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 Hospital, IL

Steering Committee

  • 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
  • Jerome Menendez, Vice President & Facility Executive, Mindy Ellen Levine Behavioral Health Center at Atrium Health, Atrium Health Behavioral Health, NC
  • Rick Paczkowski, Regional VP, Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), TN
  • Marguerite Pedley, Ph.D., 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
  • Anthony Santucci, M.S.N., R.N., Director of Behavioral Health, Nursing, BayCare Behavioral Health, FL

Members:

  • Jodie L. Boone, Administrator, Mayo Clinic, MN
  • Clayton Ciha, President/CEO, Ascension Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital, IL
  • Carmen Colombo, Ph.D., M.B.A., R.N., NEA-BC, Chief Nursing Officer Specialty Hospitals, Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital, CA
  • Jennifer Ziccardi-Colson, B.S.W., B.S.N., MHA/M.S.N., R.N., NEA-BC, Chief Nurse Executive and Vice President for Behavioral Health, Atrium Health Behavioral Health, NC
  • Robin Conyers, Division Vice President Behavioral Services, CHI Health Behavioral Services, NE
  • Rebecca Dvorak, M.B.A., M.S.N., R.N., B.S.N., Senior Vice President, Clinical Practice, Horizon Health, TX
  • Jennifer Fabbri, Executive in Residence, Universal Health Services, Inc., PA
  • 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
  • Debbie Flores, Chief Executive Officer, Banner Behavioral Health Hospital, AZ
  • 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
  • Nancy E. Hubbard, L.C.S.W., Director of Inpatient Services, Institute of Living/Hartford Hospital,  CT
  • Dave Jenkins, 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
  • Allison C. Kidder, L.C.S.W., M.B.A., C0-Chief Executive Officer, Compass Health, LA
  • Duke Lim, Administrator, UF Health Shands Psychiatric Hospital, FL
  • Brooke Lockhart, Parkview Behavioral Health, IN
  • Ahsan Mahmood, M.D., M.B.A., Parkview Behavioral Health, IN
  • Drew Martin, Vice President of Behavioral Health, Community Health Systems, Franklin, TN
  • Denise Mason, L.I.C.S.W., Interim Executive Director, Director of Social Work and Admissions Inpatient Behavioral Health, BayRidge Hospital, MA
  • Jerome Menendez, Vice President & Facility Executive, Mindy Ellen Levine Behavioral Health Center at Atrium Health, Atrium Health Behavioral Health, NC
  • Stephen Merz, F.A.C.H.E., Chief Operating Officer, Sheppard Pratt, MD
  • Leslie Nyman, Administrator, Logan Health Behavioral Health, MT
  • Rick Paczkowski, Regional VP, Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), TN
  • Mary C. Pawlikowski, M.A., MEd, President, 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
  • Vicky Sabharwal, M.B.A., Interim Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial & Operating Officer, Jackson Behavioral Health Hospital, FL
  • Debbie Sanford, M.S., M.B.A., Administrator, Pine Grove Behavioral Health and Addiction Services, MS
  • Anthony Santucci, M.S.N., R.N., Director of Behavioral Health, Nursing, BayCare Behavioral Health, FL
  • 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 E. Sevilla, D.N.P., R.N., C.E.N.P., Vice President, Behavioral Health and Emergency Services, Yale New Haven Psychiatric 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 Hospital and Vice President of Illinois Health Partners, IL
  • Robert Szapor, AVP Behavioral Health and Neurosciences, AtlantiCare Behavioral Health, NJ
  • Deborah Weidner, M.D., M.B.A., VP, Patient Safety and Quality, Behavioral Health Network, Hartford HealthCare, CT

Staff Liaisons:

  • Rochelle Archuleta, National Association for Behavioral Healthcare, Washington, DC
  • Shawn Coughlin, National Association for Behavioral Healthcare, Washington, DC

Presentations