Neighborhood Health Center adds three new directors
PORTLAND, Ore., August 3, 2023 – Neighborhood Health Center (NHC) recently welcomed three new directors to expand the organization’s clinical and operational services.
Sara Hergic-Sehovic, LPC joins NHC as Director of Behavioral Health. Hergic-Sehovic will oversee a team of behavioral health providers and staff to ensure behavioral health is fully integrated as part of patient-centered care at NHC.
Hergic-Sehovic’s position marks a significant effort to expand the organization’s behavioral health program to fully meet the needs of patients in the community. She will work as a provider seeing patients alongside her work in leadership.
She joins NHC from Kaiser Permanente where she worked as the Service Area Manager for Behavioral Health and has over 10 years of experience in behavioral healthcare.
Megan Brophy, MPM, MBA joins NHC as Director of Information Technology and Facilities. She will oversee information technology and facilities.
Brophy’s addition marks the organization’s efforts to expand and improve its information technology in support of its growing number of staff.
She joins NHC from Health Share of Oregon and has over 20 years of experience in information technology management and leadership.
Jennifer McElravey, PharmD, BCACP joins NHC as Director of Pharmacy. Dr. McElravey will oversee all of NHC’s pharmacy operations including clinical pharmacy, dispensing pharmacy services, and 340B operations.
She joins NHC from Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center where she held various leadership roles in pharmacy including 340B Program Manager and Pharmacy Operations Manager, overseeing the operations of Virginia Garcia’s dispensing pharmacies.
McElravey’s addition conveys an important movement towards greater 340B advocacy within the organization’s pharmacy program.
“These new members of our leadership team are invaluable to expanding our services and teams to meet the needs of our community,” says NHC CEO Jeri Weeks.
“They each bring unique expertise and experience which will help progress our organization toward our strategic goals and initiatives,” she adds.
ABOUT NEIGHBORHOOD HEALTH CENTER:
Neighborhood Health Center (NHC) is a non-profit community health center that serves a federally designated Medically Underserved Population (MUP) in a federally designated Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA). As a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), NHC is governed by a dedicated, patient-majority Board of Directors, committed to the mission of building healthy communities – one neighbor at a time – through patient-centered healthcare, regardless of income or current state of wellness. Learn more: http://nhcoregon.org/
Penny L. Moore