Council for Training in Evidence-Based Behavioral Practice

The Council for Training in Evidence-Based Behavioral Practice consists of representatives from the fields of psychology, medicine, nursing, social work, public health, and library science. With input from a Scientific Advisory Board and Expert Consultants, the Council implements objectives of the project.

Council Chair

  • Bonnie Spring, Ph.D.
  • Director of Behavioral Medicine & Co-Program Leader in Cancer Prevention
  • Department of Preventive Medicine
  • Northwestern University
  • Chicago, IL


  • Ross Brownson, Ph.D.
  • Co-Director, Prevention Research Center in St. Louis
  • Department of Surgery and Siteman Cancer Center, School of Medicine
  • George Warren Brown School of Social Work
  • Washington University in St. Louis
  • St. Louis, MO
  • Edward Mullen, D.S.W.
  • Willma & Albert Musher Chair Professor
  • School of Social Work
  • Columbia University
  • New York, NY
  • Robin Newhouse, Ph.D., R.N.
  • Assistant Dean, Doctor of Nursing Practice
  • School of Nursing
  • University of Maryland
  • Baltimore, MD
  • Stephen Persell, M.D., M.P.H.
  • Division of General Internal Medicine
  • Institute for Healthcare Studies
  • Northwestern University
  • Chicago, IL
  • Jason Satterfield, Ph.D.
  • Director, Behavioral Medicine Unit
  • School of Medicine
  • University of California San Francisco
  • San Francisco, CA