As President of One Mind, Brandon Staglin channels his deep experience in communications, advocacy, and personal schizophrenia recovery to drive brain health research programs to heal lives.
EDUCATION AND CAREER
Brandon has served as One Mind's President since January 2018. He served as Director of Marketing and Communications for One Mind Institute from 2005 to 2017, and as a Board Director for One Mind Institute and One Mind from 2015 to 2017. He earned a Master of Science in Healthcare Administration and Interprofessional Leadership from UCSF in September 2018, and Bachelor of Arts degrees in Engineering Sciences and Anthropology from Dartmouth College in 1993.
Recently, Brandon has successfully advocated for the growth of data-driven, networked, continuously improving prevention and early intervention services for youth facing serious psychiatric illness. He has originated One Mind’s ASPIRe program, which aims to dramatically increase both quality treatment access and recovery rates for such individuals through expanding and improving early care. His work was instrumental in the passage of California laws AB 1315 and SB 1004, providing funding and accountability for such services statewide.
MEMBERSHIPS AND DISTINCTIONS
Brandon serves on advisory councils for the National Institute of Mental Health, the California Mental Health Services Authority’s Help@Hand Program, Mindstrong Health, and Stanford University’s Prodrome and Early Psychosis Program Network, and is a member of The Stability Network. He has received numerous awards for his brain health advocacy, including the Schizophrenia International Research Society President’s Award, the Lifetime Achievement VOICE Award from the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, the Clifford W. Beers Award from Mental Health America, the Shattering Stigma—Realizing Recovery Award from the Schizophrenia and Related Disorders Alliance of America, and the Clifford W. Beers Centennial Service Award from the Clifford W. Beers Clinic.
EXPERTISE AND INTERESTS
Early detection and intervention for serious mental illness
Digital mental health technologies
Online media production
Brandon’s lived experience with recovery from schizophrenia makes him grateful to be living in health and happy every day he can contribute to the health of others.