MINDY THOMPSON FULLILOVE, MD, University of Orange Board President, is a social psychiatrist and professor of urban policy and health at The New School. Prior to joining the New School in 2016, she worked for 26 years as a research psychiatrist at the New York State Psychiatric Institute and was a professor of clinical psychiatry and public health at Columbia University. She was educated at Bryn Mawr College (AB, 1971) and Columbia University (MS, 1971; MD 1978). She is a board certified psychiatrist, having received her training at New York Hospital-Westchester Division (1978-1981) and Montefiore Hospital (1981-1982). She has conducted research on AIDS and other epidemics of poor communities, with a special interest in the relationship between the collapse of communities and decline in health. From her research, she has published over 100 scientific papers and eight books, including the urban trilogy, Root Shock: How Tearing Up City Neighborhoods Hurts America and What We Can Do About It (2004), Urban Alchemy: Restoring Joy in America’s Sorted-Out Cities, and Main Street: How a City’s Heart Connects Us All (2020).