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Tranquada Student Services Center – 1st Floor
757 College Way Claremont, CA 91711

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Student Health Services

Student Health Services provides patient-centered health care to our campus community in a professional and compassionate manner that directly contributes to the student's well-being and overall success. Student Health Services at The Claremont Colleges is a service of The Claremont Colleges Services and provided to all students enrolled at The Claremont Colleges.

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Prateek Jindal, DO

Director of Student Health Services| Email

I was born in India but moved to Orange County, CA at the young age of 10. After completing high school there, I went to Johns Hopkins University for my B.A. in Biology along with a Minor in Hispanic Studies. I then spent a year doing research with the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD before returning to Southern California to pursue my medical education at Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, CA. I then completed by specialty training in Family Medicine at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center in Colton, CA and have been a board certified family physician ever since. Prior to joining The Claremont Colleges, I spent fifteen years with a large multi-specialty group as both an Urgent Care physician initially for 10 years as well as a Family Physician for 5 years. Despite having extensive experience in treating both acute as well as chronic conditions, what I really enjoy most is spending time discussing wellness and disease prevention, especially in a holistic approach balancing physical & mental health and how they affect each other. Apart from work, I enjoy traveling worldwide with my family as well as gardening in our backyard.

Louise Haas

Administrative Services Manager | Email

I was born and raised in Oxford, England but have called California my home for almost thirty years. Prior to joining The Claremont Colleges Services I worked in the medical field for over twenty-five years and have had experience in a variety of different roles. I am a proud “mum” to two daughters who are both college students themselves. My time away from work is spent with my family; we love to camp at the beach and explore the outdoors.

Dr. Eric Clark

Eric Clark, MD
Staff Physician | Email

I am very fortunate to have been born and raised in Southern California. I attended the University of Southern California for my undergraduate studies, graduating with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Exercise Science. I then completed four years of medical training at UC Davis Medical School, followed by three years of specialized medical training at UC Davis Family Practice Residency Program in Redding California. While I enjoy all aspects of medicine, I especially enjoy sports medicine. When I am not working at Health Services, I like to spend time with my family. I have been happily married for over thirty years, and have three children. Two of my children currently attend college and the other one just  completed graduate school last year.

Cindy Chu

Cindy Chu
Family Nurse Practitioner | Email
I was born and raised in Florida and attended the University of Florida to obtain my BSN. After graduation, I joined the Peace Corps and worked on a maternal child health program in Yemen. This experience encouraged me to go on to earn my Master of Science in nursing degree and family nurse practitioner certification at the University of California, San Francisco. I am board certified as a family nurse practitioner through the American Nurses Credentialing Center. My interests include women’s health, primary care and transcultural nursing. When not at work, I enjoy cooking, knitting/crocheting, taekwondo and hiking.

Nancy Aceves

Nancy Aceves
Nurse Practitioner | Email

I am really excited to be a part of the Student Health Services team! I received my Masters of Science in nursing and family nurse practitioner certification from CSULB. I am also board certified through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. I have worked in family medicine, anticoagulation management, internal medicine and urgent care. My interests are focused on health education and promotion, as well as disease prevention. In my free time, I have two young children and enjoy spending time with my family and traveling when possible. We especially love going to Disneyland!

Melissa Lego
Nurse Practitioner| Email

I received my Master of Science in Nursing from University of California, San Francisco. I am also board certified as a family nurse practitioner by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. My experience includes reproductive health, chronic disease management, primary care, and urgent care. My interests are health and wellness promotion, preventative health, and travel medicine.

Lisa Thomas
Clinical Nurse Supervisor| Email

I grew up in Claremont, attending school here from 1st through 12th grade, and am now happy to be back and raising my family here.  I am married and have 4 children.  We have spent time living overseas and in Tennessee, but are so glad to be back in my hometown! My career in nursing has spanned from micro-preemies to late adolescents.  I enjoy cooking, traveling, going to the movies or the beach and spending time with my family. But my favorite thing to do with my family is spend time at Disneyland and California Adventure.

Susanne HoisingtonSusanne Hoisington
Registered Nurse | Email

I was born and raised in sunny Southern California. California has a great abundance of incredible things to do and I love the outdoors. I have been a nurse for 28 years. Most of my career has been working in the hospital in maternal child health working with young adults. I have worked at Student Health Services for the past 7 years. The Claremont Colleges is a beautiful place and I really enjoy the student population of all the campuses.

