Faculty & Contributors

PsychU is a community dedicated to understanding, sharing, and evolving best practices in mental health treatment. As part of this community, we are pleased to have physicians, clinicians, care managers, nurses, recovery coaches, pharmacists, payers, advocates, researchers, and a variety of professionals involved in providing, financing, or regulating mental health services join us by sharing their knowledge and experience.

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The PsychU Faculty are mental health professionals that deliver presentations and host conversations about the latest developments and trends in the behavioral health field – both online and in live events throughout the country.

Anissa Abi-Dargham, MD

Lloyd Alcera, MD

George Alexopoulos, MD

Gus Alva, MD, DFAPA

Ebere Andrew Anokwuru, MD

Rakesh Bansil, MD

Chris Bojrab, MD

Juan Bustillo, MD

Clayton Chau, MD, PhD

Muhammed A. Cheema, MD

John Chelf, MD

Steven Chen, PharmD, FASHP

Yadagiri Chepuru, MD

Stephen Christian-Michaels

Leslie Citrome, MD

Christoph Correll, MD

Robert O. Cotes, MD

Antonio Cusi, MD

Robert Davis, MD

Monica E. Oss, MS

Rifaat El-Mallakh, MD

Larry Ereshefsk

Jonathan Evans, MS

Heather Fair, RN

Stanley Fisher, MD

Noel Gardner, MD

Martin Guerrero, MD, JD

David C. Henderson, MD

Julia Hoffman, PsyD

Joel Holiner, MD

Rona Hu, MD

Cherry Jackson , Pharm.D, BCPP, FASHP

Rakesh Jain, MD, MPH

Matt Keene, MD

Brooke Kempf, PMHNP

Matcheri Keshavan, MD

Edward C. Lauterbach, MD, FANPA, DFAPA

Gary Leonhardt, MD

Thomas Lucas, MD

Rajinish Mago, MD

Vladimir Maletic, MD, MS

Theo Manschreck, MD, MPH

Prakash Masand, MD

Greg Mattingly, MD

James McCreath, PhD

Terry McInnis, MD, MPH

Michael Measom, MD

David Mohr, PhD


Christine Moutier, MD

Meera Narasimhan, MD

Charles Nguyen, MD

Charlotte Ostman, LCSW-R

Joseph Parks, MD

Diana Perkins, MD

Steven Potkin, MD

Charles Price, MD

Roueen Rafeyan, MD

Charles (Chuck) Raison, MD

Ranga Ram, MD, DFAPA

Rakesh Ranjan, MD

Larry Reccoppa, MD

Elizabeth Rowell

Carlos Ruiz, MD

Anita S. Kablinger, MD

William Sauve, MD

David Scheiderer, MD

Samuel D. Shillcutt, PhD

David Wayne Smith, MD

Stephen M. Stahl, MD, PhD

Georgia Stevens, PhD, APRN, PMHCNS-BC

Steve Szabo, MD, PhD

Oleg Tcheremissine, MD

Madhukar Trivedi, MD

Sandeep Vaishnavi, MD, PhD

Dawn I. Velligan, PhD

Cherian Verghese, MD

Stephen Vobach

Larry Warner, MD

Rick Weisler, MD

Scott Wiener, MD

Mark Zimmerman, MD

Manish Zinzuvadia, MD


As thought leaders in the mental health community, the PsychU Contributors provide information on innovative programs, treatment best practices, and community perspectives to enrich the content available to the PsychU community.

Deb Adler

Katie Arjes

Elizabeth Bonham, PhD,RN, PMHCNS-BC

Christie Cline, MD, MBA

Steven Coe

David Covington

Luke Crabtree

Carrie Dorn, LMSW, MPA

Babette Edgar, Pharm.D., MBA

Arthur C. Evans, Jr., Ph.D

Andrea Fagiolini, MD

Don Fowls

Philip Gorwood, MD

David Guth

Matt Kuhlenbeck

Maurice Lelii

Natalie Levkovich

Junqing Liu, PhD, MSW

Carole Matyas, MSW

Roger McIntyre, MD

Kenneth Minkoff, MD

Emily C. Morden, M.S.W.

Andrew Muzyk, PharmD

Lurline Nieto

Evelyn Parrish, PhD, APRN-BC

Hannah Phillips

Jose Rey

Mary Ruiz

Michael Thase, MD

Edgar Wiggins

All faculty members are paid consultants to Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc. and will be compensated for their participation.

Many experienced Medical Science Liaisons (MSL) and Managed Markets Liaisons (MML) also are feature contributors to the PsychU community. For more information on these professionals, please visit the MSL/MML section.

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