Chair and Associate Professor
Campus Address: Caudell Hall 354D
Ph.D., SUNY at Buffalo
Dr. Zittel has been researching perinatal mood and anxiety disorders since 2005, when she started working at Buffalo State College.
Prior to her employment here, she was the director of the C.A.R.E.S. Program and Clinical Assistant Professor at the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine.
At Buffalo State College, she primarily teaches SWK422, SWK423, SWK317, SWK419, and elective courses: Women's Mental Health Throughout the Lifecycle and Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders.
Her research interests primarily examine access to care in mental health and health services. She has presented regionally, nationally, and internationally on her work and is the director of the Western New York Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders Task Force, a subsidiary of the Postpartum Resource Center of New York’s Project 62.
She is currently the chair of the Social Work Department at Buffalo State College, has received three Faculty Excellence Awards, the NASW-WNY Social Worker of the Year Award, the Geriatric Oral Health Care Award by the American Dental Association for improving access to dental care as the director of the C.A.R.E.S. Program at the University at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine and served as the chair of the Biobehavioral Sciences section of the American Dental Education Association.
Outside of the classroom, she spends time with her family, camping, drawing, assists with Pyromancy Fire Troupe, and nurtures spiritual-health.
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