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About Us

This year's conference has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused and look forward to your attendance in 2021.

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

Conference Committee

Derrick A. Hamaoka, MD, 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, Co-Chairman
Associate Professor
Department of Anatomy, Physiology, and Genetics
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Gary H. Wynn, MD, Scientific Co-Chairman
COL, 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, CME Chair
Maj, MC, USAF
Associate 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

Shram Shukla, MD
PGY-4, NCC, Psychiatry
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

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

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

Julia Petrini, ScB
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

Lily Kamali
Meetings Coordinator
Strategic Initiatives – Public-Private Partnerships
Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine

Thank you to the Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine for their kind support.