Doctors, nurse practitioner at Health Services will no longer work there

Herald Staff

WKU Health Services notified patients on Monday via email that the physicians and nurse practitioner currently working there no longer will after Health Services is privatized. 

The email, which went out at about 3:05 p.m., said Graves Gilbert Clinic, a health clinic in Bowling Green, will begin to operate WKU Health Services starting on Aug. 1.

The current doctors and nurse practitioner will not be returning and patients will be able to continue to go to WKU Health Services until July 24.

Ann Mead, vice president for Finance and Administration, said at Friday’s Board of Regents committee meeting that 12 employees of WKU Health Services had found other employment, while 15 remained employed there.

Below is the email in full.

June 30, 2014

Dear Patients of WKU Health Services:

This letter is to inform you that WKU Health Services will cease operations effective close of business on July 31, 2014.  Our last day of seeing patients will be July 24th.

The University has chosen Graves Gilbert Clinic to operate the health services clinic on campus and they take over on August 1st. The physicians and nurse practitioner currently employed at WKU Health

Services will not be continuing to provide services through the private entity.

We are honored that you have chosen us for your health care.

After July 23rd if you wish to receive a copy of your records, please direct your request to:

Graves Gilbert Clinic Health Services

1681 Normal Dr.

Bowling Green KY, 42101


ATTN: Medical records Request


Dr. Patricia Blewett

Dr. Allen Redden

Dr. A Ray Rowland

Yolanda Reid, ARNP