Our Staff

Alison McKee, M.Ed.

Alison is the Director of the Wellness Resource Center. In her role, Alison is responsible for overseeing the development, implementation, and evaluation of comprehensive health promotion and prevention programs that address the needs of the Temple student body. She earned her undergraduate degree at Temple University, and her Master of Education in Human Sexuality from Widener University. Alison has extensive experience working in community based-health education, and has also taught undergraduate and graduate courses in Human Sexuality. Her areas of focus include sexual health, gender identity and sexual orientation, sexual violence prevention, and intimate partner violence prevention. In her free time, Alison enjoys spending time with her family, listening to podcasts, and traveling.

You can reach Alison at amckee@temple.edu

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Tom Johnson, M.Ed.

Tom is the Assistant Director of the Wellness Resource Center. Tom has a Masters of Education in Student Affairs in Higher Education Administration from Kutztown Univeristy.  Tom's primary responsibilities include prevention and educational programs on alcohol, drugs, and interpersonal violence. Tom is also a certified group fitness instructor and enjoys getting to interact with students in a variety of settings. In his free time, Tom enjoys reading, exercising, training for mud runs, and sports. 

You can reach Tom at tom.johnson@temple.edu

Pronouns: He/Him/ His

Janie van der Toorn, MPH, CHES

Janie is the Mental Well-Being Program Coordinator at the Wellness Resource Center and a long-time Temple Owl! She earned her Bachelor of Science in Public Health in May 2015. In 2017, she earned a Master's degree in Public Health with a Social and Behavioral Sciences concentration and the Teaching in Higher Education Certificate. Janie is also a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) who enjoys providing dynamic and meaningful presentations to students and staff across the Temple community. As a former H.E.A.R.T. Peer Educator, she continues the mission of bringing students together around health and wellness through coordinating programs around mental well-being. Janie loves painting, cooking, and watching documentaries.

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

You can reach Janie at janie@temple.edu

Brittany Robinson

Brittany is the Wellness Education Graduate Extern at the Wellness Resource Center. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of Pittsburgh. Currently, she is a student in the Master of Public Health program at Temple University. Her concentration is Social and Behavioral Sciences. Brittany offers program support and assists with the Peer Educators program. She is the reference person for students who desire to plan health and wellness programs for Temple. She loves reading, traveling, trying Pinterest recipes, and watching YouTube videos.
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You can reach Brittany at tuc37036@temple.edu 

Pooja Tripathi

Pooja Tripathi is the Assessment Graduate Extern. Her primary responsibilities include management of data projects, data analysis, model building, report writing, and assistance with presentation of data at meetings and professional conferences. She has a PhD in Health Psychology and she is currently enrolled in MPH-Applied Biostatistics program. She enjoys riding bikes, trekking, cooking, badminton and numbers. 

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

You can reach Pooja at pooja.tripathi@temple.edu


Corinne Austen 

Corinne is the Senior Administrative Specialist at the Wellness Resource Center. Corinne earned her bachelor's in Psychology at Temple University in 2014, where she worked as a Residant Assistant and as a Peer Educator in the Office of Student Conduct. She coordinates sales of safer sex supplies and various administrative tasks in the office. Beginning in Fall 2017, Corinne will be enrolled in Temple's Master of Social Work program. She loves spending time with her dog, exercising, cooking, listening to podcasts, and arts and crafts. 

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You can reach Corinne at corinne.austen@temple.edu