Kevin Friese is the Assistant Dean of Students, Health and Wellness at the University of Alberta. With over eighteen years of experience in the field of health & Wellness, Kevin has the privilege of leading a multidisciplinary team of health professionals that support a holistic approach to the wellbeing of students, their families, faculty, and staff at the U of A.
Following an ecological framework that relies on the key determinants of health, Kevin has a passion for supporting the health and wellbeing of students with a vision of creating communities in which each person is empowered to flourish and achieve their full academic and life potential. He sits as a member on the Healthy Campus Alberta Design Team, and is the Vice-Chair of the Edmonton Regional Post-Secondary Mental Health Committee. He is co-founder of the Alberta Post-Secondary Health Association, which is dedicated to engendering collaboration and dialogue among post-secondary health and wellness stakeholders.