Department of Psychiatry

Be Well Center


Pedro Delgado, M.D.

Department Chair. Research interests the genetics effects and environmental influences on depression as well as novel treatment approaches for depression.


Louise O'Donnell, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry. Research interest in Child and Adolescent Psychology.


Alan Peterson, Ph.D.

Professor of Clinical Psychology with research interests in smoking cessation, weight management, chronic pain management, PTSD and Tourette’s Disorder.


John Roache, Ph.D.

Scientific Director of the Be Well Center and the University Clinical Psychopharmacology Laboratory. Research interests substance abuse and mood disorders.


Dawn I. Velligan, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychiatry, Co-Director, Division of Community Recovery, Research and Training.