Meet Our Staff

Stacy Andes, MA, EdD
Director
610-519-7409
E-mail: stacy.andes@villanova.edu

Stacy received her bachelor's degree in psychology and master's degree in clinical psychology from Marywood University. In 2010, she completed her doctorate in health care education and wrote her dissertation on undergraduate non-medical prescription drug use. Stacy spent four years working in Residence Life and Health and Wellness Education prior to joining Villanova's staff in 2002. From 2002-2006, Stacy directed the POWER peer educators and coordinated campus-wide events and initiatives, such as the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt display. Currently, Stacy leads the Health Promotion staff in creating, building on and improving upon resources and services. Stacy teaches the Healthy Living Learning Community program in Katharine Hall and is available for consultation on a variety of health topics including alcohol and other drugs, sexual assault, sexual health, sleep, stress management, and national health trends and initiatives. Currently, Stacy serves as the the Council for hte Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS) Director and has also served as past Chair for the Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Coalition for the American College Health Association, both for the American College Health Association. She also recently served on a national leadership team that revised the standards of the field for health promotion. Stacy also serves as on the Sexual Assault Resource Coordinator (SARC) team and is a facilitator for the Where is the Love? bystander intervention training program.

Kristy McCarthy, MA, CHES
Assistant Director
610-519-7408
E-mail: kristy.sillay@villanova.edu  

Kristy received her bachelor’s degree in Health Studies from The University of Alabama’s College of Human Environmental Sciences, as well as a master’s degree in Health Science. During her time at Alabama, Kristy served as a Graduate Assistant for the Department of Health Promotion and Wellness. As a Graduate Assistant, Kristy worked directly with the department’s peer health education program (a student organization of more than 130 interns) to help develop, implement, and coordinate all health programming. She is also a Certified Health Education Specialist. Currently, as the Assistant Director, In her current role at Villanova University, Kristy oversees MOVE above the influence, campus-wide programming initiatives, in addition to the development and implementation of health programming within the dimensions of physical, social, intellectual, emotional, cultural and spiritual well-being, Kristy assists in the assessment of campus health education needs. Kristy teaches two sections of the Healthy Living Learning Community program and is available for consultation on a variety of health topics including alcohol and other drugs, tobacco cessation, campus-wide programming initiatives, and national health trends and initiatives. Kristy also serves as on the Sexual Assault Resource Coordinator (SARC) team and is a facilitator for the Where is the Love? bystander intervention training program.

Samantha Tatulli, MPH
Coordinator of Peer Education Programs and Community Standards
610-519-7410
E-mail: samantha.tatulli@villanova.edu  

Samantha received her bachelor’s degree in Public Health from West Chester University, as well as a master’s degree in Public Health/Community Health. While at West Chester University, Samantha served as a Graduate Assistant for the Office of Wellness Promotion. As a Graduate Assistant, Samantha managed the peer education program and assisted students in the development, implementation, and evaluation of all wellness initiatives. In her most recent position at Temple University, Samantha served as the primary prevention expert in the area of sexual health, as well as the lead facilitator on alcohol and other drug programming. Currently, as the Coordinator of Peer Education Programs, Samantha oversees the POWER Peer Educator program. Samantha coordinates all training and education for nearly 30 peers, as well as assists in planning events and programs lead by POWER. As the Community Standards Coordinator, Samantha facilitates an alcohol intervention program focused on decision-making skills, self-protective strategies and coping mechanisms. Samantha also serves as on the Sexual Assault Resource Coordinator (SARC) team and is a facilitator for the Where is the Love? bystander intervention training program. Samantha is also very passionate about fitness and serves as a group fitness instructor outside of the University, teaching Zumba, Spinning and various boot camp classes!

 

 

Kristen Hamilton, MSED,RD, CSSD, LD, CHES
Coordinator of Nutrition and Fitness Programs
610-519-5963
E-mail: kristen.hamilton@villanova.edu

Kristen received her bachelor's degree in dietetics from James Madison University and completed her master's degree in health education from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech).  She is registered and board certified as a specialist in sports dietetics by the American Dietetic Association, as well as licensed as a dietician in the District of Columbia, Pennsylvania, and Delaware.  Before joining the Villanova team, Kristen worked at Georgetown University within dining services as the students' resident dietician.  Her role included individual and group counseling, sports nutrition, dietary concerns and food allergies, and promoting health via outreach programs and cooking demonstrations.  As the Coordinator of Nutrition and Fitness Programs, Kristen provides students with one-on-one and group education sessions as well as working wtih peer educators to develop nutrition and fitness programming.  She also teaches Healthy Habits, a 8-week, healthy lifestyle class to students, staff, and faculty.

Joyce Minogue
Administrative Assistant II
610-519-7407
E-mail: joyce.minogue@villanova.edu

Joyce has worked for Villanova for more than 20 years in Development, the Office of Alcohol and Drug Assistance, and the Center for Health and Wellness Education. Joyce meets and greets students and manages a variety of administrative projects.

Work Study Students

The following students provide support for the office and initiatives:

Brian Bentley         Julia Chae            Christina Chille            David Sepulveda  

 

Interns

Sydney Mueller, Publications

Jane Crager, Event Management Logistics

Kiersten Pels, Marketing & Social Media Management