Michelle Salinardi, MPA
Michelle holds an advanced degree in Public Administration (MPA) from the University of New Haven.The majority of her career has been spent working in both a research and clinical capacity with those suffering from mental illness and addiction issues. She has sixteen years management experience which includes her role as a Research Manager for the Stroke Sciences Group, University of California, San Francisco, management of the operations of the Addiction and Pharmacology Research Laboratory (APRL) at California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute, and her direction of a dual diagnosis residential and day treatment program at the Hines VA Hospital. Michelle also has extensive experience as a quality management analyst for the hospital-based inpatient and outpatient psychiatric and substance abuse programs at West Haven VA Hospital. She is well versed in good clinical practices and managing NIH and industry sponsored single and multi-site clinical and pharmacology trials. She has has co-authored papers in both addiction and psychiatry.