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2011 Conference Highlights

Monday, March 28, 2011


  • Campus Connect Gatekeeper Training: An Overview
    Susan Pasco, LCSW-R, Associate Director, Syracuse University Counseling Center
  • Creatively Imagining the Role and Use of Technology in Depression Treatment
    Moderator: Ian Birky, PhD, Director, Counseling & Psychological Services, Lehigh University.
    Panelists: Noopur Agarwal, MBA, Director of Public Affairs, MTV; Adam Kaplin, MD, PhD, Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; Michael C. Klein, PhD, Grants Administrator /Clinical Psychologist, New York University Student Health Center, and Co-Project Director, National College Depression Partnership
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy: An Evidence-Based Treatment for Depression
    Heather Flynn, PhD, Associate Professor, University of Michigan Department of Psychiatry; Director, Women`s Mental Health Program and Adult Psychotherapy Services in Outpatient Psychiatry
  • Successful Models for Campus Peer-to-Peer Support Programs
    Chinyere Neale, MURB, Health Educator, University Health Service, University of Michigan; Tiffany O`Meara, PhD, Counseling and Psychological Services, University of California, San Diego; Jason Robertson, DHSc, MPH, CHES, RHEd, Wellness Coordinator, The Wellness Center of Student Health Services, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • Student Workshop - Creating Community and Strengthening Social Networks
    Courtney Knowles, BS, Executive Director, Jed Foundation; Alison Malmon, Founder and Executive Director, Active Minds, Inc.

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Opening Panel Discussion

A Public Health Approach to Depression on College Campuses: Implications of Recent IOM Prevention Studies
Moderator: Kenneth Warner, PhD, Avedis Donabedian Distinguished University Professor of Public Health and Professor, Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan School of Public Health 
Panelists: William Beardslee, MD, Gardner/Monks Professor of Child Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; Director, Baer Prevention Initiatives, Department of Psychiatry, Children`s Hospital Boston
E. Jane Costello, PhD, Co-Director, Center for Developmental Epidemiology, Duke University Health System; Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine

Concurrent Sessions


Special Thanks to our Donors

The Depression on College Campuses Conference organizers would like to thank the following for their financial contributions to this effort. Without their support and collaboration, this University-wide initiative would not be possible.


Katherine and Tom Goldberg
Ada Louise Wilkie


The Charles E. Kubly Foundation

University of Michigan

Medical School
College of Engineering
Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies
Office of the Provost
School of Social Work
School of Public Health
College of Pharmacy
Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
Law School
Newnan Academic Advising Center, College of Literature, Science & the Arts
Office of the Vice President, Division of Student Affairs
School of Dentistry
School of Nursing
School of Kinesiology
School of Natural Resources and Environment
Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning
School of Information