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Field Medical Affairs Team

The PsychU community includes a team of clinical research professionals who specialize in translating scientific and medical information to a broad range of stakeholder organizations in the mental health field. This team of experienced Medical Science Liaisons (MSL) and Managed Markets Liaisons (MML) are employees or contractors of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc. and are available to deliver live presentations for your organization.

Anissa Abi-Dargham
Anissa Abi-Dargham, MD

Vice-Chair of Research, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Health, Stony Brook University

Deb Adler
Deb Adler

Advisory Board, OPEN MINDS

Rebecca S. Ahdoot
Rebecca S. Ahdoot, MD, FASN, MD, FASN

Assistant Professor — Department of Nephrology
Director – PKD Partner Clinic at the UCI School of Medicine*

Samuel Allen
Samuel Allen, PhD (LUND)

Senior Medical Science Liaison

Noy Alon
Noy Alon, BS

Medical Student, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY

Laura Anguiano
Laura Anguiano, PhD (OPDC)

Senior Clinical & Scientific Liaison

Timothy Aungst
Timothy Aungst, PharmD

Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS) Worcester, MA

Elizabeth Bennett
Elizabeth Bennett, PhD

Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

Mark Benvenga
Mark Benvenga, MA (LUND)

Senior Medical Science Liaison

Alan Blau
Alan Blau, PhD (LUND)

Principal Medical Science Liaison

Chris Bojrab
Chris Bojrab, MD

President of Indiana Health Group, and Chief Medical Officer of M-Life

Jeff Bounds
Jeff Bounds, PhD (LUND)


Medical Science Liaison

Greg Broutman
Greg Broutman, PhD (LUND)

Senior Medical Science Liaison

Molly Burich
Molly Burich, (OPDC)

Senior Director, Reimbursement & Health Policy, Government Affairs, Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc.

Jacquelyn Canning
Jacquelyn Canning, PharmD, BCPP (OPDC)

Clinical & Scientific Liaison

Tamar C. Carmel
Tamar C. Carmel, MD (he/him)

Psychiatrist and Medical Director of Mental Health Services at Central Outreach
Wellness Center, Pittsburgh, PA

Daniel Carpenter
Daniel Carpenter, PhD

Senior Director, Product Manager, Digital Therapeutics
Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc. (OAPI)

Alf Carroll
Alf Carroll, MS, PA-C (he/him) (OPDC)

Clinical & Scientific Liaison, Nephrology

Alison A Carroll
Alison A Carroll, LCSW-R

People USA Consultant and Former Senior Vice President of Business Development at The Mental Health Association of Westchester New York

Marshall Cates
Marshall Cates, PharmD, BCPP, FASHP, FCCP, FALSHP

Professor & Chair Department of Pharmacy Practice

Maxine Chen
Maxine Chen, PhD

Director, U.S. Medical Affairs, Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization

Steven Chen
Steven Chen, PharmD, FASHP, FCSHP, FNAP

Associate Professor and Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs at the USC School of Pharmacy and the William A. Heeres and Josephine A. Heeres Chair in Community Pharmacy.

Craig Chepke
Craig Chepke, MD, FAPA

Board-Certified Psychiatrist, Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, Private practice at Excel Psychiatric Associates in Huntersville, NC, Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychiatry for Atrium Health and University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Allan Chrisman
Allan Chrisman, MD

Associate Professor Emeritus, Duke University School of Medicine

Allan Chrisman
Allan Chrisman, MD

Associate Professor Emeritus, Duke University School of Medicine

Henry Chung
Henry Chung, MD

Senior Medical Director for Behavioral Health Integration Strategy, Montefiore Care Management Organization
Professor of Psychiatry, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Joseph Cirrincione
Joseph Cirrincione, PharmD, MBA (OPDC)

Senior Managed Market Liaison

Carolyn Clevenger
Carolyn Clevenger, DNP, RN, GNP-BC, AGPCNP-BC, FAANP, FGSA

Professor of Transformative Clinical Practice, Emory University School of Nursing, Clinical Director and Gerontological Nurse Practitioner at Integrated Memory Care Clinic

Christine Costa
Christine Costa, Ph.D., DNP, RN, PMHNP-BC

Psychiatric Nurse practitioner, Gateways Hospital and Mental Health Center

Deidra Couch
Deidra Couch, PhD (LUND)

Principal Medical Science Liaison

Elizabeth Crane
Elizabeth Crane, MBA, M.Ed.

