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Location:
A-1120 

Phone: 708.235.2114

 Clinical Hours:

  • Mondays - Thursdays, 2 p.m. -  6 p.m.

  • Fridays 9 a. m. - 1 p.m.  

Please note: A medical provider will see students without an appointment if space is available in the schedule.

As part of your Student Health Fees, the following services are available to enrolled students:

  • Minor Illnesses: Coughs, Colds, Nausea, Ear Aches, Sinus Infections, Fevers, Urinary Tract Infections
  • Minor Injuries: Abrasions, Sprains, Splinters, Steri-Strip Removal, Minor Burns 
  • Required immunizations for full compliance with the College Student Immunization Act [110 ILCS 20] including Flu, Pneumonia, TdaP, Meningitis, HPV, MMR, Hepatitis B and Varicella
  • Diagnostic Testing: Strep, Glucose, Blood Levels
  • Skin Conditions: Rashes, Bites
  • Wellness: Screenings, Medical Consults, Lab Results
  • Condition Consultation & Education: Diabetes, High Cholesterol, Weight Issues, High Blood Pressure, etc.
  • Basic Physicals and Sports Physicals

Please bring your insurance card with you to the appointment.  This information will assist the Advocate staff with your care if you need a referral or if you need services beyond what is included in the student health fee.  Students who are not insured or who do not have their insurance card with them on the day of service may still use the Health Center.

 

Meet our health care providers:

  • Prentiss Taylor Jr., MD

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    P Taylor HeadshotPrentiss Taylor Jr., MD, has over 20 years of experience in preventive medicine, medical management, quality improvement, and health care leadership. He was promoted in 2012 to Medical Director of the new Advocate At Work division at Advocate Health Care, the leading ACO/ integrated delivery system in Metro Chicago. Advocate At Work partners with companies and communities to provide onsite physician & nurse clinicians, health coaches, plus fitness center staff to improve health outcomes and reduce health care cost trend.  He is lead physician for JPMorgan Chase Health & Wellness in Metro Chicago, representing Advocate Health Care for their 20,000 local employees.

    Prentiss has published several articles and book reviews in national journals on primary care, Electronic Medical Records, Quality Improvement, and cost-effective practices. He was recently added to the Health System Leader advisory board for the Choosing Wisely campaign. He came to Advocate in 2008 from United Healthcare, where he served as the Illinois Market Medical Director. For several years he was Medical Director for Care Management at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois. During his years at Blue Cross, he was also adjunct faculty member of the Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Medical School. 

    In his medical practice with Advocate, he has been a leader in Patient Satisfaction, achieving top-decile scores. In 2012 and 2014 he was named a Top Doctor by Chicago Magazine and by US News, plus a Castle Connolly Top Doctor in 2016. At Advocate, he published a landmark article on “Achieving Level 5 Patient Satisfaction”. In 2007, he led a group of Metro Chicago physicians to develop an innovative women’s health partnership with the American Cancer Society.

    A Chicago native, he is a graduate of Harvard Medical School, Kellogg Business School, and is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. Prentiss is Board-certified in Internal Medicine, Preventive Medicine, and Occupational Medicine. He is also a member of the American College of Preventive Medicine. He was awarded the Unsung Hero Award by WGN-TV for his volunteer work at a free clinic. He is the proud father of a college student, and serves college students & faculty  part-time with a national telemedicine service on weekends. 

  • Cassandra Brooks, FNP-C

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    Cassandra Brooks is a Certified Family Nurse Practitioner with over 12 years of experience as a registered nurse. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Truman State University in May 2005 and gained experience providing direct patient care as a Clinical Nurse III/Senior Nurse at Rush University Medical Center. Nurse Brooks earned her Master of Science in Nursing from Governors State University in December 2015 and now looks to bring her years of quality nursing experience back to Governors State University as a Family Nurse Practitioner with Advocate. She is affiliated with the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses, and Sigma Theta Tau International.

  • Important Public Health Resource Links

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    Important public health resource information provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) which is the leading national public health institute of the United States. The CDC is a United States federal agency under the Department of Health and Human Services.

    Additionally, for those interested, a Sleep Apnea self assessment can be completed prior to clinical visit at:

    https://www.sleepmedicine.com/files/files/StopBang_Questionnaire.pdf