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Media Contact: Clarencia J. Stephen

Published on November 27, 2012

McFarlane, Worman and Simmons Join Adventist Behavioral Health Rockville

Rockville, MDAdventist Behavioral Health Rockville is pleased to announce the appointments of Nadia McFarlane, M.D., to child and adolescent psychiatrist, Julie Worman, RN, MS, to chief nursing officer, and Carol Simmons to practice administrator for outpatient services.

Dr. Nadia McFarlane serves as an attending psychiatrist for Adventist Behavioral Health Rockville’s acute and residential treatment programs for children and adolescents. She also serves as a faculty member of the Georgetown University Hospital Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship training program, which was created in partnership with Adventist Behavioral Health. Dr. McFarlane joins Adventist Behavioral Health from the nationally recognized Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia where she recently completed a fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry.

Dr. McFarlane earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Pennsylvania and a medical degree at the State University of New York at Buffalo. She is also a member of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and the American Psychiatric Association.

Julie Worman is responsible for leading the nursing staff and managing day-to-day clinical operations as chief nursing officer of Adventist Behavioral Health’s Rockville campus. Worman brings more than 20 years of experience in nurse management and operations for psychiatric facilities to Adventist Behavioral Health. She previously worked at Spring Mountain Treatment Center in Nevada, where she served as director of nursing for a 112-bed inpatient facility. Worman holds a bachelor of science in nursing and a master of science in training and development from the University of St. Francis in Illinois.

Carol Simmons was recently appointed to the role of practice administrator for Adventist Behavioral Health. In this newly created role, Simmons will lead the development of Adventist Behavioral Health Rockville’s outpatient services, an area in which the organizations plans to further expand in 2013. Simmons joins Adventist Behavioral Health from Adventist Medical Group, where she managed and supported the integration of new physician practices. She holds a bachelor’s degree in science and a master’s degree in business administration from Washington Adventist University.

“I am pleased to welcome the newest additions to our leadership team at Adventist Behavioral Health Rockville,” said Kevin Young, President of Adventist Behavioral Health. “I look forward to working closely with Doctor McFarlane, Julie Worman, and Carol Simmons as our organization continues to meet the behavioral health needs of the community”

Adventist Behavioral Health is a comprehensive behavioral health provider with locations in Dorchester and Montgomery counties, including Washington Adventist Hospital’s Behavioral Health Unit and the Reginald S. Lourie Center for Infants and Young Children. The organization offers a broad range of behavioral health programs and services for young children, adolescents, adults and senior adults including therapeutic nursery programs, acute inpatient care, outpatient/dual diagnosis chemical dependency programs, residential treatment, special education and community-based residential services. Adventist Behavioral Health is part of Rockville-based Adventist HealthCare, an integrated health-care delivery system that is one of the largest employers in Maryland.

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