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Leadership Team

Julie Edwards, MHA

Director of Health Promotion
julie.edwards@uchicago.edu
T: 773.702.8247

BA, Communications, Iowa Wesleyan University, Mt. Pleasant, Iowa

MHA, University of St. Francis, Jollet, IL


Marc Ehman, MS, MPH

Executive Director, Student Health and Wellness
mce@uchicago.edu

BA, James Madison University

MS, Georgetown University

MPH, The George Washington University


Meeta Kumar, PhD

Director of Student Counseling
kumarm@uchicago.edu

BA, Psychology, Philosophy, and English Literature, Nizam College, Hyderabad, India

MA, Psychology, Osmania University, Hyderabad, India

PhD, Counseling Psychology, Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania

Clinical Internship, Counseling and Psychological Services, University of Pennsylvania


Richard McDonough, MD

Senior Medical Director for Student Health; Clinical Associate, Department of Family Medicine
rmcdonough1@uhs.bsd.uchicago.edu
T: 773-702-4156

BS, Xavier University

MD, University of Illinois

Residency, Family Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Mario Polizzi

Assistant Vice President for Student Services
mpolizzi@uchicago.edu
T: 773.702.0851

BA, Communications, DePaul University

MBA, Northwestern University


Deborah Pratt

Deborah Pratt

Administrative Director for Student Counseling; Co-Coordinator of Let's Talk
dm-pratt@uchicago.edu
T: 773.702.9800

BA, Human Development, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, St. Mary’s City, MD


Aimee Saari, MHA

Senior Director of Operations, Student Health and Wellness
saari@uchicago.edu
T: 773.834.1015

BS, Health Care Management, Southern Illinois University

MHA, University of St. Francis


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