COLLABORATION FOR INTEGRATED HEALTHCARE
Coleman Professional Services collaborates with Lima Memorial Health System to offer integrated healthcare to their patients. Michael Kerrigan, Family Nurse Practitioner, is on-site at Coleman one day per week providing physical health care to patients. Integrated care is the systematic coordination of general and behavioral healthcare which is proven most effective for caring for people with multiple healthcare needs.
MEET BRENDA BOWDEN
Brenda Bowden, Director of Nursing (DON), is a lifelong resident of Lima with her initial career training from Lima Technical College. She has worked for Coleman Professional Services for 5 years. Her prior work experiences include DON in Long-Term Care, an Instructor for Nursing at Brown Mackie College, and an Ob-Gyn Nurse at St. Rita’s Medical Center. She is married with two children and adores spending time with her two grandchildren. Her motivation to come to work every day? I “know that I have the drive to take good care of clients, no matter what obstacles are encountered.” It is always a good feeling “knowing that during my day I have helped [even if it is just] one person.”
COLEMAN OFFERS PSYCHIATRY SERVICES
Coleman Professional Services offers adult psychiatry services in all three of our counties both in-person and also via telemedicine. Psychiatry services are provided to those experiencing symptoms related to mood, cognition, and perception. Coleman provides psychiatry services to over 2500 individuals with mental health and substance use related symptoms.
MEET DR. ROY
Born in Bangladesh, Dr. Subrata Roy, Director of Psychiatry at Coleman Professional Services, is fluent in three languages: his native Bengali, Russian, and English. He graduated from medical school in Russia. During his early years of providing Psychiatry, he mentally translated medications and clinical practices from Russian to English while working with clients. He moved to the United States 36 years ago. For the last 14 years, he has provided Psychiatric services to clients in our three-county area. Prior to that he provided Psychiatry in Cincinnati, Warren County and Columbus (and even did some teaching along the way). Dr. Roy and his wife have two sons; one is an attorney in Chicago and one is currently in medical school in Minneapolis. His motivation to come to work every day? “I come to see those who need my help. If I can do something to change even one person’s life [for the better], that gives me happiness.”