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Jeff Jernigan, Ph.D., BCPPC, FAIS

Clinical psychologist, hospital administrator, engineer, and expert rock climber: These describe Jeff’s 35-year career focused on influencing change in people and organizations by capitalizing on growth and change through leadership selection and development. Jeff is the Regional Life Science & Healthcare Practice Leader for Stanton Chase.

Jeff’s work in healthcare, manufacturing, and engineering has taken him to 38 countries around the world. As an internationally recognized thought leader and educator on the prevention of burnout and self-directed violence associated with mass violence and disasters, Jeff has also worked with military and government agencies on three continents.

He has been the recipient of the prestigious Workforce Optimas Award for Financial Impact, the Gallup National Healthcare Excellence Award for Culture Change, Gallup World Class Manager President’s Club Award, and the Saratoga Institute’s Global Best Practice Award for financial growth.

Jeff has been featured in Healthcare Executive, Workforce, Business Finance, and Church Executive magazines for business leadership excellence and is a contributing editor for Combat Stress magazine addressing stress fatigue and PTSD in the military. He also serves as a Subject Matter Expert for stress fatigue and stress disorders with the Wellness Council of America.

Jeff’s professional memberships include the American College of Healthcare Executives, National Association of Addiction Professionals, American Association for Suicidology, American Institute of Stress, and the International Association for Continuing Education and Training. He serves as the Chairman of the Board for Olive Branch International, a humanitarian relief organization serving in the wake of mass disaster or violence on three continents.

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