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Our Leadership

Leadership at The Meadows

Kevin McGee, R.N., MHA, Chief Executive Officer

Mr. McGee has an extensive 40-year career working in the behavioral health field, predominantly in large hospital systems. He has held numerous positions and roles in the behavioral health industry, including Nursing, Risk Management, Performance Improvement and Leadership. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and a Master’s in Health Administration from the University of South Florida.

Mr. McGee has extensive experience in program and system development, staff/resource allocation and development and state/federal regulatory and accreditation standards. Mr. McGee joined Universal Health Services, Inc. 6 years ago to share his leadership skills and mentor leaders in UHS facilities. Prior to joining Universal Health Services, Ms. McGee with the Director of Behavioral Health for a multi-campus facility in Tampa Bay, FL and Chief Nursing Officer in a forensic state hospital in South Florida

Throughout his career, Mr. McGee has had the privilege to provide leadership, and impact quality care by supporting families and patients in mental health services.

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Punyabrata Roy, M.D., Medical Director

Dr. Roy earned his Bachelors of Medicine and Surgery from Draka University, Bangladesh and then completed his residency at the New York Medical College, Metropolitan Hospital serving as Chief Resident and distinct member of the House Staff Affairs Committee. Dr. Roy completed a specialization in Geriatric Psychiatry and completed a fellowship in research from Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York.

Dr. Roy joined The Meadows in 2008. He has served as President of the Executive Medical Staff Committee and Chairman of the Credentialing Committee.

In 2018, Dr. Roy was promoted to Medical Director at The Meadows. He has served additionally as an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and is currently serving as the Clinical Assistant Professor of the Physician Assistant program at Lock Haven University. Dr. Roy is also extensively published in top ranking medical journals.

Assuring the unique quality of services provided to the community, Dr. Roy is committed to the relief of people experiencing mental illness. He is dedicated to help prepare the next generation of students in the leadership of psychiatry and considers these two facets to be his lifelong mission.

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Mary Walsh, M.Ed., Clinical Director

Mary Walsh was appointed Clinical Director for the Meadows Psychiatric Center in August of 2018, after 15 years in mental health services, beginning as a Therapeutic Support Staff. Prior to her current role as Clinical Director, Ms. Walsh has enjoyed serving in several capacities with the Meadows, including Program Manager for both behavioral health and Partial Hospitalization Programs, Regional Director of Outpatient Services, and Assistant Clinical Director for the Meadows Psychiatric Center. Her tenure and roles within the company have afforded her with an array of experiences in the field of mental health, as well as opportunities to foster professional relationships with local and regional agencies. Ms. Walsh is charged with supervising the Clinical Department, where she collaborates with nursing, and other departments to provide services that deliver the highest standards of strength-based, recover-focused treatment to patients and their families.

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Mary Jane Schreffler, Director Human Resources

Ms. Schreffler joined The Meadows in January 2014. She is a Central Pennsylvania native and is a graduate of Penn State University, earning her SPHR certification in 2012.

Before joining The Meadows team, Ms. Schreffler worked in a variety of human resources roles of progressive responsibility in both the non-profit and private sectors. Most recently prior to her current role, she worked within the electronics manufacturing industry for both privately held and publicly traded companies providing oversight to the Human Resources functions in support of the organizations’ strategic goals.

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Brenda Witt Fry, ACBSW, Director Business Development

After completing a Bachelor’s degree is Social Welfare, Ms. Witt Fry started her career in social services working with Children and Youth and then spending several years in Emergency rooms working with domestic and child abuse moving on to working with delinquent youth placed in state care. She was drawn to those suffering from depression following a college friend’s completion of suicide and began that college’s first campus hotline service for those needing support. She joined The Meadows in 1988 and has held many positions including Admissions Social Worker, Call Management Coordinator and Crisis Intervention Director.

In her role as Director of Business Development, Ms. Witt Fry leads the coordination of the facility strategic marketing plan and serves as primary spokesperson, cultivating relationships and expanding service opportunities through community outreach and collaborative efforts.

Tara Kunkel, R.N., M.S.N, Chief Nursing Officer

Tara Kunkel began her career in behavioral health as a mental health technician in an adolescent residential facility. She completed her Associates Degree in applied science with a concentration in nursing at Lehigh Carbon Community College and then continued her work as a registered nurse working in behavioral health. Recently, Ms. Kunkel completed her Masters of Science in Nursing Leadership and Administration through Western Governors University and joined The Meadows Psychiatric Center team in April 2020.

