CHW Student Health Care & Insurance

Suffolk University provides healthcare and insurance to qualifying students. Learn more below and get started today.

Please Note—Change in Hours for Summer

Counseling, Health & Wellness is closed the following Fridays during summer 2019:

  • June 28
  • July 5
  • July 12
  • July 19
  • July 26
  • August 2 

Urgent Counseling Support

On these dates, as well as at any time, a Suffolk student on campus or off campus who needs urgent counseling support should call 617-573-8226 to receive counseling assistance.

Medical Emergencies

On Campus

Any student experiencing a life threatening medical emergency should call 911 AND Suffolk Police at 617-573-8111 or go to your nearest hospital emergency room.

Off Campus

Any student experiencing a life threatening medical emergency should call 911 or go to your nearest hospital emergency room.

Non-Emergency Medical Care

On the summer Friday dates CHW is closed, students can seek medical care at the Massachusetts General Hospital Medical Walk-In Unit, 15 Parkman Street (617-726-2707).

Health Care


The Office of Counseling, Health & Wellness health clinic is located at:

73 Tremont Street
5th Floor (take a right from elevator).


Phone: (617) 573-8260
Fax: (617) 305-1745

Fall & Spring Session

Office Hours

Monday - Thursday 9am-6pm
Friday 9am-5pm

Health Walk-In Hours

Monday 10:30am-5pm
Tuesday - Thursday 10am-5pm
Friday 10am-4pm

Students who prefer appointments versus walk-in service can call CHW at 617-573-8260 to schedule an appointment time.


Services & Programs

Our health care services and programs are available to all registered Suffolk University students.

  • Physical exams
  • Diagnosis & treatment of acute illnesses
  • Evaluation & treatment of injuries
  • Diagnostic testing & blood work
  • Vaccines
  • Testing, diagnosis & treatment of STDs
  • Travel guidance
  • Contraceptive management and counseling
  • Eating concerns
  • Health education
  • Sports physicals
  • Flu Shots

Note to Graduated Students: Graduated students and alumni are no longer eligible to receive health care services at Suffolk CHW.

Dentistry Services

Suffolk University does not offer dentistry services on campus.

See local dental resources


  • Paul Heinzelmann, MD Consulting Physician, Medical Director
    Dr Heinzelmann is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin and the Harvard School of Public Health.He is currently a clinical Instructor at Harvard Medical School and a staff physician at Massachusetts General Hospital.
  • Tracy Allen, Nurse Practitioner/Assistant Director
  • Karla Hoxha Brown, Nurse Practitioner
  • Lisa Wong, Nurse Practitioner
  • Chery Cepeda, Medical Assistant
  • Maryuri Lazo-Reyes, Medical Assistant

Counseling, Health & Wellness Front Desk Administrative Coordinators

Julia Albo

Lucia Ciccarello

Jo-Ann Mastro