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

    • Olivia Case.

      Olivia Case, MSW/MPH

      Alcohol and Other Drug Harm Reduction Program Coordinator

    • Janice Cochran.

      Janice Cochran, MS, RD, CDN

      Nutrition and Physical Activity Promotion Coordinator

    • Joshua Elston.

      Joshua Elston

      Financial Wellness Coach

    • Amanda Fries headshot.

      Amanda Fries

      Program Assistant

    • Aaron Maracle.

      Aaron Maracle, LMSW

      Violence Prevention Specialist

    • Jackie Piciulo.

      Jackie Piciulo, MSEd, CASAC-T

      Interim Stress Reduction Program Coordinator

    • Sean Foster.

      Kayla Spangenberg

      Stress Management Specialist

Part of Student Wellness

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

  • Health Promotion
  • Counseling Services
  • Student Health Services

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

University at Buffalo
1st Floor Michael Hall, South Campus
Buffalo, NY 14214

Phone: (716) 829-5800

Preventative health and wellness education

Health Promotion

Student Life

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114 Student Union, North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260

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

Primary, non-emergency medical care

University at Buffalo
4350 Maple Rd
Amherst, NY 14226

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

1 Capen
University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY 14260-2100

Phone: (716) 645-3036