Meet Our Staff

Photo of Liz Prince MEd Liz Prince, MEd Director of Health Promotion and The Fontaine Center
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Liz Prince joined the University Health Center at UGA in 2012 as the Director of Health Promotion and The Fontaine Center. Prior to her arrival at UGA, she was part of the Student Affairs teams at Duke University, University of Connecticut, University of Michigan and The University of Maryland Baltimore County. Liz also served as an Assistant Director and Director of Counseling at a small liberal arts college in the Midwest.…

Photo of Kelly Truesdell MPH, CHES Kelly Truesdell, MPH, CHES Assistant Director of Health Promotion and Community Outreach, Health Promotion Department
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Kelly Truesdell is the assistant director of health promotion and community outreach. She is a Certified Health Education Specialist and received both her BS in Health Promotion and a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Georgia. Kelly co-advises the Fontaine Center Student Advisory Board, coordinates campus outreach opportunities for a variety of issues related to Alcohol and Other Drugs, and is available for individual educational counseling.…

Photo of Jessica Wiggs LPC, NCC Jessica Wiggs, LPC, NCC Assistant Director of Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention (RSVP)
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Jessica Wiggs is the Assistant Director of Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor and has received her Master’s in Professional Counseling with a specialization in Military Resilience. Jessica is currently pursuing her PhD in Continuing Education and Supervision with an emphasis in Advanced Clinical Mental Health. Prior to this position, Jessica oversaw daily operations at an inpatient psychiatric facility, in addition to supervising clinical staff.…

Photo of Larisa Wallace MPH Larisa Wallace, MPH Department Manager and Assessment Specialist, Health Promotion Department and The Fontaine Center
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Larisa Wallace is the department manager and assessment specialist for the Health Promotion Department and John Fontaine, Jr. Center for Alcohol Awareness and Education. She is a registered health information administrator and graduated from the Medical College of Georgia with a Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management and a Master of Public Health in Health Informatics.…

Photo of Rachelle Ellis MA Rachelle Ellis, MA Case Manager
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Rachelle Ellis is a passionate advocate and human services professional who greatly values the role they play in helping students build the necessary skills to successfully navigate life challenges and build resilience. Rachelle’s guiding belief as a case manager and advocate is that all people have a right to information, autonomy, and support, so that they can be empowered to make informed decisions.…

Photo of Jazmin Nagorski CFLE Jazmin Nagorski, CFLE Relationship & Sexual Violence Prevention Advocate
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Jazmin is the Advocate for Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention (RSVP). She graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Science in Family & Consumer Sciences and is currently pursuing her Master of Public Health from Georgia State University. Jazmin is also a Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE) through the National Center for Family Relations and a Certified Holistic Sexuality Educator through the Institute for Sexuality Education and Enlightenment.…

Photo of Robert J. Ross LCSW Robert J. Ross, LCSW Alcohol and Other Drugs Prevention Coordinator, Health Promotion Department
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Robert Ross is an alcohol and other drug prevention coordinator. He holds a BA in biology from St. Cloud State University in Minnesota and a Masters in Social Work from Colorado State University. He is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. His past experience includes working as an alcohol and other drug clinician and case manager at Colorado State University and a community dual diagnosis clinician and case manager in Fort Collins, CO.…

Photo of Nick Taylor MPH Nick Taylor, MPH Healthy Relationship/Sexual Health and Well Being Coordinator, Health Promotion Department and The Fontaine Center
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Nick Taylor is the Healthy Relationship/Sexual Health and Well-being Coordinator for the Health Promotion Department and The Fontaine Center. He earned his BS in Public Health at Middle Tennessee State University and his MPH at the University of Michigan. Nick has prior experience in HIV research that focuses on HIV Medication Adherence, such as PrEP, PEP, and ART; and STI vulnerability research.

Photo of Natasha N. Thomas MPH, MSW Natasha N. Thomas, MPH, MSW Interpersonal Violence Prevention and Well-Being Coordinator, Health Promotion Department and The Fontaine Center
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Natasha N. Thomas is the Interpersonal Violence Prevention and Well-Being Coordinator for the Health Promotion Department and The Fontaine Center. Natasha earned her MPH from the University of Colorado – Anschutz and her MSW from the University of Denver. Prior to her arrival at UGA, Natasha worked as a therapist for foster youth at a residential facility in San Diego, CA.

Photo of Tyler Vance MEd Tyler Vance, MEd CRC Program Manager
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Tyler Vance joined the Collegiate Recovery Community as a new member in July of 2016.  Through the CRC’s support Tyler was able to graduate UGA with bachelors’ in Philosophy and Psychology.  After spending a year working at various local substance misuse treatment centers Tyler returned to the CRC and UGA, this time as a graduate assistant during his master’s training. …