Campus Community Wellness

Healthy Campus Team

Working with campus community members to promote well-being.

The Healthy Campus Team in Wellness Services is dedicated to health promotion, which is understood as “the process of enabling people to increase control over their health and its determinants, and thereby improve their health. It moves beyond a focus on individual behaviour towards a wide range of social and environmental interventions.” (WHO, 2005).

We work with campus community members to help promote well-being from the individual to the environmental level. We do this collaboratively through an evidence-based population health promotion approach that includes identifying health issues and strategically engaging in programming, education, advocacy, capacity building, and policy initiatives.

To learn more about health promotion at universities and colleges, please see the Okanagan International Charter for Health Promoting Universities and Colleges (2015), of which Mount Royal is a proud signatory.

The Healthy Campus Team collects data and engages with the community in order to inform evidence-based campus policies on wellness and to promote health campus-wide.

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Wellness Services and Human Resources work together to foster wellness in the workplace by supporting Mount Royal employees with a range of services and resources.

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Contact us


Room I151
Healthy Campus Office


The Healthy Campus Team

Rachelle McGrath – Healthy Campus Team Lead

Contact for National College Health Assessment, Healthy Campus Alberta and Assessment
403.440.5619  |

Kayleigh Suggett – Administrative Assistant

Contact for General Inquiries
403.440.6869  |

Charmène Brewer – Health Outreach Coordinator

Contact for Peer Health Educators, Student Leadership Conference
403.440.6369  |

Erica Roberts – Health Promotion Specialist

Contact for Reporting and Assessment, Employee Wellness
403.440.5951  |

Fatima Dhooma – Health Outreach Coordinator

Contact for Peer to Peer Mental Health Educators, Steps to Well-being
403.440.8534  |

Michelle Chimenti - Stepping Up Project Coordinator

Contact for Stepping Up and Violence Prevention Information
403.440.5684  |

Telaina Sewers - Health Promotion Specialist

Contact for Mental Health Training, Student Wellness
403.440.6595  |


The Healthy Campus Team is available to give presentations to Mount Royal classes on a variety of student health and mental health topics. We can also present on health education, health promotion, and using research to inform health promotion practice. Data from the NCHA is used to inform these presentations. Please contact Kayleigh Suggett at 403.440.6869 or to find out more.

Media release and information request for interviews

This form gives you the opportunity to book some time to talk with a Healthy Campus team member who can help you with your project by sharing ideas or answering questions. This is particularly helpful for students in Journalism or Broadcasting, however the form can be used by any student that needs an interview. Please provide advance notice to ensure availability.