New Medical Staff Leadership Announced for Rogers Memorial Hospital

OCONOMOWOC, Wis.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Three psychiatrists have accepted expanded roles as medical directors
within clinical services at Rogers Memorial Hospital locations in Brown
Deer
, West
Allis
and Oconomowoc:

  • Hemalatha
    Rajanna, MD
    , medical director, adult outpatient services, Rogers
    Memorial Hospital–West Allis and its Lincoln Center Outpatient Center.
  • Jennifer
    R. King, MD
    , medical director, child and adolescent services,
    Rogers–Brown Deer
  • Jody
    A. Langford, MD
    , medical director for child and adolescent
    inpatient eating disorder unit at Rogers–Oconomowoc.

Dr. Rajanna completed her psychiatry residency at the Medical College of
Wisconsin and holds various professional memberships, including the
American Medical Association and the American Psychiatric Association.

“Dr. Rajanna has a wealth of training and experience in the behavioral
health field and we couldn’t be more pleased to have her provide medical
leadership,” says Khazi
A. Muqeet, MD, MRCPsych
, medical director of Rogers–West Allis.
“Since joining Rogers in 2014 as an adult psychiatrist for inpatient and
partial hospital programming, she’s been a valuable member of our West
Allis and Kenosha teams.”

Dr. King also serves as chairman of peer review and is a member of the
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. She has spent more
of her professional career promoting quality, effective services for
underserved populations.

“Dr. King has been a great asset to the medical staff at Brown Deer
since she started in August 2015,” says Roger
Luhn, MD
, medical director of Rogers–Brown Deer. “She’s helped
countless families in our inpatient
and adolescent partial hospital programs.”

Jody A. Langford, MD, also completed her psychiatry residency at the
Medical College of Wisconsin and is a member of the Academy of Eating
Disorders, among other organizations. Her clinical interests include
pediatric healthcare and comorbid challenges in the treatment of eating
disorders.

“Dr. Langford’s work with children and teens in crisis has been
exceptional,” says Brad
E.R. Smith, MD
, medical director of eating disorder services. “She’s
done a great job of helping children with eating disorders and complex
co-occurring conditions not only stabilize medically and
psychiatrically, but also make vital strides in those very difficult
first steps towards recovery, and she will expand on that role in her
new position.”

Rogers Behavioral Health represents the Wisconsin-based, private,
not-for-profit Rogers Behavioral Health System nationally recognized for
its specialized psychiatry and addiction services. Anchored by Rogers
Memorial Hospital, Rogers offers multiple levels of evidence-based
treatment for adults, children and adolescents with
depression
and mood disorders,
eating
disorders,
addiction,
obsessive-compulsive
and anxiety disorders
, and posttraumatic
stress disorder
in multiple locations. For more
information, visit
www.rogershospital.org.

Contacts

Rogers Behavioral Health
Rebecca Chipman
Marketing
Communications Lead
P. 262-646-1029
rebecca.chipman@rogershospital.org
or
Heidi
Fendos, PR Counsel
P. 414-778-0766
heidi@fendospr.com