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Terence Ketter, MD

Bipolar Disorder Section Advisor

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

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

Sloan Manning, MD

Primary Care Provider Section Advisor

  • Medical Director, Novant Health Urgent Care & Occupational Medicine

Paul Gionfriddo

Stigma Section Advisor

  • President & CEO, Mental Health America

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

Joseph Goldberg, MD

Bipolar Disorder Section Advisor

  • Clinical Professor, Psychiatry, Icahn School Of Medicine, Mount Sinai

Megan Ehret, PharmD, MS, BCPP

Pharmacist Corner Section Advisor

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

James T. Kenney, RPh, MBA

Payer Section Advisor

  • President, Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP)

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

C. Brendan Montano, MD

Primary Care Provider Section Advisor

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

Alan "Tony" Amberg, MS, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC

Nurses Corner Section Advisor

  • Psychiatric Consult Liaison Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago
  • Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, 7 Hills Healthcare Center
  • Clinical Preceptor: Rush University, St. Mary’s College, University of Illinois, Vanderbilt University
  • Emeritus Board Member and Former President, Illinois Chapter of American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA)


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
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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
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Kathy Day, MPA, BA, AA

Patient & Caregiver Section Advisor

  • Caregiver and mental health advocate in Sacramento, CA
  • Former member of the Sacramento County Mental Health Board
  • Active in legislative reform at local and federal levels

Emeritus Advisors

Susan McElroy, M.D.

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

Robin Nelson, M.D.

Major Depressive Disorder Section Advisor

  • Psychiatrist, DGR Behavioral Health LLC & Caron Treatment Centers

Marla Moses, FNP, PMHNP

Primary Care Provider Section Advisor

  • Owner, IN Moses Mental Health

Mauricio Tohen, MD, DrPH, MBA

Bipolar Disorder Section Advisor

  • Professor & Chairman, Department Of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center

Allen Doederlein

Stigma Section Advisor

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

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

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