Parinda Khatri, Ph.D., is Chief Clinical Officer at Cherokee Health Systems, a comprehensive community health care organization with 22 clinical sites in 13 counties in Tennessee. She earned her doctorate in clinical psychology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Behavioral Medicine at Duke University Medical Center. As Chief Clinical Officer at Cherokee Health Systems, she provides oversight and guidance on clinical quality, program development and management, workforce development, clinical research, and clinical operations for blended primary care and behavioral health services within the organization.
She also leads Cherokee's APA-accredited Psychology Internship Program and the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers Health Psychology Post-Doctoral Fellowship. Dr. Khatri is past- president of the Collaborative Family Healthcare Association. She is a member of the Governor’s Technical Advisory Group for Patient Centered Medical Homes for the State of Tennessee, the Research Advisory Committee for the Transdisciplinary Collaborative Centers for Health Disparities at Morehouse School of Medicine, and the Clinical Advisory Committees for Amerigroup and BlueCare of Tennessee.