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).


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, Noren has recently finished two certificate programs at Pace University, Certificate 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.


Karen Martin, FNP-BC, is a Family Nurse Practitioner based on the Pleasantville campus.  She is a Pace graduate (1998) with extensive health care experience in a variety of clinical settings with diverse patient populations.  She has worked in college health, geriatrics, and primary care. 


Shirley Paddyfoot, Certified Clinical Medical Assistant, joined UHC in New York City in June 2015.  Her career has spanned 23+ years in the fields of Family Medicine, Pediatric, Cardiology, and Dermatology.  Shirley has developed a wide variety of clinical, surgical, and administrative skills.  She obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Science from Boricua College, Clinical Medical Assistant certification from the National Health Career Association, and Medical Claims Billing Certification from the U.S. Career Institute. She is fluent in Spanish.

Kathi Reczek is the Senior Staff Associate for University Health Care in Pleasantville.  She has been serving the Pace community in the health care setting since 2005.  Kathi 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. 

Dainelle Robinson, DNP, FNP-BC, has worked in a variety of healthcare settings (hospitals, long term care, primary care, urgent care, and the emergency room) attending to a diverse group of patients from newborns to the elderly with a range of medical conditions.   She is a strong and independent clinician who is passionate about providing excellent medical care and appropriate education to all patients.  Dainelle is a graduate of Long Island University where she earned a Master’s degree in nursing; she obtained her DNP/FNP at the University of Pittsburgh.


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 Health Care, Mrs. 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. Mrs. Verrier received both her BSN and MSN from Columbia University School of Nursing. She also holds a BA from Warren Wilson College in Asheville, NC.