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

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

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, exercise, training for mud runs, and sports. 

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

Pronouns: He/Him/ His

Linda Ruan, M.Ed.

Linda is the Program Evaluation Graduate Extern at the Wellness Resource Center. Her primary responsibilities include developing surveys and analyzing outcome data for various programs the Wellness Resource Center conducts on Temple's campus. She is also a student in the School of Psychology Ph.D. program at Temple University. Her research interest focuses on improving social-emotional assessments across diverse populations. Outside of academics, Linda enjoys going down to the beach and reading novels.

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

You can reach Linda at linda.ruan@temple.edu

Janie van der Toorn, CHES

Janie is the Peer Education Graduate Extern at the Wellness Resource Center. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Public Health from Temple University in May 2015 and is currently enrolled the Master of Public Health program in the Social and Behavioral Sceinces concentration in the College of Public Health at Temple University. Janie is also a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) who enjoys providing dynamic and meaningful presentations to student and staff across the Temple community. As a former H.E.A.R.T. Peer Educator, Janie continues the mission of bringing students together around health and wellness through coordinating peer education efforts on campus.  

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

You can reach Janie at tuc48783@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. Corinne loves animals and has her own pitbull named Ramona. She exercises regularly and participates in "Tough Mudders". Corinne loves art, documentaries, podcasts, and spending time with her family and friends. 

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

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