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Adrienne Lindsey, MA, DBH

C-STAT Director


Adrienne Lindsey is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at UT Health’s Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine. Dr. Lindsey is clinically trained in integrated behavioral health and specializes in interprofessional workforce development in substance use disorders (SUD) treatment. She has 15 years of experience in higher education, liaising with community partners to implement evidence-based addiction practices.  Lindsey has served as principal investigator of numerous federal training grants and state contracts in the area of opioid use disorders.

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Julie Parish, MS, LCDC, CRC, PMP

ECHO Manager, Be Well Texas


Julie Parish serves as the Manager of the C-STAT telementoring portfolio, which includes an array of ECHO programs and mentoring initiatives aimed at increasing capacity for high-quality SUD treatment and care throughout Texas. She is clinically trained in rehabilitation counseling and is a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor.

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Andrea Hebeler

ECHO Coordinator


As a project coordinator for C-STAT, Andrea serves as the primary liaison for organizing each ECHO session, ensuring each session runs smoothly by establishing project timelines, preparing session materials, communicating with presenters, and providing program feedback.

Krista Comfort

Outreach Program Manager


Krista has a background in marketing, fundraising, event strategy, and project management in the higher education and non-profit sectors. She serves as a liaison for training and technical assistance requests, promotes the growth of C-STAT ECHO programs across Texas, and supports the Texas Substance Use Symposium.

Elizabeth Martinez,

Special Events Planner


Elizabeth (“Liz”) is the Special Events Planner who brings over 10 years of hands-on experience and success in marketing, planning, coordinating, and executing large-scale community and educational events. Liz serves as the primary liaison for the planning and management of C-STAT special events, such as the Texas Substance Use Symposium (TxSUS) and buprenorphine waiver trainings.

Jennifer Sharpe Potter, PhD, MPH

Be Well Texas Executive Director


Dr. Potter joined the UT Health San Antonio faculty in 2008 after serving at Harvard Medical School and McLean Hospital in Belmont, Massachusetts. In 2012, she was promoted to assistant dean and then vice dean for research for the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine, where she served until June of 2021. Dr. Potter now serves as the Vice President for Research.

She is an accomplished addiction scientist with a large portfolio of NIH research and public health programs implementing evidence-based treatments statewide. Dr. Potter is a principal investigator with the NIDA Clinical Trials Network.

With funding from the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, Dr. Potter oversees several statewide, public health initiatives collectively known as Be Well Texas that expand access to compassionate, evidence-based treatment and care for substance use disorders (SUD) throughout Texas. The Be Well Texas portfolio includes: the Be Well Texas Clinic, a statewide, telehealth addiction medicine program; a statewide provider network that delivers SUD treatment and care in outpatient, hospital and community settings; clinical trials of innovative SUD treatments; and RecoveryTexas.org, a recovery-focused, web-based program that offers free, on-demand access to certified peer recovery support specialists.