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NCVS Mission Statement

To engage in research, education, outreach, and advocacy to improve the lives of veterans, and better position these skilled, experienced and well-trained veterans for continued service that further advances American values, prosperity, and security.


 Who We Are

Craig Bryan

Craig J. Bryan
Executive Director

Dr. Craig J. Bryan, PsyD, ABPP, is a board-certified clinical psychologist and is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Utah.

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AnnaBelle Bryan

AnnaBelle O. Bryan, MS 
Director of Engagement and Operations

AnnaBelle Bryan, MS, also serves as the Director of Veterans Employability Experience & Enrichment Transition to Success Program (VE3TS) and the Utah Comrades peer support program.

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Feea Leifker, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Director of Clinical Services

Dr. Feea Leifker, Ph.D., M.P.H, Director of Clinical Services, National Center for Veterans Studies, University of Utah.

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David RuddM. David Rudd
Co-Founder & Scientific Director

Dr. M. David Rudd, PhD, ABPP, is a board-certified clinical psychologist and is currently Provost of the University of Memphis. He received his PhD in clinical psychology from Princeton University, and completed postdoctoral training at the Beck Institute in Philadelphia under the direction of Aaron T. Beck.

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Last Updated: 6/6/17