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Lucy J. Allbaugh, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Dayton
Interpersonal violence (childhood maltreatment, intimate partner violence), resilience, safe and nurturing interpersonal relationships, mindfulness-based interventions for survivors of trauma
lallbaugh1@udayton.edu

Bekh Bradley-Davino, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine; Chief Mental Health Service Line, Atlanta VA Health Care System; Co-Director, Grady Trauma Project
Risk and resilience following trauma exposure, assessment and treatment of traumatized adults, PTSD, impact of childhood abuse and other early life adversities
rbradl2@emory.edu

Sierra Carter, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Georgia State University
Racial health disparities, impact of psychosocial and contextual stressors on mental and physical health outcomes over the life course, culturally-informed prevention and intervention efforts for marginalized populations who have experienced racism and trauma
scarter66@gsu.edu

Jordan Cattie, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine
Mindfulness-based interventions, evidence-based treatment of O-C spectrum and anxiety disorders, mind-body interventions
Jordan.cattie@emory.edu

Sarah E. Dunn, PhD, ABPP
Assistant Professor; Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine; Clinical and Education Director, Nia Project
Risk assessment, treatment of suicide, childhood maltreatment, intimate partner violence, PTSD
sedunn@emory.edu

Negar Fani, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine and Neuroscience Graduate Program, Emory University Laney Graduate School; Director, Fani Affective Neuroscience (FANs) Laboratory
Affective and cognitive neuroscience, trauma, mood, anxiety disorders, neuropsychology
nfani@emory.edu

Andrea Florez, PhD
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine; Private Practice
Psychotherapy for mood disorders, trauma, substance use disorders, positive psychology
iaflorezl86@gmail.com

Charles F. "Rickey" Gillespie, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor and Associate Director of Medical Student Education, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine
Translational research, stress biology and biomarkers, intersection of stress-related psychiatric and medical disorders, trauma epidemiology, psychopharmacology
cgilles@emory.edu

Tracey L. Henry, MD, MPH, MS
Assistant Professor, Division of General Medicine and Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine; Assistant Health Director, Grady Primary Care Center
Healthcare policy, improving access and quality of treatment for individuals with mental health and substance use disorders, health disparities, stress related risk factors and cardiometabolic disorders
tlhenry@emory.edu

Sheryl Heron, MD, MPH
Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine and Assistant Dean Medical Education and Student Affairs, Emory University School of Medicine
Diversity, equity and health care disparities, intimate partner violence. wellness and well-being of health care professionals
sheron@emory.edu

Lauren Hudak, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor and Emergency Medicine Residency Sexual Violence Curriculum Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine; Violence Task Force Co-Chair, Injury Prevention Research Center at Emory
Sexual violence, intimate partner violence, firearm injury prevention
lhudak@emory.edu

Kallio Hunnicutt-Ferguson, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine
Evidence-based treatment of PTSD, substance use disorders, anxiety disorders, mood disorders
khunnic@emory.edu

Tanja Jovanovic, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine; Research Director, Grady Trauma Project; David and Patricia Baron Chair in PTSD Neurobiology and Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, Wayne State University
PTSD neurobiology, brain development, psychophysiology, biomarkers
tjovano@emory.edu

Nadine J. Kaslow, PhD, ABPP
Professor, Vice Chair for Faculty Development, Director of Atlanta Trauma Alliance and Nia Project, Co-Director Grady Trauma Project; Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine; Chief Psychologist, Grady Health System; Director of Postdoctoral Residency Training in Health Service Psychology, Emory University School of Medicine
Assessment and treatment of suicidal behavior, family violence, culturally informed interventions, education and training
nkaslow@emory.edu

Dorian A. Lamis, PhD
Assistant Professor; Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine; Associate Director of Research, Nia Project
Suicide prevention, mood disorders, substance use, program evaluation
dalamis@gmail.com

Devon LoParo, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine
Psychopathology, behavior genetics, statistical analyses, clinical psychology
dloparo@emory.edu

Adriana Lori, PhD
Instructor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine
Genetics and epigenetics of trauma, stress, and PTSD 
alori@emory.edu

Abigail Powers Lott, PhD
Assistant Professor; Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine; Clinical and Education Director, Grady Trauma Project
Chronic interpersonal trauma, child abuse, emotion dysregulation, PTSD, mindfulness-based intervention in chronically traumatized populations
adpower@emory.edu

Jessica Maples-Keller, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine
Individual differences that confer risk or impact treatment response for PTSD, use of translational models of fear and anxiety to understand and improve outcomes within exposure therapy, early interventions for secondary prevention of PTSD
jmaple2@emory.edu

Erica D. Marshall-Lee, PhD
Assistant Professor; Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine; Clinical Director, Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Peer Support Program Practicum Director Grady/Emory
Serious and persistent mental Illness, psychosocial rehabilitation, PTSD, borderline personality disorder
edlee@emory.edu

Vasiliki Michopoulos, PhD, MsCR
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, Yerkes National Primate Research Center; Associate Director for Research, Grady Trauma Project
Behavioral neuroendocrinology, psychoimmunology, women’s health/sex differences, mental and physical health consequences of trauma
vmichop@emory.edu

Seth D. Norrholm, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Emory University School of Medicine; Clinical Research Scientist, Atlanta VAMC
Neurobiological underpinnings of risk and resilience following trauma exposureb, psychophysiological assessment of trauma and PTSD, integration of learning theory and psychotherapy
seth.norrholm@emoryhealthcare.org

Alison M. Pickover, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, Columbia Medical Center/NYSPI
Trauma, intimate partner violence, ecological models, geographic information systems technology
alison.pickover@nyspi.columbia.edu

Kerry Ressler, MD, PhD
Visiting Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine; Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, McLean Hospital; Co-founder, Grady Trauma Project
PTSD; neural mechanisms of trauma and stress; physiology of trauma and stress; genetics of trauma, stress, and PTSD; biomarkers of trauma, stress, and PTSD
kressler@mclean.harvard.edu or kressle@emory.edu

Ann Schwartz, MD
Professor and Residency Training Director, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine; Director of the Consultation-Liaison Service, Grady Health System
Education, consultation-liaison psychiatry, professionalism, trauma assessment and intervention
aschwa2@emory.edu

Alicia K. Smith, PhD
Associate Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Emory University School of Medicine; Associate Professor Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine
Genetics and epigenetics of trauma, stress, and PTSD; women’s health/sex differences; racial disparities; biomarkers
alicia.smith@emory.edu

Jennifer S. Stevens, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine; Associate Director of Research, Grady Trauma Project
PTSD, cognitive neuroscience, women's health
jennifer.stevens@emory.edu

Martie Thompson, PhD
Professor, Department of Youth, Family, and Community Studies, Clemson University; Adjunct Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine
Sexual violence, suicide prevention, dating violence
mpthomp@clemson.edu

Erin Tone, PhD
Associate Professor and Associate Chair, Psychology Department, Georgia State University
Anxiety and relationships, cognition and anxiety, child/adolescent/adult anxiety
etone@gsu.edu

Sanne J.H. van Rooij, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine
PTSD, (f)MRI, fear and response inhibition, biomarkers for PTSD development and treatment response 
sanne.van.rooij@emory.edu

Natalie Watson-Singleton, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Spelman College; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine
Racial disparities, mind-body interventions, African Americans, culturally-adapted interventions, social determinants of health 
natalie.watson@emory.edu

Briana Woods-Jaeger, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health
Health disparities, resilience, culturally responsive interventions, mindfulness-based interventions, violence prevention
bwoodsjaeger@emory.edu