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Our Team

  • Jeanette Cruz

    Jeanette Cruz

    Administrative and Operations Assistant
    (858) 534-2134

    Jeanette Cruz has a B.A in Human Development from UCSD and is currently pursuing a M.S. in Healthcare Administration from Cal State Long Beach. She was born and raised in Los Angeles and brings her professional experience from UCLA Health. Her hopes are to use her experience from a large healthcare organization and patient care to the department in order to best service UCSD students. Jeanette is excited to move back to sunny San Diego, but still cheer on her LA sports teams! During her free time you can find her at the beach, on an airplane or the Dodgers stadium.

  • Bryan Galcik

    Bryan Galcik

    Marketing and Communications
    (858) 246-4696

    Bryan Galcik is the Marketing and Communications Specialist for UCSD Student Health and Well-Being. He has a diverse background in marketing, design, communications, and digital media. Prior to his position at UCSD Health, he was a marketing coordinator for HED, a national architecture firm. Before his move to San Diego, he lived in Boston and worked for Harvard University as a communications coordinator for the Harvard Environmental Economics Program and the Harvard Project Climate Agreements, two organizations focused on global climate change policy and environmental efforts. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design from SUNY Oswego. Bryan is originally from Saratoga Springs, New York, and enjoys golfing, hiking, water sports, and volleyball in his free time.

  • Christine Glissmann

    Christine Glissmann

    Health Educator: Alcohol Tobacco and Other Drugs
    (858) 534-3874

    Christine has a B.S. in Exercise Physiology and Nutrition from the University of Missouri and a M.S. in Exercise and Wellness from Arizona State University. She has experience as a health professional in multiple settings including: Higher Education, mindfulness research, and the health and fitness industry. Christine is passionate about helping to guide others to develop the skills and mindset needed to reach their health goals and discover a healthier relationship with substances. Christine is from Omaha, Nebraska and cannot be convinced that the San Diego Zoo is better than the Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo. She loves spending time outside and lifting heavy things and putting them back down.

  • Morgan Humberger

    Morgan Humberger

    Collegiate Recovery Coordinator
    (858) 534-2158

    Morgan has a B.A. in Professional Writing and Rhetoric from Baylor University and is pursuing a MSW at the University of Texas at Arlington. She has been working with recovery populations since she was an undergraduate with the Baylor University collegiate recovery program. Morgan aims to provide trauma informed support for people seeking recovery from substance use disorders and help them find recovery and holistic wellbeing in a supportive community. In her free time, Morgan enjoys gardening, reading, and engaging in advocacy work.

  • Taylor Lewallen

    Taylor Lewallen

    Registered Dietitian
    (858) 822-0085

    Taylor Lewallen (she/her) earned her B.A. in dietetics from Central Michigan University, where she was also a student athlete on the softball team. Taylor is originally from Phoenix, Arizona but has lived in NM, AZ, NJ, MI, and PA. She spent time in her life suffering from an eating disorder, so she knows firsthand what that feels like. Her passion is to help young adults learn about the connection between their mind and body so they can feel amazing inside and out. Taylor is a HAES and intuitive eating aligned dietitian that focuses the attention on attainable health promoting behaviors. She loves to play and watch sports, hike, relax on the beach, spend time with friends, family and dogs, travel, or just watch a good show!

  • Melissa McGuire

    Melissa McGuire

    Health Educator: Women's Health/Non-Binary
    (858) 822-0455

    Melissa McGuire (she/her/hers) earned her B.S. in Health Science from San Diego State University. She began her career in public health in the nonprofit sector, where she coordinated Title X family planning program services and performed community sexual health education and outreach throughout San Diego. She has a passion for health education and aspires to create an inclusive environment to help UC San Diego students improve their sexual health, reproductive rights, LGBTQIA+ health, and prevention of violence. In her free time, she enjoys crafting, traveling, and spending time with her dog.

  • May Rees

    May Rees

    Registered Dietitian, Per Diem
    (858) 534-9544

    May Rees (she/her) earned her B.S. in Clinical Nutrition from University of California, Davis. After moving to San Diego, she went on to pursue an M.S. in Nutrition for Wellness at Bastyr University, California. Following her graduate studies, she completed a distance dietetic internship through Iowa State University. She then began her career at Center for Discovery San Diego Outpatient, working in the adolescent eating disorder treatment setting. May is passionate about integrating intuitive eating principles and maintaining a holistic perspective in her work with clients. She strongly aligns with Health At Every Size® (HAES) and strives to provide compassionate, individualized care to each and every person with whom she works. In her free time, you can find May enjoying live music, gardening, traveling, cuddling with her dog, and spending time in the sunshine.

  • Laura Ross

    Laura Ross

    Health Educator: Peer Health and The Zone
    (858) 822-7618

    Laura has a B.S. in Health Science from Long Beach State and earned her Masters in Public Health from Cal State Fullerton. Laura has achieved many years of experience working in diverse public health organizations including non-profit and private sectors, secondary high school, and higher education. She is passionate about growing young adults and supporting them in making healthier choices. Laura has spent the majority of her career serving in the topic area of Alcohol and Other Drugs and training others on evidence-based, harm reduction programs. Laura loves spending time hiking with her kids and watching sunsets.

  • Jae Taylor

    Jae Taylor

    Health Educator: Mental Health

    Jae Taylor has a B.A. in Sociology with a minor in Ethnic Studies from the University of Colorado Boulder and a Master of Public Health from the Colorado School of Public Health. Jae has previously worked in higher education health with a concentration on alcohol and other drug programming, as well as a Substance Use Disorder Counselor, and a Youth Prevention Specialist. Jae is looking forward to focusing on supporting students’ emotional well-being. In her free time, she enjoys taking dance classes, cooking, and lounging at the beach.