Members of

Our Research Team

John Mendelson, MD

Founder and Chief Medical Officer. Board Certified Internist with over 30 years of research and practice in the field of addiction treatment.

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Paul Linde

Paul R. Linde, MD

Over 25 years experience in emergency psychiatric care. Clinical Professor Emeritus in Psychiatry at UCSF School of Medicine.

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DAVID DEACON, PHD

Entrepreneur, scientist, engineer; Founder CEO or CTO, four tech startups; NIH Principal Advisor on commercialization; 62 U.S. patents.

BOB NIX, PHD

Entrepreneur, Architect, Technologist; VP R&D and Principal Architect, Athena Health; Founder or CTO seven other tech startups

JULIEN STAINBACK

Pre-med student with a bachelor’s in psychology, currently studying under Dr. John Mendelson. Dedicated to supporting the Ria team through research and development.

SAM XU

Software developer with over a decade of experience working with healthcare professionals. Enthusiast in building scalable real-time systems.

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