Dawn Benford, MSN, PMHNP-BC

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center

Dawn Benford is a board certified Adult Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Dawn earned her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Northern Arizona University, her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Arizona State University and her Master of Science in Nursing from University of Arizona. She has 10 years of experience in the assessment and treatment of patients with psychiatric disorders, including those designated as SMI (seriously mentally ill). Her expertise is in the treatment of patients with comorbid medical problems, including dementia, neurological disorders, and brain injuries. She is a member of the Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry and the American Academy of Clinical Psychiatrists.