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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)

Chairperson

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

Executive Secretary

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

Members

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

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

Randy D. Blakely, Ph.D. (19)

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

David Brent

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

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. (19)

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

Alan E. Greenberg, M.D., M.P.H. (19)

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

David C. Henderson, M.D. (19)

Chair
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

Richard Huganir

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

Lisa H. Jaycox, Ph.D. (19)

Senior Behavioral Scientist
Health Program
Rand Corporation
Arlington, VA

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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

Marsha Linehan

Marsha M. Linehan, Ph.D. (17)

Professor and Director
Behavioral Research and Therapy Clinics
Department of Psychology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

Gregory A. Miller, Ph.D. (19)

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

Maria Oquendo

Maria A. Oquendo, M.D., Ph.D. (17)

Professor and Chairman of Psychiatry
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

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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. (19)

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

Hyong Un

Hyong Un, M.D. (17)

Head of EAP & Chief Psychiatric Officer
AETNA
Blue Bell, PA

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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

Eric D. Hargan

Acting Secretary
Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services
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

Paolo del Vecchio

Paolo del Vecchio, M.S.W.

Director
Center for Mental Health Services
Rockville, MD

Department of Veterans Affairs

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

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