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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)


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

Executive Secretary

Jean Noronha, Ph.D.
Division of Extramural Activities
National Institute of Mental Health
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD


Tami D. Benton, M.D.

Tami D. Benton, M.D. (19)

Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry And Behavioral Sciences
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA

Randy D. Blakely, Ph.D.

Randy D. Blakely, Ph.D. (20)

Department of Biomedical Sciences
Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine
Florida Atlantic University
Jupiter, FL

Benjamin G. Druss

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

Ian H. Gotlib, Ph.D.

Ian H. Gotlib, Ph.D. (20)

David Starr Jordan Professor and Chair
Department of Psychology
Stanford University
Stanford, CA

Alan E. Greenberg, M.D., M.P.H.

Alan E. Greenberg, M.D., M.P.H. (20)

Professor and Chair
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
School of Public Health
George Washington University
Washington, DC

David C. Henderson, M.D.

David C. Henderson, M.D. (20)

Department of Psychiatry
Boston University School of Medicine
Boston, MA

Michael F. Hogan

Michael F. Hogan, Ph.D. (18)

Consultant and Advisor
Hogan Health Solutions LLC
Delmar, NY

Lisa H. Jaycox, Ph.D.

Lisa H. Jaycox, Ph.D. (20)

Senior Behavioral Scientist
Health Program
Rand Corporation
Arlington, VA

Cheryl A. King, Ph.D.

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

Mary A. Rackham Institute
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

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John H. Krystal, M.D. (19)

Robert L. McNeil, Jr. Professor of Translational Research
Chair, Professor of Neurobiology
Chief of Psychiatry, Yale-New Haven Hospital
Department of Psychiatry
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, CT

Gregory A. Miller, Ph.D.

Gregory A. Miller, Ph.D. (20)

Professor and Chair
Department of Psychology
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA

Yael Niv, Ph.D.

Yael Niv, Ph.D. (21)

Associate Professor
Princeton Neuroscience Institute
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ

Neil J. Risch, Ph.D.

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

Institute of Human Genetics
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

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Rhonda Robinson Beale, M.D. (19)

Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
Blue Cross of Idaho
Meridian, ID

Elyn R. Saks, J.D., Ph.D.

Elyn R. Saks, J.D., Ph.D. (20)

Orrin B. Evans Professor of Law
Gould School of Law
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA

Brandon Staglin

Brandon Staglin (21)

One Mind Institute
Rutherford, CA

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Christopher A. Walsh, M.D., Ph.D. (19)

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Chief, Division of Genetics and Genomics, Boston Children's Hospital
Bullard Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology
Center for Life Sciences
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA 02115

Ex Officio Members

Office of the Secretary, DHHS

Alex Azar, II

Alex Azar, II

Department of Health and Human Services
Washington, DC

National Institutes of Health

Francis Collins

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

National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD

Liaison Representative

Paolo del Vecchio

Paolo del Vecchio, M.S.W.

Center for Mental Health Services
Rockville, MD

Department of Veterans Affairs

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

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

Quality Enhancement Research Initiative
Health Services Research & Development
Department of Veterans Affairs, Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI

Department of Defense

Steven E. Pflanz, M.D.

Steven E. Pflanz, M.D.

Air Force Director of Psychological Health
Mental Health Branch Chief
Air Force Medical Support Agency
Falls Church, VA