Author: Rakel Beall-Wilkins
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Rakel Beall-Wilkins, M.D., MPH, joined Magellan in 2018 and serves as a Medical Director for Magellan Healthcare. Prior to her time at Magellan, she assisted in the launch of an addiction psychiatry clinic embedded within Harris Health System’s Healthcare for the Homeless Program, to combat local impacts of the nationwide opioid and synthetic cannabinoid (“K2”) epidemics. Dr. Beall-Wilkins also served as a member of the Baylor College of Medicine faculty with clinical duties at both the Ben Taub General Hospital Psychiatric Emergency Center and the Thomas Street Health Center. There she helped to expand behavioral health services by launching a neurocognitive clinic collaborative to better screen, diagnose and treat individuals with HIV/AIDS-associated neurocognitive disorder and psychiatric comorbidities. She is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, where she obtained a Master of Public Health degree. Dr. Beall-Wilkins obtained her medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine.