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Peer Health Educators

Peer Health Educators

The Student Health Center’s Department of Health Promotion (DHP) maintains an active Peer Health Educator (PHE) program. Through training and mentoring from DHP staff, the PHEs become educated about important health-related topics and develop skills to design and facilitate a wide range of informative, interactive, and effective health promotion and disease prevention programs.  Some of the programs offered throughout the year include:

Meditation and mindfulness drop-in sessions

Coyote FitBit Challenge

Love Lab

Health Howl

Safe Spring Break

Pet Away Worries and Stress (PAWS)


... and on-going workshops on

Sexual Health


Contraception Options

Alcohol and Drug use

Smoking / Tobacco Cessation

Nutrition / Fitness

Mental Health


Coping with Stress


For more information about the Peer Health Educator program, contact Melissa Acuna, Health Educator, at