Healthcare Providers

Lafene Health Center serves the students at Kansas State University while providing cost effective health care with a highly credible staff. They are your professional resource to serve your needs while at Kansas State University. The student health fee included in the tuition each semester allows students to see health care providers free of charge. Other Services, including x-rays and laboratory costs are a fraction of the private sector. All clinic visits are on an appointment basis allowing students a choice of physicians and less waiting time. Urgent care is available, when necessary.


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Linda L. Skiles, MD
Interim Medical Director
Ross University School of Medicine
Board Certified in Family Medicine
Irwin Army Community Hospital, Ft. Riley, KS
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Wendy J. Blank, DO
Director, Women's Clinic

D.O., Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Private OB/GYN Practice in the Kansas City Area



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M.D., University of Kansas, Board Certified in Family Practice





markBarber Mark D. Barber, DO
D.O. Kansas City University or Medicine & Bioscience
Board Certified in family medicine
        • 9 years in family medicine in Phillipsburg & Lindsborg, Kansas
        • 14 years in emergency medicine at Hutchinson Regional Medical Center
        • 1 year in emergency medicine at Irwin Army Medical Center in Fort Riley, Kansas



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Anne Fredrickson, APRN, FNP-BC

AS, Greenfield Community College
BS & MS, University of Massachusetts
Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner
Director, Health Services
Massachusetts Maritime Academy 



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Amanda Garman, APRN, NP-C

BS, Kansas State University
BSN, MidAmerican Nazarene University
MSN, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner
Memorial Health Systems, Abilene, KS




Heather Sloan, APRN, FNP-BC

BSN Emporia State University
MSN Washburn University
ANCC Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner





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Stacia D. Petrancosta, PA-C

BS, Biology, University of Arkansas
MS, Physician Assistant Studies, Shenandoah University Board Certified
Private Internal Medicine Practice, Fayetteville, NC




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Sarah Scott, PA-C

BS, Physician Assistant, Wichita State University
BS, Medical Diagnostic Imaging, Fort Hays State University
Board Certified
Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center, Manhattan, KS




Katie Bradbury

Katie Bradbury, PA-C
BS, Human Biology, Chardon State College, NE
MPAS University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha
NCCPA Board Certified





Bonnie McKinsey

Bonnie McKinsey, APRN, FNP-BC
BSN, Washburn University
MSN, Wichita State University
Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner


Linda Skiles, MD
Interim Medical Director

Wendy Blank, DO
Director, Women's Clinic

Robert Tackett, MD
Medical Staff Physician

Mark D.Barber, DO
Osteopathic Physician

Anne Fredrickson, FNP-BC
Nurse Practitioner

Amanda Garman, NP-C
Nurse Practitioner

Heather Sloan, FNP-BC
Nurse Practitioner

Stacia D. Petrancosta, PA-C
Physician Assistant

Sarah Scott, PA-C
Physician Assistant

Katie Bradbury, PA-C
Physician Assistant

Bonnie McKinsey, FNP-BC
Nurse Practitioner