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February 8, 2012
Catawba Valley Medical Center Doctor Approved for Fellow Status in American Psychiatric Association
HICKORY, NC—David Watterson Branyon, M.D. of Catawba Valley Psychiatric Services, has been approved for Fellow status in the American Psychiatric Association (APA). The honor reflects Dr. Branyon’s dedication to the work of the APA and the psychiatric profession.
Dr. Branyon obtained his medical degree from the University of Alabama and completed his general and child residencies at the Universities of Kentucky and UNC-Chapel Hill. Dr. Branyon is board certified in Child/Adolescent and General Adult psychiatry and is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He has practiced in the North Carolina public mental health system for the past 14 years and provides services at CVMC’s outpatient clinic.
Catawba Valley Medical Center in Hickory, N.C., is a not-for-profit, public healthcare system providing and promoting the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being of the public in addition to serving as a center for health education, wellness services, preventative medicine and acute care. Located in Hickory, N.C., CVMC has received three Magnet designations from the American Nurses Credentialing Center and has been recognized for providing “An Outstanding Inpatient Experience” for a third consecutive year by J.D. Power and Associates. For more information, please visit www.catawbavalleymedical.org.
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