Members

The International Alliance of Mental Health Research Funders is a collaborative group of mental health research funding organizations from around the world. Members are diverse in their scope and mandate and fund across the mental health research spectrum ranging from the basic biomedical sciences, translational and health services research as well as health promotion and illness prevention research. Member organizations comprise government organizations, private enterprises, foundations and charities. 

Alliance members as of January 2017:

 

  • Brain & Behavior Research Foundation
  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research
  • Fondation FondaMental
  • Fonds de recherche du Québec - Santé
  • Graham Boeckh Foundation
  • Grand Challenges Canada
  • Janssen
  • Medical Research Council
  • Movember Foundatoin
  • MQ: Transforming mental health
  • National Health & Medical Research Council
  • National Institute for Health Research
  • National Institute of Mental Health
  • Society for Mental Health Research
  • Philippe & Maria Halphen Foundation
  • Ontario Mental Health Foundation
  • SAMHSA
  • Young and Well CRC
  • Wellcome Trust
  • ZonMw

 

Organizational Representatives

  • Dr. Pamela Valentine, Transition Chief Executive Officer, Alberta Innovates - Health Solutions
  • Dr. Jeffrey Borenstein, President and Chief Executive Officer, Brain & Behavior Research Foundation
  • Dr. Jane Aubin, Chief Scientific Officer and Vice President, Research, Knowledge Translation and Ethics Portfolio, Canadian Institutes of Health Research
  • Dr. Marion Leboyer, Director, Fondation FondaMental
  • Dr. Renaldo Battista, Scientific Director, Fonds de Recherche du Québec - Santé
  • Dr. Danielle Kemmer, Vice President, Strategy and Initiatives, Graham Boeckh Foundation and Executive Director, International Alliance of Mental Health Research Funders
  • Dr. Karlee Silver, Vice President Programs, Grand Challenges Canada
  • Dr. Virginia Smith-Swintosky, Mental Health Global Program Lead, Janssen
  • Dr. Mairéad O'Driscoll, Director, Research Strategy and Funding Directorate, Health Research Board
  • Dr. Anne-Marie Engel, Director of Research, Lundbeck Foundation
  • Dr. Kathryn Adcock, Head of Neurosciences and Mental Health Board, Medical Research Council
  • Ivy Lim-Carter, Men's Health Program Manager, Movember Foundation
  • Dr. Cynthia Joyce, Chief Executive Officer, MQ Transforming Mental Health
  • Dr. Patricia Ridgway, Senior Research Scientist, National Health and Medical Research Council
  • Dr. Alison Tingle, Research Liaison Officer, National Institute for Health Research
  • Dr. Michael Schoenbaum, Senior Advisor for Mental Health Services, Epidemiology, and Economics, National Institute of Mental Health
  • Andrea Swinton, Executive Director, The Ontario Mental Health Foundation
  • Dr. Patrick McGorry, Executive Director, Orygen and President, Society of Mental Health Research
  • Maria Halphen, Founder, Philippe & Maria Halphen Foundation
  • Dr. Gary Blau, Chief, Child, Adolescent and Family Branch, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
  • Dr. Jane Burns, Chief Executive Officer, Young and Well Digital
  • Dr. Raliza Stoyanova, Senior Portfolio Developer, Neuroscience and Mental Health, Wellcome Trust
  • Dr. Martijntje Bakker, Director of Strategy and Innovation, ZonMw