Lakeview Regional Medical Center, a campus of Tulane Medical Center, has promoted Cindy Quigley, a healthcare leader with several years of experience in the mental health arena, to director of the Lakeview Regional Behavioral Health Center.

“I am excited about this new role because we have a wonderful program in place with amazing staff,” Quigley said. “It is a blessing to be able to work side-by-side with this team and an honor to lead a program that helps so many in our community.”

Quigley has served as physician provider relations director for behavioral health at Lakeview Regional and Garden Park Medical Center in Gulfport for the past five years. She is currently completing the final year of the management development program through HCA Healthcare, the parent company of both Lakeview Regional and Garden Park. Quigley previously assisted with business development for behavioral health services, including planning and implementing a military outpatient behavioral health program, at Garden Park. A licensed social worker and member of the hospital leadership team, she also remains an instructor for new hire training and serves as a mentor to new employees.

A community advocate for mental health, Quigley has led many community outreach programs. She was the founder of the Magic of Memories Car Show at Lakeview Regional, benefiting the Alzheimer’s Association and National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) research and education. She is a member of the National Association of Social Workers, a current leader of the planning committee for the Veteran Affairs Annual Mental Health Summit, a board member of NAMI, and a board member of the Alzheimer's Association. Quigley was also a recipient of HCA’s Frist Humanitarian Award in 2017, recognizing her integrity, work ethic and resourcefulness.

Lakeview’s Behavioral Health program is an intensive, inpatient program for short-term care. The 24-bed unit provides a dedicated setting for individuals 55-years and older who are experiencing emotional or behavioral problems. Psychiatrists, physicians, nurses, social workers and other healthcare professionals develop an individualized plan of care. Treatment options assist individuals in dealing with grief, physical disabilities, emotional problems or later-life issues that interfere with daily functioning and family relations.

For more information about Lakeview Regional’s behavioral health services, please visit LakeviewRegional.com.