Caitlin Barthelmes has been working in the public health arena for almost twenty years with a focus on college student populations. Her undergraduate degree in Human Biology from the University of Virginia and her Masters in Public Health (MPH) from Brown University have provided her with a strong foundation of theory and practice, particularly in health promotion and substance abuse prevention. She has conducted trainings across the country for a variety of research projects and organizations, presented at national and international conferences, has had her research published in Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, and is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT). She currently serves as the Director of the Student Wellness Center at Dartmouth College where she leads her team in developing evidence-based programming that supports the well-being of our students.
If you are ever watching reruns of Project Runway, you may catch her and her partner on season 8 episode 9 with Anthony Ryan Auld. After fulfilling her dream of meeting Tim Gunn, she moved on to her life's joy of raising her five year old twins and shamelessly promoting her partner's business.