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Professional Staff

Jamie Greenwolf

Jamie Greenwolf M.Ed. - Assistant Director for Student Wellbeing

Jamie is the Assistant Director for Student Wellbeing. He received his Master in Education from James Madison University in College Student Personnel Administration and received a Bachelor’s in Communication from Eastern Michigan University.  He started working at John Carroll in the Spring of 2018 and is the main supervisors to the Peer Health Advocates.

Email: jgreenwolf@jcu.edu
Booking Link: greenwolf.youcanbook.me

 

 

Cherelle Simmons

Cherelle Simmons - Graduate Assistant

Cherelle is the Graduate Assistant for the Wellness Center, majoring in School Counseling. Cherelle has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Akron in Psychology. 

Email: csimmons25@jcu.edu
 

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Peer Health Advocates

Relational PHAs

Meghan Maselko

Name and Pronouns: Meghan Maselko, She/Her/Hers
Major: Psychology
Year in School:  4th Year
Topics of Special Interest: I am passionate about mental health issues, the importance of self-care, and self-image issues.
Why did you want to be a PHA? I am very passionate about helping others in any way I can, and I want to be able to help the JCU community become a more healthy environment. I also think it is very important to talk about our issues because there is a negative stigma around issues that many people face.

 

Ali PHA

Name and Pronouns: Ali Brown, She/Her/Hers
Major: Early Childhood Education
Year in School:  2nd Year
Topics of Special Interest: I am really passionate about relationships. I think whether it's friendships, family relationships, or romantic relationships, they have a large effect on your life. it's important to learn the tools to a healthy relationship and creating a strong support system for yourself.
Why did you want to be a PHA? I love helping people and watching them grow! College can be hard, and so can life, and it's important to know that there are resources and people who are there to help support you and walk with you through whatever you may be going through.

 

Elina

Name and Pronouns: Elina Riley, She/Her/Hers
Major: Psychology
Year in School:  2nd Year
Topics of Special Interest: Mental health, body positivity, healthy relationships
Why did you want to be a PHA? I enjoy helping others and making people feel like they have support regardless of where they are. I wanted to be a PHA to become a resource for my peers as they navigate issues or concerns that we all go through as college students.

 

Cara

Name and Pronouns: Cara Tulk, She/Her/Hers
Major: Pre law with a focus in criminology
Year in School:  2nd Year
Topics of Special Interest: Mental health, and relationships.
Why did you want to be a PHA? I wanted to be a PHA, to be able to spread awareness about mental health. As well as healthy and unhealthy relationships. Mental health, is something I am super passionate about as well.

 

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Mental Health PHAs

Katie Benaquista

Name and Pronouns: Katie Benaquista, She/Her/Hers
Major: Biology
Year in School:  3rd Year
Topics of Special Interest: Mental health and self care
Why did you want to be a PHA?  I love giving advice to others and being a resource for my peers. Mental health issues should be taken seriously and I am happy to be able to help those who are struggling!

 

 

Bridget Noonan

Name and Pronouns: Bridget Noonan, She/Her/Hers
Major:  Communication with IMC concentration
Year in School:  4th Year
Topics of Special Interest: I am very passionate about mental health and body image.
Why did you want to be a PHA?  I love presenting and fully believe that talking about wellness topics is so important and beneficial to everyone. I love helping others and want to help create an overall healthy, happy, and safe community at John Carroll!
 

 

Jackie

Name and Pronouns: Jackie Clinger, She/Her/Hers
Major:  Biology with Neuroscience Concentration
Year in School:  4th Year
Topics of Special Interest:  Mental health awareness, Mindfulness, Sleep Hygiene
Why did you want to be a PHA? I wanted to be a Peer Health Advocate because of my passion for education, advocacy, and outreach regarding mental health and wellness.

 

 

 

Isidora PHA

Name and Pronouns: Isidora Djukic, She/Her/Hers
Major:  Cell and Molecular Biology, Concentration in Neuroscience
Year in School:  2rd Year
Topics of Special Interest: Stress management, physical and mental health and wellbeing
Why did you want to be a PHA?  Engaging with my peers on campus to learn about important topics on campus is something that is important to me and something that this position will allow me to do. I think it is very important as college students to realize the resources we have available to us to help us succeed, as serving as a resource for my peers in promoting health and wellness on campus is something that I am very passionate about!

 

Lauren

Name and Pronouns: Lauren Hoffman, She/Her/Hers
Major:  Chemistry
Year in School:  2rd Year
Topics of Special Interest: Mental, Physical, and Emotional Health and Wellness
Why did you want to be a PHA?  I have seen the first hand impact of misinformation pertaining to health-related topics (mental, physical, etc…). I want to use my experiences to help, relate, and empower others. To increase discussion—on even the most stigmatized topics—is to increase awareness.

 

 

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Physical PHAs

 

Sarah McAllister

Name and Pronouns: Sarah McAllister, She/Her/Hers
Major:  Communications with Integrated Marketing Concentration
Year in School:  3rd Year
Topics of Special Interest:  Mental health, physical health, and stress management
Why did you want to be a PHA?  I think promoting wellness is so important and engaging in healthy habits is crucial to living a successful life. I hope to use any experiences I've encountered to support others and encourage my peers to become the best version of themselves.

 

 

Olivia Donadee

Name and Pronouns: Olivia Donadee, She/Her/Hers
Major: Biology with Neuroscience Concentration
Year in School:  4th Year
Topics of Special Interest: Mental health awareness, eating disorder recovery and body image, physical health
Why did you want to be a PHA?  I want to share my passion for all aspects of health and helping others in hopes of making John Carroll a place where students support one another and lead healthy lives both mentally and physically!

 

 

Maya

Name and Pronouns: Maya Kumar, She/Her/Hers
Major: Biology
Year in School:  3rd Year
Topics of Special Interest: Body positivity, self care, healthy eating, and healthy coping strategies
Why did you want to be a PHA?  I wanted to become a PHA to help my peers and community continue to develop a healthy lifestyle. College is one of the best times to create healthy habits and I want to help the JCU community create an open discussion and conversation around these.

 

Leah PHA

Name and Pronouns: Leah Harrigan, She/Her/Hers
Major: Communications with concentration in Integrated Marketing
Year in School:  3rd Year
Topics of Special Interest: Nutrition, physical wellness, and anxiety management
Why did you want to be a PHA?  I believe that everyone deserves to live a fulfilling and rewarding life. I want to be a capable resource for students who need support in adjusting to college life, but also I want to provide people with skills to help them thrive in their future.

 

Julia PHA

Name and Pronouns: Leah Harrigan, She/Her/Hers
Major: Psychology with Mental Health Services Concentration
Year in School:  3rd Year
Topics of Special Interest: Time and stress management, body positivity, and self esteem
Why did you want to be a PHA? To help end the stigma surrounding mental health. I am very passionate about helping others and I think achieving a positive mental space is one of the most important things in life. Your mental health affects all other aspects of your life, so I think it's important to hold a good mental space.

 

Veronica PHA

Name and Pronouns: Leah Harrigan, She/Her/Hers
Major: Biology with a minor in Leadership
Year in School:  2nd Year
Topics of Special Interest: Stress management, body positivity, self care, and mental health awareness.
Why did you want to be a PHA? I am dedicated to helping others in any way that I am able to. I would like to use my knowledge about all the aspects of wellness and create an educated, healthy, and safe community at John Carroll University.