Dr. Quaye is currently Assistant Professor at California State University Fullerton, and President and Founder of No One Walks Alone (NOWA LLC). As an educator, healthcare consultant and professional coach she focuses on transformation and culture change for individuals, teams and organizations. With extensive experience in healthcare leadership and alcohol/substance use disorder management and treatment, Quaye is principle investigator for the Orange County Community Health SBIRT Program that provides students and healthcare professionals education in substance abuse screening, intervention, referral and treatment. Key components of the program include interprofessional education and implementation for a full continuum of care including hospitals, clinics, community service organizations, and trauma centers.
Dr. Quaye has also served in multiple roles in healthcare, the vast majority in key leadership positions, e.g. Chief Nursing Officer, Assistant Administrator, and Senior Director of Operations. Known for advancing strategic initiatives and bridging academic-service and community partnerships, her work focuses on teamwork and innovation. She has led multiple quality/safety teams using the high reliability team framework and rapid cycle change methodology contributing to enhanced programs and organizational effectiveness.
Quaye has clinical experience in behavioral health, critical care, outpatient surgery and orthopedics. Research, publications and presentations include expertise in values congruency, patient-family centered care, strengths-based leadership, and process improvement. Quaye is the Past President of the Association of California Nurse Leaders 2016-17.
Carol Metoyer, DNP, MSN, RN, CNE has been a lecturer in the School of Nursing at California State University at Fullerton since 2013 and recently earned her Doctoral Degree in Nursing Practice. She is the immediate Past-President of the university’s Upsilon Beta chapter of Sigma Theta Tau, the international honor society of nursing. She was a former Associate Dean of Nursing for Academics at a four-year university and a Director of Nursing for a vocational nursing program.
A Certified Nurse Educator since 2013, she has been teaching epidemiology, leadership and nursing courses since 2004. She was nationally certified in Infection Control and Prevention from 1996-2006 and served as President of the Los Angeles Chapter of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology from 1998-2000 while working as an Infection Control Practitioner (ICP) at USC/Norris Cancer Center. She has worked as an ICP and Employee Health Nurse since 1985 at Daniel Freeman and Marina Hospitals, Children’s Hospital of Orange County.She is the Community Outreach Coordinator for the HRSA/SAMHSA grant on the use of Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT).
Dr. Mikyong Kim-Goh is Professor in the Department of Social Work and former Chair of the Department of Human Services at California State University, Fullerton. Dr. Kim-Goh received her MSW and Ph.D. in Social Welfare from University of California, Berkeley. She has taught a wide range of courses, including Advanced Mental Health Practice, Social Work Practice with Diverse Populations, Research Methods, and International Social Work. Her research interests include interpersonal violence, cultural competency in social work practice, and mental health service delivery in ethnic minority communities, and she has published numerous papers in scholarly journals, such as the Community Mental Health Journal, Journal of Family Violence, and American Journal of Orthopsychiatry.She is a Co-Principal Investigator of multiple government grants including the youth violence prevention project funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the SBIRT Training Grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration, and the California Reducing Disparities Project from the California Department of Public Health Office of Health Equity. In 2009, Dr. Kim-Goh was awarded the Korea Foundation Field Research Fellowship and conducted research in Korea for 3 months. She was also a co-PI of a grant from the National Research Foundation of Korea for a project that focused on developing a cultural competency model to promote mental health among multicultural families in Korea.
Dr. Kim-Goh is a recipient of 2007 Distinguished Faculty Award from the College of Health and Human Development at Cal State Fullerton. From 2011 to 2012, Dr. Kim-Goh served as Acting Associate Vice President for International Programs at Cal State Fullerton. In 2015, Dr. Kim-Goh was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Korean American Social Work Educators Association which is part of the Council on Social Work Education. A licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) in California, Dr. Kim-Goh served on the Orange County Mental Health Board and is the founding President of the Korean American Mental Health Association of Orange County.
Adrian Rodriguez worked professionally in the field of student affairs for over six years as an academic counselor, and as a graduate intern in college student mental health care for five years. In his work with college students, Adrian utilized an interpersonal approach to provide time-limited individual, group, and couples counseling. He also provided DBT-focused workshops for individuals with BPD diagnosis, as well as to support stress management for the general student population. Additionally, as an intern at a family justice center, Adrian provided trauma-focused individual and group therapy to adult survivors of domestic violence, and non-directive play therapy for child survivors of domestic violence.
Adrian also previously taught courses in the field of psychology for four years, and as of August 2016, is in his second year as a tenure-track assistant professor in the Human Services Department at Cal State University, Fullerton. He currently teaches a variety of courses related to mental health, substance abuse, diversity, peer mentoring, and related types of service delivery. In addition, he runs a Students of Color research lab that investigates mental health and relationship satisfaction needs that relate to persistence through graduation for students of color in higher education.
Adrian earned a bachelor’s degree in Music from Cal Poly Pomona, a master’s degree in Counseling from Cal State Long Beach, and a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Dr. Karen Kyeunghae Lee is Assistant Professor in the Department of Social Work at California State University, Fullerton. Dr. Lee received her MSW from Portland State University and PhD in Social Work from University of Southern California. She has taught courses in social work practice with diverse populations, advanced mental health practice, human behavior and master’s project.
Her current research interests are focused on integrated behavioral health, mental health disparities, improving access and quality of care for people with serious mental illness through collaboration with community-based agencies, and mental health issues of Asians and Asian Americans.
She is a Co-Evaluator of two government grants, which are the SBIRT Training Grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration, and the California Reducing Disparities Project from the California Department of Public Health Office of Health Equity.
Dr. Lee is a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) in California and practiced professional social work in public mental health for several years. Dr. Lee is a member of the Korean American Mental Health Association of Orange County.