Helen Ross McNabb Center names Dr. Dovile Paulauskas chief medical officer
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Dr. Dovile Paulauskas, known as Dr. P., has been named the Helen Ross McNabb Center's chief medical officer.

In her new role, she will oversee medical practice and policy for the Helen Ross McNabb Center.

Dr. P. joined the Center in 2004 after completing her fellowship at the University of Kentucky School of Medicine. She served the Center as a child and adolescent psychiatrist until 2007. In 2011, she returned to the Center and continued to elevate its mission and vision through her work as medical director of its Children and Youth Services. In this role, she provided guidance in every area from direct clinical care to program development.

“She is guided by her strong desire to do what is best for our clients,” said Mona Blanton-Kitts, Helen Ross McNabb Center’s regional clinical vice president. “Dr. P. is focused on their needs and works to ensure that the needs are met. In her work, she also takes a team approach and values the input of all staff.”

Her contributions have advanced the Center's clinical expertise, and in her new role as chief medical officer, she will continue to make a positive impact.