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  • Lisa Robin Jacobs, MD, MBA

    Lisa Robin Jacobs, MD, MBA

    Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

    BioDr. Jacobs is a child, adolescent & adult psychiatrist in private practice in Menlo Park, CA and an Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences of the Stanford University School of Medicine. She serves as the Assistant Director of The Pegasus Physician Writers at Stanford and is the Editor at Large of The Pegasus Review. She eared a BA from Cornell University, an MBA from the University of Rochester, and completed medical school at Brown University.

  • Shaili Jain, MD

    Shaili Jain, MD

    Clinical Associate Professor (Affiliated) [Vapahcs], Psych/Public Mental Health & Population Sciences
    Staff, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

    BioDr. Jain serves as Medical Director for Integrated Care and Section Chief for Outpatient Mental Health at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System. She is board certified in general psychiatry, with specialty expertise in posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), primary and mental health integrated care, and women’s health psychiatry. She is a health services researcher, affiliated with the National Center for PTSD, who focuses on developing innovative ways to enhance the reach of mental healthcare in underserved populations with PTSD. Her work is widely accredited for elucidating the role of paraprofessionals and peers in the treatment of American veterans with PTSD.

    Dr. Jain is an internationally recognized leader in communicating to the public about trauma and PTSD. Her posts for her Psychology Today blog on PTSD, In the Aftermath of Trauma, have been viewed over 200,000 times. Her acclaimed debut non-fiction trade book, The Unspeakable Mind: Stories of Trauma and Healing from the Frontlines of PTSD Science (Harper, 2019), was nominated for a National Book Award, and her essays and commentaries on trauma and PTSD have been presented by the BBC, CNN, The New York Times, STAT, Newsweek, The Los Angeles Times, TEDx, public radio, and others