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Health Promotion

Dr. Jennifer McDonald


Dr. Jennifer McDonald, ScD, CHES
Director of Health Promotion
(518) 580-5684

Jen is a Certified Health Education Specialist and holds a doctorate in Public Health Nutrition with a focus in Epidemiology and Maternal Child Health from Harvard University School of Public Health.

As the Director of Health Promotion, Jen is responsible for overseeing the implementing of a campus-wide health promotion program that targets the needs of students, faculty, and staff. This involves the design, implementation, and evaluation of programs on a variety of health topics including alcohol and other drugs, healthy relationships, sexual health, sexual assault, physical activity, nutrition, stress management and many more!


Michelle Murray
Michelle Murray, MS, M
Assistant Director of Health Promotion
(518) 580-8256

Michelle has a strong background in advocacy, outreach, and education related to alcohol and substance abuse, sexual abuse and assault, relationship violence, GLBTQ issues, cultural competency, and HIV/AIDS.  She holds Masters Degrees from the University of Albany in Women’s Studies and Educational Administration and Policy Studies.

As Assistant Director, Michelle is responsible for training and working with the Peer Health Educators and coordinating health education initiatives on campus. She also works extensively with the Center for Sex and Gender Relations.

 Kimberly Golemboski

Kimberly Golemboski, M.S.
Prevention Specialist

(518) 580-5484

Kim has a strong background in counseling, psychology, education, and health promotion and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Binghamton University and a Master’s Degree in Education with a concentration in School Counseling from the College of Saint Rose.

As Prevention Specialist, Kim oversees drug and alcohol abuse prevention programming and educational services on campus. This includes the BASICS (Brief Alcohol Screening and Intervention for College Students) program, the Social Norms Campaign, The Source, and more.