SCHNECKSVILLE, PA (August 13, 2018) – KidsPeace announced that Ashleigh B. Anderson, D.O., has been named to the newly created position of Vice President of Medical Affairs, Residential and Community Programs. In this role she will continue to provide clinical leadership support to these programs, which account for the majority of the nearly 12,000 clients for which KidsPeace provides care each year.
Dr. Anderson, of Bethlehem, joined KidsPeace in 2014 following completion of her residency and a child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, OH. She received her medical degree from the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine in Blacksburg, VA in 2009. She has been published in several academic journals, and is a member of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, as well as the American Psychiatric Association.
In addition to her administrative duties, Dr. Anderson will continue to provide clinical care to clients in the programs at KidsPeace’s residential programs at the Orchard Hills Campus in Orefield, PA.
For more than 135 years, KidsPeace has been building on its expertise to give hope, help and healing to children, families and communities throughout the United States. Through its comprehensive range of residential treatment programs; accredited educational services; unique psychiatric hospital and foster care and community-based programs, KidsPeace is dedicated to helping people connect, transform and overcome their challenges to ensure a stable future, transition to adulthood and gain independence. Since its doors opened in 1882, more than 200,000 children have participated in one of the multitude of programs KidsPeace offers.
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