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Event Schedule

Thursday, March 26, 2020
Leon Lowenstein 12th Floor Lounge | 113 West 60th Street | Fordham University | Lincoln Center Campus | New York City

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9:30 a.m.


  • Dennis Jacobs, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
9:45 a.m.

Panel: Global and Campus Trends in Mental Health

  • Randy Auerbach - Associate Professor in Psychiatry, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, and Division of Clinical Developmental Neuroscience, Sackler Institute, Director of the Translational Research on Affective Disorders and Suicide Laboratory, Co-Director - WHO World Mental Health International College Student Initiative.
  • Jeff Ng - Director, Counseling and Psychological Services, Fordham University
  • Christie-Bell Garcia,  Assistant Dean for Student Support and Success, Fordham College Rose Hill, Fordham University

Moderator: Rachel Annunziato, Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives, Professor of Psychology, Fordham College Rose Hill, Fordham University.

11:15 a.m.

Panel: Demystifying and Destigmatizing Mental Health

  • Victor Schwartz, MD, Chief Medical Officer, The Jed Foundation
  • Fr. David Marcotte, Associate Professor of Psychology, Associate Director of Clinical Training, Fordham College Rose Hill, Fordham University
  • Elizabeth Stone, Professor of English, Fordham University

Moderator: Keith Eldredge, Assistant Vice President and Dean of Students - Lincoln Center, Fordham University

12:30 p.m. LUNCH
1:30 p.m.

Panel: Interactive Session: Breaking Down Silos / Integration

  • Jessica Ballou, Associate Director of Residential Life at Rose Hill for Substance Abuse Prevention and Mental Health, Fordham University
  • Michele Burris, Associate Vice President for Student Affairs, Fordham University
  • Jenifer Campbell, Executive Director of Residential Life, Lincoln Center, Fordham University
  • John Carroll, Associate Vice President for Public Safety, Fordham University
  • Alex Fischer, Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Residential Life, Fordham University Rose Hill
  • Greer Jason-DiBartolo, Associate Dean for Academic Administration, Gabelli School of Business, Fordham University.
  • Dr. Stephanie Quade, Dean of Students, Marquette University

Moderator: Christopher Rodgers, Assistant Vice President and Dean of Students, Rose Hill, Fordham University.

2:30 p.m.

Keynote: Paul Tough, author of the New York Times bestseller, The Years That Matter Most

Introduction: Jeffrey L. Gray, Senior Vice President for Student Affairs, Fordham University

3:45 p.m. Panel and Table Discussion Debrief
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Reception and Poster Presentations