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Meet the Medical Director Institute

About the Medical Director Institute

Leadership

Co-Chairs

Photo of Joe Parks, MD
National Council for Behavioral Health Medical Director
National Council for Behavioral Health/Missouri Department of Mental Health
Washington, D.C./Jefferson City, Mo.

Photo of Patrick Runnels, MD
Center for Families and Children
Cleveland, Ohio

 

Members

 

Photo of J. Craig Allen, MD
Rushford/Hartford HealthCare
Meriden, Conn.

Photo of Brian Allender, MD
St. Francis Hospital
Auburn, Wash.

Photo of Eric Arzubi, MD
Billings Clinic
Billings, Mont.

Photo of Robert Atkins, MD, MPH
Aetna
Louisville, Ky.

Photo of Joel Axler, MD
Amerigroup Georgia
Atlanta, Ga.

Photo of Donald Bechtold, MD
Jefferson Center for Mental Health
Wheat Ridge, Colo.

Photo of John Bischof, MD
Central City Concern
Portland, Ore.

Photo of Adam Biuckians, MD
Community Services Group
Lancaster, Pa.

Photo of Joseph Bona, MD, MBA
DeKalb Community Service Board
Decatur, Ga.

Photo of Carl Clark, MD
Mental Health Center of Denver
Denver, CO

Photo of Sara Coffey, DO
University of Oklahoma School of Community Medicine
Tulsa, Okla.

Photo of Mark Edelstein, MD
Uplift Family Services
Sacramento, Calif.

Photo of Jeffrey Eisen, MD, MBA
Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare
Portland, Ore.

Photo of Anita Everett, MD, DFAPA
Baltimore, Md.

Photo of Marc Fishman, MD
Maryland Treatment Centers
Rockville, Md.

Photo of Rochelle Head-Dunham, MD
Tulane and LSU Schools of Medicine
New Orleans, La

Photo of Ken Hopper, MD
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Arlington, Texas

Photo of John Kern, MD
University of Washington
Merrillville, Ind.

Photo of Jeffrey Lieberman, MD
New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University
New York, N.Y.

Photo of Howard Yee Liu, MD
University of Nebraska Medical Center Department of Psychiatry
Omaha, Neb.

Photo of Ken Minkoff, MD
Harvard Medical School, ZiaPartners, Inc.
Arizona

Photo of Anthony Ng, MD
Acadia Hospital
Bangor, Maine

Photo of Paula Panzer, MD
The Jewish Board
New York, N.Y.

Photo of Angela Pinheiro, MD
Community Mental Health for Central Michigan
Mt. Pleasant, Mich.

Photo of Lori Raney, MD
Health Management Associates
Denver, Col.

Photo of Carolyn Rekerdres, MD
Areté Community Psychiatry Solutions
Dallas, Texas

Photo of Karen Rhea, MD
Centerstone
Nashville, Tenn.

Photo of Bhagirathy Sahasranaman, MD
Sunshine Health
Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Photo of John Santopietro, MD
Silver Hill Hospital
New Canaan, Conn.

Photo of Frank Shelp, MD, MPH
EnvolveHealth
Plano, Texas

Photo of Wayne Sparks, MD
Atrium Health
Charlotte, N.C.

Photo of Onyi Ugorji, MD
Jackson Memorial Hospital
Miami, Fla.

Photo of Ana Valdés, MD
Health Right 360
San Francisco, Calif.

Photo of Jack Todd Wahrenberger, MD, MPH
Pittsburgh Mercy Health System
Pittsburgh, Pa.

Photo of Steve Weinstein, MD
Thresholds
Chicago, Ill.