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Meet The Staff

NM Student Health Services Leadership

Kristin Abbott, MD

Medical Director

Medical Specialty

  • Sports Medicine
  • Family Medicine

Anita Opdycke, DNP, APRN, NP-C

Director of Operations

Medical Specialty

  • Primary Care, Adult Medicine

Education and Training

  • Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences,  University of Illinois-Chicago
  • Bachelor of  Science, Nursing, Lakeview College of Nursing
  • Masters of Science in Nursing, Adult Nurse Practitioner, Rush University
  • Doctorate of Nursing, Transformative Leadership and Population Health, Rush University

Certification

  • American Academic of Nurse Practitioners, Adult Nurse Practitioner

Jeff Mjaanes, MD

Head Team Physician and Director of Intercollegiate Sports Medicine

Medical Specialty

  • Sports Medicine
  • Pediatric Medicine

Education and Training

  • B.A. University of Wisconsin - Madison
  • M.D. University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health; Madison, WI
  • Pediatrics Residency, Rush University Medical Center; Chicago, IL
  • Sports Medicine Fellowship, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital; Park Ridge, IL

Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • Sports Medicine Certificate of Added Qualification

Sports Medicine

Amin Farokhrani, MD

Physician, Sports Medicine

Medical Specialty

  • Sports Medicine
  • Family Medicine

Education and Training

  • B.S.E. Cum Laude, Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI
  • M.S.E., Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI
  • M.D., Wayne State University, Detroit MI
  • Family Medicine Residency, Ascension Providence Rochester Hospital, Rochester, MI
  • Sports Medicine Fellowship, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland OH

Certifications

  • American Board of Family Medicine
  • Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine (CAQSM)

Dominique Stevens. MD

Physician

Medical Specialty

  • Sports Medicine
  • Family Medicine 

Education and Training

  • Six Year Accelerated B.S./M.D Program Summa Cum Laude, Integrated Life Sciences, Kent State University, Kent, OH. Northeast Ohio Medical University, Rootstown, OH
  • Family Medicine Residency, Summa Health Akron City Hospital, Akron, OH
  • Sports Medicine Fellowship, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY

Certifications

  • American Board of Family Medicine
  • Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine (CAQSM)

Rajat Jain, MD

Physician, Sports Medicine

Medical Specialty

  • Sports Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics

Education and Training

  • B.S. Magna Cum Laude with Honors, Pharmaceutical Sciences, The Ohio State University, Columbus OH
  • M.D., The Ohio State University, College of Medicine, Columbus OH
  • Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Residency, University Hospitals Case Medical Center/Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, Cleveland OH
  • Sports Medicine Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh PA

Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Sports Medicine Certificate of Added Qualification

Marcus Washington, ATC

Athletic Trainer, Supervisor

Medical Specialty

  • Athletic Training
  • Kinesio Taping Practitioner

Education and Training

  • B.S., Integrative Physiology/Athletic Training, University of Iowa, Iowa City IA

Certifications

  • National Athletic Trainers’ Association Board of Certification
  • Illinois Licensed Athletic Trainer
  • Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner
  • IASTM Hawksgrip Certified

Matt Nerrie, ATC

Athletic Trainer

Medical Specialty

  • Concussion Care
  • Athletic Training

Education and Training

  • B.A., Sport Science, University of the Pacific, Stockton, California
  • M.S., Kinesiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan

Certifications

  • National Athletic Trainers’ Association Board of Certification
  • Illinois Licensed Athletic Trainer

General Medicine

Joanne Connolly, MD

Physician

Medical Specialty

  • Internal Medicine

Education and Training

  • B.S., Biochemistry, Illinois Benedictine College
  • M.D., Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood IL
  • Residency, Evanston Hospital, Evanston, IL

Certification

  • American Board of Internal Medicine

Hyman Ng, MD

Physician

Medical Specialty

  • Internal Medicine

Education and Training

  • B.S., Biology, Loyola University, Chicago IL
  • M.D., Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood
  • Internal Medicine Internship, Northwestern University, Evanston Hospital, Evanston IL
  • Internal Medicine Residency, Northwestern University, Evanston Hospital, Evanston IL

Indrani Pal Hwang, MD

Physician

Medical Specialty

  • Internal Medicine

Education and Training

  • B.S., Biology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN
  • M.D., University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Memphis TN
  • Resident in Internal Medicine, Rush-Presbyterian-St. Lukes Medical Center, Chicago IL

Kathleen McKibbin, MD

Physician

Medical Specialty

  • Internal Medicine

Education and Training

  • M.D., Albany Medical College, Albany NY

Certification

  • American Board of Internal Medicine 

Education and Training

  • B.A. Cum Laude, Miami University, Oxford OH
  • M.D., University of Toledo, College of Medicine, Toledo OH
  • Residency in Family Medicine, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge IL
  • Fellowship, Primary Care Sports Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis MN
  • Fellowship, Faculty Development, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis MN 

Lily Cho-Mui, MD

Physician

Medical Specialty

  • Internal Medicine

Education and Training

  • B.S., Human Communication Sciences, Northwestern University, Evanston IL
  • M.D., Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood IL
  • Residency, Northwestern University, Evanston Hospital, Evanston IL

Certification

  • American Board of Internal Medicine

Lisa Reeder, MD

Physician

Medical Specialty

  • Internal Medicine

Education and Training

  • M.D., Northwestern University, Chicago IL

Certification

  • American Board of Internal Medicine

Lori Schwarcz, MD

Physician

Medical Specialty

  • Internal Medicine

Education and Training

  • B.S., Psychology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign IL
  • M.D., Rush Medical College, Chicago IL
  • Internal Medicine Residency Program, McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, Evanston Hospital, Evanston IL

Certification

  • American Board of Internal Medicine

Kathleen Parker, APN/CNP

Nurse Practitioner

Education and Training

  • B.S. in Nursing/Family Nurse Practitioner, Purdue University, Hammond IN 

Laura Divane, RN

Nurse


Meghan Quirke, RN

Nurse


Katie Luedecke, RN

Nurse Clinician


Natasia Vargas, RN

Nurse