We are pleased to announce our Application Review Committee, which is comprised of past grant recipients as well as respected members of the Psychedelic Science community.

Sean Dolan
Sean Dolan
Degree: Ph.D. Biomedical Sciences (Pharmacology & Neuroscience) I am highly interested in the behavioral pharmacology of classic psychedelics, such as LSD, psilocybin, and DMT, and putative entactogens, such as MDMA and methylone, in terms of both therapeutic potential and consequences...
Olivia Marcus
Olivia Marcus
Current Degree: PhD candidate in Medical Anthropology Interests in psychedelic research: Mental health and ayahuasca shamanism in the Peruvian Amazon
Rachel Harris, PhD.
Rachel Harris, PhD.
Psychologist Rachel Harris, PhD is the author of Listening to Ayahuasca: New Hope for Depression, Addiction, PTSD and Anxiety. She was in private practice for thirty-five years working with people interested in psychospiritual development. During a decade working in research,...
Lucia Marie Terpak
Lucia Marie Terpak
Current degree program: Master's in medical anthropology My master's thesis investigated the phenomenology of the psychedelic experience in ibogaine treatment for opioid addiction as well as what ibogaine treatment can teach us about the limitations of Western biomedical approaches to...
Olivia Marcus
Olivia Marcus
Congrats to Olivia Marcus, who was recently selected for a 2018 SRF Connection Award! Olivia has a master’s in public health degree from Columbia University and is currently in a doctoral program in applied medical anthropology at the University of...
Lucia Terpak
Lucia Terpak
Congrats to Lucia Terpak, who was recently selected for a 2018 SRF Source Award! Lucia has a bachelor’s degree from Wake Forest University and is currently in a master’s program in medical anthropology at the University of Colorado at Denver....
Gabrielle Agin-Liebes
Gabrielle Agin-Liebes
Congrats to Gabrielle Agin-Liebes, who was recently selected for a 2018 SRF Connection Award! Gabrielle has a bachelor’s degree from New York University and is currently in a doctoral program in clinical psychology at Palo Alto University. Her project involves...
Dawn D. Davis, MA.
Dawn D. Davis, MA.
Founding Director
Dawn D. Davis is Tribal person belonging to the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes. She holds a master's degree from the University of Arizona where she researched the conservation and sustainability of peyote, an Indigenous medicine, within its natural habitat.
Mariana M. Cajaiba, MD.
Mariana M. Cajaiba, MD.
Founding Director
Dr. Mariana M. Cajaiba is a physician trained in Clinical Oncology and Anatomic Pathology who currently holds an appointment as Associate Professor at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.
Lynnette A. Averill, PhD.
Lynnette A. Averill, PhD.
Founding Director, ARC Chair
Dr. Lynnette “Nette” A. Averill is a clinical research psychologist at the National Center for PTSD-Clinical Neurosciences Division (NCPTSD-CND) at the VA Connecticut and Yale School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry.
Brooke J. Arterberry, PhD.
Brooke J. Arterberry, PhD.
Founding Director (Vice President)
Dr. Brooke J. Arterberry is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at Iowa State University. Dr. Arterberry completed her Postdoctoral Training at the University of Michigan Addiction Center in the Department of Psychiatry and the Ann Arbor VA. She received her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology at the University of Missouri, M.S. in Counseling and Counselor Education at Indiana University, and B.A. in Psychology and English at the University of Southern Indiana. Her research focuses on understanding the developmental risks associated with substance use (e.g., alcohol and cannabis use/co-use) using a socio-ecological perspective and polysubstance use framework.