By Susan N. Hanrahan, ASAHP President
In my message in the November 2017 issue, I indicated that I will be asking some of you to send a photo and answer a series of “fun” questions to be shared with our membership so that we can continue our collegiality through our newsletter. The 9th of many profiles and the first in 2019 is presented as follows:
Name and Title: Brooke Hallowell, Dean of Health Sciences and Rehabilitation Studies
University: Springfield College
How long have you been in your position? 1 year
If I could teach in another field, which one and why? Counseling/coaching/hypnotism. To be at the heart of empowering people to be their best, authentic selves, thus enhancing their roles as vehicles of service to others.
Before I retire I want to: Start doing a lot of the things I dream of doing after I retire.
In college, I was known for: Being president of our university orchestra.
What music is playing in my car/office? Francis Cabrel
My favorite trip was: In southern India, with my daughter
If I could travel anywhere it would be: Fiji
The best advice I ever received was: Put on your own oxygen mask before assisting others.
My hobby is: Improv acting, arm wrestling, sculpting, collaborative storytelling
My passion is: Hanging out with older people and babies.
Beach or mountains? Both! Why choose?
Only my friends know I: Am a certified heavy equipment operator and an arm-wrestling pro.
My favorite saying is: Choose the joy!
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