Alissa Gallagher

Alissa Gallagher serves as the Science Communications Director of the National Institute of Mental Health where she leads a wonderful and talented team of professionals responsible for developing engaging content and disseminating the latest NIMH research finding and resources to the public. For CHAT DAY she is serving as a science writer and editor. Working at NIMH has afforded Alissa the opportunity to combine two of her passions - the neuroscience of mental illness and health communications – and to work with an amazing team of people in support of a very important mission. In her spare time, Alissa enjoys running, yoga, reading, and chasing after a very active two year old boy!