Health and Wellness Staff

Our Mission

To support and co-educate students as they strive to find and maintain their work-life balance and provide them the resources needed to thrive as healthy ethical leaders serving society and the world.

Who we are

Driven by the College’s strategic vision, Harvey Mudd College Wellness is a campus-wide educational initiative with the goal of helping students thrive, achieve a sense of well-being, reduce risk factors and bring about balance in their lives.

What we do

  • Psycho-educational programming based on positive psychology
  • Crisis management
  • Referrals
  • Support and advocacy
  • Training and mentoring
  • International student support

Michelle HarrisonMichelle Harrison

Assistant Dean for Wellness and Residential Life

As the assistant dean for health and wellness, Michelle oversees wellness programming on campus and work with the peer health educators and meets with students one-on-one to provide support and case management services. Michelle is a graduate of the University of Maryland, with a B.S. in public health. She also holds an MPH in health behavior and health promotion, as well as an MSW in mental health and substance abuse from The Ohio State University.

Leah Nepomuceno

Assistant Director of Wellness

As the assistant director of wellness, Leah is responsible for coordinating wellness program activities and health promotion outreach on campus, supervising the peer health educators, and serving as a case manager for the campus. Prior to Harvey Mudd, Leah worked with San Diego State University’s Residential Education Office for five years as an Academic Mentor, Resident Advisor, and Assistant Residence Director. Leah is graduate of San Diego State University, where she received her B.A. in Biology and her M.P.H. with a specialization in Epidemiology.