Kristy McCarthy, MA, CHES
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. In her current role at Villanova University, Kristy oversees 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 Communitas 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 on the Sexual Assault Resource Coordinator (SARC) team and is a facilitator for the Where is the Love? bystander intervention training program.