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

Michelle Jacoby