Student Wellness
Student Wellness

Meet Student Wellness Staff

Professional Staff

Director of Student Wellness: Brian Vanderheyden

M.Ed., Education: Student Affairs, Iowa State University, 2013

MPH Candidate– Health Promotion and Health Education, Des Moines University – Anticipated 2021. 

B.S., Community Health Education, University of Wisconsin – La Crosse, 2011
CHES, Certified Health Education Specialist, National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, 2013

CHWP, College Health and Wellness Professional, American College Health Association, 2018
Pronouns: He/Him/His


Health Promotion Coordinator: Green Dot and Sexual Health: Emily Miller

B.A. in Psychology from Central College

M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling candidate at Drake University (expected 2022)

CSHE Certified Sexual Health Educator

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Student Wellness Dietitian: Lisa Nolting

Master of Family and Consumer Science (specialization in Dietetics), Iowa State University, 2014
Dietetic Internship, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 2009
B.S., Dietetics, Iowa State University, 2008
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Health Promotion Coordinator: 


Graduate Student Staff

BASICS Graduate Students

Pauline Freud, She/Her/Hers, Counseling Psychology (

Davelle Cheng, She/Her/Hers, Counseling Psychology (

Collegiate Recovery Graduate Student

Carlos Vidales, He/Him/His, Counseling Psychology (

International Student Wellbeing Graduate Students

Chunmiao Wang, She/Her/Hers, Counseling Psychology 

Riley Harper, He/Him/His, Counseling Psychology

Undergraduate Student Staff

Camille Wirkus, She/Her/Hers, Joyful Eating Intern (