Caring for Your Mental Health, and Your Overall Health, and Notes on Integrating the Two

Sep 15, 2015

Our guest on StudioTulsa is Dr. Erik Vanderlip, who is the George Kaiser Foundation Chair in Mental Health and an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Medical Informatics at the University of Oklahoma School of Community Medicine at OU-Tulsa. Board certified in both Family Medicine and Psychiatry, Dr. Vanderlip also has a degree in public health and health services research, and he specializes in caring for medically and psychiatrically complex individuals. He'll be speaking at the 21st Annual Zarrow Mental Health Symposium, which happens later this week (September 17th and 18th) here in Tulsa. The event will be presented by Mental Health Association Oklahoma at the downtown Cox Business Center; the theme of this year's event is "Intergrating Healthcare: Mind, Body, Spirit." (Please go here to learn more about the upcoming Zarrow Mental Health Symposium.) Dr. Vanderlip chats with us about two topics he'll be addressing in detail at this symposium: "Integrating Behavioral Health into Care Management" and "The Behavioral Health Information Exchange."