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Chief Administrator/Medical Director - Dr. Niru Jani  

Dr. Niru Jani, MD is the Chief Administrator for Maple Shade Youth and Family Services as of January 1st of 2011. Prior to accepting this position he served as Medical Director. he trained in Psychiatry at Georgetown University and in Neurology at George Washington University both in Washington, DC. Dr. Jani is committed to upholding the mission and vision of Maple Shade Youth and Family Services. 

Associate Medical Director - Dr. Sushma Jani 

Dr Sushma Jani is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist and a Pediatrician and she holds a joint appointment as an Associate Professor, both in the departments of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at the Georgetown University Medical Center and University of Maryland at the Medical school.  Currently she is serving as a subject Matter Expert at the Defense Centers of Excellence, as the Altarum Institute support for the Directorate of Psychological health and Traumatic Brain Injury in the division of Psychological Health, Clinical Standards of Care. She has contributed as a team member to develop Clinical Practice Guidelines for Bipolar Disorder and Chronic Opioid Therapy for Veterans Administration and Department of Defense. 

Dr. Jani born and raised in India; she trained in Psychiatry and Child Psychiatry at Indiana University and Johns Hopkins University. She trained in Pediatrics at University of Maryland. She is board Certified General Psychiatrist, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Pediatrician, Board Certified by American Society of Addiction Medicine, Certified Medical Review Officer and Diplomat of the American College of Forensic Medicine.

Management Team 

Business Manager - Nina Brigadin 
Clinical Service Manager - Shanda Ward, LCPC
Director of Clinical Services- Wicomico County - Angela Ford, LCSW-C
Director of Clinical Services- Somerset County-  Jessica Holloway-Hill, LCSW-C
Psychiatric Rehabilitation Specialist/Program Director - Angela Casey, LCPC
Rehabilitation Specialist - Tonya O'Hara, LCSW-C

Respite Program Director - Shanda Ward, LCPC


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