Shelli A. Larkin, DNP(c), MSN, WHNP-BC, NE-BC, SANE-A
Director and Chief Clinical Officer
Born and raised in Macon, Georgia, Mrs. Larkin arrived at Augusta University in February 2020 as the Associate Director of Student Health Services. Mrs. Larkin received her BSN from the Medical College of Georgia and her MSN from the University of South Carolina, Columbia, and is currently pursuing her doctorate in nursing practice from Augusta University. Serving as the Director, Mrs. Larkin provides leadership and strategic direction for Student Health Services by offering a comprehensive approach to student health and ensuring the highest level of customer service. As the Chief Clinical Officer, Mrs. Larkin is responsible for the supervision and management of clinical and administrative staff within the department and will ensure that all policies and processes are in compliance with clinical standards of practice. Within this role, Ms. Larkin serves as the lead gynecological provider and sexual assault director for the clinic.
Currently, Ms. Larkin is the chair of the Augusta and Columbia Judicial Circuits Sexual Assault Response Teams (SART). Through this role Ms. Larkin has brought standardized medical forensic examination training to the local agencies and implemented a simulation platform for sexual assault forensic examinations (SAFE) and forensic injury identification. Mrs. Larkin serves on the State Expert Committee for Sexual Assault, Human Trafficking, and Child Abuse, serving as the chair for sexual assault subcommittee.
In addition to holding national certifications as a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, Certified SANE-A, Colposcopist, Inpatient Obstetrical Nurse, Legal Nurse Consultant, Mrs. Larkin lectures at the undergraduate and graduate level in nursing academia and serves as an expert witness and subject matter expert in sexual assault, interpersonal violence, and non-fatal strangulation. Within her role as a WHNP-BC, she instituted and ran the Sexual Assault Program at Fort Gordon and Fort Stewart, GA and served as a consultant to the Medical Command in both Women’s Health and Sexual Assault. In her free time she loves spending time with family and friends.
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Rebecca Herzberg, MBA
Becky was born in Augusta and grew up on a farm in Grovetown. Her father was a U.S. Marine. She attended Augusta State University and earned her BBA with emphasis in Marketing and a minor in Accounting. She has been a Patient Advisor for Augusta University Health System since 2006 serving the departments of Neurology and Family Medicine. Becky has been a member of Augusta University Health Partners Advisory Committee since 2007 and a board member for the CSRA Parkinson’s Support Group since 2006. Becky is the proud owner of a sweet therapy dog, Bella, a source of stress relief. Becky has been on the AU Health Emergency Management team since 2012. Her work experience at Augusta University has included Occupational Therapy and Human Resources before joining Student Health Services in December 2014. Becky enjoys going on walks, cooking, singing alto in her church choir, and spending time with family and friends.
Robin Atkins, CMA, CPC, CDEO, CPB, CPPM, CFPC
Student Health Services Coordinator
Robin Atkins was born and raised in the CSRA. She is a graduate of Augusta Technical College in the Medical Assisting Program class of 2005 and immediately became certified. She has worked in many different roles in health care settings, including billing and collections, insurance, certified medical assistant (CMA), Lead CMA, and Office Manager. She joined the Student Health Services staff in June 2009 as a certified medical assistant. She was promoted first to office coordinator and then to Student Health Services Coordinator in August 2017. Her duties include management of the scheduling coordinators and electronic medical records maintenance. She also is responsible for the Student Insurance Policy at Augusta University. During her free times she loves spending time with her family at Disney.
Alecia was born in Augusta, GA and grew up in Dearing, GA. She graduated from Thomson High School in 1994. She started working at Augusta University Student Health Services as Front Desk Reception, in 2013, and was promoted to Office Specialist, in 2014, where she assisted students with their immunization documentation for compliance with the University’s pre-matriculation requirements. She was promoted to Immunizations Coordinator in September 2017. Alecia has 3 children and 3 grandchildren. In her free time, she enjoys bowling, fishing, and spending time with her family and friends.
J.L. Becton Jr., MD
Primary Care, Pediatrics
Dr. Becton grew up in Augusta, GA. He received a B.A. degree from the University of Georgia and M.D. from the Medical College of Georgia (MCG). He completed pediatrics residency at University of South Carolina-Columbia and primary care fellowship at University of Texas-Houston. He worked for 14 years at Student Health Services at the University of South Carolina-Columbia and earned early retirement from the University of South Carolina. He started working part-time at Augusta University Student Health in June 2016. Previously, he was assistant professor in the department of Pediatrics at MCG. He enjoys spending time with his wife and four children.
James Foster, MD
Family Medicine, Occupational Health
Dr. Foster is an Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at Augusta University. He received his medical degree from the University of Maryland, completed residency program in Family Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia in 1996, and is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. He is the Medical Director for Occupational Health Services at Augusta University and provides pre-employment physical examinations. He provides oversight for the blood-borne pathogen program for students and employees. He also works part-time at the Student Health Clinic.
Jacqueline Locrotondo, DO
Dr. Locrotondo was born and raised in Glenwood, Maryland. She received her B.S. from the University of Maryland, College Park. She attended Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Bradenton, Florida for medical school. She completed her residency in psychiatry at Augusta University in 2019. Her interests include spending time with her husband, volunteering with a local animal rescue and watching sports. She is excited to be joining the Student Health team and working with the students at Augusta University.
