Staff and Health Care Providers


Yolanda Chassiakos, M.D. Director and Medcial Chief of StaffYolanda "Linda" Reid Chassiakos, M.D.
Director and Medical Chief of Staff

Yolanda “Linda” Reid Chassiakos is the Director and Medical Chief of Staff of the Klotz Student Health Center at California State University, Northridge. Dr. Chassiakos is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American College of Physicians, and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. She received her M.D. from Georgetown University and is a graduate of the Physicians Executive Program at UCLA. After 13 years at the UCLA Arthur Ashe Student Health Center, Dr. Chassiakos came to CSUN in 2000 to serve as the Student Health Center director. Dr. Chassiakos is honored to serve as a member of the Student Affairs Management Council under Vice President of Student Affairs, William Watkins, and as the Vice Chair of the CSUN Institutional Review Board. In 2006, Dr. Chassiakos was the recipient of the CSUN Presidential Award. She is the co-author of multiple peer-reviewed journal articles and the co-editor of Collaboration Across the Disciplines in Health Care and New Leadership of Today’s Health Care Professionals. In 2013, Dr. Chassiakos was appointed to the Executive Council on Communications and Media of the American Academy of Pediatrics.


Lynne Landeta, MN, FNP, Assistant Director of Nursing, Clinical Education and AssessmentLynne Landeta, DNP, MN, FNP
Associate Director of Clinical Services and Health Informatics

Lynne Landeta, DNP, MN, FNP, is Associate Director of Clinical Services and Health Informatics. Ms. Landeta received her Doctorate Nursing Practice (DNP) in 2017 from Duke University and has served as a nurse practitioner at Klotz Student Health Center for more than 15 years. She serves as a clinician, a Nurse Informaticist for Student Health Center IT initiatives such as Electronic Health Records implementation and a coordinator for the implementation of health programs such as Family PACT/Medi-Cal, which enhance health care services for students. She also serves as the Student Health Center liaison with multiple academic programs, including Health Administration and Nursing, to coordinate nursing and medical service learning programs at the Klotz Student Health Center.


Marianne Link, MPH, CHES, Assistant Director, Health PromotionMarianne Link, MPH, CHES
Assistant Director, Health Promotion and Administration

As Assistant Director of Health Promotion, Marianne Link provides leadership and direction for Health and Wellness education at the Klotz Student Health Center and beyond. Health promotion programs deliver evidence-based prevention initiatives that support wellness, student learning and leadership. Marianne earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Public Health from CSUN. Marianne is a Certified Health Education Specialist. She and the health promotion team have a passion for helping students reach their highest potential academically, personally and professionally.


Health Promotion

Sharon Aronoff
Health Educator, FYE, Projects & Outreach Services

Gabbi Galdamez-Nguyen, MPH, CHES
Health Educator

Susan Krikorian, MPH, CHES
Health Educator


Ellen Bauersfeld, RD, Registered Dietitian

Alysha Brady, LMT, Massage Therapist

Natalie Bresson, LMT, Massage Therapist

Deborah Friewald, LMT, Massage Therapist

Mandeep Ghuman, Sports Medicine

Kristal Gordon, PharmD, Pharmacist

Corey Hidalgo, Certified Radiologic Technologist, X Ray

Aimie Kachingwe, DPT, Physical Therapist

Joo Kim, Acupuncturist

Breanna Langel, DPT, Physical Therapist

Sandra Lin, OD, Optometrist

Robert Patterson, DC, Chiropractor

Sher Peermahomed, M.D., Gynecologist

Amy Reichbach - Clinical Patient Health Educator

Eric Sletten, M.D., Sports Medicine

Jeffrey Steinberg, M.D., Gynecologist

Thomson Sun, D.D.S., Dentist

Monica Tantraphol, MD, Sports Medicine

Christopher Wilson, LMT, Massage Therapist

Primary Care Providers

Howard Bliman, M.D.

Samia Boctor, M.D.

Sandra Darden, M.D.

Esther Jun, M.D.

Beth Kautzky, RNP

Kevin Kwak, M.D.

James Merrin, M.D.

Shirley Ho Navarro, RNP

George Sarka, M.D.

Monica Tantraphol, MD