University Health Care Staff
Audrey Hoover, MSN, FNP-BC, WHNP, RN, is the director of Pace University Health Care units (UHC) in New York City and Pleasantville. In that capacity, she manages care for the Pace Community (staff, faculty, students, and alumni) and their families, directs staff, works to ensure that UHC’s activities align with Pace University’s Strategic Plan, manages administrative and financial aspects of UHC, and serves on numerous University committees. She also serves as UHC’s Family-Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner in New York City, seeing 10–15 patients per day. Prior to working at Pace University, Hoover worked for eight years for Beth Israel Medical Center—Continuum Health Partners (Baruch College) as a site manager and sole on-site health provider. She also has experience as an adjunct professor for Hunter College School of Nursing. Hoover has also worked as an FNP in the Bronx in a private practice—Concourse Plaza Medical Complex. She received her BSN at Lehman College in the Bronx and her FNP and WHNP at Columbia University School of Nursing. She serves as a board member for Nurse Practitioners of New York (NPNY) and is an on-site evaluator for the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
Kevin Cherry, certified medical assistant, joined University Health Care in August 2016. Prior to working at Pace University, he served as a medical assistant for Core Health Medical where he worked with a variety of patients from adolescents to older adults. At Core Health Medical, he expanded his knowledge and expertise in many areas including EKG, phlebotomy, and urinalysis. In addition, Kevin has several years of prior customer service work experience; he loves interacting with and helping people.
Noren Fromm, certified medical assistant, joined UHC in December 2009. A former movie theater owner and University of Wisconsin graduate, Noren has had "a lifetime intrigue for health care" and is very pleased to be pursuing it as a second career. Continuing his goal of lifelong learning, Fromm has recently finished two certificate programs at Pace University: certificates in professional human resources management and strategic human resources management. He became nationally-certified as a professional in human resources through the Society of Human Resource Management in May 2011.
Diana K. Lau, MSN, FNP-BC, is a family nurse practitioner based on the New York City Campus. Prior to her position at Pace University Health Care, she has provided urgent care and primary care services in Rhode Island and Maryland. She has also provided family planning services as a consultant at the Harford County Health Department in Maryland and served as a preceptor for nurse practitioner students from various higher education institutions. She received her MSN from Case Western Reserve University. Born and raised in Ohio, Diana is looking forward to exploring NYC and working with Pace university students, staff, and faculty to achieve a greater level of health.
Karen Martin, FNP-BC, is a family nurse practitioner based on the Pleasantville Campus. She is a Pace graduate (1998) with extensive healthcare experience in a variety of clinical settings with diverse patient populations. She has worked in college health, geriatrics, and primary care.
Kathi Reczek is the senior staff associate for University Health Care in Pleasantville. She has been serving the Pace Community in the healthcare setting since 2005. Reczek began her career at Pace University in 1998 and has worked in the English Language Institute and School of Education, respectively. She is a graduate of Berkeley College in Westchester.
LouAnne Verrier, MSN, FNP-BC, is a fourth-generation nurse and a second-generation family nurse practitioner. She is an expert in travel medicine and holds a certificate in travel health from the International Society of Travel Medicine. Prior to her position at Pace University's University Health Care, Verrier provided preventive health services to international travelers who required immunizations and education before their travels abroad. She has also provided primary care to an adolescent population within the Department of Juvenile Justice in the Bronx, and to homeless families at the Floating Hospital in Long Island City. A native of the south, the New York City transplant serves on committees and on the Board of Trustees for Frontier Nursing University. Verrier received both her BSN and MSN from Columbia University School of Nursing. She also holds a BA from Warren Wilson College in Asheville, North Carolina.