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Boards of the Institute

USC Gould School of Law

Internal Board of Directors - USC Faculty Members

Alexander Capron
Thomas Lyon
Michael Shapiro

James Preis

Timothy Botello
Bruce Gross
Richard Lamb
David Meyer
Carlos Pato
Michelle Pato
Linda Weinberger

Social Work
John Brekke
Penelope Trickett
Ann-Marie Yamada

IRB and Insurance Administrators
Lisa Macchia
Susan Rose
Darcy Spicer
Marlene Wagner

Gerald Davison
Stanley Huey
Richard John
Steven Lopez
Gayla Margolin
Carol Prescott

Gideon Yaffe
Gary Watson

Martin Gunderson
Maja Mataric

External Board of Directors

Paul S. Appelbaum, M.D.
Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Psychiatry, Medicine and Law
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
NYS Psychiatric Institute

Peter Blanck, J.D., Ph.D.
University Professor & Chairman, Burton Blatt Institute
Syracuse University

Richard Bonnie, J.D.
Professor of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences
Director, Institute of Law, Psychiatry, and Public Policy
University of Virginia School of Law

Robert Burt, J.D.
Alexander M. Bickel Professor of Law
Yale Law School

Terry Cheney, J.D.
Writer and Lawyer

Glenn Close
Actress and Co-founder of Bring Change 2 Mind

Jessie Close
Co-founder of Bring Change 2 Mind

Kitty Dukakis
Writer and Mental Health Advocate

Janine Francolini, MA
Founder and Board Chair, Flawless Foundation, Mental Health Advocate

Fred Frese, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry
Coordinator, Recovery Project
ADM Services Board

Christine Goetz
Attorney (retired)

Richard Goetz
Partner, O'Melveny & Myers LLP

Vijay Gupta
Founder/Artistic Director, Street Symphony
Violinist, Los Angeles Philharmonic

Gary Hoff
Parent Advocate
Founder, Hoff Family Foundation

Jennifer Hoff
Human Rights Advocate
Founder, Hoff Family Foundation

Kay Jamison, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychiatry
Johns Hopkins University

Lissy Jarvik, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus, UCLA Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
Semel Institute for Neuroscience at UCLA
Distinguished Physician Emeritus, US Department of Veteran Affairs

Dilip Jeste, M.D.
Director, Sam and Rose Stein Institute for Research on Aging
Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience
Estelle and Edgar Levi Chair in Aging
Chief, Geriatric Psychiatry Division
University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine
President-elect, American Psychiatric Association

James T. R. Jones, J.D.
Professor of Law
University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law

Vivian Ho
Academy for Global Health Philanthropy

Eric R. Kandel, M.D. (Consultant to the Board)
Professor, Director of Kavli Institute for Brain Science
Department of Neuroscience, Columbia University
Nobel Laureate

Robyn Mandelberg, Ph.D.
Psychologist and Writer

Stephen Marder, M.D.
Professor, Director of Section on Psychosis
Semel Institute for Neuroscience at UCLA
Director, VA Desert Pacific Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center

Herbert Meltzer, M.D.
Bixler/May/Johnson Professor of Psychiatry
Professor of Pharmacology
Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital

Stephen Morse, J.D., Ph.D.
Ferdinand Wakeman Hubbel Professor and
Professor of Psychology and Law in Psychiatry
University of Pennsylvania Law School

Keris Myrick
Director of Project Return

Deborah J. Natoli, Ph.D.
Associate Professor (Teaching)
Director of the Professional Doctorate
USC Price School of Public Policy

R. Miguel Ramirez
President & CEO - The Tecolote Companies
Deputy Director, Administrative Services - California Institute for Mental Health

Oliver Sacks, M.D. (Consultant to the Board)
Writer and Neurologist
Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry
Columbia University Medical Center

Dana Sherman, J.D., M.P.A.
University of Southern California
Epstein Department of Industrial Science and Engineering

Christopher Slobogin, J.D.
Milton Underwood Professor of Law
Vanderbilt University Law School

Alysa Solomon, Ph.D.
Clinical Psychologist and Office of the Director
Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Susan Stefan, J.D.

Tom Tomlinson
Associate Dean, 1995-2008
USC Gould School of Law

Ruby Wax
Comedian and Mental Health Advocate

Kenneth Wells, M.D.
UCLA Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
RAND Corporation