Contact the Student Health & Wellness Center


Hamilton House
13612 E. Philadelphia St. Whittier, CA 90608
Phone: (562) 464-4548
Fax: (562) 464-4511

Schedule an Appointment

Call the Health Center at (562) 464-4548 to make an appointment.

As a courtesy to other students, please note that we charge a $20.00 no-show/no-call fee to your student account if you fail to cancel your appointment with a provider at least 2 hours prior to your appointment time.

Due to limited clinic hours, students have access to The Virtual Care Group (VCG) that offers medical and counseling services. Students may sign up for a free account while enrolled at Whittier College.

Hours of Operation

The Student Health Center will be closed through June 2023.


The Health & Wellness Center is staffed a full-time nursing staff. We also contract with Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital Family Practice (PIH) to provide physician services. Board-certified physicians and a nurse practitioner (NP) are available during various hours throughout the week.

Tracy Ocampo, DNP, FNP-C

Interim Director of Student Health & Wellness Center

(562) 464-4548

Tracy (Espinosa) Ocampo is excited to be joining the amazing team at the Student Health & Wellness Center. She has been an RN for over 22 years specializing in cardiopulmonary patients. As a nurse practitioner, Tracy has experience working with complex and dynamic health conditions of the adult and geriatric population. She obtained her Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) from California State University, Dominguez Hills, and her Master's Degree in Nursing (MSN) and Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) from the University of Phoenix. Tracy received her FNP Certification from the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners in 2016. She is also certified in CPR, First Aid, and ACLS (Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support). Tracy believes in health education, prevention, and treating everyone she cares for in the utmost respect and compassion. She connects mind, body, and spirit as crucial parts of the healing and well-being of all individuals.

Elisabeth Brown, M.D.

Co-Medical Director

Dr. Brown has worked with PIH for 14 years at the Bloomfield family medicine office and is the Department Chair of Family Medicine and Internal Medicine.  As a graduate of Whittier College (class of 1994), Dr. Brown is happy to once again be assisting student health at the College.  After graduating from Whittier, she attended the School of Medicine at the University of New Mexico and then completed Family Medicine residency at Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital.  Dr. Brown is the proud mother of three boys and enjoys an active life with her husband Dave.

Mehwish Khan, M.D.

Co-Medical Director

Dr. Khan has been a part of PIH since September 2017 at the Bloomfield Family Medicine office. Dr. Khan earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology at The College of New Jersey. Thereafter, she received her medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine and her residency training in Family Medicine at Wayne State University School of Medicine. Dr. Khan has also co-authored a publication in the BMC Microbiology journal while working on a research study for Lyme Disease at The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Dr. Khan was born and raised in New Jersey and recently moved to Whittier. Dr. Khan is looking forward to contributing to the community of Whittier and assisting the students at Whittier College.

Michelle-Ann Ventura, FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner

Michelle-Ann Ventura has worked in the medical field for over 10 years with specialties such as pediatrics, functional medicine, IV therapy, and college health. She utilizes her knowledge and skills to provide a holistic and compassionate approach to her practice here at Whittier College.

Gracie Lopez

Office Manager