Advisory Board

The NC Medical Directors’ Network at the UNC Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health

 

Erica M. Arrington, MD, assistant medical director, Alliance Behavioral Healthcare (MCO)

Anthony Carraway, MD, medical director, The Sandhills Center (MCO)

John M. Diamond, MD,   East Carolina University AHEC Psychiatry Liaison, professor and head, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University,

Robin B. Huffman, executive director, North Carolina Psychiatric Association

Craig B. Hummel, MD, medical director, Cardinal Innovations (MCO)

Burt P. Johnson, MD, medical director, Southeastern Center Mental Health (MCO)

James Norman Kimball, MD, Wake Forest University AHEC Psychiatry Liaison, assistant  professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine

Mike Lancaster, MD, director, Community Care North Carolina (CCNC)

Ureh N. “Nena” Lekwauwa, MD, medical director, NC Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services

Craig Martin, MD, DLF, APA. chief medical officer, medical director, The Smoky Mountain Center

A. Jackson “Jack” Naftel, MD, UNC Chapel Hill AHEC Liaison, professor and vice chair for Clinical Affairs and Child and Adolescent Services, Department of Psychiatry, UNC School of Medicine

Elizabeth M. “Beth” Peckarek, MD, CABHA Medical Director, Daymark Recovery Services

J. Octavio Salazar, MD, chief medical officer, Partners Behavioral Health Management (MCO)

Brian B. Sheitman, MD,professor, UNC Department of Psychiatry and Medical Director Wake Brook, Staff Psychiatrist, STEP Clinic at the UNC Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health, UNC School of Medicine; Consulting Psychiatrist, Community Care North Carolina

Chad Stephens, MD, medical director, and chief medical officer, Centerpoint  Human Services (MCO)

Marvin S. Swartz, MD, Duke AHEC Psychiatry Liaison, professor & head, Social & Community Psychiatry, executive vice-chair, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Duke Medical Center

Venkata Jonnalagadda, MD, medical director. East Pointe MCO

UNC Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health

John H. Gilmore, MD, Thad and Alice Eure Distinguished Professor and vice chair for Research & Scientific Affairs, UNC Department of Psychiatry, director, Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health, UNC School of Medicine; NC CABHA Medical Director Network: and Wake STEP Clinic.

Alice Lockhart, BA, director of communications and coordinator of the Medical Directors’ Network, UNC Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health