Meet Our Providers

UCF Student Health Services has a highly qualified group of practitioners to best serve patients. This includes Primary Care Physicians, Sports Medicine Physicians, Physicians Assistants, Registered Nurse Practitioners, Dentists, a Clinical Dietitian, Psychiatrists and a fully staffed Gynecology Clinic. All of our physicians are Board Certified. We stress delivery of patient-centered evidenced-based care which puts the patient’s interests first and uses the best clinical approach.

Primary Care Physicians

Dr. Michael Deichen, MD, MPH

Associate Vice President SHS, Chief Public Health Officer UCF

Dr. David Braun, MD

Assistant Director – Clinical Services

Dr. Yung Nguyen-Siddiqi, MD

Assistant Director - Clinical Services

Dr. James Schaus, MD

Associate Director – Clinical Services/Medical Director

Sports Medicine Physicians

David Kramer, DO

Assistant Director - Clinical Services

Physician Assistants

Nurse Practitioners - Primary Care

Kristina Grabnickas, MSN, APRN

Coordinator - Clinical Programs


Dr. Gary Lease, DMD, MAGD

Assistant Director Dental Services

Clinical Dietitians

Mental Health

Dr. Michael Jacobs, MD

Assistant Director Clinical Services, Psychiatry

Gynecological Services

Lisa Newberry, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, CPHRM

Coordinator - Clinical Services

Substance Use Disorder Services

Jennifer Calame, LCSW

Assistant Director - Substance Use Disorder Services