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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

2020 Conference, June 12, IHA Conference Center, Des Moines
2019 IHA Annual Meeting, October 8-10, Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center, Des Moines

BHAI Officers

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

Christine Krause, President-Elect
Director of Behavioral Health Services
Mary Greeley Medical Center, Ames

Debra Brodersen, Secretary
Director, Behavioral Health Services
Spencer Hospital

BHAI List Serve

To subscribe 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)