Technical Expert Panel

Our Technical Expert Panel (TEP) is comprised of individuals with clinical and research expertise including, but not limited to, mental health, pain, epidemiology, neurology, and research administration.  They advise on topic prioritization, web development, technical/scientific details, development of clinician-facing materials, and the usefulness of information for clinicians and researchers. This multidisciplinary group includes:

  • Kevin F. Boehnke, PhD (Research Investigator, Anesthesiology Department, Chronic Pain and Fatigue Research Center, University of Michigan)
  • Kipling Bohnert, PhD (Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine)
  • Kendall Browne, PhD
  • Joseph Bubalo, PharmD, BCOP, BCPS (Oregon Health & Science University)
  • Michelle H. Cameron, MD, PT, MCR (Oregon Health & Science University; VA Portland Health Care System)
  • Deepak Cyril D’Souza, MD (VA Connecticut Healthcare System; Yale University School of Medicine)
  • Jana Drgonova, PhD (Office of Research and Development, Department of Veterans Affairs)
  • Kevin M. Gray, MD (Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina)
  • Jessica Hamblen, PhD (Deputy Director for Education, National Center for PTSD Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth)
  • Suchitra Iyer, PhD, MSc (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality)
  • Robert Jackman, MD (Associate Professor of Family Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University; Cascades East Family Medicine)
  • Nate Kimbrel, PhD (VISN 6 MIRECC, Durham VA Medical Center; Duke University School of Medicine)
  • Jason R. Kilmer, PhD (University of Washington School of Medicine, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Center for the Study of Health & Risk Behaviors)
  • Mark S. Kindy, PhD, FAHA (University of South Florida; James A. Haley VAMC)
  • Erin Krebs, MD, MPH (Chief of General Internal Medicine, Minneapolis VA Health Care System; Professor of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School)
  • Cari Levy, MD, PhD (University of Colorado)
  • Emily Lindley, PhD (Department of Orthopedics, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus)
  • Jamie Lo, MD, MCR (Associate Professor, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Oregon Health & Science University)
  • Aimee McRae-Clark, PharmD (Medical University of South Carolina; Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center)
  • Jessica Merlin, MD, PhD, MBA (University of Pittsburgh)
  • Jane Metrik, PhD (Associate Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences (Research), Providence VA Medical Center; Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University School of Public Health)
  • David Murdoch, MD, MPH (Associate Professor of Medicine Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, Duke University Medical Center; Durham VA Medical Center)
  • Maya O’Neil, PhD (Neuropsychologist, VA Portland Healthcare System; Associate Professor, Oregon Health & Science University)
  • Mohini Ranganathan, MD (Associate Professor, Yale University School of Medicine; Staff Psychiatrist, VA Connecticut Healthcare System)
  • Andrew J. Saxon, MD (Center of Excellence in Substance Addiction Treatment and Education, VA Puget Sound Health Care System; Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine)
  • J. Cobb Scott, PhD (Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania; VISN4 MIRECC, Crescenz VA Medical Center)
  • David Shurtleff, PhD (National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, National Institutes of Health)
  • Garth Terry, MD, PhD (Physician/Researcher Associate, VA Puget Sound Health Care System; Acting Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences & Radiology, University of Washington School of Medicine)
  • Meghan Tolan Wagner, PharmD, MBA (Center for Evidence and Practice Improvement Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality)
  • Kelly Young-Wolff, PhD, MPH (Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Division of Research; Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of California, San Francisco)