Founder & Chief Vision Officer of It’s All Good Here

Christiian Storm Credle
Christiian Storm Credle, PsyD (he/him/his)

Lead Mosaic Psychologist/Supervising Psychologist; Mosaic Medical Center for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer+ Health and Wellness; Sharon Hill Medical, AIDS Care Group, Center for Integrative Medicine, Sharon Hill, PA

Harry Croft
Harry Croft, MD

Psychiatrist and medical educator in the San Antonio, TX area.

Robert N. Cuyler
Robert N. Cuyler, PhD

Chief Clinical Officer, Freespira, Inc

Marla Dallal
Marla Dallal, PharmD, RPH

Clinical & Scientific Liaison (Nephrology)

Heather Davidson
Heather Davidson, PhD

Kathy Day
Kathy Day, MPA, BA, AA

Caregiver & Mental Health Advocate in Sacramento, CA; Former Member, Sacramento County Mental Health Board, Active in legislative reform at local and federal levels

Carl DeFranco
Carl DeFranco, MSN, PMHNP-BC


Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Elizabeth DiNapoli
Elizabeth DiNapoli, PhD (OPDC)

Senior Medical Science Liaison

Paul M. Duck
Paul M. Duck

Chief Strategy Officer, OPEN MINDS

Ken Duckworth
Ken Duckworth, MD

Chief Medical Officer, National Association for Mental Illness

Dante Durand
Dante Durand, MD, MBA

Vice Chair of Clinical Services & Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine; Chief Medical Officer at Jackson Behavioral Health Hospital in Miami, FL.

Margaret Emerson
Margaret Emerson, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC

Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE

Aaron Emmel
Aaron Emmel, PharmD, MHA, BCPS

Nephrology Senior Clinical & Scientific Liaison

Michael Filsinger
Michael Filsinger, PA-C, MPA

Clinical & Scientific Liaison (Nephrology)

Caroline Fisher-O’Neill
Caroline Fisher-O’Neill, Esq.

Director, State Government Affairs, OAPI

Don Fowls
Don Fowls, MD

Payer Section Advisor; President of Don Fowls & Associates in Scottsdale, AZ; Senior Advisor, Alera Health; Senior Advisor, The Menges Group; Past President and Legislative Chair, Arizona Psychiatric Society

Heidi Fusco
Heidi Fusco, PM&R

Assistant Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at NYU Grossman School of Medicine; Medical Director, Brain Injury Unit, Queens Nassau Nursing and Rehabilitation; Assistant Director, Traumatic Brain Injury Program

Marie Anne Gebara
Marie Anne Gebara, MD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh

Wesley Geminn
Wesley Geminn, PharmD

Chief Pharmacist, TN Dept. Of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Nashville, Tennessee

Cathy Gilbert
Cathy Gilbert

Senior Associate, OPEN MINDS, former Vice President II, Network Development at Magellan Healthcare Inc.

Paul Gionfriddo
Paul Gionfriddo

President & CEO, Mental Health America

Gonzalo Gonzalez
Gonzalo Gonzalez, DNP, APRN, NP-C

Nephrology Clinical & Scientific Liaison

Michael F. Green
Michael F. Green, PhD

Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences and the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at the Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA,
Director of the VA Research Enhancement Award Program (REAP) on Enhancing Community Integration for Homeless Veterans,
Director of the Treatment Unit of the VA Desert Pacific Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center (MIRECC)

E. Jeffrey Greenberg
E. Jeffrey Greenberg, MD

Neurologist at Princeton & Rutgers Neurology, P.A., Co-Founder of Advanced Clinical Institute

George T. Grossberg
George T. Grossberg, MD

St Louis University School of Medicine, St Louis, MS

Martin Guerrero
Martin Guerrero, MD, JD

Forensic and Geriatric Psychiatrist, El Paso, Texas

Jane Guo
Jane Guo, PharmD, MBA

Managed Market Liaison

Caroline Harris
Caroline Harris, MSW, LCSWA

Hospice Home Clinical Social Worker Associate at Hospice of the Piedmont in North Carolina

Mariah Henderson-Cadigan
Mariah Henderson-Cadigan, PA-C (she/her)

Physician Assistant at Tufts University and LGBTQ Health Educator at Tufts and Northeastern University PA Programs in Boston, MA

Sharon Hicks
Sharon Hicks, MSW, MBA

Senior Associate, OPEN MINDS, former Chief Operating Officer for Community Care Behavioral Health.

