Science and evidence-based action is essential to achieving our mission. Therefore, we ground our work in the latest research, which we evaluate for effectiveness then share with confidence. An integral component of this is BC2M’s Scientific Advisory Council, which is comprised of an acclaimed team of experts in the fields of stigma and discrimination associated with mental illness.
Scientific Advisory Council
Margarita Alegría, Ph.D.
Chief, Disparities Research Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital
Patrick Corrigan, Psy.D.
College of Psychology, Illinois Institute of Technology
Dr. Sara Evans-Lacko
Associate Professorial Research Fellow at the London School of Economics and Political Science, Care Policy and Evaluation Centre
Lynn E. Fiellin, M.D.
Professor of Medicine (General Medicine), Yale Child Study Center, and Public Health (Social and Behavioral Sciences)
Adam Gazzaley, M.D., Ph.D.
David Dolby Distinguished Professor of Neurology, Physiology and Psychiatry at the UCSF, and the Founder & Executive Director of Neuroscape at UCSF. Dr. Gazzaley is co- founder and Chief Science Advisor of Akili Interactive, Sensync and JAZZ Venture Partners
Mark L. Hatzenbuehler, Ph.D.
John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Social Sciences, Department of Psychology, Harvard University
Sara Hickmann, Ph.D.
Clinical and Performance Psychologist, Behavioral Health / Human Performance Program, Naval Special Warfare Group ONE
Stephen Hinshaw, Ph.D.
Liaison, Board of Directors
Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley
Bernice Pescosolido, Ph.D.
Chair, Scientific Advisory Council
Director, Indiana Consortium for Mental Health Services Research, Indiana University
Drew Ramsey, M.D.
Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University
Elyn Saks, J.D., Ph.D.
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
David Satcher, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, The Satcher Health Leadership Institute
Georg Schomerus, M.D.
Full Professor of Psychiatry at University of Leipzig, Germany, and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at University of Leipzig Medical Center
Lloyd Sederer, M.D.
School of Public Health, Columbia University
Ruth Shim, MD, MPH (she/her)
Luke & Grace Kim Professor in Cultural Psychiatry. Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences. Associate Dean of Diverse and Inclusive Education. University of California, Davis School of Medicine
Heather Stuart, Ph.D.
Bell Canada Chair in Mental Health and Anti-Stigma Research, Queen’s University, Ontario
Dr. Lawrence Yang
Vice Chair and Associate Professor of the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at NYU- School of Global Public Health