Rebecca Howard 

Chief Executive Officer and Research Director
Chief Executive Officer ​of Howard Brain Science Foundation​, studies Research Administration at John Hopkins University, with 10+ years of nonprofit and research experience.

Mishaelia Bushman

Director of Operations and Research Associate
BS in Psychology cognate in Counseling and has experience within the nonprofit sector as a Program Director/Developer and Operations Director. Studies Biomedical Sciences with a focus in neuroscience at Liberty University.


Apoorva Gairola

Design and psychology professional with masters in design studies (Parsons School of Design) and bachelor’s in communication; studies psychology at NSSR; assists HBSF with research, grants, operations and is concurrently in training for mental health and substance abuse counseling at Alliance LES Harm Reduction Center; NIW recipient. 

Mikala Howard

Social Media Marketing Intern leading HBSF’s social media strategy and managing platforms; former Administrative Assistant at HBSF; studies Psychological Brain Sciences, Studio Art, and Music at The Catholic University of America; passionate about connections between behavior, expressions, and art.

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