ALISON PAVIA, Executive Director - Ms. Pavia has a JD from Columbia Law School and a BA from Brown University. She was the founding Executive Director of ReServe Elder Service, Inc., and has worked as a consultant with Living Cities, the National Community Development Initiative. Ms. Pavia practiced law in New York City at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, and at Pavia & Harcourt, specializing in international corporate and banking law. She serves on the boards of ReServe and the Riverdale Neighborhood House, is a member of the Advisory Board of the Brookdale Center of Hunter College of City University of New York and is a trustee of the Columbia Journal of Transnational Law.
DR. WIETSE TOL, Program Director - Dr. Tol received his postdoctoral training in global mental health from Yale University and his PhD in public mental health from Vrije University in Amsterdam. He received his MA in clinical and health psychology and his BA in cultural anthropology from Leiden University in the Netherlands. He serves on the faculty of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health as the Dr. Ali & Rose Kawi Assistant Professor of Global Mental Health. Dr. Tolís expertise is in the field of mental health for populations exposed to adversity in low- and middle-income countries. He has regularly consulted with the United Nations and international non-governmental organizations and his research has been published in leading academic journals, including the Lancet, JAMA, and PLoS medicine.
JANE ALDERMAN ZEITZ, Administrative Director - Ms. Alderman Zeitz has an MBA from the University of Connecticut and a Bachelors of Science in Psychology from Union College. Prior to attending graduate school, Ms. Alderman Zeitz had five years of experience with HBO and Viacom/CBS working in the areas of legal compliance, contract negotiations and business affairs. Jane played an instrumental role in establishing the Peter C. Alderman Foundation.
DR. THERESA BETANCOURT, Consultant - Assistant Professor of Child Health and Human Rights Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Betancourt designs PCAF's measurement techniques and conducts PCAF's evaluation studies. She is based in Cambridge, MA.
DR. DY BEN CHHEM, PCAF Consulting Program Director, Cambodia - Minister of Health, Siem Reap Province, Cambodia.
DR. EUGENE KINYANDA, PCAF Program Director, Africa - Dr. Kinyanda is also the Chief of Traumatology at Butabika National Psychiatric Referral Hospital. He is based in Kampala, Uganda.
DR. SEGGANE MUSISI, Senior Consultant to PCAF for Capacity Building in Africa - Dr. Musisi is also Professor and Chair, Department Makerere University College of Medicine and Senior Consultant, Ministry of Health, Republic of Uganda. He is also Editor-in-Chief of the African Journal of Traumatic Stress.
DR. ETHELDREDA NAKIMULI-MPUNGU, Director of Research - Dr. Nakimuli-Mpungu is also an honorary lecturer at the Department of Psychiatry, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, a psychiatrist at Butabika National Referral Mental Hospital, and recently completed her PhD in psychiatric epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
DR. JULIET NAKKU, Director PCAF Psychotrauma Clinics, Soroti and Kitgum - Dr. Nakku is also Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Makerere University College of Medicine.
DR. JAMES OKELLO, Director PCAF Psychotrauma Clinic, Gulu and Chief, Child and Adolescent Division PCAF Psychotrauma Clinic, Gulu - Dr. Okello is a child and adolescent psychiatrist and Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Gulu University College of Medicine.
DR. ELIALILIA SARIKIAELLA, Deputy Editor of the African Journal of Traumatic Stress - Dr. Sarikiaella is also Professor, Medical Anthropology, Makerere University College of Medicine. Dr. Sarikiaella advises PCAF on matters relating to cross-cultural psychiatry.
DR. JOSHUA TUGUMISIRIZE, Director and staff psychiatrist, PCAF Wellness Clinic, Phebe Hospital, Bong County, Liberia
- Dr. Tugumisirize has been a lecturer and acting chair, Department of Psychiatry, Makerere University, and head of the Department of Psychiatry, University of Malawi College of Medicine.