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Center Advisory Council

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 Photo

Alan A. Axelson, M.D. - Co-Chair

Medical Director

InterCare Psychiatric Services

Laurel Pickering, M.P.H. - Co-Chair Photo

Laurel Pickering, M.P.H. - Co-Chair


Enterprise Solutions at Well Doc

Charles J. Lattarulo, Ph.D. Photo

Charles J. Lattarulo, Ph.D.

Director, Healthy Minds

American Express

Collier W. Case Photo

Collier W. Case

Director, Health and Productivity

Sprint Corporation

Gaurava Agarwal, M.D. Photo

Gaurava Agarwal, M.D.

Director of Undergraduate Medical Education in Psychiatry

Northwestern University

Hyong Un, M.D. Photo

Hyong Un, M.D.

Head of EAP and Chief Psychiatric Officer


John Tumeh, M.D. Photo

John Tumeh, M.D.

Foundation Psychiatry, P.C.

Lawrence Grab, M.B.A. Photo

Lawrence Grab, M.B.A.

Senior Vice President, Medical Operations

Beacon Health Options

Munachim I. Uyanwune, M.D., M.B.A.  Photo

Munachim I. Uyanwune, M.D., M.B.A.


MIU Group Consulting

Paul Pendler, Psy.D. Photo

Paul Pendler, Psy.D.

Vice President, Employee Assistance & WorkLife Program

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

R. Scott Benson, M.D. Photo

R. Scott Benson, M.D.

Private Practice, General and Forensic Psychiatry Clerkship Faculty

Florida State University, College of Medicine

Steven Pflanz, M.D. Photo

Steven Pflanz, M.D.

Senior Psychiatry Policy Analyst

U.S. Air Force

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