Peggy Scallon, MD, Medical Director of Rogers New Adolescent Residential Program

OCONOMOWOC, Wis.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Peggy Scallon, MD, has been appointed medical director of the FOCUS
adolescent mood disorders program at Rogers
Memorial Hospital–Oconomowoc
. Her primary role is to provide medical
oversight of services offered and ensure that quality, effective care is
continued at Rogers’ eighth residential program.


“I’m thrilled to join the Rogers team because of Rogers’ outstanding
reputation for providing excellent patient care,” says Dr. Scallon. “The
Rogers professionals are innovative medical leaders, who are known as
teachers and advocates in the field—I couldn’t be more proud to
contribute to the Rogers mission.”

Dr. Scallon has over 20 years of psychiatric experience, primarily in
child and adolescent treatment. A graduate of the University
of Wisconsin-Madison
, she earned her medical degree from the University
of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
. She completed her
residency in general psychiatry from University
of Colorado Hospital
and a residency in child and adolescent
psychiatry at the University
of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics
. She was the director or
residency training in child and adolescent psychiatry while at the
University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Besides donating her services to local committees dedicated to improving
mental health resources for children, teens and adults, Dr. Scallon also
maintains various professional memberships. She is a fellow of the American
Psychiatric Association
(APA) and is also involved with the American
Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
(AACAP), the Wisconsin
Medical Society
(WMS), the American
Medical Association
(AMA) and more.

Dr. Scallon has also received awards and acknowledgements for her
dedication to mental health advocacy, including a “Top Doc” award from Madison
Magazine
. Knowing the importance of raising awareness and
collaborating with others in the field, she has lectured in multiple
local, national and international locations for professional and public
audiences.

“Dr. Scallon is well known in our state and region for the excellent
patient-centered care that she has been giving in Madison for many
years,” says Jerry
Halverson, MD
, medical director for Rogers Memorial
Hospital–Oconomowoc. “We are excited to have a psychiatrist of her
experience and caliber lead our newest residential program that will
address the dire need that we’ve seen for evidence-based treatment for
adolescents with mood disorders and co-morbid anxiety and substance use
disorders.”

Wisconsin-based Rogers Behavioral Health System is a private,
not-for-profit system nationally recognized for its specialized
psychiatry and addiction services. Anchored by Rogers Memorial Hospital,
Rogers offers multiple levels of evidence-based treatment for adults,
children and adolescents with
depression
and mood disorders,
eating
disorders,
addiction,
obsessive-compulsive
and anxiety disorders
, and posttraumatic
stress disorder
in multiple locations. For more
information, visit
www.rogershospital.org.

Contacts

Rogers Behavioral Health System
Stacy McGauvran-Hruby
Director
of Marketing
P. 262-646-6310
smhruby@rogershospital.org