Student Wellness Program

Student Affairs & Wellness Committee

The Student Affairs & Wellness Committee in the College of Medicine is comprised of faculty, staff, and students who all have a diverse passion for engaging in student wellness. The committee meets on the second Tuesday of every month and encourages input from all members to help enhance the well-being of students throughout their medical school journey and beyond. All students, staff, and faculty are welcome to join in and engage their passion for well-being!



Committee Co-chairs:

Rochelle Frank, MD 
Associate Professor of Neurology
Clerkship Director – Neurology 

Committee members:

Valerie Gerriets, PhD 
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

Darilyn Falck, MD, FACEP
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Co-director of Emergency Medicine Clerkship

Sherif Zaher, PsyD


Louis F. Glaser, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Floyd Culler, MD 
Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, Admissions and Outreach
Professor of Pediatrics, Endocrinology, and Clinical Skills

Xiaodong Feng, PhD, PharmD
Associate Dean of Student Affairs, Admissions and Outreach
Professor of Pharmacology and Oncology


Students: Timothy Yang, Hera Wu, Alana Freifeld, Nicholas Peterson, Stephanie Chou, Asal Homayouni, Nadija Rieser, Rosalie Perrot, Neeraj Ramakrishnan, Rohaum Hamidi, Daniella Schochet, Gabriella Goodlin, Priya Reddy


The passionate committee members have further branched their interests and developed subcommittees in the following areas:

  • New Student Outreach
  • Academic Assistance/Peer Counseling
  • Service and Community Outreach
  • Health and Well-being
  • Outdoor Activities

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