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Frequently Asked Questions

Who is the Health Educator?

Rachael McNamara is the health educator. She is responsible for all Health Education services on the campus. Rachael is available for confidential, health-related counseling for students and can speak to classes or groups on health topics, or can arrange for another speaker of your choice.

What is health education?

Health Education is teaching the public about health and wellness, making people more aware of health information and ways to keep healthy, and preventing disease and illness. Various methods used in health education include providing informational materials, offering seminars and presentations, sitting on panel discussions, hosting events, using media outlets to convey information, and developing comprehensive programming.

Where is Health Education located?

The third floor of the Robert Scott Small Building.

How do I get in touch with the Health Educator?

Phone: 843.953.3650
Email: mcnamarar@cofc.edu
Mail: College of Charleston, Health Education, 66 George Street,Charleston, SC, 29424
Fax: 843.953.1423

What are the Health Education office hours?

The Health Educator is generally in the office from 8:30 am-5:00 pm, Monday-Friday. You are welcome to drop in anytime, but it is best to make an appointment. Please call or email to schedule one.

What information is available from the Health Educator?

We have information on a multitude of heath topics. Brochures are displayed outside for your information. We also offer free male and female condoms. We can even help with research you may need for a health paper or presentation. If you cannot find what you need, please ask! We probably have it or can get it for you.