The Wellness team leads programs and initiatives to support the UCSF community in seven pillars of wellness and connect people to wellness resources.

What we do

The Wellness team leads annual and ongoing programs and initiatives to support staff and faculty wellness at UCSF. Visit our Wellness site to view our full array of offerings,
which include:

  • Leading enterprise-wide groups focusing on spreading a culture of wellness at UCSF: UCSF Wellbeing Committee, Wellness Champions
  • Managing the Wellness Resource Hub
  • Presentations to the UCSF community on the 7 Pillars of Wellness
  • Developing and administrating programs and initiatives to support well-being

Kathleen Yumul, Wellness Program Manager

Kathleen Yumul portrait

Kathleen Yumul, MPH, serves as the wellness program manager of the faculty and staff Wellness team, overseeing administration, operations and strategy for wellness programming and initiatives. Kathleen earned her master’s degree in public health with a concentration on community health education from San José State University; and her bachelor’s degree in psychology and human development from UC Davis.

Kathleen came to UCSF in 2015, opening the Adult and Cancer Services Referral Centers. In 2019, she joined the Wellness department. Kathleen is passionate about preventative care, health education, wellness, and shaping a culture of wellness at UCSF. She believes that supporting employee well-being is an integral part of organizational success and enjoys connecting people with resources to support their well-being.

Kathleen’s go-to wellness activities include spending time with family and friends, reading, yoga, walking, meditation, travel, hiking, journaling, exploring new restaurants, and taking care of her houseplants.

Sebastiani Romagnolo, Project Coordinator

Sebastiani Romagnolo portrait

Sebastiani Romagnolo is project coordinator and project policy analyst for the faculty and staff Wellness team. He administers UCSF-wide wellness programs and initiatives and provides analytic support for the department. Sebastiani holds a bachelor of fine arts degree from New York University.

Sebastiani joined UCSF's Wellness Department in the summer of 2022. He enjoys supporting the Wellness Champion program and other university-wide programs that aim to give voice to the real needs of the UCSF community. He brings an eclectic background in program administration across the arts, public health, and civic service fields.

Sebastiani loves to travel, cook, practice and teach yoga, and plan elaborate parties with his friends.