Center for Healthy Living at Purdue University Northwest

The Center for Healthy Living at Purdue Northwest is an on-site health and wellness clinic being developed for PNW faculty, staff and students!

Located on the south end of campus just across the parking lot from the Fitness Center, the Center for Healthy Living will be your one-stop for all your primary-care needs.

A sign and building exterior for the Riley Center/Center for Healthy Living at Purdue University Northwest.

Now Open for Faculty, Staff and Dependents

The Center for Healthy Living at Purdue University Northwest is now open! Spouses and dependents on a Purdue health plan can also utilize the center during this initial opening period.

Book an Appointment

  • Monday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Thursday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Friday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Closed University Holidays

2250 173rd Street
Hammond, IN 46323

Directly across from the Fitness and Recreation Center (FRC)

Looking to make an appointment with a provider or schedule a lab visit?

Book an Appointment | Patient Portal

You can also call the Center for Healthy Living at Purdue Northwest at (833) 714-6082.

Center for Healthy Living Staff Members

Primary Care Services

The Center for Healthy Living offers a wide range of services to treat common illnesses, manage chronic conditions, provide preventive care and promote overall health.

  • Abdominal pain, stomachache
  • Allergies
  • Bronchitis
  • Colds, coughs, flu
  • Eye, ear, nose and throat infections
  • Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea
  • Rashes, skin conditions (minor)
  • Sinus infections, sinusitis
  • Allergy Shots
  • Annual physical exams, including sports physicals and well-woman and well-man exams
  • Personal medical consultation for high-risk conditions
  • Certain vaccinations and immunizations, including personal travel immunizations
  • Blood pressure checks
  • Cancer screening
  • Cholesterol screenings
  • Diabetes screenings
  • Management of chronic health conditions such as hypertension and diabetes
  • Care coordination

The Center for Healthy Living offers comprehensive lab services (preventive screenings and diagnostic testing) via its Tier1 lab. Tier 1 labs provide the best lab benefit on your Purdue medical plan.


Staff photos in a Center for Healthy Living exam room.

Costs and Eligible Clients

See costs and eligibility guidelines for different members of the PNW community.

Active faculty and staff, pre-65 retirees, terminated employees on long-term disability and their covered spouses/dependents receive:

Regardless of medical plan participation, all benefits-eligible employees are eligible for wellness services at no charge.

Faculty, staff and covered spouses/dependents for J-1 Visa Plan Participants receive:

Benefits-eligible faculty and staff not covered by a Purdue health plan can receive:

  • Services will be processed through the employee’s health insurance plan. Rates will be based on the patient’s medical coverage.

Regardless of medical plan participation, all benefits-eligible employees are eligible for wellness services at no charge.

These audiences will be eligible for Center for Healthy Living services at a later date. Once services are available for students and non-benefits-eligible faculty and staff, services will be processed through patients’ health insurance plans. Rates will be based on the patient’s medical coverage.


A row of PNW Wellness cups at the Center for Healthy Living

Wellness Services

Regardless of medical plan participation, all benefits-eligible employees are eligible for the following services at no charge. Spouses and family members age 2 years and older who are covered on a Purdue medical plan are also eligible for these services at no charge.

See Wellness Resources

  • Health coaching
  • Registered dietitian services
  • Medication therapy management
  • Tobacco cessation
  • Lifestyle risk factor counseling
  • Educational workshops

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Meet the Staff

Daniel W Balcerak

Daniel Balcerak

Physician Assistant

Erica Gonzalez

Erica Gonzalez

Medical Assistant

Julie Voigt

Julie Voigt

Practice Coordinator

Felicia Warfield

Felicia Warfield

Health Coach

  • Altie Pelto, Strategic Account Executive
  • Jen Hodges, Executive Vice President of Operations

Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to frequently asked questions about the Center for Healthy Living at Purdue University Northwest.

We look forward to seeing you soon! For your convenience, you have two options for scheduling an appointment:

  1. Call 765-494-0111. This is the recommend option as the Center for Healthy Living at Purdue University Northwest opens for services.
  2. Soon, you will also be able to go to the Center for Healthy Living patient portal to schedule an appointment as well. New users will be able to create an account using an email and password of your choice. Once your account has been established, log in to schedule an appointment.

First-time visitors to the Center for Healthy Living at PNW should complete the following forms and bring them to their first visit:

  1. New Patient Health History Form (PDF)
  2. Patient Information Sheet (PDF)
  3. HIPAA Information and Privacy Consent Form (PDF)
  4. One to One’s Notice of Privacy Practices & Acknowledgement (PDF)

Patients requesting the release of their medical records should complete:

  1. Authorization for Release of Medical Records Form (PDF)

Patients under the age of 18 should bring:

  1. Consent to Treat a Minor (in development)
  2. Permission to Accompany a Minor (in development)

Purdue plan participants should bring their Anthem Member ID Card.  All other eligible patients should bring their PNW ID Badge (if applicable) and their health insurance member ID card.

Patients should also bring applicable forms (see the previous question).

The center accepts all major credit cards and debit cards (including HSA, FSA, HRA and LPFSA debit cards). The center does not accept checks or cash.

  • Physical Examination
  • Biometric screening (weight, height, blood pressure, LDL, cholesterol level and A1c)
  • Depression screening
  • Skin cancer check
  • Flu shot
  • Prostate exam
  • Colorectal screening
  • Pap smear
  • Shingles vaccine
  • If you completed your physical and biometrics at the clinic, the Center for Healthy Living will upload your form into the Healthy Boiler Portal as a concierge service, if you wish. OR you can upload the form yourself into the Healthy Boiler Portal.
  • If you completed your biometric screening at the clinic AND your physical form has already been uploaded into the Healthy Boiler Portal and approved, the clinic will ensure your biometric values are entered into the portal on your behalf. No manual submission on your part is necessary.
  • For all other Healthy Boiler incentives that you completed, log into the Healthy Boiler Portal, locate the screening that you completed, click submit and check the box to indicate, “Yes,” you completed that item.

Additional PNW Health Resources

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Healthy Boiler Portal

All PNW benefits-eligible employees & covered spouses can earn up to $450 each for 2022 by participating in Purdue’s Healthy Boiler Wellness Incentive Program.

Flowers on PNW's campus

Employee Assistance Program

Struggling with a work or family issue? Free confidential help is just a call away for PNW employees and their families.

A PNW student in the classroom

Student Health Insurance

PNW offers health insurance options to students through Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Medical and Prescription Drug Plan. See details about enrollment options and requirements.

A PNW faculty member in the classroom

Benefits

From health insurance to retirement savings, PNW has an array of benefits options designed to meet employee needs.

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Operated by One to One Health, the Center for Healthy Living at Purdue Northwest is the second clinic of its kind in the Purdue System.