Mary Jo Desprez

Director Wolverine Wellness, University of Michigan

    Mary Jo has worked in the field of college health/wellness for 30+ years. She currently leads a team of public health and higher education professionals that provide leadership for student wellness initiatives that focus on personal and community well-being. She serves as the Co-Chair for the Health and Wellness Collect Impact initiative; and she serves as on the lead team for the DEI Strategic Plan. She is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers; Leadershape; and has completed Resilience training at the Mayo Clinic. She is an adjunct instructor at EMU where she teaches in the School of Health Promotion and Human Performance. In additional to her work at UHS she also conducts workshops on Motivational Interviewing and Resilience.