Michael W. Johnson, MA, CAP

Senior Managing Director of Behavioral Health · CARF International

A creative, solutions-oriented leader who is passionate about improving quality in behavioral healthcare.

Addictions Treatment Addictions Counselling Behavioral Health Stigma Performance Management Substance Use Disorders

Marlene Matarese, Ph.D.

Associate Research Professor · University of Connecticut

Marlene Matarese works to improve access to and the quality of systems and services for children and youth with public system involvement.

Child Welfare Juvenile Justice and Behavioral Health Systems Family Reunification in Child Welfare Implementation Science Intervention Design and Evidence Based Practices

Erin Booker, LPC

Chief Bio-Psycho-Social Officer · ChristianaCare

Erin Booker, LPC, is the Chief Bio-Psycho-Social Officer at ChristianaCare.

Behavioral Health Community Health Strategic Collaborations Community Education Community Partnerships

Tamar Gur

Assistant Professor | Department of Psychiatry · The Ohio State University

Dr. Gur specializes in pre-conception, pregnancy and the postpartum period

Pre-Conception Pregnancy Post-Partum Depression Miscarriage Infertility

Emily Hosea, MEd, NCC

Managing Director of Behavioral Health and Opioid Treatment Programs · CARF International

Emily Hosea has experience in a variety of settings that focused on substance use disorders, mental health, and crisis intervention.

Substance Use Disorders Mental Health Behavioral Health Opioid Treatment Program Crisis Intervention

Michelle Zabel, MSS

Executive Director of Innovations Institute · University of Connecticut

Michelle Zabel and her team advance research-based, culturally responsive solutions for child, youth, and family-serving public systems.

Care Coordination Crisis Response Systems Implementation Science Sustainable Financing Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI)

Narpinder Malhi, M.D.

Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Clinic and Multidisciplinary Autism Program · ChristianaCare

Narpinder Malhi, M.D., is the Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Clinic and Multidisciplinary Autism Program.

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Psychiatry

Sandra M. Chafouleas

Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of Educational Psychology · University of Connecticut

Professor Chafouleas is an expert on whole child, school mental health, behavioral assessment, and K12 tiered systems of support.

Multi-Tiered Frameworks Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child Model Social-Emotional-Behavioral Assessment School Mental Health Trauma-Informed Schools

Natalie Moser

Director of the MSU Psychological Clinic · Michigan State University

Natalie Moser directs the MSU Psychological Clinic and specializes in pediatric psychology, child anxiety and parent consultation.

Mental Health Bullying Pediatric Psychology Parenting Child Anxiety

Carol Sabel, RN, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair, School of Nursing · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Carol Sabel is an expert in examining barriers to nursing students continuing education and interprofessional collaboration.

Patient Education Patient Safety Nursing Education Interprofessional Collaboration Nursing

Ram Sharma, M.D.

Psychiatrist · ChristianaCare

Dr. Ram Sharma is a psychiatrist with the Behavioral Health Unit at ChristianaCare’s Wilmington Hospital.

Psychiatric Clinical Research Psychopharmacology Psychosis Treatment Resistant Depression Bipolar Disorder

Malina Spirito, M.Ed., MA

Psychologist · ChristianaCare

Malina Spirito, M.Ed., MA, is a psychologist with ChristianaCare.

Perinatal Mental Health Women's Mental Health

Stacy Drury, MD

Remigio Gonzalez MD Endowed Professorship of Child Psychiatry, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Vice Chair of Research, Department of Pediatrics · Tulane University

Drury explores how early life adversity interacts with genetic and epigenetic factors to shape child health and neurodevelopmental outcomes.

Telomeres Health Disparities Pediatric Medicine Child Psychiatry Genetics

Valera Hudson, MD

Professor & Chair · Augusta University

Valera Hudson is a pediatric pulmonologist and treats conditions that affect a child's respiratory system, like severe asthma or bronchitis.

Pediatric Pulmonology Medical Education Reccurent Pneumonia Cystic Fibrosis Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia

Holly Oxhandler, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development, Associate Professor, Diana R. Garland School of Social Work · Baylor University

Oxhandler studies how to ethically & effectively assess and discuss clients’ religion/spirituality within health and mental health treatment

Religion and Social Work Religion and Spirituality in Clinical Practice Evidence-Based Practice Process Scale Development Mental Health (primarily Anxiety and Depression)

Suzanne Bauer, Psy.D., Esq.

Clinical Psychologist · ChristianaCare

Dr. Suzanne Bauer is an expert in diagnosing autism spectrum disorder and providing care to outpatients using a variety of therapies.

Psychological Assessment Behavior Modification Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Child Psychology Autism Spectrum Disorder

Paul Lawrence Vann

Founder/President · Wealth Building Academy, LLC

Dynamic Inspiration Speaker, Author, Certified Business Growth Coach, Talk Show Host

Claudia Fletcher

Founder · Third Degree Parenting

Humor and Experience from author and mom of twelve woven together to apply to many situations.

Parenting Survival Tips Management Principles Learned From Parenting 12 Kids

Scott Siegel, Ph.D, MHCDS

Director of Cancer Control & Population Sciences · ChristianaCare

Scott Siegel, Ph.D., MHCDS, is a licensed psychologist and the Director of Population Health Research at ChristianaCare.

Cancer and Behavioral Health Population Health Research Behavioral Health Determinants Psychchology Social Health Determinants

Felipa Chavez, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor | School of Psychology · Florida Tech

Dr. Chavez pursues a program of research reflecting issues of family dysfunction as seen through parent-child interactions.

Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) Comorbid Parental Psychopathology Family Dysfunction Psychology Child Psychopathology