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William Tarvis, III, RN, named PSM, Dual Diagnosis Unit

William Tarvis, III, RN, named PSM, Dual Diagnosis Unit

William Tarvis, III, RN, has been named patient service manager of the Dual Diagnosis Unit in Yale-New Haven Psychiatric Hospital. The Dual Diagnosis Unit serves both the general psychiatric population as well as those who are dually diagnosed with mental illness and substance abuse. Tarvis, a nurse in the YNHH Adult Emergency Department since 2010, also served as a clinical nurse manager and nursing supervisor at Windham Hospital in Willimantic and at Our Lady of Fatima Hospital in North Providence, RI. Prior to that, he had been a nursing instructor for the LPN program at Porter and Chester Institute in Branford. Tarvis earned his associate degree in nursing at the Community College of Rhode Island in 1998 and completed his BSN in 2010 at South University, Savannah, Georgia.
Deborah Skinner Greene, APRN, named off-shift nurse leader

Deborah Skinner Greene, APRN, named off-shift nurse leader

Deborah Skinner Greene, APRN, has been named off-shift nurse leader at Yale-New Haven Psychiatric Hospital. Greene, who joined YNHH from the University of Connecticut Health Center, also worked at the Institute of Living. She was the nurse manager for the inpatient psychiatric unit at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital and was admissions director of the clinical assessment center at Elmcrest Hospital in Portland, CT. In addition, she has worked as an advanced practice psychiatric nurse in a private practice in West Hartford and at Masonicare in Wallingford. Greene received a BS from St. Joseph College and also earned a master's degree, with a major in counseling, and APRN license from Saint Joseph.