Anna Richison, RN
Director of Health Services
Anna Richison earned her RN degree from the University of St. Francis in Ft. Wayne, Ind. She practiced as a MedSurg and ER nurse at Parkview Huntington for approximately six years and then was clinic coordinator for Business Health Solutions for eight years. Her experience includes dialysis nursing and psych nursing.
Prior to receiving her RN, she earned an LPN degree from IVY Tech in Ft. Wayne and worked for an internal medicine practice for five years.
Anna lives in Huntington. She is married and has four children, one grandson and another on the way.
Kelly Hippensteel joined Manchester University in January 2005. She had previously worked in human resources for five years and has an associate's degree in accounting. She is also the administrative assistant for Counseling Services.
Kelly lives in Huntington. She is married and has one daughter who attends Manchester University.
Student Health Assistants
Health Assistants work under the supervision of the director of health services and are considered part of the student development student staff. Health assistants are expected to live on campus and are expected to participate in a reasonable number of activities on campus. However, this position in health care should be considered the principle out-of-class activity and responsibility. Staff members are expected to maintain good academic standing and a standard of personal conduct commensurate with their responsibilities. A health assistant is on call from 5 p.m. until 8 a.m. on weekdays, and from 5 p.m. Friday until 8 a.m. Monday on the weekends, during which time they must remain on campus. Health assistants are required to understand, follow and sign this statement of confidentiality upon beginning employment with Manchester University Health Services:
I understand that in the course of my employment at Manchester University Health Services, I will be exposed to personal confidential medical information. I realize that this information has been recorded and obtained for the purpose of medical treatment of the patient and is strictly confidential. I shall use the information only in completion of my job responsibilities and will hold it in the most strict confidence. Under no circumstance will I release any information to an unauthorized person. Under no circumstance will I tamper with, alter or destroy confidential information from a medical record within the retention period. I understand that violation of this policy subjects termination of employment.
Maranda Partin: is a junior Chemistry with Secondary Education major from Churubusco, IN. She is a full-time Student Health Assistant as well as the Peer Health Educator, who is responsible for writing the toilet talks. After graduating, she plans on becoming a high school chemistry teacher. She is involved in ACS and SEA. In her free time, she enjoys watching movies (her favorite is Titanic), eating mini M&M's, listening to her Prince pandora station, and spending time with friends.
Anna McGowen: is a Pre-Pharmacy major and she is from Williamsport, IN. She hopes to become a pharmacist and someday return to her rural area to work. She is involved in and actively volunteers for Pre-Pharmacy Club, Pre-Professionals of Science Club, and American Chemical Society. In her free time, she enjoys running and spending time with her family, friends, and dog. She loves the color pink, chocolate, and traveling to new places.
Megan Buckner: is a junior Biology-Chemistry major from Muncie, IN. She is pursuing a career in the medical field. Currently, she is interested in specializing in women's health (obstetrics and gynecology). She is also involved in multiple activities on campus, including Manchester Activities Council, American Chemical Society, Pre-Professionals of Science, Student Senate, and she is a member of the Manchester women's tennis team. In her free time, she enjoys running, hanging out with friends, listening to music, and meeting new people.
Jessica Noll:is a junior Biology-Chemsitry major from La Port, IN. She hopes to become a pediatrics family physician. She absolutely loves the outdoors and you can usually find her sitting outside the library or on the mall doing homework. She is involved in ACS, Tri-Beta, Circle K, Yoga Club, Swim Club, and HU. During her free time, you can find her in the PERC, hanging out with friends, or reading interesting science articles.
Past Health Assistants - Where are they now?