Jimenez’s new role will include oversight of CleanSlate’s behavioral health initiatives
BRENTWOOD, Tenn., November 29, 2022--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CleanSlate Centers (CleanSlate), a leading national provider of outpatient medication-assisted addiction treatment, announced today that Dr. Claudie Jimenez has been promoted to Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Jimenez has served CleanSlate’s patients in direct patient care with overarching leadership responsibilities for the past five years, helping patients overcome substance use disorders, including opioid and alcohol addiction.
In addition to continuing to lead CleanSlate’s medical initiatives, Dr. Jimenez’s new role will now oversee all the organization’s behavioral health (BH) initiatives. The integration of the BH counselors and medical providers under Dr. Jimenez’s direction will allow CleanSlate to expand its holistic approach to treatment and implementation of counseling for the benefit of patients. Dr. Jimenez will work to grow CleanSlate’s services offering under this new integrated clinical leadership model.
"Dr. Jimenez’s passion to serve our patient population is critical to CleanSlate Centers as we continue to combat the nation’s substance use epidemic through our holistic treatment approach," said CleanSlate’s CEO Chris Bove. "Her expertise is vital as we expand her role to include oversight of our behavioral health initiatives, giving our patients the best hope of success on their recovery journey."
The new clinical leadership model will enable Dr. Jimenez to focus on ensuring that CleanSlate’s medical group remains engaged in delivering the highest quality mental, behavioral and addiction services at the lowest cost to those seeking a path to long-term recovery.
Dr. Jimenez is board-certified in Addiction Medicine. Dr. Jimenez studied medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and completed a residency in Emergency Medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. She is the President of the Indiana Society of Addiction.
About CleanSlate Centers
CleanSlate Centers is a national medical group that provides physician-led, office-based treatment for individuals suffering from opioid and alcohol use disorders. Founded in 2009 in response to the growing opioid epidemic, CleanSlate has grown to become an industry leader in high-quality, evidence-based care, providing an integrated care model including medication-assisted treatment and behavioral health therapies to those suffering from the chronic disease of addiction. CleanSlate's large footprint of centers is growing rapidly to meet the demand for its medical services in states struggling with the opioid crisis throughout the country. To learn more, visit www.CleanSlateCenters.com.
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