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Lafene Health Center

Health Promotion/Nutrition Counseling


    To provide leadership in
    1. health maintenance (wellness) promotion, and
    2. disease and illness prevention for the Kansas State University students, staff, faculty and surrounding community members.


Julie Gibbs, M.P.H. - Director
Dianna Schalles, M.S., R.D., L.D. - Health Educator, Dietitian
Charlisa Molemohi, B.S. - Health Educator
Jenny Yuen, M.P.H. - Health Educator


  • CPR certification course, smoking cessation program (KISS), and nutrition counseling
  • Health resource center: bulletin boards, FAQs, listservs, twitter, brochures/pamphlets, internet resources
  • College courses for credit:  Healthful & Safe College Life (EDCEP 103), Sexual Health Awareness Peer Educators (EDCEP 312)
  • Peer health education programs: SHAPE, SNAC, SHAC
  • Presentations on health topics: request form
  • Student learning objectives & assessment plan

American Heart Association CPR and first aid training
Complete the desired course online then come to Lafene for skills practice and testing. Call 785.532.6595 to schedule your training session.

(K-Staters Inspired to Stop Smoking)
Smoking awareness and cessation information. Call 785.532.6595 to schedule your personal appointment.

Bulletin boards

Download a complete bulletin board for your residence hall or house.

Frequently asked questions

K-State students' health questions answered. If you have a question, call 785.532.6595.


Lafene Health Center manages a listserv, healthyKSU, to provide K-State students with timely and relevant health information. Send an email request to healthy@k-state.edu to be added. Include your K-State eID.


To receive frequent campus health news updates, sign up to follow Lafene Health Center on Twitter: http://twitter.com/DoctorWillie

Health brochures/pamphlets

Published health information available to you.

Health and safety resources

Internet links to health and safety information.

College courses

for undergraduate credit.

Healthful and Safe College Life - EDCEP 103

This course addresses pertinent health topics that impact college students and gives them the knowledge to make informed decisions when faced with difficult situations. The course is completed entirely online through Kansas State University. Upon completion, the student will earn 3 undergraduate credit hours which can be applied to the K-State 8 requirements. Enroll in Healthful & Safe College Life through iSIS. Course Links are available as health and safety resources.

S.H.A.P.E. - EDCEP 312

(Sexual Health Awareness Peer Educators)
S.H.A.P.E. is a course worth three K-State 8 credits. In addition to becoming a peer educator, members gain leadership experience, improve public speaking skills, & inform peers about being safer.

Peer health education programs

upon request, trained students instructing students (peer-to-peer) on various health issues.


(Sexual Health Awareness Peer Educators)
Peer educators will present safer sex and responsible choices information to your campus group.


(Sensible Nutrition And body image Choices)
Peer educators will present nutrition information to your campus group.


(Student Health Advisory Committee)
The Student Health Advisory Committee (SHAC) exists to ensure that adequate health care is provided for the students of Kansas State University. SHAC is an advisory committee appointed by the Student Body President and works with both the President and Student Senate. Members of SHAC meet at least biweekly throughout the fall and spring semesters.

Presentations on health topics

for any organized student group, faculty and staff of the University, and for any community organization upon request .

Student learning objectives & assessment plan


Julie Gibbs, Health Promotion

Health Promotion Office, Room 268

Julie Gibbs, M.P.H., Director