THE RESEARCH TEAM:

Cheree Tham, LCSW
America's Warrior Partnership
Community Principal Investigator

Karl Hamner, PhD,
The University of Alabama
Scientific Principal Investigator
Matthew Hudnall, PhD,
The University of Alabama
Data Analytics and Data Security Expert
Phillip N. Smith, PhD,
University of South Alabama
Consultant & Suicide Research Expert

Eric Caine, PhD,
University of Rochester
Senior Research Consultant & Suicide
Research Expert

Kate Hendricks Thomas, PhD, MCHES,
Charleston Southern University
Research Consultant & Veteran Resiliency Expert

Ramya Sundararaman, MD
CALIBRE Systems
Research Consultant & Psychological Autopsy Expert

Wesli Turner, MS,
The University of Alabama Program Manager

Leah Taylor Best, MA,
America’s Warrior Partnership Program Manager
 
 
 

THE COMMUNITY PARTNERS:

The Warrior Alliance
Atlanta, GA
 
Research Assistant:
Becky Tyler
 
Community Project Lead:
Jarrad Turner
Palmetto Warrior Connection
Charleston, SC
 
Research Assistant:
Sandra Ford
 
Community Project Lead:
John Wiggins
Upstate Warrior Solution
Upstate Region of South Carolina
 
Research Assistant:
Alice Yatsenyuk
 
Community Project Lead:
Jenna Grotler
Panhandle Warrior Partnership of 90Works
Panhandle Region, FL
 
Research Assistant:
Dr. Russell Copelan
 
Community Project Lead:
Matt Peterson

Veteran’s One-Stop Center of Western New York
 
Research Assistant:
Cayla Sweeney
 
Community Project Lead:
Adam Howard

Tierney Center for Veteran Services
Orange County, CA
 
Research Assistant:
Zaynah Khan
 
Community Project Lead:
Jeff Pagano

Twin Cities Veterans Initiative
Twin Cities, MN
 
Research Assistant:
Christine Yost
 
Community Project Lead:
Tommy Johnson