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Meet the Clinical Staff

Medical Services

 

 


MARK ARREDONDO, M.D.

Dr. Arredondo joined the University Health Services in 2018, as the Chief University Physician. He graduated from Kent State University with his Bachelor’s in Psychology, from the Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) with his Doctorate in Medicine, and he completed his residency at Summa Health. Dr. Arredondo is a board-certified physician of internal medicine, and has experience providing care to the most medically underserved through the National Health Service Corps. Dr. Arredondo has proven leadership and managerial experience as the Medical & Laboratory Director of several plasma centers in the region, along with being the Medical Director of the Portage County Health District. He is the President-elect of the NEOMED Alumni Board of Directors, is an adjunct faculty for the Kent State College of Nursing, and is an Assistant Professor for the NEOMED College of Medicine. His hobbies include playing board games with his five children, reading, biking, and fishing.

 

 


Jennifer D'Abreau, D.O.

Dr. D’Abreau, Senior University Physician at University Health Services, has practiced at UHS since 2001.  She received her Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine from Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine and is Board Certified in Family Medicine.  Dr. D’Abreau completed her undergraduate studies at Alma College in Alma, Michigan, with a degree in biology and a minor in chemistry.  She has faculty appointments at Northeast Ohio Medical University, Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine.  She serves on the KSU Institutional Review Board and adjunct faculty for KSU’s College of Nursing.

In her spare time, she enjoys the outdoors, gardening and spending time with family and friends.


HOLLY ALLISON, MSN, ANP-BC

Holly is a Certified Nurse Practitioner who joined University Health services in July 2013. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Kent State University and Master of Science in Nursing from Vanderbilt University. She is certified as both an Adult and Geriatric Nurse Practitioner. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, reading, and spending time with her family and friends.


KRISTEN BARATH, MSN, CFNP

Kristen joined University Health Services in 2013 after working in the Stow-Kent area for several years.  She is a Board Certified Family Practice Nurse Practitioner.  Kristen received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Kent State University, and her Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Akron.   Her interests include reading, cooking, and fitness, and she enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and pets.


James Crowley MSN, FNP-BC

James joined University Health Services in 2017 after working in the Emergency Department and Retail Health for several years. He received his Bachelor and Master of Science in Nursing from Valparaiso University. He enjoys biking on the Ohio Towpath, gardening, and attending Cleveland sporting events.


LISA DANNEMILLER, M.D.

Dr. Lisa Dannemiller is a board certified internist who has been practicing medicine in local communities and hospitals since 1995.  She joined KSU UHS in 2012.  Dr. Dannemiller received her B.S. Pharmacy degree from The Ohio State University.  She is a licensed pharmacist.  She also received her medical degree from The Ohio State University.  Her internal medicine residency was completed at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.  Besides providing medical care to the Kent State Community, Dr. Dannemiller enjoys gardening, traveling and spending time with family, friends and her Golden Retriever.


James Fuduric, M.D.

Dr. Fuduric joined University Health Services in 2007 after 31 years in private practice. He completed his undergraduate studies in zoology at Ohio University and received his Doctorate of Medicine from the Medical College of Ohio at Toledo. Dr. Fuduric, who is Board Certified in Pediatrics, also currently practices at a local urgent care center. His hobbies include cooking, reading, running, biking and spending time with their eleven grandchildren.


ADEL HANNA M.D.

Dr. Hanna, Board Certified in Family Medicine, joined UHS in 2013. He has worked many years in private and group practices, in addition to a few years providing medical care to soldiers and veterans. He received his undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Cincinnati, his Doctorate of Medicine from Wright State University School of Medicine in Ohio, and completed his specialization in Family Medicine at the University of Minnesota, St. John’s Hospital. Dr. Hanna is fluent in both English and Arabic, and is a published author and blogger. His interests include outdoor and nature walking, exercising, traveling, time with family, health education, preventive medicine, reading, star bucks, meditation and spiritual pursuit (not necessarily in that order).


CARLA PHAM, MSN, FNP-BC

Carly joined UHS in 2017. She is a board certified family nurse practitioner. She received both her Bachelors of Science in Nursing and Masters of Science in Nursing from Walsh University in North Canton, OH. She also practices at a family practice in Akron. Her interests include fitness, travel, and spending time with her family and friends.


Michelle Tibbetts, MSN, FNP-BC

Michelle joined University Health Services in 2017 after serving over 21 years in the United States Air Force. She is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the University of Colorado and her Masters in Science of Nursing from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD. In her spare time, she enjoys the outdoors, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends.


Women's Health Services

Kim Myford, MSN, CNP

Kim is a Certified Nurse Practitioner in Women's Health and Family Practice. She has been working in the Women's Clinic at UHS since 2007. After earning her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Walsh University, Kim received her Master of Science in Nursing from Kent State University. In her spare time, Kim enjoys spending time with her two children.


Pharmacy


Susan Bereck, RPh

Susan joined University Health Services  in 2015. She is a pharmacist that has worked in the retail sector in the Cleveland area for several years. She received a Bachelor of Science degree from Purdue University and is certified to give immunizations and to provide MTM services in the State of Ohio. She enjoys cycling, traveling and spending time with family and friends.


Psychological Services

Pamela Farer-Singleton, Ph.D.

Dr. Farer-Singleton has been the Chief University Psychologist at UHS since 1994. She received her undergraduate degree from Swarthmore College and her master's and doctoral degrees in psychology from Kent State University. She completed two American Psychological Association-approved internships at the Cleveland Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Fallsview Psychiatric Hospital. Her professional specialties include anxiety and depression, couples/relationship/family therapy, academic performance issues and parenting issues. At KSU, Dr. Farer-Singleton has also served as a part-time Assistant Professor, providing clinical supervision for the Department of Psychology's graduate students.


