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The UH Student Health Center offers primary care and medical specialty services to UH students. We provide affordable and accessible medical care and pharmacy services and provide care for acute and chronic illnesses and minor trauma. Appointments are required.

The Student Health Center is staffed by Board Certified Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, RNs, LVNs, Medical Assistants, Registered Pharmacists, and helpful administrative personnel.

Your health is important to us. Keeping healthy is an important step you can take toward success as you pursue your studies or career at the University of Houston. Please explore our website to learn more about our Student Health Center.

Mission

Our mission is to provide cost-effective, comprehensive, compassionate and quality primary medical care to all UH students so they can learn best health practices and maintain their focus on successful academic outcomes.

Diversity and Inclusion Statement

The UH Student Health Center values diversity and the identities of all patients, including but not limited to those based on age, culture, education, ethnicity, gender identity and/or expression, nationality, physical abilities or attributes, race, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, and veteran status.

Meet Our Staff

  • Cheryl Person, MD

    Executive Director/Chief Physician
    Board Certified in Psychiatry

    Administration: 713-743-2719
    Psychiatry Clinic: 713-743-5149

  • Vacant

    Associate Director

  • Nicole Robinson, MSN, APRN, FNP-C

    Chief Nurse
    Family Nurse Practitioner

    713-743-5133
    nrobins5@central.uh.edu

  • Rasha Sidarous, R.Ph

    Chief Pharmacist
    713-743-5125
    rsidarou@central.uh.edu

  • Jennifer Graham

    Patient Services Manager
    713-743-5151
    jgraham2@central.uh.edu

  • Jose Montalvo, MD

    Physician: Primary Care
    Board Certified in Emergency Medicine

    713-743-5151

  • Terah Tower, DO

    Physician: Primary Care
    Board Cerified in Family Medicine

    713-743-5151

  • Michael Monmouth, MD

    Physician: Orthopedics Clinic
    Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery

    713-743-5151

  • Teih Taylor, APRN, FNP

    Family Nurse Practitioner: Primary Care
    713-743-5151

  • Rania Elkhatib, MD

    Physician: Psychiatry Clinic
    Board Certified in Psychiatry

    713-743-5149

  • Jon Rusciano, MD

    Physician: Psychiatry Clinic
    Board Certified in Psychiatry

    713-743-5149

  • Cheryl Person, MD

    Executive Director/Chief Physician
    Board Certified in Psychiatry

    Administration: 713-743-2719
    Psychiatry Clinic: 713-743-5149

  • T'Juana Derbigney-Hampton, RN

    Registered Nurse: Psychiatry Clinic

  • Nicole Robinson, MSN, APRN, FNP-C

    Chief Nurse
    Family Nurse Practitioner

    713-743-5133
    nrobins5@central.uh.edu

  • Lecita Hopkins, RN

    Registered Nurse: Primary Care

  • Kathy Waller, RN, CEN, BSN

    Registered Nurse: Primary Care

  • Sheila De La Rosa, NCMA

    Medical Assistant: Primary Care

  • Martha Garcia, NCMA

    Medical Assistant: Orthopedics/Primary Care

  • Kenya Smith Bey, NCMA

    Medical Assistant: Primary Care

  • Augustine Sutton, RPT

    Medical Assistant/Phlebotomist

  • Jamie Thompson, NCMA

    Medical Assistant Primary Care

  • Rasha Sidarous, R.Ph

    Chief Pharmacist
    713-743-5125
    rsidarou@central.uh.edu

  • Bryan Ho, PharmD

    Pharmacist 2
    713-743-5125

  • Vacant

    Pharmacy Tech 2

  • Jennifer Graham

    Patient Services Manager
    713-743-5151
    jgraham2@central.uh.edu

  • Scherri Nealy

    Patient Services Specialist
    713-743-5151

  • Jessica Sigala

    Patient Services Specialist
    713-743-5151

  • Isabel Rodriguez

    Patient Services Specialist
    713-743-5151

  • Naomi Odom

    Insurance Coordinator
    713-743-7635

Accreditation

The University of Houston Student Health Center is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). Accreditation distinguishes the UH Student Health Center from many other out-patient facilities by assuring that the highest quality of care is delivered to its patients as determined by an independent, external process of evaluations. The UH Student Health Center has been accredited by the AAAHC since 2012.

Ambulatory health care organizations seeking accreditation by AAAHC undergo an extensive self-assessment and on-site survey by AAAHC expert surveyors – physicians, nurses, and administrators who are actively involved in ambulatory health care. The survey is consultative and educational, presenting best practices to help an organization improve its care and services.

Status as an accredited organization means that the UH Student Health Center has met nationally recognized standards for the provision of quality health care set by AAAHC. The UH Student Health Center is one of only 19 university health centers in the state of Texas to be accredited.

Member of the American College Health Association

The American College Health Association (ACHA) services as the voice for student health and wellness. Through advocacy, research and education, ACHA stands at the forefront of issues that impact the health and wellness of our college students. ACHA represents over 800 institutions of higher education and the collective health and wellness needs of 20 million college students.