Karyn O’Brien-Flannagan, PsyD – 2017 Top 100 Under 50 Executive Leader


Karyn O’Brien-Flannagan, PsyD
Senior Director of Behavioral Health
Novant Health, UVA Health System
UCSF School of Medicine

Dr. Karyn is an innovative and ambitious leader with in depth knowledge of behavioral health care operations and direct clinical patient care at all levels & proficiency of strategic planning, growth and development of services.  She designed and led the $1.6m up-build of new outpatient practice location to expand service capabilities, expended services and opened a 2nd BH outpatient practice.  She also designed $1.6m renovation for inpatient psychiatry unit to increase service functions, safety and quality of program. Partnered with DBHDS and VDH on formally recognizing a detox alternative service. Dr. Karyn is a community leader, liaison and advocate for BH with government leaders.  She is a Board Member for Manassas City Schools Foundation