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Transforming the understanding
and treatment of mental illnesses.

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)

Chairperson

Joshua A. Gordon, M.D., Ph.D.
Director
National Institute of Mental Health
Bethesda, MD

Executive Secretary

Tracy Waldeck, Ph.D.
Director
Division of Extramural Activities
National Institute of Mental Health
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD


Members

Edwin G. Abel, III, Ph.D.

Edwin G. Abel, III, Ph.D. (24)

Director, Iowa Neuroscience Institute
Department of Neuroscience and Pharmacology
Carver College of Medicine
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA

Laura H. Almasy, Ph.D.

Laura H. Almasy, Ph.D. (22)

Professor
Department of Genetics
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Marjorie L. Baldwin, Ph.D.

Marjorie L. Baldwin, Ph.D. (22)

Professor
Department of Economics
W.P. Carey School of Business
Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ

Pamela Y. Collins, MPH, M.D.

Pamela Y. Collins, MPH, M.D. (24)

Professor
Departments of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences and Global Health
Director, UW Global Mental Health Program
Executive Director, International Training and Education Center for Health
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

David Goldstein, Ph.D.

David Goldstein, Ph.D. (23)

Director
Institute for Genetic Medicine
Columbia University
Hammer Building
New York, NY

Kamilah Jackson, M.D.

Kamilah Jackson, M.D. (23)

Medical Director
PerformCare
Robbinsville, NJ

Cheryl A. King, Ph.D.

Cheryl A. King, Ph.D. (21)

Professor and Director
Youth and Young Adult Suicide Prevention Program
Department of Psychiatry
University of Michigan
Rachel Upjohn Building
Ann Arbor, MI

Marguerita A. Lightfoot, Ph.D.

Marguerita A. Lightfoot, Ph.D. (24)

Professor
Associate Dean for Research
OHSU-PSU School of Public Health
Portland, OR

Joel T. Nigg, Ph.D.

Joel T. Nigg, Ph.D. (24)

Professor and Vice Chair for Psychology
Director, Center for ADHD Research
Department of Psychiatry
Oregon Health and Science University
Portland, OR

Yael Niv, Ph.D.

Yael Niv, Ph.D. (21)

Associate Professor
Princeton Neuroscience Institute
Department of Psychology
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ

Matthew K. Nock, Ph.D.

Matthew K. Nock, Ph.D. (24)

Edgar Pierce Professor of Psychology
Harvard College Professor
Chair, Department of Psychology
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA

Patricia R. Recupero, M.D., J.D.

Patricia R. Recupero, M.D., J.D. (24)

Senior Vice President of Education and Training
Care New England Butler Hospital
Providence, RI

Neil J. Risch, Ph.D.

Neil J. Risch, Ph.D. (21)

Professor
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Lamond Family Foundation Distinguished Professor in Human Genetics
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

Bryan L. Roth, M.D., Ph.D.

Bryan L. Roth, M.D., Ph.D. (24)

Michael Hooker Distinguished Professor
Department of Pharmacology School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC

Brandon Staglin

Brandon Staglin, M.S. (21)

President
One Mind Institute
Rutherford, CA

Joseph Telfair, DrPH, MPH

Joseph Telfair, DrPH, MPH (23)

Professor and Associate Dean for Public Health Practice and Research
Karl E. Peace Distinguished Chair of Public Health
Fellow, Royal Society of Public Health
Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health
Georgia Southern University
Statesboro, GA

Sophia Vinogradov, M.D.

Sophia Vinogradov, M.D. (22)

Donald W. Hastings Endowed Chair
University of Minnesota Medical School
Professor and Department Head
Department of Psychiatry
Minneapolis, MN

Hongkui Zeng, Ph.D.

Hongkui Zeng, Ph.D. (23)

Executive Vice President and Director
Allen Institute for Brain Science
Seattle, WA

Ex Officio Members


Office of the Secretary, DHHS

Xavier Becerra

Xavier Becerra

Office of the Secretary, DHHS
Department of Health and Human Services
Washington, DC


National Institutes of Health

Francis Collins

Francis Collins, M.D., Ph.D.

Director
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD


Liaison Representative

Anita Everett, M.D. DFAPA

Anita Everett, M.D. DFAPA

Director
Center for Mental Health Services
HHS Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services
Rockville, MD


Department of Veterans Affairs

Amy Kilbourne, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Amy Kilbourne, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Director
Quality Enhancement Research Initiative (QUERI)
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Professor of Learning Health Sciences
University of Michigan Medical School
Ann Arbor, MI