Dr. Gary Wynn, MD/PhD, Assistant Professor & Assistant Chair, Uniformed Services University
Dr. Wynn co-authored Complimentary and Alternative Medicine for PTSD, published by Oxford University Press. A West Point Graduate, Dr. Wynn completed a double residency in Psychiatry and Internal Medicine at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. He spent a year as the Division Psychiatrist for the 2nd Infantry Division at Camp Casey, Korea. Dr. Wynn was the Assistant Chief of Inpatient Psychiatry at Walter Reed Army Medical Center where he worked with Service Members returning from the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. From 2009-2013, Dr. Wynn has been working as a research psychiatrist in the Military Psychiatry Branch of the Center for Military Psychiatry and Neuroscience at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research. In July, 2013, Dr. Wynn joined the Uniformed Services University, Department of Psychiatry. He currently serves as an Assistant Professor and Assistant Chair, Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University; as well as a Scientist for the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress.
Keith Tidball, PhD, Senior Extension Associate, Cornell University & Assistant Director, Cornell Cooperative Extension
Dr. Tidball is a Senior Extension Associate in the Department of Natural Resources, and Assistant Director of Cornell Cooperative Extension for Natural Resources and Environment. He leads a focal area on Veterans, Military Families, and Disaster Education. He coordinates a suite of projects dealing with veterans and military families, and also serves as the Program Leader of the New York State Extension Disaster Education Network. Dr. Tidball conducts research, extension, and outreach activities in the area of ecological dimensions of human security. He is focused on natural resources management questions at the leading edge, “at the tip of the spear,” in places and time periods characterized by violence, conflict, disaster or war. This work includes vulnerability assessment, resilience analysis, risk management and adaptation strategies within linked human-environment systems, as well as cultural systems analysis within these contexts
“There are so many people who are hesitant to go on the trip. They’ve become a recluse, a homebody. I don’t think being reclusive is good for anyone, particularly young people these days. We had a guy who said this was the first time he didn’t need alcohol to fall asleep. Fly fishing is good for the mind and good for the body.”