Meet Our Staff


Rachel Garcia 

Rachel Snowden, NP

Medical Director

Rachel studied Psychology at Saint Mary's and is an alum to the College. After graduating she ventured off to Columbia University to study Nursing. She really enjoys helping students navigate this unique time in their lives and teaching them how to be advocates for their health. Rachel loves to travel and really enjoys time spent with family and friends.

Erin Perkins- Nurse Practitioner




Erin Perkins, NP

Nurse Practioner

Erin started her career in college health at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY where she worked as a nurse practitioner and associate director of student health services. She loves all aspects of working with the college population, but is especially interested in women’s health, sexually transmitted infection counseling and treatment, and anxiety and depression management. Erin is also a writer and performer. You can see some of her work at


Jennifer Berten





Jennifer Berten, RN

Registered Nurse

 Jenny Berten obtained her BSN from St. Mary's College, and prior to that, studied Biology and Art at UC Davis. Jenny worked at Stanford's Lucile Packard Children's Hospital as an Adolescent Medical-Psych, Oncology, Solid Organ Transplant and Medical-Surgical nurse. Jenny prioritizes supporting St. Mary's students as they advocate for their health needs and access preventive care. Beyond her clinic work, Jenny enjoys spending time with her family, hiking local Lamorinda trails with her golden retriever, and visiting Bay Area modern art museums.