Contact Health and Wellness

Emergency:  Call 911

Health and Wellness Center
Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
4701 College Drive
Erie, PA  16563

Phone:  (814) 898-6217
Fax:      (814) 898-6924


The center is staffed by a full-time, certified family nurse practitioner licensed to provide treatment of minor illnesses, emergencies and related health problems. A full-time registered nurse is available for allergy clinics, immunizations, and the BASICS program. A full-time medical assistant is certified to provide HIV counseling and testing. There are three part-time family practice physicians (two who are board-certified in sports medicine), a part-time family nurse practitioner, and a staff specialist who coordinates the health education and health promotion programs for the campus community.

The Health and Wellness Center staff are listed below and may be contacted via phone or email.

Patty Pasky McMahon, Ph.D., CRNP, SANE-A
Director, Health and Wellness Center

Lynn Agresti, RN
Registered Nurse

Lisa Fatica, MA
Certified HIV Counselor and Tester

Pam Gordon
Outreach Coordinator/Office Manager

Gary Silko, MD
Medical Director, Family Practice

Jeff Kim, DO
Family Practice, Sports Medicine

Chris Serafini, DO
Family Practice