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CPI Faculty

Keynote Speakers

Judy Davidson

Judy E. Davidson, DNP, RN, MCCM, FAAN

Nurse Scientist at UC San Diego Health/Research Scientist School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry

The Shocking Truth & Regulatory Implications of Job-Related Problems Associated with Suicide Among Healthcare Professionals

Davidson’s research focuses on workplace wellness, mental health, and suicide and suicide prevention amongst healthcare professionals. She is the nurse liaison for the UC San Diego Healer, Assessment and Referral program for suicide prevention amongst healthcare professionals, which was recognized by the American Academy of Nurses as an Edgerunner.


Nina Schooler

Nina R. Schooler, PhD

Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, State University of New York Downstate Health Sciences Center

First Episode Psychosis: Looking Back to Look Forward

Schooler’s work centers on the long-term course of schizophrenia and its treatment, with focus on first episode of psychosis and relationship of psychological and pharmacological treatments. In addition to her studies at SUNY, she conducts research at Georgetown University School of Medicine; Veterans Affairs VISN 5 Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center; and Zucker Hillside Hospital of the North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System.


Expert Faculty

Maureen F. Cooney, DNP, FNP-BC, PMGT-BC, AP-PMN, ACHPN
Nurse Practitioner in Pain Management, Westchester Medical Center

Brittany Evans, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC
APP Clinical Director, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Mary Gutierrez, PharmD, BCPP
Professor, Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy, Chapman University

Josh Hamilton, APRN-BC, CTMH, CNE, CLNC, FAANP
Chief Clinical Officer, The Hamilton Group Behavioral Health LLC

Lyons Hardy, MSN, PMHCNS, PMHNP
Assistant Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University

Capt. Joseph M. Holshoe, PMHNP-BC
Medical Director, Substance Abuse and Rehabilitation Program, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth

Rakesh Jain, MD, MPH
Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Texas Tech University School of Medicine

Todd P. Levine, MD
Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist

April Reyes, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC, FNP-BC, RH-CBS
Director of Behavioral Health, Hope Family Health

Barbara Jones Warren, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC, FNAP, FAAN
Professor, Clinical Nursing, Director Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Specialty, The Ohio State University, College of Nursing

Kristin Wason, MSN, NP-C, CARN
Clinical Educator, Grayken Center for Addiction Training & Technical Assistance, Boston Medical Center; Assistant Professor, Boston University School of Medicine; Director, Grayken Addiction Nurse Fellowship

Peter Weiden, MD
Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University

Timothy E. Wilens, MD
Chief, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Co-Director, Center for Addiction Medicine; Director, Substance Abuse Services in Pediatric Psychopharmacology