Health Services

nurseNurse Practitioner Jenny Carrick joined the Pfeiffer University community  in 2011 to provide on-site medical care to students, faculty and staff. She is available Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. in Health Services, Stokes Student Center, Room 121.

Ms. Carrick, who holds a B.S. in Nursing from UNC Chapel Hill and an M.S. in Nursing and an Adult Nurse Practitioner degree from UNC Charlotte, comes to Pfeiffer with surgery, intensive care unit and family practice experience. 

As a nurse practitioner, she is licensed to order, perform and interpret diagnostic tests such as lab work and x-rays; diagnose and treat acute and chronic conditions, including infections and injuries;  prescribe medications and other treatments; counsel patients about how to improve their health and help them understand how their decisions affect their health and well-being.    

All students, whether commuting or residential, full or part-time, may utilize the services available.

If student healthcare services are needed between 2:30-5 p.m., contact the Office of Student Development,  Laura Herrick,, (704) 463-3439; or Paula Morris,, (704) 463-3400. They will assist with making appointments with a local medical practice that serves student needs after hours.  

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