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Heather Horton, Ph.D.
Senior Director of Student Health & Wellbeing

Heather Horton (she/her) was trained as a Clinical Psychologist and has 20 years of experience in providing mental health services and working with survivors of interpersonal violence. She came to CC in 2005 as The College's first Sexual Assault Response Coordinator. In that role, she developed a comprehensive sexual assault prevention education program for our community. In 2012, she was selected to launch the Wellness Resource Center. Heather is passionate about social justice, and much of her energy while at Colorado College has gone toward developing and implementing prevention programs focused on preventing violence, promoting mental health, and creating a healthy, caring campus community.

Email: hhorton@coloradocollege.edu

Phone: (719)-389-6211

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Cassie Luna, MSW
Sexual Assault Response Coordinator

Cassie Luna (they/them) brings 10 years of experience working in the anti-sexual and domestic violence movement. Cassie's work is rooted in anti-oppression values, survivor-centered experiences, comprehensive and holistic prevention, and direct service. Their prior work includes developing and facilitating trainings for a wide range of communities, as well as advocating for systemic change for survivors of sexual violence and LGBTQ+ survivors of domestic violence. Cassie is passionate about supporting communities where we take care of each other and hold one another accountable.

Email: cluna@coloradocollege.edu

Phone: (719)-227-8101

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Molly Hadley, DrPH
Assistant Director

Molly Hadley (she/her) has experience as a public health practitioner and researcher. She comes to Colorado College after completing her Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) degree and working in college health promotion at the University at Albany in New York for 4 years. Prior to that, she worked in practice-based public health in Colorado communities. These experiences focused on substance use and HPV prevention in Colorado youth through engaging key stakeholders, analyzing youth data, implementing evidence-based programs and practices, and evaluating outcomes. She utilizes the social ecological model when considering college health and wellbeing and believes health promotion and prevention must be impacted from each level of the model. She is a mixed-method researcher who looked at the impact of digital health literacy on COVID-19 behaviors in a college student population for her dissertation.

Email: mhadley@coloradocollege.edu

Phone: (719)-389-7315

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Josiah Van Wingerden,
Administrative Assistant

Josiah Van Wingerden (he/him) joins the Health and Wellbeing team with a background in  journalism and broadcast media.  He received a B.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication from Whitworth University, where he also worked in Residential Life.  He has a passion for higher education and a commitment to making the educational experience more equitable, diverse, and accessible.

Email: jvanwingerdan@coloradocollege.edu

Phone: (719)-389-7316

Precious Cooper

Precious Cooper '20,

COVID-19 Response Coordinator

Precious Cooper ‘20 (she/her) joins the Wellness Resource Center team after working with the COVID Response Team for the 2022 Spring semester. She majored in Race, Ethnicity, and Migration Studies and completed Pre-med courses here at CC. Precious is committed to learning and practicing equity, cultural competency, and compassion in community health and wellness to facilitate safe and healthy communities where we can all thrive and be taken care of. 

 Email: precooper@coloradocollege.edu

 

 

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