Health Services Provides:

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Continuation of Care

Duquesne University Health Services (DUHS) is pleased to provide psychopharmacology continuation services for enrolled students previously diagnosed with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders. This service is provided by a multidisciplinary medical team including clinical pharmacist and counselors under direction of the health services primary care physician and in accordance with policies and procedures governing controlled substance prescriptions for ADHD. Please review the following requirements regarding student patient participation and forward all required documentation to Health Services prior to scheduling your first appointment.

DUHS cannot store any medication on site.

ADHD Protocol Patient Packet

Consultation with a Registered Dietitian

Barbara Benedict, MS, RD, LDN
By appointment only. Call (412) 396-1650 to schedule.

  • Coordinates with Health Services physician as necessary
  • Inter-referral to University Counseling Services for disordered eating in order to provide an integrated, holisitic team approach for case management.
  • Courtesy service available limited times each week during the academic year
  • Telemed videoconferencing available by appointment only

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Barbara Benedict, MS, RD, LDN


Barbara Benedict

Therapeutic Allergy Injections

Duquesne University Health Services offers allergy injection therapy managed and provided by Allergy Nurse Specialist, Xenia Duris, under direction of the Health Services primary physician and in accordance with policies and procedures governing allergy injections.

Students must provide serum and completed documentation from the prescribing allergist, which will be stored under locked refrigeration in Health Services.

Please review all requirements in the Allergy Injection Patient Packet regarding patient and physician information for all immunization orders.

Students must provide serum & instructions for injection services.

If you have any questions, please call (412) 396-1650.

Therapeutic Injections

For students that are prescribed pharmacologic treatments that require regular administration and monitoring, Health Services will need the following:

  • All current documentation of outside provider order which must include:  the name of the medication, dosage, route and frequency in which it is to be given; documentation of the last injection administered is required
  • Medication is to be provided by the student
  • Health Services DOES NOT provide storage for medications provided by the student

Laboratory/Phlebotomy Services

Bloodwork order from outside medical providers (processed through Quest Diagnostics* reference laboratory, and at the discretion of the Health Services clinical staff.)

*Check with your insurance carrier for participation with Quest Diagnostics

Travel and Study Abroad Consultation

Conducted in collaboration with the Center for Pharmacy Care travel health experts and the Duquesne University medical providers.

By appointment only; contact the Health Services Office.

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Summer Hours

Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.