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Participant List

Brian K. Ahmedani, PhD, LMSW
Director, Center for Health Policy & Health Services Research
Director of Research, Behavioral Health Services
Henry Ford Health System

Robert H. Aseltine, Jr., PhD
Professor and Chair, Division of Behavioral Sciences and Community Health
Director, Center for Population Health
UCONN Health

Shelli Avenevoli, PhD
Deputy Director
National Institute of Mental Health

Kate Bentley, PhD
Staff Psychologist and Research Fellow
Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School

Edwin D. Boudreaux, PhD
Professor, Departments of Emergency Medicine, Psychiatry, and Quantitative Health Sciences
University of Massachusetts Medical School

David Brent, MD
Academic Chief of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Thomas R. Bowe, PhD
Health Services Researcher
VA Palo Alto Health Care System

Rebecca Yates Coley, PhD
Assistant Investigator
Biostatistics Unit, Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute
Kaiser Permanente

Judith Dexheimer, PhD
Associate Professor
Division of Emergency Medicine
Department of Pediatrics
Department of Biomedical Informatics
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Riddhi Doshi, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Connecticut Health Center

Rayid Ghani, MS
Director and Founder, Center for Data Science and Public Policy
Research Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science
University of Chicago

Jill M. Harkavy-Friedman, PhD
VP of Research
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Leah Harris, MA
Founder, Shifa Consulting

Michael W. Kattan, PhD
The Dr. Keyhan and Dr. Jafar Mobasseri Endowed
Chair for Innovations in Cancer Research
Chair, Quantitative Health Sciences
Lerner Research Institute
Cleveland Clinic

DeQuincy Lezine, PhD
CEO, Prevention Communities
Director, Lived Experience Academy

Bridget Matarazzo, PsyD
Director of Clinical Services
Rocky Mountain MIRECC for Suicide Prevention
Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center

John McCarthy, PhD, MPH
Deputy Director for Data and Surveillance, Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Mental Health and Suicide Prevention
Director of the Department of Veterans Affairs Serious Mental Illness Treatment Resource and Evaluation Center

Jane Pearson, PhD
Special Advisor to the Director
National Institute of Mental Health

Neal Ryan, MD
Joaquim Puig-Antich Professor of Psychiatry
University of Pittsburgh

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

Tara Schwetz, PhD
Associate Deputy Director
National Institutes of Health

Susan M. Shortreed, PhD
Associate Investigator
Biostatistics Unit, Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute
Kaiser Permanente

Gregory Simon, MD, MPH
Senior Investigator, Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute
Psychiatrist, Washington Permanente Medical Group

Jordan W. Smoller, MD, SCD
Professor of Psychiatry
Professor, Department of Epidemiology
Harvard Medical School
Massachusetts General Hospital

Fuchiang (Rich) Tsui, PhD
Associate Professor, University of Pennsylvania
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Colin G. Walsh, MD, MA
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics, Medicine, and Psychiatry
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Bobbi Jo Yarborough, PsyD
Clinical Psychologist and Health Services Investigator
Kaiser Permanente Northwest Center for Health Research