Please reach out to Margaret Rea for a general wellness check in and or  if you are having personal or academic challenges as she can help you identify and access the resources needed to support your well-being. She is also always eager to hear from students ideas about what wellness programming they feel would benefit students. Please contact Dr. Rea at or (916) 703-9355.

Location: Education Building, Fourth floor, Room 4101B
Margaret Rea, Ph.D.

Director of Student Wellness
Phone: 916-703–9355

Dr. Rea is a clinical psychologist. For more than 25 years, she has worked in various hospital and academic settings providing clinical services and conducting research on mental health treatment. Since joining UC Davis 15 years ago, she has become a leader in the community around the issue of well-being and has worked throughout UC Davis Health providing various resources and interventions around maintaining personal well-being.

Dr. Rea is responsible for providing the wellness services for School of Nursing and School of Medicine students, fellows and residents, which includes counseling, group facilitation and educational programming about professional well-being. She is also a member of the Academic and Staff Assistance Program which provides counseling, consultation and referral services to all UC Davis Health faculty, staff and families. She serves on the UC Davis Medical Staff Well-Being Committee.