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Our Staff

The Student Health Center staff at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh consists of:

  • Physicians
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Registered nurses (RNs)
  • Licensed practical nurses (LPNs)
  • Medical assistants
  • Lab technologists
  • Health promotion coordinator
  • Support staff

 

Pamela MacWilliams, RN, MSN, APNP, ANP-BC

Director, Student Health Center

(920) 424-0425

macwillp@uwosh.edu

MacWilliams received her diploma in nursing from Fairview Deaconess School of Nursing in Minneapolis, Minn. and her undergraduate and graduate degrees in nursing from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. She is a certified Adult Nurse Practitioner and has over 29 years of nursing experience. She has worked as the director at the Student Health Center since 2009.

 

Shawn Ekstrom, M.D.

Senior Physician

(920) 424-2424

Dr. Ekstrom graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with an emphasis in biomedical science from Montana State University as a non-traditional student. She completed medical school from the School of Medicine at University of Washington in Seattle and her residency program through the University of Wisconsin at Wausau Family Practice. She has worked in Berlin, Wis. for the past 16 years doing full-scope family care including comprehensive clinic practice, hospital admissions and delivering babies.

 

Jeffrey Junig, M.D.

Psychiatric Physician

(920) 424-2424

Dr. Junig received his undergraduate degree from Carroll College. He graduated from the School of Medicine at University of Rochester and completed his psychiatry residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Junig is a board certified psychiatrist and has over four years of experience. He has worked as a physician at the Student Health Center since 2010.

 

Ryan Hermus, RN, MSN, APNP 

Nurse Practitioner

(920) 424-2424

hermusr@uwosh.edu

Hermus received a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Bellin College in Green Bay and his graduate degree from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. He is a board certified family nurse practitioner and has been with the Student Health Center for one year. He has over five years of experience in the health care field.

 

Gwen Steffen, RN, MSN, APNP

Nurse Practitioner

(920) 424-2424

steffen@uwosh.edu

Steffen received her undergraduate degree in social work and psychology from the University of Wisconsin Madison and her undergraduate and graduate nursing degrees from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. She is a certified family nurse practitioner and has over 30 years of experience in nursing. She has worked at the Student Health Center as an NP since 1997.

 

Sally Andersen, RN, MSN, APNP

Nurse Practitioner

Sally Andersen

 

Penny Howell, RN

Registered Nurse

(920) 424-0005

howellp@uwosh.edu

Howell received her diploma in nursing from Shadyside Hospital Nursing School in Pittsburgh. She has over 35 years of experience in nursing and has worked for the Student Health Center since 1983.

 

Paula Hayford, MT (ASCP)

Laboratory Manager

(920) 424-0218

hayford@uwosh.edu

Hayford received her Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Technology from UW Milwaukee and her Master of Science in Training and Development from UW Stout. She has worked at the Student Health Center since 1983.

 

Sue Fahrenkrug, MT (ASCP)

Laboratory Technician

(920) 424-0218

verbrics@uwosh.edu

Having graduated from UW Oshkosh in 1985 with a medical technology degree, Fahrenkrug has been with the Student Health Center since January 2013.

 

Vacant Position

Health Promotion Coordinator

 

Kathy Ludwig, LPN

Licensed Practical Nurse

(920) 424-2424

ludwig@uwosh.edu

Ludwig received her LPN degree from Fox Valley Technical College. She has been in the Student Health Center since 1998.

 

Loreen Demler, LPN

Licensed Practical Nurse

(920) 424-2424

demler@uwosh.edu

Demler received her LPN diploma from Fox Valley Technical College and has been employed at the Student Health Center since 1996.

 

Tiffany Ruth, CMA

Medical Assistant

(920) 424-2424

rutht@uwosh.edu

Ruth received her medical assistant certification from Fox Valley Technical College in 2006. She is currently working on her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at UW Oshkosh and has been at the Student Health Center since 2010.

 

Jaime Zimdars, MA

Medical Assistant

Jaime Zimdars

(920) 424-2424

Zimdars is a Medical Assistant with responsibility for providing primary care assistance, health education to patients, and performing clinical duties by the direction of the center's health care practitioners. She recieved her Medical Assistant Certification in June of 2000 from NWTC in Green Bay and is currently taking classes to pursue a nursing degree.

Having 13 years of experience in the healthcare field, including Oncology, Primary care, Internal Medicine, and Pediatrics, Zimdars started at SHC in 2014. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her children, family and friends, fishing, and camping.

 

Karen Scholfield

Medical Program Assistant (Medical Records)

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(920) 424-2092

scholfib@uwosh.edu

Scholfield has worked in the Student Health Center since 2005. She has been involved with the medical business office environment for over 18 years.

 

Anne M. Murphy, MSE

Office Manager

(920) 424-2425

murphya@uwosh.edu

Murphy received her B.S. in Organizational Administration and M.S. in Education from UW Oshkosh. She started in the Student Health Center in July 2013.

Contact Us

Student Health Center
Radford Hall
Email: studenthealth@uwosh.edu
Phone: (920) 424-2424 · Fax: (920) 424-1769

Hours

SHC will be closed on Monday, Sept. 22 from 8AM-4PM. We will be open for appointments from 4PM-6:30PM.

FALL & SPRING (14-week terms)
Monday 8 a.m.–6:30 p.m.
Tuesday 10 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Wednesday 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Thursday 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m

Interims (3 weeks)
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tuesdays: 10-4:30 p.m.

Summer 2015
June 15 - Aug. 7
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.  Monday - Thursday
Friday CLOSED

Affiliations

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The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh — Where Excellence and Opportunity Meet.