The Center Advisory Council provides valuable strategic guidance to the Center for Workplace Mental Health. Members of the council are appointed by the American Psychiatric Association Foundation Board of Directors. The council represents a diverse range of experience and perspectives, including employers, psychiatrists, and related purchasing stakeholders. We are grateful to the council for their leadership, passion for improving mental health with employers, and ongoing commitment to the Center for Workplace Mental Health.
Alan A. Axelson, M.D. - Co-Chair
InterCare Psychiatric Services
Laurel Pickering, M.P.H. - Co-Chair
Head, Strategic Alliances
Gaurava Agarwal, M.D.
Associate Professor, Departments of Medical Education and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine
Chief Wellness Officer, Northwestern Medicine; Director of Faculty Wellness, Northwestern University
R. Scott Benson, M.D.
Private Practice, General and Forensic Psychiatry Clerkship Faculty
Florida State University, College of Medicine
Charles J. Lattarulo, Ph.D.
Director, Healthy Minds
Senior Vice President, Total Rewards Experience
Paul Pendler, Psy.D.
Vice President, Employee Assistance & WorkLife Program
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Steven Pflanz, M.D.
Senior Psychiatry Policy Analyst
U.S. Air Force
John Tumeh, M.D.
Foundation Psychiatry, P.C.
Hyong Un, M.D.
Head of EAP and Chief Psychiatric Officer
Munachim I. Uyanwune, M.D., M.B.A.
MIU Group Consulting