Parinda Khatri, PhD, is Chief Clinical Officer at Cherokee Health Systems, a comprehensive community health care organization with 56 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 Post-Doctoral 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. Dr. Khatri also trains, consults, and presents extensively on integrated care. She also leads Cherokee's APA-accredited Psychology Internship Program and the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers member Health Psychology Post-Doctoral Fellowship.
Dr. Khatri is currently president of the Collaborative Family Healthcare Association, and also serves as a co-chair of the Behavioral Health Special Interest Group for the Patient Centered Primary Care Collaborative, and a member of the Research Advisory Committee for the Transdisciplinary Collaborative Centers for Health Disparities at Morehouse School of Medicine.