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Leadership Team

Merced Behavioral Center is here to support our residents and families. We all work together to provide the best possible care in an environment that strives to enhance the quality of life. Contact us today!

Committed to making a difference

Meet our Team


Administrator – Jeri Allgood, MSW, NHA​

Medical Director – Dr. Timothy Johnston, MD

Director of Nursing – Austin Bradley, MSN, RN

Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) – Shanna Munoz, RN

Director of Special Treatment Program – Wes Kelly

Assistant Director of Special Treatment Program – Ray Dela Pena, LVN

Director of Staff Development – Amanda Smith, LVN, IP

Lead Infection Preventionist – Diana da Silva, RN, IP

MDS Coordinator – Stella Aoay, RN


MDS Nurse – Bernard Chiu, LVN

Business Office Manager – Kimberly Lewis

AP/Payroll – Lisa Ruezga

Medical Records Coordinator – Connie Mooneyham

Activities Director – Jennifer Young

Social Services Director –Kayimoa Masiano

Admissions & Discharges Director – Candy Watts

Dietary Supervisor – Mary Flores

Maintenance Director – Jon Sorenson

Mental Healthcare

Merced Behavioral Center

located in Merced, CA


Call 209-723-8814

Visitation Hours

Monday – Sunday
11:45 a.m. – 1:25 p.m.
2:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

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1255 B Street, Merced, CA 95341

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