Chair
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Mara Hollander

Ph.D. Candidate - University of Pittsburgh

Mara Hollander is a PhD candidate at the University of Pittsburgh. Read Bio

Past Chair
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Michael Flores, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Research and Evaluation Scientist - Health Equity Research Lab

Michael Flores is a Research and Evaluation Scientist at the Health Equity Research Lab. He is a graduate of the doctoral program in Health Services Research at the Brown University School of Public Health. Read Bio

Member-At-Large
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Barbara Andraka-Christou, Ph.D., J.D.

Assistant Professor - University of Central Florida

Dr. Barbara "Basia" Andraka-Christou is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Management & Informatics at the University of Central Florida Read Bio

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Christian Betancourt, M.H.S.A.

Ph.D. Candidate - George Mason University

Christian Betancourt is a Medical Service Corps, US Naval Officer, currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Health Services Research (Policy) from George Mason University. Read Bio

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Rachel Henke, Ph.D.

Senior Director of Research - IBM Watson Health

Dr. Rachel Henke is a Senior Director of Evaluation and Economic Research at IBM Watson Health. Read Bio

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Joanna Jackson, Ph.D., M.S.N., RN

Assistant Professor - Winthrop University

Dr. Joanna Jackson is an Assistant Professor of Healthcare Management in the College of Business at Winthrop University, where she was the 2020 Wells Fargo Excellence in Teaching and the 2021 Springs Industries Research award recipient. Read Bio

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Aparna Kumar, CRNP, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor - Thomas Jefferson University

Dr. Aparna Kumar is a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP-BC) who works to ensure that mental health care is accessible, evidence based, and integrated across health care settings. Read Bio

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Mark Liptrap, M.S.W., M.S.

Social Worker - Monongalia County Health Department

Mark Liptrap is a Certified Social Worker in West Virginia, a Certified Youth and Adult Mental Health First Aider, a PCIT Therapist, and a Trauma Therapist. Read Bio

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Xi Pan, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor - Texas State University

Dr. Xi Pan is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Texas State University. Read Bio

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Harold Pincus, M.D.

Professor - Columbia University

Harold Pincus, M.D. is a Professor and Vice Chair of the Department of Psychiatry, Co-Director of the Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research at Columbia University and the New York State Psychiatric Institute. Read Bio

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Jason Roberge, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Senior Data Analyst - Atrium Health

Dr. Jason Roberge received his PhD from the University of Arizona in Epidemiology and his MPH at Emory University. Read Bio

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Morgan Shields, M.Sc., M.A.

Ph.D. Candidate - Heller School

Morgan Shields, M.Sc., M.A., is a Ph.D. candidate and NIAAA T32 predoctoral trainee at Brandeis' Heller School for Social Policy and Management, concentrating in behavioral health services research and policy. Read Bio