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National Advisory Mental Health Council Roster

Department Of Health And Human Services
National Institutes Of Health
National Institute Of Mental Health
National Advisory Mental Health Council

(Terms end 9/30 of designated year)

NAMHC Council 2015

SEATED: (left to right)
D. Barch, P. Areán, P. Wang, T. Insel, M. Oquendo, D. Brent

STANDING: (left to right)
S. Hyman, M. Rotheram, H. Heimer, I. Katz, R. Huganir, L. Greenman, R. Carpenter, B.J. Casey,
J.D. Sweatt, G. Robinson C. Tamminga, M. Hogan, M. Linehan, B. Druss, J. Steinberg, J. Davison

NOT PICTURED: P. del Vecchio, H. Un



Thomas R. Insel, M.D.
National Institute of Mental Health
Bethesda, MD

Executive Secretary

Jane Steinberg, Ph.D.
Division of Extramural Activities
National Institute of Mental Health
Bethesda, MD


Patricia A. Areán, Ph.D. (16)
Department of Psychiatry and Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
Deanna M. Barch, Ph.D. (16)
Gregory B. Couch Professor of Psychiatry
Department of Psychology, Psychiatry and Radiology
Washington University
St. Louis, MO
David A. Brent, M.D. (17)
Academic Chief
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Endowed Chair in Suicide Studies
Professor of Psychiatry, Pediatrics and Epidemiology
Director, Services for Teens at Risk
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA
Randall L. Carpenter, M.D. (15)
Co-Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer
Seaside Therapeutics
Cambridge, MA
BJ Casey, Ph.D. (16)
Department of Psychiatry and Neuroscience
Sackler Institute for Developmental Psychobiology
Weill Medical College of Cornell University
New York, NY
Benjamin G. Druss, M.D., M.P.H. (18)
Rosalynn Carter Chair in Mental Health and Professor
Department of Health Policy and Management
Rollins School of Public Health
Emory University
Atlanta, GA
Lisa Greenman, J.D. (15)
Federal Death Penalty Resource Counsel Project
Washington, DC
Hakon Heimer, M.S. (16)
Founding Editor
Schizophrenia Research Forum
Brain and Behavior Research Foundation
Providence, RI
Michael F. Hogan, Ph.D. (18)
Consultant and Advisor
Hogan Health Solutions LLC
Delmar, NY
Richard L. Huganir, Ph.D. (17)
Professor and Director
Department of Neuroscience
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Co-Director, Brain Science Institute
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD
Steven E. Hyman, M.D. (15)
Director, Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research
Broad Institute
Cambridge, MA
Marsha M. Linehan, Ph.D. (17)
Professor and Director
Behavioral Research and Therapy Clinics
Department of Psychology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Maria A. Oquendo, M.D. (17)
Vice Chair for Education
Professor of Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry
Columbia University
New York State Psychiatric Institute
New York, NY
Gene E. Robinson, Ph.D. (16)
Director, Institute for Genomic Biology
Swanlund Chair
Center for Advanced Study Professor in Entomology And Neuroscience
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Urbana, IL
Mary Jane Rotheram, Ph.D. (16)
Bat-Yaacov Professor of Child Psychiatry And Behavioral Sciences
Director, Global Center for Children and Families
Director, Center for HIV Identification Prevention And Treatment Services (CHIPTS)
Semel Institute and the Department of Psychiatry, University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
J. David Sweatt, Ph.D. (16)
Evelyn F. McKnight Endowed Chair
Department of Neurobiology
Director, McKnight Brain Institute
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL
Carol A. Tamminga, M.D. (15)
Professor and Chair
Department of Psychiatry
University of Texas
Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX
Hyong Un, M.D. (17)
Head of EAP & Chief Psychiatric Officer
Blue Bell, PA

Ex Officio Members

Office of the Secretary, DHHS
Sylvia M. Burwell
Department of Health and Human Services
Washington, DC
National Institutes of Health
Francis Collins, M.D., Ph.D. Director
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD
The Department of Veterans Affairs
Ira Katz, M.D., Ph.D.
Office of Mental Health Services
The Department of Veterans Affairs
Washington, DC
Department of Defense
John W. Davison, M.B.A., Ph.D.
Director, Behavioral Medicine Division
Office of the Chief Medical Officer (OCMO)
TRICARE Management Activity, OASD (HA)
Falls Church, VA
Liaison Representative

Paolo del Vecchio, M.S.W.
Center for Mental Health Services
Rockville, MD