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2024-2025 Organizational Committees

Scientific/Program CommitteeContact the Scientific Committee
Chair Adam Butler Independent
Co-chair Anzalee Khan Nathan S. Kline Institute
  Anzar Abbas Brooklyn Health
  Larry Alphs Larry Alphs Consulting
  Rebecca Berman NIMH
  Stephen Brannan Karuna Therapeutics
  Joan Busner Signant Health
  Carla Canuso Janssen Pharmaceuticals
  David Daniel Signant Health
  Walter Dunn UCLA/Greater Los Angeles VA
  Suresh Durgam Intra-Cellular Therapies
  Jenicka Engler Cronos/IQVIA
  Brett English Boehringer-Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals
  Joan Fallon CureMark
  Reuven Ferziger Merck
  Philip Harvey University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
  Amir Kalali Independent
  Ritu Kapur Bridge Analytics Data & Scientific Services
  Shaheen Lakhan Click Therapeutics
  Atul Mahableshwarkar Cybin
  Ramy Mahmoud Optinose
  Valentina Mantua FDA
  Ronald Marcus Karuna Therapeutics
  Stephen Marder UCLA
  Raeanne Moore UCSD
  Kari Nations University of Texas at Austin
  Kemi Olugemo Korro Bio
  Luca Pani University of Miami / University of Modena
  Holly Posner Pfizer
  Steven Potkin Brainchild Productions
  Abhishek Pratap Boehringer-Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals
  Jill Rasmussen psi-napse
  Michael Ropacki Oryzon / Strategic Global Research & Development
  Gary Sachs Signant Health
  Gerard Sanacora Yale University
  Nina R. Schooler SUNY Downstate Health Sciences Center
  Arielle Stanford BMS
  Daniel Umbricht xperimed
  Uma Vaidyanathan Sublimus
  Mark Weiser Tel Aviv University
Membership Committee – Contact the Membership Committee
Chair Joan Busner Signant Health
  Jeff Apter Global Clinical Trials
  Linda Berkowitz Signant Health
  Debra Hoffmeyer CSTrials Clinical Solutions
  Judith Jaeger CognitionMetrics
  Tom Macek Independent
  Kerensa Saljooqi Emalex Biosciences
  Dawn Velligan University of Texas Health Sciences Center San Antonio
Finance Committee
Chair Sian Ratcliffe Biogen
  Dragana Bugarski-Kirola ACADIA Pharmaceuticals
  Larry Ereshefsky Follow the Molecule / CenExel Science
  Debra Hoffmeyer CSTrials Clinical Solutions
  Judith Jaeger CognitionMetrics
  Antony Loebel Independent
  Ramy Mahmoud Optinose
  Jonathan Rabinowitz Bar Ilan University
  Jill Rasmussen psi-napse
  Jair Soares University of Texas at Houston, McGovern Medical School
  Mary Bea Harding ISCTM
Nominating Committee
Chair Gary Sachs Signant Health
  Elizabeth Pappadopulos AbbVie
  Joan Busner Signant Health
  Mary Bea Harding ISCTM
Awards Committee 
New Investigator Panel  
Chair Judith Jaeger CognitionMetrics
  Dragana Bugarski-Kirola ACADIA Pharmaceuticals
  Dawn Ionescu Janssen Pharmaceuticals
  Jean-Pierre Lindenmayer New York University
  Dawn Velligan University of Texas Health Sciences Center San Antonio
Distinguished Career Panel  
Chair Gary Sachs
Signant Health
  Larry Alphs Larry Alphs Consulting
  Carla Canuso Janssen Pharmaceuticals
  Larry Ereshefsky Follow the Molecule / CenExel Science
  Philip Harvey University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
  Stephen Marder UCLA
  Bill Potter FNIH
  Janet Williams Columbia University
Opler Prize Panel  
Chair Gary Sachs
Signant Health
  Amir Kalali Independent
  Jean-Pierre Lindenmayer New York University
  Mark Opler (non-voting) Opler Family Trust
  Jonathan Rabinowitz Bar Ilan University
  Paul Ramirez Opler Family Trust
Poster Committee  
Chair Kari Nations University of Texas at Austin
  Amir Kalali Independent
  Anzalee Khan Nathan S. Kline Institute
  Tom Macek Independent
  Atul Mahableshwarkar Cybin
  Bill Potter FNIH