The Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare Systems welcomes Kami Mays Hunt of Pine Bluff as psychologist for the Health Promotion Disease Prevention Program in the Mental Health Service department.
As a psychologist in the program, Hunt will serve as HPDP coordinator, serving as the lead clinician consultant to medical center staff on health behavior coaching, collaborating with the HPDP manager in planning, developing and implementing health behavior interventions for the promotion of general health and to address health promotion behaviors such as weight loss and maintenance, tobacco use cessation, proper sleep hygiene and development of appropriate exercise regimens.
Hunt will also continue as CEO/psychologist of Tranquility Behavioral Health.
Hunt has 10 years of teaching experience as an assistant professor in social and behavioral sciences at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and professional memberships in the American Psychological Association, Arkansas Psychological Association and Arkansas Association of Black Psychology Professionals.
Her community service includes National Health Service Corps, city of Pine Bluff Parks and Recreation commissioner and various healthy choices, lifestyle or mental health presentations at health fairs and conferences. She is also a member of St. James United Methodist Church.
She is married to James Hunt and has three children: Konnor, Kam’ron and Kateria.