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Health Promotion Staff

Elise Phillips

Elise Tofias Phillips, M.Ed. 
Director
Office of Health Promotion
elise.phillips@bc.edu

Elise Tofias Phillips, Director of the Office of Health Promotion and the Health Coach Institute. Elise and her team are working to create a healthier student campus culture. She holds an MEd from Ithaca College and is a Health Coach.  If you have suggestions or ideas for the Office of Health promotion, please contact Elise.

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Jeannine Kremer

Jeannine Kremer, L.I.C.S.W.
Associate Director 
Office of Health Promotion
jeannine.kremer@bc.edu 

Jeannine Kremer, Associate Director, manages the Alcohol and Drug Education programs, services, and supervises graduate students and interns. Jeannine is a staff advisor in the Health Coach Institute where she supports and educates Health Coaches to make safe choices around their alcohol use, Jeannine received an MSW in Clinical Social Work from Boston College and is a LICSW in the state if Massachusetts. 

 

Jemima Pierre

Jemima Pierre, M.Ed
Assistant Director 
Office of Health Promotion
Jemima.Pierre@bc.edu

Jemima is an Assistant Director in the Office of Health Promotion within the Alcohol and Drug Education area. She ​educates​ students through screening​s​ and educational events and programs.  She has an MEd from Boston College Lynch School of Education.

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Makayla Davis

Makayla Davis, M.A. 
Assistant Director 
Office of Health Promotion 
makayla.davis@bc.edu

Makayla Davis, Assistant Director, and Manager of the Health Coach Institute. Makayla manages health education, health communication efforts, and designs comprehensive health awareness campaigns. She coordinates trainings, education, ​and ​curriculum developmen​t​ for Health Coaches and staff advisors. Makayla has an MA in Higher Education and Student Affairs from Boston College, and is a Health Coach.

Nutritionist Kate Sweeney

Kate Sweeney, Ms, RD, LDN 
Nutritionist 
Office of Health Promotion 
sweenekz@bc.edu

Kate Sweeney, Registered Dietitian, Nutritionist, and Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor. Kate is a staff advisor in the Health Coach Institute and offers individual and group programs for students on campus who struggle with eating disorders. She combines clinical knowledge and intuitive eating concepts to work individually and with groups to improve how student think about food and their body image. Kate did her clinical work at the Brigham and Women's Hospital Nutrition and Wellness Services.

Katelyn Hebel

Katelyn Hebel
Graduate Assistant
Office of Health Promotion

Katelyn Hebel is the Graduate Assistant in the Office of Health Promotion. She graduated from the University of Virginia in 2015 with her bachelor’s in English and Religious Studies. Katelyn spent a year teaching English in Paris, France before working as a college adviser in a rural Virginia high school. She is interested in all aspects of college student access and success, and is excited to be starting her master’s degree in Higher Education this fall. To stay healthy, Katelyn enjoys cooking nutritious meals, baking delicious desserts, and running races and attending fitness classes with friends.

Anna Schwarz

Anna Schwarz
Graduate Assistant
Office of Health Promotion

Anna Schwarz is the Graduate Assistant in the Office of Health Promotion. She graduated from St. Lawrence University in 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology. She is currently pursuing a Master of Clinical Social Work at Boston College. For the past two years, Anna worked as a Resource Specialist in the Psychiatry Department at the Massachusetts General Hospital, providing clinical support to adults with major mental illness. To stay healthy, Anna enjoys running, trying new workout classes, cooking, and spending time outdoors with family and friends.

