BA, Harvard University, History & Literature, Magna Cum Laude

PhD, University of Pennsylvania, History and Women's Studies

Coaching Training

Sage School Health Coaching and Herbal Educator Certification

Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Certification

Intuitive Eating Pro-Skills Training

Body Image Reset Training

Penn Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Training

Other Experience

Health Coach at Montgomery Integrative Health Group

Executive Director, Breakthrough of Greater Philadelphia

Special Assistant to the Deputy Secretary of Education, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania


Professor of History, Women's Studies and Social Work, University of Pennsylvania

Director, Public Policy Research Institute, Temple University

15-year-long mindfulness (insight) meditation practice and student of Buddhist psychology and practice 🙏

Mother of two amazing young adults, who have been my greatest teachers 

Dog lover 🐕

Education and Training

What Others Have Said

"Dana is a wise and compassionate coach. Her remarkable knowledge and synthesis of health information and gentle guidance helps cut through all the confusion around how to truly be healthy and happy."

"Dana, I honestly don't know where I would be without your guidance through this rough time. Your combination of warmth, compassion and broad knowledge are amazing. Thank you so much for everything!"