Wellness and Work-Life Team


Manager of Wellness and Work-Life

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, 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 has been teaching Pilates Reformer at the Student Recreation Center for the past 10 years.  

Program Coordinator, Ashlie Bowman

Ashlie Bowman is an alumna of The University of Alabama with a B.A. in Journalism and an M.A. in Health Studies and is also a Certified Health Education Specialist. She has worked in varying capacities at the University since 2015 and was excited to join the Wellness and Work-Life team in January 2020. She is a certified yoga instructor, group fitness instructor, and personal trainer and has been working at the Student Recreation Center for the past five years, which is what began her passion for helping others achieve their health goals. In addition to all types of fitness, both indoors and out, she enjoys spending her free time reading and traveling.

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.  

WellBAMA Nurse Educator, Wellness and Work-Life

Abby Horton, MSN, 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.