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CPI Faculty

Thursday Keynote
Joshua A. Gordon, MD, PhD
Director, National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

Friday Keynote
George F. Koob, PhD
Director, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)


Saturday Keynote

Nina R. Schooler, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, State University of New York Downstate Medical Center


Robert J. Abel, DNP, PMHNP-BC
Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, Hunter College, City University of New York

Joseph Biederman, MD
Chief, Clinical and Research Programs in Pediatric Psychopharmacology and Adult ADHD
Director, The Alan and Lorraine Bressler Clinical and Research Program for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Pediatric/Adolescent/Adult Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Barnabas Behavioral Healthcare, LLC

Robert O. Cotes, MD
Associate Professor, Director, Clinical & Research Program for Psychosis at Grady Health System, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine

Maureen Farrell MSN, RN
Regional Coordinator for New York State Nursing Association’s Statewide Peer Assistance for Nurses (SPAN)

Erica S. Ramey, DNP, PMHNP
Associate Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Michelle Knapp, DNP, PMHNP-BC, FIAAN
Director, Substance Use Disorders Specialty Sequence Program, Clinical Assistant Professor, NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing

Lorenzo Leggio, MD, PhD
Senior Investigator (Clinical), NIDA IRP & NIAAA DICBR; Deputy Scientific Director, NIDA IRP Chief, Translational Addiction Medicine Branch, NIDA IRP Chief, Clinical Psychoneuroendocrinology & Neuropsychopharmacology Section, NIDA IRP & NIAAA DICBR; Associate Director for Clinical Research, Medication Development Program, NIDA IRP; Senior Medical Advisor to the Director, NIAAA

Ellen Leibenluft, MD
Senior Investigator & Chief, Section on Mood Dysregulation & Neuroscience Intramural Research Program, NIMH

Eugenia Millender, PhD, RN, PMHNP-BC, CDE
Co-Founder & Associate Director, Center for Population Sciences and Health Equity; Associate Professor, College of Nursing, Florida State University

Thomas C. Neylan, MD
Professor, In Residence in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco

Clinical Associate Professor, Director of Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Graduate Program, University of Texas at Austin, School of Nursing

Glenn J. Treisman, MD, PhD
Eugene Meyer III Professor of Psychiatry & Medicine, Director of AIDS Psychiatry Services, Director of the Pain Treatment Program, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Co-Director of the Amos Food, Body & Mind Center

Kathy D. Wright, PhD, RN, APRN-CNS, PMHCNS-BC
Assistant Professor, The Ohio State University