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Becker driven to help improve quality of patients’ lives

Mar. 29, 2018—Jonathan Becker, DO, the medical director overseeing Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital’s electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) program, spends a fair amount of time explaining to patients what electroconvulsive therapy is not.

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VPH’s Jarosemich always ready to lend a helping hand

Mar. 30, 2017—Laura Jarosemich, MSN, R.N., is always teaching. It’s the role she had as a nurse educator, as an instructor at Nashville State Community College and now as a nurse at Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital (VPH), both to patients and fellow nurses.

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Protocol standardizes care for pregnant women on opiates

Feb. 16, 2017—Complications related to opioid abuse occur in 54,000 pregnancies annually in the United States, and Tennessee ranks among the top 10 states in the number of opioid-dependent pregnant women.

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Barut named CNO of Psychiatric Hospital, VBH

Feb. 16, 2017—Jennifer Barut, MSN, R.N., has been named chief nursing officer for Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital (VPH) and Vanderbilt Behavioral Health (VBH).

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Norton named CEO of Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital

Aug. 30, 2016—Jameson Norton, MBA, the current CEO of North Tampa Behavioral Health, a facility in the Acadia Health system, has been named CEO of the Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital (VPH). He will join Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) on Sept. 12.

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VPH unit enhances emergency psychiatric services for patients

Aug. 25, 2016—The Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital (VPH) has opened a Psychiatric Assessment Service (PAS), combining two existing services into one secure location — a win for patients being cared for at VPH and their families.

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Interim CEO for Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital named

Jun. 16, 2016—Armando Colombo, chief executive officer for Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital, has been chosen to serve in the additional role of interim chief executive officer for the Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital (VPH).

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Psychiatric Hospital CEO Trivedi to take post in Maryland

Apr. 7, 2016—Harsh Trivedi, M.D., MBA, vice chair for Clinical Affairs for the Department of Psychiatry, administrative director for Vanderbilt Behavioral Health and CEO of the Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital (VPH), has accepted the position of president and CEO of Sheppard Pratt Health System in Baltimore.

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Trivedi named CEO of Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital

Feb. 5, 2016—Harsh Trivedi, M.D., MBA, associate professor of Psychiatry, vice chair for Clinical Affairs for Vanderbilt’s Department of Psychiatry, and executive director and chief medical officer of Vanderbilt Behavioral Health, has been named CEO of Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital. He will remain administrative director for Vanderbilt Behavioral Health.

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Psychiatric Hospital CNO Cirpili takes role in Houston

Jan. 14, 2016—Avni Cirpili, DNP, R.N., is leaving after five years as Chief Nursing Officer for Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital (VPH) to become senior vice president and Chief Nursing Officer at the Menninger Clinic in Houston.

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Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing certifications on rise

Apr. 9, 2015—Over the last year, 21 nurses at Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital (VPH) have received certification in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the result of a successful push to certify more nurses.

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American Psychiatric Nurses Association honors VPH’s Barut

Oct. 30, 2014—The American Psychiatric Nurses Association has recognized a nurse at Vanderbilt Pyschiatric Hospital (VPH) as one of nine graduate scholars nationwide.

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