Napoleon Higgins
Napoleon Higgins, MD

Psychiatrist, Bay Pointe Behavioral Health Services;
Former President, Black Psychiatrists of America

Max Hyams
Max Hyams, PharmD, RPh (OPDC)

Nephrology Medical Science Liaison

Brian Iacoviello
Brian Iacoviello, PhD

Assistant Professor, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai New York, NY

Jasmin Inman
Jasmin Inman, PharmD

Former Managed Market Liaison, Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.

Michelle Jacobs
Michelle Jacobs, PharmD, BCPS, BC-ADM, CDE, RPh (OPDC)

Former Senior Medical Science Liaison

Rakesh Jain
Rakesh Jain, MD, MPH

Co-founder of WILD-5 Wellness®

Philip G. Janicak
Philip G. Janicak, MD

Adjunct Professor and Consultant to the Therapeutic Neuromodulation Program in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and a Distinguished Life Fellow in the American Psychiatric Association

Julleah Johnson
Julleah Johnson, PhD (OPDC)

Senior Medical Science Liaison

Carolyn Jones
Carolyn Jones, PhD

Senior Medical Science Liaison

Jessica Kanai
Jessica Kanai, PharmD (OPDC)

Medical Science Liaison

Adam Kaplin
Adam Kaplin, MD, PhD

Chief Scientific Officer, MyMD Pharmaceuticals

Laura Kaponer
Laura Kaponer, CPSS

Mental health advocate, blogger, and Certified Peer

Daniel Karlin
Daniel Karlin, MD

Chief Medical Officer, MindMed, New York, NY

Areef Kassam
Areef Kassam, MD, MPA

Community Health Network Psychiatry Residency Associate Program Director

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

President, JTKENNEY, LLC

John Kern
John Kern, MD

Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington Advancing Integrated Mental Health Solutions (AIMS) Center

Brandon Kitay
Brandon Kitay, MD, PhD

Director of Behavioral Health Integration, Emory Healthcare
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine

Mariko Kobayashi
Mariko Kobayashi, PhD (OPDC)

Medical Science Liaison

Luke Kramer
Luke Kramer

Executive Director of STARR Coalition

Phillip Lai
Phillip Lai, PharmD, BCPP (OPDC)

Medical Science Liaison

Gina Lau
Gina Lau, PharmD (OPDC)

Regional Medical Lead

Walter Lawhorn
Walter Lawhorn, PharmD (OPDC)

Regional Medical Lead

William Lawson
William Lawson, MD, PhD

Adjunct Professor, UMSOM
Professor Emeritus,
Dell Medical School

Steven Leifman
Steven Leifman, JD

Associate Administrative Judge, Miami-Dade County Court – Criminal Division

Chloe Liu
Chloe Liu, PhD (OPDC)

Senior Clinical & Scientific Liaison

Richard Louis, III
Richard Louis, III

Vice President, OPEN MINDS

Stephen Loyd
Stephen Loyd, MD

Medical Director Cedar Recovery, Mt. Juliet, Tennessee

Karimah S. B. Lynum
Karimah S. B. Lynum, PharmD, MBA, BCPP

Medical Director, US Medical Affairs, Neuroscience, Otsuka America Pharmaceutical

Soheyla L. Mahdavian
Soheyla L. Mahdavian, PharmD, BCGP, TTS

Associate Professor | Pharmacy Practice
College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences | Division of Pharmacy Practice
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

Gin Malhi
Gin Malhi, MD

Executive and Clinical Director of the CADE Clinic Royal North Shore Hospital, Head of the Discipline of Psychiatry at University of Sydney, President of International Society of Bipolar Disorders

Mojgan Makki
Mojgan Makki, MD​, DFAACAP

Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatry Private Practice, Chicago & Northbrook, IL; Solutions Northshore IOP (Intensive Outpatient Program); Psychiatric School Consultant, multiple locations, Illinois; Distinguished Fellow AACAP

Vladimir Maletic
Vladimir Maletic, MD

Serves as Clinical Professor, Psychiatry/Behavioral Science, University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville, SC

Sean Maloney
Sean Maloney, DO, MPH

Director, Occupational Health and Safety, Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc.

