Dr. Michael McNeil joined Columbia Health in 2006. In addition to leading Administration he is the Program Director for Columbia's Opioid Overdose Prevention Program (#787) and has a faculty appointment in SocioMedical Sciences at Columbia's Mailman School of Public Health. Michael also serves as the Vice Chair of the American College Health Foundation.
Prior to joining Columbia, Michael led the health promotion office and was an adjunct faculty member at two other universities. He has been involved with a number of professional organizations including the American College Health Association, NASPA: Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, The BACCHUS Network, and the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing.
Michael holds a B.A. in Sociology, an M.S. in Health Education, and an Ed.D. in Higher Education Leadership. Michael spent the first 12 years of his life living outside the United States. To date he has lived in six countries on four continents. When not working, Michael is an avid traveler (50+ countries on all seven continents and all 50 states), a consumer of good coffee, a commercial aviation enthusiast, and (very) amateur stand-up comedian.