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
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.
Sara Hickmann, Ph.D.
Stephen Hinshaw, Ph.D.
Bernice Pescosolido, Ph.D.
Chair, Scientific Advisory Council
Director, Indiana Consortium for Mental Health Services Research, Indiana University
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
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.
Dr. Lawrence Yang
Vice Chair and Associate Professor of the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at NYU- School of Global Public Health