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Biography - Frank James, MD, JD

JamesFrank-wwwFrank joined the United Behavioral Health (UBH) organization in July 2011 as the designated Medical Director and the primary clinical contact for the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care (HPHC) account. Prior to joining UBH, Frank served as the Medical Director for Public Health Solutions at Magellan Health Services in Miami, Florida.

Frank received a Bachelors of Arts in Premedical Studies and Japanese Language from the University of Notre Dame. He subsequently earned both his Law and Medical Degrees at Southern Illinois University. He is Board Certified in General Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine.

Frank settled in the Ohio Valley where he practiced Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine in underserved areas of West Virginia, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. In addition to providing direct inpatient and outpatient psychiatric services, Frank developed clinical programs to specifically address the treatment of ADHD and Opioid Dependence and provided training to primary care providers in the tri-state area on the treatment of ADHD, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, and the treatment of Substance Use Disorders utilizing evidence based practices such as medication assisted treatment (MAT).