Meet Edward Handy, MS

Clinical Development, Specializing in Community Psychiatry

Over thirty years of Healthcare clinical, operational and program development experience. Twenty-nine years with the University of Vermont College of Medicine Department of Psychiatry (Emeritus Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry with specialty in Community Psychiatry). Clinical and operational expertise designing and developing integrated behavioral health programs (in-patient/outpatient program design, Partial Hospital Programs, Intensive Outpatient programs, Outpatient clinics, Faculty Practice development, and Comprehensive Evidence Based Clinical Continuums of Care), and clinical architectural design of Psychiatric/NeuroBehavioral units (with coordinated outpatient components).

Principle Clinical Program design person for the building and opening of the Park Royal Hospital in Fort Myers, FL (Free standing Psychiatric hospital; opened 76 beds expanded to 114 beds). Clinical point on Curriculum designs (inpatient and outpatient units), Medical Attending Staff development (Psychiatrists and Hospitalist: recruitment/contracting and By-law composition), and regulatory compliance (state, federal and hospital accreditation).

Community Psychiatry skill sets utilized by national healthcare organizations, colleges/universities, state departments of Mental Health, profit/non-profit hospital/medical systems, community mental health agencies, Nursing Homes and Assisted Living facilities.

Military service: Honorable discharge (Captain) United States Air Force. MOS: Management Analysts Officer (Behavioral Services focus: clinical program design on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Anger Management).