Laboratory.  She has been with the Student Health and Wellness Center since 2006.

Administrative

Dana Sachs
Director of Administration

Dana supervises all Administrative functions of the Student Health and Wellness Center, as well as assisting with the supervision of all health center functions in general.  She has been with the Student Health and Wellness Center since 2000.

Israel Chavarria
Coordinator of MCHR

Israel supervises the Meadows Center for Health Resources, which includes the Student Health and Wellness Center's wellness resources such as Condom Club and the Mean Green Screen.  He has been with the Student Health and Wellness Center since 2014.

Linda Clisso
Administrative Assistant

Linda provides administrative functions such as payroll, as well as being Safety Officer.  She has been with the Student Health and Wellness Center since 2002.

Amelia Easley
MCHR Administrative Assistant

Amelia is the Administrative Assistant for the Meadows Center for Health Resources.  She has been with the Student Health and Wellness Center since 2016.

Donna Felton
Assistant Coordinator of HIM

Donna assists with the supervision of the Health Information Management Department as well as being a main points of contact for askSHWC and the health center's social media accounts.  She has been with the Student Health and Wellness Center for over 10 years.

Stephanie Fields-Hawkins
Coordinator of Administration and Assessment

Stephanie is responsible for health center administrative and assessment functions.  She attended the University of North Texas and received her BA and MA in History.  She has been with the Student Health and Wellness Center since 2009.

Darlene Hargove
Billing Specialist

Darlene is a part of the Billing Department team.  She has been with the Student Health and Wellness Center since 2011.

Jonathan Hons
IT Specialist

Jonathan has been the Student Health and Wellness Center's IT Specialist since 2009 and is responsible for the health center's IT functions.

Rose Fleeks
Coordinator of Accounting and Purchasing

Rose is the Coordinator of Accounting and Purchasing. She received her Bachelor of Business Administration from Texas Woman’s University. She has been with UNT since 2002 and with the SHWC since 2017.

Tricia Raper-Combs
Coordinator of HIM/HIPAA Privacy Officer

Tricia has worked at the health center for over 20 years and currently serves as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Officer and Coordinator of Health Information Management. 

Heather Rich
Coordinator of Auditing and Compliance

Heather is responsible for health center audits, compliance, and medical coding.  She has been with the Student Health and Wellness Center since 2016.

Shari Ruhberg
Materials Management Supervisor

Shari has worked at the Student Health and Wellness Center since 2009, first in the Billing department and more recently as the Materials Management Supervisor.

Kerry Stanhope
Assistant Director of Outreach

Kerry attended the University of North Texas where he earned a BA in Journalism and MEd in Higher Education.  He has been at the UNT Student Health and Wellness Center since 2005 and currently manages marketing and outreach. 

Laura Stapleton
Coordinator of Billing

Laura is the Coordinator of Billing with previous experience as a licensed vocational nurse.  She has been with the Student Health and Wellness Center since 2015.

Stephanie Wilson
Insurance Specialist

Stephanie is a part of the Billing Department team and assists with the management of the University-endorsed student insurance plan.  She has been with the Student Health and Wellness Center since 2012.