COLUMBUS, OH – SEPTEMBER 2018 – SUN Behavioral Health has named Dr. Mark Blair the new Medical Director of its Columbus hospital. Located at 900 E. Dublin Granville Road, SUN Columbus is part of a network of community mental health facilities that works to solve the unmet needs of those struggling with mental illness and substance use disorders.
Dr. Blair is an expert in helping people suffering from depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, OCD, PTSD, anxiety and other mental health conditions. As Medical Director, he will oversee the continued direction and development of SUN’s integrated mental health services for patients and families in and around the Columbus community. He joins SUN after serving as Chief Medical Officer of Columbus Springs Hospitals.
“Dr. Blair has extensive experience leading a comprehensive behavioral health care team,” said Lance Folske, Chief Executive Officer of SUN Behavioral Health Columbus. “His disciplined, compassionate approach to providing the best patient care will help us continue the incredible impact we’re having on the Columbus neighborhoods we serve. Our goal is to expand our presence while staying true to our core values of safety, teamwork, integrity and compassion. Dr. Blair is the ideal leader to help us realize those opportunities.”
A board-certified adult psychiatrist, Dr. Blair is a graduate of the Indiana University School of Medicine. After serving in the United States Air Force, he completed his residency in general psychiatry at Wright State University’s Boonshoft School of Medicine. After residency, Dr. Blair worked at various treatment locations across Columbus, including Twin Valley Behavioral Healthcare, ViaQuest and the Ohio Hospital for Psychiatry.
Dr. Blair is a member of the American Psychiatric Association, Ohio Psychiatric Association and the International Society for ECT and Neurostimulation.
About SUN Behavioral Health
SUN Behavioral Health’s team of dedicated, compassionate professionals is committed to improving the health and well-being of the people and communities it serves. The organization partners with hospitals, doctors, schools and social service agencies to solve the unmet behavioral health needs that exist in neighborhoods across the country. With locations in Ohio, Delaware, Kentucky and Texas, SUN’s mission is to deliver positive outcomes for patients and their families, from education about the recovery process to programs that save lives and enhance life. For more, visit sunbehavioral.com.