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About Us

The Amygdala Conference series is sponsored by the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress under the direction of Robert J. Ursano MD, the USU Graduate Neuroscience Program under the direction of Sharon L. Juliano, Ph.D. and also by the Department of Family Medicine under the direction of Jeffrey D. Quinlan, MD.

Conference Committee

Derrick A. Hamaoka, MD, 2019 Chairman
Col, USAF, MC, FS
Assistant Chair and Associate Professor
Department of Psychiatry
Scientist
Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

David Mears, PhD, 2019 Co-Chairman
Associate Professor
Department of Anatomy, Physiology, and Genetics
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Gary H. Wynn, MD, 2019 Scientific Co-Chairman
LTC, MC, USA
Assistant Chair and Professor
Department of Psychiatry
Scientist
Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Kwang Choi, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry
Scientist
Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Kelly L. Cozza, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Psychiatry
Scientist
Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Eric Meyer, MD
Maj, MC, USAF
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry
Scientist
Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

James A. Naifeh, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry
Scientist
Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Holly H. Mash, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry
Scientist
Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Ioana M. Horotan-Enescu, MD
Resident, PGY-3
NCC Psychiatry Residency Program
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

Amy E. Steward, TSgt, USAF
Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Katherine Pokorny, BA
Research Assistant
Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

 

We extend special thanks to:

Robyn Hulvey, CMP, CGMP
Assistant Director of Meetings
Office of Education & Meetings
Henry Jackson M. Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine

Thank you to the Henry M. Jackson Foundation for their kind support for the reception.