Assistant Vice Chancellor of Health and Wellness, Student Affairs
Dr. Griffin currently serves as assistant vice chancellor for Health and Wellness. In this role, he supports Student Health Services, Counseling Services, Student Accessibility, Health Promotion, Campus Recreation and COVID-19 mitigation efforts. As a seasoned college health professional, Dr. Griffin has worked on various grant projects and campus health initiatives that have improved student health and campus health service utilization. Dr. Griffin currently serves on the American College Health Association (ACHA) board of directors as a member-at-large and serves on the association's COVID-19 task force. Dr. Griffin’s work has been focused on improving the health outcomes for underrepresented students and students of color. In 2020, Dr. Griffin was awarded the Hannibal E. Howell Jr. award for promoting diversity in college health from ACHA, and in 2019, he helped to establish the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) coalition with ACHA. Dr. Griffin also developed CUNY +WELL, an evidence-based framework for integrating well-being in college health services that was piloted at the City University of New York (CUNY) this year.
Dr. Griffin received his bachelor’s degree in Biology from Livingstone College in Salisbury, North Carolina, his master’s degree in Health Care Administration, a master's degree in Exercise Science from Life University in Marietta, Georgia and his doctorate in Health Services–Community Health from Walden University in Minneapolis, Minnesota.