Mental health services provider names new medical director

CENTRAL WASHINGTON COMPREHENSIVE MENTAL HEALTH NEWS RELEASE -- Central Washington Comprehensive Mental Health recently named Dr. Robert Doty its Medical Director.

Dr. Doty will oversee critical clinical procedures and services. In addition to supervising Comprehensive's medical staff, he will serve as primary liaison to the medical communities throughout the agency's service area.

Rick Weaver, President & CEO of Comprehensive, was enthusiastic about the new hire. "We are very excited about the mix of medical and life experience that Dr. Doty brings to Comprehensive. He has lived and worked in a rural, multi-cultural environment much like ours. He is energetic and brings very current and relevant knowledge and experience, as we grow into new areas and continue to bridge the gap between physical and behavioral health he will provide critical leadership."

Dr. Doty received his medical degree from the University of Iowa College of Medicine. He did Psychiatry Residency Training at St. Vincent's in New York City and was awarded a Public Psychiatry Fellowship of the New York State Psychiatric Institute and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons Department of Psychiatry in New York.

Central Washington Comprehensive Mental Health is a provider of mental health and behavioral health services in Yakima, Kittitas, Klickitat, Benton, Franklin and Walla Walla Counties.