History of the UF Division of Student Affairs - Page 70

70 was hired, Jeremy Kinnard a recent graduate with a Health Science Education bachelor’s degree was hired to assist Glassman, and to oversee the state funded college student tobacco prevention program which included supervising two student workers. When Kinnard left in 2002 to return to school, Maureen Miller was hired and charged with increasing efforts in alcohol, tobacco, and other drug programming. Melanie Brede, a Registered Dietician, was hired in 2002 to work with Stahmer and Mena to continue to provide individual nutrition counseling and health promotion outreach. In 2002 - 2003, the opportunity to collaborate with Housing and Residence Education staff resulted in two GatorWell satellite locations at Springs Complex and Jennings Hall to enhance the Healthy LivingLearning Communities among residents at both residence halls. In addition to her other responsibilities, Baker was tasked with coordinating programming at both satellite locations. Auth retired in 2003. In the early 2000s, it was determined that, instead of continuing to report to the Director of Nursing, the Health Education Department was in need of a permanent director with formal training in health promotion. Interviews were conducted and Dr. Jane Emmerée was hired Spring 2003 as the Director of the Health Education Department. Fall 2003, Stahmer resigned and several new staff members were hired including Vladimir Oge, Jamie Fisher, and Eunshil McKenna. Oge and Fisher provided comprehensive sexual health programming; during her two years with the Health Education Department McKenna, a Registered Dietician, provided part-time nutritional counseling services. Fall 2005, Karin Kratina, a Registered Dietician specializing in the treatment of those with eating disorders and Lisa Roth, also a Registered Dietician, were both hired parttime to meet the demand for nutritional counseling. The professional staff of the department now consisted of one director; five full-time health promotion specialists; and one full-time and three part-time Registered Dieticians. In 2004, the department began to engage in consistent and continuous strategic planning and professional development sessions after a comprehensive review from consultants at the American College Health Association. Paula Swinford and Karen Moses, both seasoned college health promotion directors and ACHA leaders, provided key recommendations that would guide the department’s efforts for the next few years. In 2005, the Health Education Department decided to re-brand all of the programming and services provided by its professional staff as GatorWell Health Promotion Services to reflect the H i st o ry o f t h e U F D S A