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Center Expert and Stakeholder Forum

The 13-member CCDOR Expert and Stakeholder Forum (ESF) is comprised of hospital and VISN leadership as well as senior investigators from the University of Minnesota and external universities and Centers.  The ESF also includes members from our operational partners at the National Center for PTSD, the Office of Primary Care (Primary Care-Mental Health Integration), the National Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention and the VHA National Pain Management Program.

  • Hanna Bloomfield, MD, MPH (Chair), Associate Chief of Staff for Research, Minneapolis VA Health Care System
  • Paula Schnurr, PhD (Vice Chair), Executive Director National Center for PTSD; Professor of Psychiatry, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
  • Adam Anicich, MBA, Chair, Patient Resource Group, NIH-DoD-VA Pain Management Collaboratory Coordinating Center (PMC3)
  • Timothy Beebe, PhD, Mayo Professor and Head Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota
  • Thomas Houston, MD, MPH, Professor of Internal Medicine, Vice Chair for Learning Health Systems, Internal Medicine Section on General Internal Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine Watlington Hall, Wake Forest University School of Medicine Medical Center Blvd Winston-Salem, NC
  • Anne Joseph, MD, MPH, Wexler Professor of Medicine, DOM Vice Chair for Faculty Affairs and Development; Director, Applied Clinical Research Program, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota
  • Robert Kerns, PhD, Research Psychologist, Pain Research, Informatics, Multimorbidities and Education (PRIME) Center, VA Connecticut Healthcare System; Professor of Psychiatry, Neurology and Psychology, Yale University
  • Jane Kim, MD, MPH, Chief Consultant for Preventive Medicine, National Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
  • Robert McDivitt, FACHE, Network Director of VA Midwest Health Care Network, VISN 23
  • Marsden McGuire, MD, MBA (SES-EQV), Director, Continuum of Care and General Mental Health, Office of Mental Health and Suicide Prevention, VA Central Office
  • Richard Owen, MD, Director, HSR&D Center for Mental Healthcare and Outcomes Research; Associate Chief of Staff for Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Edward Post, MD, PhD, FACP, Senior Advisor to the Director of Primary Care Operations Office of Primary Care, VA Central Office; Co-Chair, Ambulatory Council VA Electronic Health Record Modernization; Professor of Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School
  • Kristen Nichol, MD, Acting Chief of Staff, Minneapolis VA Health Care System
  • Larry L Brown, MD, Chief Medical Officer, VISN 23