Peterson Presents Poster on Innovative Health Coach Program

Director of Pre-Professional Advising Kirsten Peterson presented a poster on the Health Coach Program at the annual meeting of the National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions in San Francisco on June 28. The poster, “Health Coaching: Rx for a Healthier Community,” described the collaborative work between Allegheny College and the Meadville Medical Center to train students to serve as health coaches for at-risk adult patients in the Meadville community. This program is the first of its kind to train college students as health coaches.