Rahul N. Mehra, MD '92, CEO and Chief Medical Officer of MehraVista Health and board member for the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine Alumni Society, is the 2018 recipient of the M.A. Bernstein Behavioral Health Award. The distinguished award will be presented by the Gulf Coast Jewish Family & Community Services, which serves the community by providing children, individuals and families in need with support to ensure their safety, economic stability, and well-being in the Tampa Bay area and other locations throughout Florida.
Dr. Mehra is a board certified child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist by training. As a nationally recognized performance physician over the last thirty years, Dr. Mehra confidentially advises Major League Baseball, political leaders, physicians, c-suite executives, judges and lawyers on a variety of matters.
Dr. Mehra is dedicated to destigmatizing, raising awareness, and improving access for children and adults who are dealing with stressful life situations. His true passion is the emotional well-being of children, and he has worked and volunteered both in the local and statewide foster care system receiving numerous awards for his tireless efforts.
Each year, the Gulf Coast Jewish Family & Community Services honors individual champions for advancements in Behavioral Health Services in the State of Florida. Previous recipients have included Representative Kathleen Peters and Bob Dillinger, Public Defender – Pinellas and Pasco Counties.
The award will be presented on Saturday, March 24, 6:30 p.m. at the Gulf Coast JFCS Annual Golf Like A Rock Star event located at TopGolf in Tampa, Florida.