Jennifer Birdsall, PhD (Chair)
Barry Edelstein, PhD
Rebecca Allen, PhD
Brenna Renn, PhD is an Acting Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington, having recently completed a research fellowship in geriatric mental health services research in the same department. She earned her PhD at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (home of the Pikes Peak model!) and spent internship at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX. Her research interests include late-life depression, the comorbidity of depression and chronic disease, and improving access to mental health care, such as expanding the mental health workforce in primary care. Although she misses the sunshine of her home state of Hawaii, she and her growing family love the mix of the outdoors and cosmopolitan offerings that makes Seattle such a special place to live.
Jarred Gallegos, MS
Rachael Spalding, BA is a second-year graduate student in the clinical psychology doctoral program at West Virginia University. Her research interests include end-of-life decision-making, consent capacity issues, and late-life sexuality. She aspires to practice as a clinical geropsychologist in the future. In her spare time, she enjoys long-distance running, reading fiction and true-crime novels, and cooking.