Ms. Kunkel has worked across the spectrum in behavioral health. She brings experience with both acute and long-term care in both the psychiatric and drug and alcohol settings as well as with all age groups. As a nurse leader, she has 10 years of experience coordinating patient care, managing staff and elevating nurses to reach their highest potential. She is committed to creating a positive, innovative, safe and culturally aware experience for everyone at The Meadows Psychiatric Center.

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Jennifer Campbell, Director of Risk Management/ Patient Safety Officer

Jennifer Campbell joined The Meadows team as the Director of Risk Management/ Patient Safety Officer in 2010. She started her career in mental health at the Meadows Psychiatric Center as a Residential Counselor for the Residential Treatment Facility in 2002. In 2004, Ms. Campbell moved to the Partial Hospitalization Program as a Group Coordinator and then transitioned to a Case Management role. In her role as Director of Risk Management/ Patient Safety Officer, Ms. Campbell’s top priority is to work closely with all staff to ensure patient safety and quality of care. Working collaboratively with all departments, in order to uphold standards set forth by the Department of Health, the Department of Human Services, and the Centers for Medicare/Medicaid Services.

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Sarah E. Lees, Director Assessment & Referral Center

Sarah Lees has been employed with The Meadows Psychiatric Center since 2011. Ms. Lees initially began her career at the facility in a dual role as an intake assessment counselor/crisis counselor. During that time, she gained an array of experience in the mental health field and increased her knowledge of local resources. In 2015, Ms. Lees was promoted to Director of Assessment and Referral. Our staff’s ability to demonstrate service excellence towards patients, families and referral sources creates great pride for her in her leadership role. She is committed to providing individuals and their families the hope of recovery. In her role as Director of Assessment and Referral, Ms. Lees supervises the admissions department and works collaboratively with physicians, nursing and the clinical team to provide optimal care to clients.

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Cherie Lawn, MS, Director Quality Management

Ms. Lawn began her career at The Meadows Psychiatric Center in 2008 and was promoted to Director of Quality Management in 2011. She holds a Master’s Degree in Social/Organizational Psychology from Mississippi State University complemented by over 25 years’ experience in program development and management in the human services field.

In additional to her key responsibilities for the oversight and monitoring of compliance with applicable laws, rules, regulations and The Joint Commission’s Hospital Accreditation standards; Ms. Lawn actively supports The Meadows Psychiatric Center’s clinical departments to provide a positive patient experience and the highest quality of care to yield meaningful improvement for our patients.

It is her belief that those outcomes that matter to our patients and their families are the true measures of our quality at The Meadows Psychiatric Center.

Stephen DelRossi, Chief Financial Officer

Mr. DelRossi joined The Meadows Psychiatric Center in January 2020 as the CFO. He has worked in accounting and audit field for more than 30 years, having built two audit departments while serving as the Audit Manager. Additionally, he worked as a Controller and CFO at multiple hospitals in Georgia, Colorado and Nebraska. Mr. DelRossi holds Bachelor’s degrees from the University of Georgia in Sociology and Accounting and a Master’s in Accounting from New Hampshire University.

Mr. DelRossi has served in the Army Reserves and has worked as a police officer in Georgia.

Bradley Anderson, FEM, Director Plant Operations

Mr. Anderson joined the Meadows Psychiatric Center team in July 2019 as the Director of Plant Operations. After gaining his experience as a Machinist, Journeyman and a Master Plumber, he worked in commercial construction. Mr. Anderson became the Director of Plant and Emergency Preparedness at several hospital systems building on his knowledge. He has completed his FEM diploma at North Carolina State University and was one of the first trainers in Hospital Emergency Response in Pennsylvania. Mr. Anderson also served in the Navy as Aviation Ordinance and is licensed as an EMT since 1982. Mr. Anderson is responsible for managing all facility related improvements, maintenance and code compliance issues within the hospital as well as environmental services and transportation.

Help and Hope are Only a Call Away

It’s never too late to get help. If you or someone you know is facing a crisis, call The Meadows Psychiatric Center at 800-641-7529.