College Health Services Staff

Jennifer McLean, Ph.D, CHES
Director of Counseling, College Health & Disability Services

Jennifer McLean

 

 

Carl Shaner
College Health Services Director

Carl Shaner
  • Education
    • Master of Science, Nursing with an emphasis on education and administration, University of Phoenix
    • Bachelors of Science, Nursing, Lycoming College
    • Bachelors of Science, General Studies, Misericordia University
  • Academic Experience
    • American College Health Association, past-chair for the Nurse-Directed section
    • Mid-Atlantic College Health Association, member

Carl joined the Penn College College Health Services staff in 2002 after his ten-year employment with the Susquehanna Health System. In addition to directing the College Health Services department, he focuses on patient care, promoting healthy lifestyles, and addressing public health issues that impact the college community.

In his spare time, he enjoys woodworking, home remodeling, and spending time outdoors with his three sons and his wife, Cindy.

Kristi Hammaker, MHA, CHES
Health and Fitness Specialist

Kristi Hammaker
  • Education
    • Master of Science, Health Administration, The Pennsylvania State University
    • Bachelor of Science, Communications, Clarion University of Pennsylvania
  • Academic Experience
    • A.F.A.A. certified Personal Fitness Trainer
    • American Red Cross Instructor

Kristi joined the Penn College staff as Fitness Center Supervisor in 2000. She is responsible for managing the Fitness Center staff; ensuring safe and effective use of the equipment, and providing interesting and educational programming for Fitness Center patrons.

In 2007, Kristi's duties were expanded as she assumed the role of Health & Fitness Specialist. She is now additionally responsible for Assisting the Director of Health Services in the development of wellness activities for the college community. Specifically, she is responsible for programs regarding general health awareness and providing information on nutrition, physical conditioning, weight loss, contraception, drug and alcohol, mental health, and other related topics. Kristi also teaches as an adjunct faculty in the College’s Fitness and Lifetime Sports Department.

Christian Androvette
Physician Assistant

Christian Androvette

 

 

Krista Sampsell
College Nurse

Krista Sampsell
  • Education
    • Bachelors of Science, Nursing, The Pennsylvania State University
  • Work Experience
    • Geisinger Medical Center, Labor and Delivery Nurse

Krista has been employed by Penn College since August of 2004. Although she handles many of the behind-the-scenes activities in the College Health Services department, she primarily focuses on providing care for ill students and promotes health education.

She is currently in the process of becoming a volunteer counselor at the Pregnancy Care Center, located in Williamsport, PA.

In her spare time, Krista enjoys shopping and spending time with her husband, two sons, and extended family and friends. She also looks forward to attending Penn State football games every fall to cheer on her alma mater.

Leann Ritter
College Nurse

Leann Ritter
  • Education
    • Williamsport School of Nursing
  • Work Experience
    • More than 25 years in a local family practice

Leann joined the Penn College staff in October 2004. Her role as a nurse in College Health Services includes, but is not limited to, health education, administering immunizations, counseling, and direct patient care.

Outside of work, Leann is active in her church, enjoys shopping, cooking, and spending time with her family and friends.

Ellen Cero
Secretary/Recptionist

Ellen Cero

Ellen joined Penn College in June 2007. As the College Health Services Secretary, she is the first smiling face that you will meet when you enter the office. Some of Ellen’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to, entering medical data, answering phones, scheduling appointments, and filing worker’s compensation claims. Previously, she held the position of office manager for two local cardiac surgeons and orthopedists.

Ellen lives locally with her husband, son, and daughter. In her free time, Ellen enjoys working in her yard, shopping, and supporting her two children in their extracurricular activities.

John Pellegrino, DO
College Physician

  • CC, Rm. 150
  • 570-320-2400, ext. 7224

Kathleen Hendershot
Substitute Nurse

Kathy Lucas
Substitute Nurse

Dawn Welteroth
Substitute Nurse

Darlene Hepler
Substitute Nurse

Staci Mondell
Substitute Nurse

Amy Swarthout
Substitute Nurse

Shelley Nelson
Substitute Nurse

Kara Muthler
Substitute Nurse

Debra Bachman
Substitute Nurse

Jeanette Auman
Substitute Nurse

Laurie Minium
Substitute Nurse

Teri Newcomer
SUBSTITUTE Nurse

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