Services offered from Med Center Health at WKU Health Services

B Turner, Content Editor

Med Center Health began accepting appointments and walk-ins at WKU Health Services on Jan. 16.

Dr. Abigail DeBusk is a primary physician at the Med Center Health WKU campus. She was formerly an orthopedic doctor serving primarily in sports medicine at Western Kentucky University [WKU]. She went over what services Med Center Health at WKU Health Services will be able to provide to students.

“We offer a blend of primary care, as well as urgent care type things […] I know we’re trying to also offer your primary care away from home,” Dr. DeBusk said.

On a primary care basis, Med Center Health at WKU Health Services offers routine physicals, TB screenings, allergy shots and are even able to do lab testing in their office.

They are also offering mental health services. They are hiring a psychiatric nurse practitioner who will be able to help with prescribing psychiatric medication.

Med Center Health is focused on providing well-rounded and holistic care to the students of WKU.

“We’re more than just a primary care, you can get mental health services, you can get PT [physical therapy], you can get everything,” Jake Hook, media relation specialist for Med Center Health at WKU Health Services.

They will also be offering reproductive health services.

“We do offer birth control counseling, prescribing, all that type of thing,” Dr. DeBusk said.

Also being offered are STI checks and gynecologic exams.

The three main physicians at Med Center Health at WKU Health Services are Dr. Moyo-Peters, Dr. DeBusk and Dr. Cecil. They all have backgrounds in family medicine.

The clinic’s hours are Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Appointments can be made over the phone by calling 270-745-2273. They accept walk-ins, to either be the day of or the next day.

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