Rocky Mountain MIRECC for Veteran Suicide Prevention - Education Core Staff - MIRECC / CoE
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Rocky Mountain MIRECC for Veteran Suicide Prevention - Education Core Staff

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Our Mission & Vision

 

The mission of the Rocky Mountain MIRECC is to study suicide with the goal of reducing suicidal ideation and behaviors in the Veteran population. Towards this end, the work of the Rocky Mountain MIRECC is focused on promising clinical interventions, as well as the cognitive and neurobiological underpinnings of suicidal thoughts and behaviors that may lead to innovative prevention strategies.

The vision of the Rocky Mountain MIRECC is to increase information and treatment options available to Veterans, their families and the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) so that care decisions and care provided are aimed at decreasing suicide risk.


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If you have questions or comments, please reach out to us via email: RockyMountainMIRECC@va.gov
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Staff

Education Core


Nazanin H. Bahraini PhD

Nazanin H. Bahraini, PhD (she/her/hers)
Clinical Research Psychologist
Director of Education, Rocky Mountain MIRECC
US Dept. of Veterans Affairs, Rocky Mountain Regional VAMC
Aurora, CO

Phone: 720-723-6490
Email: Nazanin.Bahraini@va.gov

Publications: PUBMED


Laurel Gaeddert

Laurel Gaeddert, BS (she/her/hers)
Health Science Specialist & Web Coordinator, Rocky Mountain MIRECC
US Dept. of Veterans Affairs, Rocky Mountain Regional VAMC
Aurora, CO

Email: Laurel.Gaeddert@va.gov

Publications:
 PUBMED Google Scholar


Adam Hoffberg

Adam S. Hoffberg, MHS (he/him/his)
Health Science Specialist, Rocky Mountain MIRECC
US Dept. of Veterans Affairs, Rocky Mountain Regional VAMC
Aurora, CO

Email: Adam.Hoffberg@va.gov

Publications:
 PUBMEDGoogle Scholar

Mr. Hoffberg earned his Master of Health Science (MHS) in Mental Health from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health with a Certificate in Health Disparities and Health Inequity. He has been with Rocky Mountain MIRECC since 2012 and is a member of the Education Core engaging in translation, dissemination and communication of research findings. He supports the @RMIRECC Twitter, the Short Takes on Suicide Prevention Podcast as well as community outreach events to promote evidence-based suicide prevention and postvention resources. His research focuses on conducting systematic reviews to synthesize evidence on Veteran health topics pertinent to suicide prevention.


Richard McMullen

Richard McMullen
Senior Program Analyst & Webmaster/Web Coordinator, Rocky Mountain MIRECC
US Dept. of Veterans Affairs, Rocky Mountain Regional VAMC
Aurora, CO

Email: Richard.McMullen@va.gov


Audrey Cobb, MA (she/her/hers)
Health Science Specialist, Rocky Mountain MIRECC
US Dept. of Veterans Affairs, Rocky Mountain Regional VAMC
Aurora, CO

Email: Audrey.Cobb@va.gov

Publications:
 PUBMED 

As part of the Rocky Mountain MIRECC Education Core, Ms. Cobb creates educational materials about mental health and suicide prevention and develops products for research dissemination. She also provides implementation support for VA's national Suicide Risk Identification and Management program and associated projects.


Melissa McHarg
Program Specialist, Rocky Mountain MIRECC
US Dept. of Veterans Affairs, Rocky Mountain Regional VAMC
Aurora, CO

Email: Melissa.McHarg@va.gov


Rachel Warden
Communications Specialist, Rocky Mountain MIRECC
US Dept. of Veterans Affairs, Rocky Mountain Regional VAMC
Aurora, CO

Email: Rachel.Warden@va.gov


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Last Updated 31 August 2021