Health Promotion Team

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


Marla McBride.

Marla McBride, MS, CRC

Director of Health Promotion

Anna Sotelo-Peryea.

Anna Sotelo-Peryea, MUP, CA

Associate Director

Violence Prevention Coordinator


Emily Bystrak.

Emily Bystrak

Health Promotion Program Assistant

Janice Cochran.

Janice Cochran, MS, RD, CDN

Nutrition and Physical Activity Promotion Coordinator

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Lily Daun-Barnett, AKC, SPCA

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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 Counseling Services, Health Services, and 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

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University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY 14260-2100

Phone: (716) 645-3036