Meet the Staff

Meet the Staff

Child Psychiatrists/Teleconsultants

Andrew A. Halpern, D.O. is a Child & Adult Psychiatrist and Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc.. Dr. Halpern currently serves as a Staff Child & Adult Psychiatrist at Highlands Behavioral Health where he provides inpatient psychiatric services to adolescents and adults.  In addition, he provides consultation and on-call psychiatric services for The Jefferson Center for Mental Health and Rite of Passage.  Dr. Halpern formerly served as a Staff Child & Adult Psychiatrist at The Medical Center of Aurora, New Vistas/Jefferson Hills, Community Reach Center, and North Range Behavioral Health and has provided school-based psychiatric services for the Adams 12 school district.

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Fred Michel, M.D. is dually board certified in Adult and Child/Adolescent Psychiatry.   He is the Chief Medical Officer for Mental Health Partners in Boulder and provides corporate leadership direction, clinical oversight as well as a variety of direct consultation, evaluation, and psychopharmacological management services to adult and child patients.   Dr. Michel presents nationally on child and adolescent mental health issues and has special interests in healthcare reform, integrated care strategies, emerging healthcare technologies, meaningful use and EMR optimization for behavioral health settings.

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Ronald Rabin, M.D. received his medical school and psychiatric residency training at the University of Cincinnati. After serving two years in the army at Fitzsimmons Army Medical Center, he went on to direct the psychiatric in patient unit at The Children’s Hospital. Later he served as medical director of the children’s and adolescent programs at Bethesda Hospital. Currently Dr. Rabin is in private practice and serves on the clinical faculty of the division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at CU Denver.

 

Laine Young-Walker, MD is a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in General Psychiatry as well as Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. She currently serves as Associate Dean for Student Programs at the School of Medicine, the Division Chief of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry, at University of Missouri Health Care. She also serves as Medical Director of Children’s Services for the Missouri Department of Mental Health and as a consulting psychiatrist for the Missouri Department of Social Services.  In addition to teaching, research, and numerous presentations on mental/behavioral health topics, Dr. Young-Walker has been published in the Academic Psychiatry, Psychiatric Annals and has authored a chapter on remission in Schizophrenia in The Clinical Manual for the Treatment of Schizophrenia.  She is currently the President of the Missouri Psychiatric Association.  She is a member of the American College of Psychiatrists and of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry.  She is a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association who has served on local, regional and national committees.


C-PACK Staff
Ellie Ruth, LMFT, C-PACK Care Coordinator