Ranota Hall, Chief Medical Officer

​​​​​​​​​​Dr. Ranota Hall was named Chief Medical Officer for Cardinal Innovations Healthcare in August 2015. She is responsible for ​strategic planning and medical oversight of Cardinal Innovations’ health plan to provide exceptional managed care for special populations. Dr. Hall’s clinical expertise in psychiatry, neurocognitive development, mental health and program development and implementation is advancing Cardinal Innovations’ ability to serve individuals with complex needs.

Prior to joining Cardinal Innovations, Dr. Hall served as Vice President of Medical Affairs for the North Carolina Public Sector at ValueOptions. While there, she was the Medical Director for the North Carolina Medicaid account and Children’s Health Insurance Program. Her Commercial Division responsibilities included provision of medical consultation during the implementation of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services approved demonstration of an integrated system of care for dually eligible members in Massachusetts, as well as medical oversight and strategic planning responsibilities for Employer Accounts and Health Plans.

Dr. Hall is certified in General and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. She received her medical degree in 1987 from East Tennessee State University, Quillen College of Medicine. Dr. Hall completed the General and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency programs at Duke University in 1992, and then served as Chief Resident for the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship program.

In 1993, Dr. Hall joined the faculty at Duke University as a clinical associate in the Department of Psychiatry, working in both the Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Clinic and the Adolescent Depression Clinic.

Dr. Hall worked as a staff psychiatrist at the Durham County Mental Health Center and the John Umstead Hospital and as clinical director for the 125-bed Child Psychiatric Institute, where she helped develop a Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility accredited by the Joint Commission.

Dr. Hall previously served on the North Carolina Commission for Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services. In 2012, she was elected president of the North Carolina Psychiatric Association and continues to serve as a member of the executive council. She is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and was appointed to the American Psychiatric Association’s Council on Healthcare Systems and Financing in 2015.​​