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Thomas lnsel, MD

Neuroscientist, Co-Founder, NEST Health, Mindstrong Health

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Thomas R. lnsel, M.D., a psychiatrist and neuroscientist, has been a national leader in mental health research, policy, and technology. From 2002-2015, Dr. Insel served as Director of the National Institute of Mental Health(NIMH), the component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) committed to research on mental disorders. Prior to serving as NIMH, Director, Dr. lnsel was Professor of Psychiatry at Emory University where he was founding director of theCenter for Behavioral Neuroscience in Atlanta. More recently (2015 – 2017), he led the Mental Health Team at Verily (formerly Google Life Sciences) in South San Francisco, CA.  In 2017 he co-founded Mindstrong Health, a Silicon Valley start-up building tools for people with serious mental illness.  In 2020, he co-founded NEST Health, a global therapeutic online community for recovery.   Since May of 2019, he has been a special advisor to California Governor Gavin Newsom and Chair of the Board of the Steinberg Institute in Sacramento, California. Dr. Insel is a member of the National Academy of Medicine and has received numerous national and international awards including honorary degrees in the U.S. and Europe.

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