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Mental Health Ambassadors

 

Meet the Mental Health Ambassadors for the College of Medicine! These dedicated individuals received training on graduate student mental health and active listening skills. They are a great resource if you need to talk to someone or want assistance finding help. Feel free to reach out by email.

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Dr. Elliot Robinson

Assistant Professor, Neuroscience Graduate Program
elliott.robinson@cchmc.org
I'm a neurobiologist with avid interests in dopamine, running, and the Atlanta Braves.
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Emma Jones
Program Manager, Special Master’s Program in Physiology, Master’s Program in Pharmacology
jones2ee@ucmail.uc.edu
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Dr. Rachael Nolan
Assistant Professor, Master’s Program in Public Health
nolanra@ucmail.uc.edu
Fun fact – I am a thanatologist!
     
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Amanda Middleton
Program Manager, PhD Program in Molecular & Developmental Biology, Master’s Program in Biomedical Research Technologies
amanda.middleton@cchmc.org
I am a lifelong Cincinnati resident and graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a Bachelor’s Degree in International Affairs and a minor in German.
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Dr. Eric Wohleb
Assistant Professor, Neuroscience Graduate Program
eric.wohleb@uc.edu
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Dr. Michelle Burbage
Assistant Professor, Master’s Program in Public Health
burbagml@ucmail.uc.edu
I own over 50 house plants and love to travel. I have been to Ecuador, Guatemala, Morocco, France, Italy, Iceland, Israel, Egypt, and Jordan.
     
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Dr. Nurit Azouz
Assistant Professor, Immunology Graduate Program
nurit.azouz@cchmc.org
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Dr. Sarah Pixley
Associate Professor, Neuroscience Graduate Program, Systems Biology and Physiology Graduate Program, Biomedical Engineering Graduate Program
pixleysk@ucmail.uc.edu
I like to do K-12 Outreach, and my kids and I used to do horse-back riding, but now I help with miniature horses as therapy animals.
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Dr. Margaret Powers-Fletcher
Assistant Professor, Pathobiology and Molecular Medicine Graduate Program
powersmg@ucmail.uc.edu
     
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Dr. Yve Ulrich-Lai
Associate Professor, Neuroscience Graduate Program, Molecular, Cellular, and Biochemical Physiology Graduate Program, Systems Biology and Physiology Graduate Program
ulrichym@ucmail.uc.edu
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Dr. David Askew
Professor, Pathobiology and Molecular Medicine Graduate Programaskewds@ucmail.uc.edu
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Dr. Mark Baccei
Professor, Neuroscience Graduate Programbacceiml@ucmail.uc.edu
     
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Shumaila Ali
Program Coordinator, Genetic Counseling Graduate Program
shumaila.ali@cchmc.org
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Dr. Timothy Le Cras
Associate Dean, COM Office of Graduate Education
Associate Professor, Pediatrics
lecrast@ucmail.uc.edu
 






Amy Itescu
Associate to the Chair, Department of Environmental and Public Health Sciences

itescua@ucmail.uc.edu
     

Dr. Katharine Hobbing
Assistant Professor, Pharmacology and Systems Physiology
hobbinkr@ucmail.uc.edu

 

Dr. Ilya Vilinsky
Professor, Biological Sciences (A&S)
vilinsia@ucmail.uc.edu

 

Dr. Laura Conforti
Professor, Internal Medicine
conforl@ucmail.uc.edu

     

Dr. Roger Worrell
Associate Professor, Systems Biology and Physiology Graduate Program
worrelrt@ucmail.uc.edu

 

Dr. Ian Lewkowich
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics (CCHMC)
ian.lewkowich@cchmc.org

  

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