MIRECC / CoE
VISN 17 Center of Excellence
Neuroimaging Core Leader
Education & Dissemination Core Leader
Implementation Science Core Leader
Biomarkers & Genetics Core Leader
Suzannah Creech, Ph.D.
Sheila Frankfurt, Ph.D.
Sudhiranjan Gupta, Ph.D.
Crystal Lantrip, Ph.D.
Geoffrey May, M.D.
Adam McGuire, Ph.D.
Joseph Mignogna, Ph.D.
Yvette Szabo, Ph.D.
Austen Anderson, Ph.D.
Solomon Kurz, Ph.D.
To learn more about our post-doctoral fellowship program, please visit our Fellowship page.
Jennifer Bakan, B.A. - Technical Writer
Christina Burns, B.S. - Psychology Technician, Behavioral Science Core
Lisa Corcoran, M.A. - Psychology Technician, Behavioral Science Core
Hailey Fox, B.S. - Psychology Technician, Biomarkers & Genetics Core
Christina Hejl, B.S. - Laboratory Technician, Biomarkers & Genetics Core
Binh An Howard, B.S. - Psychology Technician, Behavioral Science Core
Staley Justice, MSW, LCSW - Study Coordinator, Neuroimaging & Behavioral Science Core
Jack Kelley, B.A. - Psychology Technician, Behavioral Science Core
Brian Kim, B.S. - Psychology Technician, Behavioral Science Core
Andrea MacCarthy, B.S. - Data Analyst, Implementation Science Core
Corina Mendoza, M.A. - Mental Health Specialist, Behavioral Science Core
Taeja Mitchell, M.S. - Psychology Technician, Behavioral Science Core
LaShanda Montgomery, MSN, FNP-C - Nurse Practitioner, Behavioral Science Core
Dawn Pierson, M.S. - Psychology Technician, Implementation Science Core
Kathryn Roe, B.S. - Psychology Technician, Behavioral Science Core
Jennifer Smith, A.S. - MRI Technician, Neuroimaging Core
William Stewart, B.S. - Laboratory Technician, Biomarkers & Genetics Core
Daisy Lopez - Program Support Assistant
Ruth Ann Mitchell - Administrative Support Assistant
April Salinas - Program Support Assistant
Lisa Shafer, BBA - Data Manager
David Carroll, Ph.D.
Executive Director, Mental Health Operations
Carl A. Castro, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor and Research Director,
Center for Innovation and Research on Veterans and Military Families
University of Southern California
Charles J. Foulks, M.D.
Associate Chief of Staff for Research Services
Central Texas Veterans Health Care System
Steve Holliday, Ph.D., ABPP-CN
VISN 17 Mental Health Liaison Officer
Wendell E. Jones, M.D. MBA, FACP, CPE
VISN 17 Chief Medical Officer
Kathryn J. Kotrla, M.D., Ph.D.
President of MEK, Inc.
Former Associate Dean, College of Medicine, Round Rock
Texas A&M Health Science Center
Walter E. Penk, Ph.D.
Professor Texas A&M, College of Medicine
Consultant, VA Rehabilitation, Research and Development
Murray A. Raskind, M.D.
Director, Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center (MIRECC)
VA Puget Sound Health Care System
Veterans Advisory Council
In addition to our Advisory Board, our Center also has a Veterans Council which meets quarterly to represent Veterans interests in our research and services.
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