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Transforming the understanding
and treatment of mental illnesses.

Key Personnel

The OCD office is located in the Clinical Research Center, Room 6-5340

Maryland Pao, M.D.

Maryland Pao, M.D.
Clinical Director

Dr. Pao is the Clinical Director of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Intramural Research Program at the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Pao is also the Deputy Scientific Director, NIMH.

301-435-5770
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Jeanne Radcliffe, R.N., M.P.H.
Associate Deputy Director

Ms. Radcliffe is the Associate Deputy Director in the OCD.

301-594-7732
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Dr. Lisa Cullins

Lisa M. Cullins, MD
Director, NIMH Clinical Training Program

Lisa M. Cullins, MD is the Director of the NIMH Clinical Training Program, and an Attending Physician in the Emotion and Development Branch at the National Institute of Mental Health in Bethesda, MD. Dr. Cullins is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Behavioral Sciences and Pediatrics at George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, DC.

301-827-6871
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Haniya Raza, DO, MPH

Haniya Raza, DO, MPH
Chief, Psychiatry Consultation-Liaison Service; Office of the Clinical Director

Dr. Raza is a child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist serving as medical officer in the Psychiatry Consultation Liaison Service in the Office of the Clinical Director in the National Institute of Mental Health Intramural Research Program at the National Institutes of Health.

(office) 301-827-7117
(mobile) 301-283-8542
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Deborah J. Snyder, MSW, LCSW-C

Deborah J. Snyder, MSW, LCSW-C
Senior Advisor to the NIMH Clinical Director

Ms. Snyder is Special Assistant to the NIMH Clinical Director where she participates as faculty on the Psychiatry Consultation Liaison Service evaluating and treating patients with co-morbid medical and psychiatric diagnoses.

301-594-7379
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Lisa M. Horowitz, PhD, MPH

Lisa M. Horowitz, PhD, MPH
Director, Patient Safety & Quality

Dr. Horowitz is a Senior Associate Scientist / Clinical Psychologist at the National Institute of Mental Health Intramural Research Program at the National Institutes of Health. She serves as a senior attending with a specialty in pediatric psychology on the Psychiatry Consultation Liaison Service in the Hatfield Clinical Research Center at NIH. As a Principal Investigator in the Intramural Program at NIMH, her research focuses on suicide prevention strategies in medical settings (www.nimh.nih.gov/ASQ)

301-435-6052
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Joseph Snow, Ph.D.

Joseph Snow, Ph.D.
Director, Neuropsychology Consult Service

Dr. Snow is Director of the Neuropsychology Consult Service and a Clinical Staff Scientist in the NIMH Office of the Clinical Director.

301-496-5197
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Audrey Thurm, Ph.D.

Audrey Thurm, Ph.D.
Director, Neurodevelopmental & Behavioral Phenotyping Service

Audrey Thurm, Ph.D. is a staff scientist in OCD. She is a licensed child clinical psychologist who specializes in autism spectrum disorder and other neurodevelopmental disorders.

301-496-6768
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Ashura Buckley, MD

Ashura Buckley, MD
Director, Sleep and Neurodevelopment Service, Office of the Clinical Director

Dr. Buckley is Director of the Sleep Disorders and Neurodevelopment Consult Service, Office of the Clinical Director at National Institute of Mental Health, in the Intramural Research Program at the National Institutes of Health.

301-496-5190
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GenaLynne C. Mooneyham, MD, MS

GenaLynne C. Mooneyham, MD, MS
Medical Director, NIMH Autoimmune Brain Disorders Program

Dr. Mooneyham is a Medical Officer at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland where she now serves as the Medical Director of the NIMH Autoimmune Brain Disorders Program.

301-435-6651
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Adriana J. Pavletic, MD, PhD

Adriana J. Pavletic, MD, PhD
Associate Research Physician

Dr. Adriana Pavletic is a board-certified family physician who has provided clinical support for PhD-led NIMH IRP protocols since 2002. Dr. Pavletic obtained her MD, MS in Immunology, and Board Certification in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Zagreb, Croatia and her PhD at the University of Split, Croatia.

301-594-7386
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Stephen Sinclair, PhD
Licensed Psychologist

Stephen Sinclair, PhD, is a licensed psychologist with the NIMH Office of the Clinical Director.

301-594-0234
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 Monique Ernst, MD, PhD

Monique Ernst, MD, PhD
Senior Staff Clinician

Monique Ernst is Senior Staff Clinician in the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Intramural Research Program (IRP).

301-402-9355
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Kathleen M. O’Malley, MHA

Kathleen Puma, MHA
Management Analyst II

Mrs. Puma supports Maryland Pao, M.D., Clinical & Deputy Scientific Director, NIMH, and handles personnel, travel, property, budget, and various administrative responsibilities.

301-496-4588
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Tonia Shuler, Clinical Operations Manager

Tonia Shuler
Clinical Operations Manager

Tonia has been a long time NIH employee and has been in the Health Care Administrative Field for over two decades.  Her main duties include clinician credentialing and various administrative responsibilities.

301-402-6846
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Emilie Ginn
Program Coordinator, PGY4 Residency and Clinical Fellowship Programs

Emilie graduated from Colby College with a B.A. in History and Global Studies, and a minor in German Studies. She coordinates the PGY4 Residency and Clinical Fellowship programs in psychiatry, which includes assisting candidates throughout the application process and supporting fellows during their time at NIMH. She works with Program Director, Joyce Chung, M.D., to manage the administrative tasks for both programs. Additionally, Emilie assists Kathleen O’Malley and Tonia Schuler with various administrative duties within the OCD.

301-827-4440
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