University Health & Wellness Center

Wellness Team

Dr. Julie Day M.D.

Dr. Julie Day

Julie Day is an Internal Medicine physician. Along with practicing general internal medicine, Dr. Day is the Medical Director at the Redwood Health Center. She earned her medical degree from the University of Utah in 1979 and then went on to postgraduate training in Internal Medicine at the LDS Hospital. In her spare time, Dr. Day is involved with church activities and enjoys reading, stream fishing and spending time with her family.





Kelly McLeod BA

Kelly Schmuckal BA

Kelly McLeod is a native of Michigan and earned a bachelor’s degree from Alma College in Exercise and Health Science. She is the Manager of Corporate Health and Wellness for the University of Utah’s Hospital and Clinics Health and Wellness Center. Kelly has several years of experience in the Health and Wellness field. When she is not helping others, she enjoys trail running, mountain biking, and alpine skiing.



Kelly Miller R.D. CDE

Kelly Miller

Kelly, is a registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator for the University of Utah’s Health and Wellness Center. She has enjoyed working in the field of nutrition and health for the past 19 years. Kelly moved from Missouri to Salt Lake City so that her family could enjoy a “small town feel” and the opportunities that the mountains of Utah provide. When she’s not helping people develop ways to achieve their nutrition and health goals, she enjoys trail running, Nordic skiing and time with her family.



Michaelene Waters BS

Michaelene Waters

Michaelene is a Health Coach for the Health and Wellness Center. She earned a Bachelors of Science degree in Health Promotion and Nutrition Education from Weber State University and is both a Certified Health Education Specialist and an American College of Sports Medicine Health and Fitness Specialist. She was raised in the great state of Idaho and enjoys taking long walks, hiking, gardening and tackling home improvement projects.



Phil Hofeling BS


Phil Hofeling is a native of Salt Lake City, Utah. He grew up in the Holladay/Cottonwood area and graduated from Cottonwood High School. He earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Health Promotion and Education and a Certificate in Gerontology from the University of Utah. He has 10+ years experience in Public Health and Health and Wellness Coaching/Counseling. His areas of expertise include: tobacco prevention and control (including individually-tailored cessation counseling and strategies), physical activity and nutrition. He enjoys basketball, running, swimming, raquetball and wrestling with his three boys! He has completed two St. George, UT marathons.

Kelly McPherson BS

Kelly McPherson

After being diagnosed with Type II diabetes in 2002, Kelly turned to triathlon to manage her health. Since then she has graduated from the University of Utah in Health Promotion and education and completed over 40 local triathlons along with one half iron and one iron distance race. She is also a frequent flyer on her bicycle as she pedals around town or in local distance cycling events. Kelly is a strong advocate for health in her community and has been involved in several local grassroots projects in her city. She enjoys cooking, gardening, quilting and cycling. Kelly resides in South Jordan with her husband of 20+ years and 5 children ages 10 to 21.



Jordan Harris BS

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Jordan was born and raised in Utah and absolutely loves it here. He graduated from the University of Utah with a B.S. in Exercise Science and a minor in Nutrition. Most recently he worked in cardiac rehabilitation at the University of Utah Hospital as an Exercise Specialist. He was able to do exercise prescription for anyone with heart issues ranging from heart attack to heart transplant with the goal of getting back to full health. Jordan also has experience teaching resistance training and circuit training classes at the University of Utah. He is a college football fanatic and never misses a game (GO UTES!). He loves being outdoors and in nature even though he is probably the only Utah native who has never been skiing. During the summer he spends his time hunting, fishing, and camping with his family.  He loves to run and lift weights, and play any sport he can to stay active.



Heather Johnson MS

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Heather is a native of Arizona and loves everything where the sun is involved. She received her bachelor's degree from Brigham Young University and taught high school for several years after. Heather then decided to go back to school and receive her graduate degree in Exercise Physiology from the University of Utah. When Heather is not working, you can find her on a basketball court or on the lake wakeboarding. 




Ellen Maxfield MS

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Ellen is a Health Coach for the Health and Wellness Center. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science from College of Idaho and a Master of Science degree in Public Health from Western Illinois University. She loves health education and has gained her Certified Health Education Specialist credential to further her knowledge and abilities. In her spare time, Ellen enjoys traveling, swimming, camping, and reading. 




Elizabeth Dall MS

coming soon

A native ‘Utahn’, Elizabeth is excited to be a part of the University of Utah Health and Wellness Coaching team.  Her credentials include a masters degree in Exercise Physiology from the University of Utah with an emphasis in wellness coaching, Certified Health Fitness Specialist from the American College of Sports Medicine, and Certified Personal Trainer from the National Academy of Sports Medicine. Some of Elizabeth's interests include running, mountain biking, traveling, and baking. She believes in the motto, “the greatest wealth is health” and seeks to share that with those she coaches.