About Us

Physicians/Practitioners

Dr. LaMereBrian LaMere, M.D. (Chief of Medical Staff)

  • Dr. LaMere received his medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin
  • He has practiced general and pediatric medicine in a variety of settings.
  • Dr. LaMere provides general medical care and is a team physician for NIU athletics.




Dr. WadeTina Haller-Wade, D.O.

  • Dr. Wade is board certified in Family Medicine and also has a Master’s in Public Health (MPH).
  • She provides general medical care and is a team physician for NIU athletics.

Dr. MahadevanShobha Mahadevan, M.D.

  • Dr. Mahadevan provides general medical care.
  • She is board-certified in Internal Medicine with a special interest in infectious diseases.




Dr. OakSujata Oak, M.D.

  • Dr. Oak provides general medical care.
  • She is board-certified in Internal Medicine with an interest in endocrinology.


Dr. BaumgartJoseph Baumgart, M.D., FACOG

  • Dr. Baumgart provides gynecological care.
  • He is board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology, a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine and a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.


Dr. McGuireMark McGuire, M.D.

  • Dr. McGuire provides general medical care and is a team physician for NIU athletics.
  • He is board certified in Family Medicine and is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians.
  • Dr. McGuire has worked in traditional family practice settings and in Urgent Care Centers.


Jodi PelegrinJodi Pelegrin, M.D.

  • Dr. Pelegrin is board-certified in Family Practice and Sports Medicine, and is a Certified Athletic Trainer.
  • She is a fellow of the American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine.
  • She provides general medicine and serves as one of the team physicians for NIU Athletics.


Kris McClureKris McClure, APN, Nurse Practitioner

  • Women's Health Care Nurse Practitioner

Psychiatrists 

(Psychiatric services are provided at Health Services under the direction of the Counseling and Student Development Center)

No Photo AvailableDennis Long, M.D.


Christine AbtChristine Abt, APN, Nurse Practitioner

  • Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist