Carmen Andreescu, MD
Dr. Andreescu is an expert in the cognitive and affective neuroscience of anxiety disorders in late-life and across the lifespan, and her research explores topics such as the effect of anxiety and stress on accelerated aging, as well as the clinical and neural markers of treatment response in late-life anxiety and depression.
Saira Kalia, MD
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.
Jordan Karp, MD
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.
Hanadi Ajam Oughli, MD
Hanadi Ajam Oughli is a board-certified adult and geriatric psychiatrist and Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the University of California Los Angeles. Her clinical interests include mood, anxiety, and cognitive disorders in adults and older adults. Her research focuses on pharmacological and combination augmentation strategies using integrative and behavioral interventions.
Barbara Pritchard, PhD
Drawing on over 35 years of clinical practice, Dr. Pritchard has served as a consultant to individual mental health practitioners as well as various agencies, institutions, and hospitals. She has been an invited speaker at local and national meetings, with a particular focus on the treatment of such challenging areas as personality disorders, eating disorders, and chronic depression.
Carolyn Rodriguez, MD, PhD
As the Director of the Translational Therapeutics Lab and Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Dr. Rodriguez leads studies investigating the brain basis of severe mental disorders. Her landmark clinical trials pioneered rapid-acting treatments for illnesses including Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and related disorders. She is coauthor of Hoarding Disorder: A Comprehensive Clinical Guide.
Ginny Sprang, PhD
Dr. Sprang has published extensively on topics such as child trauma, trauma informed care, the commercial sexual exploitation of minors, implementation and sustainability, disaster response and secondary traumatic stress. Her work involves the creation of translational tools, and the development, testing and implementation of evidence-based treatments and practices to treat those exposed to these traumatic experiences.
Debra K. Weiner, MD
Dr. Weiner has focused her clinical practice on caring for older adults with chronic noncancer pain conditions since 1998 when she began her tenure at the University of Pittsburgh. She has conducted interdisciplinary research on various aspects of pain and aging since 1994 when she was awarded an NIH career development award to study pain in nursing home residents. Since then, she has been continually funded as principal investigator (PI) or co-PI on a federally funded grants focused on older adults with chronic musculoskeletal pain, primarily chronic low back pain, and more recently lumbar spinal stenosis.