• Jo C. Deaton, MS, APRN/PMH-BC, CDNC

    Senior Director of Nursing for Behavioral Health

    With more than 40 years of experience as a nurse in mental health and addiction, Jo C. Deaton has brought a wealth of knowledge to her role at Anne Arundel Medical Center. Prior to joining AAMC, Deaton served as the Director of Nursing, Psychiatry and Neurosciences at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.

    Specializing in psychiatric nursing with a family therapy focus, Deaton holds a master’s degree in Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing from the University of Maryland, Baltimore’s School of Nursing.

    Deaton is an active member of the Maryland Association of Chemical Dependency Nurses (MACDN), American Psychiatric Nurses’ Association (APNA) and the American Nurses’ Association (ANA), among others.