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Nurse Managed Wellness Center

The Nurse Managed Wellness Clinic (NMWC) at Allegany College of Maryland provides basic health and wellness services for students, faculty, staff and the local community. Watch our video.


Nurse Managed Wellness Center Anemia Screening

Health and Wellness

The NMWC supports health and wellness through education with the goal that all individuals become informed self-directed consumers of health care. We offer services  provided by a team of healthcare professionals and managed by a Certified Nurse Practitioner.

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The NMWC, located in ACM's Allied Health Building, presents innovative multidisciplinary clinical experiences for students in nursing and other allied health professions with a focus on community health and wellness. Allied health students from different fields work together in supervised clinical rotations to further prepare them for a health-care environment that emphasizes disease prevention, patient education, and promotion of behaviors for healthier living.



"The opportunity to provide
both basic health services and
clinical experiences is unique -   
particularly at a community college!"
-Cheryl Nelson, NMWC Director

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NMWC Services

We offer the following services which are provided by a team of healthcare professionals and managed by a Certified Nurse Practioner:NMWC Blood Pressure Screening

  • Physicals
  • Blood Titers
  • PPD's (Tuberculosis Screening)
  • Flu Shots Immunizations
  • Health Screenings
    • Cholesterol
    • Diabetes
    • Anemia
  • Wellness Services
  • Lactation Support
    • Private room available for expression
  • Assessments and Referrals
  • NMWC Exam Room
  • Nutrition Counseling
  • Stress and Wellness
  • And More


Faculty / Staff


Anna KephartAnna Kephart, Office Manager 

Allied Health 115

A.B.T., Tiffin University



Cheryl NelsonCheryl Nelson, Director & Associate Professor  

Allied Health 115 

A.A., Allegany College of Maryland
B.S.N., M.S.N., Shenadoah University 

Brenda OwensBrenda Owens, Associate Professor 

Allied Health 115 

A.A., Allegany College of Maryland
B.S.N., Indiana University of Pennsylvania

M.S., University of Pittsburgh

Windi WilsonWindi Wilson, Assistant Professor 

Allied Health 115

A.A.S., Allegany College of Maryland
B.S., University of Cincinnati
ASCP Certification as Medical Laboratory Scientist


Frequently Asked Questions

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Our staff is here to answer your health related questions. If you don't find an answer below feel free to contact us!

Do I need an appointment?

Scheduling an appointment is suggested, but walk-ins are welcome during normal hours.


Why do I need a TDAP?

The adult booster for tetanus, diphtheria & pertussis is important for healthcare professionals and pregnant women to receive because it protects those immunocompromised - sick people and infants from these easily transferred infections. 


How can I pay for services at the NMWC?

Payment is due at the time of service. Acceptable forms of payment include: personal check, cash and credit card. Financial Aid will cover required health services for the AH and Nursing programs, for those students who are eligible to receive these funds.

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