Whether it’s changing the conversation about sexual health, improving sleep, or increasing student resilience, the health promotion’s wellness initiatives aim to foster a campus environment in which students feel empowered to make healthy choices that contribute to their overall personal and academic success.

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Health Promotion Team

Each member of the Health Promotion student team brings their unique perspectives to a collaborative effort to offer education and initiatives that enhance the health of our community.

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  • Jadie Minhas ’20 is an Russian Studies and Political Science double major from Philadelphia, PA. Her dream job – to work in the government one day.  A quirky fact about Jadie is that her arms bend abnormally, they can go past their breaking point with no issue. Hyper-extension!
  • Ana Thompson, ’20 is a Neuroscience major from Minnetonka, MN.  Her dream job – becoming a pediatric cardiologist.  Ana could eat ramen noodles for every meal for the rest of her life. Yum.
  • Zarra Marlowe ’21 is  a Studio Art & English (Writing) major from Jackson, Fl.  Dream job – anything that will allow her to feel fulfilled while creating art.  Pets include a bearded dragon and snails.
  • Brooke Offenhauser ’21 is a Neuroscience and Psychology double major on the Pre-Med track who is from Cottage Grove, MN.  Dream job – neurosurgeon.  Quirky fact about Brooke is that she collects quarters.
  • Carina Ramorino, ’21 is a Psychology major with a Anthropology minor who hails from San Francisco, CA.  Dream job – clinical psychologist for the military.  Carina’s a big fan of the Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers.
  • Lia Yamasato ’21 is a Biology major from Lihue, Kauai.  Dream job – OBGYN.  Lia may have grown up on an island but she is still afraid of the ocean.
  • Johanna Caskey ’22 is a Psychology major from up North –  Duluth, MN.  Johanna’s dream job – a Clinical/Counseling Psychologist.  And her dream pet – a pot belly pig.
  • Linden Kronberg ’22 is from Ann Harbor, MI and is considering International Studies as his major.  Linden’s dream job – a UN Security Officer.  He enjoys swimming in cold water.
  • Nathan Ngo ’22 is from Vietnam and might declare as a Psychology major.  Dream job – a therapist (maybe).
  • Mona Reddad ’22 is from Kaohsiung, Taiwan.  She is not sure of her major, yet – but leans towards neuroscience.  Dream job – us at Health Promotion!  She is also known to dance in her own fun way.  Plus she’s leading a hip hop class for us this fall.
  • Annika Wennerlund ’22 is a sophomore Neuroscience major hailing from Minneapolis.   Dream job – Primary Care Physician.   Annika once had a toothpick surgically removed from her foot.
  • Andrew Brown ’23 is a freshman who has not declared a major yet.  Dream job – Author.  Andrew feels like he can name way too many dinosaurs.