Mary Weber, PhD, PMHNP-BC, FAANP is a psychiatric nurse practitioner, Specialty Coordinator of the Family Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Program, and Endowed Professor in Psychiatric Nursing for the University of Colorado College of Nursing. She has extensive clinical and teaching expertise in chronic mental illness, psychiatric assessment, medication management, and individual/group therapies, having received National Teaching Awards and gained induction into the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. She has had grants funded by the Stanley Foundation, HRSA, and SAMHSA, and she has had numerous national presentations and publications. Her research has focused on underserved populations, including the homeless, those with co-morbid psychiatric and medical disorders, and those with post-partum depression. Her current SAMHSA work involves the integration of SBIRT into undergraduate and graduate curricula. She also practices currently in one of the addiction, research, and treatment programs sponsored by the Department of Psychiatry.