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 

   
Leadership Team:  
   Melissa Greibel
Director of Utilization Management
Shane Hubbell
Director of Plant Operations
  Azucena Lara
Director of Admissions and Intake  
 Jeni Whetstone
Director of Risk Management and Performance Improvement 

Katie Barans, MSW MBA
Director of Business Development

Heather McGovern MPA  
Director of Outpatient Operations

Karen Warmack, RN 
Director of Nursing

Lynn Myers
Chief Financial Officer