Mission Statement

PSU Health Services is dedicated to providing compassionate and professional care.  We are committed to promoting, maintaining and improving the health and wellbeing of the entire student.

The Scope of that service is to evaluate and treat acute illness and injuries, work in conjunction with students’ own health care providers to provide ongoing management of chronic conditions, to collaborate with the university Athletic, Wellness, Mental Health and Academic support services to optimize students’ success at PSU.  And finally to participate in the education of students to learn to care for their own health.

Core Values

As an organization we value:

  • the inherent worth and potential for growth of all individuals
  • the treatment of all individuals with respect and dignity
  • diversity
  • open, honest, direct communication
  • the highest standards of professionalism, with an emphasis on ethical behavior and ensuring confidentiality
  • the powerful role of education in all of our work

In Plymouth Magazine

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PSU Collaboration Leads to Emmy

When Trish Lindberg was a 17-year-old musician, artist, and actor, her mother—a teacher herself—told her she would make a great teacher. Lindberg looked her mother right in the eye and said, “I will never be a teacher!” Mother Knows Best Decades later, Lindberg, now a Carnegie Foundation NH Professor of the Year, a recipient of […]

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Faculty Forum: Irene Cucina

Professor Irene Cucina has been teaching in the Department of Health and Human Performance since 1998. Prior to coming to Plymouth State, she had a rewarding career as a high school health and physical education teacher and coach in Newton, MA. Her commitment to students and learning has been recognized by her peers through a […]

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Another Way to Serve

“It was like moving to a foreign country with a completely different culture,” says PSU student Patrick O’Sullivan. The 26-year-old veteran isn’t referring to his time in Iraq as a motor transport operator in the Army Reserve. He’s talking about coming home. O’Sullivan joined the Army Reserve right out of high school, at an age […]