Michelle Burke Parish is a project manager in clinical research at the University of California, Davis in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. Mrs. Burke Parish has a Masters Degree in Psychology and is a candidate for a Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Science and Healthcare Leadership at the University of California, Davis. She has participated in research in clinical psychology, neuroscience and telepsychiatry and e-health. She is a contributing author in the area of telemedicine, e-health and applications of social media in healthcare. She is currently working with Dr. Peter Yellowlees on research to validate asynchronous telepsychiatry.