Meet Our Staff
Liz Zadnik, MA
Liz serves as Associate Director of the Wellness Resource Center. Her work focuses on supporting a safer campus community free of power-based personal violence. Liz manages programming focused on raising awareness and reducing the likelihood of sexual violence, intimate partner violence, and stalking. She earned her undergraduate degree at Temple University and her masters in community psychology and social change at Penn State University. Liz has spent the past decade working with communities and organizations focused on serving survivors and preventing violence. To stay well, she practices yoga, listens to podcasts, and explores new walking trails with her dog.
You can reach Liz at LZadnik@temple.edu
Alex Schmied, M.S.
Alex serves as the Alcohol & Other Drug Prevention Coordinator at the Wellness Resource Center. Her work focuses on harm reduction and education around substance use and cultivating a recovery-friendly campus. Alex is a proud Owl and a former HEART Peer Educator! She holds a bachelor's degree in Public Health from Temple University and a master's degree in Higher Education Policy & Student Affairs from West Chester University. Alex has a passion for accessible education and student wellness. For balance, Alex enjoys running, crafting, spending time with her family and dogs, and exploring the city with her partner, who is also an Owl.
You can reach Alex at Alex.Schmied@temple.edu
Garlie is the Mental Well-Being Graduate Extern at the Wellness Resource Center. She earned her bachelor's degree in Public Health and is currently pursuing her master's of Public Health degree with a concentration in Health Policy and Management at Temple University. Her passions lie in creating equitable and sustainable programs and resources for different communities. Garlie is committed to helping students from all different identities and experiences manage their well-being during their college journey. Garlie enjoys traveling, trying new recipes, and listening to true crime podcasts.
You can reach Garlie at St-CyrG@temple.edu