John S. Schell, Ph.D.

Dr. Schell is the Senior Psychologist at UHS and Adjunct Professor in the Department of Psychology where he teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses. He completed his undergraduate degree from Northwestern University and received his master's and doctoral degrees in clinical psychology form Kent State University. He did an internship at Yale University's School of Medicine/Yale-New Haven Hospital and a postdoctoral fellowship at Yale University's Department of University Health. Dr. Schell's clinical specialties include depression, anxiety disorders, OCD, ADHD, eating disorders, and relationship therapy.


Carrie Berta, Psy.D.

Dr. Berta joined University Psychological Services in 2010. She received her bachelor's degree in psychology from Boston University and obtained a doctorate in clinical psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Dr. Berta completed an American Psychological Association-approved internship and postdoctoral fellowship at Northwestern University's Counseling and Psychological Services. Her professional specialties include relationship concerns, LGBTQ issues, identity development and life transitions.


Alexander J. Colbow, Ph.D.

Alex joined the University Psychological Services in 2017. He received his bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Sociology from the University of Akron, master’s degree from Boston College, and doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Iowa. His American Psychological Association approved internship was completed at Purdue University. Professional specialties include: college student success (time management/organization, relationship development, study skills, identity development, life transitions, values exploration), first-generation college students, student veterans, multicultural/diversity issues (race/ethnicity, gender, social class, sexual orientation), mood-related concerns (anxiety, depression, anger, etc.), trauma, mindfulness, grief/loss, and psychological testing (ADHD, learning disabilities, and personality).


Jayita Datta, Psy.D.

Dr. Datta joined University Psychological Services in 2010. She received bachelor's and master's degrees in psychology from the University of Delhi, India. Dr. Datta holds a Doctorate in Psychology from Wright State University's School of Professional Psychology. Her Post-Doctoral Fellowship was completed at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst's Counseling and Assessment Services. Dr. Datta is fluent in 3 languages (English, Hindi and Bengali). Her areas of specialty are anger, anxiety, mood, academic stress, ADHD/LD, relationship/couples/family therapy, identity development, transitions issues, acculturation, and cultural identity.


Ashley Holt, M.Ed., LICDC, PCCS

Ashley Holt joined Psychological Services as the Chemical Dependency Specialist in April of 2017. In her role at Kent State University, she provides individual and group services to students and coordinates efforts for the Collegiate Recovery Community. She received her master’s degree in community and rehabilitation counseling from Ohio University in 2008. Before coming to Kent State University, she served as the Clinical Coordinator at the Rural Women’s Recovery Program until 2012 when she joined Ohio University’s Counseling and Psychological Services. At Ohio University she served as an Alcohol and Other Drug Specialist, BASICS coordinator, and Assistant Training Director. Her interests include substance use disorders, trauma work, gender identity, training, and supervision. She has co-led substance use, trauma, and trans affirmative groups.


Douglas Muccio, Ph.D.

Dr. Muccio joined University Psychological Services in 2008 as a counseling psychologist and sport psychologist. He received his master's degree in sport psychology from Kent State University and his Ph.D. in counseling psychology from the University of Tennessee.


June Phelps, Ph.D.

June joined University Health Services as a psychologist in 2017. Dr. Phelps has over 20 years of experience working as a clinical psychologist in community mental health agencies, hospitals, private practice, and university settings. Dr. Phelps earned her undergraduate degree from New York University and her master’s and doctoral degrees from The Pennsylvania State University. She completed her American Psychological Association-approved internship at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Dr. Phelps specializes in anxiety disorders. She has had additional training from the Behavior Therapy Training Institute (BTTI) and is certified in the treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.


Jessica Williams, Psy.D.

Dr. Williams received her bachelor's degree in psychology from Stetson University and obtained a doctorate in clinical psychology from Wright State University's School of Professional Psychology. She completed an American Psychological Association-approved internship at Purdue University's Counseling and Psychological Services where she also worked as a staff therapist until joining Kent State University's Psychological Services in 2017. Her professional areas of interest include anxiety, depression, trauma, women's issues, LGBQ+ and gender identity, autism spectrum disorder, disability affirming approaches, multicultural concerns, and identity issues.


PAMELA WIND, Ph.D.

Dr. Pamela J. Wind joined the staff in 2014, and is an experienced counseling psychologist. She works with a wide variety of individuals, families, and couples, including those who identify as members of the LGBTQI community. Dr. Wind frequently works with issues of adjustment, depression, anxiety, relationship concerns, and abuse recovery. She earned her bachelor’s degree at the University of Akron and her master’s and doctorate at Texas Tech University. Her internship was completed at TTU’s Counseling Center, and she has many years’ experience in private practice.


Radiology

Heather Ribelin, R.T.(R)

Heather Ribelin, a registered radiologic technologist, started at UHS in November of 2017. Heather earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Kent State University and later her Associates of Applied Science in Radiologic Technology from KSU-Salem. She has been an x-ray technologist since 2005, working in a hospital setting previously. She has two daughters and enjoys spending time with her family and friends.


Nursing Services

Shelly Verba, BSN, RN

Shelly Verba, nurse manager and a graduate of the KSU College of Nursing, joined the University Health Services staff in 1996. In her free time, she enjoys reading, going to the beach, and spending time with her grandbaby.