COVID-19

Due to University closure to limit the spread of COVID-19 infection, the Wellness and Health Advocacy Office is operating online and remotely. We understand that this is a stressful time for students and parents, and it is important to us that we continue to serve you and meet your needs as well as we can.

For assistance or questions, please contact the Coordinator of Student Wellness at wellness@uwlax.edu or 608.785.8977. You may also contact the Student Life Office at studentlife@uwlax.edu or 608.785.8062.

Please see the University's page about COVID-19 for more information.

To contact the Peer Health Advocates, please email wellness@uwlax.edu.

 

Lorinda Volzer

Lorinda Volzer

Public Health and Community Health Education

Personal gender pronouns (PGPs): She/Her/Hers

Year in school: Senior

Area of public health you are particularly passionate about: Sexual/reproductive health, mental health, health equity, racism and health, and LGBTQ+ health

Favorite program to facilitate: Condom Bingo!

Something you like to do in your free time: I enjoy being outside. I love hiking, hammocking, camping, kayaking, and I also love to create healthy recipes and dabble in art when I can!

Clair Shepardson

Clair Shepardson

Public Health and Community Health Education

Personal gender pronouns (PGPs): She/Her/Hers

Year in school: Senior

Area of public health you are particularly passionate about: Nutrition and mental health

Something you like to do in your free time: Hiking and drinking lots of coffee

Danielle Anderson

Danielle Anderson

Public Health and Community Health Education

Personal gender pronouns (PGPs): She/Her/Hers

Year in school: Junior

Area of public health you are particularly passionate about: Epidemiology, health disparities, mental health, poverty, environmental health, and community health

Something you like to do in your free time: I enjoy relaxing, spending time with my friends and family, and watching my favorite shows!

Anna Kohlnhofer

Anna Kohlnhofer

Public Health and Community Health Education; Pre-Physician Assistant Track

Personal gender pronouns (PGPs): She/Her/Hers

Year in school: Senior

Area of public health you are particularly passionate about: Women's health, mental health, sexual/reproductive health, and nutrition

Something you like to do in your free time: I love spending time outdoors, baking, painting, watching Netflix, and traveling! I am a major extrovert so I am around friends and family whenever I can be!

Hannah Shimanek

Hannah Shimanek

Public Health and Community Health Education, Environmental Studies minor

Personal gender pronouns (PGPs): She/Her/Hers

Year in school: Junior

Area of public health you are particularly passionate about: Environmental health 

Something you like to do in your free time: I enjoy being outside, especially in my garden

Allison Bucheger

Allison Bucheger

Public Health and Community Health Education, Spanish

Personal gender pronouns (PGPs): She/Her/Hers

Year in School: Senior

Area of public health that you are particularly passionate about: I am passionate about maternal and child health and advocacy.

Something you like to do in your free time: I like to create fun makeup looks and take naps.

Lindsey Alger

Lindsey Alger

Public Health and Community Health Education

Personal gender pronouns (PGPs): She/Her/Hers

Year in school: Junior

Area of public health you are particularly passionate about: Spirituality, mental health, and environmental health are all super interesting to me!

Something you like to do in your free time: I like to hike and hammock, and just spend time in nature. I also really like music and making art.

Issy Beach

Issy Beach

Public Health and Community Health Education; Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies minor

Personal gender pronouns (PGPs): She/Her/Hers

Year in school: Junior

Area of public health you are particularly passionate about: Sexual and reproductive health, stress management (specifically through creativity and art).

Something you like to do in your free time: I consider myself an artist at heart and I love spending my free time painting and collaging.