Health Services

Chestnut Hill College’s Health Services is an integral part of the college community providing care to students during times of illness, making recommendations for health maintenance, and providing programs throughout the year on health related issues. The Health Services Office is staffed by registered nurses and a certified registered nurse practitioner. No appointment is needed, but is encouraged. All undergraduate students are eligible to utilize Heath Services. Services are available to graduate students with a fee.
Note: Students are responsible for providing their own health insurance, whether by parent/guardian’s health coverage or their own election into a plan. The College does not require students to provide proof of health insurance coverage however it is strongly encouraged. Additionally, the College does not provide health insurance coverage to students.
Required Health Forms for Chestnut Hill College 
All students must have completed health forms on file at the Health Office.

Health History, Physical and Immunization Record (pdf)

Meningitis Waiver Form (pdf)



• Assessment and treatment of acute illnesses 
• Physical exams (*not for college entry)
• Order and interpret laboratory and diagnostic testing (such as x-rays) as needed
• Prescribe and manage medications; provide over the counter medications
• Referrals to specialists and other healthcare providers as needed
• Health information and programs
• Nutrition Counseling
• Smoking cessation
Monday            8am - 6pm
Tuesday          8am - 7pm
Wednesday    8am - 7pm
Thursday         8am - 7pm
Friday               8:30am - 3pm

Fitzsimmons Hall, First Floor
Phone: 215-248-7111
Fax: 215-753-3663
Campus emergency: 215-242-7777 or x7777 from any campus phone
Barbara Dougherty, MSN, CRNP
Director of Health Services
Shannon Roberts, BSN
Sharon Hargadon, RN