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Longhorn Wellness Center

Longhorn Wellness Center

Information: (512) 475-8252

Brittany O’Malley, MPH, CHES

Brittany O’Malley, MPH, CHES
Assistant Director for Prevention

Focus areas: Strategic planning, prevention & public health, social marketing, health coaching & motivational interviewing, health promotion administration

Brittany (she/her/hers) completed her undergraduate degree at Beloit College in Wisconsin and went on to earn a Master of Public Health degree from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In her role as Manager, she oversees the implementation of evidence-based approaches to address priority health issues on campus. Outside of UT, Brittany enjoys cooking, spending time with her husband and kitties, and playing kickball!

Zach Cohen-Ford, B.S.

Zach Cohen-Ford, B.S.
Senior Administrative Associate

Focus areas: Social media outreach, student development, event coordination

Zach (he/him/his) earned a Bachelor of Science degree in human biology from The University of Texas at Austin and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in higher education administration, also from The University of Texas. He is passionate about creating inclusive spaces and empowering students to turn failures into valuable learning experiences. In his free time, Zach enjoys playing video and tabletop games with his wife and friends.

Mandy Colbert, LMSW, MPH

Mandy Colbert, LMSW, MPH
Health Promotion Coordinator

Focus areas: Sleep promotion, peer education and student development, high-risk drinking and sexual assault prevention

Mandy (she/her/hers) earned a Master of Public Health from The University of Texas Health Science Center and a Master of Science in Social Work from The University of Texas at Austin, specializing in community and administrative leadership. Her work centers on program development and evaluation, instilling cultural inclusivity and aligning needs to program strategies. In her spare time, Mandy enjoys traveling, spending time with friends/family and teaching art!

Julie Newton

Julie Newton
Administrative Associate/Office Manager

Focus areas: Lending library, office and administrative support

Julie (she/her/hers) has been an employee of The University of Texas at Austin for over 27 years. Since 2001, she has provided and managed office and administrative support for the Longhorn Wellness Center. She prides herself on giving excellent customer service and loves working with college students. In her spare time, Julie loves traveling, gardening, movies, DIY projects, the beach and supporting UT Athletics!

>Katherine Protil, B.A.

Katherine Protil, B.A.
Health Promotion Coordinator

Focus areas: Sexual health, high-risk drinking prevention, social norms campaign

Katherine (she/her/hers) is currently pursuing a Master of Public Affairs at The University of Texas Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs. Her interests lie in increasing access to healthcare and health-related resources by working from a place of inclusivity. Her work incorporates social norms theory and focuses on risk reduction strategies and changing cultural norms. In her free time, Katherine likes to practice yoga, read, and cook with friends.

LWC Student Employees and Staff
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