recognizing alumni achievement
and fueling success

Thursday, October 20

Venue One | 1034 W. Randolph St.

4:30 pm

Cocktails and networking

5 pm

Alumni awards presentation

5:30 pm

Talk by Drew Ramsey

6:30 pm

Eat Complete book signing

Complimentary valet parking will be provided

Special Guest

Drew Ramsey, MD

The field of nutritional psychiatry is taking off and scientists like Drew Ramsey are leading the way. Dr. Ramsey is a psychiatrist, author, farmer and one of psychiatry’s leading proponents of using dietary change to help balance moods, sharpen brain function and improve mental health.

In this talk, Dr. Ramsey will provide attendees with the ingredients to help them—and their clients—live their healthiest lives. After his talk, Dr. Ramsey will be signing copies of his newest book Eat Complete, which has been named one of the top health and wellness book for 2016 by Well + Good and MindBodyGreen.

Dr. Ramsey is an assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and has an active clinical practice in New York City where he focuses on the treatment of depression and anxiety. He is also a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry.

Alumni Honorees

William Frey
’71 BS OT

Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award

Dr. Frey’s body of work has earned impressive recognition through grant support, as well as numerous honors and awards. He was awarded the Army Commendation Medal for creating exemplary rehabilitation programs as an Army Medical Specialist during the Vietnam War. In 2008, Dr. Frey ended his distinguished career as Dean of the College of Allied Health Sciences at the University of Tennessee and is now a Life Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Staci Molinar
’10 BS KINES, ’12 MS OT

New Alum Award

Ms. Molinar was commissioned as a First Lieutenant in the Army Medical Department in 2013 during which she became heavily involved in efforts to engage wounded warriors in meaningful community-based activities to combat isolation following transition to civilian life. As Captain, she now trains a team of active duty Army behavioral health providers that care for soldiers experiencing combat stress reactions. For her contributions, Ms. Molinar was awarded the Army Achievement Medal and the Army Commendation Medal.

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