Meet the Team: iHP Health Coaching
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Major/Class Year: Nursing/2019
Top VIA Strengths: Humility, Judgment, Humor
James is originally from Western Massachusetts. He attended the College of Wooster in Ohio before transferring to Boston College to pursue nursing. Besides health coaching, he is a member of the Transfer Ambassador Program and the club baseball team. He enjoys cooking, hiking, fishing and country music. His favorite food is a fully loaded omelet!
Major/Class Year: Finance, Accounting/2020
Top VIA Strengths: Honesty, Humor, Zest
Kyle is a current junior at Boston College, who cannot wait to have a full kitchen next year to cook and bake. He is originally from Westford, MA, "home to the best ice cream in New England", but will be relocating to NYC for work after graduation. Some of his hobbies include Crossfit, biking, Frisbee, vacationing (specifically cruises), and investing. He loves long walks on the beach, hiking through the forests and mountains, and food, but most importantly, food. Kyle's favorite food is cheesecake!
Major/Class Year: Neuroscience/2020
Top VIA Strengths: Appreciation of Beauty & Excellence, Gratitude, Humor
Patrick Chatfield is a junior Neuroscience major. This is his first year working with the Office of Health Promotion at BC, and he has absolutely loved its countless programs and all the people involved. Patrick is from Massachusetts and enjoys golfing and hanging out with his good friends. He is thankful for the incredible people I have met at BC and looks forward to adding you into this family as well. Patrick's favorite food is anything that Grandma cooks!
Major/Class Year: Nursing/2019
Top VIA Strengths: Love, Judgment, Appreciation of Beauty
Julia is a senior nursing student interested in mental health nursing. She loves the sun, reading, and yoga. She can’t wait to be your health coach! Julia's favorite food is pasta.
Major/Class Year: English, Econ/2020
Top VIA Strengths: Judgment, Honesty, Teamwork
Ang is currently a junior in MCAS and focuses her studies on Public Health. She's a health coach on the iHP team and she also leads retreats through FYE. She loves seeing friends, traveling and cooking. Ang's favorite food is pizza!
Major/Class Year: English, Finance/2020
Top VIA Strengths: Appreciation of Beauty, Kindness, Social Intelligence
Colleen is a junior, currently studying abroad in Vienna, Austria! In her free time, she loves cooking and testing new recipes on her friends and family. She believes that the best part about cooking for people is the conversations that come with those meals. Not only does she love to talk, but she loves to listen and learn new things about people. If you ever need an ice-breaker question, she's your girl! Colleen's favorite food is sweet potatoes.
Major/Class Year: Poli. Sci,. Pre-Med/2020
Top VIA Strengths: Hope, Curiosity, Humor
Ally is from Dallas, Texas, but also from Chatham, New Jersey. Likes: podcasts (Radiolab), conspiracy theories (the Magic Bullet Theory just can't be true), Chris' yoga at the Plex, music (favorite Spotify playlist is Are & Be), doing work in Lower (during off-peak hours), Minions (ironically but kind of not), tea (lemon ginger), "The Social Network" (2010, dir. David Fincher). Her favorite food is a clementine!
Major/Class Year: Biology/2019
Top VIA Strengths: Humor, Kindness, Spirituality
Blake is originally from Geneva, IL and pursuing a degree in biology with a minor in medical humanities. He works in a research lab on campus studying muscle disease. When not in the lab, he enjoys hanging out with his friends, running the reservoir, or explaining that fruit flies also have muscles! Blake's favorite food is an omelet with spinach ham and tomatoes on a multi grain bagel.
Major/Class Year: Computer Science/2021
Top VIA Strengths: Judgment, Kindness, Social Intelligence
Erin is from North Kingstown, RI! Beyond health coaching on campus, she loves being a leader for ULA (a freshman mentorship program within UGBC), and working in ResLife. In her free time, she loves to watch The Bachelor with her friends, go out to eat in Boston, spin, drink coffee, and go shopping. Her favorite food is seafood!
Major/Class Year: Biology/2020
Top VIA Strengths: Kindness, Zest, Love
Morgan made her way up to Boston from sunny Tampa, FL to pursue a degree in biology! On campus she is in the Jenks Leadership program and the Mendel Pre-Health society. In her free time you can find her at spin or yoga or on the ice! She has figure skated since the age of 6 and is currently on a synchronized skating team of different college students from around Boston! Morgan's favorite part about being a health coach is meeting new BC students, both in appointments and within OHP! Her favorite food is an acai bowl.
Major/Class Year: Psychology, Medical Humanities/2021
Top VIA Strengths: Gratitude, Honesty, Humor
Lilah is from Raleigh, North Carolina, and is studying psychology and medical humanities. In addition to being an iHP health coach, she serves as a Body Project peer leader through the Office of Health Promotion and is a member of the Student Admissions Program. She loves cooking vegan and vegetarian food, going to workout classes with friends, and traveling. She enjoys learning and reading about holistic health, meditation, and the mind-body connection. Her favorite food is mac and cheese!
Major/Class Year: Finance, Biology/2021
Top VIA Strengths: Perspective, Gratitude, Social Intelligence
Paiton's personal concept of health is a holistic one. She frequents health food stores and loves a good sweat sesh (come take her Total Body Circuits class)! However, she also deeply value healthy relationships, mental & emotional self-care, and all of the other factors that influence our well-being. Upon arriving at BC, she quickly found a community of people with a similar health philosophy at the Office of Health Promotion. Paiton's favorite food is oysters!
Major/Class Year: Nursing/2021
Top VIA Strengths: Judgment, Perseverance, Humility
Erin is originally from Reading, MA and absolutely loves everything about Boston. In her free time she enjoys running, going to the beach (when it's not freezing), reading, and spending time with family & friends. She's passionate about encouraging others to prioritize their health, enjoys everything in moderation, and understands that there is no one definition of "health". Erin's favorite food is ice cream!
Major/Class Year: Psychology B.S./2021
Top VIA Strengths: Perseverance, Spirituality, Honesty
Amanda stays healthy by reflecting on the positives in her life and dancing to help ease stress. She's a health coach because she wants to be a resource for her peers to facilitate them reaching goals on their journey of health. She enjoys seeing her peers realize all the good they already have in them in individual health appointments! Amanda's favorite food is popcorn.