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2020 NIMH Joint Alliance-Coalition for Research Progress Town Hall >> Participant List

List of Attendees

Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry
Sherwood Brown
Vice Chair for Clinical Research

Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry
Michael Sharpe

Academy for Eating Disorders
Elissa Myers
Executive Director

American Association of Suicidology
Colleen Creighton
Chief Executive Officer

American College of Neuropsychopharmacology
Sarah Timm
Executive Director

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Jill Harkavy-Friedman
Vice President of Research

American Psychiatric Association
Diana Clarke
Deputy Director of Research

American Psychological Association
Pat Kobor
Deputy Chief for Scientific Affairs Advocacy

American University/Association for the Advancement of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies
Nathaniel Herr
Associate Professor

Association for Ambulatory Behavioral Healthcare (AABH)
Stephen Michael
Executive Director

Association for Psychological Science
Andy DeSoto
Director of Government Relations

Autism Science Foundation
Alycia Halladay
Chief Science Officer

Autism Science Foundation
Alison Singer

Laura Collins Lyster-Mensh
Executive Director

Foundation for the National Institutes of Health
Noam Keren
Scientific Project Manager

Federation of Associations in Behavioral and Brain Sciences
Juliane Baron
Executive Director

Mental Health America
Theresa Nguyen
Chief Program Officer

NASMHPD Research Institute (NRI)
Tim Knettler
Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer

National Alliance on Mental Illness
Andrew Sperling
Director of Legislative Advocacy

National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD)
Brian Hepburn
Chief Executive Officer

National Eating Disorders Association
Katrina Velasquez
Government Relations Representative

National Latinx Psychological Association
Manuel Paris
Senior Policy Advisor

Donna Barnes
Chief Executive Officer

Psychological Clinical Science Accreditation System (PCSAS)
Alan Kraut
Executive Director

Anna Platt
Senior Manager of Policy and Advocacy

Schizophrenia and Related Disorders Alliance of America
Linda Stalters
Chief Health Officer

Society of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Tanya Froehlich
Professor of Pediatrics

Society for Neuroscience
Michael Heintz
Director, Advocacy and Training

Stanley Medical Research Institute
Fuller Torrey
Associate Director for Research

The TLC Foundation for Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors
Jennifer Raikes
Executive Director

Treatment Advocacy Center
Elizabeth Sinclair
Director of Research


National Institute of Mental Health
Joshua Gordon

National Institutes of Health/All of Us Research Program
Holly Garriock
Acting Director, Division of Scientific Programs

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
John Ngai
Director, NIH (BRAIN®) Initiative

National Institute of Mental Health
Maryland Pao
Clinical and Deputy Scientific Director

NIMH Staff

Phyllis Ampofo
Shelli Avenevoli
Bettina Buhring
Claire Cole
Lisa Colpe
Meredith Fox
Stacia Friedman-Hill
Samantha Helfert
Andrew Hooper
Ann Huston
Setareh Kamali
Megan Kinnane
Susan Koester
Julie Mason
Anna Mikulak
Dawn Morales
Diana Morales
Jane Pearson
Rachel Scheinert
Sarah Schmelling
Aileen Schulte
Clare Stevens
Ashlee Van’t Veer
Susan Wetherby
Andrea Wijtenburg
Katherine Woodward
Natalie Zeigler