Laura Dayan

Laura (she/her) joined Columbia Health in 2013. In her current role as Associate Director of Student Case Management, Laura serves on Student Case-Management Team and Disability Services leadership team. She evaluates and interprets disability documentation to determine eligibility for accommodations and services; serves as coordinator/case manager for a small cohort of students with disabilities; supports students in resolving disability-related issues that may be a barrier to accessing programs; liaises with other departments within Columbia Health as well as academic advising deans, global programs, graduate and professional programs, libraries, and other administrators to implement accommodations, supports faculty and administrators regarding strategies for meeting the unique needs of each individual student as well as implementing and coordinating accommodations.

In her free time, Laura enjoys cheering for the Pittsburgh Penguins and Steelers, watching Broadway shows, and cooking new recipes.


  • M.S., Social Work, Columbia University School of Social Work
  • B.A., Political Science and Hebrew, Jewish Cultural Studies, University of Michigan

Certifications and Licensure:

  • Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) in the State of New York