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 Employee Health & Wellness Center

UPlan Health Coaching

Lifestyle

The Health Coach can help motivate and encourage eligible UPlan members to better health. Your Health Coach provides unbiased up-to-date health information to assist you with the development of a personalized wellness plan to effectively change behavior.

The Health Coach will assess your interests and needs, share the program options and resources available, and help you set realistic goals. The primary focus is to coach and guide you through healthy living choices.

Nutrition

The Nutritionist Health Coach is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. The Nutritionist Health Coach can assess your current lifestyle and dietary patterns and work with you to develop a personalized approach to eating healthfully. The Nutritionist Health Coach can also evaluate your biometric screening results and assist you in developing strategies to improve your weight, cholesterol, blood sugar or blood pressure through nutrition.

The Health Coaches can:

  • Guide you through your wellness program choices
  • Assist you with goal setting, encouragement, and ongoing education and resources
  • Assist you in developing an action plan to overcome lifestyle barriers

Appointments

Appointments are required, please make an appointment online:

Lifestyle Health Coaching appointment page

Food Coaching appointment page

Or you may call 218-726-6753 or email mycoach@d.umn.edu if you are interested in health coaching.

What's Next

After completing the UPlan Wellness Assessment, University employees and their spouses or same-sex domestic partners (if covered by the UPlan Medical Program) can each earn Wellness Points by completing Health Coaching as required.

Location

  • Rachel Gilbertson , Lifestyle Health Coach, 236 Engineering Building

  • Jean Rodvold, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, 234 Engineering Building

Reserved guest parking is available near the Kirby Student Center.

Map -- http://www.d.umn.edu/maps/KSC/

 

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