Senior Consultant for Clinical Operations, Office of Mental Health and Suicide Prevention, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Central Office
Dr. Kendra Weaver serves as the Senior Consultant for Clinical Operations in the Office of Mental Health and Suicide Prevention (OMHSP), Department of Veterans Affairs Central Office (VACO). In this role, she provides consultation, guidance, and leadership for multiple, systems-focused, national initiatives, including team-based care, behavioral health leadership training, and telemental health. In her 20+ years with VA, Dr. Weaver has served in several clinical and administrative leadership positions at the facility, Veterans Integrated Service Network, and VACO levels.
Dr. Weaver received her Doctor of Psychology degree in Clinical Psychology from Baylor University in 2001, with highest honors. She is a graduate of the Leadership VA Class of 2007; Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Health Care Leadership Institute, 2007; VHA Executive Career Field Development Program, 2009; and the Federal Executive Institute, 2010. Her awards include the 2004 Federal Women’s Program Outstanding Woman of the Year Award for Leadership at the James H. Quillen VA and the 2017 American Psychological Association, Division 18, VA Section Award for Outstanding Administrator. Professional affiliations include the American Psychological Association and Phi Beta Kappa Society.