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Summa Health Behavioral Health Institute Leadership Council

Our mission: Advance the Summa Health Behavioral Health Institute by serving as informed advocates, strategic advisors and philanthropists, shaping the future of cancer care in our community and beyond.

Joe Varley, M.D. (left), and Patrick Palmieri, Ph.D (center) were presented with special chairs signifying their chairmanships by Cliff Deveny, M.D. Varley holds the Jim and Vanita Oelschlager Endowed Chair in Psychiatry and Behavioral Health while Palmieri holds the Jim and Vanita Oelschlager Chair in Traumatic Stress.


Physician chair: Joseph Varley, M.D.


  • Julia H. Pasternak, chair
  • Michael J. Pasternak, chair
  • Colin Baker
  • Trey E. Bennett
  • Parker Berry
  • Robert W. Briggs
  • David A. Brockman
  • Vicki A. Brockman
  • Wesley C. Buchanan
  • Regina M. Cooper
  • Robert B. Cooper
  • Amy Corrigall Jones
  • Thomas Craig
  • Jeffrey A. Dennis
  • Fran Donovan
  • Ronald J. Fowler
  • Philip S. Kaufmann
  • Alyssa Lenhoff Briggs
  • David A. Lieberth
  • Eric Mansfield
  • Lisa Mansfield
  • Jaimie A. McKinnon
  • Irvin J. Musson
  • H. A. Rothenbuecher
  • Paul J. Testa
  • Rachel Whitehawk
  • Robert E. Wilson
  • Kelly L. Wright

List current as of October 13, 2022.

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