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STAR Leadership

The leadership team for the STAR Program in collaboration with the academics and prefessionals of the University brings together a wealth of expertise in the areas of psychiatry, mental health administration, education, training, research, clinical best practices, community outreach and project development. This highly qualified interdisciplinary team works together to develop, test and apply breakthrough approaches and treatments.


STAR Leadership Team:

John V. Campo, MD
Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

Amanda Lucas, MEd, MBA
Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, Ohio State's Neurological Institute

Kenneth Yeager, PhD
Director, Ohio State Behavioral Health's STAR Program
Associate Professor- Clinical, David E. Schuller, MD Professorship for Patient Compassion

Anne-Marie Duchemin, MD
Research Scientist and Adjunct Associate Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

Violeta Fowler, LPCC, NCC
STAR Clinician

Tammy Moore, MSN, RN
Chief Nursing Officer, Ohio State Harding Hospital
Nurse Administrator, Ohio State's Neurological Institute

Kitty Soldano, PhD, LISW-S
Clinical Director, Outpatient Behavioral Health Services

Caitlin Willet, MPH
Program Coordinator, Ohio State Behavioral Health's STAR Program


STAR Leadership Development Committee:

Ohio State Behavioral Health's STAR Leadership Development Committee brings together outstanding community leaders and visionaries who recognize the tremendous need for integrated health and mental health services. These leaders have generously provided invaluable guidance and support for the program and have contributed greatly to its remarkable success:

Irene Adams
Community Leader

Theodore Adams
Vice President and Senior Counsel, LBrands, Inc.

Delaney Burgdoerfer
Community Leader

Francie B. Henry
Executive Vice President, Investment Advisors, Fifth Third Bank

Nancy Jeffrey
Member, Neurosciences Division of OSUMC Campaign

Holly S. Kastan
Community Leader

*Kurt Malkoff, PhD
Founder, Matrix Psychological Services, Inc.

Douglas J. Preisse
Principal, Van Meter, Ashbrook & Associates, Inc.

*Patricia J. Shorr
Principal, Spectrum Capital

Elizabeth Siemer
Community Leader

Lee Shackelford, MD
Psychiatrist and Community Leader

Bethanne Tilson
Director, Constituent Giving, Nationwide Children's Hospital Foundation

Rita Wolfe
Director of Civic and Corporate Sales for the Dispatch Broadcast Group

*Denotes Board Chair