Geoffrey Brown is pursuing his PharmD at the University at Buffalo with a focus in clinical research. Geoff is interested in how medications can assist in the treatment of debilitating mental illnesses such as substance use disorder and depression. Over the past four years, Geoff has been involved with pharmaceutical research spanning multiple sites. He has presented research at state and national conferences. He has held leadership positions in numerous clubs and committees within the UB School of Pharmacy and is a founding member of both the American College of Clinical Pharmacology and the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists UB chapters. His ultimate goal is to establish a nonprofit research site dedicated to investigating novel treatment options for those with severe and persistent mental illness.