Elysia Davis, Ph.D., University of Denver
Dr. Elysia Poggi Davis is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Denver. Her research examines biological and social/behavioral processes in human pregnancy and in fetal, infant, child and adolescent development. Specifically, she examines how prenatal exposure to maternal psychosocial stress and stress hormones influence adaptation to the postnatal world.
M. Camille Hoffman, MD, MSCS, University of Colorado School of Medicine
M. Camille Hoffman, MD, MSCS, is an Assistant Professor of Maternal Fetal Medicine in the University of Colorado School of Medicine departments of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Psychiatry. Dr. Hoffman directs a clinical and translational perinatal mental health research program that she established to investigate maternal-child mental and physical health relationships and to promote maternal-child wellness. She also serves as Principal Investigator or co-investigator on several federally, state, and privately funded maternal-child mental health research grants.
Nancy Grote, Research Associate Professor Emeritus Ph.D.,University of Washington School of Social Work
Dr. Nancy Grote is a Research Associate Professor Emeritus at the University of Washington School of Social Work. Her research focuses on developing culturally relevant, evidence-based depression treatments for socio-economically disadvantaged childbearing women. Additionally, she is developing strategies for disadvantaged individuals with depression to access and utilize mental health care.
Hannah Snyder, Ph.D., Brandeis University
Dr. Snyder’s research examines the neural and cognitive mechanisms that are essential to executive function processes, how these mechanisms develop, and how they are related to the development of mental health problems across late childhood and early adulthood.
Kate McLaughlin, Ph.D., University of Washington
Dr. Katie McLaughlin’s research examines how environmental experience shapes emotional, cognitive, and neurobiological development throughout childhood and adolescence. Her research uncovers specific developmental processes that are disrupted by adverse environmental experiences early in life and determines how those disruptions increase risk for mental health problems in children and adolescents.
Marie Banich, Ph.D., University of Colorado Boulder
Dr. Banich’s research specializes in using brain imaging techniques to understand the neural systems that allow us to direct our attention and our actions so that we can prioritize, organize, and target our behavior in a goal-oriented manner, abilities often referred to as executive function.
Andrew Smolen, Ph.D., University of Colorado Boulder
Dr. Smolen is a senior research associate at the Institute for Behavioral Genetics at the University of Colorado Boulder. His research focuses on the assessment of the contribution of specific candidate genes to complex behaviors such as substance abuse and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder.
Jami Young, Ph.D., Rutgers University
Dr. Young is an associate professor at Rutgers University in New Jersey. Her research focuses on developing and evaluating a preventive intervention for depression, identifying predictors, moderators, and mediators of depression intervention outcomes, and understanding vulnerabilities for youth depression.
Brandon Gibb, Ph.D., Binghamton University
Dr. Gibb is a professor and director of clinical training at Binghamton University in New York. His research focuses on cognitive, genetic and environmental risk factors for the development of depression and anxiety in children, adolescents and adults through integrating cognitive and psychiatric genetic theories of psychopathology.
Mitch Prinstein, Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Dr. Prinstein is a distinguished professor of psychology and director of clinical psychology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His current research examines interpersonal-cognitive models of adolescent depression and self-injury along with peer influence and adolescent health risk behaviors.
Mike Vasey, Ph.D., Ohio State University
Dr. Vasey is a psychology professor at the Ohio State University. His research is focused on factors that are of relevance to understanding a wide range of emotional problems. He is particularly interested in the contribution of broad dimensions of temperament/personality to vulnerability for developing emotional disorder symptoms (especially symptoms of anxiety and depressive disorders) and to the course and treatment of such symptoms.
Esther Calvete, Ph.D., University Of Deusto
Dr. Calvete is an assistant professor of psychology at the University of Deusto, Bilbao, Spain. She is the principal investigator of the Deusto Stress Research unit at the University of Deusto. Her research interests include violence against women and aggressive behavior in adolescents.
Tineke Oldehinkel, Ph.D., University of Groningen
Dr. Oldehinkel is a professor of Lifecourse Epidemiology of Common Mental Disorders at the University Medical Center Groningen. Her research concerns the lifelong interaction of biological, psychological, and social processes with regard to the onset and course of common mental health problems, particularly affective disorders.
J. (Hans) Ormel, Ph.D., University Groningen
Dr. Ormel is a professor in the Department of Psychiatry, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, the Netherlands. His research specializes in mental health and psychiatric epidemiology, particularly depression.
Elizabeth Hayden, Ph.D., University Western Ontario
Dr. Hayden is an assistant professor in the clinical area of the Department of Psychology at the University of Western Ontario. Her current research aims at characterizing the mechanisms by which temperament confers risk for mood disturbances, taking a perspective informed by developmental processes.
Patricia Bijttebier, Ph.D., University of Leuven
Dr. Bijttebier is a professor in the School Psychology and Child and Adolescent Development department at the University of Leuven, Netherlands.