About Us

The Office of Care and Civility Staff


Emily Mire, PhD

Director, Care and Civility
Student Service Center, Suite 220

Emily Mire is the Director for Care and Civility for the university, serving as the chair of the Care Team and overseeing the Office of Care and Civility. She considers it a privilege to walk through life circumstances with members of the UNTHSC campus community and works to help each student define what wellness means to them. Emily graduated from Louisiana Tech University with a BS in Kinesiology and Health Promotion and a BS in Biology. She has a Masters in Public Health from UNT Health Science Center and a MEd in Counseling and Student Affairs from Texas Christian University. Emily completed her PhD in Health Studies with a concentration in Higher Education from Texas Woman’s University. She also has an active Certified Health Education Specialist certificate through NCHEC. Emily spends her free time exploring Fort Worth with her husband and toddler and cheering on the TCU Horned Frogs.

Strengths: Learner – Responsibility – Individualization – Achiever – Relator

Jeremy Joseph, Student Services Associate, Student Affairs

Jeremy Joseph, MS

Assistant Director, Care and Civility
Student Service Center, Suite 226

Jeremy joined the Office of Care and Civility in February of 2018. He serves as a key member to the Care and Civility team to ensure that recreation programs and the fitness center runs safely, and excellent customer service is provided to all members. Jeremy enthusiastically aspires to promote, encourage and engage faculty, staff, and students to take an active role in their health. The intention is to improve overall quality of life by providing exceptional opportunities and experiences at the fitness center. Jeremy graduated from University of Texas at Arlington with a BS in Kinesiology, and received his Master of Science in Exercise Science from Northeastern University. Jeremy has experience working as a health coach empowering individuals to make a transformative change to a healthy lifestyle. In his free time, Jeremy enjoys playing basketball, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.

Strengths: Achiever – Harmony – Restorative – Responsibility – Positivity

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Alex Fernandez, MS, MPH

Student Services Coordinator
Founder’s Activity Center

Alex joined the Office of Care and Civility in August of 2018. He has a passion for health and an innate drive to serve others. As a Care and Civility team member, Alex assists in the promotion, implementation, and assessment of UNTHSC wellness programs for students and staff members. He has earned BS and MS in Kinesiology from University of North Texas, Denton, and an MPH in Health Management and Policy from the UNT Health Science Center. Alex strongly believes that health is a journey, not a destination, and little everyday habits go a long way in the grand scheme of things. Alex’s goal is to add value and lasting positive change to the lives of students and staff members through wellness programs. In his free time, Alex enjoys spending time with his wife and son, training, and learning new things.

Strengths: Harmony – Consistency – Restorative – Learner – Input


This page was last modified on July 2, 2020