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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.

Gaurava Agarwal
Gaurava Agarwal, MD*

Major Depressive Disorder Section Advisor, Speakers

Chief Wellness Executive, Northwestern Medicine Medical Groups; Director of Undergraduate Medical Education in Psychiatry, Feinberg School of Medicine; Associate Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences and Medical Education, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Jake Behrens
Jake Behrens, MD*

Digital Health Section Advisor

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

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

Stigma Section Advisor

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

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.

Jeffrey Cummings
Jeffrey Cummings, MD, ScD*

Agitation Section Advisor

Joy Chambers-Grundy Professor of Brain Science, Vice Chair for Research
Director of the Chambers-Grundy Center for Transformative Neuroscience at UNLV

Kathy Day
Kathy Day, MPA, BA, AA*

Patient & Caregiver Section Advisor

Caregiver & Mental Health Advocate in Sacramento, CA;

Former Member, Sacramento County Mental Health Board

Active in legislative reform at local and federal levels

Joseph Goldberg
Joseph Goldberg, MD*

Bipolar Disorder Section Advisor, Speakers

Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Director of the Affective Disorder Research Program at Silver Hill Hospital

James T. Kenney
James T. Kenney, RPh, MBA*

Payer Section Advisor

President, JTKENNEY, LLC

Dwayne Mayes
Dwayne Mayes, MS Mental Health Counseling*

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, Former Speakers, Speakers

Professor & Chairman at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center Department of Psychiatry

Emeritus Advisors

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

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
Sara Jones, PhD, APRN, PMHNP-BC, FAANP*

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