Location and Office Hours

Memorial Union - Lower Level

August 6, 2018 - May 31, 2019
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Phone:   785-628-4293
Fax:       785-628-4089

In the event that our office is closed you may seek medical assistance at the following centers:

Medical Emergency - Dial 911

Convenient Care Walk-in Clinic
3216 Vine St.
785-261-7065

First Care Clinic
105 W. 13th
785-621-4664

Hays Medical Center
2220 Canterbury
785-623-5555

Student Health Center Staff

Dr. Dallas Richards, MD
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Physician
drichard@fhsu.edu

Dr. Richards became the Primary Care Physician in July 1991. He received his Medical Doctor Degree in 1974 and his Internal Medicine Residency in 1978 from the University of Kansas. Dr. Richards owns his own practice in Hays, Kansas in addition to working part-time in the Student Health Center.

Melanie King, MSN, APRN-C
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Nurse Practitioner
mlking9@fhsu.edu

Melanie became a Nurse Practitioner for the Student Health Center in August 2012. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1994 and her Master of Science in Family Nurse Practitioner in 2012 from Fort Hays State University.

Dorothy Ochs, APRN-C
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Nurse Practitioner, Part-Time
dochs@fhsu.edu

Dorothy works on an as needed basis in the Student Health Center. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing in 1996 and her Master of Science in Family Nurse Practitioner in 1999 from Fort Hays State University.

Traci Ditter, RN
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Registered Nurse
tdditter@fhsu.edu

Traci became the Registered Nurse in February 2013. She received her Associate Degree of Nursing in 2003 from North Central Kansas Technical College.

Amanda McCord, RN
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Registered Nurse
armccord@fhsu.edu

Amanda McCord received her Associates Degree of Nursing from North Central Kansas Technical College in 2002. She has been working at the Student Health Center since Sept of 2013.

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