Beu Health Center

Clinical Staff

Michael Waters

Michael Waters, M.D.

Chief of Staff

Board Certified by American Board of Family Medicine

Hometown: Table Grove, IL

Education:

  • Undergraduate: : Bradley University
  • Medical School: Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
  • Residency: University of Illinois Family Practice Residency at Methodist Medical Center of Illinois in Peoria, IL

Specialty: Family Practice

Experience:

  • 12.5 years at Family Practice Associates Ltd in Macomb, IL

Professional Memberships/Certifications/Associations

  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • Illinois Academy Family Physicians
  • Board Certified Family Physician: American Board of Family Medicine 1999-2015

Why did you become a health care provider?

I always found the human body fascinating. It became a goal of mine to learn how the body works.

Why did you choose to work here at Beu?

I like working with college age patients. It gives me an opportunity to help them make the transition between young adults and adults. Working with them on a daily basis also keeps me young.

One thing that people may not know about you?

I am a fan of rock alternative music, and listen to a lot of Lithium on Sirius radio.


Page Settles

Page Settles, M.D.

Internal Medicine Practitioner

Board Certified in Internal Medicine

Hometown: I grew up on a farm just outside of Macomb, IL

Education:

  • Undergraduate: Western Illinois University
  • Medical School: University of Illinois College of Medicine
  • Residency: St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, IL

Specialty: Internal Medicine

Experience:

  • Private Group Practice in Pekin, IL 1985-1997
  • Pekin Hospital Employee 1997-2008
  • Methodist Medical Center Pekin Office 2008-2011

Professional Memberships/Certifications/Associations

  • Served as President of the Tazewell County Medical Society
  • Certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine

Why did you become a health care provider?

I have always been fascinated by the science behind the workings of the human mind and body. Practicing medicine enables me to apply this knowledge while helping others.

Why did you choose to work here at Beu?

While working in private practice, I always found talking with college students interesting. Working here at the Beu Health Center allows me to continue helping them make the transition to adulthood. My work here also allows me to educate students on healthier life styles that they will continue to lead for the rest of their lives.

One thing that people may not know about you?

As a freshman here at WIU, I was a business major. This changed when I realized that my true passion was with science. I began the pre-med curriculum my sophomore year.


Rob Wallace

Rob Wallace, APN

Nurse Practitioner

Certified by American Nurses Credentialing Center

Hometown: Ewing, MO

Education:

  • Undergraduate:
    Truman State University:
    B.S. Exercise Science &
    St Louis University: B.S. Nursing
  • Graduate School:
    Drake University:
    M.S. Nursing

Specialty: Family Certification. See a variety of health related issues but will see a lot of male health issues & orthopedic injuries at Beu.

Experience:

  • Student Health Clinic at the University of Central Arkansas
  • Family Practice Clinic in Beardstown, IL
  • Occupational Medicine Clinic in Waterloo, Iowa

Professional Memberships/Certifications/Associations

  • Illinois Society of Advanced Practice Nurses
  • Certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • American Nurses Credentialing Center: Nurse Practitioner

Why did you become a health care provider?

I wanted to make a difference in people's lives and I feel that health care allows for me to make the greatest impact. I also like that this is a challenging and rewarding field.

Why did you choose to work here at Beu?

I enjoy working with the college population. Students are here to learn and are fun to be around. Most of the time they make me feel younger but sometimes they make me feel really old.

One thing that people may not know about you?

I enjoy playing golf and tennis. I also enjoy spending time with my 10 year old son and 5 year old daughter.

     

Kirsten Clerkin

Kirsten Clerkin, APN

Nurse Practitioner

 

Hometown: Macomb, IL

Education:

  • Undergraduate: : Western Illinois University
  • Graduate School: Illinois State University

Specialty: Family Practice

Experience:

  • Registered Nurse at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center
  • Nurse Practitioner in a family practice office in Macomb, IL
Why did you become a health care provider?

I have always been interested in health and the human body, and I really enjoy math and science. I also like helping people. Being a nurse practitioner allows me to purse my interests and passion.

Why did you choose to work here at Beu?

I had a great experience working at Beu as a student worker while attending WIU, so I was really excited for the opportunity to return as a nurse practitioner. I really enjoy working with college students. It is such an exciting time in life where a lot of learning and habits take place which allows me to educate others about health and establishing good life long habits.

One thing that people may not know about you?

(Aka, a fun fact). I love to cook, especially vegetarian and vegan fare. I started at WIU studying dietetics and then decided to pursue my degree in nursing. WIU did not have a nursing program at that time so I obtained my pre­nursing credits and then transferred. I’m happy to be back at WIU!


Susanne Campbell

Susanne Campbell, APN CNP FNP

Nurse Practitioner

Certified by American Nurses Credentialing Center

Hometown: Vicksburg, MS

Education:

  • Undergraduate: University of Southern Mississippi
  • Graduate School: University of Southern Mississippi

Specialty: Family Practice

Experience:

  • Over 20 years of nursing care in Mississippi and Louisiana: labor & delivery, medical surgical, home health, hospice & geriatric care
  • Nursing instructor at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

Professional Memberships/Certifications/Associations

  • American Nurses Association
  • Sigma Theta Tau
  • Illinois Society of Advanced Nurse Practitioners
  • ANCC – American Nurses Credentialing Center

Why did you become a health care provider?

I have always felt that I had a God given gift of caring and nurturing others. As a nurse I was able to do so while providing for my own family. Becoming a nurse practitioner has been a way for me to continue on with these skills, but at a higher professional level.

Why did you choose to work here at Beu?

When I came to interview for this position, I fell in love with the community in Macomb and Beu. I feel that Macomb is a great place to raise a family. The community at Beu has a great family atmosphere that will help me to develop to my fullest potential as a nurse practitioner.

One thing that people may not know about you?

I was a girl scout and still try to live by that promise—On my honor, I will try to serve God and my country, to help people at all times, and to live by the Girl Scout Law.