Saint Xavier University Health Center

Health Center

Meet Our Staff

Get to know us before we get to know you! We are dedicated to a personal approach in all areas of our practice. All our staff are highly skilled and well trained in their respective practice areas. Nurse Practitioners (NPs) have been providing primary, acute and specialty healthcare to patients of all ages and walks of life for nearly half a century. NPs assess patients, order and interpret diagnostic tests, make diagnoses and initiate and manage treatment plans -- including prescribing medications. They also can refer patients to specialists when necessary. They are the healthcare providers of choice for millions of patients. An NP is truly your partner in health.

Ashley Bray

Ashley J. Bray, MSN, FNP-BC
Family Nurse Practitioner

Ashley J. Bray completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Valparaiso University and her Master of Science in Nursing from Saint Xavier University. She is a board-certified family nurse practitioner who began her career as a pediatric intensive care nurse. Since that time, she has worked in a variety of settings including emergency medicine, acute trauma care and community health. Her scope of practice encompasses health promotion and disease prevention, along with diagnosis and management of both common and complex health care problems beginning in childhood and continuing throughout the aging process. Bray strives to engage her patients by actively listening to their needs and providing them with the necessary educational tools to lead healthier, more fulfilling lives.

Susan Burns

Susan Burns
Billing Specialist

Susan Burns works personally with patients to assist them with coverage for their healthcare services. She oversees accounts payable and receivable, provider credentialing, insurance claims submissions and balance billing. Burns works closely with our patients to assist them with their claims and payments. Burns holds a BSBA degree in Finance from Xavier University and has over 20 years of accounting, benefits and finance experience. She is the contact person for all billing inquiries and her office is located at the Health Center.

Joan Gerwig

Joan Gerwig
Full-time Receptionist

Joan Gerwig is the point of contact for scheduling appointments, registering for Health Center classes, entering immunization compliance information and fulfilling records requests. Gerwig also assists with ordering supplies and patient payments. With years of experience at SXU, Gerwig can assist you with any questions you may have.

 Danielle Gricus

Danielle Gricus
Part-time Receptionist

Danielle Gricus registers and checks in patients, schedules appointments and class registrations, receives immunization compliance forms, accepts patient payments and fulfills records release requests. Gricus has worked in customer service for years and can help you or direct you to the appropriate person who can help you with your needs.

Susan Hampson

Susan Hampson, M.S., APN, NP-C, CNE
Family Nurse Practitioner/Clinical Nurse Educator Associate Professor

Susan Hampson completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Elmhurst College and her Master of Science from Purdue University. She practiced in the acute setting for over 30 years before coming to SXU. Her areas of expertise include emergency nursing and family health care. Hampson is also certified to complete Department of Transportation physicals. Her patients benefit from her advanced clinical training and compassionate care. Not only does she practice at the Health Center, she is also a professor in the School of Nursing.

Monica Licea

Monica Licea, R.M.A.
Medical Assistant

Monica Licea is a registered medical assistant who joined the SXU Health Center in 2015. With over seven years of experience and a passion for helping others, Licea is ready to assist the nurse practitioners in patient care. Because of her attention to detail and her general efficiency, she also helps out in the front office making appointments, answering phones and fulfilling record requests. Licea is also fluent in Spanish.

Eileen McCann

Eileen McCann, DNP, FNP-BC
Family Nurse Practitioner/Director of the Family Nurse Practitioner Program

Eileen McCann has extensive experience providing family-centered healthcare to patients of all ages. Her scope of practice encompasses health promotion, disease prevention, diagnosis and management of common and complex health care problems beginning in childhood and continuing throughout the aging process. McCann is an assistant professor and the Director of the Family Nurse Practitioner program at SXU. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Northern Illinois University, her Master of Science at SXU and her Doctor of Nursing Practice at Rush University and Medical Center.

Rosemary McGrath

Rosemary McGrath, M.D.
Collaborating Physician

Dr. Rosemary McGrath has been practicing medicine for 29 years. She graduated from the Rush Medical College in 1985 and specializes in the field of Family Medicine. She provides comprehensive medical care for families and individuals suffering from all types of illnesses, disorders, conditions and diseases. As the Health Center's collaborating physician, Dr. McGrath does not see patients on-site, but she is the first point of contact for our nurse practitioners when a consultation is necessary.

Mary Rhodes

Mary T. Rhodes, MSN, FNP
Nurse Practitioner

Mary Rhodes is a board certified family nurse practitioner who completed both her Bachelor and Master of Nursing degrees from Saint Xavier University. Rhodes began her nursing career in pediatrics and after completing her MSN went on to practice as an FNP in a primary care setting. Rhodes sees patients of all ages, treating acute and chronic illnesses and also focusing on health promotion through patient education as well. In addition to the importance of patient education, Rhodes is passionate about the future of nursing education. She has worked as adjunct clinical faculty and precepts future FNPs.

Kathleen Rohan

Kathleen Rohan, M.A.
Director, Center for Nursing Innovation

With over 25 years of experience in office management and healthcare, Kathy Rohan is the person to contact for corporate services, clinic events and community outreach programs. She also oversees the office management including purchasing, budgets and compliance. Rohan graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and earned a Master of Arts in Community and Organizational Development from Loyola University.

Kathryn Tibbits

Kathryn Tibbits, ANP-BC, FNP-BC, M.S.
Director of Clinical Services/Family Nurse Practitioner

Katie Tibbits is passionate about addressing our patients' needs for health and wellness. She blends clinical expertise in diagnosing and treating health conditions with an emphasis on health education in order to empower patients to take control of their own health. Tibbits worked for 10 years as an adult intensive care unit nurse before becoming certified as both an adult and family nurse practitioner. Tibbits is also certified to complete Department of Transportation physicals and to teach CPR/first aid. Tibbits received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Purdue University, her Master of Science in Nursing from New York University and a post-master's certificate from Northern Illinois University.

Kristin Tomasino

Kristin N. Tomasino, MSN, FNP-BC
Family Nurse Practitioner

Kristin Tomasino's experience includes adult and pediatric primary care, community health, allergy and asthma. Prior to joining the SXU Health Center team, she worked for seven years in a pediatric inpatient unit at a busy Chicago hospital. Tomasino uses her clinical knowledge and diagnostic skills to develop a comprehensive plan of care for her patients. Tomasino completed both her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and her Master of Science in Nursing -- Family Nurse Practitioner from Loyola University, Chicago.