Wellness Resource Center
Wellness Resource Center

Contact Us

We are located in the ower Level of the Student Center past the Lower Lounge, G202. Click here for a map of our location on campus.

  1. Phone: (573) 882-4634
  2. Fax: (573) 882-1751
  3. Hours: 8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday


kim Kim Dude / Founder / Associate Director of Student Life / dudek@missouri.edu / (573) 882-4634

Kim is the founded the Wellness Resource Center in 1990. She oversees all of the operations of the WRC. She works with students, staff, faculty, community members and parents to help foster an environment that supports good decision making by our students. This good decision making is about all aspects of wellness such as alcohol, tobacco, fitness, nutrition, stress, depression, traffic safety, sleep, time management, self esteem, etc. Kim loves working with the student volunteer peer educators, graduate assistants and full time staff to create and implement creative wellness initiatives throughout the year. Kim enjoys spending time with her family, her dogs (Atticus and Scout), biking, watching old movies and going antiquing.

joan Joan Masters / Senior Coordinator / mastersj@missouri.edu / (573) 884-7551

Joan Masters is the Senior Coordinator of Partners in Prevention and has worked with PIP since 2001. Joan is responsible for the training and technical assistance that PIP provides, provides oversight to the Partners in Prevention projects such as the Missouri College Health Behavior Survey and the problem gambling and suicide and mental health grants. She is able to assist campuses with coalition building, building peer education programs, and strategic planning. Joan is a Missouri Advanced Certified Substance Abuse Prevention Provider and received both her Master's and Bachelor's degrees from the University of Missouri. In addition to her work with PIP, Joan is currently serving as the Area Consultant for The BACCHUS Network.

tiffany Tiffany Bowman/ Coordinator / bowmants@missouri.edu / (573) 884-9504

Tiffany Bowman works with communities and campuses around the state of Missouri creating stronger campus tobacco policies and community clean indoor air laws. The focus of her work is to protect employees working in environments where they are exposed to second-hand smoke and to create more respectful educational environments. Tiffany's passion for this type of work stems from her belief that all employees have the right to work in a safe environment and assisting with preparing students for a competitive job market. Much of Tiffany's time is spent traveling and attending coalition meetings. She loves to see communities/campuses take steps toward protecting the health of their citizens. Tiffany spent her childhood in the country of Ghana, West Africa and still hate cold weather today as a result.

dan Dan Reilly / Prevention and Research Coordinator / reillyd@missouri.edu / (573) 884-7534

Dan Reilly joined the PIP as the Prevention and Research Coordinator in November of 2011. In addition to assisting with trainings and member services, Dan oversees the research and evaluation efforts, providing technical assistance with survey implementation and data analysis. Dan will be available to present research findings and policy briefs to PIP members. Dan received his Bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin and a Master's Degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Central Missouri. Dan has served as a Prevention Specialist at The University of Arizona, Director of Substance Abuse Prevention at The University of Rhode Island and Director of the Safety, Environment & Education Center at The University of Tennessee.

jeanne Jeanne Muse / Administrative Assistant / musej@missouri.edu / (573) 882-3904

Jeanne Muse joined WRC in January 2013 as the Administrative Assistant. Jeanne handles the fiscal responsibilities for the unit as well as the PIP grant and four other grants. This includes training, compliance and monitoring of several budgets. Jeanne enjoys spending time with her husband, three sons, granddaughter and grandson. Favorite activities are reading, cooking, playing outdoors and tea parties.

eric Eric Filcoff / Creative Coordinator / filcoffe@missouri.edu / (573) 882-4634

Eric Filcoff joined the Wellness Resource Center and Partners in Prevention after his graduation from the University of Missouri in 2004. When he isn't designing t-shirts and brochures and webpages and logos and posters and whatever else somebody needs, Eric enjoys spending his free time playing with cars and bikes.


Graduate Assistants

Luke L.M. Daily / Partners in Prevention Recovery Programming Graduate Assistant / muoslmacro@missouri.edu / (573) 884-0462

Graduating from Mizzou in 2015 with a BA in Social Work, L.M. Daily is continuing on at the university and pursuing a Master’s in Social Work. Current job duties including working with the Missouri Association of Collegiate Recovery Organizations (MACRO) to assists collegiate recovery communities and support students in recovery on college campuses. In their free time, L.M. can be found hiking, biking, cooking, or binge watching Netflix.

sami Samantha Sagakhaneh / Graduate Research Assistant / scsd6c@mail.missouri.edu / (573) 882-4634

Sami recently joined the Wellness Resource Center staff as the Greek Intervention Graduate Assistant. She completed her undergraduate degree in Health Sciences at Mizzou, minoring in Spanish and Business, and is beginning her Master’s Degree in Health Administration . After graduation, she hopes to promote efficient and ethical practices in the healthcare organizations as an administrator. She believes in a healthy lifestyle that is balanced between hard work and a good time. She is excited to promote safe decision making in the Greek community, which she was a part of during her undergraduate career. Outside of campus life, Sami has a love for traveling and studying other cultures and languages. In her free time, she enjoys dancing, spending time with family, planning her travels, and discovering new music.

dong Dong Ding / Graduate Research Assistant / ddyp6@mail.missouri.edu / (573) 882-1750

Dong serves as a Graduate Research Assistant at Partners in Prevention. She completed her MPA from Truman School in 2015. Currently, she is pursuing her second Master's degree in Economics. She conducts research and analyzes data to support college campuses across the state of Missouri working to improve students behaviors. Dong comes from China. She likes to run with her dog, Donut, and cooking in her free time.

shannon Shannon Braida / Graduate Research Assistant / shanbraida@gmail.com / (573) 882-1750

Shannon serves as a Graduate Research Assistant for Partners in Prevention and the Wellness Resource Center at Mizzou. She recently completed her Bachelors of Arts in Psychology at Mizzou, and decided to continue her graduate degree in Clinical Social Work here as well. Shannon enjoys spending time with her puppy, catching up on her favorite shows (Law & Order: SVU), enjoying quality time with friends, and exploring new hang-out locations in Columbia.

david David Diaz / BASICS Graduate Assistant / dd6bd@mail.missouri.edu / (573) 882-6563

David Diaz is a BASICS Graduate Assistant. He is also a first year doctoral student in the counseling psychology program. David received his B.A. in Psychology from the University of California, Santa Barbara and M.A. in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University. In his free time he enjoys running, hiking, playing soccer or basketball, and catching up on a show.

Jess Jess Reyes / BASICS Graduate Assistant / jrrg3@mail.missouri.edu / (573) 882-6563

Jess received her B.A. in Psychology/Sociology in the Fall of 2014 from Northwest Missouri State University. Jess is in her second and final year of her Master’s in Education in Secondary School Counseling. Although originally from Omaha, NE, Jess considers Missouri to be home and hopes to work in Columbia Public Schools after graduation. During her free time, Jess enjoys listening to music, traveling to new places, and spending time with her cat, Murphy.

Trenton Trenton Ulveling / Graduate Assistant / tnuf35@mail.missouri.edu / (573) 882-6563

Trenton joined the Wellness Resource Center staff as the MU Student Wellness Advocate's advisor. He completed his undergraduate studies at College of the Ozarks in Branson Missouri, majoring in Business Administration. Currently, he is pursuing his MHA degree and hopes to advance quality and process improvement in the healthcare world. In his free time, Trenton loves to run, climb mountains, camp, and have adventures in God's creation.