SOBC Capstone Conference - Speaker Bios

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  • Will Aklin, Ph.D.
    Director, Behavioral Therapy Development Program
    Division of Therapeutics and Medical Consequences
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
     
  • Elliot Berkman, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor of Psychology
    Associate Managing Director of the Center for Translational Neuroscience
    University of Oregon
     
  • Warren Bickel, Ph.D.
    Director, Addiction Recovery Research Center
    Director, Center for Transformative Research on Health Behaviors
    Virginia Tech
     
  • David Creswell, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor of Psychology
    Carnegie Mellon University
     
  • Alia Crum, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of Psychology
    Stanford University
     
  • Angela Duckworth, Ph.D.
    Founder & CEO, Character Lab
     
  • Donald Edmondson, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor of Behavioral Medicine
    Director, Center for Behavioral Cardiovascular Health
    Columbia University
     
  • Elissa Epel, Ph.D.
    Professor & Vice Chair, Department of Psychiatry
    University of California, San Francisco
     
  • Sarah Feldstein Ewing, Ph.D.
    James Prochaska Endowed Professor of Psychology
    Director, URI ANCHoR: Adolescent Neuroscience Center for Health Resilience
    University of Rhode Island
     
  • Rebecca Ferrer, Ph.D.
    Program Director, Basic Biobehavioral and Psychological Sciences Branch
    Behavioral Research Program
    National Cancer Institute (NCI)
     
  • Paige Green, Ph.D., M.P.H., F.A.B.M.R.
    Chief, Basic Biobehavioral and Psychological Sciences Branch
    Behavioral Research Program
    National Cancer Institute (NCI)
     
  • Allison Harvey, Ph.D.
    Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
    University of California, Berkeley 
     
  • Richard Hodes, M.D.
    Director, National Institute on Aging (NIA)
     
  • Christine Hunter, Ph.D.
    Deputy Director, Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR)
     
  • Chaning Jang, Ph.D.
    CSO, Busara Center
     
  • Joseph Kable, Ph.D.
    Professor, Department of Psychology 
    University of Pennsylvania
     
  • Kim Lavoie, Ph.D.
    Co-Director, Montreal Behavioral Medicine Centre
     
  • Alison Ledgerwood, Ph.D.
    Professor, Department of Psychology
    University of California, Davis
     
  • Wendy Berry Mendes, Ph.D.
    Professor of Emotion
    University of California, San Francisco
     
  • Susan Michie, Ph.D.
    Professor of Health Psychology
    University College London
     
  • Edward Miguel, Ph.D.
    Oxfam Professor in Environmental and Resource Economics
    Faculty Director of the Center for Effective Global Action
    University of California, Berkeley
     
  • Shirley Moore, Ph.D., RN
    Professor, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing
    Case Western Reserve University
     
  • Inbal (Billie) Nahum-Shani, Ph.D.
    Research Associate Professor
    Co-Director, Data-Science for Dynamic Decision-Making Lab (d3lab)
    Institute for Social Research
    University of Michigan
     
  • Lis Nielsen, Ph.D.
    Director, Division of Behavioral ans Social Research (DBSR)
    National Institute on Aging (NIA)
     
  • Brian Nosek, Ph.D.
    Executive Director, Center for Open Science
     
  • Elizabeth Phelps, Ph.D.
    Professor of Human Science, Department of Psychology
    Harvard University
     
  • Russell Poldrack, Ph.D.
    Professor, Department of Psychology
    Stanford University
     
  • John Ruiz, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor
    Director, Social Risk and Resilience Factors (SuRRF) Lab
    Director, Health Psychology Track
    University of Arizona
     
  • Janine Simmons, M.D., Ph.D.
    Chief, Individual Behavioral Processes Branch
    Division of Behavioral and Social Research
    National Institute on Aging (NIA)
     
  • Joshua Smyth, Ph.D.
    Professor of Behavioral Health and Medicine
    Pennsylvania State University
     
  • Luke Stoeckel, Ph.D.
    Program Director, Mechanistic and Translational Decision Science
    Division of Behavioral and Social Research
    National Institute on Aging (NIA)
     
  • Kevin Volpp, M.D., Ph.D.
    Director, Center for Health Initiatives and Behavioral Economics
    University of Pennsylvania
     
  • Leanne Williams, Ph.D.
    Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences
    Stanford University
     
  • Nancy Lee Zucker, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
    Associate Director of Graduate Studies
    Duke University

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