Medical and clinical staff updates

Kirija Kokulanathan, MD

The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester is pleased to announce the appointment of Kirija Kokulanathan, MD who will serve as Psychiatrist within The Center’s Community Support Services Program.

Dr. Kokulanathan earned her MD from the Ross University School of Medicine in the West Indies and completed her residency at Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield, MA.

The Mental Health Center is also happy to announce the return of Quentin Turnbull, MD, who is currently serving as Interim Chief Medical Director. Dr. Turnbull succeeds former Medical Director, Dr. Michael McNamara, who stepped down from that role in 2020. Other changes within our clinical programs include; Anna Pousland, RN, BSN MHSA, as the new Director of Bedford Counseling Assoc. & Medication Services; Kari Sanborn has been named Director of Emergency and Interim Care Services; and Diane Distaso has assumed the role of Director, Community Support Services.

Lily Roselin Raja, APRN 

Additionally, Lily Roselin Raja, APRN will transition her services to the Medication Services Program.  Roselin has been with The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester since 2014 when she joined The Center’s Wellness Clinic as a full-time Registered Nurse. She completed her MSN from Rivier University in May 2020 and earned her APRN license in December 2020.