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Mechanisms Underlying Suicide Risk: Integrating RDoC to Inform Novel and Personalized Intervention Research » Participant List

Participant List
Bethesda, MD

Speakers and Discussants

Michael Frederick Armey, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychosocial Research
Butler Hospital

Courtney L. Bagge, PhD
Associate Professor
Director, Suicide Research, Mood Disorders Clinic, Mood and Suicidal Behaviors Lab, Psychology Internship Adult Inpatient Rotation
The University of Mississippi Medical Center

Hilary Blumberg, MD
John and Hope Furth Professor of Psychiatric Neuroscience
Professor of Psychiatry, Radiology and Biomedical Imaging and in the Child Study Center
Director, Mood Disorders Research Program, Yale School of Medicine

Paula J. Clayton, MD
Professor Emerita
Former Medical Director, The American Foundation of Suicide Prevention (AFSP)
Former Chairman, Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota

Daniel Dickstein, MD
Director of the Pediatric Mood, Imaging and Neurodevelopment Program,
Bradley Hospital
Associate Professor of psychiatry and human behavior and Associate Professor of pediatrics, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Alexandre Y. Dombrovski, MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
University of Pittsburgh

Mark S. George, MD   
Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry, Radiology and Neurosciences
Medical University of South Carolina

Stephen E. Gilman, ScD
Investigator and Acting Chief, Health Behavior Branch, Division of Intramural Population Health Research
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Ian H. Gotlib, PhD
Chair, Department of Psychology
David Starr Jordan Professor of Psychology
Director, Stanford Mood and Anxiety Disorders Laboratory

Jill M. Harkavy-Friedman, PhD
Vice President of Research
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP)

Zachary A. Kaminsky, PhD
Assistant Professor
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Department of Psychiatry

Maria Kovacs, PhD
Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry
University of Pittsburgh

Marsha M. Linehan, PhD, ABPP
Professor, Department of Psychology
Director, Behavioral Research and Therapy Clinics at the Center for Behavioral Technology
University of Washington

Nadine M. Melhem, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Matthew K. Nock, PhD
Professor of Psychology
Director of the Laboratory for Clinical and Developmental Research
Department of Psychology
Harvard University

Nicole Nugent, PhD
Assistant Professor (Research) | Departments of Psychiatry and Human Behavior and Pediatrics Brown Medical School
Staff Psychologist | RIH Bradley/Hasbro Children's Research Center

Lisa Pan, MD, FAPA
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Clinical and Translational Science
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Attending Physician
Services for Teens at Risk

Diego A. Pizzagalli, PhD
Director, Center for Depression, Anxiety and Stress Research
Director, McLean Imaging Center 
Director of Research, Division of Depression and Anxiety Disorders
Director, Laboratory for Affective and Translational Neuroscience
Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School/McLean Hospital

Mitch Prinstein, Ph.D., ABPP
John Van Seters Distinguished Professor
Director of Clinical Psychology
Editor, Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Matthew Rudorfer, MD
Adult Treatment and Preventive Intervention Research Branch
Division of Services and Intervention Research
National Institute of Mental Health

Gustavo Turecki, MD, PhD
Chair, Department of Psychiatry
McGill University
Director, McGill Group for Suicide Studies
Head, Depressive Disorder Program,
Douglas Mental Health University Institute

Carlos A. Zarate, MD
Chief, Section on the Neurobiology and Treatment of Mood Disorders
Chief of Experimental Therapeutics and Pathophysiology Branch (ETPB)
National Institute of Mental Health
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
The George Washington University

NIH  Staff Participants and Planning Committee

Elizabeth Ballard, PhD
Experimental Therapeutics and Pathophysiology Branch
Intramural Research Program
National Institute of Mental Health

James Churchill, PhD
Study Director, NIMH STARRS
Office of the NIMH Director
National Institute of Mental Health

Bruce Cuthbert, PhD
Acting NIMH Director
National Institute of Mental Health

Jovier D. Evans, PhD
Geriatrics & Aging Processes Research Branch
Division of Translational Research
National Institute of Mental Health

Stacia Friedman-Hill, PhD
Developmental Trajectories of Mental Disorders Branch
Division of Translational Research
National Institute of Mental Health

Holly Garriock, PhD
Developmental Trajectories of Mental Disorders Branch
Division of Translational Research
National Institute of Mental Health

Rebecca Kurikeshu
Adult Treatment and Preventive Intervention Research Branch
Division of Translational Research
National Institute of Mental Health

Valerie Malhomes, PhD
Pediatric Trauma and Critical Illness Branch
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development       

Doug Meinecke, PhD
Clinical Neuroscience Research Branch
Division of Translational Research
National Institute of Mental Health        

Sarah E. Morris, PhD
Adult Psychopathology and Psychosocial Interventions Branch
Division of Translational Research            
National Institute of Mental Health

George Niederehe, PhD
Geriatrics and Aging Processes Research Branch
Division of Translational Research
National Institute of Mental Health

Jane L. Pearson, PhD
Adult Treatment and Preventive Intervention Research Branch
Division of Services and Intervention Research
National Institute of Mental Health

Michele Pearson, MA
Office of the Division Director
Division of Translational Research            
National Institute of Mental Health

Michael Schoenbaum, PhD
Senior Advisor for Mental Health Services, Epidemiology, & Economics
Division of Services and Intervention Research
National Institute of Mental Health

Jeffrey Schulden, MD
Epidemiology Research Branch
Division of Epidemiology, Services, and Prevention Research
National Institute on Drug Abuse

Joel Sherrill, PhD
Deputy Division Director
Division of Services and Intervention Research
National Institute of Mental Health

Uma Vaidyanathan, PhD
RDoC Unit
Office of the Director
National Institute of Mental Health

Benedetto Vitiello, MD
Adult Treatment and Preventive Intervention Research Branch
Division of Translational Research            
National Institute of Mental Health

Susan Volman, PhD
Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience Branch
Division of Neuroscience and Behavior
National Institute on Drug Abuse

Naimah Weinberg, MD
Epidemiology Research Branch
Division of Epidemiology, Services, and Prevention Research
National Institute on Drug Abuse