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“Changes to the RDoC Matrix” Council Workgroup


1Patricia Areán, Ph.D.
Director of Targeted Treatment Development
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

1Deanna M. Barch, Ph.D.
Gregory B. Couch Professor of Psychiatry
Department of Psychology, Psychiatry and Radiology
Washington University
St. Louis, MO

1David A. Brent, M.D.
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

Francisco Xavier Castellanos, M.D.
Director of Research
Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital at NYU Langone
Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Child Study Center
New York, NY

Allison Harvey, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA

2 Hakon Heimer, MS
Science Editor and Consultant on Mental Illness and Neuroscience
Co-Founder, Cure Alliance for Mental Illness
Pawtucket, RI

Joan Kaufman, Ph.D.
Director of Research
Center for Child and Family Traumatic Stress
Kennedy Krieger Institute
Department of Psychiatry
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Baltimore, MD

1Gregory A. Miller, Ph.D.
Professor and Co-Chair
Department of Psychology
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA

Russell Poldrack, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology
Department of Psychology
Stanford University
Stanford, CA

Carol A. Tamminga, M.D.
Department of Psychiatry
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Translational Neuroscience Division in Schizophrenia
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX

NIMH Members
Executive Secretary:
Jean Noronha, Ph.D., NIMH

RDoC Unit:
Bruce Cuthbert, Ph.D., NIMH
Arina Kadam, M.P.H., NIMH
Sarah Morris., Ph.D., NIMH
Jenni Pacheco., Ph.D., NIMH
Syed Rizvi, M.P.H., NIMH
Uma Vaidyanathan, Ph.D., NIMH

1 NAMHC member at time of workgroup formation in 2016, has since rotated off council.

2 Current NAMHC member