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 


Debbie Ford, MD
Medical Director of Outpatient Services

Ranier Diaz, MD

Jahanzeb Khan, MD

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

Katie Barans, MSW MBA
Director of Business Development

Heather McGovern MPA  
Director of Outpatient Operations

Chad Mosher, PHD 
Director of Outpatient Group Services

Lynn Myers
Chief Financial Officer

Susan Marsett
Director of Human Resources

Jerry Hollenback
Executive Chef

Loretta Meersman
Director of Pharmacy

Trisha Solano
Director of Medical Records