Health Promotion Team

Our multidisciplinary team of professionals helps students learn lifelong skills and create a healthier campus.

  • Leadership

    • Marla McBride.

      Marla McBride, MS, CRC

      Director of Health Promotion

    • Anna Sotelo-Peryea.

      Anna Sotelo-Peryea, MUP, CA

      Associate Director

      Violence Prevention Coordinator

  • Staff

    • Emily Bystrak.

      Emily Bystrak

      Health Promotion Program Assistant

    • Janice Cochran.

      Janice Cochran, MS, RD, CDN

      Nutrition and Physical Activity Promotion Coordinator

    • Lily, a white and tan Cockapoo and Cavalier King Charles Spaniel mix, sitting in a field of purple flowers.

      Lily Daun-Barnett, AKC, SPCA

      Therapy Dog

    • Sharlynn Daun-Barnett.

      Sharlynn Daun-Barnett, LMSW, CWC

      Wellness Coaching, Stress Reduction and Tobacco Cessation Program Coordinator

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      Sean Foster

      Alcohol and Other Drug Harm Reduction Coordinator

    • Katie Leonard.

      Katie Leonard, MSW

      Alcohol and Other Drug College Prevention Coordinator

    • Aaron Maracle.

      Aaron Maracle, LMSW

      Violence Prevention Specialist

    • Jackie Piciulo.

      Jackie Piciulo, MSEd, CASAC-T

      Alcohol and Other Drug Harm Reduction Program Coordinator

Part of Student Wellness

Student Wellness is comprised of mental health counselors, medical providers and health educators from three collaborative units at UB:

  • Counseling Services
  • Health Services
  • Health Promotion

We work together to provide a variety of quality services and programs focused on physical and emotional health to promote student success and well-being.

Short-term on campus mental health support

University at Buffalo
120 Richmond Quadrangle, North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14261

Phone: (716) 645-2720; Fax: (716) 645-2175

Preventative health and wellness education

Health Promotion

Student Life

University at Buffalo
114 Student Union, North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260

Phone: (716) 645-2837; Fax: (716) 645-6234

Primary, non-emergency medical care

Health Services

Student Life

University at Buffalo
Michael Hall, 3435 Main Street, South Campus
Buffalo, NY 14214

Phone: (716) 829-3316; Fax: (716) 829-2564

NYS Vaccination Clinics

UB's Health Services is unable to provide information about the NY State Department of Health’s COVID vaccination clinics being held at Harriman Hall on UB’s South Campus. For information about these clinics, including eligibility and to make an appointment, please call the NYS Health Department’s COVID vaccine hotline phone number: 1-833-697-4829 (1-833-NYS-4-VAX) or refer to their website.

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University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY 14260-2100

Phone: (716) 645-3036