Dr. Brian Ahmedani received his PhD and MSW degrees in Social Work from Michigan State University (MSU). He is a fully licensed clinical and macro masters-level social worker in the State of Michigan. Dr. Ahmedani also completed a graduate certificate in Epidemiology at MSU during his NIH / NIDA-funded fellowship program in Drug Dependence
My students and I conduct work in three areas: risk for alcoholism, risk for eating disorders, and clinical assessment methodology. Some of that work involves development of basic theory with respect to both personality and learning:
Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, UC Davis Mind Institute
Dr. Rogers specializes in conducting developmental and treatment research into autism and other developmental disorders and working with children with developmental disabilities and their families, especially young children
Professor, University of California, Berkley, Psychology Department
Basic and treatment research on bipolar disorder. Neurobiological, cognitive, emotional, and social triggers of mania, with a focus on the reward system. Psychosocial parallels in the triggers of bipolar and unipolar depression.
Elissa Epel, Ph.D, is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, at University of California, San Francisco. Her research aims to elucidate mechanisms of healthy aging, and to apply this basic science to scalable interventions that can reach vulnerable populations. She is the Director of the Aging, Metabolism, and