DURHAM, N.C. (Feb. 13, 2017) – Dr. Joe Crozier has joined Veritas Collaborative, a specialty hospital system for the treatment of eating disorders, as medical director of The Adult Program in North Carolina.
“I am delighted to welcome Dr. Crozier to our team,” said Stacie McEntyre, founder, president, and CEO of Veritas Collaborative. “His unique training in both medicine and psychology will be extremely valuable to Veritas as we continue to provide best-practice care for our patients.”
Crozier joined Veritas on Jan. 3 and will oversee all medical services offered at the organization’s adult hospital in Durham, which opened last October.
After earning a doctor of medicine degree from Duke University Medical School and a doctorate of psychology from Duke University, Crozier served as a medical instructor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Duke University School of Medicine. He then worked as a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University Of North Carolina School Of Medicine.
During his time at UNC, Crozier served as the medical director of the UNC Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders and was an attending psychiatrist on the inpatient eating disorders unit, the partial hospitalization program, and the outpatient eating disorders clinic.
“I was drawn to Veritas because of their collaborative, multidisciplinary approach to treatment,” said Crozier. “I’m excited to join an organization known for providing high-quality care for individuals with eating disorders” said Crozier.
Crozier has been practicing medicine for eight years and has spent the past five years specializing in the treatment of patients with eating disorders. He is a member of the Academy for Eating Disorders, the American Association of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, the American Psychological Association, and the American Psychiatric Association.