Palo Verde Behavioral Health is the perfect destination for people who want to participate in a growing and innovative organization that prides itself on patient care and safety.  Learn more about our staff below.       

 Medical Staff:  

Mark J. Helms, MD
Medical Director
Specialty: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Medical School: University of Arizona
Residency: The University of Texas

John Leipsic, MD 

 Helmut Steinwender, MD


Leadership Team:  
Richard England
Chief Financial Officer  
 Cherie Everett
Director of Outpatient Services
   Melissa Greibel
Director of Utilization Management
  Elaine Hixson-Weiss
Director of Clinical Services   
Shane Hubbell
Director of Plant Operations
  Azucena Lara
Director of Admissions and Business Office Manager  
 Jeni Whetstone
Director of Risk Management and Performance Improvement