Staff

The experts will see you now.

Meet the professional caregivers and support staff at University Health Services. They’ve earned degrees from Notre Dame, USC, Kansas, Harvard, Penn. Their professional interests range from sports medicine and eating disorders to women’s health and concussions.

Despite their diverse backgrounds and professional interests, they all have one thing in common: they apply their expertise to the health needs of the Notre Dame community. 

 

Administrative Staff


Providers

Kathryn Cox Cohoon, MD      

Staff Physician since 2006

Kathryn Cox Cohoon

Team Physician

Certification

  • Board Certified in Family Medicine

Education

  • Indiana University
  • Indiana School of Medicine, MD

Residency

  • Memorial Hospital, South Bend, Ind. – Certificate in Family Medicine

Professional Interests

  • Family medicine, eating disorders, preventative and women’s health issues

Professional Activities

  • Team physician for men’s and women’s swimming and diving
  • Eating Disorder physician
  • Board Member – St. Joseph County Medical Society
  • President-Elect – St. Joseph County Medical Society
  • St. Joseph County Delegate to Indiana State Medical Society
  • Memorial Hospital, South Bend, Ind., teaching faculty – 11 years

Kevin McAward MD

Staff Physician since 2010

Kevin McAward

Team Physician

Certification

  • Board Certified in Family Medicine
  • Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine

Education

  • University of Notre Dame
  • National University of Ireland, Cork

Residency

  • Memorial Hospital, South Bend, Ind. – Certificate in Family Medicine

Professional Interests

  • Family medicine, Sports Medicine, Muscular Skeletal Injuries, Teaching, Research

Matthew Leiszler, MD   

Staff Physician since 2014

Matthew Leiszler

Team Physician

Certification

  • Board Certified in Family Medicine
  • Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine

Education

  • Harvard University
  • University of Kansas

Residency

  • Rose Medical Center, Denver, CO – Certificate in Family Medicine
  • University of Colorado –Certificate in Sports Medicine

Professional Interests

  • Sports Medicine, sports injuries, concussions, and research involving athletic performance

Ben Troy, MD      

Psychiatric provider since 2017

Ben Troy
 

Certification

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry in Psychiatry and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Education

  • University of Notre Dame 
  • University of Michigan 

Residency & Fellowship

  • Medical College of Wisconsin 

Professional Interests

  • Medication management of psychiatric conditions as a piece of an overall treatment plan.

Crystal Higginson, MD      

Staff Physician since 2018

Crystal Higginson

Team Physician 

Certification

  • Board Certified in Family Medicine
  • Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine

Education

  • Central Michigan University
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine

Residency

  • Wake Forest School of Medicine – Certificate in Family Medicine
  • University of North Carolina –Certificate in Sports Medicine

Professional Interests

  • Sports Medicine, procedural and diagnostic ultrasound, teaching

Administrative Staff

Sharon McMullen, RN, MPH

Director 

Sharon McMullen

Phone: 574-631-7103

Email: s.mcm@nd.edu


Cindi Schwartz, RN, BSN

Cindi Schwartz

Assistant Director, Clinical Operations 

Phone: 574-631-8661

Email: cschwart@nd.edu
 


Connie Morrow, BS, HIA, ALHC, FLHC, PAHM

Connie Morrow

Assistant Director, Office Operations

Phone: 574-631-1882

Email: cmorrow@nd.edu


Nichole Rodriguez, BSPA

Nichole Rodriguez

Department Administrator

Phone:  547-631-7103

Email:  nrodrig4@nd.edu


Neal Connolly, BLA

Neal Connolly

Health Information Technology Specialist

Phone: 574-631-0607

Email: nconnoll@nd.edu