Laura Mandos
Laura Mandos, BS, PharmD, BCPP

Remington Professor of Pharmacy, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia

Stephen R. Marder
Stephen R. Marder, MD

Vice Chair of Education, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences and the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at the Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Daniel X. Freedman Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA,
Director, VISN 22 Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center,
Director, Section on Psychosis, Semel Institute for Neuroscience at UCLA

Dwayne Mayes
Dwayne Mayes, MS

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

Roger S. McIntyre
Roger S. McIntyre, MD, FRCPC

Professor of Psychiatry and Pharmacology, University of Toronto,
Head of the Mood Disorders Psychopharmacology Unit, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada

Tara McKinley
Tara McKinley, PharmD (OPDC)


Managed Market Liaison

Nicole Meade
Nicole Meade, PhD (OPDC)

Senior Medical Science Liaison

Michael Measom
Michael Measom, MD

Medical Director, Assertive Community Treatment (ACT), Volunteer of America, Salt Lake City, Utah

Albert Mei
Albert Mei, PharmD

National Lead for Digital Innovation and Managed Ambulatory Care, Elevance Caremore

Chip Meyer
Chip Meyer, PhD (OPDC)

Sr. Clinical & Scientific Liaison

Chip Meyer (he/him)
Chip Meyer (he/him), PhD (he/him) (OPDC)

Sr. Clinical & Scientific Liaison

Reza Moghadam
Reza Moghadam, PharmD, MBA

Executive Director, Head of Field Medical Affairs for Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.

Sherry Molock
Sherry Molock, PhD, M.Div.

Associate Professor, Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences,
The George Washington University

Marjorie Morrison
Marjorie Morrison, LMFT, LPC

CEO & Co-Founder of Psych Hub™

Stephen Murray
Stephen Murray, PharmD, MBA (OPDC)

Regional Medical Lead

Kristen Nagy
Kristen Nagy, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP

Clinical Pharmacy Coordinator-Psychiatry;
Assistant Professor-Sandra and Leon Levine Psychiatry Residency Program,
Atrium Health Behavioral Health, a facility of Carolinas Medical Center Charlotte

Nichole Neugebauer
Nichole Neugebauer, PhD

Medical Science Liaison, CNS

Jeffrey Newcorn
Jeffrey Newcorn, MD

Professor of psychiatry and pediatrics, and director, Division of ADHD and Learning Disorders at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He is also the director of Pediatric Psychopharmacology for the Mount Sinai Health System, and supervising psychiatrist in the Student Trainee Mental Health Program at Mount Sinai.

Lyndsey Nguyen
Lyndsey Nguyen, MS, BA

Senior Health Care Analyst National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)

Ifeanyi Olele
Ifeanyi Olele, DO, MBA, MS


Psychiatrist & CEO at Genesis Psychiatric Solutions, Washington DC & Genesis TMS and Wellness, Fairfax VA

Monica E. Oss
Monica E. Oss

Chief Executive Officer and Founder of OPEN MINDS

Dennis Pabis
Dennis Pabis, PharmD, BCPP (OPDC)

Senior Medical Science Liaison

America Paredes
America Paredes

VP of Partners & Community Outreach at MHA

Sagar Parikh
Sagar Parikh, MD, FRCPC

John F Greden Professor of Depression and Clinical Neuroscience, Professor of Psychiatry, Associate Director, University of Michigan Depression Center

Evelyn Parrish
Evelyn Parrish, PhD, PMHNP-BC, FAANP

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Access Wellness Group; Associate Professor, University of Kentucky College of Nursing

Dr. Susan Partovi
Dr. Susan Partovi, MD

Medical Director of Homeless Health Care Los Angeles (HHCLA)

Hiten Patadia
Hiten Patadia, PharmD (OPDC)

Liason, Medical Science Liaison, Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.

Managed Market Liaison

Gary Pattee
Gary Pattee, MD

Clinical Neurologist, Neurology Associates, P.C.

