Congratulations to Our New APA Fellows!
JaHannah Jamelarin, MD, FAPA
Dr. JaHannah Jamelarin is the Chief Integrated Health Officer at Good Shepherd Community Clinic in Ardmore, OK. In this role, she oversees the integration of behavioral health and wellness services to optimize patient care and outcomes. She obtained her Doctor of Medicine degree from Wright State University’s Boonshoft School of Medicine and completed her General Psychiatry Residency at the University of Cincinnati’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience. In addition, she holds a Master’s of Business Administration from Oklahoma City University.
Ethan Lindsey, M.D, LFAPA
Dr. Lindsey has taught at the OU Department of Psychiatry 32 years. He is currently the Medical Director of SW Behavioral Health Center in Lawton.
Sarah McClanahan, DO, FAPA
Sarah E. McClanahan, D.O. is completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry at Oklahoma Baptist University prior to receiving her Doctor of Osteopathy degree at the Oklahoma State University. Following completion of her medical training, she completed 4 years of training in general psychiatry at the University of Oklahoma School of Community Medicine, also serving as chief resident. Dr. McClanahan served as Medical Service Corp Officer in the Oklahoma National Guard from 2009-2013 and during residency as Behavioral Health Office in the 120th Engineer Battalion of the U.S. Army from 2013 to 2017.
Following residency, Dr. McClanahan joined the faculty of the OU School of Community Medicine Psychiatry Department and served as Medical Director of the University of Oklahoma Integrated Program of Assertive Community Treatment (IMPACT), providing psychiatric outreach care to patients with chronic and persistent mental illness. Dr. McClanahan currently serves as the executive director for behavioral health for St. Francis Health System in Tulsa, Oklahoma. In this role she serves as the medical director of Laureate Psychiatric Clinic and Hospital. Dr. McClanahan has an interest in severe and persistent mental illness. Other interests include community mental health and integrated care models. Dr. McClanahan strives to ensure that patients receive the right care at the right time in the right location.
Dr. McClanahan is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and is a member of several professional organizations including the American Psychiatric Association, the Oklahoma Psychiatric Physicians Association, the Tulsa Psychiatry Association, the American Association of Community Psychiatrists, the American Medical Association, the American Osteopathic Association, the American Association for Physician Leadership, and the Christian Medical and Dental Association.
Sara Coffey, DO, FAPA
Dr. Coffey is an Associate Clinical Professor and Interim Chair of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences. Dr. Coffey completed her adult psychiatry residency at the University of Chicago and her child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at the Cambridge Health Alliance a Harvard Medical School Affiliate. During her adult psychiatry training, Dr. Coffey served as the chair of the Public Health Committee (residents’ section) for the American Medical Association. She served in her role as a public psychiatry fellow for the American Psychiatric Association for two years during her psychiatry training. Dr. Coffey currently serves as an APA Delegate to the American Medical Association.
In her child and adolescent psychiatry training Dr. Coffey worked alongside her mentor, Dr. Katherine Grimes in a collaborative care practice with pediatricians to help improve upon mental health care to children in the pediatric clinic. Dr. Coffey has experience consulting to schools after a traumatic event following the Boston marathon bombings and has been published in the American Journal of Psychiatry’s Residents Journal with her work entitled “Consultation to Schools after the Boston Marathon Bombings”. Dr. Coffey has experience working within the school setting at Maria Baldwin Elementary school in Cambridge Massachusetts and the Union and Tulsa Public school districts in Oklahoma. Additionally, Dr. Coffey is a regionally known speaker on the effects of trauma in the classroom and has spoken at regional meetings and professional grand rounds on the topic. Dr. Coffey has provided consultation to the Department of Mental Health in assistance with the implementation of Oklahoma Health Homes. In this line of work, Dr. Coffey serves in her role as an expert in collaborative care models and best practices of integration and collaboration. Through her partnership with the Department of mental health she has provided on-site consultation to the majority of health homes in Oklahoma and has lectured on both collaborative care models in pediatrics and preventative care in children, working collaboratively with families, primary care, mental health and schools. Dr. Coffey has also served on the executive team as the Director of Clinical Operations for the Oklahoma Department of Human Services, Division of Child Welfare.