The NABH Committee on Behavioral Health Services within General Healthcare Systems works to understand and elevate on the NABH agenda those issues that impact behavioral health services within general medical settings; focus attention on issues related to the interface of psychiatry and general medicine; and develop services and resources.

Chair:

  • Gina Sharp, F.A.C.H.E., M.B.A., Linden Oaks at Edward – Elmhurst Healthcare, IL

Steering Committee

  • Annetta K. Caplinger, M.S.N, Vice President Clinical Operations, Institute of Living/Hartford Hospital,  CT
  • Charles Clark, M.B.A., Senior Vice President, Parkview Behavioral Health, IN
  • Frank A. Ghinassi, Ph.D., A.B.P.P., President and CEO, Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care; Senior Vice President, Behavioral Health and Addictions Service Line, RWJBarnabas Health, NJ
  • Mary Jane Krebs, A.P.R.N., B.C., F.A.C.H.E., Spring Harbor Hospital, ME
  • Rick Paczkowski, Regional VP, Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), TN
  • Marguerite Pedley, Ph.D., Penn Medicine Princeton House Behavioral Health, NJ
  • Gail Ryder, M.S., BayCare Behavioral Health, BayCare Health System, FL
  • Michael Tarmey, R.N., M.S., Lahey Health Behavioral Services, MA

Members:

  • Kevin Andrews, Chief Executive Officer, Jackson Behavioral Health Hospital, FL
  • Jodie L. Boone, Administrator, Mayo Clinic, MN
  • Annetta K. Caplinger, M.S.N, Vice President Clinical Operations, Institute of Living/Hartford Hospital,  CT
  • Peter E. Carlson, President, Advocate Aurora Behavioral Health, WI
  • Clayton Ciha, President/CEO, AMITA Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital, IL
  • Michael Cimino, Banner Behavioral Health Hospital, AZ
  • Charles Clark, M.B.A., Senior Vice President, Parkview Behavioral Health, IN
  • Carmen Colombo, Ph.D., M.B.A., R.N., NEA-BC, Chief Nursing Officer Specialty Hospitals, Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital, CA
  • Robin Conyers, Vice President of Behavioral Health Service Line, CHI Health Behavioral Services, NE
  • Jennifer Cox, L.I.C.S.W., Director of Behavioral Health, Baystate Health, MA
  • Mark J. Cullen, Compass Health, LA
  • Julia Drew, System Executive Director – Behavioral Health, AtlantiCare Behavioral Health, NJ
  • Rebecca Dvorak, M.B.A., M.S.N., R.N., B.S.N., Senior Vice President, Clinical Practice, Horizon Health, TX
  • Karen Fauer, Chief Financial Officer, UltraGroup Healthcare, tN
  • Edward Field, M.B.A., Loma Linda University Behavioral Medicine Center
  • Chuck Flavio, M.S., M.H.A., Administrator, Prisma Health-Behavioral Health Services, SC
  • Frank A. Ghinassi, Ph.D., A.B.P.P., President and CEO, Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care; Senior Vice President, Behavioral Health and Addictions Service Line, RWJBarnabas Health, NJ
  • Jerry Gold, Ph.D., Administrator, Scripps Behavioral Health and Clinical Care Line, CA
  • Paul Jeffrey, Interim President of Behavioral Health, Cone Health Behavioral Health Hospital, NC
  • Michele Keeling, Vice President/Administrator, Laureate Psychiatric Clinic & Hospital, OK
  • Trisha Khaleghi, Chief Executive Officer, SHARP Mesa Vista Hospital, CA
  • Mary Jane Krebs, A.P.R.N., B.C., F.A.C.H.E., President, Spring Harbor Hospital, ME
  • Michael P. Krupa, Ed.D., Chief Executive Officer, TaraVista Behavioral Health Center, MA
  • Duke C. Lim, D.N.P., R.N., C.N.M.L., Interim Administrator, UF Health Shands Psychiatric Hospital, FL
  • Jason Milam, Director, Emergency and Behavioral Health, Norman Regional Health System, OK
  • Aimee P. Monaghan, Chief Executive Officer, Compass Health, LA
  • Leslie Nyman, Administrator, Kalispell Regional Medical Center – Pathways Treatment Center, MT
  • Rick Paczkowski, Regional VP, Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), TN
  • Mary C. Pawlikowski, Chief Operating Officer, Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital and Clinics, TN
  • Marguerite Pedley, Ph.D., President, Penn Medicine Princeton House Behavioral Health, NJ
  • Michael Radosta, M.A., M.S., B.S.N., B.S., R.N., NEA-BC, F.A.C.H.E.,
    Vice President of Behavioral Health Nursing and Patient Care Services Chief Nursing Officer – Behavioral Health, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, NY
  • Scott L. Rauch, M.D., President and Psychiatrist in Chief, McLean Hospital, MA
  • Patricia Rehmer, M.S.N., A.C.H.E., President, Behavioral Health Network; Senior Vice President, Hartford HealthCare, CT
  • Gail Ryder, M.S., Vice President, BayCare Behavioral Health, FL
  • Ben Rucks, M.S.M., N.H.A., Senior Director of Behavioral Health Services, Community Health Systems, TN
  • Debbie Sanford, M.S., M.B.A., Administrator, Pine Grove Behavioral Health and Addiction Services, MS
  • Manish Sapra, M.D., M.M.M., F.A.P.A., Executive Director, Behavioral Health Service Line, Northwell Health, NY
  • Harold I. Schwartz, M.D., Psychiatrist-in-Chief and VP, Behavioral Health, Institute of Living/Hartford Hospital, CT
  • Mark Sevilla, M.S.N., R.N., C.E.N.P., Vice President Executive Director, Psychiatry & Behavioral Health Services, Yale New Haven Hospital, CT
  • Jacob Shaheen, Director of Business Development, UltraGroup Healthcare, TN
  • Gina M. Sharp, M.B.A., F.A.C.H.E., President of Linden Oaks at Edward – Elmhurst Healthcare and Vice President of Illinois Health Partners, IL
  • Michael Tarmey, RN, MS, Director of Programs/Operations, Lahey Health Behavioral Services, MA
  • Deborah Weidner, M.D., M.B.A., VP, Patient Safety and Quality, Behavioral Health Network, Hartford HealthCare, CT
  • Martha Whitecotton, M.S.N., F.A.C.H.E., Senior Vice President, Behavioral Health Services, Atrium Health’s Behavioral Health Services, NC

Staff Liaisons:

  • Julia Richardson, Director of Advocacy & Senior Counsel, National Association for Behavioral Healthcare, Washington, DC