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Dr. Garima Singh named Medical Director for Central Region

As Medical Director, Dr. Singh will oversee and promote the quality of psychiatric care for Burrell’s Central Region.

News Release

Date: Sept. 7, 2018

Subject: Burrell Behavioral Health hires Dr. Garima Singh as Medical Director for Central Region

Contact: Matt Lemmon, Director of Communications, 417-415-1386, matthew.lemmon@burrellcenter.com

Burrell Behavioral Health is pleased to announce the hiring of Dr. Garima Singh, M.D. as Medical Director for central Missouri.

As Medical Director, Dr. Singh will oversee and promote the quality of psychiatric care for Burrell’s Central Region, which serves Boone, Carroll, Chariton, Cooper, Howard, Moniteau, Morgan, Pettis, Randolph and Saline counties.

Dr. Singh joined Burrell on Aug. 1 after serving as a medical director for the Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorder in Columbia. She specializes in child psychiatry, in particular the care of those with special needs, Autism, and developmental delays, and is passionate about bullying prevention. Dr. Singh continues to serve as adjunct faculty in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Missouri. She also is involved with professional panels, teaching and multiple research projects related to mental illness and Autism.

“I am amazed by the Burrell providers who reach out to people in their homes, schools and other places to provide care and expedite treatment, assessment and recovery,” said Dr. Singh. “I am motivated by their passion and enthusiasm for healthy communities, and excited to be working for Burrell.”

Dr. Singh grew up in India, earning her medical degree there before completing a fellowship in child psychiatry at Southern Illinois University (SIU) and her general psychiatry residency at the University of Missouri School Of Medicine.

“We are incredibly excited about the hiring of Dr. Singh in our Central Region as we continue to build the most gifted medical leadership team in our state,” said Burrell President and CEO Dr. C.J. Davis. “Her experience in the greater Columbia area furthers our relationships with many prestigious healthcare providers as Burrell looks to expand its programs and outreach. She and her skills are a perfect match for our organization.”

About Burrell Behavioral Health:

Burrell Behavioral Health is the second largest behavioral health center in Missouri. We work with more than 40,000 clients across 17 counties in the state. Burrell has approximately 130 licensed providers that offer a full continuum of care through our integrated network. Services include individual therapy and counseling, addiction recovery, psychiatric and medication management, educational and therapeutic groups, crisis intervention, medication-assisted treatment, adult stabilization, case management, residential treatment, autism, diagnostic testing and evaluations and developmental disability support. Learn more about Burrell’s programs and services at www.burrellcenter.com.

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Springfield, MO 65804


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