Dr. Michelle Kees is a Clinical Psychologist and Associate Professor in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Michigan. She holds dual Clinical and Research Without Compensation (WOC) appointments at the Ann Arbor Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VA), and an Adjunct Appointment in the Department of Psychology at the University of Michigan. Dr. Kees’ expertise centers on risk and resilience in military spouses, caregivers, and families; peer mentorship programs supporting college student veterans; and large-scale community dissemination of evidence-based programs. She is the Principal Investigator for HomeFront Strong, a group-based resiliency intervention for military spouses/partners that is being disseminated statewide via community clinicians. She is also the Principal Investigator for PAVE (Peer Advisors for Veteran Education), a national peer mentorship program for student veterans returning to college on the Post 9-11 GI Bill, and a Co-Investigator on a longitudinal study examining risk and resilience in National Guard soldiers and family members. She is also the spouse of a former National Guard soldier.