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

Certification

  • Board Certified in Family Medicine

Education

  • Miami University, Oxford OH
  • 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

  • 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

Team Physician

Crystal Higginson

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

Elizabeth Fourman, MSN, WHNP-BC     

Staff Provider since 2019

Izzy

Certification

  • Board Certified in Women's Health, Nurse Practitioner

Education

  • Bachelors of Arts in Biology-Chemistry: Manchester University
  • Bachelors of Nursing Science: Saint Mary's College
  • Masters of Science in Nursing: Vanderbilt University

Residency

  • Vanderbilt University

Professional Interests

  • Women's health: wellness exams, vaginal/ pelvic health, infection testing/ management, and breast health

Administrative Staff

Edward P. Junkins, MD, MPH, FAAP

Director/Medical Director

Ed Junkins
 

Phone: 574-631-7103

Email: ejunkin2@nd.edu

Certification

  • Board Certified in General Pediatrics
  • Board Certified in Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • Certificate in Public Health

Education

  • University of Notre Dame, IN-Bachelors of Arts
  • The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, MD-Medical Degree
  • University of Utah School of Medicine, UT-Masters of Public Health

Residency

  • The Johns Hopkins Children's Hospital, MD-Internship and Residency
  • University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics, UT-Fellowship

Professional Interests

  • Emergency medicine, chronic pediatric care, public health, injury prevention and epidemiology



 


Cindi Schwartz, RN, BSN

Assistant Director, Clinical Operations

Cindi Schwartz

Phone: 574-631-8661

Email: cschwart@nd.edu


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

Assistant Director, Office Operations

Connie Morrow

Phone: 574-631-1882

Email: cmorrow@nd.edu


Neal Connolly, BLA

Health Information Technology Specialist

Neal Connolly

Phone:  571-631-0607

Email: nconnoll@nd.edu