In this interview, Catherine Judd, MS, PA-C, CAQ-Psy, discusses the role a physician assistant plays in the mental health team. Physician assistants have a broad-base, primary care medical background in medicine.
Catherine Judd currently serves as a Senior PA for the Jail Mental Health Program at Parkland Health & Hospital System. She is also a Clinical Instructor and Psychiatry Preceptor in the Department of PA Studies at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Ms. Judd received her MS in Human Development from Peabody College Vanderbilt University and her PA from UT Southwestern Dallas.