Applications are no longer being accepted for the 2017-2018 school year. Please check in spring term for information on how to apply.


To be eligible to apply for the Student Health Advisory Board, the applicant must:

  • Be a health fee-paying student
  • Achieve and maintain at least a cumulative 2.0 GPA (undergraduate) or a 3.0 GPA (graduate)
  • Be available for one hour a week for SHAB meetings
  • If selected, be committed for at least a one-year term

The Student Health Advisory Board of Oregon State University (SHAB) acts as a link between Student Health Services (SHS), Associated Students of Oregon State University (ASOSU), Student Fee Committee (SFC), and the general student population.

Purpose of the Committee
  • Review and pass the annual budget of SHS
  • Evaluate and recommend changes to SHS programs and services
  • Determine ways to promote a healthy university community
  • Update and discuss happenings at SHS
Recent Involvement and Ongoing Projects
  • Prepared and distributed flyers to inform students of the Affordable Care Act and OSU student insurance options.
  • Assisting in the planning of the conceptual design for a possible new Student Health Center in future years.
  • Developing a more positive view of Student Health Services by students.
  • Forming connections with other health groups on campus.
  • Strengthening the health alliance of SHS, CAPS and Recreational Sports.

2017-2018 SHAB Committee Members

(NOTE: More members to be determined)

  • Rishi Seshadri, Chair

  • Theresa Thurston, Co-Vice Chair

  • Rebecca Low, Co-Vice Chair
Voting Faculty:
  • Kenny Maes

  • Karren Cholewinski

  • Alex Beck

  • Tay McEdwards
Non-Voting Faculty:
  • Jenny Haubenreiser, Executive Director, Student Health Services

  • Sara Caldwell-Kan, Peer Wellness Specialist, Student Health Services

  • Marcie Thompson, Director of Finance and Operations, Student Health Services

For more information about SHAB or about becoming a member, email