|Sharon Freese||Truman Medical Center Behavioral Health delivers comprehensive services to more than 17,000 patients annually through community outreach clinics in the Kansas City metropolitan area and in the Crossroads Art District. Their unique role as a hospital-based mental health center supports a whole-person, integrated health model of service delivery that is increasingly the standard of best practice for healthcare.
Sharon Freese was appointed Chief Operating Officer of Behavioral Health in 2016. She has more than 25 years of nursing, mental health and healthcare leadership experience and spent has served a variety of roles at TMC over the years. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, and went on to earn her Master’s of Social Work from the University of Missouri, Kansas City. Sharon is a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, as well as a Crisis Prevention Institute instructor.