One Mind Team

One Mind Staff

Brandon Staglin

As President of One Mind, Brandon Staglin channels his deep experience in communications, advocacy, and ...
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Mona Hicks

Science & Technology Director
Ramona Hicks joined One Mind in 2014 to foster collaboration and implementation of neuropsychiatric research. ...
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Cindy Dyar

Operations Director
Cindy graduated from DePauw University in 1998. She worked in the wine industry in sales, marketing and ...
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Dalton Delan

Managing Director and Chief Content Officer, One Mind All Media
Dalton Delan has an acclaimed and storied career, with three Emmy Awards, two Peabody Awards and five ...
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Garett Slettebak

Marketing & Communications Director
Garett Slettebak joined One Mind in 2016 and currently serves as the Director of Marketing and ...
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Tal Gerzon

Development Director

Candace Thersby

Administrative Coordinator
As Administrative Coordinator for One Mind, Candace feels privileged to be a champion for the cause. While ...
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Kim Givens

Executive Assistant to Garen Staglin
With over 25 years of experience in professional office positions and a track record of strong performance in ...
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One Mind Board of Directors

One Mind’s Board of Directors is made up of highly successful business leaders who are using their professional skills and personal brain health motivations to guide One Mind in our efforts to accelerate cures for brain illnesses and injuries.

Garen Staglin

Co-Founder of One Mind; Co-Owner of the Staglin Family Vineyard; Partner, private equity firms; Former NARSAD ...
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Shari Staglin

Co-Founder of One Mind; Co-Owner and CEO of Staglin Family Vineyard; Founding President and Board Member of Staglin Music Festival for Brain Health; NARSAD Director Emeritus; Founding President and One Mind Board Member
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The Honorable Patrick J. Kennedy

Former U.S. Congressman of Rhode Island; Founder, The Kennedy Forum; Co-Founder of One Mind; Commissioner, ...
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Gary Gottlieb, MD, MBA

CEO of Partners in Health; Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; One Mind Board ...
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Marlys Palumbo

Partner at Van Ness Feldman LLP; All Star Orchestra President of the Board of Directors; Seattle Symphony ...
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Vince Rinaldi

Founder and CEO of Corporate Advisors Inc.; Former President and CEO of PNC Equipment Finance; Chairman and ...
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Gary Bridge

Senior Advisor, IDG Capital Partners; Senior Advisor, Innovation Global Capital; Retired Managing Director of ...
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Gwill York

Co-Founder Lighthouse Capital Partners; Former Senior Vice President Comdisco Ventures; Museum of Science ...
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Nancy Dearman

Co-founder and Vice Chairman of Kotter International; Mclean Hospital National Council and Board of Visitors ...
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Caryl Athanasiu

Consultant and Senior Advisor on financial services, risk management and payments; Former Chief Operational ...
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Paul Gallagher

CEO of PFG Consulting; Chairman of Elevation Capital Partners; Former Executive Vice President & Chief ...
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Russ Deyo

In 2015, Russ was appointed Under Secretary for Management at the Department of Homeland Security, where he ...
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Robina Riccitiello


Donna Friedman

Donna Friedman is a clinical psychologist in private practice. She has personal lived experience in the field ...
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One Mind Scientific Advisory Board

One Mind’s Scientific Advisory Board is made up of nine of the world’s top brain scientists. These leading brain scientists perform pioneering research in their fields, giving them unique perspectives on the state of the science and where it should go.

Deanna Barch, Ph.D.

Washington University
Washington University Gregory B Couch Professor of Psychiatry, Chair Psychological & Brain Sciences, ...
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Samuel Barondes, M.D.

University of California, San Francisco (retired)
(Retired) University of California San Francisco Chair Emeritus of Psychiatry and Jeanne and Sanford ...
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Carrie Bearden, Ph.D.

University of California, Los Angeles
University of California, Los Angeles, Professor, Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences and Psychology; ...
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Kafui Dzirasa, M.D., Ph.D.

Duke University
Duke University Medical Center, Ranga Rama Krishnan Associate Professor; Laboratory for Psychiatric ...
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Raquel Gur, M.D., Ph.D.

University of Pennsylvania
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Professor of Psychiatry, Neurology and Radiology, Vice Chair ...
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Richard Huganir, Ph.D.

John Hopkins University
John Hopkins University School of Medicine, Professor and Director, Department of ...
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Steven Hyman, M.D., SAB Co-Chair

The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard Director of the Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research; Harvard ...
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Robert Malenka, M.D., Ph.D.

Stanford University
Stanford University Pritzker Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Director of the Nancy Pritzker ...
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Geoff Manley, M.D., Ph.D.

University of California, San Francisco
University of California San Francisco Professor and Vice Chairman of Neurological Surgery, Chief of ...
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Eric J. Nestler, M.D., Ph.D., SAB Co-Chair

Mount Sinai Icahn School of Medicine
Mount Sinai Icahn School of Medicine Nash Family Professor of Neuroscience, Director, the Friedman Brain ...
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Peter Chiarelli, General, USA (retired)

One Mind CEO (retired) / Ambassador
Peter Chiarelli, General, USA (retired) / One Mind CEO (retired) / Ambassador Peter Chiarelli, U.S. Army ...
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Joan Demetriades

One Mind Strategy Director (retired) / Ambassador

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