Student Health Services Staff
John Ippolito, M.D.
John Ippolito, MD received his Bachelor of Science from Santa Clara University. He received his medical degree from USC in 1992 and completed his Family Practice residency at Ventura County Medical Center in 1995. Since that time, Dr. Ippolito has been a practicing physician and medical director at the Moorpark Family Care Center, affiliated with the Ventura County Health Care Agency. In addition to providing care at CI Student Health Services, Dr. Ippolito devotes time to teaching family practice residents at Ventura County Medical Center.
Jo Ann Samonte, F.N.P.
Jo Ann received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the Philippine Women's University. She completed her Master of Science in Nursing and Family Nurse Practitioner Training at UCLA. Jo Ann has practiced in the Ventura County Medical System for the last 25 years. In addition to working at the CI Student Health and Counseling Center, she works at the Casa Pacific Health Clinic in Camarillo.
Rosalind Ng, F.N.P.
Rosalind received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from California State University Los Angeles. She completed her Master of Science in Nursing and Family Nurse Practitioner Training at UCLA. Rosalind maintains a national certification with the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Her time is devoted to CI and Moorpark College Student Health Services while serving as an assistant clinical professor of nursing for UCLA.
Kathleen Roach, MPH, MBA
Kathleen received her Bachelor of Science degree in nutrition from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point; her Master's in Public Health from California State University Long Beach and her Master's in Business Administration from Edgewood College in Madison, Wisconsin. She has over 25 years of public health experience working in college health, nonprofits and hospitals. Kathleen joined Channel Islands in January, 2013 as the new health educator for the campus. When not at work, Kathleen enjoys tennis, golf, and traveling.
Yazmin Acosta, Medical Assistant
Yazmin received her Medical Assistant certification in 2007 at Medical Career Services Institute in Oxnard. She has been working in the Ventura County medical system since 2008 and joined the CI Student Health Services staff in Fall 2009. Yazmin enjoys working in the medical field and finds that helping patients with their health needs is very rewarding. She plans to pursue a Registered Nurse degree in the near future.
Louise Siefert, Administrative Analyst
Louise received her B.S. in Psychology from UCLA. She and her family have lived in Ventura County for over 20 years and are actively involved in the community. Louise has been working at CI since 2002. She enjoys interacting with students and serving the campus community.
Geri-Lyn Himebaugh, Administrative Assistant
Geri-Lyn received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Studies from CSU Channel Islands (CI). She is currently working towards her Master of Arts in Educational Leadership Policy Studies at CSU Northridge. Geri-Lyn has extensive knowledge of the health field due to her past experience working as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) and as a Home Health Aid (HHA). She has been a part of the Ventura County community for the past five years and enjoys helping CI students achieve their higher education goals.