Alyssa Peckham
Alyssa Peckham, PharmD, BCPP (OPDC)

Clinical & Scientific Liaison

Aderonke Pederson
Aderonke Pederson, MD

Director of Research Equity in the Clinical Trials Network and Institute at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and a Member of the Faculty of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School

Sarah Perret
Sarah Perret, MS, BS

Associate Editor, npj Women’s Health, Boston, MA

Bob Pitasi
Bob Pitasi, PharmD, BCPP, MBA

Medical Science Liaison

John Poikonen
John Poikonen, PharmD

Director of Clinical Informatics at Avhana Health

Valerie Purdie-Greenaway
Valerie Purdie-Greenaway, PhD

Associate Professor of Psychology, Columbia University in the City of New York, New York, NY

David Purselle
David Purselle, MD, MSCR

Board-certified psychiatrist with over 20 years of clinical experience, Director of Georgia Psychiatric Consultants and an adjunct faculty member at Morehouse School of Medicine

Roueen Rafeyan
Roueen Rafeyan, MD

Psychiatrist & Chief Medical Officer for Gateway Foundation Addiction Treatment Centers and an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University

Justin Rash
Justin Rash, PharmD, BCGP (OPDC)

Senior Medical Science Liaison

Vladimir Reiser
Vladimir Reiser, PhD (LUND)

Senior Medical Science Liaison

Steven Remillard
Steven Remillard

Manager, Market Policy, Highmark & Advisory Board Member, OPEN MINDS*

Anthony J. Rissling
Anthony J. Rissling, PhD (LUND)

Senior Medical Science Liaison

Patricia Rohman
Patricia Rohman, PharmD, MBA

Senior Managed Market Liaison

Alan Rosenthal
Alan Rosenthal, PharmD (LUND)

Senior Medical Science Liaison

Harvey Rosenthal
Harvey Rosenthal

CEO of the New York Association of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services (NYAPRS)

Jennifer Rothman
Jennifer Rothman

Senior Manager, Youth & Young Adult Initiatives, NAMI

Martha Sajatovic
Martha Sajatovic, MD

Psychiatrist, Director Neurological and Behavioral Outcomes Center, University Hospital Cleveland Medical Center and Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Dara Sanandaji
Dara Sanandaji

Author, Filmmaker, Consultant, Humanist
Golder Rule Media, LLC; Golden Rule Solutions, LLC

John A. Schall
John A. Schall, MPP

Chief Executive Officer of Caregiver Action Network

Laurie Scherrer
Laurie Scherrer

Individual with Early Onset Alzheimer’s Disease

Roy Scherrer
Roy Scherrer

Care Partner to an Individual with Early Onset Alzheimer’s Disease

Nina R. Schooler
Nina R. Schooler, PhD

Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; State University of New York Downstate Medical Center

Sabrina Segal
Sabrina Segal, PhD

Medical Writer of NEI

Rachel Self
Rachel Self, PhD, MS (OPDC)

Medical Science Director, Neuroscience Field Medical Affairs

Nimish Shah
Nimish Shah, DNP

Co-Founder of Progressive Therapeutics

Carrie Shaw
Carrie Shaw, MD

CEO & Founder of Embodied Labs

Shayan Shirazian
Shayan Shirazian, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology

Samuel Shillcutt
Samuel Shillcutt, PhD

Professor Emeritus, Mercer University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry

Dennis Sholler
Dennis Sholler, PhD (OPDC)

Senior Medical Science Liaison, CNS

Shan Siddiqi
Shan Siddiqi, MD

Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; Director of Psychiatric Neuromodulation Research, BWH Center for Brain Circuit Therapeutics; Associated Neuropsychiatrist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital center for Brain/Mind Medicine

Richard Silvia
Richard Silvia, PharmD, BCPP

Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Jonathan Singer
Jonathan Singer, PhD, LCSW

Esteemed author and scholar, with expertise in suicide prevention and social worker. He serves as Professor at Loyola University’s School of Social Work, is an emeritus president of the Association of Suicidology, founder & host of the Social Work podcast, as well as PsychU speaker & collaborator.

Sue Smith
Sue Smith, PharmD (OPDC)

Clinical & Scientific Liaison

David Smith
David Smith, MD

Clinical Faculty

Roger Sommi
Roger Sommi, PharmD, FCCP, BCPP

Associate Dean, UMKC School of Pharmacy - University of Missouri

Kelly Stein-Marcus
Kelly Stein-Marcus, PhD

Regional Director– East, Field Medical Affairs, Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.

