Health and Wellness at Adelphi


Committee Members

Meet the people who are part of the Health and Wellness Committee.

Members of the Health and Wellness Committee represent many areas of the University, including students, administrative services and faculty.

If you would like to participate in planning wellness events and communications for the campus, please email

Committee Co-Chairs

John W. Wygand, M.A.
Institute of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness
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Jean Harris, Ph.D.
Health Studies
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Committee Members

Josh Altman, Ph.D., LCSW
Associate Director
Student Counseling Center

Tanja Berjan, M.B.A. ’17
Assistant Director of Operations
University Admissions

Dana Boccio, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Derner Institute

Diane Dembicki, Ph.D.
Clinical Associate Professor
Director of M.S. in Nutrition Program
College of Nursing and Public Health

Nicole Gaudino, M.S., AGNP-C
Interim Director
Health Services

Anne Gibbone, Ed.D.
Associate Professor
Physical Education

Linda Gundrum, M.A.
Campus Recreation

Karen Loiacono
Director of Total Rewards 
Human Resources and Labor Relations

Maria-Pilar Martin
Assistant Professor and Director
Public Health Programs
College of Nursing and Public Health

Samantha Perez
Adjunct Faculty
Health and Sport Sciences

John Petrizzo, D.P.T
Associate Professor
Exercise Science

Paul Rukavina, Ph.D.
Physical Education

Scott Zotto, LMSW, M.S.W. ’09
Coordinator of Substance Abuse Counseling
Student Counseling Center

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