Areas of Study


Health and Wellness Programs seek to enhance the well-being of Gallaudet University students by empowering them to make informed health and lifestyle choices in accordance with their own values and belief systems. By supporting students on behavior and lifestyle change via the dimensions of wellness-physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, social, and environmental-HWP helps students become more successful members of the academic community.


Peer Health Advocates
Peer Health Advocates (PHAs) are student paraprofessionals who have received extensive training in a range of health issues, presentation methods, and referrals. PHAs promote health and wellness for the student population through individual, group, and community strategies such as: Individual appointments Workshops Mass communications Newsletters...


Meet the Team

Christine Gannon

Senior Lecturer

Elana Bogoff

Student Health Ambassador

Abdul Samed Sani

Customer Service Assistant

Grace Lester

Media Specialist

Jayne Taylor

Student Health Ambassador

Connor Kolovitz

Program Assistant

Tavier Maldonado

Housing Assistant

Nathaniel Humpal

Student Health Ambassador

Nkiruka Akunwafor

Prevention Education Coordinator

Nevan Graves

FWS - Student Ambassador

Ariel Senics

FWS Graduate Assistantship

Zoe Andrews

Student Health Ambassador

Shane Carrizales

Senior PHA

Jamze Dean

Student Health Ambassador

Onome Okaisabor

Customer Service Assistant

Brianne Leiker

SFS Student Assistant

Tylo Broszeit

Student Worker (Game Room)

Fatuma Kuti

Student Health Ambassador

Fatimah Abdul-Rahim

COVID Specialist

Katherine Fishbein

BSW Tutor

Contact Us

Health and Wellness Programs

Christine Gannon


(202) 651-5432

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