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Avni Cirpili, RN, DNP, NEA-BC

Avni Cirpili, RN, DNP, NEA-BC
Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer

As Menninger's senior vice president and chief nursing officer, Avni Cirpili is responsible for leading and managing Patient Care Services, which is comprised of nursing, psychiatric rehabilitation, chaplaincy and The Clinic's mental health associates.


With nearly 30 years of psychiatric nursing experience, he most recently served as chief nursing officer at Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital, an 88-bed facility in the Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn.


Cirpili received a doctorate in nursing from Vanderbilt University, a master’s degree in nursing from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from Russell Sage College.