Meet the Staff

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Rose Rezaei

As Director, Rose provides leadership and strategic planning for campus wellness initiatives including alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs, sexual health, power-based personal violence prevention, nutrition and body image, bystander intervention, and general wellbeing. Rose was instrumental in the development of the campus-wide kNOw MORE power-based violence prevention initiative which highlights education and the continuum of care for students, faculty, and staff. Creating spaces where students feel empowered to take ownership of their lives through education and skill building serves as the foundation of her work. She is currently completing her Doctorate of Education in Higher Education and Student Affairs at Florida State. Outside of FSU, she enjoys  attending community events, thrift shopping and traveling. rrezaei@fsu.edu

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Janell Buchkoski

Janell is a Registered Dietitian in the Center for Health Advocacy and Wellness. Her main responsibilities include providing nutrition consultations, group presentations, overseeing the nutrition internship program, and is part of the Eating Disorder Treatment Team. Janell is an advocate for the Health at Every Size approach to provide students the Intuitive Eating skills needed to obtain a healthy relationship with food, specific to their health and wellness goals. Janell graduated from Washington State University with a Master's Degree in Nutrition and Exercise Physiology. In her spare time, Janell enjoys the beach, traveling, trying new restaurants, and hiking with her family and dog, Pete. jbuchkoski@fsu.edu

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Jose Carval

Jose is a Prevention Coordinator with a specialty on Power Based Personal Violence Prevention. His main responsibilities include coordinating campus-wide prevention education on Relationship/Dating Violence, Sexual Violence, and Stalking. He also advises the kNOw MORE Advisory Board. He received his Bachelor's in International Affairs from Florida State University and plans to soon begin working on his Master's in Higher Education. In his spare time Jose enjoys music, sports, bad puns and spending quality time with his dogs Jeter and Abbey.   jcarval@fsu.edu

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Eric Gipson

Eric is the Substance Abuse Prevention Coordinator for the Center for Health Advocacy & Wellness. His responsibilities include the coordination and facilitation of "Smart Choices", an alcohol/drug harm reduction program. Eric received his BS in Healthcare Administration from Florida A&M University and his MA in International Affairs/Asian Studies from Florida State University. Whenever possible, he enjoys travel, music, art and continues to be fascinated by world history, cultures and languages.  egipson@fsu.edu

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Nell Robinson

Nell is the Green Dot Coordinator for the Center for Health Advocacy and Wellness. Her main responsibilities include coordinating the implementation of the Green Dot Bystander Intervention program, educating students on bystander intervention, and collaborating with campus stakeholders. Nell received her Bachelor’s in Sociology from Florida State University and is currently completing her Masters of Social Work. In her free time, she enjoys cake decorating, watching scary movies, and trying to find the perfect cup of boiled peanuts. jrrobinson2@fsu.edu

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Darneshia Williams

Darneshia is the Wellness Coordinator in the Center for Health Advocacy and Wellness. Her responsibilities include educating students on all aspects of health and wellness, health education outreach and helps to improve students overall well-being and academic performance through wellness coaching. Darneshia also advises Healthy Noles who are trained Peer Health Educators who make a positive impact on campus health and wellness through events, presentations, and discussions with peers. Darneshia is a Certified Health Education Specialist and a graduate from Florida A&M University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Science and a Master’s Degree in Public Health. In her spare time, Darneshia enjoys traveling with her twin sister, shopping, and food. drwilliams@fsu.edu


Graduate Staff


Undergraduate Staff

Trinity Slater

Trinity is a front desk assistant at CHAW as well as an HIV tester. She is a senior majoring in Family and Child Sciences and  minoring in Biology. Upon graduating, she plans to pursue a Master's degree in Public Health. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. 

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