Our Staff


Rebecca Roldan, Interim Director
Rebecca Roldan graduated from Pepperdine University's Graziadio School of Business Management with a Bachelor of Science in Management. She is a Certified Paralegal Specialist with a certificate from InterCoast College and has a wide variety of work experience including legal, business sales, and medical device sales. She is the Staff Advisor for the Student Health Advisory Board (SHAB) and has served in the Student Health Center since 2008.

Lucy Larson

Lucy Larson, MD, MPH, Board Certified Pediatrician, Medical Director 
Dr. Lucy Larson graduated from the University of Washington School of Medicine and also has a Master's degree in Public Health. She is Board Certified in Pediatrics and has been the Student Health Center Medical Director since 2006. She has practiced in both hospital and community health settings. Dr. Larson works closely with multiple departments on campus including Insurance and Risk, Department of Public Safety, Student Counseling Center and with the American College Health Association to ensure students' safety and well-being on campus.

Dr. Kaplan

Leslie Kaplan, M.D., Pediatrician and Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine Specialist

Dr. Leslie Kaplan graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine. She completed post graduate training in Pediatrics at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles, and a clinical fellowship in Adolescent Medicine at Children's Hospital Los Angeles. She has previously worked in the Teen Clinic at Kaiser Permanente, as the medical provider at The Bella Vita in Los Angeles, and has been the Medical Director of the Eating Disorder Team at Pepperdine since 2000. She also has a private practice in Calabasas.


 Dr. Katherine McCune

Katherine McCune, MA RD Registered Dietitian-Nutritionist

Katherine McCune graduated from California State University, Northridge with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition and Dietetics and a Master's Degree in Educational Psychology and Counseling. Her professional experience includes schools, hospitals, clinics, food industry, and private practice. She has a special interest in providing medical nutrition therapy to young adults and adolescents and has served as the Student Health Center campus nutritionist since 2003, providing students individualized nutrition plans, outreach nutrition education, and peer nutrition programs. She also serves as a member of the Pepperdine University Eating Disorder Care Team.


Physician Assistant, TBA


Marvelia Montes, RN, Registered Nurse
Marvelia Montes graduated from Moorpark College of Nursing. Preceptorship training included Children's Hospital of Los Angeles (CHLA), Simi Valley Hospital, West Hills Hospital and Medical Center, Los Robles Transitional Care Unit, Ventura County Medical Center; Psychiatric Unit, and Vista Del Mar Behavioral Hospital. Marvelia is a Certified Medical Interpreter and provides services for programs such as Women Infant and Children, Refugee Screening, Community Access and Outreach and Family Support Services. Marvelia has worked at the Student Health Center since 2009.




Maidest Dillon Littlejohn, Certified Medical Assistant
Maidest graduated from Bryman College with her Medical Assistant and Phlebotomy Certification. She has worked in Oncology,Family practice, Pediatrics, Endocrinology, Neonatology, Gynecology, Cosmetic Surgery, Infectious disease and Dermatology. Maidest has worked at the Student Health Center from August 2014 through October 2015 and returned to her role in April 2017.


Andrea Kollerbohm

Andrea Kollerbohm, Front Office Assistant and Insurance Coordinator 
Andrea graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a major in Marketing. Her work experience includes claims administration, underwriting support, and office management. Andrea is the Student Health Insurance Plan Coordinator and assists in the front office of the Student Health Center.

 Silvia Bellia

Silvia Bellia, Front Office Administrative Assistant
Silvia graduated from Pierce College with an Associates in Art and graduated from Everest College as a Surgical Technologist. She has been in patient care relations for almost 10 years. She is fluent in both English and Spanish. Silvia joined the Students Health Center in August 2017.


Nancy Safinick, PA, Health Center Consultant
Nancy Safinick graduated from the University of California, Davis with a Master's in Physician Assistant Studies. She has over 35 years of clinical experience and was the Director of Pepperdine University's Student Health Center for 25 years. She has held leadership positions and has been a major influence on both state and national protocols for Physician Assistants and Allied Health Professionals.