Karyn Kelly, RN, MSN, NP
Karyn Kelly attended Ursuline College and received her BSN in Nursing. She later received a Masters of Science in Nursing from Kent State University and Post Masters Certificate Family Nurse Practitioner from Georgia Southern University. She is a certified family Nurse Practitioner and works full time at the Student Health Services Clinic.
Colleen Wolford, MSN, FNP-BC
Ms. Wolford and her passion for nursing and college sports was born in South Bend, Indiana, the oldest of eight siblings. She began her pursuit for a Bachelors in Nursing at Purdue University, transferring to Bowling Green State University in Ohio where she was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Army. While on active duty for 21 years, Ms Wolford worked various roles in Emergency, Air Evacuation, Oncology, and Medical Surgical medicine as well as teaching within the academic arena as an Instructor and Deputy Director of the 91WM6/LPN Program. Ms Wolford obtained her Master’s in Nursing at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma Washington in 2000 where she began her career as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Since retiring from the military in 2011, she has worked Primary Care and served on various medical mission trips to Belize, Haiti, and Nicaragua. She is married to her favorite Ohio State Buckeye, John Wolford, and has three children who encouraged her to pursue her passions, teaching and caring for students as an AU Jaguar.
Lori Bolgla, PT, PhD, MAcc, ATC
Dr. Bolgla attended the University of Georgia where she earned her BA and MA she then attended the Medical College of Georgia where she received her BS, MS and PhD. Dr. Bolgla recently received research funding as part of a 4-year, $374,722 multi-center investigation titled "Optimal Rehabilitation Protocols for the Treatment of Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome: An Outcome-Based RCT Study." Dr. Bolgla provides physical therapy services at the Student Health Clinic by appointment, typically one half day a week.
Harrison Lamp, RN, BSN
Harrison was born in Parsons and raised in Wichita, Kansas. He started working as a staff nurse at Student Health in September 2021. Before moving to Augusta he worked as a floor nurse at Ascension Via Christi hospital in Wichita, and then at Ascension Cardiology Clinic. Harrison attended Bethel College in Newton Kansas and earned his BSN. He is an Eagle Scout. He enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters.
Tammy Graham, LPN
Tammy was born in Georgia and received a Diploma for Practical Nursing from Augusta Technical College in 1981. She has more than 40 years of clinical, academic, and administrative experience in various private and governmental healthcare and academic settings. Tammy started work at the Student Health Services in April 2012 and is very passionate about working with our students. Her hobbies and personal interests include spending quality time with family, boating, fishing and watching her grandsons play sports.
Jennifer Skibbie, CMA
Jennifer Skibbie was born in New Jersey and moved to FL as a teenager. From there, she spent 6 years in the Army and settled in Augusta. She earned an Associate Degree in General Studies from Georgia Military College and her Medical Assisting diploma from Augusta Technical College in 2008. She has six years’ experience in orthopedic and sports medicine. She has been at Augusta University Student Health since April 2014. She enjoys cooking, gardening and reading.
Haley Elliott, CCMA
Haley Elliott was born in Augusta, GA. She was raised in Burke County. She is the youngest of her three biological siblings, but has six younger foster siblings. She graduated from Burke County High School in 2010. She started working for student health in May 2022 where she works as a CMA. She received her CCMA diploma in 2020. In her free time she loves to spend time with her family, friends, and watch her two sons play sports.
Lacey Owens, BSHIM, CCMA
Lacey came to Georgia in 1992. She started working here at Student Health June 2013 and became Lab Specialist in 2015. She has a certificate in Phlebotomy (2009). Lacey acquired her Associates of Science from Georgia Military (2011). CCMA (2015). Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management (2022). Lacey is currently enrolled in graduate school here at Augusta University. Lacey started out in Oncology, where she acquired precision skills used in phlebotomy. Lacey has 2 children and 2 bonus kids, she enjoys doing volunteer work in her spare time as well as traveling.
Stephanie Frails attended the Kerr Business College-Clerical/Office Specialist and has served as a Medical and Dental Assistant. She has several years’ experience in health care services. She worked at the Dental College of Georgia, where she was recognized for Outstanding Performance in Customer Care in June 2006. She has received training in the “Six Cardinal Rules of Customer Service”. She then worked at the Children’s Hospital of Georgia (CHOG) from 2013 to 2015 before joining the Student Health Services as a Scheduling Coordinator in August 2017. Her responsibilities at the Student Health Clinic include scheduling appointments and screening telephone calls. In her spare time, she enjoys riding her Harley-Davidson, traveling, walking, watching old movies, and eating foods from different cultures. She also makes it a priority in her life to give back to her community and various charitable organizations.
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Stephanie Goodhand, joined Student Health Staff as a Scheduling Coordinator in May of 2014. She was born and raised in Augusta, Ga. She graduated from Augusta Technical College from Surgical Technician Program In 2006. She has 12 years’ experience in the Medical front office. She provides Clerical and Administrative services in Student Health Clinic including, scheduling appointments, screening telephone calls. Doctor’s schedules, discharge patients, taking payments, daily deposits, medical records, and referrals. Enjoys spending time with her family and grandchildren.