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Section Advisors

The PsychU Community is guided by our team of distinguished thought leaders who serve as expert advisors. Their varying specialties, experiences, and expertise help shape the conversations and content featured on PsychU.

Marc E. Agronin
Marc E. Agronin, MD*

Agitation Section Advisor, Speakers

Agitation Section Advisor; President of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry (AAGP); Senior Vice President for Behavioral Health and Chief Medical Office for the Memory and Research Center at MIND Institute; Affiliate Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Jake Behrens
Jake Behrens, MD*

Digital Health Section Advisor

CEO & Medical Director, Regional Director
Envision ADHD, Brightside Health

Manju Beier
Manju Beier, PharmD, BCGP, FASCP*

Long-Term Care Section Advisor, Speakers

President & Founder, Geriatric Consultant Resources, LLC; Adjunct Associate Professor of Pharmacy at the University of Michigan

Christoph Correll
Christoph Correll, MD*

Schizophrenia Section Advisor

Chair of the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Campus Virchow, Berlin, Germany. Professor of Psychiatry at The Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, New York, USA.

Joseph Goldberg
Joseph Goldberg, MD*

Bipolar Disorder Section Advisor, Speakers

Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Ara S. Khachaturian
Ara S. Khachaturian, Ph.D*

Agitation Section Advisor

Executive Vice-President, The Campaign to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease; Managing Associate, Khachaturian and Associates Inc.; Chair and President, National Biomedical Research Ethics Council (NBREC); Editor-in-Chief, The Journal of Aging Research and Lifestyle

Dwayne Mayes
Dwayne Mayes, MS*

Patient & Caregiver Section Advisor

Program Director of the Recovery Network & Peer Training Program at the Mental Health Association of Westchester; former board member of the International Association of Peer Specialists

Christine Moutier
Christine Moutier, MD*

Major Depressive Disorder Section Advisor

Esteemed psychiatrist, Chief Medical Officer of The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, and PsychU MDD Section Advisor.

Mauricio Tohen
Mauricio Tohen, MD, DrPH, MBA*

Bipolar Disorder Section Advisor

Chairman, Department of Psychiatry, University Distinguished Professor, University of New Mexico Health Science Center

Emeritus Advisor

Gaurava Agarwal
Gaurava Agarwal, MD*

Chief wellness executive, Northwestern Medicine
Director of Faculty Wellness, Northwestern University

Alan “Tony” Amberg
Alan “Tony” Amberg, MS, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC*

Nurses Corner Section Advisor

PsychU Nurses Corner Section Advisor, as well as a Psychiatric Consult Liaison Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago

John Budin
John Budin, MD (he/him)*

Stigma Section Advisor

Serving on the Board of Directors of the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance

Jeffrey Cummings
Jeffrey Cummings, MD, ScD*

Agitation Section Advisor

Professor of Neurology, Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health

Allen Doederlein
Allen Doederlein*

Stigma Section Advisor

Executive Vice President, External Affairs, Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)

Megan Ehret
Megan Ehret, PharmD, MS, BCPP*

Pharmacist Corner Section Advisor

Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice & Science, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy

W. Clay Jackson
W. Clay Jackson, MD, DipTh*

Primary Care Provider Section Advisor

Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry & Family Medicine; University of TN College of Medicine

Sara Jones

Nurses Corner Section Advisor

Associate Professor, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Nursing; Owner, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP), Journey Wellness Clinic, North Little Rock, AR; Specialty Coordinator, PMHNP program, UAMS College of Nursing; Fellow, American Association of Nurse Practitioners (FAANP), Indianapolis, IN; Founder and Former President, Arkansas Chapter, American Psychiatric Nurses Association

René Kahn
René Kahn, MD, PhD*

Schizophrenia Section Advisor

Esther & Joseph Klingenstein Professor & System Chair, Psychiatry, Icahn School Of Medicine, Mount Sinai; 2015 & 2016 Thomson Reuters' Highly Cited Research; Honorary Lifetime Professor, Jilin University; Fellow, American College Of Neuropsychopharmacology

Terence Ketter
Terence Ketter, MD*

Bipolar Disorder Section Advisor

Emeritus Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University; Founder & Founding Chief, Bipolar Disorders Clinic, Stanford University

Sloan Manning
Sloan Manning, MD*

Primary Care Provider Section Advisor

Medical Director, Novant Health Urgent Care & Occupational Medicine

Susan McElroy
Susan McElroy, MD*

Bipolar Disorder Section Advisor

Chief Research Officer, Lindner Center Of HOPE; Professor Of Psychiatry & Neuroscience, College Of Medicine, University Of Cincinnati; Editorial Board Member, Journal Of Clinical Psychiatry

C. Brendan Montano
C. Brendan Montano, MD, PC*

Primary Care Provider Section Advisor

Director and Principal Investigator for Connecticut Clinical Research in Cromwell, Connecticut

Marla Moses
Marla Moses, FNP, PMHNP*

Primary Care Provider Section Advisor

Owner, IN Moses Mental Health

Henry Nasrallah
Henry Nasrallah, MD*

Schizophrenia Section Advisor

Sydney W. Souers Professor & Chair, Department Of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neuroscience, Saint Louis University; Editor-In-Chief, Schizophrenia Research; Editor-In-Chief, Current Psychiatry

Robin Nelson
Robin Nelson, MD*

Major Depressive Disorder Section Advisor

Psychiatrist, DGR Behavioral Health LLC & Caron Treatment Centers

Charles Raison
Charles Raison, MD*

Major Depressive Disorder Section Advisor

Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Studies, School of Human Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI; Professor, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI; Founding Director, Center for Compassion Studies, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; Clinician, University Physicians Healthcare, Tucson AZ; Clinician, University of Wisconsin Healthcare

Rebecca Roma
Rebecca Roma, MD*

Schizophrenia Section Advisor

Medical Director, Community Treatment Team, Mercy Behavioral Health; Inpatient Psychiatrist, Behavioral Health Unit, University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center / Mercy Hospital

Madhukar Trivedi
Madhukar Trivedi, MD*

Major Depressive Disorder Section Advisor

Director, Center For Depression Research & Clinical Care; Betty Jo Hay Distinguished Chair, Mental Health & Julie K. Hersh Chair, Depression Research & Clinical Care, UT Southwestern Medical Center