Awais Vaid
Executive Director of McKinley Health Center

College Education:

  • Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois, Master of Public Health (M.P.H.), August 2004. Program Focus: Healthcare Administration
  • MGM Medical College and Hospital, Mumbai, India, Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS), April 2000. Five and a half years of intensive academic and clinical studies.

Senior Leadership

Jennifer Carson, MS
Associate Director of Marketing (Health and Wellbeing)

College Education:

  • University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, MS Corporate Health Promotion
  • University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, BS Marketing




Nicholas Chancellor, DC, MS
Associate Director of Program Support Services & Student Health Insurance

College Education:

  • National University of Health Sciences, MS
  • National University of Health Sciences, DC
  • National University of Health Sciences, BS
  • Millikin University, BS
DuRae Fletcher, BS, MBA, PhD
Associate Director of Ancillary Services

College Education:

  • Newburgh Theological Seminary, Newburgh, Indiana, PhD, 2020
  • Keller Graduate School of Management, Chicago, Illinois, MBA, 2013
  • University of Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona, BS, 2009


  • Certified Cardiovascular Technologist, 1994

Professional Affiliations:

  • American College of Healthcare Executives
  • American College Health Association
  • Mid-America Health Executive Forum
  • Alliance of Cardiovasculer Professionals

Medical/Professional Interests:

Healthcare Ambulatory and Support Services, Collegiate Health Services, Cardiovascular Technology


Fishing, Grandkids, Biblical Studies


Dianne Kincaid, RN
Associate Director of Clinical Support Services

College Education:

  • Eastern Illinois University, BA
  • Parkland College, ADN
Helen Molloy Peffers
Associate Director of Finance and Health Information Services
Jerry E. Ogbudimkpa, PhD
Director of Health Education and Special Populations Coordinator

College Education:

  • University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Post doctorate
  • University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Ph.D. Community Health Education
  • Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia, MS Community Health Education
  • University of Charleston, West Virginia, BS Biochemistry


Robert Woodward, MBA, MD
Medical Director

College Education:

  • University of Illinois Masters in Business Administration – 2001
  • Southern Illinois University Springfield Family Medicine Residency – 1997
  • Southern Illinois University, Springfield, IL, MD, 1994
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, BS, 1990


  • Board Certified Family Medicine – 1997, 2003, 2013

Medical Interests:

Patient Education, Preventive Medicine, Medical Education, ADHD/ADD, orthopedics and Sports Medicine


Clinical Professor, University of Illinois College of Medicine