Wellness and Work-Life Team

Manager of Wellness and Work-Life, Carolyn MacVicar

Carolyn MacVicar is a graduate of the University of Georgia with a B.S. degree in Nutrition/Dietetics. She finds helping faculty and staff achieve a more balanced, healthy lifestyle very rewarding.  She has coordinated programs and services for diverse populations and acquired extensive knowledge in program development and delivery. As a mother of three, who works full-time and maintains a healthy lifestyle, she identifies with the challenges of integrating health behaviors into a busy lifestyle and enjoys helping people navigate these challenges.  In addition to her work in the wellness office, she is an avid runner and loves paddleboarding on Lake Tuscaloosa.

Program Coordinator, Miranda McKee

Miranda McKee joined the Wellness and Work-Life team in July 2021. She graduated from The University of Alabama in 2016 with a B.S. in Food and Nutrition. She has experience as a dietary manager and project coordinator in the healthcare setting. Being in these positions has further grown her passion to promote health and wellness in the community. Being a wife and busy mom of two young boys, she can relate to the struggle of finding the perfect life balance. When outside of the office, Miranda likes to spend time with family and try new restaurants around town.

  Program Coordinator, Sierra Morris

Sierra Morris is the newest member of the Wellness and Work-Life team, joining us in June 2023. She graduated from the University of Tennessee with an M.S. in Sport and Performance Psychology, holds a certification in corporate wellness, and has a background in resilience training with military soldiers and athletes. Being new to Tuscaloosa, she is excited to further develop the focus on holistic wellness for faculty, staff, and the community. As a former semi-professional rugby player, Sierra loves challenging her physical and mental limits. She is now a half and full marathon runner, avid scuba diver, healthy baker, world traveler, and dog mom.

WellBAMA Nurse Educator, Wellness and Work-Life, Abby Horton

Abby Horton, EdD, RN, CHC, CLC, currently teaches full-time at Capstone College of Nursing and has been on faculty since 2014 and has 10 years of nursing experience.  She enjoys sharing her knowledge of health and wellness with the UA Community.  She is a Certified Holistic Health and Life Coach, who is passionate about helping others reach their potential and achieve their wellness goals. Her focus is to teach and encourage the mastery of habit change. She also serves as a WellBAMA Ambassador for The UA Honors College, as an Adjunct Faculty Member.