Executive Staff - Alzheimer's Research & Prevention Foundation

Chris Walling, PsyD, MBA,C-IAYTDr. Christopher Walling
Vice President of Education & Outreach

Dr. Chris Walling is a licensed clinical psychologist and international mind-body expert, and President of the United States Association of Body Psychotherapy. Dr. Walling formerly worked in academic medicine for nearly a decade in various executive leadership roles all throughout the United States. He now serves as Clinical Director at Soma Psychological Services in Los Angeles, California.

Dr. Walling is a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner, a certified Yoga Therapist through the International Association of Yoga Therapists, as well as a Faculty Member at several Yoga Therapy Schools. He also assists with somatic psychotherapy trainings throughout the world. Dr. Walling also serves on the Scientific Advisory Board for the Kinsey Institute for Sex Research at Indiana University.

Simran S. Stuelpnagel
Senior Advisor

Simran Stuelpnagel is an organizational strategy executive and management consultant with a background in nonprofit governance and federal programs. He contributes to ARPF’s strategic initiatives.

Simran has had a lifelong interest in the intersection of research and meditation, and in his early twenties was a research assistant at Harvard Medical School. Notably, at the University of Virginia his coursework analyzing the US regulatory framework was used to teach procurement analysis at the graduate school for professional development. In his spare time, Simran travels, trains yoga teachers, and spends time with his two daughters.


Chelsea Pyne
Education Coordinator

Chelsea handles writing assignments and outreach for ARPF, including the online Brain Longevity Therapy Training and the Brain Longevity Symposium. She is the liason for Brain Longevity Specialists past and present. Chelsea organizes the quarterly newsletter and works under the CEO to help with a wide array of educational projects.