About Us

The UHS Office of Wellness and Health Promotion was established in 2017 as part of Johns Hopkins University's efforts to enhance the well-being of its students and trainees.

As part of our mission to support students and trainees’ health and well-being, we are working to:

  • Establish a home for wellness and health promotion efforts on the East Baltimore campus
  • Unite and enhance existing resources across the campus
  • Provide support and continuity to student and trainee-led wellness efforts
  • Create and facilitate new opportunities to improve well-being in conjunction with students, trainees, faculty and staff
  • Conduct outreach and effectively communicate with Johns Hopkins East Baltimore students and trainees
  • Adapt and be responsive to the evolving needs and priorities of students and trainees
  • Implement new offerings and evaluate their impact
  • Refine and reassess needs on a regular basis


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Amanda Breon, MS, CHES Wellness Program Coordinator abreon2@jhmi.edu

Amanda Smith Breon joined UHS in 2019 as Wellness Program Coordinator to contribute to the mission of supporting the well-being of students and trainees. She is a graduate of Maryland University of Integrative Health with an MS in health promotion/health education, and is a Certified Health Education Specialist. Prior to her current position at UHS, Amanda worked for Prince George’s County Health Department as a health educator for a childhood lead poisoning prevention and asthma case management program. Amanda also holds a BA in dance from Mercyhurst College, and is a Classically Certified Pilates Instructor. Amanda spent many years sharing dance and Pilates with a wide range of students and continues to teach ballet and Pilates in private studios.