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Amanda Kuron
Graduate Assistant 
Office of Health Promotion 

Amanda Kuron is the Graduate Assistant for the Alcohol and Drug Education Program within the Office of Health Promotion. She graduated from Boston College with an undergraduate degree in Psychology and is now a graduate student in their Master's of Social Work program. As a Graduate Assistant, Amanda hopes to foster healthy and productive conversations around alcohol, drug use, and social life at BC so that students can learn to be their most authentic selves at college. To stay healthy, Amanda enjoys exercising and taking classes at the Plex, reading, and spending quality time with friends

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Erin Emmanuel 
Graduate Intern
Office of Health Promotion

Erin Emmanuel is a Graduate Intern in the Boston College Office of Health Promotion. Erin is simultaneously pursing a graduate degree in clinical social work at Boston College. She also completed her undergraduate degree at Boston College and received a B.A. in English and Secondary Education. In the past five years, Erin has taught in a variety of school settings and also runs an independent personal training business in which she inspires women to honor their bodies and embrace their strength. Erin cultivates a healthy lifestyle by honoring her many interests - fitness, poetry, nutrition, advocacy, travel, and cultures not her own.

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Dillon Lutes
Graduate Intern
Office of Health Promotion

Dillon Lutes is a Clinical Intern for the Alcohol and Drug Education Program within the Office of Health Promotion. He received his Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Bridgewater State University in 2017 and is currently pursuing his Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology at Boston College. As an intern, Dillon hopes to educate and counsel students at Boston College in order to promote a balanced and healthy lifestyle throughout their college careers. To stay healthy, Dillon enjoys exercise and leisure time exploring Boston or watching a television series.

Michaela

Michaela Drobac
Student Staff: Graphic Designer 
Office of Health Promotion

Michaela Drobac is a Graphic Designer for the Office of Health Promotion. Michaela is a junior at Boston College majoring in Psychology and Philosophy. She spends her summers at an overnight summer camp mentoring children and encouraging them to live healthy lives by fostering new friendships and opening themselves to new experiences. To stay healthy, Michaela enjoys going running, taking spin classes, and spending quality time with friends. Through her position at the Office of Health Promotion, Michaela is excited to engage her peers with unique graphics centered around health. She looks forward to bringing a fresh look to their daily lives.

Emma Reynolds

Emma Reynolds
Student Staff: Graphic Designer 
Office of Health Promotion

Emma Reynolds is a Graphic Designer for the Office of Health Promotion. She is a sophomore in the Lynch School of Education majoring in Applied Psychology & Human Development and minoring in International Studies and Marketing. To stay healthy, Emma enjoys going on long hikes, spending time outdoors and going to the fitness classes at Boston College! 

 

 

Lindsay Stone

Maria Meyer
Student Staff: Tabling Representative
Office of Health Promotion

Maria Meyer is an iNourish health coach and is the Tabling Representative for the Office of Health Promotion. She hopes to engage all types of Boston College students in a variety of health topics and share information on the resources and opportunities available through the Office of Health Promotion. By tabling around campus, she is excited for health coaches to bring important and interesting health ideas and tips to others in the BC community to foster a positive, well-balanced campus! She is a junior in the Connell School of Nursing. To stay healthy, she enjoys hiking, running the Res with friends, and taking time to get off campus and explore Boston.

 

Maggie Chipman

Maggie Chipman
Student Staff: Social Media Manager 
Office of Health Promotion

Maggie Chipman is the Social Media Manager for the Office of Health Promotion. Majoring in Communication and minoring in Management & Leadership, Maggie enjoys tying together her academic pursuits and work within the office. She is excited to help build the brand of BC Health and make known to the student body all the resources and people available to it. To stay healthy, Maggie likes to spend time outside each day, go for walks around the Res, and have a healthy salad from Eagles!

Karissa Mokoban

Karissa Mokoban
Student Staff: Research and Development  
Office of Health Promotion

Karissa Mokoban is a junor in MCAS studying sociology. She is passionate about health education, and wants to pursue health equity through law or policy work after her time at BC. To stay healthy, she loves dancing, singing, admiring sunsets, and cooking for family and friends. 

Health Coaches

health coaches

Our Health Coach team is comprised of undergraduate student volunteers who are committed to creating a healthier BC through peer education!

Our Health Coach Institute currently has 100 active Health Coaches specializing in Individual Health Plans (iHPs) and our iHealth Group Programs: iChill, iPlan, iSleep, iChoose, and iNourish!