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Behavioral Health Affiliate of Iowa (BHAI)


New for 2019: If you are an Iowa hospital behavioral health professional, there is no charge to join BHAI. Click here to join online.


The Behavioral Health Affiliate of Iowa (BHAI) is the only statewide organization that focuses on the challenges you face as a hospital behavioral health professional. Membership to the BHAI provides:

  • A dedicated educational program.
  • Attendance at the IHA Annual Meeting for free.
  • Networking opportunities with colleagues around the state.
  • Access to a dedicated list serve.
  • Receipt of the IHA Today daily newsletter.
  • An important role in shaping behavioral health care policy.

BHAI Events

2019 Conference, June 14, IHA Conference Center, Des Moines
2019 IHA Annual Meeting, October 8-10, Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center, Des Moines

BHAI Officers

Timothy Miller, President
Care Manager
UnityPoint Health-Iowa Lutheran Hospital, Des Moines

Marilyn Rhoten, President-Elect
Vice President of Behavioral Health Services
CHI Health, Council Bluffs

Christine Krause, Secretary
Director of Behavioral Health Services
Mary Greeley Medical Center, Ames

Kent Jackson, Past-President
Director, Behavioral Health Services
UnityPoint Health-St. Luke's Hospital, Cedar Rapids

BHAI List Serve

To subscribe to the BHAI List Serve, click here.
To send a message to the BHAI List Serve, click here.

Join BHAI

New for 2019: If you are a hospital behavioral health professional, there is no charge to join BHAI.

Click here to join online

For More Information

Kim Murphy, Staff Liaison (515-288-1955)