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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, PhD and also by the Department of Family Medicine under the direction of Jeffrey D. Quinlan, MD.

Conference Committee

Gary H. Wynn, MD, 2018 Chairman
LTC, MC, USA
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, 2018 Co-Chairman
Associate Professor
Department of Anatomy, Physiology, and Genetics
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Derrick Hamaoka, MD
Col, MC, USAF
Assistant Chair and Associate 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

John Chaves, MD
Resident, PGY-3
NCC Psychiatry Residency Program
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

Jorge M. Hastings, Tsgt, USAF
NCOIC, Department of Psychiatry
Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Nicole Caulfield
Research Assistant
Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Alison Neuwirth
Research Assistant
Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Sydney Destefano
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 Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine