January 22, 2021

Robyn Douglas

Robyn completed her bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Houston and a Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Sam Houston State University. Robyn has professional research, clinical, and advocacy experience across a…

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January 21, 2021

Rebecca Tharp

Rebecca has over four years of experience in communications and digital media strategy and has worked in various industries including entertainment, healthcare, and politics. Rebecca previously worked as a Legislative Intern at the Texas State…

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January 8, 2021

Vrishali Kanvinde, PhD

Vrishali completed her PhD in Criminology at the University of Texas at Dallas, focusing her research on criminological theory, police, and the police organization. Previously, she worked as a Research Intern and then a Research…

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December 17, 2020

Jen Esterline

Jen is The Meadows Institute’s Vice President of Education Policy and Regional Development and is based in Austin. In this new role, Jen will support developing and implementing a statewide strategy for student mental health…

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December 17, 2020

Lauren Alvis

Lauren serves as a Research Psychologist within the Trauma and Grief Center at The Hackett Center for Mental Health and is based in Houston. She works under Julie Kaplow, Executive Director of The Trauma and…

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November 18, 2020

Arely Leal

Arely serves as an Administrative Assistant within the Trauma and Grief Center at The Hackett Center for Mental Health, based in Houston. She works under Julie Kaplow, Executive Director, The Trauma and Grief Center at…

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November 9, 2020

Darilynn Cardona-Beiler

Throughout her 25-year career in health care, social services, and community mental health; Darilynn has served in various leadership capacities. Prior to joining Meadows Institute, she served as the Division Director of Adult Behavioral Health…

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October 30, 2020

Nikki Adeleke

Prior to joining The Trauma and Grief Center at The Hackett Center, Nikki worked at the Trauma and Grief Clinic at Texas Children’s Hospital with a primary focus on the treatment of youth who were…

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October 30, 2020

Donna Dozier

Prior to joining The Trauma and Grief Center at The Hackett Center, Donna worked at the Trauma and Grief Clinic at Texas Children’s Hospital with her primary focus being the Santa Fe, TX community. In response…

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