Graduate Faculty Council on Student Mental Wellness

 

Mental Health Matters

 

 

GBS is partnering with UAB Graduate School and UAB Counseling Services to offer the Graduate Faculty Council on Student Mental Wellness.  The council values the total well-being of the student, including academic, mental health, social and physical health.

 

 

 

Mental Health Matters Fall 2018 Workshop Series:

  • Mental Health Matters: Foundations
    • September 28th, 11am-1pm. EB 243*
    • October 19th, 10am-12noon. SHEL 515
    • November 6th, 11am-1pm. EB 243*
    • November 28th, 1-3pm. SHEL 515
  • QPR Suicide Intervention Certification
    • October 15th, 11am-1pm. EB 243*
    • December 5th, 11am-1pm. EB 243*

*Lunch provided

For more information and to register, visit the Center for Teaching and Learning website

 

The Graduate Faculty Council on Student Mental Wellness works to: 

  • Ensure that faculty are knowledgeable and competent in supporting student well-being 
  • Create policy and programs that support students in accessing supports on and off campus
  • Provide resources and support to students around mental health concerns
  • Stay apprised of current issues, trends and concerns of UAB graduate students related to well-being

 

The following members are trained and active participants in graduate student wellness: 

      • *Chad M. Petit, Ph.D. (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) Assistant Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics 
      • *Robin G. Lorenz, M.D., Ph.D. (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) Associate Dean, Pathology and Medical Education
      • *Lori L. McMahon, Ph.D. (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) Dean, Graduate School 
      • *David A. Schneider, Ph.D. (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) Associate Dean, Graduate Biomedical Sciences 
      • *Jessica E. Stephenson, NCC (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) Program Manager, Graduate Biomedical Sciences
      • *Angela M. Stowe, Ph.D., LPC, NCC (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) Director, Student Counseling Services
      • Jami Armbrester, MS (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) Director, Doctoral Career Services
      • Yabing Chen, Ph.D. (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) Professor, Molecular and Cellular Pathology
      • Cristin Gavin, Ph.D. (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) Assistant Professor, Neurobiology
      • Todd J. Green, Ph.D. (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) Assistant Professor, Microbiology
      • Anita Hjelmeland, Ph.D. (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) Assistant Professor, Neurobiology
      • Natalia Y. Kedishvili, Ph.D. (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics 
      • Lucas Pozzo-Miller, Ph.D. (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) Professor, Neurobiology
      • Nicole Riddle, Ph.D. (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) Assistant Professor, Biology
      • Robert van Waardenburg, Ph.D. (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) Assistant Professor, Pharmacology and Toxicology 
      • Alyssa Zasada, MEd (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) Program Manager, Graduate Biomedical Sciences

 *Council Members 

 

Faculty, staff, and students may reach out to the Graduate Faculty Council on Student Mental Wellness or request counseling services from UAB Counseling Services for students or faculty & staff