Ashlene Alcazar
Registered Nurse| Email

Hi, my name is Ashlene. I am a Registered Nurse with experience in Emergency Medicine. I have recently completed my Masters in Nursing at California Baptist University. I am passionate about caring and educating patients on health promotion. On my spare time, I enjoy visiting different coffee shops and drinking lattes! Looking forward to working with Student Health Services and our student population.

Aida Salas

Aida Salas
Medical Assistant-X-ray/Lab | Email

Originally, from Chihuahua, Mexico, I immigrated to Southern California as a child.  For the last 24 years, I have had the privilege of providing care to students of The Claremont Colleges, holding licenses as a Certified Medical Assistant, Limited X-ray Technician and Phlebotomy.  In my free time, I enjoy exploring the natural beauty of Mexico and spending time with my three adult children and four grandchildren.

Manny Tellez
X-ray Technologist/Medical Assistant | Email

I am a Southern California native, who embraces culture, diversity, and uniqueness. I attended elementary school in Azusa, CA, high school in Pomona, CA, and received my associate degree in Behavior in Science / Kinesiology from Mt. San Antonio College (Mt. Sac) and a bachelor’s degree in Administrative Studies / Sociology from the University of Riverside (UCR). I am also an X-ray / MA Technologist who wants to make a difference for a better tomorrow and in my free time; I enjoy reading, traveling, and relaxing.

Marissa Villagrana
Medical Assistant| Email

I love working in the medical field. I have experience in pediatrics and urgent care. I am a graduate from Cal State Fullerton in Communication Disorders and am currently working on my prerequisites for Physician Assistant programs. I am very excited to be working with students, as I am already in love with the environment here at the Claremont Colleges.

Enrique Cuenca
Medical Assistant | Email

I currently reside in Ontario, CA. I’ve been a Medical Assistant for 21 years. This is my 3rd year here at SHS. I enjoy working with college students. My hobbies are fishing, gardening, sporting events, hiking, and cooking.

Tanya Quiroga

Tanya Quiroga
Medical Records Specialist & Privacy Compliance Officer | Email

I was born and raised right here in the City of Trees and Ph.D.s! I grew up playing soccer and a few years of basketball. I’ve traveled a couple times to Mendoza, Argentina to visit family and hope to visit again. In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my dachshund, Toby, taking trips to the beach or mountains, and spending time with friends and family. I have been working for The Claremont Colleges since 2011 and I am very excited to join Student Health as the medical records specialist!

Staci Pineda
Student Accounts & Office Assistant | Email

I am so excited to be a part of the Student Health Services team! I was born and raised in sunny Southern California and have worked in customer service for thirteen years. I am really enjoying the environment here at SHS, and I can’t wait to continue to grow in my skills here! In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my family, watching my kids play soccer, reading, and playing with our dog.

Peg Rogers

Peg Rogers
Medical Receptionist | Email

I am a Maine native and moved to SoCal about 15 years ago. I have worked in the medical field in various positions for many years. I am excited to work in this setting and truly enjoy the interaction with the students. I am happily married and have a wonderful daughter who is in graduate school. I have four rescue dogs and we enjoy taking them along when we go camping at the beach. My family and the dogs will spend summers at our lake house in Maine.

Vicky Bushman

Vicky Bushman
Medical Receptionist | Email

I have worked for Student Health Services for seven years. When I am not working at Student Health, I enjoy traveling, college football and spending time with my family. We love to camp at the beach and fly fish in Montana and Mammoth Lakes. My outside interests also include boating, travel, hiking and playing with my two grandchildren. I love my work and I believe our students are our future.

Tonisha Williams
Contact Tracer | Email

I was born and raised in the sunny side of California where I received my master’s degree in Public Health from Loma Linda University. Before working with TCCS, I worked for the County of Riverside in their Public Health Department. I have a passion for Health Education and Promotion as well as Disease Prevention. In my free time, I enjoy online shopping and spending time with family and friends. Although I am new, I am absolutely enjoying working here with Student Health showcasing my knowledge and skills while being an asset to the team.