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Acadia Hospital Welcomes New Medical Administrator John J. Campbell, MD, FANPA

Posted: 12/13/2017

John J. Campbell, MD, FANPA has joined Acadia Hospital as its chief medical informatics officer (CMIO) and director of community services. Dr. Campbell’s primary duties as CMIO include ensuring seamless and efficient use of the electronic health record, while his work with community services will focus on continuing to provide convenient, affordable and effective behavioral healthcare to our communities.

“I am very excited to be joining the Acadia team, which is a member of EMHS. We have a remarkable group of clinicians, leaders and support staff who are dedicated to providing the best possible behavioral healthcare. I am particularly impressed with the extensive use of technology, and in particular tele-psychiatry, to extend our expertise throughout our very large geographic region. Having worked in both urban and suburban health systems, I am eager to join in the delivery of high value care to our rural populations.”

Dr. Campbell comes to Acadia Hospital from Maine Behavioral Healthcare, where he served as the interim chief medical officer, and Maine Medical Center, where he was the interim chief of the psychiatry department. Prior experience includes serving as medical director at the Henry Ford Kingswood Hospital, part of the Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, MI. Dr. Campbell also served active duty in the Air Force from 1993 to 1997, and upon leaving the service he had achieved the rank of Major.

Acadia Hospital Chief Medical Officer Anthony T. Ng, MD DFAPA commented,
 “Dr. Campbell has been a leader in promoting the use of informatics, and his experience and expertise will prepare Acadia as an organization to further opportunities with our work in this area. Additionally, Dr. Campbell has a wealth of experience working with psychiatric patients with concurrent medical illness, which is becoming more commonplace. Dr. Campbell has a great reputation locally and nationally, and it is a pleasure to have him join Acadia.”
Dr. Campbell earned his medical degree at University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont in 1988. He then spent his residency in psychiatry at Butler Hospital and Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island. Following his residency, he completed a fellowship in neuropsychiatry at Brown University. Dr. Campbell is certified in both psychiatry and neuropsychiatry/behavioral neurology. He is presently the president of the American Neuropsychiatric Association.
Acadia Hospital is a fully accredited and licensed non-profit psychiatric hospital whose mission it is to empower people to improve their lives. For more information please go to www.acadiahospital.org.

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