Meet SHW Staff
Christiana Russell, Ph.D.
Director, Student Health and Wellness
2401 Vanderbilt Place, Suite #4112
Nashville, TN 37203
Dr. Russell attended The Ohio State University and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and also attended Georgia State University where she received a Bachelor of Science in Criminology. She returned to The Ohio State University to complete her graduate education and received her Master’s in Social Work and her doctorate in Human Development and Family Studies. She worked at Auburn University for 5 years and had dual appointment as a Faculty instructor in HDFS and Outreach Coordinator for K12 Education. She joined the Vanderbilt Community in 2013.
K. Louise Hanson, M.D.
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Medical Director, Student Health Center
Dr. Hanson completed her undergraduate degree at Cornell University and then came to Vanderbilt University for medical school, residency and chief residency in Internal Medicine. After several years in private practice in Nashville, she then moved to the Student Health Center in 1998, and became the medical director in July 2007.
Catherine Fuchs, M.D.
Professor of Psychiatry
Division, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Director, Psychological and Counseling Center
Dr. Fuchs completed her undergraduate degree at Vanderbilt University and also attended Vanderbilt for medical school and residency in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
Dr. Fuchs has been on the faculty since 1998 and is the Director of the University Psychological and Counseling Center. She teaches in the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry fellowship, and her clinical research is in the area of Pediatric Delirium.
Outreach and Education
Katherine S. Drotos Cuthbert
Office of Wellness Programs and Alcohol Education
Katherine S. Drotos Cuthbert is with the department of Student Health and Wellness and the Office of Wellness Programs & Alcohol Education. The office provides campus wide events and programming for students, staff, and faculty. Katherine is also the administrative facilitator of Vanderbilt Recovery Support (VRS), which supports students in recovery from alcohol and other drug abuse.
Rachel Eskridge, M.Ed.
Coordinator, Outreach and Prevention
Psychological and Counseling Center
Rachel Eskridge received her B.S.(’01) and M.Ed.(’07) from Vanderbilt. She has been at the Psychological and Counseling Center as the Program Coordinator for Education, Outreach and Prevention since August 2012.
Administrative Assistant II
Jessica Luyanda comes to Nashville from Melbourne, FL, where she served six years in the United States Air Force. While stationed there, she attended Columbia College, and obtained her Bachelor’s in Human Services. She is currently pursuing her Master’s in Clinical Counseling from Post University, and plans to graduate in 2015. Jessica is the new Student Health and Wellness Administrative Assistant II, and she is thrilled to be a part of the Vanderbilt family.