Lorna J. Bland, M.D.
Dr. Lorna Bland, an Alabama native, joined APS in May 2011. She is a graduate of The University of South Alabama College of Medicine, where she was a National Health Service Corps Scholar. She completed her training in Psychiatry at The USAMC in 2004 and began her work in rural Alabama, working both privately and in public health settings. Dr. Bland has served as a Staff Psychiatrist at Mobile Infirmary from 2004 until the present year. She has been involved in research of Bipolar Disorder and Violent Behavior in Children. Dr. Bland is a member of both the AMA and APA. Most recently, she was able to represent the United States as a Citizen Ambassador to China as a part of the 2010 Psychiatry Delegation.
Amanda Mumford, M.D.
Dr. Mumford attended medical school at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center in San Antonio, as well as completing her residency in psychiatry. She has been board certified in psychiatry since 1980. After leaving San Antonio, she practiced in Portland, Oregon for nine years. Dr. Muford then moved to Alabama and settled in Florence where she worked for Riverbend Center for Mental Health. She joined Alabama Psychiatric Services in 2002 and in 2006; she transferred to the Mobile office. Dr. Mumford enjoys seeing patients of all ages.
Lynda A. Tenhundfeld, M.D.
Dr. Lynda Tenhundfeld is Board Certified in Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatry. She received her medical degree from the University of Colorado in 1985, and completed her internship and residency in Psychiatry at Tufts-New England Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. Following her fellowship in Child Psychiatry at National Children's Medical Center in Washington, D.C., she joined the faculty at Georgetown University Medical Center. She has served as Medical Director for Charter Academy in Mobile and Graydon Manor Residential Treatment Center in Leesburg, Virginia. Dr. Tenhundfeld returned to the faculty at Georgetown University as the Psychiatry Residency Training Director, and Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry before starting her private practice in Northern Virginia. She returned to Mobile Alabama with her husband, a native of Mobile and joined Alabama Psychiatric Services in the summer of 2011.
Thomas L. Welch, M.D.
Dr. Thomas Welch completed his undergraduate and medical school education from the University of Illinois. He completed his residency in psychiatry from the University of Michigan. Over the years, Dr. Welch has provided services in public and private as well as inpatient and outpatient settings. While Dr. Welch focuses his direct care services on psychopharmacology and coordinating other treatments, he views medication as just one part of an effective treatment program. He believes medicines and other therapies should be used in a careful systematic manner focusing on long term safety and effectiveness.