Middle School Wellness

A vital component of a "moral, happy, productive" life — Durham Academy's goal for each student — is physical, social-emotional and mental wellness.

Wellness Professionals

Teachers are at the heart of wellness efforts, and to enhance care for students and bolster our medical policies and procedures, DA also relies on multiple health professionals.

Hunter Babwah, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, is DA’s health director. Parents may occasionally hear from Babwah regarding health alerts and advice.

The Middle School counselor is Chrissie Bushey. She is available for individual counseling and small group discussions throughout the year and is available to discuss and advise on such topics as bullying, improving academic averages, making new friends, settling disputes between students, dealing with peer and/or home pressure and other topics.

Dr. Walker Robinson serves as DA’s collaborating physician, supervising sports medicine education programming and schoolwide health care policies and protocols.

On the Middle School campus for a portion of the school day is one of our three certified athletic trainers. These professionals emergency management and care, concussion management and injury prevention.