Office of the Dean
O’Dowd Hall, Room 428
586 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
(248) 370-3634

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Wellness Programming


What is OUWB Connect?

OUWB Connect is a social group created specifically for significant others of OUWB students.

Mission: To provide a safe and dependable environment that encourages social support, networking and activities for significant others of OUWB students.

connect group 2013

Activities: OUWB Connect has hosted many events, some of which include dinners, potlucks, & picnics. OUWB Connect has also participated in community service by adopting a family and is continuing to find ways to give back to the community!


connect welcome 2013

 connect group 2013

A Note from the OUWB Connect President

Welcome to the OUWB Connect webpage! We are always glad to have new significant others join our activities. Join our facebook page to keep in touch, and our calendar for upcoming events. Our hope is that Connect does just that- connects significant others in this unique medical school experience!

~ Holly Sweet, 
OUWB Connect President

Helpful Links

Downtown Rochester

Rochester Hills

City of Auburn Hills 

Downtown Royal Oak

Day Care in the area

If you have any questions regarding OUWB Connect or would like to join the group, please contact us at or 


connect second look dinner 2013

*Second Look Dinner hosted by OUWB Connect* 


Wellness at OUWB

"Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity."

~World Health Organization

What is Wellness?

Wellness focuses on maintaining a positive & healthy lifestyle. Achieving wellness means you are functioning at your optimal best intellectually, physically, socially, emotionally, occupationally and spiritually. Finding a balance between these different aspects in your life is key to attaining overall wellness. Wellness also means becoming aware of and making the right choices that lead to a healthier you.

Wellness Wheel

wellness wheel


Healthy Recipe Corner

Monthly Recipe:

Pumpkin Smoothie 


Other Wellness Links:

Oakland University Recreation Center

iPAUSE from Graham Health - Be Less Stressful, Be More Mindful


RARA (Rochester Avon Recreation Authority)

Metro Parks

Downtown Rochester Seasonal Events

5K races in the area

Detroit Zoo

Downtown Rochester Parks & Trails

Student Organic Farm at OU 



If you have questions regarding Wellness at OUWB, please contact Patricia Gillespie, MA, LPC, NCC at