Institute for Behavioral Health

Visiting Scholars

Rachel S. Adams, PhD'13, Scientist

Rachel Sayko Adams, PhD, MPH

Visiting Research Scientist

Health services researcher, Boston University School of Public Health, Department of Health Law, Policy & Management

Expertise: Health services research, utilization and diagnoses associated with military health care, public health policy, survey analysis, traumatic brain injury, co-occurring conditions, and health policy

Stephanie Brown

Stephanie Jordan Brown

Elisabeth Okrant

Senior Vice President, Quality Improvement at Beacon Health Options

Bill Fisher

William Fisher, PhD

Professor Emeritus, School of Criminology and Justice Studies, University of Massachusetts/Lowell; Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School

Expertise: Mental health policy and law; interface of the criminal justice and mental health systems; social deviance and social control; statistical analysis and research methodology; social epidemiology of mental disorders 

Raymond Tamasi

Raymond V. Tamasi, MEd

Project consultant

Expertise: Mental health; substance abuse; behavioral health/general medical interface; incentives to shape health behaviors; quality of care; workplace health programs including employee assistance programs; wellness and preventive services; older adults; psychotropic medication utilization