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 son & daughter.




Joan Mason

Joan Mason APN-FNP

Nurse Practitioner

Certified by American Nurses Credentialing Center

Hometown: Table Grove, Il

Education:

  • Undergraduate:
    Graham Hospital School of Nursing
  • Graduate School:
    Simmons University:
    M.S. Nursing

Specialty: Family Certification. I see a lot of female health-related issues at Beu.

Experience:

  • Occupational Medicine and Urgent Care at OSF St Francis in Peoria, Il
  • Before becoming an Advance Practice Nurse, I have been a Registered nurse for over 20 years and have ICU, ER, Surgery, Angio, and Cath lab experience

Professional Memberships/Certifications/Associations

  • Illinois Society of Advanced Practice Nurses
  • Certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Why did you become a health care provider?

I have always wanted to help people and thought healthcare was a way to do that. I love caring, learning, listening, and teaching. Healthcare provides all that and more. Healthcare constantly changes, and I love the challenges and learning new things. But most of all, I love taking care of my patients

Why did you choose to work here at Beu?

I enjoy working with the college population. The students are vibrant, intelligent, and fun to be around. They're on track and have a goal to achieve. They are learners, but they also teach us older people so much.

One thing that people may not know about you?

I enjoy horseback riding and being outdoors. I also enjoy spending time with my family and watching my grandchildren's activities.