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About Us

             The South Carolina Institute for Brain Health (SCIBH) is a division of the Lowcountry Center for Veterans Research and is making tremendous strides in medical research, health services research, and clinical trials. The robust research program at SCIBH allows veteran and non-veteran patients access to the newest clinical trials available for Alzheimer's disease and treatment-resistant depression, while providing the community with essential resources, free health screenings, and educational opportunities.  Our team is comprised of highly experienced clinical researchers, led by Director, Dr. Jacobo Mintzer, and Co-Director, Dr. Olga Brawman-Mintzer.  

Meet the Team

Dr. Jacobo Mintzer

Director, SCIBH

Dr. Olga Mintzer

Co-Director, SCIBH

Ric Freeman

Clinical Operations Manager

Dr. Jessica Broadway

VA Physician, Study Investigator

Arthur Williams

Lead Study Coordinator

Allison Acree, MS, CHES

Lead Recruitment Coordinator

Ali Neely

Study Coordinator

Taylor Willis

Study Coordinator

Chelsea Breen

Study Coordinator

Rebecca Long

Psychometric Rater

Codi Cammer

Recruitment Coordinator

Arianne Fritts

Assistant to the Director

Stanisha Vick, RN

Clinical Research Nurse


Clinical Social Worker


Supporting research today to meet Veterans' health needs tomorrow!

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