Williams, a Medical Sciences graduate of Oxford University, has advanced degrees in law, public administration and business. He served in the Army from 2002 to 2010 in various capacities as an infantry officer in Afghanistan and Iraq. Following his military service he spent two years as a specialist focusing on tribal engagement and negotiation in Eastern Afghanistan. His interest in the mental health of veterans grows out of his own personal experiences with soldiers under his command battling PTSD, depression, and suicide.
On a side note, it its great to have Rick involved. Rick was my mentee, and is now a great colleague.
We now have 3 Veterans on the 'genomics advisory panel', albeit all from special operations or Army intelligence...