Lakeview Center Welcomes New Director of Inpatient Services

Barbara Bear, Director Inpatient Services, Lakeview Center Pensacola

Pensacola, Fla. (July 12, 2018) – Lakeview Center, Inc., is pleased to welcome Barbara Beard to a new role. Beard has been selected to provide oversight of the administrative and clinical functions of inpatient services as the new director. 

Beard has been a nurse for more than 22 years. She has worked in acute psychiatric hospital settings all of her career, mostly in supervisory and quality/education roles. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in nursing from Western Governors University in Salt Lake City, Utah, and currently is pursuing a Master of Business Administration. Beard is Board Certified as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse and a member of American Psychiatric Nurse Association.

“Barbara is an individual with impeccable credentials and experience and she’s very capable of providing the guidance, support, and direction to continue moving us toward excellence in our clinical processes and outcomes,” Dennis Goodspeed, president Lakeview Behavioral Health Services.