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美狮贵宾会登录中心选择博士. 斯蒂芬妮·布鲁克斯 as Inaugural Dean of the New College of 健康

美狮贵宾会登录中心(2022年5月23日)- After a national search, 美狮贵宾会登录中心 has selected 斯蒂芬妮·布鲁克斯, Ph.D., LCSW, LMFT as inaugural dean of the newly forming College of 健康. Dr. 布鲁克斯 is currently a clinical professor and senior associate dean and for 健康 Professions and Faculty Affairs in the College of Nursing and 健康 Professions at Drexel University in Philadelphia and will officiDr. 斯蒂芬妮·布鲁克斯ally join 美狮贵宾会登录中心 on August 22, 2022.

“Dr. 布鲁克斯 brings the perfect combination of disciplinary skill, leadership skills and temperament to marshal the various programs in our new College of 健康, which will create innovative and sustainable solutions to address health challenges facing our society,” 尼加曼斯·斯里达尔博士说.D., interim provost and senior vice president of academic affairs. “We look forward to working with Dr. 布鲁克斯在锻造partnerships across the various communities and healthcare organizations in Northeast Ohio.”

Cleveland State’s College of 健康 is forming through 美狮贵宾会登录中心2.0, the university’s aggressive, growth-oriented plan to be a stronger, more focused institution. The College of 健康 encompasses the following academic units, that were previously part of other university colleges or were standalone departments: Communication Sciences and Disorders, Exercise Science/Community 健康, 健康 Sciences/Public 健康, 音乐疗法, 职业治疗, 物理治疗, School of Nursing and School of Social Work.

“The focused College of 健康 links 美狮贵宾会登录中心 to the city’s world class health care providers and allows us to have a special emphasis on health in an urban context, 博士. 布鲁克斯 is uniquely qualified to lead through her clinical and scholarly work,” added Dr. bloom.

“The future of health and wellness are rooted in access to care, eliminating disparities and culturally responsive institutions and providers who truly value the communities they service,“博士说. 布鲁克斯. “I choose the College of 健康 at 美狮贵宾会登录中心 because of the opportunity to build an inclusive workforce prepared to make that difference through education, 研究, 实践, 和服务. I want students to know that we will truly see them and all their possibilities.”

Over her 27 years at Drexel University, Dr. 布鲁克斯 held numerous administrative positions in the Departments of Couple and Family Therapy and Counseling and Family Therapy as department chair, clinical director of training and director for master and PhD in Couple Family Therapy programs. Prior to Drexel she worked as a clinical director in outpatient psychiatry and as a social worker on the psychiatric consultation liaison team. From 2015-2020 she served as the executive program consultant for the Substance Abuse and Mental 健康 Services (SAMHSA) American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Minority Fellowship master and doctoral programs.

Dr. 布鲁克斯 is an advisory board member for the SAMHSA-funded American Psychological Association Interdisciplinary Minority Fellowship program and is a site visitor and former commissioner for the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education. She also serves on the 董事会 for the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Foundation.

Dr. 布鲁克斯 obtained her PhD in Couple and Family Therapy from Drexel University, and holds a MSW from the University of Pennsylvania. She received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from William Paterson University.

Her scholarly interests include interdisciplinary 实践, couple and family therapy education, 监督和培训, 多样性, 种族与社会公正, Person of the Therapist training working with couples and families coping with ADHD, 药物使用和滥用, 抑郁症和创伤. She recently co-edited a book entitled, The Opioid Epidemic: Medical, Nursing, Counseling and. 行为治疗.

布鲁克斯 is a clinical fellow and approved supervisor in the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy, licensed clinical social worker, 注册结婚, and family therapists and currently maintains a private 实践 in Philadelphia.