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David C. Hall MD, Psychiatry & Behavioral Health
David C. Hall MD
Child, Adolescent and Family Psychiatry

A graduate of Harvard College, Cambridge, MA, Dr. Hall earned an MD degree from the University of Washington School of Medicine, where he also interned in Medicine Psychiatry, served a Psychiatric Residency and held a Fellowship in Child Psychiatry. He was named Chief Resident in Child Psychiatry and received a citation for Clinical Excellence from the UW residency program. Dr. Hall is board eligible in adult and child psychiatry.

Mark H. Backlund MD, Psychiatry & Behavioral Health 
Mark H. Backlund MD
General Psychiatry

Dr. Backlund received his medical degree from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine where he also served an internship in Psychiatry. He completed a Residency in Psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin with an emphasis on Family Therapy. During that program he also explored and integrated a blend of biological, psychological and social factors into his approach to patient care. Dr. Backlund has held membership in the American Psychiatric Association and the American Association of Community Psychiatrists.
Jeri Rudolf MN, BSN
Jeri Rudolf MN, BSN
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Jeri Rudolf received a Bachelors of Science degree in Nursing from Minot State University, Minot, ND and a Master of Nursing from Montana State University, Bozeman, MT. She is licensed to practice as an advanced practice nurse with prescriptive authority in Washington and New Mexico, and has earned certification as a family psychiatric mental health practitioner from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Prior to joining Island Hospital, Rudolf provided psychiatric services at Presbeterian Medical Services, Valley Community Health Center, Espanola, NM. She is a member of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, the American Nurses Association and the National Alliance on Mental Illness.
Jocelyn Palmer-Perry LICSW, Psychiatry & Behavioral Health
Jocelyn Palmer-Perry LICSW
Social Worker

Jocelyn Palmer-Perry completed her Masters in Social Work at the University of Washington School of Social Work in 1998. She is licensed as an Independent Clinical Social Worker and holds a certification from the Academy of Certified Social Workers. Jocelyn has worked in the mental health field since 1988 and has experiences working with children, adolescents, families, adults with chronic mental illness and cross cultural counseling. She is a member of the National Association of Social Workers.
Suzanne Staum LMHC, NCC, Psychiatry & Behavioral Health
Suzanne Staum LMHC, NCC

Suzanne Staum completed her Masters in Counseling Psychology at City University of Seattle. She is a licensed Mental Health Counselor and has experience working with children, adolescents, families and adults. In addition to her work in our clinic, Suzanne is part of a partnership between Island Hospital and the Anacortes School District providing weekly therapy to children referred by the Anacortes School District. Suzanne is a member of the Washington Mental Health Counselors Association and the American Mental Health Counselors Association.