Health Education & Promotion is staffed with one Health Education Coordinator, one Health Educator, and one Graphic Design/Social Media staff. We also have several students who volunteer in the Peer Health Educator Program and PEER Project.
Megan Rowe serves as the Health Education Coordinator of the Health Education and Promotion (HEP) program at the Stanislaus State Student Health Center. She started her role as a Health Educator in January 2012 and filled a position that had been vacant for three years prior. Since her hire, Megan has worked to revive and reestablish the Health Education & Promotion program at Stanislaus State. She serves on various campus committees, the Student Mental Wellness Partnership, a community coalition, and coordinates PEER Project, a peer-to-peer program that focuses specifically on mental health awareness, stigma reduction and suicide prevention. Megan looks forward to continuing to build the HEP program and improving the health of the Stanislaus State community.
Megan received a B.S. in Health Science with an option in Community Health and a Master of Public Health degree with a concentration in Health Promotion; both from Fresno State. She is also a Certified Health Education Specialist. In her free time she enjoys traveling, camping and exploring the outdoors.
Taylor Whitehead serves as the Health Educator for the Health Education and Promotion (HEP) program at the Student Health Center. She started with Stanislaus State in December 2016 and is looking forward to working with the Peer Health Educator Program, serving on committees, and conducting outreach presentations and activities for the campus community.
She graduated with her B.A. in Communication Studies and minor in Leadership Studies from Christopher Newport University and her M.S.Ed. in Education from Northern State University. Taylor is a Certified Prevention Specialist. Her favorite activities are exercising, hiking, and cooking.
Shelby Martin serves as the Graphic Design/Social Media Student Assistant for the Student Health Center’s Health Education & Promotion (HEP) Office. She started working for the HEP Office in May 2019 and is looking forward to having her designs used as a way to promote health and wellness among Stan State students.
Shelby is currently working towards her B.A. in Business Administration with a focus in Marketing at Stan State. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, ice skating, and spending time with her family, friends, and pets.