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Executive Leadership | NW MIRECC

Executive Leadership at NW MIRECC

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Murray A. Raskind, M.D., Director, Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center, VA Puget Sound Health Care SystemMurray Raskind, MD
Director, Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center, VA Puget Sound Health Care System
Murray A. Raskind, MD, is Director of the VA Northwest Network Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center (MIRECC). He is also Professor and Vice-Chairman in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington School of ... read more

Executive Committee

Elaine Peskind, M.D., Co-Director of the VA Northwest Network Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical CenterElaine Peskind, M.D.
Co-Director, Northwest Network Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center
Dr. Elaine Peskind is the Friends of Alzheimer's Research Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington (UW) School of Medicine. Dr. Peskind's research over the past 35 years has addressed brain stress hormone systems in aging and Alzheimer's disease, treatment of ... Read more
James Boehnlein, M.D., Associate Director for Education, VA Northwest Network Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center (MIRECC)James K. Boehnlein, MD, MSc
Associate Director for Education, VA Northwest Network Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center (MIRECC)
After completing psychiatry residency training at Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU), Dr. Boehnlein was a VA/Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar at the Philadelphia VA Medical Center and University of Pennsylvania, where he received his masters in medical anthropology... Read more
Ruth Ann Tsukuda, Ed.D., MPH, Associate Director for Education, VA Northwest Network Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center (MIRECC)Ruth Ann W. Tsukuda, EdD, MPH
Associate Director for Education, VA Northwest Network Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center (MIRECC)
Dr. Tsukuda is an Associate Director for Education of the Veterans Affairs' NW MIRECC, a faculty member at Oregon Health and Science University and serves as a faculty member in the Department of Psychiatry and the Division of Management. Prior to joining the NW MIRECC, Dr. Tsukuda directed the Interprofessional Team Training and Development Program at the VA Medical Center in Portland, Oregon... read more