Director for Addictions and Mental Health
Pam Martin, Ph. D., ABPP is the director of the Oregon Health Authority's Addictions and Mental Health Division. Prior to joining OHA, she directed behavioral health programs for the University of New Mexico and the State of New Mexico as the Director of the Behavioral Health Services Division and then as the Director of Behavioral Health for juvenile justice facilities. She has administered Medicare, Medicaid and commercial health plan programs for both local and national plans and has been active in state and national professional organizations and advocacy groups. She holds degrees from UC Berkeley, Rutgers and a doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the State University of New York and a Diplomate in Cognitive and Behavioral Psychology from the American Board of Professional Psychology.
Deputy Director for Addictions and Mental Health
Jeff Emrick, LCSW, CADC III became the deputy director of Addictions and Mental Health in November 2013. Jeff joined OHA from PacificSource Health Plans, a coordinated care organization based in Bend. Jeff has a broad range of involvement in the behavioral health care field. In addition to his business and program experience, Jeff has served in leadership and management roles in both provider and managed care organizations. Since joining OHA, he has taken on a variety of AMH projects including the new mental health investments and sponsorship of the transition of residential treatment to the coordinated care organizations. Jeff is a licensed clinical social worker and certified level-three alcohol and drug counselor.