Meet SCCS Staff

Christiana Russell, Ph.D.Christiana Russell, Ph.D.
Director, Student Care and Community Support
2401 Vanderbilt Place, Suite #1110B
Nashville, TN 37235
Phone: 615-322-0480

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.

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 Student Care and Community Support 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.


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.