Jason Caplan, Steven Stoner, Dawn Vanderhoef, Barbara Warren

Jason Caplan, MD, FAPM, FAPA

Creighton University School of Medicine
St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center
Phoenix, AZ

Dr. Caplan is Professor and Chair of Psychiatry at the Creighton University School of Medicine and St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, home of the Barrow Neurological Institute, in Phoenix, AZ. Dr. Caplan is Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in both Psychiatry and Psychosomatic Medicine.

Dr. Caplan’s expertise centers on the psychiatric care of the medically and neurologically ill patient. He has authored more than 50 journal articles and textbook chapters on various aspects of the practice of psychiatry in medical settings and has served on the editorial board of two major psychiatric journals. He has been named a member of the American College of Psychiatrists, a Fellow of the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine, a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, and is the immediate Past-President of the Association for Academic Psychiatry.

Dr. Caplan received his MD from the Creighton University School of Medicine. He completed his residency in Psychiatry at the Harvard Longwood Psychiatry Residency Training Program and fellowship in Psychosomatic Medicine/Consultation Psychiatry at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA.

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Steven Stoner, PharmD, BCPP

Chair and Clinical Professor
University of Missouri Kansas City
School of Pharmacy
Division of Pharmacy Practice and Administration
Kansas City, MO

Dr. Stoner received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center – College of Pharmacy in 1994. He has been with University of Missouri Kansas City (UKMC) since 1996 when he joined as a Clinical Assistant Professor, following his post-doctoral completion of a one-year ASHP accredited psychiatric Pharmacy Practice & Administration residency and a one-year fellowship at Western Missouri Mental Health Center in Kansas City, Missouri. In 1997, he was awarded an NCDEU-NIMH Young Investigator Award and in 2001 the CPNP AstraZeneca Clinical Pharmacy Practice & Administration Award.

Dr. Stoner has also been the recipient of both teaching and preceptor of the year awards while at UMKC. In 2006, he completed the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Academic (AACP) Leadership Fellows Program. Dr. Stoner has been a member of CPNP since 1997 and has served for four years on the Recertification Committee and has been elected to the Board of Directors as Member-at-Large. He also is a member of the American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists (ASHP), the Missouri Society of Health Systems Pharmacists (MSHP), and served as the director of an ASHP accredited psychiatric Pharmacy Practice & Administration residency program for 10 years (1998-2008). In addition, he has served as President of the Mid-America Colleges of Clinical Pharmacy (MACCP).

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Dawn Vanderhoef, PhD, DNP, PMHNP-BC, FAANP

Director, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (Lifespan) Specialty
Assistant Professor & Academic Director PMHNP Program
Vanderbilt University School of Nursing
Nashville, TN

Dr. Vanderhoef is Board Certified as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) with over 15 years of experience as an APRN. Her current practice and research interest is working with persons diagnosed with a severe mental illness, cardiometabolic side effects from antipsychotic medications, and integrated care models.

She has an active practice working in a local community mental health center. She is an active member of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) and National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF). Dr. Vanderhoef has experience working with the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) serving on the PMHNP expert panel and as an item writer.

She co-edited the 3rd edition. of the ANA PMHNP review manual and just completed the 4th edition which was published in April of 2016. She has published and presented extensively at a variety of local, regional, and national conferences.

She has a passion for clinical education and incorporating technology into the classroom. Her work has been recognized by a variety of organizations, most recently by APNA as the recipient of the Award in Education. She will be inducted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (FAANP) in October of this year.

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Barbara Warren, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC, FNAP, FAAN

Professor of Clinical Nursing
The Ohio State University
College of Nursing
Director, Psychiatric Nursing Program
Columbus, OH

Dr. Warren is a Professor of Clinical Nursing at The Ohio State University College of Nursing, Director of the Psychiatric Nursing Program and Affiliate Faculty for the Kirwin Institute for Race and Ethnicity at The Ohio State University. Most recently, Dr. Warren served as the Interim Director of the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program. She has extensive experience in leadership positions within mental health settings and within nursing. Having published numerous articles and book chapters on practice, theoretical, and research issues regarding mood disorders and healthcare disparities, she is considered a national expert and consultant in areas of culture, diversity and inclusion within mental health organizations and systems.

Dr. Warren is a National Institutes of Mental Health Racial/Ethnic Minority Fellow and Postdoctoral Fellow, a Fellow in the National Academies of Practice, and is a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing. Dr. Warren is active in the American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) where she served as its National President. Dr. Warren pioneered the Executive Nurse position for the Ohio Department of Mental Health. In this position, she developed policy regarding mental healthcare in the context of recovery and culturally and linguistically appropriate strategies for use within acute and primary care settings. In 2016, she received the Hildegard Peplau and the APNA Psychiatric Nurse of the Year. Dr. Warren also has a private transdisciplinary practice in which she provides psychotherapeutic, evidence-based interventions for individuals, couples and families.

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