Meet WP&AE Staff


E. Rachel Eskridge
Office of Wellness Programs and Alcohol Education



E. Rachel Eskridge, M.Ed. is the Director of Wellness Programs & Alcohol Education in the Office of the Dean of Students at Vanderbilt University. Previously, she worked for three years as the Outreach, Prevention, and Education Coordinator at the Vanderbilt Psychological and Counseling Center creating relationships, partnerships and programming across campus. She works specifically in the areas of alcohol and other drug prevention, suicide prevention, stress management, faculty and staff training, and coordination of care for students of concern. She created and oversees the peer educator group, LEAPS (Liaisons Educating & Advocating for Psychological Support).

Outreach and Education

Katherine S. Drotos CuthbertKatherine S. Drotos Cuthbert
Office of Wellness Programs and Alcohol Education

Katherine S. Drotos Cuthbert is with 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.


Jessica LuyandaJessica Luyanda
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.