Centerstone Research Institute Promotes Four Employees

Bloomington, Ind., and Nashville, Tenn.—Centerstone Research Institute (CRI), a not-for-profit organization of Centerstone, has announced the promotions of four employees:

  • Frank Stevens, PhD, to Vice President of Clinical Informatics
  • Paul Robbins, MA, to Director of Clinical Application Development
  • Kathryn Bowen, PhD, to Director of Evaluation
  • Christina VanRegenmorter, MSSW, to Communications and Policy Coordinator.

“I’m happy to promote Frank, Paul, Christina and Kathryn, whose valuable work is helping our organization achieve its mission of linking science and service,” said Dennis Morrison, Ph.D., CEO of the Centerstone Research Institute. “These four individuals play vital roles in the everyday operation of CRI by overseeing the flow of information and providing important technological resources to our team. We are grateful for their hard work and important contributions.”

As Vice President of Clinical Informatics, Stevens will oversee the management and analysis of clinical information at Centerstone, as well as the integration of the organization’s Electronic Health Record system with clinical workflow. He was previously Director of Clinical Informatics at CRI. Stevens holds a doctorate from Ohio State University, a master’s degree from University of Dayton, and a bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York. He is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society. Stevens is based in Bloomington, Ind.

Robbins, who is Director of Clinical Application Development, has worked at Centerstone for five years, previously serving as a Software Developer. In his new role, he is responsible for gathering information from users and workgroups on required functionality of clinical records, as well as designing, developing and implementing these functionality changes, and providing support and training. Robbins received a master’s degree from Indiana University and a bachelor’s degree from Furman University. Robbins is based in Bloomington, Ind.

As Director of Evaluation, Bowen directs all aspects of evaluation for multiple federally-funded grant projects, supervises all program evaluators and evaluation associates, and actively participates in the development of new projects and research opportunities. Previously, Bowen was a Senior Program Evaluator at CRI. She holds a doctorate from Cornell University, a CRNP from the University of Colorado and U.S. Army Nurse Corp, a master’s degree from the State University of New York, and a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Murray State University. She is a member of the American Evaluation Association. Bowen is based in Nashville, Tenn.

As Communications and Policy Coordinator, VanRegenmorter is responsible for federal policy analysis and advocacy. She previously served as Technical Writer at CRI, where she created materials to disseminate CRI research findings, and also contributed to manuscript development and grant writing. VanRegenmorter holds a master’s degree in social work from the University of Tennessee and bachelor’s degree from Hope College. VanRegenmorter is based in Nashville, Tenn.

About The Centerstone Research Institute

Centerstone Research Institute (CRI) is a unique not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving mental healthcare through research, information technology and clinical informatics. CRI conducts service and clinical studies and partners with leading research institutions to advance knowledge of mental health and addiction disorders and discover innovative treatments. The organization maintains an Institutional Review Board and manages the Knowledge Network, a technologybased, partner-driven alliance to facilitate the translation of research to practice. CRI also offers Behavioral Pathway Systems, a best practices benchmarking service. CRI is a recipient of the National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare’s Innovation Award. For more information
about CRI, please visit www.centerstoneresearch.org.