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 Employee Health & Wellness Center

UPlan Health Coaching

  • Earn 200 wellness points.
  • Completion requirements: Participate in a minimum of three face-to-face sessions. This can be a combination between lifestyle and nutrition coaching visits. 
  • Deadline: Enroll by April 30, 2015. Complete by August 31, 2015.
  • Register by signing up for an appointment below


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.


The Nutritionist Health Coach is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN). The RDN works with you to develop a personalized approach to eating healthfully. The RDN is available for a variety of concerns, including creating a healthy weight, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, blood sugar regulation, and much more. Here are 10 reasons to visit a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist.

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 are required, please make an appointment online:

Lifestyle Health Coaching appointment page

Nutrition Coaching appointment page

Or you may call 218-726-6753 or email 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.


  • Rachel Gilbertson , Lifestyle Health Coach, 247A Kirby Plaza

  • Jean Rodvold, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, 247B Kirby Plaza

Reserved guest parking is available near the Kirby Student Center.

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