Office of Health Care Services
Coordinator of Health Care Services
R.N., B.S.N. – Ball State University
Office: WA 155
Tina is the Coordinator of Healthcare Services; a position she has held since 1998. She graduated from Ball State University in 1992 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. Upon graduation until 1994, she worked at Ball Memorial Hospital in the Diabetes Care Center. From 1994 until coming to the Academy, Tina worked in a Family Practice office. Tina has been married to Brian for 26 years and they have 2 daughters, Hannah and Emily. Her oldest daughter, Hannah, is following in her footsteps, and plans to graduate from nursing school in July 2017. Her daughter, Emily, is a junior biology major at Ball State University.
Nikki Al Khatib
B.S.C. – Nottingham University
Office: WA 155
Originally from England, Nikki completed her RN training at Nottingham University, UK in 1994 and emigrated to the USA in 1998. She passed her NCLEX-RN exam and became licensed to practice nursing in the State of Indiana in 1999.
In the UK, post-graduation she gained experience working in ER, ICU, elderly care and psychiatric settings.
In Muncie, she worked at Ball Memorial Hospital as an RN in the Diabetes Care Center and the Cardiac Telemetry Unit. During this time, she gained United States citizenship and became mom to a daughter and two sons, two chihuahuas and two stubborn goats. Nikki joined the Indiana Academy as School Nurse in March 2017.
Dr. Mindy Wallpe
Assistant Director of Mental Health and Support Services
Ph.D. – University of Kentucky
M.A. – Ball State University
B.A. – Marian College
Office: WA 160 C
Dr. Mindy Wallpe is the Assistant Director of Mental Health and Support Services at the Indiana Academy. In this position, she serves at the primary in-house therapist and strives to promote the emotional well-being of all Indiana Academy Students. Each day, she meets individually with students (open-door policy), coordinates supplemental counseling services, collaborates with hometown and outside therapists, supervises 1-2 part-time doctoral practicum Academy counselors, develops intervention/support plans for individual students, manages mental health programming efforts, and serves as a great resource/partner for Academy parents.
Dr. Wallpe attended Marian College, which is now Marian University, for her undergraduate education and majored in psychology. She earned her master’s degree in community counseling from Ball State University and graduated with her doctorate in Counseling Psychology from the University of Kentucky. She has held positions in counseling centers at the University of Notre Dame, St. Mary’s College, Butler University, and Marian University. She has also worked at the IU Health Charis Center for Eating Disorders providing Individual and group therapy and co-leading the Adolescent Intensive Outpatient program. Dr. Wallpe is a licensed psychologist and joined the Indiana Academy in January 2017.