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- Dr. John Walkup associate professor of child psychiatry at the Johns Hopkins Children's Center
- Dr. David Fassler clinical associate professor of psychiatry at the University of Vermont and author of "Help Me, I'm Sad"
- Dr. Thomas Insel director of the National Institute of Mental Health/NIH
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