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Carlo Ciotoli, MD, MPA
Associate Vice President for Student Health, New York University
Co-Director, Network for Improvement and Innovation in College Health

Carlo Ciotoli, MD, MPA, is Associate Vice President for Student Health and Executive Director of the Student Health Center at New York University. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Medicine. Carlo oversees the NYU Student Health Center, which is comprised of a comprehensive and integrated set of medical, counseling, health promotion, and ancillary services; staffed by more than 225 FTE employees; and generates over 130,000 patient visits a year. Carlo has a track record of leadership and achievement in medical management and re-engineering of ambulatory care processes and outcomes, and improving access to preventive health services on college campuses. Under Carlo’s leadership, the NYU Student Health Center has received numerous national awards increasing access to health care services; instituting a comprehensive and multidimensional approach to preventing high risk drinking; creating an integrated health care delivery system with preventive, medical, and mental health services; implementing a comprehensive approach for depression identification and management including universal screening for depression. Carlo is co-Project Director of a SAMHSA funded project, “LiveWellNYU: The Development and Evaluation of a Holistic Approach to Improving Wellness, Building Resilience, and Preventing Suicide,” Project Director of an AHRQ funded project “Quality Improvement in College Health,” and Co-Project Director of the Network for Improvement and Innovation in College Health. He is the PI of the National College Depression Partnership, an award-winning, 42 school quality improvement collaborative focused on supporting college health systems and clinicians in providing optimal depression care through the use of outcomes measurements and collaborative learning. He also serves as Co-chair of the American College Health Association (ACHA)’s Benchmarking Advisory Committee. Previously Carlo was a staff physician in Bellevue Hospital’s Chest and Asthma clinics and was part of the team that developed an Asthma Primary Care clinic that resulted in improved clinical outcomes for patients enrolled in the clinic.

Allison J Smith, MPA
Manager of Public Health Initiatives and Assessment
Co-Director, Network for Improvement and Innovation in College Health

Allison J Smith, MPA, is the Manager of Public Health Initiatives and Assessment at New York University.  She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Master of Public Administration in Health Policy and Management, both from New York University.  Her focus is on implementing population-level health interventions and developing new strategies to activate young people to be engaged in their health.  Her leadership to create an innovative campus-wide public health model, LiveWellNYU, resulted in the 2010 Gallagher Koster Innovative Practices in College Health Award from the American College Health Association (ACHA), a 2013 NASPA Excellence Award, and a SAMHSA funded grant, “LiveWellNYU: The Development and Evaluation of a Holistic Approach to Improving Wellness, Building Resilience, and Preventing Suicide”.  Additionally, Allison serves as Chair of the ACHA Healthy Campus 2020 Coalition, Assistant Director for the National College Depression Partnership, Co-Project Director of the Network for Improvement and Innovation in College Health, and on the ACHA-National College Health Assessment Advisory Committee..