About Us

The Office of Wellness Services Staff

Emily Mire, PhD

Director, Wellness Services

Phone: 817-735-5172
Email: Emily.Mire@unthsc.edu
Location: Student Service Center, Suite 220

Specialty: Behavior Intervention, Health Promotion, Student Advocacy, Wellness Services

Bio: Emily Mire is the Director for Wellness Services for the university, serving as the chair of the CARE Team and overseeing the Office of Wellness Services. 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

Melinda Ciaglia, MS

Student Services Associate
Melinda Ciaglia Student Services Associate Wellness Services

Phone: 817-735-2040
Email: Melinda.Ciaglia@unthsc.edu
Location: FAC Fitness Center

Specialty: Fitness Center Management

Bio: Melinda joined the UNT Health Science Center team in October 2015. Melinda was born and raised in the Northwest Suburbs of Chicago. She received a softball scholarship to Eastern Illinois University where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology and Sports Studies, concentration Sports Management and a minor in Business Administration. After graduation Melinda became a Student Assistant Coach for the EIU Softball team and obtained her Master’s Degree in Sports Administration. Melinda can be found most of the time at the front desk of the Fitness Center. She coordinates all facility related issues, fitness memberships and assists with wellness programming. In her free time, Melinda enjoys spending time with her husband, children and two dogs.

Strengths: Consistency – Harmony – Discipline – Responsibility – Activator

Stephanie Cuellar, MA

Student Services Specialist

Phone: 817-735-5402
Email: Stephanie.Cuellar@unthsc.edu
Location: Student Service Center, Suite 220

Specialty: Student Advocacy, Behavioral Intervention, Prevention Programming, Awareness Programming

Bio: Stephanie joined the Office of Wellness Services in September of 2016. Stephanie serves as a case manager on the CARE Team and coordinates the prevention and awareness programming on campus. Stephanie aims to provide the best possible services, resources, and referrals to the students she works with. By doing so, she hopes to enrich students’ experiences and help them reach their educational and personal goals. Stephanie Cuellar received her Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and Psychology as well as her Master of Arts in Clinical/Counseling Psychology from Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas. Stephanie has experience working in New Student Orientation, Transfer Orientation, Housing and Residential Life, Student Development, and as a behavioral therapist. In her free time, Stephanie enjoys traveling, hiking, camping, playing soccer, and spending time with family and friends.

Strengths: Harmony – Relator – Communication – Positivity – Developer


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