Iliana Patron

Case Manager, Licensed

(305) 284-5117
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Iliana currently serves as Case Manager and Student Liaison in the Dean of Students Office. Iliana brings the training of two separate careers in the fields of counseling and education. As a licensed Mental Health Counselor in the State of Florida, Iliana provides support to students experiencing challenges with health, wellness, academics, behavior, safety, and welfare. Before joining the University of Miami, she worked in higher education at Miami Dade College, where she assisted with multiple projects, scholarships, and the delivery of student services via phone, email, and live chat. Iliana earned her bachelor's in psychology and her master’s degree in behavioral sciences at Kean University in New Jersey and in 1992 was listed in Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities. She also earned her PhD in Post-Secondary and Adult Education from Capella University, where she focused on successful first-generation college students. An inventor at heart, Iliana enjoys working on her inventions during her spare time and spending time with her family.