Becky Stoll
Becky Stoll, LCSW

Vice President of Crisis and Disaster Management, Centerstone

Shirin Sundar
Shirin Sundar, PhD

Clinical & Scientific Liaison (Nephrology)

Suresh Sureddi
Suresh Sureddi, MD

Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Physician Assistant Studies at University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth and as Clinical Faculty at a number of universities in Texas including San Angelo State and University of Texas Tyler.

David Swain
David Swain, MBA

Innovative marketing professional with extensive experience developing national marketing campaigns and successfully forging and optimizing strategic alliances with both established Fortune 500 and emerging corporate partners.

Jason Swartz
Jason Swartz, RPh, MBA (OPDC)

Managed Market Liaison

Samantha Sweeney
Samantha Sweeney, PharmD, MBA (OPDC)

Senior CNS Medical Science Liaison

Arturo Taca
Arturo Taca, MD

Psychiatrist and Medical Director, INSynergy Treatment Center, St Louis, MO
Chief Medical Officer, Speranza Therapeutics

Tazin Aijaz
Tazin Aijaz, PharmD, BCPS

Nephrology Senior Medical Science Liaison
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.*

April D. Thames
April D. Thames, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychiatry, Chief Psychologist of Adult Division (Psychology) at UCLA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences

Michael Thase
Michael Thase, MD

Professor of Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine; Director of the Mood & Anxiety Disorders Section; Researcher, Corporal Michael J. Crescenz Veterans Affairs Medical Center at the University of Pennsylvania

Christopher Thomas Tobias
Christopher Thomas Tobias, MS, MHA, CHF, PA-C (he/him/his)

Director of Academic Education & Clinical Assistant Professor for Physician Studies at the School of Health Professions; Saint Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, PA

Michele Truman Jones
Michele Truman Jones, PharmD (LUND)

Senior Medical Science Liaison

Sandeep Vaishnavi
Sandeep Vaishnavi, MD, PhD

Faculty, Duke Institute for Brain Sciences (DIBS), Duke University

Nina Vasan
Nina Vasan, MD, MBA

Chief Medical Officer of Real; Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Stanford University School of Medicine; Founder and Executive Director of "Brainstorm: The Stanford Lab for Mental Health Innovation."

Dawn Velligan
Dawn Velligan, PhD

Director, Division of Community Recovery, Research Training, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX

Justin Volpe
Justin Volpe

Certified Recovery Peer Specialist, Miami-Dade County’s 11th Judicial Criminal Mental Health Project Jail Diversion Program

Harriet A Washington
Harriet A Washington

Professor of Bioethics, Columbia University
Award Winning Author of Medical Apartheid

Dr. Heidi Waters
Dr. Heidi Waters, PhD (OPDC)

Sr Director, Policy Research Health Outcomes

Alyssa Weers
Alyssa Weers, PharmD (OPDC)

Liason, Medical Science Liaison, Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.

Clinical & Scientific Liaison

Carla White
Carla White, BS, PharmD, RPh

Pharmacist and Associate Dean of Organizational Diversity and Inclusion at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Eshelman School of Pharmacy

Nolan Williams
Nolan Williams, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford; Director of the Stanford Brain Stimulation Lab

Kirby Patmon Williams
Kirby Patmon Williams, MSN, PMHNP-BC

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner at RBHA, Richmond, VA; Adjunct Professor at VCU; Founder of the Black PMHNP Collective of Virginia

Jeremiah Witherow
Jeremiah Witherow, MD


Dan Womer
Dan Womer, PhD, MA, BA (LUND)

Senior Medical Science Liaison

Chad Worz
Chad Worz, PharmD, BCGP

Chief Executive Officer, American Society of Consultant Pharmacists

Philip Yanos
Philip Yanos, PhD

Professor, Department of Psychology, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York

Peter Zafirides
Peter Zafirides, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor, Ohio State University

Hannah Zeller
Hannah Zeller, MSW

Programs Manager, Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)

Gerard Zitnik
Gerard Zitnik, PhD (OPDC)

Medical Science Liaison

Emeritus Former Speakers

Sucharita Somkuwar
Sucharita Somkuwar, PhD, BPharm (OPDC)

Clinical & Scientific Liaison