Meet the Staff


Dr. Jason Strahan - SHS Medical Director

Dr. Jason Strahan, MD., F.A.A.P.

Medical Director

Building 960 / Room 130
Phone: (850) 474-2172
rstrahan@uwf.edu


Dr. Strahan's Bio
  • Dr. Jason Strahan is a board certified physician who has been in private practice since 2000. He is married with 2 daughters. Originally from Picayune, MS, he attended Mississippi State University where he graduated magna cum laude with a B. S. in Biochemistry in 1993. He attended medical school at the University Medical Center in Jackson MS where he graduated in 1997. He received his residency training from the University of Florida at Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola FL from 1997 to 2000. He then worked in Mississippi in private practice for 8 years before returning to Florida in 2008 and he joined the University of West Florida in 2013 as the director for Student Health Services. Dr. Strahan is dedicated to the health and well being of the students at UWF and the continued success of Student Health Services and the University of West Florida.



Summer Kennedy - SHS Associate Director

Summer Kennedy, RN

Associate Director

Building 960 / Room 135
Phone: (850) 857-6345
skennedy@uwf.edu


Summer's Bio
  • Summer Kennedy, Associate Director, has been with Student Health Services since August, 2013. Prior to joining Student Health Services, she spent time working as nursing faculty at UWF. Since 2000, Ms. Kennedy has enjoyed a diverse nursing background in medical-surgical nursing, operating room nursing, travel nursing, and nursing education. Ms. Kennedy currently holds an active Florida Registered Nurse license. She received her bachelor's and master's degrees in nursing from University of South Alabama.



Maria Agustin - SHS Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner

Maria Agustin, ARNP

Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner

Building 960 / Room 128
Phone: (850) 474-2172
magustin@uwf.edu


Maria's Bio
  • Maria Agustin, Staff Nurse Practitioner, has been with Student Health Services since August, 2012. Prior to joining Student Health Services, she was Active Duty Navy for 27 years. She has been an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified (ACNP-BC) since 2003 and a Registered Nurse (RN) since 1991. ACNP Agustin has enjoyed a diverse nursing background; RN Medical-Surgical, Labor and delivery/Newborn Nursery, Urology, Pediatric, Family Practice, Internal Medicine, and Nursing Educator. As an ACNP, she worked in Primary Care in addition to being the Health Promotion Director at one of her naval assignments. Upon transfer to Naval Hospital Pensacola she worked as Clinical Nurse Specialist and as NP at the Internal Medicine Clinic. ACNP Agustin currently holds an active Nurse Practitioner Florida license and is Board Certified by American Nurses Credentialing Center. She received both her bachelor's and master's degrees in nursing from University of South Alabama.

    NP Agustin believes in Holistic Care: the most powerful tool each of us has for healing is knowledge.



Lisabeth Kennedy - SHS Registered Nurse

Lisabeth Kennedy, RN

Registered Nurse
Nurse Manager

Building 960 / Room 131
Phone: (850) 857-6341
lkennedy@uwf.edu


Lisa's Bio
  • Lisa Kennedy, Nurse Manager, has been with Student Health Services since 2010. Prior to joining Student Health Services, she spent time working mostly in the pediatric field, working in Texas and Alabama. Since 1994, Mrs. Kennedy has enjoyed a diverse nursing background in medical-surgical nursing, neonatal nursing, pediatric intensive care nursing, and community health nursing. Mrs. Kennedy currently holds an active Florida Registered Nurse license. She received her nursing education from Glasgow, Scotland.



Tanya Acker - SHS Licensed Practical Nurse

Tanya Acker, LPN

Licensed Practical Nurse

Building 960 / Room 123
Phone: (850) 857-6341
tacker@uwf.edu


Tanya's Bio
  • I have been working in the health care field since 1985. I have worked as a nursing assistant, nurse, and in medical administration. I have experience in nursing homes, family practice, radiology, patient financial counseling, insurance billing, hospitals, and hospice care.

    I have been working at UWF Student Health Services since 2010. I enjoy the close working relationship we have with our patients and students.



Jeannie Bruner - SHS Licensed Practical Nurse

Jeannie Bruner, LPN, EMT

Licensed Practical Nurse
Emergency Medical Technician

Building 960 / Room 123
Phone: (850) 474-2172
jbruner@uwf.edu


Jeannie's Bio
  • I became a Florida Licensed Practical Nurse in 2009 earning my degree from Pensacola State College. Prior to my current position at UWF I worked as a hospice nurse at Covenant Hospice in the inpatient unit located at West Florida Hospital. I recently became an Emergency Medical Technician and currently do as needed work in the West Florida Hospital Emergency Department. With the job that I hold in the Student Health Services clinic, I can utilize my abilities to their full potential in serving the college population. To assist the students with their healthcare needs is very rewarding and I look forward to every day that I am able to work.

    The healthcare field has always been my passion to be involved in and my goal is to further my career as an Argo here at UWF by seeking my RN degree. I am very much looking forward to many beneficial and rewarding years as a UWF employee.



Angela Murphy - SHS Certified Professional Coder, Certified Professional Medical Auditor

Angela Murphy, CPC, CPMA

Certified Professional Coder
Certified Professional Medical Auditor

Building 960 / Room 127
Phone: (850) 857-6346
amurphy@uwf.edu


Angela's Bio
  • Hello! I am Angela Murphy, CPC, CPMA Program Specialist/Coder for Student Health Services. I received a BFA in Illustration from The Ringling School of Art and Design in 1991. Originally from Anchorage, AK, I have lived in the Deep South most of my life.

    GO ARGOS!



Amanda Bronson - SHS Medical Assistant

Amanda Bronson

Medical Assistant

Building 960 / Room 123
Phone: (850) 474-2172
abronson@uwf.edu




Amy Luker - SHS Medical Assistant

Amy Luker

Medical Assistant

Building 960 / Room 126
Phone: (850) 474-2172
aluker@uwf.edu




Jennifer Cureton - SHS Office Specialist

Jennifer Cureton

Office Specialist

Building 960 / Room 126
Phone: (850) 474-2172
jcureton@uwf.edu




Michelle Jones - Business Manager

Michelle Jones

Business Manager

Building 960 / Room 117
Phone: (850) 473-7123
mjones1@uwf.edu




Read Bell - IT Coordinator

Read Bell

IT Coordinator

Building 960 / Room 251
Phone: (850) 474-3168
jbell@uwf.edu


Read's Bio
  • I am very happy to be the IT Coordinator for Health, Counseling, and Wellness Services here at UWF. I have a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Loyola University and a Master's degree in Computer and Information Science from the University of South Alabama. I am grateful to have a job where I can apply knowledge from both of these degrees and help the staff do their jobs as efficiently and effectively as possible. Before coming to UWF, I was a Software Engineer and Engineering Manager at Cisco Systems in San Jose, CA. for 16 years.

    No matter what their role, everyone here shows a great deal of dedication to helping the students at UWF remain healthy and happy and get the most out of their time here. I feel very lucky to be associated with such a talented group of professionals.

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