Committee Members

Jordan Karp, MD Lead Conference Organizer
Department Chair and Professor of Psychiatry

Dr. Karp is an expert in the fields of geriatric psychiatry, depression treatment, and suicide prevention. He is committed to educating healthcare providers about the principles of psychiatry and behavioral medicine.

Joy E. Bulger Beck, MD 
Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine

Dr. Bulger Beck is a general internist with a certification in menopause management through the North American Menopause Society. She is a primary care physician who is very interested in and concerned with caring for the mental health needs of her patients.

Trung (Jack) Duong, MD 
PGY4, Psychiatry

Jack received his medical degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia and his current professional interests include Adolescent Psychiatry with an emphasis in LGBTQ+ and Asian American mental health. He is deeply passionate about the intersections of race, gender, and ethnicity as they relate to mental health and loves to learn more about those subjects. 

Barbara Eckstein, MD, MPH 
Clinical Assistant Professor, Family and Community Medicine


Mindy Fain, MD 
Professor, Medicine

Since joining the University of Arizona medical faculty in 1985, Dr. Fain has made a remarkable difference in the availability and quality of health care in Arizona, especially among the state’s burgeoning population of elderly. Dr. Fain is committed to developing and disseminating high value models of health care. 

Saira Kalia, MD 
Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry

Dr. Kalia is a perinatal psychiatrist, an educator, and serves as the Associate Training Director for the Department of Psychiatry Residency program at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson and runs the Psychiatry Department’s  Perinatal Psychiatry Track. 

Vicki S Knight, MD
Medical Director, Complete Care, Banner University Health Plans


Jason Leubner, MD
Family Medicine, Geriatric Medicine

Dr. Leubner is a family physician, geriatrician and clinical assistant professor at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix. He serves as the Executive Medical Director for the Banner University Medical Group Phoenix and Medical Director for the Family Medicine Center there. Additionally, Dr Leubner is the physician leader for Banner Health’s Primary Care Clinical Consensus Group.

Mark Liu, DO, FAAFP
Chief of Primary Care Community Clinics Service at Southern Arizona VA Health Care System

Dr. Liu is a Family Physician and the Chief of Primary Care at the Southern Arizona VA Health Care System.  He is an Air Force Veteran and has served in the Department of Defense and the Veteran Health Administration for over 20 years.

Kristen Rundell, MD
Professor & Chair, Family and Community Medicine

Dr. Rundell is the Chair of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Arizona, College of Medicine Tucson. She has provided behavioral health for her patients for more than 25 years. She believes that is essential for Family Medicine physicians to have the skills to work in a behavioral health care team and be competent in mental health care for the improvement of health in the community that we serve.