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MS Community Health, University of Oregon 1987
BS Political Science, Southern Oregon University 1978
Director of Health Promotion, University Health Center
Medical Social Worker, Sacred Heart Hospital 1990-2000
of Admissions and Social Services, Eugene Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
My professional interest is in working collaboratively
with colleagues, students and community partners in creating a healthy
environment on the University of Oregon campus, so the healthy choice is the
easy choice. This is accomplished by
looking at our environment and creating policy to impact change. Tobacco-free 2012 is an example of these
I was born in Oregon and do not anticipate living anywhere
else on a permanent basis. I love to travel to other countries, cook meals
using produce from the Farmer’s Market, share meals with friends, garden,
exercise, listen to music, read and play.
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• BS Mechanical Engineering (cum laude), Rice University, 2002
• MS Biokinesiology, University of Southern California, 2008
• PhD Biokinesiology, University of Southern California, 2012
The Boeing Company, 2001-2004 - Worked as a structural, thermal, and mechanical test engineer in the NASA Space Shuttle Program.
ViaSat, Inc., 2005-2007 - Provided program management and technical engineering support.
University of Southern California, 2007-2017 and S.C. Sorenson Consulting, 2012-2017 - Led the first study of lifetime health and exercise in modern athletes, developed related education and assessment programs, and served as a public advocate for athletes' health.
• American College of Sports Medicine
• National Strength and Conditioning Association
Areas of Interest
I am passionate about applying evidence-based approaches from a wide range of fields and diverse perspectives to maximize life-long health and well-being. As a scientist and former engineer, I advocate rigorous analytical techniques. As a human first and foremost, I celebrate the essential value of personal human connections.
A Pacific Northwest native, I enjoy nature and the outdoors, sports and exercise, learning new things, and spending quality time with friends and family.
Adria Godon-Bynum has a Master’s degree in Public Health, Health Promotion from Oregon State University. She has worked to address the unique and diverse needs of college students for the past four years on a myriad of health topics including sexual violence prevention, alcohol and other drug harm reduction, tobacco control and prevention, physical activity, stress tolerance and healthy sleeping. Her primary focus at the University of Oregon is on developing an active and vibrant peer health educator program and the new Wellness Center (scheduled to open fall 2016). She is passionate about student wellbeing and community collaboration.
Out of the office, Adria spends her time hiking and biking through the Willamette Valley, catching live shows and cooking with friends.
Jude Kehoe is a nurse,
Healing Touch Certified Practitioner and Meditation Instructor. Since 1998, she has practiced Healing Touch and taught meditation
and stress management classes at
the University of Oregon
Health Center. Most recently, Jude has
developed and taught an educational class on the benefits of sleep.
In 2000, she began lecturing
both regionally and nationally. Most
recently, Jude presented at the Pacific College Health Association Affiliate
Meeting on “Stress Management and
Meditation”. She’s been a guest on
the nationally syndicated radio show “Keeping it Real” with Reverend Al
Sharpton and Dr. Yael Varnado, speaking on the “Benefits of Meditation.”
In addition, she presented at the American College Health Association
National Conference on “The Integration
of Complementary Therapies into Student Health Service.”
Ms. Kehoe is a member of The Pain
Society of Oregon and the Healing Touch Program. She has studied meditation nationally and
internationally from a wide variety of teachers for the past 37 years. She brings a unique blend of expertise to
Colleen Schlonga has a bachelor of arts in journalism from Whitworth College, and has worked in private, municipal, and higher education settings since 1987. Her marketing and communications experience includes writing, editing, and graphic design for both print and web-based media.
At University Health Center, Colleen's duties include communication planning, website management, and promotion of health services and events.
In her free time, Colleen enjoys cooking, gardening, and spending time outdoors - especially fly fishing, cycling, hiking, and camping.
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