Dennis K. Orthner, PhD

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Dennis K. Orthner, PhD

Dennis Orthner has extensive experience consulting with military policymakers, researchers, and practitioners across a range of mental health and social service issues. In November 2011, Dr. Orthner received the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) President’s Award. Dr. Orthner plays a key role in the Essential Life Skills for Military Families, a collaborative effort between East Carolina University, NC State University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service, funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.