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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And Justice for All

Alisha Medeiros ’15 wants to help troubled youth make better choices and live fulfilling lives. This desire, influenced by a family tragedy, led her to pursue a career in criminal justice.

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Next Steps

Grant-funded Program Prepares Special Education Teachers » Looking over a classroom of a dozen junior high school students at Plymouth Elementary School, special education intern Jennifer Kay ’99 worries what the future holds for the class of kids with mental and physical challenges. “I have doubts about where some of my students will be in […]

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¡Bienvenidos a Cuba!

PSU professor and her students discover the challenges and joys of visiting Cuba » Political science professor Filiz Otucu Ruhm always dreamed of going to Cuba. In fact, she planned on visiting the island more than a decade ago. “The social scientist in me wanted to observe Castro’s Cuba, then go back after Castro, and […]