Maureen Miller Named New Director of GatorWell Health Promotion Services
We are pleased to announce that Maureen Miller is our new Director of GatorWell Health Promotion Services.
Maureen began her career at the University of Florida in 2002 as the Coordinator for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention and has served as Interim Director of GatorWell Health Promotion Services since May 2012. In her role addressing alcohol and other drug issues among the UF student population, Maureen has collaborated with leaders at the campus, community and state level to support and implement policy changes, such as leading the research and formation of the Medical Amnesty Policy which was announced at UF in April 2011 and now serves as a model for other Florida Institutions.
Maureen has participated in writing and implementing multiple U.S. Department of Education grants which resulted in more than $675,000 in funding to address high-risk drinking and prevent negative consequences related to alcohol use among UF students. She has also served on and held leadership roles on numerous committees and coalitions at the regional, state, and national level. Maureen’s current involvement includes serving on the Board of Directors for the Partners in Prevention of Substance Abuse Community Coalition, the University of Florida Alcohol and Drug Educational Policy Committee, the Healthy Gators Policy Workgroup, and the Florida Coalition for Alcohol Policy. Maureen was the recipient of the 2012 UF Superior Accomplishment Award for Student Affairs Administrative/Professional Division 6 and the 2012 Jeffrey A. Gabor Employee Recognition Award. Maureen earned her Bachelor’s degree in Health Science Education and her Master’s degree in Public Health at the University of Florida and is currently working towards her Doctoral degree in Higher Education Administration. She is also a Certified Health Education Specialist.