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WELLWVU Office of Wellness and Health Promotion

WELLWVU Office of Wellness and Health Promotion


Office of Wellness and Health Promotion Staff

Colleen Harshbarger, MS/Exercise Science

  • Wellness (Certified Wellness Practitioner, National Wellness Institute)
  • Wellness Coaching (Well People Wellness Coaching Certification – Dec. 2013)
  • Alcohol (Certificate in Alcohol Prevention Leadership, NASPA and Everfi)
  • Stress Management (E-RYT 500, Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher 500+ hrs, Yoga Alliance, Heart Math Institute training)
  • Nutrition (Graduate coursework)
  • Fitness (MS, Exercise Science, previous certs: ACSM Health Fitness Instructor, AFAA Personal Trainer, MADD Dog)

Alison Tartaglia, MS/ Public Health

  • Tobacco (Certified tobacco treatment specialist)
  • Women’s Health and Wellness (trained Sexual Assault Advocate)
  • Sexual Health and IV (PA trained HIV counselor)
  • Health Disparities
  • Health Education (certified health education specialist)

Shannon Foster, MS/Exercise Physiology

  • Fitness: exercise prescription, assessment & testing, guidelines for a variety of populations (MADD Dog and Schwinn cycling ceritifications)
  • Exercise for mental health issues
  • Nutrition
  • Stress Management
  • Wellness Programming: Worksite & Higher Education