Glenda Wrenn Gordon, M.D., MSHP

Dr. Glenda Wrenn Gordon is a board certified adult psychiatrist, Chief of Clinical Strategy for Mindoula Health and President of Mindoula Clinical Services, a Maryland-based behavioral health management company. Her areas of expertise includes advancing resilience and health equity, culturally-centered integrated care, and value-based behavioral health system innovation. She currently serves as a Board Director for the Scattergood Foundation and the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) National Board. She is also an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Clinical Psychiatry at Morehouse School of Medicine.

Dr. Wrenn was the founding Director of the Kennedy Satcher Center for Mental Health Equity at Morehouse School of Medicine until 2018. Dr. Wrenn was the first psychiatrist to serve on the Board of the National Committee for Quality Assurance, and she has served on the HHS Secretary’s Advisory Committee for Healthy People 2030 as well as the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans. Dr. Wrenn holds a BS from The United States Military Academy at West Point, received her medical doctorate from Jefferson Medical College, and she earned a Master of Science in Health Policy (MSHP) from the University of Pennsylvania. She currently lives in Decatur, Georgia with her husband, Dr. Akil Gordon and has four children, Avi, Isaiah, Elisheva, and Josiah. She joins us to share her experiences and insights navigating several residential treatment episodes of care as a mother and as an advocate for others in her network seeking similar services for their children.