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Leadership at The Meadows

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David Grabowski, LCSW, CEO and Managing Director

After graduating with his Bachelors of Arts in Psychology from Washington and Jefferson College in Washington, Pennsylvania, Mr. Grabowski; then completed his Master’s in Social Work with a concentration in children and youth and achieving a certificate in Employee Assistance and Labor Relations from the University Of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania.

Mr. Grabowski has over 27 years of experience in behavioral health. He has held behavioral health positions at Starr Commonwealth Schools, InterCare Options, UPMC – Beaver Valley and held senior level positions with both Crossroads Counseling and Consulting Associates and Wesley Spectrum Services. In addition, he has ran his own successful private practice in McMurray, Pennsylvania since 2004. Fueled by his passion for excellence in all aspects of patient care, he began his career in hospital management as the Chief Operating Officer at Rolling Hills Hospital in Franklin, Tennessee before coming to The Meadows and Universal Community Behavioral Health in 2019.

Throughout his career, Mr. Grabowski 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 becoming the Medical Director of Universal Community Behavioral Health (UCBH), the facility’s outpatient, community based division and was appointed UCBH Medical Director in 2011. 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/UCBH, 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/Universal Community Behavioral Health 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/UCBH 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

Ms. Witt Fry started her career in social services working for Children and Youth, a medical hospital and with delinquent youth. 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 from Admissions Social Worker to Call Management Coordinator to Admission and Referral Director. During her employment with The Meadows, in 1993, Ms. Witt Fry began Crisis Intervention Services in conjunction with Centre County Government, which has grown to include other counties. The ten county crisis intervention system is both a hotline and a mobile community response for mental health emergencies, which The Meadows is proud to continue to support in this region.

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.

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Lisa Snyder, RN., MBA, Director of Nursing

Lisa Snyder began her mental health nursing career at The Meadows Psychiatric Center over 26 years ago as a staff nurse. Ms. Snyder has held many different leadership roles at the facility over this time providing her experience in inpatient and outpatient mental health settings. In 2010, Ms. Snyder advanced her career and accepted a corporate clinical role where she gained valuable experience with The Joint Commission, Medicare, and various state licensure regulations related to providing quality, patient-centered mental health services. Ms. Snyder returned to The Meadows in 2018 and in her current role, is responsible for the nursing functions of the facility. She is a graduate of Central Pennsylvania School of Nursing and received her Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Kaplan University.

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Jennifer Campbell, Director of Risk Management/ Patient Safety Officer

Jennifer Campbell joined The Meadows/ UCBH 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 UCBH 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.

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 or our Universal Community Behavioral Health outpatient intake center at 888-520-8224 for 24/7 service.