Jackie Gollan, PhD

Dr. Jackie Gollan is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago. She earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at The University of Washington in Seattle in 1999, her clinical internship at Brown University Medical School in Providence Rhode Island in 2000, and her postdoctoral training at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston MA in 2001.

Katherine Shear, MD

Dr. Katherine Shear works at the Center for Complicated Grief at the University of Columbia. Her work involves steering her team to successful projects that will improve the lives of people suffering from complicated grief. As Founder and Director of the Center she is involved in all aspects of the work. She oversees the website, supervises all staff, leads the training initiatives and spearheads fund-raising Dr. Shear also serves as the Marion E.

Scarlett Baird, M.A.

Scarlett Baird, M.A. received her M.A. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin, where she is a doctoral candidate. Her research and clinical work focus on the implementation and dissemination of physical activity interventions for veterans transitioning out of the military. She is particularly interested in facilitating the acceptability of these interventions with the aim that treatment may be administered in diverse settings to reach a broader scope of the patient population.

Jasper A. Smits, PhD

Jasper Smits, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist and professor of psychology at the University of Texas at Austin. The main objective of his research program is to improve the treatment of anxiety disorders (e.g., social anxiety disorder, panic disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder) and related problems (e.g., smoking, overeating, physical inactivity). Jasper has published over 150 articles, book chapters, and books.