DURHAM, N.C. (July 20, 2016) – Veritas Collaborative, a specialty hospital system for the treatment of eating disorders, has appointed Kenneth Moore as vice president of operations during a time of expansive growth.
“I am thrilled to welcome Ken Moore to our leadership team,” said Stacie McEntyre, founder, president, and CEO of Veritas Collaborative. “His extraordinary leadership skills, unique experience in inpatient eating disorders hospital operations, and mission-driven focus will ensure that Veritas Collaborative continues to provide premier care as we expand to new locations.”
Moore is a veteran hospital executive with a 30-year track record of excellence in the behavioral health field. He joined Veritas July 5 after serving as the director of operations at one of the most respected inpatient eating disorders hospitals in the country – The Laureate Eating Disorders Program within the Laureate Psychiatric Clinic and Hospital in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He has experience effectively managing multiple treatment cohorts and multiple levels of care – maximizing efficiencies, maintaining consistency, and infusing the company’s culture across all programs.
Moore is responsible for overseeing the operations of each facility within the Veritas hospital system, including two inpatient hospitals in Durham, a facility in Richmond, Virginia, and a new 50-bed pediatric hospital to open in Atlanta next year.
“What drew me to Veritas Collaborative was the opportunity to be a part of an organization that has developed an impeccable reputation for providing excellent eating disorders care,” said Moore. “I’m excited to be part of a team dedicated to driving a new standard of care in eating disorders treatment.”
In addition to his credentials in health care operations and senior leadership, Moore’s career also includes credentials as a licensed clinical social worker and psychotherapist. He was named the 2011 Adjunct Instructor of the Year and 2010 MSW Educator of the Year from the University of Oklahoma Zarrow School of Social Work. Moore holds both a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in social work from the University of Oklahoma.