Providing a Service to the Students

University of Idaho Vandal Health Clinic Provider Michelle Hazen Serves Primary Care Need on the Moscow Campus

Curiosity and service led Michelle Hazen to a career in medicine. AmeriCorps led her to Moscow and the Gritman Family.

The u of i vandal health clinic sees walk-in patients and patients by appointment. The U of I Vandal Health Clinic sees walk-in patients and patients by appointment. Gritman and U of I are proud partners in student health.

Hazen, an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse-Certified Nurse Practitioner (APRN-CNP), sees patients every day at the Gritman | University of Idaho Vandal Health Clinic. Her most frequent types of care involve anxiety and depression, as well as sexually transmitted infections, but she treats student patients for a broad range of primary care options.

Hazen served as a Registered Nurse with Gritman for seven years before joining the Vandal Health Clinic. Originally from New Jersey, she fell in love with the region while on an AmeriCorps project and never left. Hazen has led the Vandal Health Clinic since 2020 and visibly enjoys the daily interaction with students.

“I genuinely care about students and their health and the health of the community,” she said. “I want students to know that we’re here and available.”

Members of the university community from all backgrounds, and with any and all medical concerns, can feel comfortable walking in or making an appointment at the Vandal Health Clinic. Integrated as part of the Gritman system, Hazen is an on-campus option for students, faculty and staff who want the benefits of a primary care provider with the proximity to their daily activities on campus.

“My values are to be of service and to gather skills that can be helpful to people,” she said.

Services provided at the Vandal Health Clinic include:

“My values are to be of service and to gather skills that can be helpful to people.” — Michelle Hazen, APRN-CNP, U of I Vandal Health Clinic

  • Preventative care
  • Women’s health
  • LGBTQ care
  • Anxiety and depression
  • STD testing
  • Birth control
  • Lacerations for sports injuries
  • Acute illnesses
  • Managed chronic illnesses

Resources for College Student Health

The Vandal Health Clinic is located at 831 Ash St. on the U of I campus, across University Avenue from the Hello Walk, and is open Monday-Friday by appointment and for walk-in care. The clinic is closed during most major holidays. Call 208-885-6693 to make an appointment. Learn more at gritman.org/clinics.