The Hackett Center for Mental Health Archives - MMHPI - Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute

November 15, 2022

Andrea Usanga

Andrea has over 15 years of experience working on health and behavioral health issues in both the public and nonprofit sectors. Prior to joining the Meadows Institute, Andrea was the Executive Director of the Network…

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July 11, 2022

Claudia Macias

Claudia has 25 years of experience in educational leadership and instruction. During her tenure with KIPP (Knowledge Is Power Program), she founded and led two elementary schools, developed teachers, and led workshops for educators and…

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April 22, 2022

David Auzenne

David has nearly 20 years of public health experience designing and evaluating programs that advance health equity and reduce health disparities in marginalized and vulnerable populations. With significant leadership experience in nonprofit organizations, state and…

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March 24, 2022

Jennipher Cole

Jenn has over 20 years of experience in nonprofits and higher education. In her last role, she was the Senior Project Manager for the SB11 Programs at the University of Texas Health Science Center Houston. …

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February 7, 2022

Katy Butterwick

Katy comes to the Meadows Institute with over 20 years of experience in the non-profit sector where she has worked in philanthropy, communications, program management, leadership development, and fundraising. Prior to joining the Institute, she…

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November 1, 2021

Quianta Moore, MD, JD

Quianta Moore, MD, JD, is the Executive Director of The Hackett Center for Mental Health. Her work with the Center is focused on creating transformative change by leveraging the resources, skill, and policy expertise of…

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November 1, 2021

Gary Blau, PhD

Gary Blau, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist who served as Executive Director of The Hackett Center for Mental Health from September 2019 – November 2021. After two highly successful years of growing The Hackett…

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June 23, 2021

Emily Pendleton

Emily has supported multiple projects, including the Be Well, Be Connected program, a SAMHSA-funded System of Care grant that works with youth experiencing bipolar or first episode psychosis in the Houston area, helping to create…

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July 7, 2020

Katie Martinez Whittle

Katie is a Licensed Master Social Worker who has worked in the nonprofit sector for over 10 years, with a focus on improving outcomes for those who are impacted by socioeconomic inequities and social justice…

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