Nagy Youssef, MD, PhD

Professor of Psychiatry · Augusta University

Dr. Nagy Youssef is a leading expert in PTSD and suicide prevention and treats civilians, active duty military and veterans.

Genomics and epigentics Suicide Prevention Treatment-Resistant Mood Disorders Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Psychiatry

Leo Barbe

Founder · Think Don't Shoot

Award winning youth activist, published author, spoken word artist, National figure on youth vioelnce and founder of a youth empowerment org

Youth Assistance Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Emotional Intelligence Youth Violence Empowering Victims of Violence

Laura Wilson

Associate Professor and Director of Safe Zone · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Wilson focuses on post-trauma functioning, particularly in survivors of sexual violence or mass trauma

Terrorism Trauma Sexual Violence Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD

Kristen Zaleski

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Clinical Associate Professor focused on sexual assault victims and psychotherapy.

Neurobiology Empathy Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Sexual Assault Psychotherapy

Ferol Mennen

Associate Professor of Social Work Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Ferol Mennen focuses on child abuse, neglect, and post-traumatic stress disorders, as well as children's mental health services

Mental Health Child Abuse and Neglect Social Work Social Work Education Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Samantha Brody-Meltzer, M.D., M.P.H.

Associate Professor; Associate Chair for Faculty Development · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Samantha Meltzer-Brody's current clinical and research efforts are focused primarily on Perinatal Depression.

Postpartum Depression Perinatal Depression Genetics Women's Mood Disorders Stress Management

Michael Rank

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Dr. Rank specializes in military social work and traumatic stress.

Military Social Work Mental Health

Patrick Bordnick

Dean, Tulane University School of Social Work · Tulane University

Bordnick is a pioneer in the use of virtual reality for substance abuse assessment and intervention.

Self-Care Virtual Reality Technology Health Autism

Jing Liang, MD, PhD

Professor · USC School of Pharmacy

Expert in drug development. Established targeting gephyrin-GABAAR pathway, a NOVEL THEORY, to intervene Alzheimer disease

Neurodegenerative Disease Sleep Disorders Neuroscience Drug Development GABA A Receptor

Petra Molnar

Lawyer and Researcher · International Human Rights Program, University of Toronto

Refugee and migration issues; technology and human rights; immigration detention; and the relationship between law, society, and culture

Technology and human rights Anthropology of Migration Ethnography and Ethnographic Writing Women's Rights Refugee and Human Rights Issues

Sara Kintzle

Deputy Director of the Center for Innovation and Research Research Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Sara Kintzle studies the experiences of individuals who have served in the military, and the transition from active duty to civilian life.

Military Transition Military Social Work Education National Guard Military Social Work Sexual Trauma in the Military

Cato Laurencin, M.D., Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer, Connecticut Convergence Institute · UConn Health

Dr. Laurencin is a world renowned engineer, physician and scientist who is known for pioneering the field of Regenerative Engineering.

Stem Cell Science and Technology Nanotechnology Polymeric Materials Science Tissue Engineering Regenerative Engineering

Carl Castro

Professor · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Current research efforts include assessing the effects of combat and operations tempo (OPTEMPO) on soldier, family and unit readiness.

Veterans Affairs Veterans and Military Families Military Transition Back to Civilian Life Military Affairs Psychological Health

Doni Whitsett

Clinical Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Professor Whitesett's has expertise in cult-related issues.

Cult-Related Issues Trauma Human Sexuality Adults and Healthy Aging Neurobiology

Ravi Hadimani

Assistant Professor and Director of Biomagnetics Laboratory · Virginia Commonwealth University

Professor Hadimani specializes in non-invasive brain stimulation, biomagnetics, magnetocalorics and energy harvesting research.

Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation Biomagnetics Rare-Earth Magnetic Materials Magnetocaloric Effect Magnetic Nanoparticles

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

Margaret A. Cramer, PhD, ABPP

Doctoral Faculty - Clinical Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Psychodynamics; PTSD and substance abuse; Women, trauma and addiction.

History and Systems of Psychology Theories of Personality Psychopathology Health Psychology Psychoanalytic and Neoanalytic Theory and Psychotherapy

E. Alison Holman

Associate Professor of Nursing · UC Irvine

E. Alison Holman studies the early post-event predictors of co-morbid trauma-related mental and physical health problems.

Physical health Acute Stress Acute Stress & Cardiovascular Disease Psychological Trauma Media Exposure

Charles Figley

Dr. Paul Henry Kurzweg Distinguished Chair and Professor of Disaster Mental Health and Professor of Social Work · Tulane University

Charles Figley is an internationally-known trauma expert, social work professor and head of the Tulane Trauma Institute.

Crisis Counseling Compassion fatigue Disasters and Mental Health Trauma Disasters

Michele Cascardi

Program Director · Fielding Graduate University

Assessment and prevention of intimate partner violence and sexual assault in adolescent and young adult relationships

Psychopathology Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Structural Equation Modeling Assessment and Treatment of Intimate Partner Violence