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Health Services

Announcements:

National Eating Dosorders Awareness Week
February 26 - March 4, 2017

  • Tuesday, February 28, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., The "U"
    Tabling outside of the cafeteria
    Stop by our table during lunch to receive tons of information, resources, and a healthy snack!
  • Wednesday, March 1, 12:45 p.m., Stewart Memorial Library
    "Sock-It to Eating Disorders"
    Wear your craziest, most colorful socks! Meet in front of the library at 12:45 to snap a group pic of our socks!
  • Wednesday, March 1, 7 p.m., Clark Racquet Center
    Student Wellness Club
    Join us in Clark Racquet Center for a kickboxing workout to "Sock-It to EDs!"
  • Thursday, March 2, 7 p.m., Kessler Auditorium
    HEADLINE SPEAKER, Brandis McFarland Oleson
    Join us for a presentation from a licensed mental health therapist, specialized in treating the spectrum of eating disorders and co-occurring diagnoses.

*Visit the Student Art Gallery of lower Gage anytime Thursday, March 2  through Friday, March 3  for a special two-day viewing of encaustic photography, "The Ugly Side of Skinny" created by Alyssa Vicente during her personal struggle with an eating disorder.


Mindfulness Meditation offered at Coe

All students, staff, and faculty are invited to participate (for FREE!) in a weekly Mindfulness Meditation class offered by the amazing, Andrea, from Toula Yoga!

Start 2017 off right by committing to set aside time to focus on the here and now....being mindful of the things that are happening and the world around you can help you cope with many things in life, including stress and anxiety.

When: Beginning January 19th, 2017 every Thursday from 6-7pm
Where: Clark Racquet Center
Cost: Free for the Coe students, staff and faculty!

Benefits to Meditation:

  • improve your well-being-relieve stress-improve sleep
  • lower blood pressure
  • improve your mental health
  • and many more!

Check out this link and learn about six Mindfulness exercises to try today!


Mission:

The mission of Coe College Student Health Services is to promote optimal well-being of our students through a holistic health approach. We strive to educate and empower students about their physical, emotional, intellectual, social, environmental, and spiritual self. By providing health care and wellness services, prevention of illness is the ultimate goal. In the event of illness, Student Health Services provides and coordinates quality health care, advocating for the student, in addition to enabling the student to become an informed consumer of their healthcare. Coe's Health Service mission falls under the auspices of the mission developed by the Division of Student Affairs.

Services are available to all Coe students (including part-time, commuter, and non-traditional students).

Location:

The Coe Student Health Center is located in the lower P.U.B.

Contact Information:

Hours:

Appointments are necessary, and can be scheduled by phone (319-399-8617), email (o-healthservices@coe.edu) or by visiting the clinic. Our fax number: 319-399-8269.

  • Office hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-noon and 1-4:30 p.m.
  • Appointments are available: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m.

Staff:

Lindsay Shedek
Lindsay Shedek
Director of Student Health Services

MEET THE DIRECTOR

Coe’s Director of Student Health Services, Lindsay Shedek, joined the Coe family in 2015. She is originally from Fort Dodge, Iowa. Lindsay moved to Iowa City in 2003 to attended the University of Iowa for her undergraduate and graduate education. She worked at the University of Iowa emergency room as a nurse for three years while obtaining her master's degree as an Adult Nurse Practitioner.

For the last three years, Lindsay has worked at the University of Iowa QuickCare Clinics, primarily in the clinic on campus, where she worked with a great majority of the college students.

She lives in North Liberty with husband, Brian, and two sons, Steele and Crew. They enjoy being outdoors, attending sporting events, exercising (running), and traveling. Spending time with family and friends is an important and fun part of Lindsay's life!

Email: o-healthservices@coe.edu
Phone: 319-399-8617

HEALTH SERVICES STAFF

Teresa Reuter joined the Coe Health Services Office in January 2014. Teresa is a Certified Medical Assistant who brings many years of experience in health care to the Coe Health Services Office. Teresa completed her medical assistant training from Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. In her spare time Teresa enjoys cheering for her son's at the baseball diamonds, and spending time with her husband.

Phone: 319-399-8617
Fax: 319-399-8269