Meet the Advisory Board

The Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism Advisory Board is made up of top mental health experts and journalists. They help select fellows and mentor them through their fellowship projects.

U.S. Advisory Board

International Advisors

  • Ioana Avadani

    Director, Center for Independent Journalism, Romania

  • Zane Wilson

    Founder, South African Depression and Anxiety Group

  • Yahira Rossini Guzmán Sabogal

    Head of Mental Health, Universidad de la Sabana, Colombia International Advisor

  • Victor M. García

    Assistant Professor and Academic Researcher, Universidad de la Sabana, Colombia International Advisor

  • Sultana Afdhal

    CEO, The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), an initiative of Qatar Foundation Fellowship, manager and partnership focal point at WISH
    Qatar International Advisor

International Advisory Board – Colombia

  • Ricardo Sánchez Pedraza, M.D.

    Psychiatrist, Epidemiologist, and Biostatistician Professor, Universidad Nacional de Colombia

  • Luis Eduardo Jaramillo González, M.Sc.

    Psychiatrist, Scientific Committee Member of the Colombian Psychiatric Association, Director of the Department of Psychiatry
    Universidad Nacional de Colombia

  • Enrique Uribe Uribe Jongbloed

    Director of Grupo de Investigación Cultura Audiovisual, Assistant Professor
    International Affairs Coordinator

International Advisory Board – Qatar

  • Everette E. Dennis

    Dean of Northwestern University in Qatar Member

  • Dr. Javaid Sheikh

    Dean, Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar Member

  • Dr. Suhaila Ghuloum

Senior Consultant Psychiatrist, Hamad Medical Corporation

  • Muhammad Waqar Azeem

Chair, Department of Psychiatry, Sidra Research and Medical Center

  • Mohammed Ben Ali

    Weyak, Executive Director

  • Dr. Salih Ali Al-Marri

    General Secretary Assistant for Health Affairs Office, General Directorate of Health Affairs Department
Ministry of Public Health

  • Maha Elakoum

    WISH Research Development Officer 
Board Secretariat