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UWO Student Health Center

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

  • Physician
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
  • Medical Assistants
  • Lab Technologist
  • Support Staff

Karen Sanchez, RN, MSN, FNP-BC

Director

(920) 424-2424
Sanchez received her B.S.N. from Bellin College in Green Bay and her MSN with a Family Nurse Practitioner certificate from Concordia University in Mequon. Karen has worked extensively in community health in the Green Bay area, most recently at the N.E.W. Community Clinic where she worked with Healthcare for the Homeless and as a bilingual Nurse Practitioner clinician. In her free time, Karen enjoys running marathons and triathlons and spending time with her family. 

Shawn Ekstrom, M.D.

Senior Physician

Shawn Ekstrom, MD

(920) 424-2424
Dr. Ekstrom graduated with a B.S. in Biology with an emphasis in biomedical science from Montana State University as a non-traditional student. She completed medical school at the School of Medicine at the University of Washington in Seattle, and her residency program through the University of Wisconsin at Wausau Family Practice. She worked in Berlin, WI for several years doing full-scope family care including comprehensive clinic practice, hospital admissions and baby delivery.

Kristi Ziolkowski, RN, MSN, APNP

Nurse Practitioner

Kristi Ziolkoski, NP

(920) 424-2424
Ziolkowski received her undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh in 2008 and 2014 respectively.  Her nursing career began at the University of Wisconsin Hospital in Madison on the cardiac unit.  From there she ventured back to the Fox Valley, where she worked in the intensive care unit, and completed her graduate degree to become a nurse practitioner.  She is now excited to be practicing as a Family Nurse Practitioner in Oshkosh where her nursing journey began years ago. Kristi joined the Student Health Center in September 2014.

Angela Hawley, RN, MSN, APNP, NP-C

Nurse Practitioner

Angie Darnick, NP

(920) 424-2424
Hawley received her B.S. in Nursing from Marquette University in 2006 and M.S. in Nursing from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh in 2012. Having started her nursing career on a Neurosurgery unit at Froedtert Hospital, she ventured into Labor and Delivery shortly thereafter.  She continued her career as a Labor and Delivery nurse while completing her graduate education to become a family nurse practitioner.  She previously worked as a nurse practitioner in a women’s health clinic in Neenah and is now excited to be practicing in primary care at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, where she began working in August 2015.

Rebecca R. Hoerth, RN, MSN, APNP

Nurse Practitioner

(920) 424-2424
hoerthr@uwosh.edu

Hoerth received her B.S. in Nursing from Winona State University in 2009 and M.S. in Nursing from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh in 2014. Becky began her nursing career as Certified Nursing Assistant and then moved into a role as a Registered Nurse on a surgical/pediatric unit in 2009. She continued working as a Registered Nurse for five years while obtaining her master’s degree. After graduation, she worked for three years in Family Practice in Fond du Lac before joining the Student Health Center staff in late 2017.

Lindsay Davel, DNP, PMHNP-BC, APNP

Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

LDavel(920) 424-2424
lindsay.davel@aurora.org

Davel completed her B.S.N. at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, and continued on to pursue both her Masters and Doctoral work at the University of Wisconsin Madison with emphases on psychiatric nursing and psychiatry. “Dr. Lindsay” specializes in psychopathology and works with patients to develop a professional working partnership by providing mental health education to promote hope, coping skills, empowerment and meaning. She uses a nursing focus when conducting psychiatric evaluations, collaborating with individuals to develop recovery goals and evidenced-based treatment plans, and providing ongoing rehabilitation as needed. Davel joined the staff of the Student Health Center in early 2016 and also maintains a psychiatric outpatient practice at Aurora Medical Center in both Oshkosh and Fond du Lac.

Cindy Schroeder, BSN, RN

Student Health Nurse

(920) 424-0005
Cindy received her B.S. in Nursing from Valparaiso University in Indiana.  She started in the Intensive Care Unit in Hobart, Indiana, moved to Oshkosh in 1997, and then transitioned into the role of primary care nurse in Family Practice at Aurora Healthcare.  With over 20 years experience as a Registered Nurse, Cindy has been employed in the Student Health Center since the fall of 2015 and is excited to work with the students and staff at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh.

Kathy Ludwig, LPN

Licensed Practical Nurse

Ludwig_Kathy_2012(920) 424-2424
ludwig@uwosh.edu
Ludwig received her LPN degree from Fox Valley Technical College. She began working in the Student Health Center in 1998.

Pam Parker, MA

Medical Assistant

Severo_Pam_2016(920) 424-2424
Parker 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 received her Medical Assistant Certification in 2007 from Fox Valley Technical College.

Prior to her arrival at the Student Health Center in March 2016, Parker worked as a Medical Assistant in both Plastic Surgery and OB/GYN Women’s Care. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family and friends, and going to see movies.

Kyra Werner, MA

Medical Assistant

(920) 424-2424

Werner received her Medical Assistant diploma from Fox Valley Technical College in 2017 and joined the Student Health Center in January of 2018. Kyra enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and animals.

Megan Selle, MLS (ASCP)cm

Laboratory Manager

(920) 424-2424
sellem@uwosh.edu

Selle graduated with a degree in Clinical Laboratory Science from the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point in 2010. She began her career in the Fox Valley as a medical technologist generalist, before moving to a local hospital where she worked as a medical microbiologist for 7 years before joining the Student Health staff in August 2018.

Denise Merten

Medical Program Assistant

(920) 424-2424
mertend@uwosh.edu

Merten received her B.S. in Human Services from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. Prior to her arrival in the Student Health Center in July 2019, Denise worked as a Patient Service Representative for ThedaCare Behavioral Health. She enjoys spending time with family, reading, and traveling.

Contact Us

Student Health Center
Radford Hall, First Floor
777 Algoma Boulevard
studenthealth@uwosh.edu
Phone: 920.424.2424
Fax: 920.424.1769

Winter Break Hours
Mon, Dec. 16: 8am - 4:30pm
Tues, Dec. 17: CLOSED
Wed, Dec. 18: 9am - 3pm
Thurs, Dec. 19: 9am - 3pm
Fri, Dec. 20: CLOSED

Mon, Dec. 23: 9am - 3pm
Tues, Dec. 24: CLOSED
Wed, Dec. 25: CLOSED
Thurs, Dec. 26: 9am - 3pm
Fri, Dec. 27: CLOSED

Mon, Dec. 30: 9am - 3pm
Tues, Dec. 31: CLOSED
Wed, Jan. 1: CLOSED
Thurs, Jan. 2: 9am - 3pm
Fri, Jan. 3: CLOSED