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Jason Kilmer, Ph.D.
Jason Kilmer received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Washington in 1997, and currently works at the University of Washington in both a student affairs and a research capacity.
Dr. Kilmer is a Research Assistant Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, continuing a 20-year affiliation with colleagues at the Addictive Behaviors Research Center and the Center for the Study of Health and Risk Behaviors. In this capacity, he is an investigator on several studies evaluating prevention and intervention efforts for alcohol and drug use by college students. He is also the Assistant Director of Health and Wellness for Alcohol and Other Drug Education in the Division of Student Life, working with different areas across campus (including health, counseling, Greek life, residence life, and athletics) to increase student access to evidence-based approaches.
Dr. Kilmer serves as the chair of the Washington State College Coalition for Substance Abuse Prevention. He also maintains an appointment as the Substance Abuse Prevention Program Coordinator for Saint Martin’s University. For ten years, he worked as an Addictive Behaviors Specialist in the Counseling Center at The Evergreen State College.
Travis Brown, Ph.D.
Travis Brown is an assistant professor of Pharmaceutical Science at the University of Wyoming. He received his B.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Washington State University in Pullman, Washington.
The main focus of Dr. Brown’s laboratory research at the University of Wyoming is determining how exposure to drugs of abuse, traumatic events and painful stimuli ultimately impacts neuroplasticity. Specifically, how regulation of the extracellular matrix mediates synaptic organization and eventually behavioral output.
Research may provide novel therapeutic treatments for pathological states such as addiction, chronic pain and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Martha Stearn, M.D.
Dr. Martha Stearn is Executive Director of the St. John’s Institute for Cognitive Health in Jackson, Wyoming. She is an adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology at the University of Utah and a staff member of the Center for Alzheimer’s Care, Imaging and Research at the University of Utah. She is also a practicing internist in Jackson Hole and assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Washington. Dr. Stearn has received the Excellence in Teaching Award from the University Of Washington Department Of Medicine, WWAMI Program.
Sam Glenn is known at The Attitude Guy and has become one of the most recognized Authorities on the subject of Attitude today. Sam understands success and failure. At one time, Sam was negative, broke, depressed, homeless, and got by working odd jobs at night as a janitor and delivering newspapers. Sam's attitude was in the dumps until a dear friend gave him what he calls a "Kick in the Attitude," a gift that changed his attitude for the better. Sam began to work on improving his attitude and made some personal and professional discoveries. With a new attitude in play, Sam went from sleeping on the floor and working as a janitor, to achieving dreams he once thought were unreachable. Today, Sam is the author of several success books and energizes audiences as large as 75,000 at stadium events with his inspirational speeches and humor. For the past 15 years Sam Glenn has worked with hundreds of organizations on Training and Development, Peak Performance, Employee Motivation, Staff development, Leadership Training, Fundraisers or simply kicking off an event with the purpose to create a positive tone. Great things happen when you adopt a great attitude and apply it daily. In 2011 he was named Speaker of the Year by MI Meeting and Events Magazine. In 2010, Sam was awarded a Telly Award for Most Outstanding Motivational Video. In 2009, Sam was named Speaker of the Year by MI Meeting Professionals International. Sam currently resides in Indianapolis, fishes in his spare time and spends as much time with family when he is not traveling and motivating groups for success.