Lead Research Associate: PriSM
Leslie Haddock is research associate for the National Center for Veteran Studies. Leslie previously served on active duty as a Commissioned Officer in the United States Army, including deployments to both Iraq and Afghanistan. Her primary research interests include prevention and intervention of suicide and post-traumatic stress disorder treatments, especially in military populations. Leslie plans to pursue a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology.
Lead Research Associate: VE3TS Utah
William Russell was born in Logansport, IN in 1972, and grew up in South Ogden, UT where he enlisted in the US Army, Infantry after one semester of college at Weber State. After graduating OSUT at Fort Benning, GA in 1990, he was stationed in USAEUR, Germany. He spent the next 8-years overseas. He then spent the next 14-years in Fort Drum, NY; South Korea; and, Fort Benning, GA. He deployed in support of the Global War on Terror to Afghanistan for 3-tours and served one tour in Iraq. Upon retirement in 2012, after 22-years of service, he obtained his AA degree at Tallahassee Community College. William moved from Florida, back to Utah to attend the University of Utah where he earned his Bachelor's Degree in Psychology with a minor in Sociology. He is now currently enrolled in the MSW program at the University of Utah. He has been married to his wife, Alexis, for 6 years and they have a 3-year old son, Robert. He also has a 16-year old son, Thomas that still lives in upstate New York.