University Health Services hires coordinator for educational services

July 16, 2012

Kathlyn Wilkinson recently joined Penn State's University Health Services (UHS) as the coordinator for educational services within Health Promotion and Wellness (HPW). In her position at UHS, Wilkinson will contribute to campus wellness programming and campaigns, including Healthy Penn State and Take the Lead.

Wilkinson holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master of public health degree, both from Indiana University-Bloomington. Kathlyn’s professional experience includes health education positions with both Indiana and Purdue University. “Katie’s experience promoting health in university settings will be a great asset in her work here at UHS,” shared Linda LaSalle, associate director of educational services for UHS. “We’re excited to have her join the Health Promotion staff.”

Health Promotion and Wellness provides resources and outreach to help students get healthy and stay healthy. Health promotion staff and student volunteers develop and implement programs that promote healthy lifestyle choices, and advocate for a healthy Penn State community. For additional information or questions about HPW, call 814-863-0461 or stop by room 201 in the Student Health Center on Penn State's University Park campus.

Healthy Penn State is an initiative that promotes student health and well being by providing resources for nutrition, physical activity, sleep and stress relief. For more information about Healthy Penn State, visit healthypennstate.psu.edu, follow HPS on Twitter, or become a friend on Facebook.

University Health Services is a nationally accredited health care service specializing in outpatient student health, outreach, education and volunteer opportunities for Penn State students at the University Park campus. For more information about UHS, visit studentaffairs.psu.edu/health or follow UHS on Facebook, at http://www.facebook.com/PennStateUHS.

  • Kathlyn Wilkinson recently joined Penn State's University Health Services as the coordinator for educational services within Health Promotion and Wellness.

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