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Centerstone Research Institute Promotes Two Executives

Tom Doub named Chief Operating Officer, Wayne Easterwood is Chief Information Officer

Nashville, Tenn.—Centerstone Research Institute (CRI), a not-for-profit organization of Centerstone, today announced the promotions of two top executives: Thomas W. Doub, Ph.D., is Chief Operating Officer, and Wayne Easterwood is Chief Information Officer.

“I am pleased to announce the well-deserved promotions of Tom and Wayne, which better reflect the integral role each of these gentlemen plays in the successful day-to-day operations of CRI,” said Dennis Morrison, Ph.D., CEO of the Centerstone Research Institute. “As executive leaders, they bring a wealth of experience, insight and knowledge in research and informatics to our entire organization. We are thankful for their dedication and strategic leadership and look forward to their continued guidance.”

As Chief Operating Officer, Doub will oversee all clinical informatics and research activities at CRI, including clinical research, program evaluation, grant writing, dissemination, and analytics. Doub has worked with CRI since 2003, previously serving as Vice President for Research. He holds a doctorate from Vanderbilt University in Clinical and Quantitative Psychology, and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Oral Roberts University.

In his new role, Easterwood will oversee the direction of information and data integrity of the multi-state Centerstone organization. This responsibility includes oversight of data centers, help desks, communication networks, software development and enterprise-wide systems such as the Electronic Health Record systems. Easterwood has been employed with Centerstone for 13 years and was previously Vice President for Information Systems. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Belmont University.

About The Centerstone Research Institute

The Centerstone Research Institute (CRI), a company of Centerstone, is linking science to clinical service through diverse privately and publicly funded research studies and community-based projects. The company works both independently and in collaboration with major academic institutions. Since 2001, CRI has conducted more than 100 service and clinical studies ranging from medication management for mental illness to suicide prevention in older adults. CRI maintains an Institutional Review Board and manages the Knowledge Network, a technology-based, partner-driven alliance to facilitate the translation of research to practice. The company also offers Behavioral Pathway Systems, a best practices benchmarking service. For more information about CRI, visit www.centerstoneresearch.org.

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