Board of Expert Advisors
Kathryn P. (Tina) Alessandria, Ph.D., L.P.C.M.H., N.C.C., A.C.S.
Chair and Associate Professor of Counselor Education at West Chester University; Chair of HEMHA (ACCA representative)
Paul Appelbaum, M.D.
Past President of the American Psychiatric Association, the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law; Professor of Psychiatry and Director, Division of Psychiatry, Law, and Ethics, Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University
Amelia Arria, Ph.D.
Director of the Center on Young Adult Health and Development at University of Maryland; Lead investigator, Maryland College Life Study
Victor Barr, Ph.D.
Director of Student Counseling Center at University of Tennessee
Paul Barreira, M.D.
Director of Harvard University Health Services
Karen Bower, J.D.
Higher Education and Mental Health Attorney
Chris Brownson, Ph.D.
Associate Vice President for Student Affairs; Director of the Counseling and Mental Health Center, University of Texas, Austin; National Mental Health Consultant to Teach For America
Traci Callandrillo, Ph.D.
Assistant Director for Clinical Services at the Counseling Center at American University; HEMHA representative, American Psychological Association
Major E.R. (Gene) Deisinger, Ph.D.
Managing Partner, SIGMA Threat Management Associates
Louise Douce, Ph.D.
Special Assistant, Student Life; Assistant Vice President for Student Life and Director Counseling and Consultation Service, retired; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, The Ohio State University
Greg Eells, Ph.D.
Associate Director of Gannett Health Services at Cornell University, and Director of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS); Former president of AUCCCD
Richard Eichler, Ph.D.
Executive Director, Counseling and Psychological Services, Health Services at Columbia University
Daniel Eisenberg, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Health Management and Policy at University of Michigan School of Public Health; Lead investigator, Healthy Minds Study
Robert Gallagher, Ph.D.
Former Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs at the University of Pittsburgh and Counseling Center Director; Coordinator of annual IACS/ACCA counseling center director survey
Elizabeth Gong Guy, Ph.D.
Executive Director, Campus and Student Resilience, UCLA Division of Student Affairs; Associate Clinical Professor, UCLA Department of Psychology; Director, Depression Grand Challenge Awareness & Hope Patient Advocacy; Past President, AUCCCD
Madelyn Gould, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Professor of Clinical Epidemiology (in Psychiatry); Deputy Director of Research Training Program in Child Psychiatry, Columbia University/New York State Psychiatric Institute
Paul Grayson, Ph.D.
Director of Counseling and Wellness Center at Marymount Manhattan College; Co-Editor, Journal of College Student Psychotherapy
Jennifer Haubenreiser, M.A., FACHA
Director of Health Promotion at Montana State University; Past President, ACHA
Denise Hayes, Ph.D.
Vice President for Student Affairs at Claremont University Consortium; Past President, AUCCCD
Ralph Hingson, Sc.D., M.P.H.
Director at Division of Epidemiology and Prevention Research, NIAAA
Jerald Kay, M.D.
Professor and Retired Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at Wright State University’s Boonshoft School of Medicine
Peter Lake, J.D.
Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Higher Education Law and Policy at Stetson University College of Law
Luis G. Manzo, Ph.D.
Executive Director of Student Wellness, St. John’s University
Antonia McPherson, M.A.
Previous Executive Director, LEAD Pittsburgh
Phil Meilman, Ph.D.
Director of Counseling and Psychiatric Services at Georgetown University; Co-Editor, Journal of College Student Psychotherapy; Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Matthew Miller, M.D., M.P.H. Sc.D.
Deputy Director, Harvard Injury Control Research Center; Associate Professor of Health Policy, Harvard School of Public Health
Timothy L. Neal, M.S., A.T., A.T.C.
Assistant Professor, Health and Human Performance, Concordia University Ann Arbor
Monica Osburn, Ph.D.
Past President of the American College Counseling Association (ACCA) and Director of Counseling at NC State University
Director, GunFreeKids.org and The Campaign to Keep Guns off Campus
Bernice Pescosolido, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor of Sociology at Indiana University and Director of the Indiana Consortium for Mental Health Services Research
Michelle Riba, M.D., M.S.
Professor and Associate Chair of Psychiatry, University of Michigan; Past President, American Psychiatric Association
Samuel Seward, M.D.
Former Associate Vice President and Medical Director at Columbia University
Richard Shadick, Ph.D.
Director, Counseling Center at Pace University; Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychology
Micky M. Sharma, Psy.D.
Director, Office of Student Life Counseling and Consultation Service at The Ohio State University; President, Association for University and College Counseling Center Directors
Mort Silverman, M.D.
Senior advisor to Suicide Prevention Resource Center; Editor Emeritus, Suicide and Life Threatening Behavior
Andrew Solomon, Ph.D.
Author; Lecturer on Politics, Culture, and Psychology, Columbia University Medical Center
Lyn Sommer, Ph.D, A.B.P.P., C.G.P.
Clinical Psychologist in Westport, CT, recovery psychologist/coach; Fellow of the American Academy of Psychotherapists (AAP), Co-founder of AAP’s Scholarship
training program for new practitioners
Cory Wallack, Ph.D.
Director at the Syracuse University Counseling Center
Khadijah Booth Watkins, M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Weill Cornell Medical College, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
Janis Whitlock, Ph.D., M.P.H
Director of the Cornell Research Program on Self-Injurious Behaviors