Health Education & Prevention Services Staff

Christina Berg

Christina Berg, MPH

Director of Health Education and Prevention Services


  • Master of Public Health, University of Wisconsin, Lacrosse, Wisconsin

Professional Interests:

  • Program design and evaluation
  • College health
  • Employee wellness
  • Mindfulness based stress reduction
  • Resiliency educator
Andrea Coryell, CSU Heatlh Network

Andrea Coryell, MS

Assistant Director of Substance Abuse Prevention


  • Master of Science, Kinesiology and Health Promotion, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming
Janelle Patrias

Janelle Patrias, MSW

Manager of Mental Health Initiatives


  • Masters of Social Work, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado

Professional Interests:

  • Suicide prevention
  • Mindfulness-based stress reduction
  • Body image/Eating disorders
Gwen Sieving

Gwen Sieving, MS

Manager of Sexual Health and Outreach Initiatives


  • Master of Science, Health and Exercise Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado

Professional Interests:

  • Health behavior
  • Bystander interventions
  • Peer education

Viviane Ephraimson-Abt, MS Ed., LPCC

Manager of Resiliency and Well-Being


  • Masters in Counseling and Career Development, Colorado State University
  • Master in Intercultural Communication, University of Pennsylvania

Professional Interests:

  • Mindfulness Interventions
  • Holistic Well-being and Resilience
  • Cultural and Global Diversity
  • Student and Staff Development and Training

Kate Hagdorn

Associate Director of Communications


  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa

Abigail Ross

Web, Multimedia, and Marketing Specialist


  • B.S. Health and Exercise Science, Colorado State University
  • M.S. Public Communication and Technology, Colorado State University (in progress)

Professional Interests:

  • Use of social media as a health promotion tool

Chase Therkelsen, MPH

Substance Abuse Prevention Specialist


  • Master of Public Health, Colorado School of Public Health at Colorado State University

Christopher Watkins Lamb

Spiritual Care Resident


Master of Divinity at Iliff School of Theology, Denver, Colorado

Professional Interests:

  • Eco-Chaplaincy
  • Music in spiritual care
  • Cultural, global and bio diversity
  • Creative ritual for well-being and resiliency