Ruth vanBergen, MBA, MSEd, LPC – Senior Vice President, Population Health

ruth vanBergenRuth vanBergen serves as Senior Vice President of Population Health where she is responsible for broadening and expanding MHC’s ability to meet quality and efficiency measures that are so vital to quality care.

Ruth began her career at MHC in 1998 where she led the development of the state’s first Program for Assertive Community Treatment (PACT), which is still in operation today.  She has also been instrumental in building and nurturing MHC’s care management service, focused solely on persons with serious behavioral health challenges that has matured into one of the largest programs in the state. Ruth previously held the position as Senior Vice President of Operations where she was responsible for all organizational functions, infrastructure and quality of care.

Ruth received her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Arizona State University, her MBA in Health Care Management from the University of Phoenix and a Master’s Degree in Educational Psychology from Southern Illinois University.  She is a Licensed Professional Counselor/Mental Health Service Provider and a Nationally Certified Counselor.