Institute for Behavioral Health

Advisory Board and Collaborators

Advisory Board Members

Reid Caplan

Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)

Expertise: Autism, advocacy

Kim Conner

Washington State Independent Living Council

Expertise: Disability, policy, Independent Living Centers, outcomes

Susan Connors

Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA)

Expertise: Brain injury/TBI, policy, advocacy

Maryanne Frangules

Massachusetts Org. for Addiction Recovery (MOAR)

Expertise: Addiction, recovery, policy, advocacy

Dennis Heaphy

Disability Policy Consortium - Massachusetts

Expertise: Disabilities, physical disabilities, policy, advocacy

Barbara Herbert

Commonwealth Care Alliance and Column Health - Massachusetts

Expertise: Addiction medicine, medication treatment for OUD, Medicaid, complex needs, services

Jeffrey Keilson

Advocates Inc. – Massachusetts

Expertise: Disabilities, MH, addiction, services, outcomes

Spencer Milo

Marcus Institute for Brain Health, Univ. of Colorado, Anshutz Medical Campus

Expertise: Disabilities, pain, brain injury, veterans

Khalil Power

The Kiva Center: A Connection Center of The Central Mass Recovery Learning Center

Expertise: Mental health, trauma-informed care, peers

Lisa Razzano

Center on Mental Health Services Research and Policy, Univ. of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)

Expertise: Mental health recovery, workforce development, HIV/AIDS, comorbidities

Mark Salzer

Temple Univ. Collaborative on Community Inclusion of Individuals with Psychiatric Disabilities

Expertise: Psychiatric disabilities, community based rehabilitation, treatment systems

Susan Vaughan

National Association of State Head Injury Administrators (NASHIA)

Expertise: Brain injury/TBI, states, policy

Collaborating State Agencies

Massachusetts Behavioral Health Partnership (MBHP)

Massachusetts Bureau of Substance Addiction Services (BSAS)

Massachusetts Department of Mental Health (DMH)

Massachusetts Medicaid (MassHealth)

Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission (MRC)

Washington Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery (DBHR), Health Care Authority (HCA)

Washington Research and Data Analysis (RDA)

Washington State Independent Living Council (WASILC)