The Center Advisory Council provides valuable strategic guidance to the Center for Workplace Mental Health. Members of the council are appointed by the American Psychiatric Association Foundation Board of Directors. The council represents a diverse range of experience and perspectives, including employers, psychiatrists, and related purchasing stakeholders. We are grateful to the council for their leadership, passion for improving mental health with employers, and ongoing commitment to the Center for Workplace Mental Health.
Alan A. Axelson, M.D. - Co-Chair
National Director of Medical Strategy & Innovation
Transformation Care Network
Laurel Pickering, M.P.H. - Co-Chair
Head, Strategic Alliances
Gaurava Agarwal, M.D.
Chief Wellness Executive, Northwestern Medicine; Director of Faculty Wellness, Northwestern University
Associate Professor, Departments of Medical Education and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine
R. Scott Benson, M.D.
Private Practice, General and Forensic Psychiatry Clerkship Faculty
Florida State University, College of Medicine
Smita Das, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.
Senior Medical Director of Psychiatry
Karinn Glover, M.D., M.P.H.
Founder, Dr. Karinn; Attending Psychiatrist, Montefiore Medical Center
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Henry Harbin, M.D.
Health Care Consultant
Former CEO, Magellan Health Services
Charles J. Lattarulo, Ph.D.
Director, Healthy Minds
Senior Vice President, Total Rewards Experience
Paul Pendler, Psy.D.
Vice President, Employee Assistance & WorkLife Program
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Steven Pflanz, M.D.
Senior Psychiatry Policy Analyst
U.S. Air Force
John Tumeh, M.D.
Foundation Psychiatry, P.C.
Munachim I. Uyanwune, M.D., M.B.A.
MIU Group Consulting
Karen van Caulil, Ph.D.
President and CEO
Florida Alliance for Healthcare Value