DOCC 2015


Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Opening Keynote Presentation

A Long-term View of the Student Mental Health Crisis: Lessons Learned over 25 Years Michael D. Young, PhD, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs (retired), University of California Santa Barbara

Elke Smeets, PhD, Lecturer, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, Netherlands;


  • Ban Busy and Make Mindful for Less Stress [Prezi] Kellie Carbone, MA, Health Educator, Wolverine Wellness/University Health Service, University of Michigan; Amy Homkes-Hayes, MSW, Coordinator, The Career Center, Integrative Learning Manager, Student Life, Adjunct Lecturer, College of LS&A, University of Michigan; Joy Pehlke, MEd, Health Educator, Wolverine Wellness/University Health Service, University of Michigan; Jennifer Wegner, MEd, Assistant Director, Office of Student Affairs, U-M College of Engineering

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Panel Discussion

Redefining the Culture of Stress: A Leadership Perspective Javaune Adams-Gaston, Ph.D, Vice President for Student Life, The Ohio State University; Gina Casalegno, BA, MS, Dean of Student Affairs and Associate Vice President, Carnegie Mellon University; Susan H. Murphy, PhD, Vice President, Student and Academic Services, Cornell University 


Closing Keynote

Rethinking Stress: The Role of Mindsets in Determining the Stress Response
Alia Crum, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Stanford University



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.


William and Lisa Ford Foundation


Katherine and Tom Goldberg


Aetna Student Health

University of Michigan


Office of the Provost
College of Engineering 
School of Public Health 
School of Social Work
College of Pharmacy
Health System
Division of Student Life
Law School
Newnan Academic Advising Center
Rackham Graduate School
Ross School of Business
School of Dentistry
School of Music, Theatre & Dance
School of Natural Resources and Environment 
School of Nursing
School of Information
School of Kinesiology