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Emily Tuschhoff

Physical Address:
Student Recreation Center Main Office
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1230

Mailing Address:
Student Recreation Center
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1230
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1230

Phone: (208) 885-4146

Email: emilyt@uidaho.edu

Student Recreation Center Room 102

Physical Address:
1000 Paradise Creek Street
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1230

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1230

Phone: (208) 885-4104

Email: vandalhealthed@uidaho.edu

Marissa Rudley, MS, RD, LD

Physical Address:
Student Health Clinic Room 101
Moscow, Idaho 83844-4201

Mailing Address:
Student Health Clinic
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4201
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1230

Phone: (208) 885-6717

Email: mrudley@uidaho.edu

Presentations & Courses

The following presentation topics are available upon request. We appreciate seven days advance notice, but will do our best to accommodate all requests. If you cannot find the topic you are looking for, fill out the request a presentation form, and let us know what topic you are interested in hosting.

Presentations

  • What's Up with My Wellness Wheel?
    Wellness is a weighty word with a big definition. Learn about six components of wellness and see where you stack up. Maintaining balance in physical health, social health, emotional health, occupational health, spiritual health and intellectual health takes some work, but finding the right balance in your wellness wheel can keep you on the road to success and happiness.
  • Maintaining a Healthy Active Lifestyle
    In a world of fad diets, weight-loss gimmicks and contradicting information, this session will provide tips and tools to help you work toward your health and nutrition goals. We can all take small steps to improve our health.

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  • Healthy Eating on a College Budget
    Eating healthy can seem like an expensive alternative to fast food and microwave meals, but with some simple grocery shopping tips, cooking skills and preparation, a healthy diet can be delicious and affordable. We'll also share tips and tools to help you navigate food choices on campus, including Bob's Place.
  • Healthy Cooking Made Easy - A Demonstration
    Eating a healthy diet with minimal kitchen gadgets and cooking skills can seem daunting. Host a Healthy Cooking Made Easy demo to learn some simple, tasty recipes, sample your work, and gain the skills to recreate them.
  • Stress and Nutrition
    An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but what about the pounds? Learn the link between stress and nutrition. From emotional eating to final exam food cravings, every college student has experienced the stress eating phenomenon. Simple and fun tips will be provided to empower and educate.
  • Healthy Body Image and Eating Disorders
    Learn about fostering a healthy body image, how to identify the signs and symptoms of an eating disorder, and how to help a friend struggling with disordered eating with a thought-provoking and engaging discussion. 

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  • GREEN DOT – Overview Workshop
    Looking out for each other is one of the most powerful tools to keeping our campus safe. Host a member of the Green Dot team to lead activities about “green dots,” “red dots,” and what that means for our campus.
  • Healthy Relationships
    This presentation discusses elements to a healthy relationship such as respect, personal boundaries and healthy conflict. We will also addresses aspects of an unhealthy relationship and what to do if a relationship becomes abusive. All presentations can be tailored for a specific audience.
  • Sex Talk & Blow Pops
    Ask, discuss and learn about healthy relationships and sexual behaviors. This presentation and Q&A session will provide participants with an opportunity to ask and discuss any questions they may have about keeping their relationships and sex lives healthy.  Charm's Blow Pop candy provided. Groups requesting this presentation should plan on 75-90 minutes of fun, lively discussion, tricky questions and more.
  • This Thing Called Love
    This thing called love has been immortalized in books and poems, theorized by scholars and discovered by many more. However, love is not experienced the same by all. Love is bliss, confusing and sometimes painful. In this program, love will be discussed in a humorous, but intellectual manner.

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  • Red Watch Band Bystander Intervention
    Red Watch Band is an alcohol bystander intervention program designed to help students recognize the signs of acute alcohol poisoning and how to intervene to keep students safer. Groups requesting this training should plan on 90 minutes.
  • Alcohol 101
    Everything you need to know about alcohol and college — practice pouring a standard drink, learn strategies for a safe party goer’s experience and bystander tips to keep your friends safe.

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Additional topics may include but are not limited to:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Stress Reduction Strategies
  • Dating Violence
  • Technology as a Weapon
  • Stalking
  • Interpersonal Violence: Unique Challenges for Members of the LGBTQ Community
  • How to Help Survivors of Violence.

Still don't see what you're looking for? Vandal Health Education will do its best to accommodate most health topic requests. Fill out the request a presentation form to define your need.

Peer Health Education Course

Interested in helping your peers make healthy lifestyle choices? Health & Safety 404: Peer Health Education is a two-credit academic course that prepares students to become Certified Peer Educators. Students who complete this course will have core training needed to educate, intervene, listen to and help their peers make healthy choices and navigate tough situations.

The class is scheduled 1:30-2:30 p.m. Tuesdays in PEB 201. Use CRN 68396 when you register for spring classes.

Mental Health First Aid

Helping faculty, staff and students understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. 

Learn More >

Contact Us

Emily Tuschhoff

Physical Address:
Student Recreation Center Main Office
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1230

Mailing Address:
Student Recreation Center
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1230
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1230

Phone: (208) 885-4146

Email: emilyt@uidaho.edu

Student Recreation Center Room 102

Physical Address:
1000 Paradise Creek Street
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1230

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1230

Phone: (208) 885-4104

Email: vandalhealthed@uidaho.edu

Marissa Rudley, MS, RD, LD

Physical Address:
Student Health Clinic Room 101
Moscow, Idaho 83844-4201

Mailing Address:
Student Health Clinic
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4201
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1230

Phone: (208) 885-6717

Email: mrudley@uidaho.edu