Jamie D. Davis, Ph.D., a member of the Muscogee Creek Nation, is a licensed clinical psychologist who obtained her Ph.D. at Oklahoma State University and pre- and post- doctoral fellowships at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. Currently, Dr. Davis is a clinical psychologist in the Mental Health Clinic at the VA Maryland Health Care System. Previously, Dr. Davis conducted policy analyses related to mental health disorders and service gaps for military and Veteran communities. In addition, she served on a number of community based and governmental Task Forces and committees to impact policy decisions to support high level Presidential and Secretariat initiatives including the Interagency Coordinating Council for the Presidential New Freedom Initiative, Steps to a HealthierUS, Surgeon General’s Work Groups on Mental Retardation and Mental Health, and several post-911 Disaster and Mental Health Work Groups. Her collaboration with Federal and non-federal agencies includes the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, the Department of the Interior, the Department of Justice, the Department of Education, the American Psychological Association, the Carter Foundation, the National Indian Child Welfare Association, and the Department of Defense. Because of her contributions, she received the Secretary’s Award for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention and the IHS Director’s Award for Distinguished Service.