PG Webinar Presenters

Jeremiah Weinstock

Dr. Jeremiah Weinstock is a licensed clinical psychologist, professor of psychology, and the Chair of the Department of Psychology at Saint Louis University. He is an expert in the assessment and treatment of substance-related and addictive disorders with over 65 peer-review publications and research funding from the National Institutes of Health and the International Center for Responsible Gaming. His primary scientific contributions include (1) refining our conceptualization, assessment, and treatment of gambling disorder and (2) the use of contingency management in the treatment of substance use disorders. He has co-authored several scientific papers on cognitive behavioral therapy for the treatment of gambling disorder. Dr. Weinstock maintains a small clinical practice focused on working with individuals diagnosed with gambling disorder.

Brittany Greene

Brittany Greene is a licensed clinical mental health counselor associate (LCMHCA) and licensed clinical addictions specialist associate (LCAS-A) in the State of North Carolina. She also is a National Certified Counselor (NCC). Brittany is the Problem Gambling Program Specialist for Behavioral Health Springboard within the School of Social Work at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Brittany has served as a Behavioral Health Ambassador for the SAMHSA-funded HBCU C.A.R.E.S. program, where she worked to expose college students at historically black colleges and universities to careers in the field of behavioral health, as well as issues in behavioral health through interactive presentations and conversations. She also was a Research Scholar with the Department of Veteran Affairs, Center for Excellence, inaugural cohort participating in research, discussions, and presentations on how to prevent Veteran suicide. Brittany started her career as a mental health clinician in private practice serving individuals with various presenting concerns, including substance use and behavioral disorders. Brittany’s career background prior to her current role has included working in the school system as an Elementary school teacher and as a Disability analyst for the State of North Carolina under the Social Security Administration. Brittany holds a Bachelor’s in Elementary Education from Winston-Salem State University and dual Master’s degrees in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling from North Carolina Central University.

Brianne Doura-Schawohl

Brianne Doura-Schawohl is founder and CEO of Doura-Schawohl Consulting LLC, a boutique global government relations firm that specializes in problem and responsible gambling policy. She most recently served as Vice President of US Policy and Strategic Development for EPIC Risk Management, a global harm prevention consultancy, conducting work in over 24 countries. Prior to her role at EPIC, Brianne served as Legislative Director for the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG). Her experience includes over a decade of leadership in advocacy, public policy, government affairs, and communications.

Doura-Schawohl’s practice spans a wide range of work with executive and legislative branch officials and private sector stakeholders at the international, federal, state, and local levels of government. She has a history of achievements in State and United States Congressional legislative work, including a diverse portfolio of complex problem gambling policy issues. This continues to be invaluable in her ability to make a difference on behalf of people with gambling problems around the world.

Doura-Schawohl works with Congress and numerous state legislatures and regulators to provide expert advice on gambling policy. She continues to work with stakeholders on both sides of the aisle. Additionally, she has been featured in international, national, state, and local media, including ABC News, Bloomberg, CNBC, Forbes, ESPN, The Athletic, The New York Times, The Washington Times, The Washington Post, and CBC.

Brianne was named one of the top 100 lobbyists in 2022 and 2021 by the National Institute of Lobbying & Ethics (NILE), named top lobbyist in 2022 by ‘The Hill’, was featured as one of the 25 People to Watch in 2022 by Global Gaming Business, an honoree of the 2023 class of 40 under 40 Emerging Leaders in Gaming, and an honoree of the 2023-2024 ‘10 Women Rising in Gaming’ by Global Gaming Women and CDC Gaming Reports. In 2019 she was appointed as a member of the Digital Gaming Advisory Group for the State of Hawaii and continues to serve on various coalitions.

In 2020 and 2021 she was a guest faculty member for Seton Hall Law School at their Gaming Law, Compliance, and Integrity Program and continues to be a guest lecturer for the University of Minnesota, Global Institute for Responsible Sport Organizations, and at Bradley University. Doura-Schawohl presents at conferences and other public events on gaming policy across the United States, Europe, Canada, and Australia.

Doura-Schawohl serves on the Board of Directors for Kindbridge Behavioral Health and is a member of the leadership team of the NILE Next Gen Executives committee, a group committed to advancing educational & networking opportunities for the next generation of leaders within the government relations profession. She is a member of the National Council on Problem Gambling military affairs committee.

Mrs. Doura-Schawohl holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Mary Washington. She resides in Fairfax, Virginia with her family.

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