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2003 Press Releases
The Harbor Behavioral Health Care Institute Appoints New Medical Directors

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (January 6, 2003)---The Harbor Behavioral Health Care Institute recently appointed Fay Cannon, Jr., M.D., and Nieves Iglesias, M.D., co-medical directors. Dr. Cannon oversees and supervises the medical staff for the Department of Adult Medical Outpatient Care and the Crisis Stabilization Unit, as well as the Adult Clinical Programs for The Harbor. Dr. Iglesias is responsible for the medical staff for the Department of Children Medical Outpatient Care, the Crisis Stabilization Unit and the Children and Adolescent Clinical Programs for the Harbor.

Before being promoted to co-medical director, Dr. Cannon was a staff psychiatrist with the Harbor for the past 10 years. Prior to joining the Harbor, he was a resident in psychiatry at the University of South Florida Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine in Tampa. He obtained his medical degree from the University of South Carolina in Charleston, S.C. and his bachelor's degree from Clemson University in Clemson, S.C.

Dr. Iglesias was a staff psychiatrist at the Harbor prior to her appointment as co-medical director. Before joining the Harbor, she was the director of psychiatry at Hilton Head Hospital in Hilton Head, S.C. She received her medical degree from the Universidad del Este in San Pedro in the Dominican Republic and her bachelor's degree from St. Peter's College in Jersey City, N.J.

The Harbor Behavioral Health Care Institute is dedicated to improving the health of all it serves through community-owned health services that set the standard for high quality, compassionate care. The Harbor offers comprehensive mental health and substance abuse programs in Pasco, Hernando and Pinellas counties.

Contact: Phoebe Ochman/Beth Hardy

The Harbor News Bureau

727-461-8117/ 727-298-6199 Phone

727-468-7586/ 727-419-4471 Pager