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Skidmore College
Health Promotion
Jen McDonald

Dr. Jennifer McDonald, ScD, CHES, NBC-HWC

Director of Health Promotion
Victim Advocate

jmcdonal@skidmore.edu
518-580-5684

Jen McDonald is a certified health education specialist and holds a doctorate in public health nutrition with a focus in epidemiology and maternal child health from the Harvard University School of Public Health.

As the director of health promotion, McDonald is responsible for overseeing the implementing of a campuswide health promotion program. This involves the oversight of a large peer health education program and Student Wellness Center. As a victim advocate, McDonald provides support to students who have experienced sexual or gender-based misconduct and is available to work with students as they navigate the college's related policies, available accommodations and adjudication process and procedures. 

Kimberly Golemboski

Kimberly Golemboski, M.S., NBC-HWC

Assistant Director of Health Promotion
kgolembo@skidmore.edu
518-580-5484

Kim Golemboski 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 in education with a concentration in school counseling from the College of Saint Rose.

As assistant director, Golemboski develops, implements and oversees campus-wide health education programs. This includes alcohol and other drug programming and educational services. Golemboski also provides wellness coaching for students, works closely with the Peer Health Educators, oversees the Weeks of Welcome program and more.

 Wendy Walker

Wendy Walker, R.N., M.A.

Prevention Specialist
hwalker@skidmore.edu
518-580-8256

Wendy Walker is a Registered Nurse with Master’s degree in Community development. Wendy was a collegiate athlete who maintains a strong passion for health and wellness. Wendy has extensive experience working with collegiate students having served as a Women’s Lacrosse Coach at various institutions in New England.

As the Prevention Specialist at Skidmore, Walker's role includes wellness coaching, victim advocacy, providing drug and alcohol education (BASICS) for students and collaborating with the Peer Health Educators on community outreach.

 

Kristen Corcoran

Kristen Corcoran, RN , NBC-HWC

Wellness Coach

Kristen is a Wellness Coach for Skidmore Health Promotion as well as Registered Nurse at Skidmore Health Services. She received her BSN from the University of Southern Maine and her Wellness Coach training from Real Balance Global Wellness Services. She is certified by the the National Board of Medical Examiners as a Health and Wellness Coach. 

In her free time she enjoys running, working out, traveling with her husband, and watching her two boys play lacrosse, basketball, volleyball, and baseball.